1000 GUINEAS 1946

The 133rd winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 3rd May 1946 over the Rowley Mile, was Hypericum (100/6), a bay filly by Hyperion out of Feola, owned by HM King George VI. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 41 secs, with 3/4 length back to the third. A field of 13 runners contested the race which was worth £9000 (Equivalent to £357,300 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HYPERICUM Doug Smith Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort HM King George VI 100/6
NEOLIGHT Gordon Richards Mr J A Dewar 4/6
IONA Eph Smith Lord Rosebery 9/1
PRIZE COURT Sam Wragg HM King George VI 50/1
WHEEDLER Cliff Richards Lord Astor 100/7
BONNIEBRIAR Edgar Britt Mr J S Barrington 50/1
KINDLY P Maher Major H S Cayzer 33/1
CAMA R A Jones HH Aga Khan 8/1
LEVENTINA Harry Wragg HH Aga Khan 25/1
WAYWARD BELLE W Rickaby Lord Milford 100/6
RIDING RAYS Tommy Weston Lord Portal 100/6
MUSCAT M Beary Lady Wyfold 50/1
WESTERLANDS ROSE Arthur Wragg Mr D Ethel 50/1
      Over Round 121%