1000 GUINEAS 1979

The 166th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 3rd May 1979 over the Rowley Mile, was One In A Million (Evens fav), a bay filly by Rarity out of Singe, owned by Helena Springfield Ltd. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 43.06 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 17 runners contested the race which was worth £44,760 (Equivalent to £236,300 in 2017)


The following 1000 Guineas 1979 clip is a 1 min 32 secs clip from Youtube

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ONE IN A MILLION Joe Mercer Sir Henry Cecil Helena Springfield Ltd Evens
ABBEYDALE John Lowe J Watts Mrs A Sutton
YANUKA Frank Morby M Smyly Colonel R Poole
TOPSY Steve Cauthen Harry Wragg Mr R B Moller
DEVON DITTY Greville Starkey Harry Thomson-Jones Sir Edward McAlpine
JUBILEE Willie Carson W R Hern HM Queen Elizabeth II
PITASIA A Gibert A Paus (Fr) Sir D Clague
CENERENTOLA M Philipperon J Cunnington (Fr) Sir Michael Sobell
LYRIC DANCE Pat Eddery Jeremy Tree Mrs E Longton
GALAXY VIRGO Brian Rouse Richard Hannon Dr J Sabasun
MARY OF MODENA Bruce Raymond W Elsey D Dykroyd
MISS ST CYR Edward Hide Doug Smith J Pearce
MUNECA Geoff Lewis Philip Mitchell A Carrero
PENNY BLESSING John Reid R Johnson-Houghton E Holland-Martin
QUEEN TO CONQUER J Lynch Gavin Hunter D Scott
RING LADY Ernire Johnson Barry Hills Robert Sangster
STERLONIA P Perkins H O'Neill A Hurley
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