1000 GUINEAS 1822
The 9th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 25th April 1822 over the Ditch Mile, was Whizgig (2/5 fav), a chestnut filly by Rubens out of Penelope, owned by the 4th Duke of Grafton. A field of 4 runners contested the race which was worth 1000 Guineas (Equivalent to £106,100 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
WHIZGIG Frank Buckle Robert Robson 4th Duke of Grafton 2/5 (combined)
ROSALIND Mr Rush 6/1
VARNISH 4th Duke of Grafton 2/5 (combined)
JULIET Lord Grosvenor 9/2
Note Juliet's price was not recorded, but she has been allocated 7/2 to balance the book Over Round 102%
NOTE:The image above is shown courtesy of the Sporting Gazette and Agricultural Journal 1879.