1000 GUINEAS 1938
The 125th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 29th April 1938 over the Rowley Mile, was Rockfel (8/1), a brown filly by Felstead out of Rockliffe, owned by Sir Hugo Cunliffe-Owen. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 39.20 secs, with a further 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 20 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £470,300 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ROCKFEL Sam Wragg Captain Ossie Bell Sir Hugo Cunliffe-Owen 8/1
LAUGHING WATER W Stephenson Mr D Crossman 20/1
SOLAR FLOWER R Perryman Sir A Butt 20/1
SLY ABBESS Tommy Weston Sir Abe Bailey 33/1
NIGHT BIRD Eph Smith Mr T Blackwell 100/6
SWEET CORN Brownie Carslake Sir G Bullough 33/1
CLEVER SARAH J Sirett Mrs Corrigan 33/1
OCEAN BLAZE M Beary Lord Glanely 33/1
HIGH TIDE J Crouch Mr E Harmsworth 33/1
KARSAVINA H Blackshaw Lord Howard de Walden 33/1
LA-LI E C Elliott HH Aga Khan 20/1
ANN OF AUSTRIA Charlie Smirke HH Aga Khan 7/1
STAFARALLA Harry Wragg Prince Aly Khan 7/2
RADIANT Gordon Richards Miss Dorothy Paget 4/1
SCOTIA'S GLEN R A Jones Sir Victor Sassoon 5/1
BALACH G Vergette Captain Willis 33/1
GAINLY P Beasley Mr W Woodward 33/1
MISS MIRACLE J Marshall   Duke of Norfolk 20/1
NADINE T Bartlam   Vicomte de Fontarce 20/1
LOVENTOR J Brennan   Mr G Singer 33/1
      Over Round 139%