2000 GUINEAS 1877
The 69th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 2nd May 1877 over the Rowley Mile, was Chamant (2/1 joint fav), a bay colt by Mortemer out of Araucaru, owned by Count Frederic de Lagrange. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 51 secs, with 3/4 length back to the third. A field of 11 runners contested the race which was worth £5,200 (Equivalent to £551,200 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CHAMANT Jem Goater Tom Jennings snr Count Frederic de Lagrange 2/1
BROWN PRINCE Custance Mr H H Sanford 50/1
SILVIO Fred Archer Lord Falmouth 100/7
THUNDERSTONE Tom Chaloner Mr C Alexander 100/8
UNNAMED COLT BY BUCCANEER Charlie Maidment Mr A Baltazzi 66/1
MONACHUS C Archer Lord Calthorpe 66/1
MONK Tom Cannon Mr F Gretton 33/1
KINGSCLERE T Osborne Mr F Gretton 100/1
WARREN HASTINGS Morris Mr C Rayner 50/1
STRACHINO John Osborne Baron Rothschild 7/1
MORLER F Webb Duke of Westminster 2/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the Illustrated Sporting News 1875. Over Round 105%