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A Classic showdown: who will win the 2,000 Guineas?


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  • The incredible sight of Frankel stretching away from his rivals in the 2,000 Guineas back in 2011 is the stuff of racing legend. Now we can look forward to watching some of this year’s best three-year-olds go head-to-head at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile racecourse tomorrow (Saturday 30 April) as they battle for the first Classic title of the Flat season. Here’s the full list of runners and riders who will be lining up in this historic Group One race to help you choose your 2000 Guineas bets. Who is your pick to win?

    Pick your 2000 Guineas bets

    Horse: Native Trail | Jockey: William Buick
    Trainer: Charlie Appleby

    Coroebus | Jockey: James Doyle
    Charlie Appleby

    Luxembourg |Jockey: Ryan Moore
    Aidan O’Brien

    Perfect Power | Jockey: Christophe Soumillon
    Richard Fahey

    Point Lonsdale | Jockey: Frankie Dettori
    Aidan O’Brien

    Checkandchallenge | Jockey: Daniel Tudhope
    William Knight

    Dubai Legend | Jockey: Tom Marquand
    Hugo Palmer

    Eydon | Jockey: David Egan
    Roger Varian

    Light Infantry | Jockey: Jamie Spencer
    David Simcock

    Royal Patronage | Jockey: Jason Hart
    Charlie & Mark Johnston

    Boundless Ocean | Jockey: Kevin Manning
    Jim Bolger

    Lusail | Jockey: Pat Dobbs
    Richard Hannon

    Berkshire Shadow | Jockey: Jason Watson
    Andrew Balding

    Tacarib Bay | Jockey: Sean Levey
    Andrew Balding

    The Wizard Of Eye | Jockey: J F Egan
    J S Moore

    How can I watch the 2000 Guineas?

    ITV Racing will be showing the 2,000 Guineas live on the main ITV channel when the race gets underway at 3.40pm.

    What is the prize money for winning?

    The winner of the 2022 2,000 Guineas will take home £283,550.

    Recent 2000 Guineas winners

    2011: Frankel ridden by Tom Queally, trained by Henry Cecil and owned by Khalid Abdullah
    2012: Camelot, ridden by Joseph O’Brien, trained by Aidan O’Brien and owned by Smith/Magnier/Tabor
    2013: Dawn Approach, ridden by Kevin Manning, trained by Jim Bolger and owned by Godolphin
    2014: Night of Thunder, ridden by Kieren Fallon, trained by Richard Hannon Jr. and owned by Saeed Manana
    2015: Gleneagles, ridden by Ryan Moore, trained by Aidan O’Brien and owned by Smith/Magnier/Tabor
    2016: Galileo Gold, ridden by Frankie Dettori, trained by Hugo Palmer and owned by Al Shaqab Racing
    2017: Churchill, ridden by Ryan Moore, trained by Aidan O’Brien and owned by Smith/Magnier/Tabor
    2018: Saxon Warrior, ridden by Donnacha O’Brien, trained by Aidan O’Brien and owned by Smith/Magnier/Tabor
    2019: Magna Grecia, ridden by Donnacha O’Brien, trained by Aidan O’Brien and owned by Smith/Magnier/Tabor
    2020: Kameko, ridden by Oisin Murphy, trained by Andrew Balding and owned by Qatar Racing
    2021: Poetic Flare, ridden by Kevin Manning, trained by Jim Bolger and owned by Jackie Bolger

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