Thousand Guineas 2022 Race Guide
Racingbase.com.au is your home of the 2022 Thousand Guineas. The race will take place on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, as part of a big day of racing at Caulfield.
A $1 million feature race for three-year-old fillies, the Thousand Guineas, headlines a great day of racing that includes the Group 3 Blue Sapphire Stakes, Group 3 Coongy Cup and Group 3 Ladies’ Day Vase Stakes.
We provide you with Thousand Guineas tips as well as an in depth guide into the runners, horses, final field, barrier draw, news, betting odds and information, and how you can watch a Thousand Guineas live stream to watch the race unfold.
|Date||October 12, 2022|
|Race Type||Set Weights|
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Looking for the winner of the Thousand Guineas can be a daunting task, but keeping some important factors on your side can help you.
Three-year-old fillies can be a little temperamental at the best of times, however, in recent years there has usually been a couple of stand–out fillies that head the interest in the big spring races.
Our experts assess all the Thousand Guineas runners, their form, barrier draws, speedmap and more to help come up with our betting pointers and 2022 Thousand Guineas tips to help you back the winner.
Our expert tipster will provide his 2022 Thousand Guineas tips and selections following the barrier draw.
There are plenty of betting options on the Group 1 Thousand Guineas, and for those punters waiting for the big event, you’ll need to be patient as the feature race is run toward to end of the day.
Betting options include:
Exactly as it sounds, a Win bet is betting on a single horse to win the race.
Betting for the place generally pays around one quarter of the win odds and covers three placings with your horse having to finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd to be successful.
Half your stake on the Win and half your stake on the Place is an each-way bet. For example: $20 each-way gives you $10 on the win and $10 on the Place.
Quinella & Exacta
Picking the first two horses past the post will give you the Quinella or Exacta. The difference between the two is with a Quinella, your horses can finish in any order, and in an Exacta, your two runners must finish in the exact order you selected – unless you box them.
The first three horses past the post. You can select three horses in order or you can box three horses meaning they can finish in any order. Flexi Trifectas also give you the option to add more than three horses in any combination for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. The cost of a flexi Trifecta is calculated by the amount of runners you have in each placing.
The first four horses past the past. Same rules apply as Trifectas with straight out First 4 in order, Boxed First 4 or Flexi First 4.
Same Race Multi
Some bookmakers give the option for a same race multi where you can select certain runners to finish 1st, Top 2, Top 3 and Top 4. Odds are displayed next to each horse for each betting option, and odds are combined in a multi bet. The best bookmakers to bet on Thousand Guineas for Same Race Multis include: Sportsbet, Ladbrokes & Neds.
The ‘Quaddie’ is one of the hardest bet types to land but can be very rewarding with massive returns. All Quaddie wagers go into a pool, and the money is shared out among winners. The bigger the odds of each winning leg, the more likely the Quaddie will pay more as more people are knocked out of the pool. To land the Quaddie, you need to select four winning horses in four selected races. You can have one runner per leg or multiple runners, but the more runners you have, the more it costs to place the Quaddie bet. Flexi options allow punters to place large Quaddies but take a smaller percentage for a smaller outlay.
Below are the nominations for 2021. The 2022 Thousand Guineas nominations will be updated when they are released.
|1||BON’S A PEARLA||Kevin Corstens|
|2||SHE’S ALL CLASS||Chris Waller|
|3||SWIFT WITNESS||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott|
|4||LITERARY MAGNATE||Matthew Williams|
|5||ZOUZARELLA||Anthony & Sam Freedman|
|6||MALLORY||Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou|
|8||BISCAYNE BAY||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace|
|11||MAC ’N’ CHEESE||Tony & Calvin McEvoy|
|13||YEARNING||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes|
|15||HOOVER LUCY||Chris Waller|
|16||ELUSIVE EXPRESS (NZ)||Anthony & Sam Freedman|
|19||NEVER BEEN KISSED (NZ)||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott|
|22||FORTUNATE KISS||Daniel Bowman|
|23||VON TRAPP||Mark Newnham|
|24||CUBAN LINK||Greg Eurell|
|25||ACHIRA||Lee & Cherie Curtis|
|26||MADAME SOLARIO||Nigel Blackiston|
|28||DEVOUT HERO||Anthony & Sam Freedman|
|29||QUEEN OF DUBAI||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott|
|30||MASCHERATA (NZ)||John O’Shea|
|31||FORBIDDEN CITY||Peter G Moody|
|33||CAP ESTEL||Anthony Cummings|
|34||NANA JENN||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young|
|36||GALACTIC ANGEL||Anthony Cummings|
|37||CALIPER||Ken & Kasey Keys|
|38||AUDREY GIRL||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young|
|39||DAISIES||Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)|
|41||GLINT OF HOPE (JPN)||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young|
|42||DALCHINI||Lee & Cherie Curtis|
|43||BIDDING||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young|
|44||ROMANY ROCKS||Symon Wilde|
To see the full list of 2021 Thousand Guineas Nominations click here.
