2000 GUINEAS 1885
The 77th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 6th May 1885 over the Rowley Mile, was Paradox (1/3 fav), a bay colt by Sterling out of Causistry, owned by Mr William Broderick Cloete. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 51.40 secs, with a length back to the third. A field of 7 runners contested the race which was worth £4,300 (Equivalent to £494,500 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PARADOX Fred Archer John Porter Mr William Broderick Cloete 1/3
COLT BY KISBER Tom Cannon Mr Gerard 200/7
THE CHILD OF THE MIST Charles Wood Mr Mackenzie 8/1
LORD CHARLES Jem Goater Mr T Jennings 25/1
LANGWELL J Watts Duke of Portland 100/7
SHERATON J Osborne Lord Bradford 25/1
GOLDEN RAY Sam Loates Mr J H Houldsworth 100/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 105%