2000 GUINEAS 1898
The 90th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 27th April 1898 over the Rowley Mile, was Disraeli (100/8), a bay colt by Galopin out of Lady Yardley, owned by Mr Wallace Johnstone. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 54.8 secs, with a neck back to the third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £4,970 (Equivalent to £596,400 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
DISRAELI Sam Loates J Dawson snr Mr Wallace Johnstone 100/8
WANTAGE Tommy Loates Duke of Portland 40/1
NINUS R W Colling Prince Soltykoff 100/30
BRIO Charles Wood Mr Douglas Baird 100/7
HAWFINCH Fred Finlay Mr H Bottomley 8/1
ORZIL Walter Bradford Mr L Brassey 100/6
FLORIO Fred Pratt Mr H McCalmont 50/1
WILDFOWLER Fred Allsopp Mr Larnach 10/1
ST EVOX Otto Madden Mr R A Osawld 100/7
JEDDAH John Watts Mr Larnach 6/1
COLT BY BEND OR J Fagan Mr C Perkins 33/1
SCHONBERG Fred Rickaby Lord Stanley 40/1
BATT Morny Cannon Duke of Westminster 11/2
MD F Leader Mr F F Cartwright 100/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company Salmon & Gluckstein. Over Round 112%