1000 GUINEAS 1845
The 32nd winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 1st May 1845 over the Ditch Mile, was Picnic (3/1), a chestnut filly by Glaucus out of Estelle, owned by the 5th Duke of Richmond. The winner won by a length, with a neck back to the third. A field of 8 runners contested the race which was worth £1,850 (Equivalent to £216,500 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PICNIC William Abdale John Kent jnr 5th Duke of Richmond 3/1
PUG Nat Flatman Lord George Bentinck 2/1
HEATHER BELL F Butler Mr Bowen 8/1
TISIPHONE Whitehouse Lord Albemarle 33/1
PRUDENCE E Edwards Mr Edwards 4/1
TOPAZ Mann Lord Exeter 8/1
TIMBRIA Boyce Lord Exeter 8/1
SISTER TO MA MIE Stephenson Mr Newton 33/1
Note that only horses priced at 8/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 33/1. Over Round 117%