2017 Sandown Guineas Day: The Sandown Guineas November 16, 2017 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, the Sandown Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia will host the Sandown Guineas as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The Group 2 race is for three year olds at set weights and will cover a total race distance of 1600m of the turf-surfaced racecourse.

The Sandown Guineas Day will also feature another Group 2 race for the day, the Zipping Classic (2400m) for stayers. Also in the card are the Group 3s Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m), Sandown Stakes (1500m), Eclipse Stakes (1800m) and Summoned Stakes (1500m).

The Sandown Guineas field has attracted 11 strong middle-distance runners. In this race, six promising horses should be bring excitement during the race. Punter should keep an eye on Snitzepeg, Beau Geste, Black Sail, Octabello and Villermont.

The sportsbook handicappers have predicted it will be a wire-to-wire action between Snitzepeg and Beau Geste on Saturday.

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