2000 GUINEAS 1894
The 86th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 9th May 1894 over the Rowley Mile, was Ladas (5/6 fav), a bay colt by Hampton out of Illuminata, owned by Lord Rosebery. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 44.2 secs, with 4 lengths back to the third. A field of 8 runners contested the race which was worth £3,570 (Equivalent to £421,300 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LADAS John Watts Matt Dawson Lord Rosebery 5/6
MATCH BOX Mornington Cannon Lord Alington 9/4
ATHLONE Walter Bradford Sir J Blundell Maple 66/1
ST FLORIAN Tommy Loates Mr Douglas Baird 9/1
HORNBEAM Fred Allsopp Lord Bradford 50/1
SALIATOR Fred Finlay Mr R A Oswald 500/1
ST HILAIRE Fred Rickaby Mr C D Rose 100/1
SPEED George Chaloner Prince Soltykoff 25/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 102%