1000 GUINEAS 1841
The 28th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 29th April 1841 over the Ditch Mile, was Potentia (6/4 fav), a chestnut filly by Plenipotentiary out of Acacia, owned by Mr Stanlake Batson, winning by a length. A field of 5 runners contested the race which was worth £1,450 (Equivalent to £135,700 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
POTENTIA Jem Robinson George Payne Mr Stanlake Batson 6/4
FLORENCE John Barham Day Duke of Grafton 6/4
THE QUEEN OF BEAUTY Conolly Mr Osbaldeston 12/1
AUSTRALIA Nat Flatman Mr Payne 12/1
SYRIA Sam Darling Lord Exeter 12/1
Note that only the joint 6/4 favourites prices were recorded, all others have been allocated 12/1. Over Round 104%
Image shown courtesy of the Sporting Gazette and Agricultural Journal 1879