1000 GUINEAS 1973

The 160th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 3rd May 1973 over the Rowley Mile, was Mysterious (11/1), a chestnut filly by Crepello out of Hill Shade, owned by Mr George A Pope. The winner won by 3 lengths in 1 minute 42.12 secs, with 2 lengths back to the third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £25,229 (Equivalent to £305,300 in 2017)


The following 1000 Guineas 1973 clip is a 35 secs clip from Youtube

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MYSTERIOUS Geoff Lewis Noel Murless Mr George A Pope snr 11/1
JACINTH John Gorton Bruce Hobbs Lady Butt 4/5 fav
SHELLSHOCK George Cadwaladr Eric Cousins Mr N Robinson 66/1
APRIL BLOOM W Williamson Paddy Prendergast Mrs Parker Poe 40/1
CASPLAN Greville Starkey Henry Cecil Mrs J Hanes
CHEVELEY PRINCESS Brian Taylor Harry Wragg Mr R B Moller
FILLE DE JOIE Joe Mercer W R Hern Mrs J Hislop
GOLD DRAIN W Pyers Maurice Zilber (Fr) Mr H Hunt
LIBELLSHA J-C Desaint J Cunnington (Fr) Mr W Hawn
MASANDRA Paul Tulk Nigel Angus Mr G McCormick
MISS PETARD Lester Piggott R Jarvis Mr P Williams
MISS SINGAPORE Eric Eldin Doug Smith Mr J Pearce
ROYAL FLAKES Willie Carson Clive Brittain Mr K Marshall
ZINCONIA Freddie Head Alec Head (Fr) Mme P Wertheimer
      Over Round N/A