2000 GUINEAS 1853
The 45th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 26th April 1853 over the Rowley Mile, was West Australian (4/6 fav), a bay colt by Melbourne out of Mowerina, owned by Mr John Bowes. The winner won by 1/2 a length in 1 minute 49 secs, with 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 7 runners contested the race which was worth £1,950 (Equivalent to £249,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
WEST AUSTRALIAN Frank Butler John Scott Mr John Bowes 4/6
SITTINGBOURNE Pettit Duke of Bedford 15/1
BARBATUS Nat Flatman Lord Glasgow 7/1
ORINOCO Job Marson Mr J M Stanley 7/2
MR SYKES Bartholomew Mr E R Clark 20/1
FILBERT Marlow Lord Exeter 8/1
LASCELLES W Day Mr Howard 20/1
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