2000 Guineas Tips 

FREE professional horse racing tips for the 2000 Guineas 2020.

2000 Guineas Tips

View Keith's tips for the 2000 Guineas

When is the 2000 Guineas in 2020?

Please note the day and/or time of this race has been changed for 2020

Newmarket Saturday 6th June 2020 at 3.35pm
2000 Guineas (Group 1)
Age: 3yo only,
Prize: £250,000

History of the 2000 Guineas

Established five years before the 1000 Guineas, the 2000 Guineas was named after the original prize funds for the race.  The first run was on 18 April 1809, the 2000 Guineas is open to 3 year olds (excluding geldings) and is run over a mile.

As one of the Classics, it’s one of our most prestigious flat races, with horses often coming from the Greenham Stakes and the Craven Stakes to race.  The race itself is often seen as a trial for the Derby, later in the season.  The 2000 Guineas makes up part of the Great Britain Triple Crown races, along with the Epsom Derby and St Leger Stakes.

When it comes to leading trainers, then Aidan O’Brien holds the crown with 10 wins, most recently Magna Grecia last year.  The leading Jockey however, has 9 wins but, you have to go back to the 1800’s to find Jem Robinson, the last win being in 1848.

There is also a stand out owner for the 2000 Guineas, who has won the race 11 times over the past 23 years – many of which is thanks to Aidan O’Brien who trained them – and that’s Sue Magnier. 

2000 Guineas Trends and Statistics

Here are the 2000 Guineas 12 year Trends and Statistics:

  • Age – Restricted to three-year-olds.
  • Sex – While open to colts and fillies the race only colts generally compete in the race and no filly has run in the last twelve years.
  • Country – Six of the last twelve winners were bred in Ireland, four in Great Britain, one in Japan and one in the USA.
  • Colour – As usual bays (b) have dominated with eight winners in the last twelve years. There have been three chestnut (ch) winners and one brown winner (br).
  • Starting Price – Seven of the last twelve winners have returned at 11/2 or less. The other five were between 8/1 and 40/1.
  • Starting Price Rank – Five of the last twelve winners started as SP favourite and all twelve winners came from the first six in the betting..
  • Headgear – None of the last twelve winners wore any headgear.
  • Draw – Seven of the last twelve winners were drawn between stalls 1 and 6..
  • Days Since Last Run – Nine of the last twelve winners last ran at least 189 days ago..
  • Last Run Form – Nine of the last twelve winners won last time out and all of them finished in the first three on their previous start.
  • Course Form – Four of the last twelve winners had run at least once at Newmarket, Three of those four winners won that Newmarket race.
  • Distance Form – Six of the last twelve winners had run at least once over 1 mile and five of them had won at the trip.
  • Flat Form – All of the last twelve winners had run at least twice and won at least twice.
  • Official Rating – Only ten of the last twelve winners had an official rating, eight of those ten were rated 113 or higher.
  • Group Wins – Eleven of the last twelve winners had won at least one Group race, seven of them had won a Group 1.
  • Current Season Form – Just three of the last twelve winners had run in the current season and only two of them won.

2000 Guineas Fun Facts

Scroll through our gallery of fun facts associated with 2000 Guineas, including fastest time, most runners, least runners, longest odds winner shortest odd winner and widest winning margin!

Recent Winners of The 2000 Guineas

DateWinnerJockey (Clm)TrainerDistanceGoingOddsWeightORStallRunnersLast Race Days

The runners in the 2000 Guineas

Qipco 2,000 Guineas runners and riders

  1. Al Suhail (James Doyle), drawn 5
  2. Arizona (Ryan Moore), drawn 13
  3. Cepheus (Jim Crowley), drawn 10
  4. Juan Elcano (Andrea Atzeni), drawn 14
  5. Kameko (Oisin Murphy), drawn 15
  6. Kenzai Warrior (Jason Watson), drawn 6
  7. Kinross (Harry Bentley), drawn 12
  8. Military March (Hector Crouch), drawn 3
  9. Mums Tipple (Sean Levey), drawn 1
  10. New World Tapestry (Adam Kirby), drawn 8
  11. Persuasion (Kieran Shoemark), drawn 11
  12. Pinatubo (William Buick), drawn 7
  13. Royal Dornoch (Tom Marquand), drawn 2
  14. Starcat (PJ McDonald), drawn 4
  15. Wichita (Frankie Dettori), drawn 9 


What's Keith's 2000 Guineas Tips for 2020

This year’s renewal revolves around last year’s champion two-year-old PINATUBO who is an absolute monster of a horse and finished last season uneaten including a fine Royal Ascot win for us in the Chesham Stakes. PINATUBO ended the season with a two-length win over Aiden O’Brien’s ARIZONA in the Dewhurst Stakes over 7 furlongs here at Newmarket. ARIZONA is the current second favourite. Charlie Appleby is sure to have got PINATUBO spot on for this belated renewal of the 2000 Guineas and as he finished last season with an official rating of 128 a full ten pounds higher than the nearest challenger.

It will come as no surprise to you that PINATUBO is Keith’s 2020 selection for the 2000 Guineas. 

Who is your 2000 Guineas Tipster?

Keith Bond is our resident pro tipster here at FRT Towers. Keith lives and breathes horse racing, having begun his love of horse racing over 40 years ago with a part time job at Catterick Racecourse, as one of three fourteen year-olds looking after two jumps and a hurdle.

Over the years, Keith has been a regular at the northern tracks attending countless race meetings and building up a network of contacts, and a portfolio of systems and strategies. 

He was one of the co-founders of Free Racing Tips all the way back in 2008, and his free tips are now backed by more than seventy thousand FRT members every single day.

“Thanks Keith – It’s great to be part of an amazing group of people all after the same thing, passing on tips to beat the bookies”

Colin Parkinson, Harrow.

The FRT community love Keith’s attention to detail, knowledge of past races, and ability to pick horses...

“You offer some great tips, some fantastic outsiders tipped up as well. Most tipsters just put up favourites. Well done and keep up the good work”

John Woolley, Stockport

What did Keith Tip in the 2019 2000 Guineas?

This is what Keith said about the 2000 Guineas in 2019 :

TEN SOVEREIGNS 7/2 – Trained by Aiden O’Brien who is chasing his 10th win in the race, course winner, unbeaten in three starts, highest rated in the race and the mount of Ryan Moore.

Quipco 2000 Guineas Results 2019

Here's the results of the 2000 Guineas in 2019:

1st Magna Grecia (11/2)
2nd King of Change (66/1)
3rd Skardu (8/1)

19 ran Distances: 2½l, 1¾l, hd
Time: 1m 36.84s (slow by 1.84s)

Keith's 2019 tip TEN Sovereigns came in 5th and was the stablemate of the winner.


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