2024 Morphettville Guineas Race Details

Race 5 at Morphettville Racecourse on Monday 11th March 2024.

The Morphettville Guineas is a Listed race held at Morphettville racecourse over 1600 metres. It is for three-year-olds and is run under set weights conditions. The total prizemoney is $120,000 this year.

You can read more about the race history, lead-up races and past winners on the Morphettville Guineas page.

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Track: Good   Weather: Fine

There are 10 three-year-olds for the 2024 The Fotobase Group Morphettville Guineas with 8 geldings and 2 fillies. They all come through different races and have had 1 to 12 starts. One runner is a maiden.

The early favourite is Easy Dun who was super impressive winning his only start over 1400m at Bendigo by 2.3 lengths. Second favourite is Air Assault who already has a Group 3 win and a Listed win on his resume. Third favourite is A Samurai Mind who won his only start at Murray Bridge. Poppin’ Champagne was a 2.3 length winner over 1600m at Moe at her latest start. All other runners are currently $12 or longer.

2024 Morphettville Guineas Runner by Runner

1. Air Assault (9)

He’s already had 11 starts. He resumed from a 16 week spell to run 2 lengths 4th in the Listed City Of Marion Stakes against the older horses over 1200m at Morphettville on 24th February. Last campaign he ran 3rd to Apulia in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase over 2040m and won the Listed Hill Smith Stakes over 1800m at Morphettville. In his first campaign he won the Group 3 SAJC Sires’ Produce Stakes. over 1400m at Morphettville. Versatile gelding who rates highly.

2. Easy Dun (7)

Dundeel gelding who was super impressive winning his only start over 1400m at Bendigo by 2.3 lengths. Strong chance.

3. Harley’n’rose (4)

He has only won one of his 12 starts but has placed twice at Group 3 level. He’s placed at his last 3 starts and gets winkers back on. Capable of getting into the money.

4. A Samurai Mind (6)

Won his only start at Murray Bridge after being slowly away. Don’t dismiss.

5. Under The Cone (10)

Broke his maiden over 1600m at Strathalbyn 2 starts ago then ran 5th at Murray Bridge last start. prefer others.

6. Solar Mist (3)  – scratched

7. Enciphering (2)

Worked home late in the race to finish fourth behind Angelic Appeal over 1400m at Morphettville Parks on 2nd March.at his third run back from a spell. This is tougher but 1600m and the bigger track will help his chances.

8. Aramoso (5)

The only maiden runner, although he has placed in 2 of his 4 runs this campaign. This looks too hard..

9. Time To Chat (1)

Pierro filly that broke her maiden over 1600m at Sandown Hillside on 24th January, then ran 5th in the Group 2 Autumn Classic over 1800m at Caulfield last outing. Place chance.

10. Poppin’ Champagne (8)

Was a 2.3 length winner over 1600m at Moe on 25th February after running 2nd at Pakenham the start before. Has claims.

Morphettville Guineas 2024 Tips

The following are the top 4 selections for this years race.

Jo Jackson’s Tips
2 Easy Dun
1 Air Assault
9 Time To Chat
3 Harley’n’rose

Previews for other races this week

Group 3 Newcastle Stakes 2024 (Newcastle 1400m)  – Friday

Group 1 Newmarket Handicap 2024 (Flemington 1200m)

Group 2 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2024 (Flemington 1400m)

Group 2 Kewney Stakes 2024 (Flemington 1600m)

Group 3 Matron Stakes 2024 (Flemington 1600m)

Group 1 Randwick Guineas 2024 (Randwick 1600m)

Group 1 Canterbury Stakes 2024 (Randwick 1300m)

Group 2 Challenge Stakes 2024 (Randwick 1000m)

Group 2 Reisling Stakes 2024 (Randwick 1200m)

Group 2 Todman Stakes 2024 (Randwick 1200m)

Group 3 Wenona Girl Quality 2024 (Randwick 1200m)

Group 3 Aspiration Quality 2024 (Randwick 1200m)

Listed Bunbury Cup 2024 (Bunbury 2000m)

Listed Bunbury Stakes 2024 (Bunbury 1400m)

Listed Canberra Cup 2024 (Canberra 2000m)  – Sunday

Group 3 Black Opal Stakes 2024 (Canberra 1200m)  – Sunday

Listed National Sprint 2024 (Canberra 1400m)  – Sunday

Listed Canberra Guineas 2024 (Canberra 1400m)  – Sunday

Group 2 Adelaide Cup 2024 (Morphettville 3200m)  – Monday

Listed C S Hayes Memorial Cup 2024 (Morphettville 1600m)  – Monday

Listed Manihi Classic 2024 (Morphettville 1600m)  – Monday

2024 Morphettville Guineas Results

Result Horse Margin
1st 1 Air Assault
2nd 2 Easy Dun 1.5 length
3rd 10 Poppin’ Champagne 1.7 length
4th 4 A Samurai Mind 1.7 length

The track was rated as Good 4.

Scratchings: 5. Under The Cone, 6. Solar Mist.