1000 GUINEAS 1851
The 38th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 24th April 1851 over the Ditch Mile, was Aphrodite (5/6 fav), a bay filly by Bay Middleton out of Venus, owned by Sir Joseph Hawley. The winner won by 2 lengths, with 3 1/2 lengths between second and third. A field of 6 runners contested the race which was worth £1,450 (Equivalent to £179,800 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
APHRODITE Job Marson Alec Taylor snr Sir Joseph Hawley 5/6
ANSPACH Nat Flatman Mr Gratwicke 8/1
IRIS Frank Butler Lord Stanley 2/1
FORTUNA Bartholomew Mr Delamere 25/1
TRICKSTRESS Templeman Mr Harrison 20/1
THE SQUAW Kitchener Mr Gratwicke 25/1
Note that only horses priced at 8/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 25/1. Over Round 111%