1000 GUINEAS 1858
The 45th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 22nd April 1858 over the Ditch Mile, was Governess (15/2), a bay filly by Chatham out of Daughter of Laurel, owned by Mr William Gratwicke. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 52 secs, with 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £2,100 (Equivalent to £218,400 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
GOVERNESS Tom Ashmall Tom Eskrett Mr William Gratwicke 15/2
HEPATICA Nat Flatman Sir C Monck 9/4
PERFECTION J Goater Mr Howard 7/2
SHEPHERDESS Sam Rogers Mr E R Clark 25/1
HYDROMEL Alfred Day Lord Clifden 8/1
CHANOINESSE Bray Lord Clifden 100/8
QUEENSTOWN George Fordham Mr Howard 25/1
BOTANY Bates Sir L Newman 10/1
MARTHA Sly Mr Parker 25/1
Note that only horses priced at 100/8 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 25/1. Over Round 104%