Two Thousand Guineas

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Two Thousand Guineas

an annual horse race run at Newmarket since 1809
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VVALL mixed up Rearrange the letters to reveal the name of an Irish 2,000 Guineas winner of the past 20 years Double Hacker (8,4) VVALL answers on page 17 Compiled by Nick Pulford, John Randall and Daniel Hill
A son of Galileo, the odds-on favourite will attempt to become the eighth colt to complete the English-Irish 2,000 Guineas double.
Winners of the UAE 2,000 Guineas (G3) and Dewhurst Stakes (G1) respectively, Maftool and Belardo were the two noticeable withdrawals, leaving a total of 19 colts to face the starter in the first Classic of the British season.
He was introduced into the betting for the Irish 2,000 Guineas at 14-1 by William Hill.
John Gosden has said his Dewhurst Stakes third is likely to make his seasonal debut in either this Group Three over the 2,000 Guineas course and distance, or the Bathwick Tyres Greenham Stakes at Newbury next Saturday.
I was happy with his exercise and I am looking forward to running him in the 2,000 Guineas.
Being an obedient little boy, I try to do as he taught me, but lapsed last year and backed Rob Roy for the 2,000 Guineas in November at a huge price.
Speaking in his Coral blog, Crowley said: "I'm now definitely riding Eminent in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas.
A best-priced 8/11 shot to gain compensation for his half-length defeat by Night Of Thunder in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas, John Gosden's charge will renew Newmarket rivalry with Richard Hannon's Shifting Power ( fourth), supplemented to the race at a cost of [euro]30,000 on Tuesday, and War Command (ninth).
Aidan O'Brien has left in nine at the first acceptance stage including Landseer - third in the main French 2,000 Guineas prep race, the Prix de Fontainebleau.
GALILEO GOLD yesterday confirmed himself a genuine contender for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas when impressing in a workout over the full Classic distance of a mile before racing at Newmarket.
The field for the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas is: Big Time (Shane Foley), Davids Park (Wayne Lordan), Dolce N Karama (Ronan Whelan), Fountain Of Youth (Fran Berry), Great White Eagle (Seamus Heffernan), Johann Strauss (Michael Hussey), Kingman (James Doyle), Mandatario (Kevin Manning), Michaelmas (Colm O'Donoghue), Mustajeeb (Pat Smullen), Obliterator (Jamie Spencer), Prince Of All (Chris Hayes), Shifting Power (Richard Hughes), War Command (Joseph O'Brien).