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2020 Thousand Guineas Tips, Preview & Best Bets

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  • Is Hungry Heart the class?
  • Can Instant Celebrity remain unbeaten?
Thousand Guineas Tips
Hungry Heart (outside) will have a second chance to claim a Group One mile this prep (Getty)

Thousand Guineas Information


  • DateSat 09 Oct, 2021
  • Race Time04:30
  • RacecourseCaulfield
  • Race Distance1600 metres
  • Conditions3yo Fillies Open - Set Weights + Penalty
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$500,000
The Thousand Guineas is run over the mile at Caulfield and is one of the main events over the Melbourne Spring Carnival for the three-year-old fillies.

We have seen some stars take out this race, winners that include Atlantic Jewel, Alinghi and Flit.

This year, the race looks between the top two fillies in the market with some other strong candidates looking to cause an upset.

2020 Thousand Guineas Betting Odds


NumberHorses
TrainerJockeyBarrierOdds
1Hungry HeartC. WallerH. Bowman3$3.30
2ThermosphereJ. CummingsD. Lane2$14
3Instant CelebrityP. StokesC. Williams9$3.60
4PersonalT. Dabernig & B. HayesD. Oliver8$17
5VangelicG. Waterhouse & A. BottB. Prebble10$11
6EcumenicalM. HuxtableJ. Allen13$34
7AidensfieldT. Dabernig & B. HayesD. Stackhouse7$12
8Night RaidM. Price & M. Kent JrM. Zahra12$26
9OdeumM. Price & M. Kent JrM. Walker4$14
10Rock My WandM. SmithL. Currie5$17
11Mozzie MonsterJ. SadlerJ. Childs11$61
12AgreeableA. & S. FreedmanJ. Kah14$34
13Love SensationK. CorstensL. Nolen6$51
14YosemiteR. GriffithsW. Pike1$126
Odds courtesy of Palmerbet & correct at 5.45pm on 07/10/2020.

2020 Thousand Guineas Tips

Thousand Guineas 2020 Best Bet - Hungry Heart

This Sydney filly comes down to Melbourne after a second placing in the Flight Stakes just seven days earlier.

The last horse we saw complete this feat was Global Glamour, a filly trained by Gai Waterhourse who was as tough as nails out in front.

She is fit, we know she runs the trip out and she handles the way of Melbourne going based off her first run down the Flemington straight.

With a soft track expected, this will suit this filly being a daughter of Frankel.

The turn of foot she shows is very strong off a solid tempo, which we may get here with the likes of Vangelic and Aidensfield likely to lead them up.

Thousand Guineas 2020 Next Best Bet - Instant Celebrity

She was utterly dominant over the 1400m in the Thousand Guineas prelude, leaving her record at four wins and unbeaten.

Instant Celebrity has to take the step up the 1600m for the first time which is a question to some people, but she more class than most of her rivals which often comes to the fore in these races.

The big tick in her favour is that she gets around Caulfield, whereas that still remains a question for Hungry Heart and Vangelic.

This race is often dominated by those horse in the market, which could see her and Hungry Heart fight out the finish.


Thousand Guineas 2020 Roughie - Personal

This has been her target race for the prep, running well first-up in the Danehill, before a slashing second in the Prelude behind Instant Celebrity.

She will relish every step of the mile and third-up, she is sure to be at her top for this race.

Personal is a Blue Diamond place getter, so she does not lack any class and will be even better as she keeps stepping up in trip.

With the top two dominanting the market, this fiily is sure to slip under the punters guards and can run a big race at a big price.


Thousand Guineas FAQ

What date is the 2020 Thousand Guineas?

The 2020 Thousand Guineas is scheduled to run on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Caulfield.

What time is the 2020 Thousand Guineas?

The Thousand Guineas generally starts at around 3pm.

How can I live stream the 2020 Thousand Guineas?

Visit our live streaming hub for all the information on how to live stream the Thousand Guineas and all other Australian horse races.

Who won the 2019 Thousand Guineas?

Flit won the 2019 Thousand Guineas.

What distance is the Thousand Guineas?

The Thousand Guineas is run over a distance of 1600 metres.

What's the best bet in the 2020 Thousand Guineas?

We're with Hungry Heart as the best bet in the 2020 Thousand Guineas.

US

Verdict

Having already backed Personal in the race, we are happy to play both Hungry Heart and Instant Celebrity here.

Best Bet: Hungry Heart To Win @230 at BetMGM - 10 Units
Next Best Bet: Instant Celebrity To Win @260 at bet365 Sport NJ - 10 Units

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