Tasmanian Guineas Race Information

The Tasmanian Guineas is a 1600 metre set weights race for three-year-olds run by the Tasmanian Racing Club in late December or early January. It is held at Hobart as part of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1600 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 3YOs
  • Track: Hobart Racecourse, Hobart, Tasmania
  • Prizemoney: $125,000
  • Date: Friday 5 January 2024

Tasmanian Guineas Race History

See the 2024 Tasmanian Guineas Preview and results.

See the 2023 Tasmanian Guineas Preview and results.

The race was first held in 1939 when it was won by a horse called Brimful.

The 2020 running of this race was rescheduled from Sunday 27 December 2020 to Friday 8 January 2021 at Launceston due to the track not being in a satisfactory state. Since then it has remained in January.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: Still A Star (Jan 2020)

Fastest time (1600m): Mister John (2013) 1:35:78

Leading jockeys: Brendon McCoull with 4 wins (Still A Star 2020; Admiral 2015; Uzigal 2006; Dream Quest 2003).

Interesting trivia: Race not held from 1958 to 1964.

Past winners of the Tasmanian Guineas

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

Year Winner Second Third
2024 (Jan) Wings Of Song Island Warrior D’oro Star
2023 (Jan) Russian Roni Bello Beau Royal And Tough
2022 (Jan) Alpine Wolf Turk Warrior Bond Street Beau
2021 (Jan) Swoop Dog First Accused One Lotto
2020 (Jan) Still A Star Argyle Beach Mywordis
2018 The Inevitable Our Long Sali Queen La Diva
2017 Overplay Double You Tee Pateena Arena
2017 Jan Hot Dipped Life On The Wire Zatacla
2016 Jan Jerilderie Letter Gee Gees Top Notch The Master Speed
2015 Admiral Geegees Goldengirl Follow My Dust
2013 Dec Inner Warrior Geegees Velvet Countersnip
2013 Jan Mister John Kenjorwood What Life Brings
2012 Moving Money Barysh Quest Anelene
2011 Socks Second Dozen Magnetosphere
2010 Excuse My French Geegees Blackflash Ebbing
2009 Lyell Western Wager Champara
2007 Dec Vivre La Nett National Trust Royal Work
2006 Dec Zest Amour Saval Prince Regal Chivas
2005 Uzigal Comquering Aria Quest
2004 Di’s Angel Stuyvesant Braequest
2003 Brainpower Flying Diva Zeva Royale
2002 Dream Quest Birle’s Gamble Fracas
2001 Abbadena Skeet Marette
2000 Wobbley Super Classic Dramaway
1999 Shades Of Stubborn Viscount Alexander Noble Sensation