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Guineas Prelude


The Guineas Prelude is a MRC Group 3 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for colts and geldings aged 3 years old, over a distance of 1400m. It is held at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne.

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Race history

1985 – 1990 held over 1200m
1991 onwards held over 1400m

1985 – 2000 was a Listed Race
2001 onwards Group 3

1985 - 1989 the race was known as the ‘Show Day Stakes’
1990 - 1997 the race was known as the ‘J D Macdonald Stakes’
1998 - 1999 the race was known as the ‘Macdonald Stakes’
2000 onwards the race has been called the ‘Guineas Prelude’.

The winners

  • 2009 - Demerit [1]
  • 2008 - Fernandina [2]
  • 2007 - Purrealist
  • 2006 - Wonderful World
  • 2004 - Tirade
  • 2002 - Great Glen
  • 2001 - Pure Theatre
  • 2000 - Fubu
  • 1999 - Sudurka
  • 1998 - Bet On A Rode
  • 1997 - Umrum
  • 1996 - Alfa
  • 1995 - Strategic
  • 1994 - Racer’s Edge
  • 1993 - Port Watch
  • 1992 - Just Juan
  • 1991 - Laranto
  • 1990 - Unspoken Word
  • 1989 - Sussex Star
  • 1988 - Kingston Heritage
  • 1987 - Noted
  • 1986 - Wild Rampage
  • 1985 - Brequillo

See also

References





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