2000 GUINEAS 1947
The 139th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 30th April 1947 over the Rowley Mile, was Tudor Minstrel (11/8 fav), a brown colt by Owen Tudor out of Sansonnet, owned by Mr Arthur Dewar. The winner won by an impressive 8 lengths in 1 minute 37.80 secs, with a short head back to the third. A field of 15 runners contested the race which was worth £9000 (Equivalent to £346,500 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
TUDOR MINSTREL Gordon Richards Fred Darling Mr Arthur Dewar 11/8
SARAVAN Charlie Elliott Princess Aly Khan 25/1
SAYAJIRAO Edgar Britt HH Maharaja of Baroda 33/1
RANJIT P Khade 33/1
MIGHTY MAHARATTA T Burn 40/1
KING'S SUTTON T Bartlam 50/1
POSEIDONIUS A Roberts 50/1
PETITION Eph Smith 5/2
FLEXTON K Gethin 33/1
LEGAL MISSION D Mill 50/1
OROS J Taylor 50/1
GOLDSBOROUGH W Rickaby 100/7
NEBUCHADNEZZAR M Beary 33/1
PARISIEN C Bouillon 28/1
KINGSCLERE Sam Wragg 50/1
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