1000 GUINEAS 1856
The 43rd winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 1st May 1856 over the Ditch Mile, was Manganese (2/1), a chestnut filly by Birdcatcher out of Moonbeam, owned by Mr John King and Mr W H Brooke. The winner won by half a length in 1 minute 50 secs, with a claer 10 lengths back to the third. A field of 5 runners contested the race which was worth £1,950 (Equivalent to £192,100 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MANGANESE John Osborne jnr John Osborne snr John King & W H Brooke 2/1
MINCEPIE Alfred Day Mr Harry Hill Evens
QUEEN'S HEAD Wells Mr Howard 25/1
INTIMIDATION Nat Flatman Lord Ailesbury 25/1
MARY COPP Bartholomew Mr J M Stanley 6/1
Note that only horses priced at 6/1 or better were recorded, both others have been allocated 25/1. Over Round 105%