1000 GUINEAS 1849
The 36th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 26th April 1849 over the Ditch Mile, was The Flea (10/1), a chestnut filly by Coronation out of Puce, owned by Mr Frank Clarke. The winner won by a short head, with a length back to the third. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £1,450 (Equivalent to £158,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
THE FLEA Alfred Day John Barham Day Mr Frank Clarke 10/1
CLARISSA Nat Flatman Mr Greville 3/1
ST ROSALIA Chapple Duke of Bedford 6/5
SISTER TO ARKWRIGHT Frank Butler Lord Chesterfield 4/1
GRACE Bartholomew Lord Exeter 25/1
CSARINA Jem Robinson Mr Mostyn 25/1
TREACHEROUS Pettit Sir Joseph Hawley 25/1
MEMENTO S Rogers Mr Newton 25/1
HIGHLAND FLING Templeman Duke of Richmond 25/1
ESCALADE J Marson Lord Stanley 25/1
Note that only horses priced at 10/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 25/1. Over Round 123%