2000 GUINEAS 1924
The 116th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 7th May 1924 over the Rowley Mile, was Diophon (11/2), a chestnut colt by Grand Parade out of Donneta, owned by HH Aga Khan III. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 39.00 secs, with a neck back to the third. A field of 20 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £280,300 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
DIOPHON George Hulme Dick Dawson HH Aga Khan III 11/2
BRIGHT KNIGHT F Bullock Lord Astor 100/9
GREEN FIRE Steve Donoghue Mr Jack B Joel 100/8
ARAUSIO R Jones Mrs S Whitburn 25/1
ARCADE Joe Childs Mr A de Rothschild 25/1
BOB FLINT Tommy Weston Mrs C Maver 50/1
BUCKS YEOMAN M Beary Sir Abe Bailey 50/1
CAPE HORN H Beasley Lord Glanely 50/1
CARAVEL Vic Smyth Mr A B Cox 8/1
CAROLET J Leach Lady Cunliffe-Owen 50/1
DEFIANCE Freddie Fox Mr Jack B Joel 50/1
DONSELON Brownie Carslake Sir H Meux 20/1
KNIGHT OF THE GARTER Harry Wragg HM King George V 33/1
POLYPHONTES W cLachlan Mr Solly Joel 20/1
PARMENIO E C Elliott Lord Rosebery 6/1
SHAMBLES H Jelliss Mr J P Hornung 50/1
SPALPEEN F O'Neill Sir E Hulton 100/7
STATHEROS G Garner M E Ambatielos 33/1
TOM PINCH G Archibald Lord Woolavington 4/1
ZODIAC E Gardner Major G Loder 50/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company Ogdens Over Round 122%