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Rosehill Guineas 2021 Tips, Preview & Best Bets

  • The Rosehill Guineas is one of five Group One races run on Golden Slipper day
  • Worth $600,000, this major is run over 2000m at Rosehill
  • The 2021 edition will be run on Saturday, March 20
  • Preview and tips are included below
Rosehill Guineas Tips
Mo'unga is the outright favourite for the 2021 Rosehill Guineas. (Getty)
This Rosehill Guineas is always one of the more anticipated features of the early autumn, with a maturing three-year-old crop now getting out to 10 furlongs.

Champions such as Phar Lap, Tulloch, Ajax, Kingston Town and Octagonal are some of the stars to have taken out this famous race which was given group one status in 1980 and dates all the way back to 1910.

Off a runner-up finish in the Randwick Guineas, Mo'unga is the $2.60 favourite with Palmerbet for the 2021 Rosehill Guineas.

2021 Rosehill Guineas Field & Odds

1Lion's Roar (NZ)John O'SheaBrenton Avdulla956.5kg$4.40
2Lunar FoxPaul PreuskerNoel Callow156.5kg $15
3Mo'unga (NZ)Annabel NeashamTommy Berry256.5kg $2.60
4WheelhouseChris WallerHugh Bowman456.5kg $9.50
5The ElanoraChris WallerNash Rawiller856.5kg $20
6KhoekhoeMatt CumaniKerrin McEvoy1056.5kg $18
7BucharestChris WallerCraig Williams656.5kg $81
8Sky LabPaul PerryDamian Lane556.5kg $15
9Here To Shock (NZ)Brent StanleyTom Marquand356.5kg $61
10KobestarAnthony CummingsRachel King1156.5kg $251
11MontefiliaDavid PayneJason Collett754.5kg $4.60
Odds courtesy of Palmerbet & odds correct at 12am on 18/03/2021.

2021 Rosehill Guineas Tips

2021 Rosehill Guineas Best Bet - Mo'unga

He could be the shining light for the Australian middle distance/staying ranks is this colt who looked quite lacklustre in his trials but still performed superbly first-up in the CS Hayes Stakes and the blinkers went on for the first time in the Randwick Guineas.

It was the biggest of all eye-catching performances from the son of Savabeel there, where after being blocked for a run early in the straight, was forced to come off the rail and switch all the way out to the middle lanes, where he hasn't balanced up until the 50m before launching late.

Ability has taken Mo'unga a long way but that key gear change last start could be the making of him and while we'd be much more confident in this three-year-old if he had drawn out a little more, with anything close to even luck, I think he'll announce himself on Saturday by blowing this field away.

Mo'unga - $3.30Rosehill Guineas Best Betbet now
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2021 Rosehill Guineas Next Best Bet - Montefilia

While this filly was the proven class runner going into the Surround Stakes as a dual Group One winner last spring, the market support off a pair of trials which indicated that she would need further than the 1400m was surprising.

Although the last 600m times don't quite back it up, that return performance was visually much better to that of Hungry Heart's, a frustrating galloper who managed to peak off that outing when winning last Saturday's Phar Lap Stakes and Montefilia was the strongest through the line from the backmarkers.

The 1400m to 2000m second-up isn't conventional, but being a lightly framed three-year-old, she does come to hand early in her campaigns before tapering off later which was evident last spring, where she recorded back-to-back feature wins in seven days but had trained off after that fourth run ahead of the VRC Oaks.

Montefilia - $7.00Rosehill Guineas Next Best Betbet now
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2021 Rosehill Guineas Value Bet - Sky Lab

Despite stepping up to Group One level now off Benchmark races, Sky Lab does find himself back against his age group for the first time this preparation, bringing different form lines to the Rosehill Guineas and at 88 level, was aiming a fourth straight win on February 27.

Sustaining a long run but still bolting into to score first-up at the Provincials on a Heavy 9, there's a few ways of looking at the second-up victory that followed as he was admittedly in the worst part of the track, so it had merit but on the other hand, was extremely fortunate to get that run given James McDonald rolled off the fence with the favourite.

To the eye, it was just a run in that last outing but as a type that does need to be building momentum earlier, the son of Real Impact wasn't suited attempting a passage from the rear in restricted room late, but was still fair on the line.

Sky Lab - $11.00Rosehill Guineas Value Betbet now
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Rosehill Guineas 2021 FAQ

When is the 2021 Rosehill Guineas?

The Group One Rosehill Guineas in 2021 will be run on Saturday, March 20 at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney.

It will run as Race 5 on the program.

Who won the 2020 Rosehill Guineas?

Castelvecchio won the 2020 Rosehill Guineas.

What is the Rosehill Guineas worth?

The Rosehill Guineas is worth $600,000.

$344,000 goes to the winner.

What distance is the Rosehill Guineas?

The Rosehill Guineas is run over a distance of 2000 metres.

It's the main lead-up to the Australian Derby.

How can I live stream the Rosehill Guineas?

Visit the bets.com.au live streaming hub for all the information on how you can watch the Rosehill Guineas from your phone, tablet or laptop.

How to bet on the Rosehill Guineas?

To place a bet on the Rosehill Guineas you'll need to be signed up with an online bookmaker.

Markets are out currently with most corporate bookmakers for the Rosehill Guineas.



With even luck from an inside draw, Mo;unga should prove too classy for his rivals in the 2021 Rosehill Guineas.

Respecting Montefilia and Lion's Roar but they're both short enough at sub $5, so having a small saver on Sky Lab who's a decent each-way price.

Best Bet: Mo'unga To Win @160.00 at BetMGM - 9 Units
Value Bet: Sky Lab To Win @1400.0 at PlaySugarhouse Sport - 1 Unit

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