Winx Guineas Race Information

The Winx Guineas is a 1600 metre set weights race run by the Sunshine Coast Turf Club in late June or early July. It is held at Sunshine Coast as the feature race of the meeting.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1600 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 3YOs
  • Track: Sunshine Coast Racecourse, Queensland
  • Prizemoney: $300,000
  • Date: Saturday 1 July 2023

Winx Guineas Race History

See the 2023 Winx Guineas Preview and results.

See the 2022 Winx Guineas Preview and results.

See the 2021 Winx Guineas Preview and results.

This race was previously known as the Sunshine Coast Guineas. In 2015 Winx won this race as the first of 33 consecutive victories and in 2020 the race was renamed after her.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: Baccarat Baby (2019)

Fastest time (1600m): Smart Chariot (2002) 1:35:08

Leading jockeys: Damian Browne with 3 wins (Crack Me Up 2017; Tivaci 2016; Hopfgarten 2014).

Interesting trivia: The 2021 meeting scheduled for Saturday 3 July was postponed to Sunday 11 July due to heavy rain.

Past winners of the Winx Guineas

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

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Knight’s Choice Fashion Legend Grebeni
2022 Majestic Colour Tarex Rayjen
2021 Our Playboy Dzsenifer Not An Option
2020 Wapiti Knight Mariner Love Express
2019 Baccarat Baby Junipal Zavance
2018 The Bostonian Bold Assassin Go Dixie
2017 Crack Me Up My True Love Flow
2016 Tivaci High Spirit Sold For Song
2015 Winx Ulmann Worthy Cause
2014 Hopfgarten Miss Husson Fast Arrow
2013 Eximius Casino Card Luke’s Luck
2012 Tuskegee Hawk Double Impact Goldslick
2011 Shenzhou Steeds Under The Eiffel Benny’s Buttons
2010 Fifteen Carat Startling Pleasure Carrara
2009 Za Magic Walk In The Park Syndrome
2008 Sam’s Express Save A Buck Prima Nova
2007 Maslins Beach Sequential Charm Danehill Princess
2006 Diamondsondinside Fulmonti Newgrange
2005 Atapi Thee Auld Hussie Argyle Lass
2004 Au Chocolat Sahara Jay Beat That
2003 Paper Kings Amex Lamond
2002 Smart Chariot Astana Lady With The Lamp
2001 Amaizcay Major Force Awesome Edge
2000 Sunset Sun Screen Midshipmen All