2000 GUINEAS 1872
The 64th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 1st May 1872 over the Rowley Mile, was Prince Charlie (2/1 fav), a chestnut colt by Blair Athol out of Eastern Princess, owned by Mr Joseph Dawson. The winner won by a neck in 1 minute 49 secs, with 4 lengths back to the third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £4,350 (Equivalent to £469,800 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PRINCE CHARLIE John Osborne jnr Joseph Dawson Mr Joseph Dawson 2/1
CREMORNE Charlie Maidment Mr Savile 3/1
QUEEN'S MESSENGER T French Lord Falmouth 100/8
ALMONER Tom Cannon Duke of Beaufort 10/1
WELLINGTONIA T Chaloner Mr W S Crawfird 66/1
LANDMARK Morris Mr Bruton 66/1
BETHNAL GREEN Huxtable Sir Joseph Hawley 40/1
LIGHTHOUSE T Jennings M Lefevre 200/1
HELMET George Fordham Mr G G Keswick 20/1
LABURNUM Parry Baron Rothschild 10/1
STATESMAN Jeffery Mr T E Walker 100/8
WENLOCK Custance Lord Wilton 100/7
KING LUD Jem Goater Lord Zetland 100/1
XANTHUS Hunt Mr T V Morgan 66/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of Vanity Fair. Over Round 112%