1000 GUINEAS 1978

The 165th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 4th May 1978 over the Rowley Mile, was Enstone Spark (33/1), a bay filly by Sparkler out of Laxmi, owned by Dick Bonnycastle. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 41.56 secs, with 2 1/2 lengths between second and third. A field of 16 runners contested the race which was worth £41,130 (Equivalent to £235,300 in 2017)


The following 1000 Guineas 1978 clip is a 1 min 47 secs clip from Youtube

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ENSTONE SPARK Ernie Johnson Barry Hills Dick Bonnycastle 33/1
FAIR SALINIA Greville Starkey Sir Michael Stoute S Hanson 25/1
SERAPHIMA Pat Eddery Peter Walwyn Mrs V Hue-Williams 5/1
CHERRY HINTON Lester Piggott Harry Wragg Mr R B Moller
CLEAR PICTURE Philip Paquet P Paquet Mrs E Firestone
GLINTING Eddie Hide Sir Michael Stoute Mrs Dominic Wigan
BEST GIRL J P Lefevre P Lallile (Fr) D Mollins
ENID CALLING Mick Kinane M Kauntze (Ire) M Throsby
GREEN GIRL Eric Eldin Paul Kelleway M Fine
MODELLA Gianfranco Dettori Luca Cumani Carlo D'Alessio
NEAGTIVE RESPONSE Duncan McKay J Muthall Mrs E Jackman
PEARL STRAND Geoff Baxter Paul Cole B Smeed
PROPITIATE Joe Mercer Maurice Zilber (Fr) Nelson Bunker Hunt
ROSES Philip Waldron Henry Candy Lady Hethfield
SMELTER Christy Roche Paddy Prendergast Mrs J Mullion
SWISS MAID Tony Murray Paul Kelleway M Fine
      Over Round N/A