2000 GUINEAS 1895
The 87th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 1st May 1895 over the Rowley Mile, was Kirconnel (10/1), a bay colt by Royal Hampton out of Sweet Sauce, owned by Sir J Blundell Maple. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 42.4 secs, with 2 lengths back to the third. A field of 8 runners contested the race which was worth £4,000 (Equivalent to £480,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
KIRCONNEL John Watts John Day Sir J Blundell Maple 10/1
LAVENO Morny Cannon Mr J H Houldsworth 100/8
SIR VISTO Walter Bradford Lord Rosebery 5/1
FOSSICKER Sam Loates Mr W M Clark 33/1
TITHONUS Rickaby Mr R H Combe 50/1
SPEEDWELL F Webb Mr Fairie 9/2
RACONTEUR Tommy Loates Mr H McCalmont 6/5
THE LOMBARD George Chaloner Mr H McCalmont 25/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company Salmon & Gluckstein. Over Round 105%