Guelph has lead all the way to win the Group 1 Thousand Guineas at Caulfield Racecourse today October 16, 2013.
The three-year-old won the race by one and a half lengths ahead of May’s Dream, who finished a gallant second, while Gregers placed in third position.
Guelph was paying odds of $1.45 to win the 2013 Thousand Guineas at Ladbrokes.com.au and was the overwhelming favourite for the race.
The Exceed And Excel filly has now won seven of her 11 race starts and has earned more than $1.58 million in prize money.
Trainer Peter Snowden was thrilled to see Guelph win the 2013 Thousand Guineas.
“We know she’s dominant at a mile,” Snowden said.
“You back her ability.
“She’s a very very good filly. She’s got a great attitude to go with it.
“She’s a very well bred filly. She’s a very gifted filly.
“I think the autumn might be the best we see her.
“She’s a well-deserved winner and good on her.”
Snowden is yet to decide whether Guelph will go to the 2013 Cox Plate on October 26, 2013.
“It’s not my call alone. it’s the team’s decision,” Snowden said.
Jockey Kerrin McEvoy was aboard Guelph was today’s 2013 Thousand Guineas win.
“She’s a dream to be around. A lovely filly to sit on the back of,” McEvoy said.
“I had a few different scenarios in my head.
“But when she began well I thought stuff it, I’ll take the race by the scruff of the neck.
“I suppose we just wait and see how she pulls up.
“Obviously there’s a few options for her.”
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2013 Thousand Guineas Race Results & Finishing Order
|1||1||GUELPH||Peter Snowden||Kerrin McEvoy||–||5||55.5kg||$1.45F|
|2||5||MAY’S DREAM||Darren Weir||Nicholas Hall||1.75L||3||55.5kg||$7.50|
|3||2||GREGERS||David Hayes||Chad Schofield (a)||4.25L||2||55.5kg||$10|
|4||8||WORDPLAY||Anthony Cummings||Damien Oliver||5L||6||55.5kg||$26|
|5||3||BOUND FOR EARTH||John O’Shea||James McDonald||6.75L||7||55.5kg||$26|
|6||9||GYPSY DIAMOND||John O’Shea||Brett Prebble||6.85L||1||55.5kg||$151|
|7||4||SE SAUVER||Matt Laurie||Damian Lane||8.85L||4||55.5kg||$21|
|8||6||GODIVA ROCK||Michael Kent||Dwayne Dunn||11.35L||9||55.5kg||$71|
|9||7||MIRACLE TO ME||John McArdle||Chris Symons||18.35L||8||55.5kg||$81|