2000 GUINEAS 1890
The 82nd winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 30th April 1890 over the Rowley Mile, was Surefoot (5/4 fav), a bay colt by Wisdom out of a Galopin mare, owned by Mr A W Merry. The winner won by a length and a half in 1 minute 49.8 secs, with 5 lengths back in third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £4,100 (Equivalent to £498,00 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SUREFOOT Liddiard Jousiffe Mr A W Merry 5/4
LE NORD F Barrett Baron de Rothschild 15/8
BLUE GREEN G Barrett Duke of Westminster 100/6
GOLDEN GATE Tom Cannon Mr F W Baird 20/1
BELVILLE Tommy Loates Lord Ellesmere 200/1
ALLOWAY Robinson Mr J H Houldsworth 25/1
ST SERF John Watts Duke of Portland 100/8
LUSIGNAN Fred Webb Prince Soltykoff 200/1
VILLEJUST John Osborne Mr H Jennings 200/1
    Over Round 103%