1000 GUINEAS 1872
The 59th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 3rd May 1872 over the Ditch Mile, was Reine (100/6), a bay filly by Monarque out of Fille de L'Air, owned by Claude Joachim Lefevre. The winner won by a neck in 1 minute 48 secs, with 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 11 runners contested the race which was worth £3,150 (Equivalent to £340,200 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
REINE Henry Parry Tom Jennings snr Claude Joachim Lefevre 100/6
DERELICT Huxtable Sir Joseph Hawley 33/1
HIGHLAND FLING Morris Mr James Merry 100/8
VIOLETTA Tom Cannon Lord Anglesey 100/30
CLEMENTINA Jem Goater Lord Anglesey 50/1
MADGE WILDFIRE John Osborne Mr John Bowes 100/30
NIOCHI T French Sir G Chetwynd 11/2
HIGHLAND LASSIE T Chaloner Mr William Stirling Crawfurd 100/7
ARETHUSA Hunt Lord Durham 5/1
GERMANIA George Fordham Mr G G Keswick 50/1
MARGERY Charlie Maidment Mr H R Ray 100/7
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