Queensland Guineas Race Information

The Queensland Guineas is a 1600 metre set weight race for three-year-olds run by the Brisbane Racing Club. It is normally run at Eagle Farm in June as part of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, but was moved to a late April-early May timeslot in 2021.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1600 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 3YOs
  • Track: Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane, Queensland
  • Prizemoney: $350,000
  • Date: Saturday 4 May 2024

Queensland Guineas Race History

See the 2024 Queensland Guineas Preview and results.

See the 2023 Queensland Guineas Preview and results.

See the 2022 Queensland Guineas Preview and results.

See the 2021 Queensland Guineas Preview and results.

The race was first held as a Principal Race over a mile (about 1600 metres) in October 1896 and was won by College Cap.

Queensland Guineas Facts

Last filly to win: Tsaritsa (2016)

Fastest time (1600m): Tru Glo (2003) 1:33:3

Interesting trivia: The Queensland Guineas was not held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Past winners of the Queensland Guineas

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

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Kintyre Razors Press Link
2023 Kovalica Perfect Thought The Vowels
2022 Character Dark Destroyer Ashgrove
2021 Private Eye Apache Chase Kukeracha
2020 ** Race not held **
2019 Kolding Baccarat Baby Pohutukawa
2018 Sambro Seaway Magnufighter
2017 Salsonic Volpino Niccanova
2016 Tsaritsa Denmagic Sold For Song
2015 Jabali Bachman Merion
2014 Sir Moments Liberty’s Choice Ryker
2013 Sizzling Dances On Stars Lucky Hussler
2012 Pear Tart Free Wheeling Stradon
2011 Torio’s Quest Benny’s Buttons Spot The Rock
2010 Rothesay Launay Fifteen Carat
2009 Express Air Marveen La Etoile
2008 Turffontein Royal Discretion Pepperwood
2007 Sequential Charm J Adane Danleigh
2006 Nova Star Fashions Afield Funlove
2005 Saxon Hit The Road Special Times
2004 Winning Belle Toulouse Lautrec Little Punc
2003 True Glo Sportsman King Of Them All
2002 Regent Street Galroof Deuxienne
2001 Heroism Yoruba Pimpala Player
2000 Magnifier Fairway Make Mine Magic
1999 Camarena Arimathea Go Flash Go
1998 Insecure Enforced Count Scenario
1997 Yippyio Crystal Palace Might Gold
1996 ** Race not held **
1995 Turridu Juggler Brave Warrior
1994 Paris Lane Our Fiction Waikikamukau
1993 Cuidado Play Or Pay Slight Chance
1992 Coolong Road Baggio Soho Square
1991 Triscay Blalock’s Bull Sure Cute
1990 Solar Circle Dr Grace Castletown
1989 Cole Diesel Molokai Prince Aces And Kings
1988 Planet Ruler Our Poetic Prince Judyann
1987 Magic Flute Atlantic Mission Adraanette
Princess Gracious
1986 Persian World Leonurus Grand Cindy
1985 Phoenix Rising Canterbury Belle Pago’s Yarn
1984 Vite Cheval Gallant Royale La Caissiere
Bring Home
1983 ** Race not held **
1982 Star Of The Knight Fast Blood Foreign Invest
1981 Bermuda Bird Circle Of Song Viva Rose
1980 Cloud Pink Definately Ours Emu Court
1979 Zephyr Zip Prince Ruling Durham Lodge
1978 He’ll Do Regular Star Gina
1977 Bay Duke Lord Pembroke Royal Damsel
1976 Night Charmer Northern Player Alchemy
1975 Gentle Jim Chateauroux Tagen
1974 Spinnelli Wild Irish Rose Star Of Kashmir
1973 Dalrello Strong Plea Dual Light
1972 Beau Cera Forest Prince Hard Case
1971 Charlton Boy Bengalla Lad Manilove
1970 Waminda Prince Olympus Sunset Gem
1969 Paola Pisani Belle Of Burgundy Intrepid Clipper
1968 Flying Ace Tails Golven
1967 Dual Control Bright Shadow Right Formula
1966 Lord Kearsey Snatchem Compositor
1965 Maybe Lad Big Seas Nieve’s Choice
1964 Rocky Court Todwana Harmonise
1963 Confidence Eye Shadow Kiwanis
1962 Persian King Aspalita Honest Man
1961 Ivanhoe Tandawanna Maspero
1960 Royal Bore Royal Exhibit Pale Ale
1959 Countwood Midswain Intrigued
1958 Earlwood Espalier Drumcondra
1957 Neptunist Beau Pierre Mon Frere
1956 Book Link New Joy Duchesne
1955 Aboukir French Charm Regal Dignity
1954 Cool Gent The Wash Electric Glance
1953 Kev Mar Toshah Forest Chief
1952 Kashmir Kagaru English Port
1951 Friar’s Frolic Maltmaid Khazana
1950 Coniston Mr Standby Recompense
1949 Mr. Sunray Tres Vite Pocket Money
1948 Blue Slipper Lucky Ring Moneith
1947 Sefiona Proud Monash Prismatic
1946 Maytown Bon Vite Te Tana
1945 ** Race not held **
1944 ** Race not held **
1943 ** Race not held **
1942 ** Race not held **
1941 Felt Yet Lord Spear Moondarewa
1940 Bold Step Abspear Fearless Fox
1939 Spearace Brisbane River Spearvale
1938 Seven Fifty Hendra Lad Karait
1937 Spear Chief Donarium Hybol
1936 Brown Felt Blandon Jovial Monk
1935 Auto Buzz Happyland Lominga
1934 Pandion Sir Monarch Dux
1933 Soft Step Hak Char Strongbird
1932 Some Cure Exaltation Star Deer
1931 Lough Neagh Bellbee Ocean Force
1930 Irish Smile Monash Valley Poy Patrol
1929 Bernfield Amble Boy Great Idea
1928 Hourly Royal Flavour Ambershire
1927 High Syce Stripling Amberlitre
1926 Chryso Oedipus Zoteena
1925 Taupo Lord Redfern Wee Glen
1924 Mountain Song Highland Persee’s Double
1923 Ardglen Pallene Penchant
1922 Kingslot Elpes Lineive
1921 Ladomond Lawnmover Laneffe
1920 Syceonelle Karamu Bonnie Wasa
1919 Eudor Furley Ercanil Boy Syce
1918 Molly’s Robe Littlebourne Syce Lad
1917 Master Warkon Symposium The Bounce
1916 Lord Acre Amberdown Lord Vindex
1915 Irish Colleen Bugilbar Alurm
1914 Delinacre Sweet Sixteen Rolad
1913 Lord Burnside Scottish Prince Signal Lamp
1912 Koatanui Bronze King Louvette
1911 Yeena Lad Forward Lady Braw Lady
1910 Havocorn Persian Jewel Palme
1909 Mischief Lazy Lad Braw Laddie
1908 Flaxen Mackamoor Barallan
1907 Euroa The Moulder Jack Tar
1906 Headlight Inglewood Tarara
1905 Alexis Dalliance Royal Blue
1904 Joyance Lord Bernie Archives
1903 Fitz Grafton Sir Patrick Little Boy
1902 Balfour Ivan Nimbus
1901 Grattan Petalite Narelle
1900 Araxes Donald Bernie Treachery
1899 Lauri Lotos Master Bernie
1898 Boreas Dundonald Rock
1897 Boscobel Brazen Lady Neapolitan
1896 College Cap Oxford Crater