1000 GUINEAS 1896
The 83rd winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 1st May 1896 over the Rowley Mile, was Thais (5/1), a brown filly by St Serf out of Poetry, owned by HRH Prince of Wales. The winner won by a neck in 1 minute 46.2 secs, with 3/4 length back to the third. A field of 19 runners contested the race which was worth £5,100 (Equivalent to £617,100 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
THAIS John Watts Richard Marsh HRH Prince of Wales 5/1
SANTA MAURA F Rickaby Mr Douglas Baird 10/1
JOLLY BOAT Sam Loates Lord Zetland 10/1
ST ANGE H Toon Sir J Blundell Maple 50/1
AMPHORA G Chaloner Mr H McCalmont 11/2
SNOWY CORRIE C Ward Mr H McCalmont 100/6
BARN DANCE Bradford Sir J Blundell Maple 100/7
SISTER TO ELLA TWEED H Grimshaw Mr Hamar Bass 10/1
BURGONET Otto Madden Duke of Devonshire 50/1
DRIP Jimmy Woodburn Lord Durham 50/1
MISS FRASER F Pratt Lord Ellesmere 50/1
VITULA Rumbold Sir R W Griffiths 50/1
FLITTERS Calder Lord Houghton 33/1
SERFDOM H Chaloner Lord Londonderry 50/1
FIESOLO Tommy Loates Mr Leopold de Rothschild 10/1
LA TOISON D'OR Fred Allsopp Prince Soltykoff 50/1
OMALDINA Morny Cannon   Duke of Westminster 9/2
HELM Morton   Duke of Westminster 50/1
ARDEURLIE Cloates   Sir S Scott 50/1
      Over Round 119%