2000 GUINEAS 1905
The 97th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 3rd May 1905 over the Rowley Mile, was Vedas (11/2), a bay colt by Florizel II out of Agnostie, owned by Mr de Wend Fenton. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 41.2 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 13 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £565,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
VEDAS Herbert Jones W J Robinson Mr de Wend Fenton 11/2
SIGNORINO Bernard Dillon Chevalier Ginistrelli 25/1
LLANGIBBY Otto Madden Mr L Neumann 4/1
GALANGAL W Higgs Mr E Dresden 33/1
BROTHER BILL G McCall Mr J M Kern 33/1
ROUGE CROIX F Bullock Mr R H Henning 5/2
PLUM CENTRE Morny Cannon Sir F Johnstone 9/2
STANDEN Mr G Thursby Sir J Thursby 40/1
GOLDEN MEASURE F Rickaby Mr J Buchanan 7/1
LIAO R Jones Sir R Waldie Griffiths 40/1
SHILFA Danny Maher Sir R Waldie Griffiths 33/1
SHAH JEHAN J Martin Sir E Vincent 33/1
PURE CRYSTAL H Randall Mr J B Joel 40/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company Taddy & Co. Over Round 115%