1000 GUINEAS 1861

The 48th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 2nd May 1861 over the Ditch Mile, was Nemesis (10/1), a bay filly by Newminster out of Varsoviana, owned by Mr G Fleming. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 50 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £2,300 (Equivalent to £257,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
NEMESIS George Fordham William Harlock Mr G Fleming 10/1
FAIRWATER John Osborne Mr Cartwright 4/1
BROWN DUCHESS L Snowden Mr Saxon 2/1
REDPOLE Sam Rogers Sir H Des Voeux 25/1
PRECEPTRESS H Grimshaw Mr Gratwicke 4/1
BAS BLEU Wells Sir Joseph Hawley 100/8
SWEET HAWTHORN Custance Mr John Merry 8/1
LADY LOUISA Aldcroft Mr W Robinson 9/1
QUEEN OF THE VALE Jack Charlton Baron Rothschild 25/1
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