2000 GUINEAS 1861
The 53rd winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 30th April 1861 over the Rowley Mile, was Diophantus (25/1), a chestnut colt by Orlando out of Equation, owned by the 7th Earl of Stamford. The winner won by 3 lengths in 1 minute 43 secs, with just a short head between second and third. A field of 16 runners contested the race which was worth £3,300 (Equivalent to £369,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
DIOPHANTUS Arthur Edwards Joseph Dawson 7th Earl of Stamford 25/1
KETTLEDRUM J Snowden G Oates Colonel Towneley 4/1
KLARIKOFF George Fordham John Scott Mr Henry 9/4
ANTHEM John Osborne Lord Clifden 1000/15
KNIGHT OF ST PATRICK Norman Lord Exeter 33/1
ANTWERP Alfred Day Mr G W Fitzwilliams 100/1
PRECEPTRESS H Grimshaw Mr Gratwicke 11/1
OVERTON L Snowden Mr Merrifield 7/1
SWEET HAWTHORN Custance Mr John Merry 33/1
RUSSLEY Withington Mr John Merry 15/1
GARDENER Challoner Sir C Monck 33/1
COPERNICUS Jack Charlton Mr George Payne 25/1
JANUS Wells Baron Rothschild 33/1
IMAUS A French Lord Stamford 9/1
STRUGGLER Sam Rogers Lord Strathmore 100/1
Note that only horses priced at 1000/15 or better were recorded, all other have been allocated 100/1. Over Round 111%
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