1000 GUINEAS 1860
The 45th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 26th April 1860 over the Ditch Mile, was Sagitta (5/2 fav), a chestnut filly by Longbow out of Legerdemain, owned by the 14th Earl of Derby. The winner won by a neck in 1 minute 51 secs, with a further neck back to the third. A field of 13 runners contested the race which was worth £3,700 (Equivalent to £429,200 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SAGITTA Tom Aldcroft John Scott 14th Earl of Derby 5/2
AURORA Alfred Day Mr F Robinson 10/1
LONGBOW FILLY Wells Sir Joseph Hawley 4/1
GOLDEN PIPPIN Plumb Mr Gibbs 33/1
ROESIA John Osborne Mr H Saville 33/1
TAMBOUR Ashmall Mr W S S Crawfurd 33/1
CAVRIANA J Goater Mr G Fleming 100/8
ALLINGTON Mr G S Thompson Mr Gratwicke 33/1
CECILIA Custance Mr John Merry 10/1
VESTA L Snowden Sir C Monck 4/1
CONTADINA George Fordham Mr Greville 10/1
PRECISE Sam Rogers Mr Parker 20/1
PROVISION A French Lord Stamford 33/1
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