QIPCO Guineas Festival 2016
Qipco British Champions Series
Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th May 2016

Air Force Blue
© Caroline Norris


Curragh winner Air Force Blue new Guineas favourite 10/08/15
Air Force Blue is 8-1 (from 16-1) favourite with Coral for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas, following his impressive Phoenix Stakes success at the Curragh on August 9.

Blue Bayou could be a 1000 Guineas horse 10/08/15
Brian Meehan believes Blue Bayou has the potential to be a 1000 Guineas horse after calling her as good a filly as he has trained.

Legatissimo wins Qipco 1,000 Guineas 03/05/15
Ryan Moore made it a Guineas double as he came with a powerful late surge on David Wachman's Legatissimo to win.

Gleneagles Bosses 2000 Guineas Field 02/05/15
The Aidan O'Brien-trained Gleneagles won the 2015 QIPCO 2000 Guineas by two and a quarter lengths from French raider Territories.

Second Step Takes Jockey Club Prize 02/05/15
Second Step edges out hot favourite Telescope to claim Group Two glory.

Night Of Thunder Strikes in 2000 Guineas 03/05/14
Richard Hannon's Night Of Thunder caused a major surprise by beating the major fancies in Saturday's Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.

Miss France Takes 1000 Guineas 04/05/14
French maestro Andre Fabre's Miss France held on in a thrilling finish to win the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket.

Gospel Choir on Song in Jockey Club Stakes 03/05/14
Gospel Choir was impressive in winning the Group Two Qatar Bloodstock Jockey Club Stakes over a mile and a half on QIPCO 2000 Guineas Day.

Gosden and Hannon face a tough task during Guineas lead-in 25/04/14
To win a race is easy. To progress a horse through a season without breaking him requires a lot more work.

Miss France Still the One to Beat in 1000 Guineas 10/04/14
Betting firms have taken something of a gamble in reacting negatively to the seasonal reappearance of the Andre Fabre-trained filly Miss France.

Dawn Approach Trounces 2000 Guineas Field 04/05/13
Dawn Approach ran out a superb winner of the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket to give trainer Jim Bolger his first win in the mile Classic.

Sky Lantern Lights Up 1000 Guineas 05/05/13
Sky Lantern won a thrilling renewal of the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket for the Richard Hannon team.

Universal Strikes in Jockey Club Stakes 04/05/13
Mark Johnston's Universal continued his progression by winning the Group Two Qatar Bloodstock Jockey Club Stakes at Newmarket.

New Long-Term QIPCO Guineas Deal 25/07/12
QIPCO Holding has today signed a new contract with Newmarket Racecourses to extend its sponsorship of the QIPCO Guineas Festival for a further five years.

Homecoming Queen Blasts Home in QIPCO 1000 Guineas 06/05/12
Aidan O'Brien landed his second Classic of the weekend as Homecoming Queen sprang a 25-1 shock in the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket.

Camelot Fulfils Promise in 2000 Guineas 05/05/12
Camelot provided 18-year-old Joseph O’Brien with his first British Classic success when obliging as the 15/8 favourite in the QIPCO 2000 Guineas.

2000 Guineas Trends 01/05/12
The race has been dominated by Irish-trained runners in recent years with 6 of the last 10 going to horses from across the Irish Sea.

Maybe Heads 24 Acceptors in QIPCO 1000 Guineas 26/04/12
Maybe is one of 24 fillies going forward in the QIPCO 1000 Guineas, run on Sunday, May 6, following the April 24 scratchings’ deadline.

Camelot Holds Court in 2000 Guineas 07/03/12
Aidan O'Brien's Camelot is the star name among 63 entries for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 5.