Thousand Guineas


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Thousand Guineas

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(Horse Racing) the Thousand Guineas (usually written) 1000 Guineas (functioning as singular) an annual horse race, restricted to fillies, run at Newmarket since 1814. Also known as: the One Thousand Guineas
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I ask you to accept the post of private physician to this household for the space of one--it may be two months, and I offer you also, as an honorarium, the fee of one thousand guineas.
To make some sort of disappearance had been his precise intention, but to disappear in this fashion and make his return to the world with a thousand guineas in his pocket, had not exactly come within the scope of his imagination.
One thousand guineas to the little beauty you slowly hunted to death.
He, who apprehended I could not live a month, was ready enough to part with me, and demanded a thousand pieces of gold, which were ordered him on the spot, each piece being about the bigness of eight hundred moidores; but allowing for the proportion of all things between that country and Europe, and the high price of gold among them, was hardly so great a sum as a thousand guineas would be in England.
Many years ago, there lived at Cambridge a miserly old couple of the name of Jardine: they had two sons: the father was a perfect miser, and at his death one thousand guineas were discovered secreted in his bed.
We are alone at the top of a high house in a solitary courtyard, we are not likely to be heard, and I pray for bodily strength to keep you here, while every minute you are here is worth a hundred thousand guineas to my darling," said Miss Pross.
I wouldn't take ten thousand guineas for that bird.
The stable's form horse is Darkanna, who was beaten just under four lengths behind Aidan O'Brien's One Thousand Guineas favourite, Clemmie, in the Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket a week ago.
A The Grand National B The Derby C One Thousand Guineas D Royal Ascot 2.
Minding, trained by Aidan O'Brien and ridden by Ryan Moore, added the Nassau Stakes to victories in the One Thousand Guineas and Oaks.
As dual Derby-winning jockey Hugh Bowman powered Amicus to win the Group 1 Thousand Guineas over a mile on an action-packed card Godolphin's Earthquake landed the opening Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes under long-time employee McEvoy.
She was an impressive winner of the Thousand Guineas at Caulfield on her last start under Michael Rodd, who reckons she will be on her way to Ireland.

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