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When is the 2021 1000 Guineas?

  • We bring you the dates and vital information about the 2021 1000 Guineas
  • The fabled Classic takes place at Newmarket on Sunday 2nd May
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Love destroying her rivals in the 1000 Guineas. (Getty)

When is the 2021 1000 Guineas?


The 1000 Guineas always takes place at the start of May. The 2021 1000 Guineas will be run at Newmarket on Sunday 2nd May.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 1000 Guineas was played out in June. This Classic will be moved back to its usual spot on the calendar in 2021.

Who won the last 1000 Guineas?


Love ran out an emphatic winner of the 1000 Guineas in 2020. Aidan O'Brien's filly had won a Group One as a juvenile, a looked a class above her rivals when powering a three-length triumph on the Rowley Mile.

What is the 1000 Guineas?


The 1000 Guineas is one of the five Classic flat horse races staged in Britain. The 1000 Guineas is open only to three-year-old fillies only, and is run over a one-mile trip. 

Where is the 1000 Guineas run?


The 1000 Guineas is run at Newmarket. Newmarket racecourse features two tracks; the Rowley Mile and the July Course. The 1000 Guineas is run on the Rowley Mile.

Which horses will run in the 2000 Guineas?


Being a Group One of incredible importance, only the best three-year-old fillies will run in the 2000 Guineas. Horses who perform well in races like the Fillies' Mile, the Moyglare Stud Stakes and the Cheveley Park Stakes at juveniles often target the 1000 Guineas the following year.

Where can I watch the 2021 1000 Guineas?


The 2021 1000 Guineas will be shown live on ITV and RacingTV. If you prefer to watch the racing via your mobile or tablet, then bookmakers such as bet365 will allow you to stream the race live.

1000 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 2021 1000 Guineas live online:

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  3. Registered depositing users can then watch and bet on live horse racing.

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2000 Guineas History


The 1000 Guineas was first run in 1814 when the Bill Clift-trained Charlotte was the first successfull filly during the Guineas Festival.

The 1000 Guineas is one of five Classic races staged in Britain. The other four at the 2000 Guineas, the Epsom Derby, the Epsom Oaks and the St Leger.

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 owenrship syndicates. Coolmore Stud, Godolphin, Ballymore and other leading UAE-operated studs have taken top honours.

Many of the sport's greatest fillies have won the 1000 Guineas. Great names like Pretty Polly, Sun Chariot and Oh So Sharp can be found on the honours boards at Newmarket. 
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