2000 GUINEAS 1859
The 51st winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 10th May 1859 over the Rowley Mile, was The Promised Land (10/11 fav), a brown colt by Jericho out of Glee, owned by Mr William Day. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 52 secs, with 3 lengths between second and third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £2,850 (Equivalent to £324,900 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
THE PROMISED LAND Alfred Day William Day Mr William Day 10/11
CYNRICUS Sam Rogers Mr J H C Wyndham 20/1
CRAFTON John Osborne Baron Rothschild 20/1
SIR HERCULES L Snowden Mr J Shelley 25/1
LORD OF THE MANOR Plumb Mr John Merry 100/3
PHANTOM Withington Mr Anthony Nichol 9/2
NAPOLEON Bumby Mr C Peck 8/1
NIMROD W Day Mr J Parker 50/1
MAREKE Nat Flatman Mr G Lilley 50/1
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