2013 Sandown Guineas Attracts 14 Nominations

November 12th, 2013

Nominations have been announced for the Group 2 Sandown Guineas, which will run at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday November 16, 2013.

A total of 14 horses have nominated for the 2013 Sandown Guineas, including Paximadia.


Paximadia is part of the 2013 Sandown Guineas nominations. Picture by Steve Hart.

The three-year-old won his last start in the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington Racecourse and will be looking to do the same when he runs in the 2013 Sandown Guineas.

The Commands colt is trained by Peter Snowden and will be fourth up in the 2013 Sandown Guineas this weekend.

Paximadia has won three of his seven race starts and has earned more than $286,000 in prize money during his horse racing career.

Also included in the 2013 Sandown Guineas nominations is Champollion.

The three-year-old is a stable mate of Paximadia and will be looking to improve his rocky preparation this spring.

His most recent run saw him finish eighth of eight runners in the Carbine Club Stakes by seven lengths,

The Exceed And Excel colt has placed in one of his starts this spring, when third in the Listed Vintage Stakes at Flemington on October 5, 2013.

Champollion has won one of his 11 race starts and has warned more than $108,000 in prize money during his career.

Pompeius and Politeness are also amongst the 2013 Sandown Guineas nominations.

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2013 Sandown Guineas Nominations

No. Horse Trainer Hcp Rating
1 APOLLO’S CHOICE Shea Eden 67
2 BEST CASE (NZ) Anthony Cummings 71
3 BRING BACK Mark Ashby
4 CHAMPOLLION Peter Snowden 76
5 EQUATOR Gai Waterhouse 80
6 FORGET MAYBE Anthony Cummings 66
7 GABBLE Shane Fliedner 62
8 GIRL IN FLIGHT Robbie Griffiths 63
9 INAFRENZY John McArdle 62
10 NATIVE LAND Robbie Griffiths 62
11 PAXIMADIA Peter Snowden 89
12 POLITENESS Robert Smerdon 73
13 POMPEIUS Frankie Stockdale 64
14 RYKER Gai Waterhouse 63