2000 GUINEAS 1949
The 141st winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 27th April 1949 over the Rowley Mile, was Nimbus (10/1), a bay colt by Nearco out of Kong, owned by Marion Glenister. The winner won by a short head in 1 minute 38 secs, with 4 lengths back to the third. A field of 13 runners contested the race which was worth £12,400 (Equivalent to £415,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
NIMBUS Charlie Elliott George Colling Marion Glenister 10/1
ABERNANT Gordon Richards Major R Macdonald-Buchanan 5/4
BARNES PARK W Cook Mr Lane 100/1
MAKARPURA M Beary
GRANI T Burn
STAR KING Doug Smith
BEAR DANCE C Spares
HINDOSTAN Edgar Britt
DECORUM Tommy Weston
PETER FLOWER W Rickaby
CHINA VERDICT W T Evans
BEVERLEY J Doyasbere
AMOUR DRAKE W Johnstone
Note: The images opposite are shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card companies. Over Round 108%