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When is the 2024 1000 Guineas?

Last updated: 06 Jun 2023
John Eastwood 06 Jun 2023
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  • We bring you the dates and vital information about the 2024 1000 Guineas
  • The 1000 Guineas takes place at Newmarket on Sunday 5th May in 2024
Oisin Murphy celebrates after riding Mawj to win The Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. (Getty)

When is the 2024 1000 Guineas?

The 1000 Guineas takes place on Sunday 5th May in 2024. This Classic will be run at Newmarket at 3:35pm and shown live on ITV Racing.

Who won the last 1000 Guineas?

Oisin Murphy and Saeed bin Suroor teamed up to win the 2023 1000 Guineas, as Mawj edged out favourite Tahiyra to claim victory.

What is the 1000 Guineas?

The 1000 Guineas is one of the oldest races in British flat racing, having first been run at Newmarket in 1814. This Group One is also one of the five Classic races in British flat racing. Any filly who can win the 1000 Guineas, the Epsom Oaks and the St Leger in the same season will be awarded the Fillies' Triple Crown.

Where is the 1000 Guineas run?

The 1000 Guineas is run at Newmarket racecourse, situated in Suffolk, England. Newmarket has two racecourses, and the 2000 Guineas is run on the Rowley Mile.

Which horses will run in the 1000 Guineas?

Only the best three-year-old fillies will run in the 2000 Guineas. Juvenile races like the Matron Stakes and the Fillies' Mile often produce the next year's 1000 Guineas winner. The Nell Gwyn Stakes and Trial at Leopardstown are often used as lead-up races for the 2000 Guineas.

Where can I watch the 2024 1000 Guineas?

The 2024 1000 Guineas will be shown live on ITV and RacingTV. If you plan on watching the racing via your mobile or tablet, then bookmakers such as bet365 will allow you to stream the race live.

2000 Guineas Live Streaming 

The bet365 live streaming service covers a wide range of horse racing on a daily basis. Here's how to stream the 2024 1000 Guineas live online:

  1. Visit bet365 > live streaming > horse racing
  2. Log-in or register for an account (use the bet365 bonus code NEWBONUS if opening a new account)
  3. Registered depositing users can then watch and bet on live horse racing.

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1000 Guineas History

The 1000 Guineas was first run in 1814 when the Bill Clift-trained Charlotte was successful.

Trainer Robert Robson, who raced horses for the 4th Duke of Grafton, dominated the race in the early editions.

The pair won nine 1000 Guineas' in 10 years before the run came to an end in 1828 when Bobby Pettit won with Zoe.

In more recent times the 1000 Guineas has been taken out by the big breeding barns. Coolmore Stud, Godolphin, Ballymore and other leading UAE-operated studs have taken top honours.

The team of Magnier, Tabor and Smith won the 1000 Guineas in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The Coolmore team sets their fillies for the 1000 Guineas and they're tough to beat come May at Newmarket.

Interestingly, the 1000 Guineas was named according to its original prize fund. The race was initially worth 1000 Guineas, which is where the Guineas name originates.

There has been a good mix of favourites and longshots win the 1000 Guineas, which is great for bettors of all levels.

This is mostly because the field sizes for the 1000 Guineas are large compared to some other Group 1 races in the UK, with most Guineas' fields attracting between 15 and 17 runners.

Bookmakers are forced to offer better odds due to the size of the fields and bettors have been able to cash in recently.

Winter was a highly-regarded filly, but she was sent out at odds of 9/1. The Aidan O'Brien-trained runner wasn't the top pick for the stable, but some bettors rightfully identified the value on offer.

That was the second consecutive winner for O'Brien, who also trained 2016 winner Minding, which was well-found by bettors at 11/10.

It pays to follow jockey Ryan Moore, who won the 1000 Guineas in 2012, 2015 and 2016.

His biggest win came aboard Homecoming Queen in 2012 where the filly upset a talented field at odds of 25/1. That was before Moore was a legitimate superstar and bettors shouldn't expect a Moore-ridden thoroughbred to be paying long odds ever again.

The rule of thumb for betting the 1000 Guineas is to stick with the big stables. It's rare to see a small-time trainer take out one of the Classic races, especially the Guineas.

Barrier one is something to avoid in the 1000 Guineas. No horses have placed from the inside barrier in the last 10 years.

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