1000 GUINEAS 1884

The 71st winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 2nd May 1884 over the Rowley Mile, was Busybody (85/40 fav), a bay filly by Petrarch out of Spinaway, owned by Mr George Baird. The winner won by 1/2 a length in 1 minute 47.00 secs, with a length back to the third. A field of 6 runners contested the race which was worth £3,000 (Equivalent to £336,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BUSYBODY Tom Cannon snr Tom Cannon snr Mr George Baird 85/40
QUEEN ADELAIDE Fred Webb Sir J Willoughby 6/1
WHITELOCK Charles Wood Lord Bradford 9/2
LEGACY Jem Goater Mr T Jennings 50/1
WILD THYME J Watts M Lefevre 100/7
SANDIWAY Fred Archer Duke of Westminster 5/2
    Over Round 102%