Canberra Guineas Race Information

The Canberra Guineas is a 1400 metre set weights plus penalties race for three-year-olds run by the Canberra Racing Club in March. It is held at Thoroughbred Park as part of the Canberra Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 3YOs
  • Track: Thoroughbred Park Racecourse, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
  • Prizemoney: $165,000
  • Date: Sunday 10 March 2024

Canberra Guineas Race History

See the 2024 Canberra Guineas Preview and results.

See the 2023 Canberra Guineas Preview and results.

See the 2022 Canberra Guineas Preview and results.

It became a Listed race in 2011.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: Italy (2016)

Fastest time (1400m): Assimilate (2018) 1:22:01

Interesting trivia: Three generations of Cummings have trained the winner of this race. Bart Cummings trained Kudakulari to win in 2011, his son Anthony Cummings trained She Goes To Rio in 2012, and his grandson James Cummings trained Promotions to win in 2020.

Past winners of the Canberra Guineas

Winners of past Canberra Guineas include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Xidaki Port Lockroy Thunderlips
2023 Avebury Wolverine Smooth Sailing
2022 Flying Crazy Military Expert Sweet Ruby
2021 Equation High Supremacy Kermanding
2020 Promotions Chat Havin’ Fun
2019 Final Award Laburnum Major Wager
2018 Assimilate Primitivo Waimea Bay
2017 Eusebio Ebenos Bryneich
2016 Italy Beauty Best Bolero King
2015 Rom Baro Mr Bogart Shengli
2014 Interspersed Lorna May Liberty’s Choice
2013 Complicate Ashokan Brave Soul
2012 She Goes To Rio Detours Aberrant
2011 Kudakulari Sworn To Secrecy Notjustaprettyface
2010 Al Dhafra Tailwind Sigma
2009 Tobique Logan’s Choice Lavished