QIPCO Guineas Festival 2014
Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th May 2014


Night Of Thunder
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Night Of Thunder

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.

French Fillies Spice Up 1000 Guineas Market 30/09/13
The betting for next year's 1000 guineas took on a distinctly gallic flavour over the weekend as juvenile fillies from across the channel showed a clean pair of hoofs to local contenders at the Cambridgeshire meeting.

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.

Free Racing Tips

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.

Fencing on Course for QIPCO 2000 Guineas 26/04/12
Racing Post Trophy third Fencing is on schedule to make the line-up for the £350,000 Group One QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday, May 5, despite missing an intended reappearance at the Craven meeting last week.

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.

Trumpet Major's Odds Cut for Guineas Following Craven Victory 20/04/12
Having landed the Nell Gwyn Stakes on Wednesday, the Richard Hannon team made it Guineas trial a double on Thursday by landing the Craven Stakes with the very impressive Trumpet Major.

Gamble on 2000 Guineas hope Most Improved Continues 16/04/12
The Brian Meehan-trained Most Improved, a 20/1 shot in the ante-post market in Qipco 2000 Guineas betting, just two weeks ago, is now a general 5/1 second favourite as money continues to pour in for the son of Lawman.

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.

Big Two Swamp 1000 Guineas Entries 07/03/12
Trainer Aidan O'Brien and the Godolphin team dominate a cosmopolitan 70-strong entry for the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 6.

Top Rated Colts Head Classic Betting 11/01/12
Camelot is the 4-1 favourite with Coral for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas, and 3- 1 market leader for the Investec Derby, after the Racing Post Trophy winner was rated the joint-top two-year-old in the World Thoroughbred Rankings.