1000 GUINEAS 1833

The 20th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 25th April 1833 over the Ditch Mile, was Tarantella (2/1 fav), a chestnut filly by Tramp out of Katherine, owned by Mr T H Cookes, who won by 3 lengths in a common canter. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £1740 (Equivalent to £179,200 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
TARANTELLA Edward (Teddy) Wright John Robinson Mr T H Cookes 2/1
FALERNIA General Grosvenor 6/1
VESPA Sir Mark Wood 5/2
JOANNA Lord Jersey 7/1
ENERGY Mr Walker 50/1
OCTAVE Duke of Grafton 8/1
MISRULE Mr Thornhill 50/1
BLUE-EYES General Grosvenor 50/1
DIVERSITY Mr Gully 50/1
FIDELITY Mr Houldsworth 50/1
Note that only horses priced at 8/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 50/1 Over Round 108%
NOTE:Image shown courtesy of tthe Sporting Gazette & Agricultural Journal 1879

The newspaper extract below is shown courtesy of the British Newspaper Library Online.