2000 GUINEAS 1857
The 49th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 28th April 1857 over the Rowley Mile, was Vedette (5/2 fav), a brown colt by Voltigeur out of Mrs Ridgeway, owned by the 2nd Earl of Zetland. The winner won by 3/4 length in 1 minute 51 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 12 runners contested the race which was worth £2,600 (Equivalent to £256,100 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
VEDETTE John Osborne jnr George Abdale 2nd Earl of Zetland 5/2
ANTON Alfred Day John Barham Day Mr F Robinson 5/1
LOYOLA Sam Rogers Lord Clifden 4/1
DRUMOUR Wells Mr Howard 100/8
APATHY George Fordham Mr Clive 33/1
KENT Nat Flatman Lord Londesborough 9/2
LAMBOURNE D Hughes Mr E Parr 100/8
TURBIT Norman Lord Exeter 33/1
SYDNEY Jack Charlton Braon Rothschild 10/1
UNNAMED COLT BY SURPLUS Sly Lord Clifden 33/1
LORD OF THE HILLS G Oates Mr W S S Crawfurd 33/1
UNNAMED COLT BY THE FLYING DUTCHMAN Aldcroft Lord Glasgow 33/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of Vanity Fair magazine. Over Round 122%