1000 GUINEAS 1844
The 31st winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 25th April 1844 over the Ditch Mile, was Sorella (10/1), a bay filly by The Saddler out of Daughter to Partisan, owned by Mr George Osbaldeston, who won by 2 lengths, with the same distance back to the third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £1,500 (Equivalent to £175,500 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SORELLA Jem Robinson William Butler jnr Mr George Osbaldeston 10/1
MEROPE Mann Lord Exeter 12/1
EMERALD Sly Baron Rothschild 7/2
THE BEE F Butler Lord Chesterfield Evens
UNNAMED CHESTNUT FILLY BY REDSHANK George Edwards Captain Daintree 30/1
JAMAICA Nat Flatman Mr Greville 33/1
UNNAMED BROWN FILLY BY SLANE Whitehouse Colonel Peel 12/1
ZENOBIA Chapple Colonel Peel 8/1
EXAMPLE Sam Chifney jnr Mr Thornhill 33/1
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