2000 GUINEAS 1969

The 161st winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 30th April 1969 over the Rowley Mile, was Right Tack (15/2), a bay colt by Hard Tack out of Polly Macaw, owned by Mr Jim Brown. The winner won by 2 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 41.65 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 12 runners contested the race which was worth £24,757 (Equivalent to £393,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
RIGHT TACK Geoff Lewis John Sitcliffe jnr Mr Jim Brown 15/2
TOWER WALK M L (Taffy) Thomas Geoff Barling Mr V W Hardy
WELSH PAGEANT Sandy Barclay Noel Murless Mr H J Joel
CHADWICK STONE Brian Jago A J Pitt Mr H S Alper
RIBOFILIO Lester Piggott R Johnson-Houghton Mr Charles W Englehard
MURRAYFIELD Joe Mercer Ian Balding Mrs Peter Hastings
CALIBAN John Gorton Noel Murless Mr Stanhope Joel
ROCKED W Williamson S McGrath (Ire) Mr Joseph McGrath
THE ELK Jimmy Lindley Jeremy Tree Miss M Sheriffe
BURGLAR Ron Hutchinson John Dunlop Colonel W Stirling
YELAPA Bill Pyers M Zilber (Fr) Mr Daniel Wildenstein
X RAY G Thiboeuf Francois Boutin (Fr) Mr H Yreux
      Over Round N/A