Below is the field and barrier draw for 2021. The 2022 Thousand Guineas barrier draw will be announced on Monday, October 10.
|1||SWIFT WITNESS||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Michael Dee||12||56kg|
|2||HINGED||Chris Waller||Damian Lane||9||56kg|
|3||ELUSIVE EXPRESS (NZ)||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Jye McNeil||11||56kg|
|4||BON’S A PEARLA||Kevin Corstens||Jason Maskiell||13||56kg|
|5||LITERARY MAGNATE||Matthew Williams||Dean Yendall||6||56kg|
|6||ZOUZARELLA||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Brett Prebble||2||56kg|
|7||HERESY||James Cummings||Damien Oliver||1||56kg|
|8||QUEEN OF DUBAI||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Jordan Childs||10||56kg|
|9||YEARNING||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Damien Thornton||7||56kg|
|10||BARB RAIDER||Jerome Hunter||Craig Williams||3||56kg|
|11||CUBAN LINK||Greg Eurell||Luke Currie||4||56kg|
|12||ACHIRA||Lee & Cherie Curtis||Luke Nolen||8||56kg|
|13||FORTUNATE KISS||Daniel Bowman||Dean Holland||5||56kg|
To see the 2021 Thousand Guineas field & barrier draw click here
|1st||YEARNING||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Damien Thornton||7||56kg||$26|
|2nd||ELUSIVE EXPRESS (NZ)||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Jye McNeil||11||56kg||$9.50|
|3rd||BARB RAIDER||Jerome Hunter||Craig Williams||3||56kg||$7.50|
|4th||LITERARY MAGNATE||Matthew Williams||Dean Yendall||6||56kg||$61|
|5th||FORTUNATE KISS||Daniel Bowman||Dean Holland||5||56kg||$31|
|6th||HINGED||Chris Waller||Damian Lane||9||56kg||$3.80|
|7th||QUEEN OF DUBAI||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Jordan Childs||10||56kg||$26|
|8th||ZOUZARELLA||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Brett Prebble||2||56kg||$5.50|
|9th||CUBAN LINK||Greg Eurell||Luke Currie||4||56kg||$81|
|10th||BON’S A PEARLA||Kevin Corstens||Jason Maskiell||13||56kg||$20|
|11th||ACHIRA||Lee & Cherie Curtis||Luke Nolen||8||56kg||$51|
|12th||HERESY||James Cummings||Damien Oliver||1||56kg||$6.50|
|13th||SWIFT WITNESS||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Michael Dee||12||56kg||$10|
To see more Thousand Guineas results & replays click here
Leading bookmakers Sportsbet, Ladbrokes, Neds, bet365 & Palmberbet have the latest 2022 Thousand Guineas betting odds available well in advance of the race date. There will be plenty of movements in the Thousand Guineas betting markets in the weeks leading up to the race and prior to that as three-year-old contenders emerge.
We will display Thousand Guineas odds when they are available.
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Melbourne’s Spring Carnival kicks into top gear in October each year and one of the big Group 1 races is the Thousand Guineas for three-year-old fillies.
The race is run at Caulfield at set weights and carries prizemoney of $1 million.
Read more about the History of the Thousand Guineas
|2015||Stay With Me|
|2000||All Time High|
Check out our Top 5 Thousand Guineas Winners and see which champion gallopers made the cut.
Founded in 1859, Caulfield Racecourse hosts around 20 race days every year, headlined by the Caulfield Cup.
The track is commonly known at ‘The Heath’ following the early days in which jockeys would ride through rough bush, heath and sand hills during races.
The name is now renowned across Australia and New Zealand for representing Caulfield’s superb racing and entertainment venue.
The first Caulfield Cup was run in the autumn of 1879, and was transferred to the spring in 1881.
The track was closed during the war and was used as an army camp, with the Caulfield Cup being run at Flemington.
Following the 1995 Caulfield Cup, the course underwent a significant reconstruction and reopened in 1996. The track’s circumference was widened to 30m and lengthened inside the home straight by around 43m.
Caulfield Racecourse Track Description
Racing is contested in a left-handed direction at Caulfield and features long, sweeping turns. As a result, there can be a slight draw bias for those drawn low over distances further than seven-furlongs.
The course has a total circumference of 2080m including a home straight of just over 360m.
In terms of the Caulfield Cup, records throughout the 21st century have showcased a slight advantage for single digit stalls due to the course’s swift anti-clockwise bends.
Favourable positioning at Caulfield can be crucial to a contenders’ winning claims, as the setting has a short home straight of less than 400m. It means hold-up performers routinely encounter trouble in-running, resulting in many hard-luck stories.
Over shorter distances, the emphasis is placed on speed as horses seek a prominent position before turning for home. A below-par start in Caulfield’s sprint races usually results in a poor finishing position for horses, showcasing the need for sharp early pace.