2000 GUINEAS 1912
The 104th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 1st May 1912 over the Rowley Mile, was Sweeper II (6/1), a chestnut colt by Broomstick out of Ravelloz, owned by Mr Herman B Duryea. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 38.4 secs, with half a length back to the third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £545,400 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SWEEPER II Danny Maher Atty Persse Mr Herman B Dureya 6/1
JAEGAR Wal Griggs Mr L Neumann 100/1
HALL CROSS Saxby Mr C Bower Ismay 9/2
KEMPTON Winter Mr T Baring 25/1
JINGLING GEORDIE Herbert Jones Mr J Buchanan 9/1
CYIGAD F O'Neill Sir E Cassel 100/8
WHITE STAR F Wootton Mr J B Joel Evens
ABSURD George Stern Mr J B Joel 25/1
LAM B Carslake Prince Ladislav Lubomirski 50/1
OISEAU BLEU Ringstead Mr L Neumann 50/1
JOHN AMENDALL Earl Mr W Hall Walker 50/1
ALEPPO F Rickaby Mr Fairie 100/1
KOSCIUSKO William Griggs Mr N de Szemere 40/1
ORCHESTRION Clark Lord Michelham 100/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company Taddy & Co. Over Round 119%