Watch 2000 Guineas Stakes
Race Type: Flat / Thoroughbred
Date: Late April/ Early May
Distance: 1 mile (1,609 metres)
Qualification: 3 Year Old Fillies and Colts
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The 2000 Guineas Stakes is a Group 1 horse race run over a flat track which is open to 3-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies.
The race is run over the Rowley Mile at Newmarket which is a distance of (as you would expect) 1 mile (1609 meters). The 2000 Guineas Stakes is schedule to take place at either the end of April or the beginning of May each, making it one of the first major races of the flat season.
The 2000 Guineas Stakes is one of Britain’s 5 Classic races and is currently the first Classic to be run each season. Interestingly it is also part of the Triple Crown along with the Derby and the St Leger, although it is rare that the Triple Crown is even attempted never mind successfully achieved.
The race was first run in 1809, 5 years before the 1000 Guineas Stakes and continues to be one of the most popular horse races of the flat racing calendar.
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When it comes to big races there are few bigger than the 2000 Guineas which is not only a group 1 level race but it is also part of the British 5 classic races and it is the opening leg of the Triple Crown.
With so much heritage, the race dates way back to 1809, and with so much prestige it is no surprise that the race features many of the sports top horses, jockeys and trainers and it is also no surprise that so many fans want to watch the action live.
The great news for punters and fans of the sport alike is that it has never been easier to watch the racing from Newmarket including the 2000 Guineas Stakes live.
No longer do you need to make the effort to be their in person or to go into town and find a bookies showing the race, you can simply log in to any decent online bookmaker and so long as you make their requirements, you can watch the race live.
If you are wanting to watch the 2000 Guineas live from Newmarket, we are sure that you will likely be wanting to place a bet on the race or you have already done so.
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Run over the historic and for many iconic Rowley Mile at the Newmarket Racecourse in Suffolk, the 2000 Guineas was inaugurated way back in 1809.
It will come as no surprise that the race is run over 1 mile (1,609 metres) on a straight, turf track with a qualification of horse been 3 years old and not a gelding.
The popularity of the race has led to a number of variations run across Europe including the Irish 2000 Guineas (run at Curragh, Republic of Ireland), the Mehl-Mulhens-Renne (run at Cologne, Germany), the Poule d’Essai des Poulains (run at Longchamp, France) and the Premio Parioli (run at Capannelle in Italy).
Other versions around the world include the Australian Guineas (run at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) and the Satsuki Sho (run at Nakayama Racecourse in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan).
As you would expect from a race with so much history, there have been a number of records set and a number of high and low points with some stand out facts and figures including the leading jockey, or the jockey with the most wins who is Jem Robinson who win the race on 9 separate occasions riding Enamel (1825), Cadland (1828), Riddlesworth (1831), Clearwell (1833),Glencoe(1834), Ibrahim (1835), Bay Middleton (1836), Conyngham (1847) and Flatcatcher in 1848).
The leading trainer, or the trainer with the most wins is an ongoing record held by Aidan O’Brien who currently has 10 wins to his name whilst the owner with the most wins is Sue Magnier, who O’Brien is a trainer for.
The faster time set over the mile race was by Mister Baileys in 1994 at 1 minute 25 seconds whilst Tudor Minstrel race away to a win by 8 lengths to give us the widest margin of victory.
The winner with the longest odds was Rockavon in 1961 at 66/1 whilst the winner sat the shortest odds was St Frusquin in 1896 who won with odds of just 12/100.
The most runners to run the 2000 Guineas came in 1930 when j28 horses lined up at the start whilst only 2 made it to the start line in 1829 and 1830.
Even though a race such as this one gets racing fans excited, it can be actually difficult to watch the action live and whist it is always the best option to be at the course in person to take in the incredible atmosphere and to really savour the spectacle in front of you but that is of course not always possible.
In the not to distant past, the only other real option that a racing fan or somebody who just loves to watch the biggest races on the calendar was to head into town and find their nearest bookmakers in the hopes that they would be featuring the action live on their live feeds.
Thankfully that just isn’t the case anymore and you can pick and choose the watch the races that you want to watch via any of the incredible live streaming services offered by the online bookmakers that are featured on this page.
It doesn’t matter if you prefer to use your phone, your laptop, your computer, or your tablet to browse the web or to use apps, you can watch all of the great racing action you want including this race live.
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