1000 GUINEAS 1938

The 125th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 29th April 1938 over the Rowley Mile, was Rockfel (8/1), a brown filly by Felstead out of Rockliffe, owned by Sir Hugo Cunliffe-Owen. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 39.20 secs, with a further 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 20 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £470,300 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ROCKFEL Sam Wragg Captain Ossie Bell Sir Hugo Cunliffe-Owen 8/1
LAUGHING WATER W Stephenson Mr D Crossman 20/1
SOLAR FLOWER R Perryman Sir A Butt 20/1
SLY ABBESS Tommy Weston Sir Abe Bailey 33/1
NIGHT BIRD Eph Smith Mr T Blackwell 100/6
SWEET CORN Brownie Carslake Sir G Bullough 33/1
CLEVER SARAH J Sirett Mrs Corrigan 33/1
OCEAN BLAZE M Beary Lord Glanely 33/1
HIGH TIDE J Crouch Mr E Harmsworth 33/1
KARSAVINA H Blackshaw Lord Howard de Walden 33/1
LA-LI E C Elliott HH Aga Khan 20/1
ANN OF AUSTRIA Charlie Smirke HH Aga Khan 7/1
STAFARALLA Harry Wragg Prince Aly Khan 7/2
RADIANT Gordon Richards Miss Dorothy Paget 4/1
SCOTIA'S GLEN R A Jones Sir Victor Sassoon 5/1
BALACH G Vergette Captain Willis 33/1
GAINLY P Beasley Mr W Woodward 33/1
MISS MIRACLE J Marshall   Duke of Norfolk 20/1
NADINE T Bartlam   Vicomte de Fontarce 20/1
LOVENTOR J Brennan   Mr G Singer 33/1

In the Official 3-Y-O Free Handicap Oaks and 1000 Guineas winner Rockfel was rated equal to Derby winner Bois Roussel, 6lbs higher than St Leger winner Scottish Union, and 7lbs higher than 2000 Guineas winner Pasch. Based on their entire career performances this site rates Rockfel and Bois Roussel equal, 6lbs higher than Pasch, and 8lbs higher than Scottish Union.

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