1000 GUINEAS 1971

The 158th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 29th April 1971 over the Rowley Mile, was Altesse Royal (25/1), a chestnut filly by Saint Crespin III out of Bleu Azur, owned by Mr Roger Hue-Williams. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 40.90 secs, with 3/4 length back to the third. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £22,704 (Equivalent to £322,400 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ALTESSE ROYALE Yves Saint-Martin Noel Murless Mr Roger Hue-Williams 25/1
SUPER HONEY Lester Piggott Captain Ryan Price 8/1
CATHERINE WHEEL John Gorton Bruce Hobbs 12/1
MAGIC FLUTE Geoff Lewis Noel Murless 4/1
CAWSTON'S PRIDE Brian Taylor F Maxwell 6/4 fav
DERRINDA Frankie Durr Arthur Budgett 100/1
FAVOLETTA Ron Hutchinson Harry Wragg 8/1
MIKARLA Eric Eldin P Dawson 33/1
ROTISSERIE Tony Murray Doug Smith 15/1
SEASWAN Joe Mercer W R Hern 15/1
      Over Round 110%