1000 GUINEAS 1814
The 1st winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 28th April 1814 over the Ditch Mile course, was Charlotte (11/5 fav), a bay filly by Orville out of Sophia, owned by Mr Charles Wilson. A field of 5 runners contested the race which was worth £1,155 (Equivalent to £73,900 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CHARLOTTE Bill Clift Thomas Perren Mr Christopher Wilson 11/5
VESTAL Duke of Grafton 10/1
MEDORA Duke of Rutland 5/2
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY ORVILLE Mr Payne 3/1
GOSSAMER Mr Crockford 12/1
  Over Round 101%
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the Sporting Gazette and Agricultural Journal 1879.