The 51st running of the Irish 1000 Guineas was held on Saturday 13th May 1972 over 1 mile of The Curragh. The winner won £14,419. The winner was owned by Mr Norman Butler, trained by Kevin Prendergast and ridden by Wally Swinburn. The winner won by 1/2 length in 1 minute 47.8 seconds, with 1 1/2 lengths between second and third.

IRISH 1000 GUINEAS 1972

PIDGET (Grey filly by Fortino out of Primlace) SR 1824

The winning owner won £14,419, (The equivalent of £180,900 in 2018 based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 PIDGET 9.0 Wally Swinburn Mr Norman Butler Kevin Prendergast
2 ARKADINA 9.0     M Vincent O'Brien
3 KLAIRLONE 9.0      
Considerable detail is still missing as there were 16 runners.
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