2000 GUINEAS 1876
The 68th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 3rd May 1876 over the Rowley Mile, was Petrarch (20/1), a bay colt by Lord Clifden out of Laura, owned by Viscount Dupplin. The winner won by 3 lengths in 1 minute 52 secs, with 1 1/2 lengths between second and third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £4,100 (Equivalent to £434,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PETRARCH Harry Luke John Dawson snr Viscount Dupplin 20/1
JULIUS CAESAR F Webb Mr R Peck 100/8
KALEIDOSCOPE Morris Lord Dupplin 3/1
RASCAL Rossiter Sir J D Astley 100/1
CHARON Jem Goater Lord Wilton 10/1
ROSINANTE Parry Mr H Baltazzi 40/1
GLACIS Tom Chaloner Mr William S Crawfurd 100/12
GREAT TOM John Osborne Lord Falmouth 9/2
FETTERLOCK Fred Archer Lord Falmouth 50/1
COLTNESS T Osborne Mr J H Houldsworth 50/1
M DE FILGNY Glover Count Frederic de Lagrange 100/7
CAMEMBERT Tom Cannon Count Frederic de Lagrange 200/1
KING DEATH Custance Lord Lonsdale 25/1
FATHER CLARET Constable Lord Rosebery 20/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the Sporting Gazette and Agricultural Journal 1879 Over Round 101%