2000 GUINEAS 1902
The 94th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 30th April 1902 over the Rowley Mile, was Sceptre (4/1 joint fav), a bay filly by Persimmon out of Ornament, owned by Mr R S Sievier. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 38.4 secs, with 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £565,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SCEPTRE H Randall Mr Sievier Mr R S Sievier 4/1
PISTOL J H Martin Sir E Vincent 50/1
ARD PATRICK K Cannon Mr J Gubbins 9/2
RISING GLASS G McCall Colonel H McCalmont 7/1
ASSIOUT W Halsey Sir E Cassell 25/1
DUKE OF WESTMINSTER Morny Cannon Mr G Faber 4/1
PORT BLAIR C Jenkins Mr J Gubbins 9/2
PERSEUS Danny Maher Mr Arthur James 50/1
KEARSAGE H Spencer Mr J R Keene 25/1
PRINCE FLORIZEL Herbert Jones Mr H J King 100/6
ROYAL LANCER W Lane Sir J Blundell Maple 25/1
SNOWBERRY S Clemson Prince Soltykoff 33/1
CUPBEARER J Fagan Duke of Westminster 33/1
CHERIO D Condon Mr J R Keene 50/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company Taddy & Co. Over Round 118%