1000 GUINEAS 1939

The 126th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 28th April 1939 over the Rowley Mile, was Galatea (6/1), a brown filly by Dark Legend out of Galaday, owned by Mr Robert Sterling Clark. The winner won by 3 lengths in 1 minute 38.60 secs, with half a length back to the third. A field of 18 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £462,800 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
GALATEA Bobby Jones Joseph Lawson Mr Robert Sterling Clark 6/1
AURORA R Perryman Lord Derby 7/1
OLEIN Tommy Lowrey Lord Glanely 9/2
INFRA RED W Stephenson Mr M Field 10/1
STREAK AWAY M Beary Sir Abe Bailey 33/1
CURTAIN CALL F Lane Mr J H Whitney 100/9
YAKIMOUR Charlie Smirke HH Aga Khan 20/1
BUOYANT Brownie Carslake Mr J V Rank 20/1
LIGHT VELOCITY Gordon Richards Lord Astor 33/1
AMY ROBSART Cliff Richards Mrs Chester Beatty 10/1
ARSENAL Sam Wragg Mr D S Kennedy 33/1
KITTY FRISK J Thwaites Mr F Latimer 33/1
SONSIE WENCH Eph Smith Lord Rosebery 100/8
QUITE CONTRARY W Sibbritt Mr M D Blair 33/1
TITBIT A Richardson Sir R Brooke 33/1
SEAWAY J Siritt Lord Glanely 100/6
FLYOLLEY Harry Wragg Sir Hugo Cunliffe-Owen 100/7
HER SLIPPER J Crouch Mr E Harmsworth 33/1
    Over Round 123%