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Rosehill Guineas

The Rosehill Guineas is a Group 1 race for three-year-olds held annually in late March at Rosehill racecourse in Sydney, New South Wales. The race is run over a distance of 2000 metres under set weight conditions and worth $600,000 in prizemoney. The 2017 Rosehill Guineas was won by Gingernuts from Inference with So Si Bon third.

Rosehill Guineas Day is held on the first day of the Rosehill autumn carnival and offers a number of quality feature races, including the Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes, Gr1 George Ryder Stakes and Gr1 The Galaxy.

2018 Rosehill Guineas info

Date: Saturday 24th March 2018
Track: Rosehill racecourse, Sydney
Distance: 2000 metres
Race Type: 3yo - Set Weights
Status: Group 1
Prizemoney: $600,000
2017 Winner: Gingernuts
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The Rosehill Guineas is a good horse's race and one of the better three-year-old events during the Sydney autumn racing carnival and is the first test at 2000m for three-year-olds at the elite level. The Gr1 Randwick Guineas is the logical lead up to this race.

Both It's A Dundeel (2013) & Metal Bender (2009) have taken out the Randwick Guineas & Rosehill Guineas double in recent years, while a number of horses have managed to either win or place in both races.

Many of our very best three-year-olds have won the Rosehill Guineas including It's A Dundeel, Jimmy Choux (2011), Metal Bender (2009), Sky Heights (1999), Tie The Knot (1998), Octagonal (1996), Danewin (1995), Naturalism (1992) and Sky Chase (1988).

The Guineas is the first real staying test for three-year-olds in group one class and is often a good pointer to the premier 3yo event of the autumn, the Gr1 ATC Australian Derby over 2400m later in the month at Randwick. In recent times It's A Dundeel (2013), Eremein (2005) and Sky Heights (1999) have all take out the Rosehill Guineas & ATC Derby double.

Interestingly enough, Sacred Halls (2nd in 2013) managed to take out the Gr1 Doncaster Handicap at Randwick at his next start following his second place finish in this race.

Gingernuts (2017) was an impressive winner of the Gr1 NZ Derby over 2400m at Ellerslie in New Zealand before crossing the Tasman to win this event on a heavy track Tarzino (2016)and recent Rosehill Guineas winners incude Tarzino (2016) and Volkstok'n'Barrell (2015).

2017 Rosehill Guineas result

1. $6.50 Gingernuts 56.5 Opie Bosson
2. $3.00 Inference 56.5 Tommy Berry
3. $20.00 So Si Bon 56.5 Kerrin McEvoy

then followed
4. $10.00 Anaheim 56.5 Hugh Bowman
5. $26.00 Harper's Choice 56.5 Brenton Avdulla
6. $12.00 Impavido 56.5 Jeff Lloyd
7. $101.00 Hollywood Mo 56.5 Ben Melham
8. $8.50 Comin' Through 56.5 Craig Williams
9. $18.00 Sizzling Bullet 56.5 Ryan Moore
10. $10.00 Prized Icon 56.5 Glyn Schofield
11. $21.00 Land Of Plenty 56.5 Steven Arnold
12. $14.00 Seaburge 56.5 Blake Shinn

Margins: 2.3 len, 0.1 len
Time: 2:11.46

Rosehill Guineas Day has a number of group races on the card including the Gr1 Ranvet Stakes, Gr3 Birthday Card Stakes, Gr3 Epona Stakes & Gr3 NE Manion Cup.

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Rosehill Guineas recent winners & placegetters

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2017 Gingernuts Inference So Si Bon 2:11.4
2016 Tarzino Montaigne Jameka 2:03.5
2015 Volkstok'n'Barrell Preferment Hallowed Crown 2:03.4
2014 Criterion Thunder Fantasy Teronado 2:05.9
2013 It's A Dundeel Sacred Falls Tatra 2:02.2
2012 Laser Hawk Ocean Park Silent Achiever 2:02.1
2011 Jimmy Choux Retrieve Shamrocker 2:05.3
2010 Zabrasive Rock Classic Run For Naara 2:04.5
2009 Metal Bender Sousa Rock Kingdom 2:03.2
2008 Dealer Principal Kingda Ka Littorio 2:04.5
2007 He's No Pie Eater Ambitious General Flumicino 2:02.7
2006 De Beers Oh Oklahoma Primus 2:03.5
2005 Eremein Nevis Outback Prince 2:01.3
2004 Niello Grand Zulu Elvstroem 2:01.1
2003 Helenus Mummify Sunday Joy 2:02.7
2002 Carnegie Express Don Eduardo Pentastic 2:00.8
2001 Sale Of Century Danamite Scenic Warrior 2:01.0
2000 Diatribe Freemason Crawl 2:04.3
1999 Sky Heights Dignity Dancer Arena 2:00.1
1998 Tie The Knot Tycoon Lil Pursuits 2:01.3
1997 Tarnpir Lane Intergaze Ebony Grosve 2:00.5
1996 Octagonal Saintly Nothin' Leica Dane 1:59.9
1995 Danewin Sharscay Turridu 1:59.9
1994 Star Of Maple Waikikamukau March Hare 2:03.4
1993 Innocent King Irish Rort Corregidor 2:01.9
1992 Naturalism Veandercross Skylock 2:05.0
1991 Surfers Paradise St Jude Centro 2:02.9
1990 Solar Circle Stargazer Zabeel 2:06.3
1989 Riverina Charm Power Of Destiny Our Krona 2:06.4
1988 Sky Chase Brixton Town Hunter 2:04.4