1000 GUINEAS 1959
The 146th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 1st May 1959 over the Rowley Mile, was Petite Etoile (8/1), a grey filly by Petition out of Star of Iran, owned by Prince Aly Khan. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 40.36 secs, with 4 lengths between second and third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £17,355 (Equivalent to £373,100 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PETITE ETOILE Doug Smith Noel Murless Prince Aly Khan 8/1
ROSALBA Joe Mercer R J Colling Mr J J Astor 9/4 fav
PARAGUANA George Moore France Prince Aly Khan 5/2
COLLYRIA Lester Piggott Noel Murless Sir Victor Sassoon
CLIFTON LADY D Ryan W Stephenson Mr J E Biggs
LINDSAY Scobie Breasley R Peacock Mr F Ellison
ROSE OF MEDINA Eph Smith Noel Murless Mr Jeremy Hindley
FAN LIGHT Manny Mercer J Oxley Lord Irwin
DAME MELBA Willie Snaith Noel Murless Mr T Lilley
PARROTIA W Rickaby Noel Murless Lt-Col Giles Loder
BURTONWOOD Frankie Durr H P Rohan Mr A Monk
SCAMPETTE Brian Jago Arthur Budgett Mrs H H Renshaw
MIRNAYA W H Carr Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Sir R Sykes
SAREIGAIL D L Jones Weston-Evans Mr J Weston-Evans
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