1000 GUINEAS 1898
The 85th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 29th April 1898 over the Rowley Mile, was Nun Nicer (11/2), a bay filly by Common out of Priestess, owned by Sir John Blundell Maple. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 48.6 secs, with 3/4 length back to the third. A field of 15 runners contested the race which was worth £4,800 (Equivalent to £576,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
NUN NICER Sam Loates Willie Waugh Sir John Blundell Maple 11/2
AIRS AND GRACES Otto Madden Mr W T Jones 20/1
ALT MARK Fred Rickaby Lord Derby 100/8
LOWOOD Morny Cannon Duke of Westminster 10/1
SIMYLLA K Cannon Mr Douglas Baird 7/1
BLOOZEN W Robinson Lord W Beresford 33/1
SYLVESTRIS Walter Bradford Mr L Brassey 33/1
ELF John Watts Duke of Devonshire 33/1
ST IA Rumbold Sir R Waldie Griffith 11/2
AIROSA F Pratt Mr Wallace Johnstone 7/1
CHINOOK Fred Allsopp Mr P Lorrilard 33/1
ROYAL FOOTSTEP F Finlay Sir John Blundell Maple 100/6
EBBA Charles Wood Lord Rosebery 100/8
AYAH Tommy Loates Mr Leopold de Rothschild 10/1
LUCIOLE R Colling Prince Soltykoff 25/1
    Over Round 119%