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Champion 2YO Fillies Set For One Thousand Guineas
Last season's Gr1-winning juveniles Overreach (Exceed and Excel-Bahia, by Snippets) & Guelph (Exceed and Excel-Camarilla, by Elusive Quality) are among 196 nominations for the Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on October 16, reports horseracing.com.au. The 3YO daughters of champion stallion Exceed & Excel dominated the two-year-old racing scene during the Sydney autumn carnival with Overreach proving imperious in the Golden Slipper & Guelph taking out the remaining legs of the triple-crown, the Sires' Produce & Champagne Stakes. Guelph is one of 4 fillies nominated by trainer Peter Snowden, with Aspen, Metastasio & Montsegur rounding out Darley's quartet. Gai Waterhouse, who trains Overreach, has nominated a total of 13 fillies while other yards well represented include Peter Moody with 14 & David Hayes who has put forward 11.