1000 GUINEAS 1843
The 30th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 4th May 1843 over the Ditch Mile, was Extempore (7/1), a bay filly by Emilius out of Maria, owned by Mr Thomas Thornhill, who won by a head, with 2 lengths back to the third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £1,500 (Equivalent to £156,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
EXTEMPORE Sam Chifney jnr Bobby Pettit Mr Thomas Thornhill 7/1
SPITEFUL George Edwards Mr Ford 5/1
UNNAMED BROWN FILLY BY JERRY Sam Darling Lord Exeter 5/1
UNNAMED CHESTNUT FILLY BY SULTAN Mann Lord Exeter 5/1
BIRDEEN F Butler Lord Millman 6/1
FRAGRANCE Sam Rogers Duke of Richmond 25/1
LADY ELEANOR Jem Robinson Captain Rous 8/1
UNNAMED CHESTNUT FILLY BY BEIRAM John Day Duke of Portland 3/1
MARTINGALE Nat Flatman Mr Osbaldeston 8/1
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