White Moonstone Out of 1000 Guineas 24/04/11
Leading fancy White Moonstone will not run in the Qipco 1000 Guineas after pulling up stiff in her work on Saturday morning.
Harrington’s QIPCO Guineas Raiders On Course for Newmarket 21/04/11
Jessica Harrington is poised to unleash the unbeaten Pathfork and leading contender Laughing Lashes in the first two Classics of he season at Newmarket.
Craven Winner Native Khan Could Bypass 2000 Guineas 15/04/11
Native Khan, trained by Ed Dunlop was the first of the 2000 Guineas contenders to strut his stuff this season, when he took on a competitive looking field in the Group Three, Craven Stakes over the eight furlongs of the Rowley Mile course at Newmarket earlier this week.
Nell Gwyn Fails to Provide Too Many 1,000 Guineas Clues 14/04/11
This year’s Nell Gwyn may well have lacked any mature principals for next month’s 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket but the winner always commands a consideration for the initial fillies classic and Barefoot Lady, trained by Richard Fahey, may be supplemented.
Fahey in Race Against Time to Have Bassett Ready for 2000 Guineas
Richard Fahey has issued a warning to punters considering backing his unbeaten Wootton Bassett for the Qipco 2000 Guineas on April 30, suggesting that his stable star is only 50-50 to make the line-up for the big race.
Frankel to Have Guineas Prep Race 21/03/11
Henry Cecil’s red-hot ante-post 2000 Guineas favourite Frankel looks almost certain to have a prep race before bidding to land a mass of long-range bets in the first colts’ classic of the season at Newmarket on April 30.
White Moonstone Among 79 Engaged for 1000 Guineas 07/03/11
There are 79 fillies (up from 71 in 2010) entered for the Group One 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday, 1st May, including Godolphin’s Group One Fillies’ Mile heroine White Moonstone.
Frankel and Dream Ahead Top 2000 Guineas Entries 07/03/11
Unbeaten colt Frankel heads a 52-strong entry for this year's Group One 2000 Guineas, which will mark the start of the inaugural British Champions' Series.
New Guineas Festival Sponsor Sought at Newmarket 02/07/10
After the completion of a five-year exclusive sponsorship agreement with StanJames.com for The Newmarket Guineas Festival, where the 2000 and 1000 Guineas are the world-class highlights of a 14-race programme, Newmarket Racecourse is now seeking a new commercial partner for the 2011 meeting.
Special Duty Wins 1000 Guineas After Enquiry 02/05/10
French raider Special Duty won the StanJames.com 1000 Guineas in dramatic circumstances after being awarded the race following a stewards’ enquiry.
Makfi Springs 33/1 Surprise in 2000 Guineas 01/05/10
All the talk before today’s StanJames.com 2000 Guineas was of St Nicholas Abbey, who was sent off Evens favourite for the Classic, but he could finish only sixth as a new star emerged on the Rowley Mile in French raider Makfi who stormed to a length and a quarter victory at odds of 33/1.
Inler Excites Best 28/04/10
Kent-based trainer John Best has not yet tasted Classic success but has a live contender for Saturday’s StanJames.com 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in the shape of Inler.
Gold, Tregoning, Fallon, Grimthorpe Talk About Their Guineas Hopes 27/04/10
Connections of several leading contenders for both the StanJames.com 2000 Guineas and the StanJames.com 1000 Guineas were present at a media event held at Lord’s cricket ground in London yesterday, which was organised by Newmarket Racecourses.
Balding Pair On Course for Guineas Festival 22/04/10
Trainer Andrew Balding is weighing up a possible double Classic raid at Newmarket next weekend with recent Listed scorer Lord Zenith aiming for glory in the StanJames.com 2000 Guineas on Saturday, 1st May, and progressive filly Pipette being considered for the StanJames.com 1000 Guineas the following day.
Lady Darshaan Pleases Moore Ahead of 1000 Guineas 21/04/10
Stan Moore believes that his Group One Fillies’ Mile runner-up Lady Darshaan is “the forgotten horse” ahead of the £400,000 StanJames.com 1000 Guineas, staged over a mile at Newmarket on Sunday, 2nd May.
Arcano Puts Classic Credentials on the Line 14/04/10
With the exception of the brilliant St Nicholas Abbey, currently 9/4 favourite for the 2,000 Guineas, Arcano was arguably the most impressive juvenile colt of the 2009 season.
Special Duty Heads 71 in StanJames.com 1000 Guineas 05/02/10
French trainer Criquette Head-Maarek has landed the StanJames.com 1000 Guineas on three occasions this year has entered Special Duty, the clear 7/2 favourite with Stan James for the first fillies’ Classic of the season for which there are 71 entries, six more than last year.
Bumper Entries for StanJames.com 2000 Guineas 05/02/10
Xtension has already exhibited top-class form on Newmarket’s Rowley Mile course and last season’s Group One Jumeirah Dewhurst Stakes third has pleased trainer Clive Cox with the progress he has made this winter ahead of a planned tilt at the StanJames.com 2000 Guineas.
Channon to Fine Tune Music Show in Leslie Harrison Memorial Nell Gwyn 13/04/10
Mick Channon believes that his Group One StanJames.com 1000 Guineas hope Music Show will come on for her seasonal reappearance in the £65,000 Group Three Leslie Harrison Memorial Nell Gwyn Stakes (4.10pm) at Newmarket on Wednesday, April 14th.
Knight Positive About Eolith’s Prospects 25/03/10
StanJames.com 1000 Guineas entry Eolith can already include a Group 1 and Group 2 winner among her victims and her trainer William Knight is hoping she can further enhance her credentials in 2010.
Duty Continues to Look Special Ahead of 1000 Guineas 04/02/10
Special Duty, winter favourite for the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 2nd, has been pleasing her Chantilly-based trainer Criquette Head-Maarek ahead of a return to full training this season.
Lillie Langtry Back to Form 03/10/09
Lillie Langtry stormed back to form with victory in the Tattersalls Timeform Fillies’ 800 to leave connections looking at a return to the Rowley Mile in May for the Stan James-sponsored 1000 Guineas next May.
Sea The New Star 02/05/09
Sea The Stars lit up the Rowley Mile to land the 2009 stanjames.com 2000 Guineas in spectacular style.
Ghanaati Crowns Excellent Start to the Season for Hills 03/05/09
Ridden by Hills’s son Richard, Ghanaati was sent off at 20/1 and returned triumphant by a length and a half from Irish raider Cuis Ghaire.