Caulfield Race Carnival: The Thousand Guineas October 11, 2018 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, the Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia will host the Thousand Guineas. The Thousand Guineas is a Group 1 race for three year old fillies with set weights (55.5kg) and will cover a total race distance of 1600 meters.

Smart Melody who will start at Gate 5 has won a high-rating prelude race with strong speed but slowed down in the final stretch in a 1400m race. The Thousand Guineas is a 1600m race and Smart Melody will be tested and her unbeaten record is on the line.

Smart Melody will be joined by 14 other fillies:

  • El Dorado
  • Dreaming
  • Fiesta
  • Seabrook
  • Thrillster
  • Fundamentalist
  • Amphitrite
  • Krone
  • Aristocratic Miss
  • Qafila
  • Anjana
  • Tahitian Dancer
  • Peaceful
  • Music Bay
  • Mirette

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Smart Melody as the horse to beat on Saturday afternoon.


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