1000 GUINEAS 1834

The 21st winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 1st May 1834 over the Ditch Mile, was May-Day (6/1), a chestnut filly by Lamplighter out of a Rubens mare (Camarine's dam), owned by the 9th Baron Berners, who won by a length. A field of 7 runners contested the race which was worth £1870 (Equivalent to £202,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MAY-DAY John Barham Day John Doe 9th Baron Berners 6/1
VELOCITY Mr Walker 10/1
AMADOU Mr Neville 5/2
ROSALIE Colonel Jonathan Peel 5/4
NELL GWYNNE Lord Jersey 8/1
BODICE Lord Exeter 50/1
MYRINA Mr Dilly 50/1
Note that only horses priced at 10/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 50/1 Over Round 110%
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The newspaper extract below is shown courtesy of the British Newspaper Online.