1000 GUINEAS 1887

The 74th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 29th April 1887 over the Rowley Mile, was Reve d'Or (Evens fav), a chestnut filly by Hampton out of Queen of the Roses, owned by the 8th Duke of Beaufort. The winner won by 1/2 a length in 1 minute 47.60 secs, with a further 1/2 length back to the third. A field of 12 runners contested the race which was worth £3,300 (Equivalent to £396,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
REVE D'OR Charles Wood Alec Taylor snr 8th Duke of Beaufort Evens
PORCELAIN J Fagan Mr C Perkins 100/6
FREEDOM G Barrett Duke of Westminster 8/1
LADY DALMENY J Elliott Lord Falmouth 25/1
FLOWER GIRL W Robinson Mr A Briscoe 25/1
AGNOSTIC Fred Webb Mr R B Brett 20/1
TACTIC Jem Goater Lord Bradford 100/3
AGAVE Tom Cannon Mr J H Houldsworth 100/3
CORDELLA John Osborne Sir R Jardine 20/1
GALE R Martin Lord Zetland 100/3
ST MARY John Watts Mr Abingdon 25/1
GINESTRA A White Chevalier Ginistrelli 100/3
    Over Round 102%