1000 GUINEAS 1870

The 57th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 5th May 1870 over the Ditch Mile, was Hester (6/4 fav), a bay filly by Thormanby out of Tomyris, owned by Mr Joseph Dawson. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 51.5 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £3,750 (Equivalent to £412,500 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HESTER Jemmy Grimshaw Joseph Dawson Mr Joseph Dawson 6/4
FRIVOLITY Chaloner Sir Tatton Sykes & Mr Lyndon 11/2
MAHONIA Maidment Baron Rothschild 5/1
GOLDEN HORN Tom Cannon Mr Brayley 30/1
PANDORE Custance Mr H Chaplin 30/1
ATLANTIS T French Lord Falmouth 100/8
CESTUS George Fordham Mr G Jones 30/1
ANNEXION Frank Butler Count F de Lagrange 30/1
AGILITY John Osborne Mr Launde 30/1
MANTILLA Parry Mr Pryor 5/1
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