1000 GUINEAS 1943

The 130th winner of the 'New 1000 Guineas Stakes', held on Wednesday 26th May 1943 over the Bunbury Mile of the July Course, was Herringbone (15/2), a bay filly by King Salmon out of Schiaparelli, owned by the 17th Earl of Derby. The winner won by a neck in 1 minute 41 secs, with a length and a half back to the third. A field of 12 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £324,800 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HERRINGBONE Harry Wragg Walter Earl 17th Earl of Derby 15/2
RIBBON Eph Smith Lord Rosebery 6/4
CINCTURE W Nevett Lord Durham 100/7
OPEN WARFARE Doug Smith 9/1
NOONTIDE T Carey 25/1
TIDWORTH Cliff Richards 8/1
SAMOVAR M Beary 100/7
BELL AGNES P Beasley 100/1
SHINING LIGHT Charlie Elliott 7/1
CAPITAL ENTRY Arthur Wragg 100/6
WHY HURRY Gordon Richards 100/7
MOLLY MAUREEN J Simpson 40/1

In the Official 3-Y-O Free Handicap Derby winner Straight Deal was rated 1lb higher than 1000 Guineas and St Leger winner Herringbone, 3lbs higher than 2000 Guineas winner Kingsway, and 9lbs higher than Oaks winner Why Hurry. Based on their entire career performances, this site rates Straight Deal 5lbs higher than Herringbone, 8lbs higher than Kingsway and 11lbs higher than Why Hurry.

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