1000 GUINEAS 1930

The 117th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 9th May 1930 over the Rowley Mile, was Fair Isle (7/4 fav), a bay filly by Phalaris out of Scapa Flow, owned by the 17th Earl of Derby. The winner won by a short head in 1 minute 43 secs, with a neck back to the third. A field of 19 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £294,400 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
FAIR ISLE Tommy Weston Frank Butters 17th Earl of Derby 7/4
TORCHERE R Perryman Mr A de Rothschild 10/1
SISTER CLOVER W Sirett Mr C Wadia 10/1
JEAN GORDON F Lane Mr H R Armitage 100/6
MICMAC C Ray Lord Beaverbrook 50/1
MERRY WIFE Brownie Carslake Lord Carnarvon 100/7
FLUTE Harry Wragg Sir H Cunliffe-Owen 50/1
QUININE Freddie Fox Lord Ellesmere 100/8
PEACE PACT Fred Winter Mr G Gilbey 50/1
GRANDMA Gordon Richards Captain T Hogg 50/1
ROSE OF ENGLAND R Dick Captain T Hogg 50/1
WEDDING FAVOR Bobby Jones Lord Howard de Walden 50/1
QUARRAT-AL-AIN M Beary HH Aga Khan 7/2
CONFETTI Harry Beasley Mr J T Maher 100/6
SILVER MOUNT P Beasley Mrs C Rich 20/1
MIGNONELTE G Bouillon Baron E de Rothschild 20/1
TEFRIUT E C Elliott Sir J Rutherford 25/1
VANISHING DAY Steve Donoghue Sir Victor Sassoon 50/1
SAMARIA Joe Childs   Sir H de Trafford 50/1
      Over Round 133%