1000 GUINEAS 1948
The 135th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 30th April 1948 over the Rowley Mile, was Queenpot (6/1), a bay filly by Big Game out of Poker Chip, owned by Sir Percy Loraine. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 41.8 secs, with a length and a half back to the third. A field of 22 runners contested the race which was worth £9000 (Equivalent to £447,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
QUEENPOT Gordon Richards Noel Murless Sir Percy Loraine 6/1
ARIOSTAR J Marshall   Mrs C M Woodbridge 100/6
DUPLICITY W Nevett   Lady Zia Wernher 33/1
ASH BLONDE P Evans 25/1
JAMINI Charlie Smirke 33/1
MADONNA T Hawcroft 100/7
FAIR DINAH H Packman 20/1
TUDOR LADY T Burns 100/7
OPEN SESAME Eph Smith 25/1
DORIA II C Bouillon 100/8
RING A RING Sam Wragg 20/1
SWEET JUSTICE W Lister 33/1
METRONOME Tommy Lowrey 33/1
SHY LASS Charlie Elliott 100/7
BODALA W Rickaby 100/7
MASAKA K Gethin 9/4
OVER THE BORDER M Beary 25/1
MISS POLLY Edgar Britt 33/1
LA CHIPOTTE W R Johnstone 100/8
VIVACIOUS Tommy Weston 33/1
BRILLANTE II F Rochett 100/7    
GREAT FUN W H Carr 20/1    
      Over Round 146%