Two Thousand Guineas

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Two Thousand Guineas

an annual horse race run at Newmarket since 1809
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Paddy Power cut Magna Grecia to 6/4 for the Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh.
The performance earned a 3/1 quote for the Investec Derby on June 1, but the Irish 2000 Guineas and Royal Ascot's St James's Palace Stakes - both over a mile - are more likely for the son of sprinter Invincible Spirit.
Richard Hannon's Dubawi Gold, who was six lengths behind Frankel in second place at Newmarket, takes him on again after also occupying the runner-up spot in the Irish 2000 Guineas.
Richard Hannon's charge has since finished second in the Irish 2000 Guineas.
Guyon said: "I was on the French 2000 Guineas winner so I knew I was on a good horse and I knew he would run well.''
The colt booked his ticket for the Curragh on May 23 by upsetting Dewhurst winner Intense Focus in the 2000 Guineas Trial.
TEOFILO has been taken out of the betting for the Vodafone Derby after a late setback ruled him out of the Stan James 2000 Guineas.
Dubai disappointment Shamardal could bid to redeem his reputation in the French 2000 Guineas.
HISTORY has rarely been so easily made as when Rock Of Gibraltar cantered to victory in the Entenmann's Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh yesterday.
Lemaire has an agreement with the Aga Khan, owner of the Alain de Royer-Dupre-trained Siyouni, who finished down the field when sent off the favourite for the French 2000 Guineas.
Trainer Charlie McBride has used the former champion jockey to ride work on his horses, although he lost out to Aidan O'Brien when Fallon deserted Audacity Of Hope for Viscount Nelson in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.
The three-year-old has cost the bookies a staggering pounds 25million since he won the 2000 Guineas in May - more than any other horse in history.