The 97th running of the Irish 1000 Guineas was held on Sunday 27th May 2017 over 1 mile of The Curragh. The winner won €233,000. The winner was owned by Niarchos Family, trained by Mrs Jessica Harrington and ridden by Colm O'Donoghue. The winner won by 1 3/4 lengths in 1 minute 38.71 seconds, with 3/4 length between second and third.

IRISH 1000 GUINEAS 2018

ALPHA CENTAURI (Grey filly by Mastercraftsman out of Alpha Lupi) SR 1989

The winning owner won €233,000, (The equivalent of £210,000 in 2018 based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

The Youtube link below is a 1 minute 47 second clip of the 2018 Irish 1000 Guineas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DM__hgOSyz4

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Pos. Horse Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 ALPHA CENTAURI 9.0 Colm O'Donoghue Niarchos Family Mrs Jessica Harrington
2 COULD IT BE LOVE 9.0 Donnacha O'Brien Smith, Tabor, Magnier Aidan O'Brien
3 HAPPILY 9.0 Ryan Moore Smith, Tabor, Magnier Aidan O'Brien
4 SOLILOQUY 9.0 William Buick Godolphin Charlie Appleby
5 YULONG GOLD FAIRY 9.0 Leigh Roche Zhang Yuesheng Dermot Weld
6 LIGHTENING QUICK 9.0 Jamie Spencer Qatar Racing Ltd Johnny Murtagh
7 WHO'S STEPH 9.0 Colin Keane George Strawbridge Ger Lyons
8 MOST GIFTED 9.0 Wayne Lordan Smith, Tabor, Magnier Aidan O'Brien
9 CLEMMIE 9.0 Seamie Heffernan Smith, Tabor, Magnier Aidan O'Brien
10 SCRIOBH NUA 9.0 Kevin Manning Mrs J Bolger Jim Bolger
11 CHIARA LUNA 9.0 Declan McDonogh Moyglare Stud Farm Dermot Weld
12 ALGHABRAH 9.0 Chris Hayes Hamdan Al Maktoum Kevin Prendergast
13 ULURU PARK 9.0 Ronan Whelan Brendan Duke, Mrs Linda Rodriguez Brendan W Duke
  Betting        
5/4 fav Happily        
5/1 Soliloquy        
6/1 Who's Steph        
13/2 Clemmie        
12/1 Alpha Centauri        
14/1 Chiara Luna        
25/1 Lightening Quick        
25/1 Alghabrah        
28/1 Most Gifted        
33/1 Could It Be Love        
66/1 Yulong Gold Fairy        
66/1 Scriobh Nua        
125/1 Uluru Park        
  Over round 121%        

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