WA Guineas Race Information

The WA Guineas is a 1600 metre set weights race run by Perth Racing in late November. It is run at Ascot as part of the Perth Summer Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2, 3YOs
  • Distance: 1600 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights
  • Track: Ascot Racecourse, Perth, Western Australia
  • Prizemoney: $500,000
  • Date: Saturday 21 November 2020

WA Guineas Race History

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The race is named after the Australian Racing Hall of Fame horse, Kingston Town, who won the race in 1982.

History coming soon.

WA Guineas Facts

Last mare to win; Watch Me Dance (2020)

Fastest time (1400m): Moccasin Bend (2008) 1:33.7

WA Guineas & Kingston Town Classic: Arcadia Queen (2018); Ihtsahymn (2013); Playing God (2010); Old Nick (1998); Summer Beau (1996); Importune (1984).

Interesting trivia: Local runners go well in this race.

Past winners of the WA Guineas

Winners of past WA Guineas often go on to race against the older horses during the Perth carnival.

Year Winner Second Third
2020 Watch Me Dance Em Tee Aye Dom To Shoot
2019 War Saint Kay Cee Red Can Man
2018 Arcadia Queen Lady Cosmology Flirtini
2017 Perfect Jewel Achener Star Art Series
2016 Variation Ellicazoom Ragazzo D’Oro