1000 GUINEAS 1873
The 60th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 2nd May 1873 over the Rowley Mile for the first time, was Cecilia (33/1), a bay filly by Blair Athol out of Siberia, owned by the 6th Viscount Falmouth. The winner won by 3/4 length in 1 minute 47 secs, with a neck back to the third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £2,900 (Equivalent to £301,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CECILIA Jack Morris Mathew Dawson 6th Viscount Falmouth 33/1
ANGELA John Osborne Mr R H Long 7/1
WINDERMERE Jem Goater Mr Bruton 33/1
GRATINSKA George Fordham Mr John Bowes 7/1
WILD MYRTLE T Chaloner Mr William S Crawfurd 20/1
SILVER RING T French Lord Falmouth 20/1
SPADA C Pratt Major Fridolin 10/1
EVERGREEN Huxtable Sir Joseph Hawley 50/1
TENDERESSE T Jennings M Lefevre 50/1
MISS BUCKLAND E Martin M Lefevre 50/1
BLUE LIGHT Jewitt Captain Machell 50/1
MARIE STUART Tom Cannon Mr James Merry 5/4
AMAILIE VON EDEIREICH Parry Count Renard 50/1
VESTALINN Custance Count Renard 100/8
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