Barefoot To Continue Guineas Pattern

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The Guineas has a limited history but has already developed a pattern of being won by the class horse of the field.

Toowoomba filly looks set to continue the trend when she tackles the $105,000 race on her home track on Saturday.

The Guineas was first run in 2015 and won by Jumbo Prince who went on to be placed in the Group One and won the 2017 at Toowooba.

Too Good To Refuse won in 2016 and later won in stakes class as did 2017 winner Dreams A Plenty.

Last year's winner Hang started a short-priced favourite and while he has not won in stakes company he has performed well.

Barefoot is the favourite this year but it is only by chance she is in the race.

Trainer has intended to run her in the Jewel before a 1350m-race at last Saturday and the on May 4.

was run a week later after a wash-out and we had skip Doomben last week. The Guineas fitted in better and the 1600 metres will be no worries,” Sears said.

“The Guineas is won by the class horse and she fits that bill.”

If Barefoot continues to improve she will head to the Group One on May 25.

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