2000 GUINEAS 1943

The 135th winner of the 'New 2000 Guineas Stakes', held on Tuesday 25th May 1943 over the Bunbury Mile of the July Course, was Kingsway (18/1), a bay colt by Fairway out of Yenna, owned by Mr Alfred Saunders. The winner won by a short head in 1 minute 37.60 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 19 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £324,800 in 2017)

KINGSWAY SR 1926

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
KINGSWAY Sam Wragg Joseph Lawson Mr Alfred Saunders 18/1
PINK FLOWER Tommy Lowrey Captain Al Gillson 100/9
WAY IN Cliff Richards Lord Astor 100/9
NASRULLAH Gordon Richards 13/8
STRAIGHT DEAL T Carey 17/2
RESPONSE P Beasley 40/1
REPRISAL Doug Smith 66/1
BRITISH COLOMBO G Bridgland 50/1
ANUBIS II F Payne 66/1
FULL BLOOM Harry Wragg 28/1
FORTUNATE TRIAL Arthur Wragg 20/1
MERCHANT NAVY W Nevett 8/1
HIGH CHANCELLOR Eph Smith 100/8    
BAMAN R A Jones 66/1    
UMIDDAD Charlie Elliott 100/7    
LIQUIDAMBER F Lane 66/1    
FUN FAIR A Richardson 50/1    
HARROWAY W Stephenson 66/1    
DEIMOS M Beary 66/1    
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