2000 GUINEAS 1873
The 65th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 30th April 1873 over the Rowley Mile, was Gang Forward (8/1), a brown colt by Stockwell out of Lady Mary, owned by Mr William Stirling Crawfurd. The winner won by a short head in 1 minute 46.5 secs, with 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £3,650 (Equivalent to £379,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
GANG FORWARD Tom Chaloner Alec Taylor snr Mr William S Crawfurd 8/1
KAISER Charlie Maidment Mr H Savile 15/8
SULEIMAN T Osborne Mr F Gretton 100/8
SOMERSET Custance LOrd Lonsdale 6/1
LORD MAYO E Martin Mr J R Bruce 50/1
BOLARD John Osborne Mr M H Delamarre 100/9
ANDRED T French Lord Falmouth 33/1
TROMBONE T Jennings jnr M Lefevre 50/1
FLAGEOLET George Fordham M Lefevre 3/1
DONCASTER Tom Cannon Mr James Merry 33/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the Illustrated Sporting News 1875. Over Round 111%