1000 GUINEAS 1866
The 53rd winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 19th April 1866 over the Ditch Mile, was Repulse (1/2 fav), a bay filly by Stockwell out of Sortie, owned by the 4th Marquess of Hastings. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 51 secs, with 4 lengths back to the third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £3,250 (Equivalent to £377,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
REPULSE Tom Cannon snr John Barham Day 4th Marquess of Hastings 1/2
BAYONNETTE Harry Grimshaw Count F de Lagrange 6/1
MIRELLA Chaloner Mr James Merry 50/1
PAMUNKEY Jem Goater Sir R Bulkeley 100/7
PENELOPE PLOTWELL T French Lord Falmouth 50/1
SISTER TO MINIE Parry Lord Glasgow 50/1
BAY FILLY BY YOUNG MELBOURNE John Osborne Lord Glasgow 7/1
LASS O'GOWRIE Loates Mr Pardoe 50/1
MYRRHINA J Doyle Mr Savile 25/1
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