The 27th running of the Irish 2000 Guineas was held on Wednesday 14th May 1947 over 1 mile of The Curragh. A pot of 1150 Guineas was available, 100 guineas to the second and 50 guineas to the third. The winner was owned by Mr Y J Fitzpatrick, trained by Edward McGrath and ridden by Thomas Burns. The winner won by 5 lengths, with 2 1/2 lengths between second and third.

IRISH 2000 GUINEAS 1947

GRAND WEATHER (Bay colt by Dastur out of Morning Dew) SR 1936

The winning owner won £1000 (The equivalent of £37,200 in 2018 based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 GRAND WEATHER 9.0 Thomas Burns Mr Y J Fitzpatrick Edward McGrath
2 SANS TACHE 9.0 Joe Canty Mr J McLean Hubert Hartigan
3 AFTER MIDNIGHT 9.0 S Wragg Mrs D Mitchell Williams
4 PEAT SMOKE 9.0 Jimmy Eddery Mr Joseph McGrath Michael Collins
5 YOUNG AFFRAN 9.0 M Hartnett Mr Joseph McGrath Michael Collins
6 MOUNTSHANNON 9.0 James Tyrrell Lord Talbot de Malahide H Ussher
7 ESPIRIT DE FRANCE 9.0 G Cooney Prince Aly Khan Hubert Hartigan
8 WOODLAND STAR 9.0 Morny Wing Mr H Hartigan Hubert Hartigan
9 IMPECCABLE 9.0 W Howard Mr R McIlhagga B Nugent
10 TURKISH BLOOD 8.10 L Curran Lt-Col Giles Loder Hubert Hartigan
  Betting        
9/4 fav After Midnight        
5/2 Sans Tache        
3/1 Grand Weather        

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