2000 GUINEAS 1906
The 98th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 2nd May 1906 over the Rowley Mile, was Gorgos (20/1), a brown colt by Ladas out of The Gorgon, owned by Mr Arthur James. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 43.8 secs, with a neck back to the third. A field of 12 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £565,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
GORGOS Herbert Jones Richard Marsh Mr Arthur James 20/1
COLT BY DIAMOND JUBILEE Otto Madden Mr W Bass 100/8
RAMROD W Higgs Lord Dalmeny 100/7
BEPPO Danny Maher Mr J A de Rothschild 7/1
ADMIRABLE CRICHTON Bernard Dillon Major Eustace Loder 6/1
BLACK ARROW B Lynham Mr W Hall Walker 100/7
SPATE H Randall Captain J Orr-Ewing 25/1
GINGAL E Wheatley Mr Lionel Robinson 100/30
ALBERT HALL W Halsey Sir E Cassell 33/1
FRUSTRATOR K Cannon Sir George Farrar 10/1
BLACK AUSTER H Blades Sir E Vincent 33/1
BILL OF THE PLAY Mr G Thursby Sir J Thursby 5/1
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