1600m, $750,000, set weights for three-year-olds at Flemington
* First run in 1986 as a Group Three race won by True Version
* Run at Group One level since 1987
* Held over 2000m from 1998 to 2000
* Four fillies have won – Triscay (1991), Miss Finland (2007), Shamrocker (2011), Mosheen (2012)
* Zabeel (1990), Triscay (1991), Mahogany (1994), Flying Spur (1996), Pins (2000), Reset (2004), Apache Cat (2006), Miss Finland (2007), Mosheen (2012) and Shamus Award (2014).
* Run on the same day, over the same distance as the Group One Randwick Guineas for three-year-olds in Sydney.
* Boom New Zealand colt Xtravagant makes his Australian debut having won two Group One races
* Four fillies, including Group One winners Jameka, Risque and Perfect Reflection are acceptors
* Tarzino could provide trainer Mick Price and jockey Craig Newitt with their third Australian Guineas after Light Fantastic (2008) and Heart Of Dreams (2009)
* Gai Waterhouse and Brett Prebble will chase their second-straight win with River Wild after combining with Wandjina in 2015
WHAT CONNECTIONS ARE SAYING
“It’s going to make it tough. He’s going to need an extra good ride now” – jockey Mark Zahra on Palentino who has the outside barrier
“The draw is OK, not great. We’re just going to rely on the speed. If they go quick enough, he’ll be hard to beat” – jockey Craig Newitt on Tarzino
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