2000 GUINEAS 1842
The 34th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 26th April 1842 over the Rowley Mile, was Meteor (6/4 fav), a chestnut colt by Velocipede out of Dido, owned by Mr John Bowes, who won by a length, with half a length back to the third. A field of 8 runners contested the race which was worth £1,500 (Equivalent to £143,700 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
METEOR Bill Scott John Scott Mr John Bowes 6/4
WISEACRE John Day Mr Wreford 7/1
MISDEAL Sam Rogers Lord George Bentinck 3/1
ARCHY Chapple Colonel Peel 10/1
ROVER Crouch Mr Goodman 25/1
SAROS Sam Darling Lord Exeter 25/1
UNNAMED BROWN COLT BY JERRY Jem Robinson Lord Orford 5/1
LUCULLUS Butler Mr W Ridsdale 12/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 114%