1000 GUINEAS 1949
The 136th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 29th April 1949 over the Rowley Mile, was Musidora (100/8), a bay filly by Nasrullah out of Painted Vale, owned by Mr Norman Donaldson. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 41 secs, with 2 lengths back to the third. A field of 19 runners contested the race which was worth £12,433 (Equivalent to £415,300 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MUSIDORA Edgar Britt Captain Charles Elsey Mr Norman Donaldson 100/8
UNKNOWN QUANTITY W Rickaby Jack Jarvis Mr D H Wills 7/2
SOLAR MYTH T Gosling Barling Mr P Beatty 100/8
AVILA M Beary Boyd-Rochfort HM The King 6/1
JET PLANE P Evans Lawson Lord Astor 10/1
TAPIOLA T F Burn T Leader Mr J S Barrington 20/1
RECKLESS LADY Arthur Wragg M A Leach Mrs M Benson 50/1
LADY OF LEISURE Tommy Lowrey H Blagrave Mr H Blagrave 20/1
MASSILIA Charlie Elliott France M M Boussac 8/1
THEO II P Blane France Mme P Boynvin 50/1
DOUBLE DEAL J Sirett T Carey Mr T H Carey 50/1
BALLISLAND W Johnstone Wardon Lady Maud Fitzwilliam 100/7
FAIR DEBIT T Wallace Ireland Mr J Ismay 25/1
QUEEN OF BASRAH Gordon Richards Frank Butters HH Aga Khan 100/6
RUN HONEY Eph Smith Jack Jarvis Lord Milford 25/1
VINEYARD W T Evans Norman Bertie Sir Victor Sassoon 50/1
THREE WEEKS W Cook Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Sir R Sykes 10/1
VALE OF TOWY Charlie Smirke E Williams Miss P Vaughan 7/1
PRINCESS ROSE II W Markland R Johnson-Houghton Colonel A Scott 50/1
      Over Round 134%