1000 GUINEAS 1960

The 147th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 29th April 1960 over the Rowley Mile, was Never Too Late (8/11 fav), a chestnut filly by Never Say Die out of Gloria Nicky, owned by Mrs Howell Jackson. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 39.89 secs, with half a length back to the third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £16,259 (Equivalent to £347,900 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
NEVER TOO LATE Roger Poincelet Etienne Pollet Mrs Howell Jackson 8/11
LADY IN TROUBLE Scobie Breasley D Candy Mr A R B Owen 25/1
RUNNING BLUE E Larkin Jack Jarvis Mr J P Philipps 100/7
MARGAT Stan Clayton Jack Jarvis Mr Blackwell
RELEASE Geoff Lewis Walter Nightingall Sir Winston Churchill
JEANNE D'ARC W H Carr Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Mrs J W Hanest
QUEENSBERRY Doug Smith J A Waugh Col B Hornungs
EXTRA TIME Joe Mercer Harry Wragg Sir Percy Loraine
SAINT ANNE W Rickaby Peter Walwyn Mr A G Samuel
PLUMP Lester Piggott Noel Murless Sir Victor Sassoon
SOLAR ATOM T Gosling Candy Mrs S L Simpson
SOLDIER'S SONG Jimmy Lindley Jeremy Tree Mr Jeremy Tree
PANGA Eph Smith Van Cutsem Mr Bernard Van Cutsem
NADA A Clayton Weston-Evans Mr J W Weston-Evans
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