1000 GUINEAS 1853

The 40th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 28th April 1853 over the Ditch Mile, was Mentmore Lass (12/1), a brown filly by Melbourne out of Emerald, owned by Mayer A de Rothschild. The winner won by2 lengths in 1 minute 58 secs, with 3/4 length back to the third. A field of 11 runners contested the race which was worth £2,350 (Equivalent to £300,800 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MENTMORE LASS Jack Charlton W King Mayer A de Rothschild 12/1
COMFIT Nat Flatman Lord Zetland 3/1
SYLPHINE Sly Mr George Osbaldeston 2/1
MAYFAIR Frank Butler General Anson 10/1
ELSPETH Marlow Lord Eglinton 20/1
NOISETTE Norman Lord Exeter 20/1
MRS NUTTING J Mann Lord Exeter 20/1
VAULTRESS Templeman Mr Howard 8/1
VALOUR G E Sharp Mr Merry 20/1
ILLUSION Bartholomew Lord Orford 20/1
HYBLA Job Marson Mr J M Stanley 7/1
      Over Round 115%