1000 GUINEAS 1942

The 129th winner of the 'New 1000 Guineas Stakes', held on Wednesday 13th May 1942 over the Bunbury Mile of the July Course, was Sun Chariot (Evens fav), a bay filly by Hyperion out of Clarence, owned by HM King George VI. The winner won by 4 lengths in 1 minute 40 secs, with 2 lengths back to the third. A field of 17 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £348,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SUN CHARIOT Gordon Richards Fred Darling HM King George VI Evens
PERFECT PEACE R A Jones Lawson 1st Baron Glanely 5/1
LIGHT OF DAY S Ellis Earl Lord Derby 25/1
HIGHWAY CODE T H Carey Lawson 50/1
STARRY SKY D Nicoll Donoghue 50/1
CHEERFUL ANNE G Bridgland Hogg 50/1
TAZLA A Wragg Ossie Bell 50/1
FICHU Sam Wragg Ossie Bell 50/1
TREASURE FROM HEAVEN Cliff Richards Lawson 50/1
EQUIPOISE Harry Wragg Earl 11/2
FEBERION W Stephenson Lawson 25/1
MAH IRAN Doug Smith Frank Butters 100/6
SONIBAL Tommy Lowrey Frank Butters 100/6
ELEANOR CROSS M Beary George Lambton 100/6
TROUBLE J Kirby H Cottrill 20/1
EAST GLEN W Nevett M Peacock 100/6
AFTERTHOUGHT Eph Smith Jack Jarvis 10/1

In the Official 3-Y-O Free Handicap Fillies Triple Crown winner Sun Chariot was rated level with 2000 Guineas winner Big Game, and 5 lbs higher than Derby winner Watling Street. Based on their entire career performances, this site rates Sun Chariot 1lb higher than Big Game and 6lbs higher than Watling Street.

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