1000 GUINEAS 1842
The 29th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 28th April 1842 over the Ditch Mile, was Firebrand (6/1), a chestnut filly by Lamplighter out of a Rubens mare, owned by Lord George Bentinck, who won by a length. A field of 7 runners contested the race which was worth £1,500 (Equivalent to £143,700 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
FIREBRAND Sam Rogers John Kent jnr Lord George Bentinck 6/1
CELIA Sam Darling Lord Exeter 7/4
ELIZA Butler Mr F Wood 7/2
EQUATION Jem Robinson Mr Thornhill 9/2
UTOPIA John Day Duke of Grafton 25/1
GUZELLE Cotton Mr T Coleman 25/1
PASSION W Day Mr Etwall 4/1
Note that only horses priced at 9/2 or better were recorded, although 6/1 was taken about the winner at least twice close to the off. All others have been allocated 25/1. Over Round 118%