1000 GUINEAS 1923

The 110th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 4th May 1923 over the Rowley Mile, was Tranquil (5/2 fav), a bay filly by Swynford out of Serenissima, owned by the 17th Earl of Derby. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 39 secs, with a length back to the third. A field of 16 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £263,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
TRANQUIL Ted Gardner Hon. George Lambton 17th Earl of Derby 5/2
COS G Hulme HH Aga Khan 10/1
SHROVE W McLachlan Sir E Hulton 100/6
BESSIE Brownie Carslake Major D McCalmont 25/1
CRISPENA Joe Childs Mr W T de Pledge 20/1
ISHTAR G Archibald Lord Woolavington 25/1
LAKE LEMON E C Elliott Lord Rosebery 25/1
PAOLA Vic Smyth HH Aga Khan 100/9
QUITE W Lister Lord Penrhyn 25/1
SILVER GRASS Alfred Whalley Colonel W F Story 100/8
SOLICITUDE H Jelliss Mr J P Hornung 7/2
SURYAKUMARI A Walker Mr M Goculdas 7/1
SPLENDID JAY F Bullock Lord Astor 100/6
STRATHBRAAN F Lane Lord Dewar 25/1
SUNNY LIZ M Beary Duke of Portland 25/1
YOUNG HEROINE J Evans Mr E A Stanley 25/1
    Over Round 133%
Shown below is an extract from Lord Derby's and his stud manager Major Jack Paine's Studbook.