1000 GUINEAS 1850
The 37th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 2nd May 1850 over the Ditch Mile, was Lady Orford (5/6 fav), a chestnut filly by Slane out of Exotic, owned by the 3rd Earl of Orford. The winner won by a head, with over 10 lengths back to the third. A field of 5 runners contested the race which was worth £1,450 (Equivalent to £168,200 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LADY ORFORD Frank Butler W Beresford 3rd Earl of Orford 5/6
TIFF Templeman Sir Joseph Hawley 7/4
CORA Norman Lord Exeter 20/1
CALIFORNIA Alfred Day Sir R Pigot 8/1
HARUM-SCARUM Nat Flatman Duke of Richmond 20/1
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