1000 GUINEAS 1908

The 95th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 8th May 1908 over the Rowley Mile, was Rhodora (100/8), a brown filly by St Frusquin out of Rhoda B, owned by Mr Richard Croker. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 43.8 secs, with a neck back in third. A field of 19 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £555,500 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
RHODORA L Lyne Allen (Ireland) Mr Richard Croker 100/8
BRACELET B Lynham Captain F Forester 5/1
ARDENTRIVE W Halsey Mr J H Houldsworth 100/6
COURTESY William Griggs Lord Falmouth 33/1
ELM TWIG L Hewitt Mr W Hall Walker 5/1
DUEGNA W Higgs Lord Sefton 25/1
FRENCH PARTRIDGE Bernard Dillon Mr Eustace Loder 100/8
REINE CLAUDE W Saxby Lord Hamilton 33/1
LESBIA Danny Maher Sir Daniel Cooper 6/4
ISIS Wal Griggs Mr J B Joel 33/1
VERDY F Rickaby Mr G Lambton 33/1
ROCK CRYSTAL Herbert Jones Mr Arthur James 33/1
VOLGA RIVER H Randall Mr Solly Joel 33/1
HISTORIC Otto Madden Mr August Belmont 25/1
SIGNORINETTA W Bullock Chevalier Ginistrelli 25/1
MOSSDALE J Martin Mr J B Thorneycroft 33/1
FLYING SCUD C Trigg Mr G Faber 33/1
GAME LASS J Williamson   Mr J B Thorneycroft 33/1
SYMINGTON TOLL C Leader   Mr R A Oswald 33/1
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