1000 GUINEAS 1947

The 134th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 2nd May 1947 over the Rowley Mile, was Imprudence (4/1 fav), a brown filly by Canot out of Indiscretion, owned by Mrs Pierre Corbiere. The winner won by a neck in 1 minute 56 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 20 runners contested the race which was worth £9000 (Equivalent to £346,500 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
IMPRUDENCE Rae Johnstone Joseph Lieux Mrs Pierre Corbiere 4/1
ROSE O'LYNN S Smith France Mme L L Lawrence 100/8
WILD CHILD Tommy Lowrey Perryman Mr B Joel 20/1
AT ONCE P Evans R J Colling Lord Astor 25/1
SAUCY SAL Tommy Weston H Blagrave Mr H Blagrave 33/1
FIRMAMENT Eph Smith Jack Jarvis Mr C W Gordon 100/9
RONA Doug Smith Earl Mrs P R Hastings 33/1
NETHERTON MAID W Rickaby R W Colling Major L B Holliday 7/1
MISSONLONGHI W Nevett G Colling Mrs A James 100/9
TROPICAL SPLENDOUR Charlie Smirke Perryman Mr B Joel 100/6
BENANE Charlie Elliott Frank Butters HH Aga Khan 25/1
RELIQUE Gordon Richards Darling Prince Aly Khan 11/2
NEOCRACY Sam Wragg Frank Butters HH Aga Khan 33/1
LOWOOD LASS T Burn R Johnson-Houghton Mr A A Lyons 100/8
FELWORT A Richardson Cooper Mr W H Cockerline 33/1
SOLPAX M Beary Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Lord Portal 100/9
DIDIMA W H Carr Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Lady Zia Wernher 100/6
LADY MARY ROSE G Littlewood Barling Mr F T Williams 33/1
MISS STRIPES J Simpson H Jelliss Mr G G Gibson 33/1
LALITA Edgar Britt F Armstrong Maharaja of Baroda 33/1
      Over Round 136%