Rosehill Guineas 2017
Group 1 $500,000 Rosehill Guineas – Rosehill, Saturday 19th March 2015
The Rosehill Guineas is a Group 1 race for three-year-olds held at Rosehill racecourse as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. The race is run over a distance of 2000 metres under set weight conditions. The race is held on the same day as the Golden Slipper for the two year olds as well as the George Ryder, Ranvet and the Galaxy with an incredible five Group 1 races on the day.
The 2014 Rosehill Guineas was won by the super Criterion but the 2016 race was a magnificent affair with the brilliant 2015 Victorian Derby winner during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Tarzino the winner and brilliant mare Jameka running third on her way to winning the 2016 Caulfield Cup.
The Rosehill Guineas is one of the best three-year-old events during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and is a 2000m for three-year-olds at the top level. The Randwick Guineas is the lead up to this race. It’s A Dundeel (2013) & Metal Bender (2009) have taken out the Randwick Guineas & Rosehill Guineas double in recent years.
Many of the best three-year-olds have won the Rosehill Guineas including It’s A Dundeel, Metal Bender (2009), Tie The Knot (1998), Octagonal (1996), Danewin (1995), and Naturalism (1992). The Rosehill Guineas is a great 3 year old staying race and also a highlight of the Carnival. The Australian Derby two weeks during The Championships at Royal Randwick after this race completes the feature 3 year old races for the Carnival.