The 1000 Guineas is the first British classic of the season for three-year-old fillies, and is traditionally held on a Sunday between late April and early May at Newmarket. Like its equivalent for the colts, the 2000 Guineas, the race is run over a distance of one mile and attracts the best fillies from the UK and Ireland. There are many different equivalents to the 1000 Guineas around the world, including in Ireland, Germany, France, Australia and New Zealand. You can check out the 1000 Guineas odds here...
Odds correct as of 2021-03-08 23:39 Odds subject to change.
1000 Guineas Tips
The 1000 Guineas regularly proves to be a fiercely-contested Group 1 affair, and you can check out our tips for this year's renewal of the fillies' classic here a little closer to the time...
What is the 1000 Guineas?
The 1000 Guineas is a Group 1 Flat race run at Newmarket and is the showpiece event for three-year-old fillies.
The race was first run in 1814, and was created alongside the colts equivalent, the 2000 Guineas, with the names equating to the prize fund (a guinea amounted to £1.05). The race quickly grew in stature, and is now served by several trial races, including the Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket - while the 1000 Guineas itself is a recognised trial for the Epsom Oaks. The last filly to win both the 1000 Guineas and the Oaks in the same season was the Aidan O'Brien-trained Minding in 2016.
What happened in the 2020 renewal of the 1000 Guineas?
Aidan O'Brien continued his dominance in the 1000 Guineas as the Ballydoyle maestro saddled his fourth winner of the race in five years as the hugely impressive Love scooted clear of her rivals to claim the fillies' Classic. Prominent throughout, Love was sent clear by Ryan Moore in the closing stages of the race, and she