2000 GUINEAS 1909
The 101st winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 28th April 1909 over the Rowley Mile, was Minoru (4/1), a brown colt by Cyllene out of Mother Siegel, owned by HM King Edward VII. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 37.8 secs, with 1 1/2 lengths back to the third. A field of 11 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £555,500 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MINORU Herbert Jones Richard Marsh HH King Edward VII 4/1
PHALERON W Earl Duke of Portland 33/1
LOUVIERS G Stern Mr W Raphael 100/7
BAYARDO Danny Maher Mr Fairie 8/13
FIDELIO Bernard Dillon Mr L Neumann 33/1
DIAMOND STUD W Halsey Mr J Buchanan 20/1
BLANKNEY II W Higgs Mr W Raphael 33/1
SEALED ORDERS F Wootton Mr Lionel Robinson 33/1
ORANGE BUD B Lynham Colonel E W Baird 33/1
GRIMMET William Griggs Mr J B Thorneycroft 33/1
FOP Otto Madden Mr Leopold de Rothschild 25/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 116%