1000 GUINEAS 1985

The 172nd winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 2nd May 1985 over the Rowley Mile, was Oh So Sharp (2/1 fav), a bay filly by Kris out of Oh So Fair, owned by Sheikh Mohammed. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 36.85 secs, with a further head back to the third. A field of 17 runners contested the race which was worth £85,647 (Equivalent to £253,500 in 2017)


The following 1000 Guineas 1985 clip is a 25 secs clip from Youtube

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
OH SO SHARP Steve Cauthen Sir Henry Cecil Sheikh Mohammed 2/1
AL BAHATHRI Tony Murray Harry Thomson-Jones Hamdan Al Maktoum 11/1
BELLA COLORA Lester Piggott Sir Michael Stoute Helena Springfield Ltd 7/1
VILIKAIA Freddie Head Mme C Head-Maarek Robert Sangster
AVIANCE Christy Roche David O'Brien Robert Sangster
TRIPTYCH Pat Eddery David O'Brien Alan Clore
DAFAYNA Greville Starkey Sir Michael Stoute HH Aga Khan
HILLY Joe Mercer Charles Nelson Bedford Gerard
GLORY OF HERA Geoff Baxter Clive Brittain Captain Marcos Lemos
ANTARTICA E Legrix P L Biancone Elena Palmieri
KASHI LAGOON Bruce Raymond Ben Hanbury Ravi Tikoo
STELLA GRANDE Ray Cochrane Ron Sheather  
QUE SYMPATICA M Miller Ron Boss  
MERLE Paul Cook Ron Sheather  
ULLA LAING Richard Hills Barry Hills  
DEVON DEFENDER Brian Rouse David Elsworth  
CHARGE ALONG Tony Ives J Winter  
      Over Round N/A