WA Guineas, Ascot Racecourse

Looking for early info on this year’s W.A. Guineas? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.

A race restricted to three year olds, the W.A. Guineas is a Group 2 mile event taking place at Ascot Racecourse as part of Railway Stakes Day that kicks off elite level racing for the Perth Summer Racing Carnival. 

Offering a lucrative $500,000 in prize money, the WA Guineas can serve as a good lead-up for the best three-year-olds heading towards the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m), a double last completed by star filly Arcadia Queen (2018).

WA Guineas 2021 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, November 20th, 2021
  • Track Location: Ascot Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,600 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Set weights
  • Qualification: Three year olds
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 2
  • Operator: Perth Racing
  • Prize Purse: $500,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1937
  • 2021 WA Guineas Winner: Treasured Star

wa guineas 2021 RESULTS

The official 2021 WA Guineas results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday November 20, 2021. 

  1. #13 Treasured Star
  2. #2 Stay Safe
  3. #7 Devoted

WA Guineas Betting 2021

New Ways to Bet at neds

There are many different ways to bet on the WA Guineas, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

Bet Type How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s WA Guineas
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s WA Guineas.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s WA Guineas. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in the WA Guineas, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.
Quinella Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within the WA Guineas, in order to win the Quinella.
Exacta Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the WA Guineas to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the WA Guineas to win the Trifecta.
First Four You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the WA Guineas to win the First 4.
Quadrella Bet (Quaddie) You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from the WA Guineas, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The WA Guineas in 2021

  1. Join up at neds.com.au
  2. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  3. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
  4. Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on WA Guineas Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

WA Guineas 2021 Odds

Early market betting odds on the 2021 WA Guineas will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit neds.com.au.

Which Horse Will Win The WA Guineas in 2021

Factors to consider when picking which three-year-old will win the 2021 WA Guineas include: 

  • Local Advantage – As with most races in WA, it’s a long way to come for East Coasters. Keep your eyes peeled for a Western Australia milers that have a good record at Ascot.
  • Fillies – Anyone coming off of a race at the WA Champion Fillies Stakes is one to watch in this race with Arcadia Queen (2018) and Watch Me Dance (2020) recently doing the double. The fillies also beat home the boys in 2021 with Treasured Star saluting for the punters. 

WA Guineas Favourites 2021

Early favourites in 2021 WA Guineas betting include the Grant & Alana Williams-trained filly Treasured Star and Simon Miller’s Fairetha Stakes winner It’sarayday

Arcadia Queen ($1.90 in 2018) and Treasured Star ($2.90 in 2021) are the latest WA Guineas favourites to win.

WA Guineas field 2021

The official 2021 WA Guineas field of final acceptances is announced the Monday of race week and will be published in full below. 

The WA Guineas 2021 final field features 13 young milers including Fairetha Stakes winner It’sarayday and the ultra-consistent filly Buzzoom coming off a second in last weekend’s Group 3 WA Champion Fillies’ Classic at the same track and distance.

WA Guineas 2021 Tips

Favourite: #13 Treasured Star ($2.30 at time of publish)

Best Bet: #10 Buzzoom ($4.60 at time of publish)

Best Roughie: #5 He’s A Lucky Lad ($26 at time of publish)

Our insider 2021 WA Guineas tips will be detailed above the week of the race and a full betting preview available on the Neds Blog.


WA Guineas Race Day 2021

The Group 2 $500,000 WA Guineas takes place on Saturday, the 20th of November, 2021 as part of Railway Stakes Day 2021 at Ascot Racecourse with racing on the card led by the state’s opening elite level race – the Group 1 $1 million Railway Stakes (1600m). 

WA Guineas Barrier Draw 2021

The 2021 WA Guineas barrier draw will be released the Monday of race week and published in our above WA Guineas Field section. 

WA Guineas Nominations 2021

The 2021 WA Guineas nominations close in early October about a month out from the race and will be published below.

The early WA Guineas 2021 nominations attracted 73 three-year-olds including the Simon Miller-trained Fairetha Stakes winner It’sarayday.

WA Guineas Weights 2021

Set weights conditions apply to this race. 2021 WA Guineas weights on the final acceptances will be published in our above WA Guineas Field section. 

WA Guineas Acceptances 2021

Acceptances must be declared before 12:00PM (AEDT) on Monday November 15, 2021 and will be published in our above WA Guineas Field section. 

WA Guineas jockeys 2021

Riders must be declared by 3:00PM (AEDT) on Wednesday November 17, 2021 with the 2021 WA Guineas jockeys to be published in our above WA Guineas Field section. 

WA Guineas Scratchings 2021

Scratchings close at 11:00AM (AEDT) on Saturday November 20, 2021.

WA Guineas Prize Money 2021

The WA Guineas prize purse is worth $500,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth. A trophy ($1,000 in value) is awarded to first place.

Place Prize Money
1st $290,000
2nd $100,000
3rd $45,000
4th $20,000
5th $10,000
6th $5,000
7th $5,000
8th $5,000
9th $5,000
10th $5,000

WA Guineas Form Guide 2021

The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check below for a link to our full 2021 WA Guineas Form Guide following final acceptances. 


WA Guineas Live 2021

You can watch or listen to the 2021 WA Guineas live, across the following mediums.

Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)

Radio: Radio Sport National

WA Guineas Winners

Winners of the WA Guineas going back to the year 2000 appear below. If you would like to view the full list of WA Guineas winners, going all the way back to 1937, please visit our WA Guineas Winners page.

Year Winner Second Place Third Place Time
2021 Treasured Star Stay Safe Devoted 1:36.3
2020 Watch Me Dance Em Tee Aye Dom To Shoot 1:35.8
2019 War Saint Kay Cee Red Can Man 1:37.8
2018 Arcadia Queen Lady Cosmology Flirtini 1:34.9
2017 Perfect Jewel Achener Star Art Series 1:36.6
2016 Variation Ellicazoom Ragazzo D’Oro 1:37.0
2015 Man Booker Spirit Bird The Cobbla 1:34.7
2014 Rommel Disposition Say Geronimo 1:36.0
2013 Ihtsahymn Miss Rose De lago Saint Bro 1:37.6
2012 Academus Bippo No Bungus Darlington Abbey 1:35.9
2011 King Saul Caiguna Red Hot Sax 1:36.1
2010 Playing God Lauradane Hoegaarden 1:36.2
2009 Clueless Angel Thorn Dancer The Corporation 1:35.0
2008 Moccasin Bend Locus Standi Saxon Palace 1:33.7
2007 Megatic Perestroika Moisture 1:35.6
2006 Vain Crusader Real Cheeky Translate 1:35.8
2005 Cape North Lock The Vault Geil 1:36.0
2004 Dr John Moet Magic Stormy Nova 1:36.7
2003 River Mist Changing Lanes Laetare 1:37.3
2002 The Right Money Trimagic Amphritite 1:36.8
2001 Royal Retrieve Kentiara Dexian 1:36.0
2000 Kalatiara Mr Tanzania Eutectic 1:37.5