1000 GUINEAS 1897

The 84th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 7th May 1897 over the Rowley Mile, was Chelandry (9/4), a chestnut filly by Goldfinch out of Illuminata, owned by the 5th Earl of Rosebery. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 42.60 secs, with 1 1/2 lengths back to the third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £4,250 (Equivalent to £518,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CHELANDRY John Watts William Walters jnr 5th Earl of Rosebery 9/4
GALATIA R Colling Mr Reid Walker 20/1
GOLETTA J Fagan Mr Leopold de Rothschild 13/8
FLORIANE C Loates Count de Berteux 20/1
LOWLY T J Calder Lord Cadogan 100/7
FILLY BY GALLIARD Walter Braford Mr E Cassell 8/1
FORTALICE F Finlay Lord Ellesmere 100/6
PERCE NEIGE C Wood Prince Soltykoff 100/8
BLUEWATER Morny Cannon Duke of Westminster 20/1
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