2000 GUINEAS 1965
The 157th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 28th April 1965 over the Rowley Mile, was Niksar (100/8), a chestnut colt by Le Haar out of Niskampe, owned by Mr Wilfred Harvey. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 43.31 secs, with a further length back to the third. A field of 22 runners contested the race which was worth £30,272 (Equivalent to £563,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
NIKSAR Duncan Keith Walter Nightingall Wilfred Harvey 100/8
SILLY SEASON Geoff Lewis Ian Balding Mr Paul Mellon 13/2
PRESENT II M Depalmas France Comte de Kerouara 100/7
CAPRICORNE W Pyers C Bartholomew (Fr) M H Aubert
WESTERN WIND L Ward M Dawson (Ire) Mrs A B Biddle
BARRYMORE W Rickaby R Day Mr Rex Cohen
TONG-YEN J Deforge P Pelat (Fr) Madame C de Ducas
DANDINI Paul Cook Paddy Prendergast Lady Aiseden
SWEEPS Wally Swinburn R Houghton Mr C W Englehard
ABSCOND Ron Hutchinson R Houghton Mr C W Englehard
BANDITO Russ Maddock P Rohan Madame A Gordon-Spriggs
AIR PATROL Scobie Breasley D Candy Mr L A Hordern
HIS BROTHER G Bougoure M Hurley (Ire) Mrs K McCormack
DUX BONUS G McGrath S McGrath (Ire) Mr J McGrath
SPANISH EXPRESS Joe Mercer L Hall Mrs G Marcow
BRAVE KNIGHT Doug Smith Walter Nightingall Lady Marks
CORONADO W Williamson Harry Wragg Mr G A Oldham
CAMBRIDGE Willie Snaith Bruce Hobbs Mr David Robinson
ENRICO Jimmy Lindley Bruce Hobbs Mr David Robinson
BIOMYDRIN Lester Piggott Noel Murless Lady Sassoon
BALLYMARAIS Brian Connorton W Gray Mr W T Stoker
PEPPERPOT Joe Sime Arthur Budgett Mr L E Van Moppes
      Over Round N/A