2000 GUINEAS 1944

The 136th winner of the 'New 2000 Guineas Stakes', held on Wednesday 17th May 1944 over the Bunbury Mile of the July Course, was Garden Path (5/1), a brown filly by Fairway out of Ranais, owned by the 17th Earl of Derby. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 39.60 secs, with a length and a half back to the third. A field of 26 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £314,300 in 2017)

The following 2000 Guineas 1944 clip is a 1 min 12 secs clip from Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKGnkwfy6yI

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
GARDEN PATH Harry Wragg Walter Earl 17th Earl of Derby 5/1
GROWING CONFIDENCE K Mullins   Major D H Wills 5/1
TEHRAN P Gomez   Prince Aly Khan 50/1
FAIR GLINT Dough Smith 33/1
HIGH PROFIT Cliff Richards 33/1
TRIONA J Marshall 66/1
THE SOLICITOR M Beary 18/1
ABBOT'S FELL Arthur Wragg 100/9
DISTINQUE Gordon Richards 100/6
CINQUEFOIL J Taylor 50/1
TREBLE CROWN P Maher 66/1
HAPPY LANDING R A Jones 100/7
HIS EXCELLENCY E C Elliott 10/1
HYDER ALI F Rutter 66/1
MERRY MARK G Bridgland 33/1
GUSTATOR F Herbert 50/1
EFFERVESCENCE F Lane 40/1
SENOR BRUME K Gethin 66/1
HONEYWAY Eph Smith 28/1
SALVER P Evans 66/1
ORESTES T H Carey 13/2
RENWOOD C Jarvis 66/1
VIGOROUS Tommy Weston 9/1
ROADHOUSE T Lowrey 66/1
OCEAN SWELL W Nevett 33/1
WOOD COT Pat Donoghue 40/1
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