2000 GUINEAS 1928
The 120th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 2nd May 1928 over the Rowley Mile, was Flamingo (5/1), a bay colt by Flamboyant out of Lady Peregrine, owned by Sir Laurence Philipps. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 38.80 secs, with a length and a half back to the third. A field of 17 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £290,900 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
FLAMINGO Charlie Elliott Jack Jarvis Sir Laurence Philipps 5/1
ROYAL MINSTREL H Beasley Captain Gough 7/2
O'CURRY P Beasley Mr D Sullivan 33/1
ADVOCATE Brownie Carslake Sir Abe Bailey 50/1
BULAND M Beary HH Aga Khan 10/1
CYCLONE F Lane Mr F Gretton 100/1
FELSTEAD Harry Wragg Sir H Cunliffe-Owen 33/1
FERNKLOEF Richard Perryman Lady Richardson 100/1
INTERNATIONAL Orme Mr B B Jones 100/1
IRONCLAD H Jelliss Lord Glanely 100/1
JOSEPHUS Fred Winter Mr Solly Joel 100/1
PARWIZ Steve Donoghue HH Aga Khan 25/1
PHARAMOND Tommy Weston Lord Derby 25/1
ROYAL CRUSADER J Taylor Mr D M Grant 25/1
SCINTILLATION J Leach Mr C W S Whitburn 100/7
SUNNY TRACE Joe Childs Lord Dewar 9/2
PONDICHERRY Gordon Richards Lord Glanely 100/7
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 116%