2000 GUINEAS 1887
The 79th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 27th April 1887 over the Rowley Mile, was Enterprise (2/1 fav), a chestnut colt by Sterling out of King Alfred, owned by Mr Douglas Baird. The winner won by 1/2 a length in 1 minute 45.60 secs, with a further half length back to the third. A field of 8 runners contested the race which was worth £3,550 (Equivalent to £426,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ENTERPRISE Tom Cannon snr James Ryan Mr Douglas Baird 2/1
PHIL Charles Wood Mr H T Fenwick 10/1
EGLAMORE J Fagan Mr C Perkins 6/1
EIRIDSFORD Sam Loates Mr Manton 40/1
FLORENTINE H Edwards Lord Calthorpe 10/1
HUGO F Webb Mr J A Craven 20/1
GRANDISON G Barrett Lord Ellesmere 15/2
LOVEGOLD John Watts Lord Hastings 100/14
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette compnay. Over Round 102%