2000 GUINEAS 1957

The 149th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 1st May 1957 over the Rowley Mile, was Crepello (7/2), a chestnut colt by Donatello II out of Crepuscule, owned by Sir Victor Sassoon. The winner won by half a length in 1 minute 38.24 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 15 runners contested the race which was worth £13,598 (Equivalent to £312,800 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CREPELLO Lester Piggott Noel Murless Sir Victor Sassoon 7/2
QUORUM Alec Russell Lyde Mr T H Farr 100/8
PIPE OF PEACE Scobie Breasley Gordon Richards Mr Stavros Niarchos 100/30
DUVIDAL W H Carr C Nelson Mr J Collier
EUDAEMON Edgar Britt Charles Elsey Mrs E Foster
BRIOCHE Edward Hide Charles Elsey Mr W Humble
RHYTHMIC LIGHT Jimmy Uttley Staff Ingham Miss H Jacobson
THE PROPHET J Doyasbere France M L L Lawrence
CRAMPON Doug Smith Geoffrey Brooke Major D McCalmont
BRENDAN J Wright Ireland Mr J McGrath
CHEVASTRID J Eddery Ireland Mr J McGrath
TYRONE Roger Poincelet France M J Puerari
EARL MARSHAL Manny Mercer Jack Jarvis Lord Rosebery
BELLBOROUGH J Purtell Tom Cannon Mrs O D Ruane
WAYNE II F Palmer France Mr R B Strassburger
      Over Round N/A