2000 GUINEAS 1937
The 129th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 28th April 18937 over the Rowley Mile, was Le Ksar (20/1), a bay colt by Ksar out of Queen Iseult, owned by Evremond de Saint-Alary. The winner won by 4 lengths in 1 minute 44.60 secs, with half a length back to the third. A field of 18 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £486,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LE KSAR Charles Semblat Frank Carter Evremond de Saint-Alary 20/1
GOYA II E C Elliott Marcel Boussac 7/1
MID-DAY SUN Tommy Lowrey Mrs G B Miller 25/1
POTBOILER Gordon Richards Lord Astor 66/1
FAIR COPY R Perryman Lord Derby 5/1
PHAKOS W Nevett Mr E Esmond 33/1
FORAY P Beasley Mr M Field 9/2
LE GRAND DUC Charlie Smirke HH Aga Khan 9/1
SULTAN MAHOMED Harry Wragg HH Aga Khan 28/1
SENIOR Sam Wragg Lady Ludlow 66/1
DIPLOMAT J Sirett Mr M McAlpine 20/1
SCARLET PLUME M Beary Mr Robin McAlpine 28/1
FAIRFORD Tommy Weston Mr W Murray 11/4
SANDSPRITE R A Jones Mrs Nagle 66/1
REVIRESCO Brownie Carslake Duke of Norfolk 66/1
THE HOUR Eph Smith Sir L Philipps 100/8
SUNBATHER Steve Donoghue Sir Victor Sassoon 22/1
APRIL THE THIRD J Taylor Colonel Story 66/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 125%