1000 GUINEAS 1857
The 44th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 30th April 1857 over the Ditch Mile, was Imperieuse (100/8), a bay filly by Orlando out of Eulogy, owned by Mr John Scott. The winner won by half a length in 1 minute 53 secs, with 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 8 runners contested the race which was worth £1,950 (Equivalent to £192,100 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
IMPERIEUSE Nat Flatman John Scott Mr John Scott 100/8
TASMANIA Bumby Sir R W Bulkeley 25/1
AYACANORA Alfred Day Lord Posrtmouth 4/1
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY BIRDCATCHER Aldcroft Lord Glasgow 100/8
TRICOLOR George Fordham Lord Anglesey 25/1
BEACHNUT Norman Lord Exeter 25/1
BLINK BONNY L'Anson jnr Mr William L'Anson 4/5
ARTA John Osborne Mr Rickaby 100/8
Note that onlu horses priced at 100/8 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 25/1. Over Round 111%