1000 GUINEAS 1971
The 158th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 29th April 1971 over the Rowley Mile, was Altesse Royal (25/1), a chestnut filly by Saint Crespin III out of Bleu Azur, owned by Mr Roger Hue-Williams. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 40.90 secs, with 3/4 length back to the third. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £22,704 (Equivalent to £322,400 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ALTESSE ROYALE Yves Saint-Martin Noel Murless Mr Roger Hue-Williams 25/1
SUPER HONEY Lester Piggott Captain Ryan Price  
CATHERINE WHEEL John Gorton Bruce Hobbs  
MAGIC FLUTE Geoff Lewis Noel Murless  
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