2000 GUINEAS 1874
The 66th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 13th May 1874 over the Rowley Mile, was Atlantic (10/1), a chestnut colt by Thormanby out of Hurricane, owned by the 6th Viscount Falmouth. The winner won by a neck in 1 minute 48 secs, with 10 lengths back to the third. A field of 12 runners contested the race which was worth £4,200 (Equivalent to £420,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ATLANTIC Fred Archer Matt Dawson 6th Viscount Falmouth 10/1
REVERBERATION Jeffery Colonel Carleton 100/8
ECOSSAIS George Fordham M Lefevre 5/4
WHITEHALL Tom Chaloner Mr John Bowes 100/6
BOSCOBEL Custance Lord Bradford 20/1
EARL MARSHALL Jem Goater Lord Downe 50/1
VINCENT Heslop Mr M A Fould 50/1
FARNSFIELD T Osborne Mr J H Houldsworth 25/1
TRENT John Osborne Mr W R Marshall 20/1
DUKEDOM Tom Cannon Captain Machell 40/1
LACY Parry General Peel 33/1
SPECTATOR Charlie Maidment Lord Wilton 6/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the Sporting Gazette and Agricultural Journal 1879. Over Round 104%