Stan James Guineas Festival
5th - 6th May 2011
Every year thousands of horse racing afficionados are feverishly awaiting the StanJames.Com Guineas Festival at Newmarket's Rowley Mile. This meeting not only honours one of the most historic race courses of the United Kingdom, it also - and most proudly - hosts the first two races of the Classic Races season.
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2,000 Guineas Stakes
The Stan James 2,000 Guineas premiered on 18th April 1809, taking its name from the original stake of 2,000 guineas placed on the race.
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1,000 Guineas Stakes
The Stan James 1,000 Guineas was established in 1814 and first run on 28th April that year, the 1,000 Guineas Stakes is a fillies only race over the distance of one mile.
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Possibly the most famous racecourse in the UK, the Newmarket Racecourse consists of the Rowley Mile Course and the July Course, both flat tracks. As the heart of British horseracing, Newmarket Racecourse holds races in Spring, Autumn and Summer. It is located in Suffolk, England, and 9 Group 1 races are held there each year.
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