Tag Archive for: Guineas


Why Are Horses Sold In Guineas?

Horse racing is a sport steeped in history. While many things in racing have changed over the centuries, the Sport of Kings still retains many antiquated traditions. As a result, we still measure race distances in furlongs. That was originally…
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2000 Guineas Renamed 2331 Euros

The European Union has stunned the horse racing world by insisting the first two Classics of the turf flat season, the StanJames.com 1000 and 2000 Guineas, adhere to current EU law – and change their name from the Guineas to the Euros. Citing…