2000 GUINEAS 1845
The 37th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 29th April 1845 over the Rowley Mile, was Idas (5/6 fav), a bay colt by Liverpool out of Marpessa, owned by the 2nd Earl of Stradbroke. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 48 secs, with a further 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 5 runners contested the race which was worth £1050 (Equivalent to £122,800 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
IDAS Nat Flatman Robert Boyce jnr 2nd Earl of Stradbroke 5/6
WORTHLESS John Day John Barham Day Mr Wreford 6/1 (7/4 coupled)
WINCHELSEA Howlett John Barham Day Mr Wreford 7/2 (7/4 coupled)
WOOD PIGEON Boyce Robert Boyce Lord Exeter 12/1
PAULTONS George Edwards Charles Marson Duke of Rutland 14/1
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