Two Thousand Guineas


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Two Thousand Guineas

n
(Horse Racing) (usually written) 2000 Guineas (functioning as singular) an annual horse race run at Newmarket since 1809
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One thousand guineas to the youngest daughter her patron might have at fifty, or (if he had none) brother's youngest daughter, on her coming of age, "as the remembrance his disinterestedness may like best, of his protection of a friendless young orphan girl." Two thousand guineas. What!
At which Suffolk racecourse is the Two Thousand Guineas run?
He ran the colt out for his engagements, and, undebarred by the admittedly hard luck of the Two Thousand Guineas, faced and overcame all opposition in the Newmarket Stakes, and but for the bad luck in the running would have gained the coveted Derby honours.
Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 The Aleutians; 2 Titian; 3 Where the centre of the optic nerve meets the retina; 4 Ratatouille; 5 Mount Olympus; 6 Hendrik Verwoerd; 7 The dormouse; 8 The St Leger, the Derby and the Two Thousand Guineas; 9 Gymnastics; 10 Lenin.
Although written with his son Felix, this is very familiar Francis territory, focusing on the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket and a posh local restaurant.
Two Thousand Guineas star George Washington is continuing to make good progress
The following year Dalry finished second to Sir Ivor in the Two Thousand Guineas Trial at Ascot in April 1968 but sustained an injury, running only once more when unplaced at Longchamp on Arc day.
THE MINSTREL, disappointing in the Two Thousand Guineas and possibly unlucky in the Irish equivalent, at last came good with a superlative effort in the Silver Jubilee Derby at Epsom yesterday.
``Year in, year out,it pays to concentrate on good two-year- old form in the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket in May.
Preceded by the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes and the Epsom Derby, it is the final leg of the English Triple Crown.
The third horse home, Muhtathir, went on to run a cracker in the French Two Thousand Guineas at Longchamp, where he was beaten just half a length by Victory Note.
Last year's National Stakes winner could never get in a blow behind Cool Edge, whose victory gave English trainer Mark Tompkins hope for the Two Thousand Guineas.