1000 GUINEAS 1944
The 131st winner of the 'New 1000 Guineas Stakes', held on Tuesday 16th May 1944 over the Bunbury Mile of the July Course, was Picture Play (15/2), a bay filly by Donatello out of Amuse, owned by Mr H Joel. The winner won by 4 lengths in 1 minute 40 secs, with 2 lengths back to the third. A field of 11 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £314,300 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PICTURE PLAY Charlie Elliott Jack (John) Watts Mr H Joel 15/2
GRAND CORNICHE P Evans 100/6  
SUPERIOR Tommy Weston 100/9  
PACK DRILL Cliff Richards 33/1  
QUEEN NITOCRIS Harry Wragg 8/1  
NEAR EAST Tommy Lowrey 33/1  
UVA Gordon Richards 11/2  
FAIR FAME F Lane 5/2  
MRS MOPS T H Carey 100/6  
MONSOON P Maher 6/1  
BLUE CAP Eph Smith 20/1  
      Over Round 113%