2000 GUINEAS 1916
The 108th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 3rd May 1916 over the Rowley Mile, was Clarissimus (100/7), a chestnut colt by Radium out of Quintessence, owned by Lord Falmouth. The winner won by 3/4 length in 1 minute 41 secs, with half a length back to the third. A field of 17 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £474,700 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CLARISSIMUS J Clark W Waugh Lord Falmouth 100/7
KWANG SU F Templeman Mr Fairie 10/1
NASSOVIAN N Spear Mr J Sanford 20/1
SIR DIGHTON Herbert Jones HM King George V 20/1
PHALARIS F Rickaby Lord Derby 20/1
ROSCIUS H Jelliss Lord Durham 20/1
POLYDAMAN E Lancaster Mr C T Garland 20/1
KING'S JOKER Freddie Fox Mr J B Joel 20/1
SIRIAN F Bullock Mrs J B Joel 7/1
RODERIC E Gardner Mr O Lewisohal 20/1
FIGARO A Whalley Mr L Neumann 15/8
LIMEND Walter Griggs Mr Russel 20/1
GROSVENOR J R Cooper Mr E S Tattersall 20/1
PAGEANT C Trigg Colonel Hall Walker 20/1
ATHLING Joe Childs Mr E Hulton 10/1
ALI BEY J H Martin Duke of Westminster 100/6
ROI D'ECOSSE Steve Donoghue Major D McCalmont 7/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the Sporting Gazette and Agricultural Journal 1879 Over Round 134%