2000 GUINEAS 1903
The 95th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 29th April 1903 over the Rowley Mile, was Rock Sand (6/4 fav), a brown colt by Sainfoin out of Roquebrune, owned by Sir J Miller. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 42 secs, with 2 lengths back to the third. A field of 11 runners contested the race which was worth £4,500 (Equivalent to £504,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ROCK SAND J H Martin Blackwell Sir J Miller 6/4
FLOTSAM Danny Maher Sir Daniel Cooper 7/1
RABELAIS K Cannon Mr Arthur James 8/1
COUNTERMARK W Lane Sir E Vincent 10/1
SERMON W Halsey Sir E Cassell 3/1
MEAD Morny Cannon HM King Edward VII 100/9
CHAUCER H Aylin Lord Derby 100/1
WHITECHAPEL L Lyne Mr J R Keene 100/1
WILLIAM RUFUS Otto Madden Mr J Musker 33/1
GAY GORDON J E Watts Lord Derby 100/1
IMPERATOR Herbert Jones Mr Brodrick Cloete 100/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company Taddy & Co. Over Round 113%