Thousand Guineas 2021 – Horses, Betting Tips & Odds

We have expert betting tips for the Thousand Guineas this Wednesday at Caulfield which features a field of 13.

The Thousand Guineas is always a top race, and the three-year-old fillies battle over 1600m.

We have a runner-by-runner betting guide available for the Thousand Guineas, including Hinged, Zouzarella and Barb Raider.

All odds are with Sportsbet – our No. 1 rated bookmaker. You can join Sportsbet by clicking HERE.

Our best bets for Thousand Guineas 2021


Best Bet:

Zouzarella @ $4.40  Bet @ Sportsbet


Best Each Way Bet:

Hinged @ $4.40 Bet @ Sportsbet


Best Roughie:

Bon’s A Pearla @ $18 Bet @ Sportsbet


Thousand Guineas Trifecta Tips

Punters should have five runners on their ticket for the Thousand Guineas trifecta.

  • Zouzarella
  • Hinged
  • Bon’s A Pearla
  • Barb Raider
  • Heresey

Thousand Guineas First-Four Tips

We have included six runners for the Thousand Guineas first-four.

  • Zouzarella
  • Hinged
  • Bon’s A Pearla
  • Barb Raider
  • Heresy
  • Swift Witness

Thousand Guineas Form Guide & Tips


1. Swift Witness ($13) Bet @ Sportsbet

Swift Witness is a tough on-pace customer who could be right there in the finish. She has yet to race at Caulfield, and that’s the only concern.

$13 is a value price, so she enters first four calculations.

2. Hinged (Best Each Way – $4.40) Bet @ Sportsbet

A quality type who finished second behind Never Been Kissed in the Flight Stakes. That form was franked last week, so we’re not surprised by the money coming for the Queenslander.

She is a five-time winner from nine starts, so she knows how to win. Her odds could firm even more, so take the $4.40 available.

3. Elusive Express ($10) Bet @ Sportsbet

Already a two-time winner and she got the job done nicely at Flemington last start. We’re unsure if that’s the best betting guide, but we wouldn’t be surprised if she featured in the money.

4. Bon’s A Pearla (Best Roughie – $18) Bet @ Sportsbet

The Corstens-trained three-year-old is seeking three straight wins after scoring at Sandown and Caulfield.

She paid $31 when scoring an upset win at Caulfield, and we like that form going forward. $18 is worth taking and she could slingshot them late.

5. Literary Magnate ($41) Bet @ Sportsbet

A winner on debut and she hasn’t been far away since, but it would be a big effort to beat this field. Bookmakers have the right odds available.

6. Zouzarella (Best Bet – $4.40) Bet @ Sportsbet

Started her career with consecutive wins before being unlucky in second last start. She was a length behind Queen of Dubai, but she settled off far back.

Racing at Caulfield shouldn’t worry her, and we’re happy with the odds available for the smart daughter of Zoustar.

7. Heresy ($9) Bet @ Sportsbet

Heresy has yet to win from three starts this season, but she finished second behind Bon’s A Pearla last start, so it’s solid form.

The James Cummings-trained filly has yet to finish worse than third in three attempts at Caulfield, so she wouldn’t be ruling her out with Damien Oliver in the saddle.

8. Queen of Dubai ($21) Bet @ Sportsbet

Had all favours last start but she beat Zouzarella home, so that form stacks up well. Already a two-time winner this season, but drawing barrier 10 won’t do her chances any good.

Her odds are drifting, which isn’t a big shock.

9. Yearning ($26) Bet @ Sportsbet

Second behind Elusive Express last start, but change the runs and she might get the better of that field.

She was brought to Melbourne with the Thousand Guineas in mind, and we wouldn’t rule out Team Hawkes from getting it done.

$26 is a fair price for a value runner.

10. Barb Raider ($5.50) Bet @ Sportsbet

We like Barb Raider in the Oaks during Melbourne Cup Week. She won the Oaks Prelude over 1800m last start, and although she’s talented, this run could be for fitness purposes.

We wouldn’t rule out the late entry, but dropping in distance isn’t going to be easy. $5.50 is too short for a runner with 2500m on the horizon.

11. Cuban Link ($46) Bet @ Sportsbet

Searching for three consecutive wins, but we would be surprised if her form was franked at Group 1 level.

Barrier four will give her a nice trip in transit, but she looks outclassed at this level.

12. Achira ($91) Bet @ Sportsbet

Broke maiden grades at Goulburn last start and that form isn’t good enough for this race. She is better suited to something much easier.

13. Fortunate Kiss ($19) Bet @ Sportsbet

A winner earlier this campaign before running second behind Linas Legend and fifth behind Queen of Dubai.

She would need to find a few lengths to be competitive.

Once again, all odds are with Sportsbet – our No. 1 rated bookmaker. You can join Sportsbet by clicking HERE.

Daryl Curnow
About the Author: Daryl Curnow

After graduating from the University of Auckland (BA – English), Daryl was thrown into the world of sports and horse racing journalism.
Having worked as a racing journalist for two years, he decided to move into the online world of horse racing and sports writing. After years of honing his craft, Daryl became a professional punter in 2009 – with a focus on horse racing, NRL, AFL, NBA, Rugby, NFL, and US college sports. Daryl’s tips have been featured on various websites around the world before joining the GoBet team. When he’s not working, Daryl tries to avoid making bogeys on the golf course.



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