Thousand Guineas

(also the 1 000 Guineas)
a horse race that takes place at Newmarket in eastern England every year in April or May. It is a flat race (= one without jumps) for female horses that are three years old, and the course is 1 mile/1.6 kilometres long. It is one of the most important horse races in Britain and was first run in 1814.

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