1000 GUINEAS 1878

The 65th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 10th May 1878 over the Rowley Mile, was Pilgrimage (4/5 fav), a chestnut filly by The Palmer (or The Earl) out of Lady Audley, owned by the 4th Earl of Lonsdale. The winner won by 3/4 length in 2 minutes, with 2 lengths back to the third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £4,500 (Equivalent to £481,500 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PILGRIMAGE Tom Cannon snr Joe Cannon 4th Earl of Lonsdale 4/5
JANETTE Fred Archer Lord Falmouth 25/1
CLEMENTINE Jem Goater Count Frederic de Lagrange 5/2
BEL ANGE Morris Prince Batthyany 40/1
BLUE RIDGE Charlie Maidment Lord Bradford 40/1
BELLICENT Constable Lord Rosebery 50/1
TIGER LILY Tom Chaloner Mr J Snarry 40/1
LADY LUMLEY John Osborne Mr Wadlow 20/1
STRATHFLEET F Webb Duke of Westminster 6/1
    Over Round 115%