1000 GUINEAS 1980

The 167th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 1st May 1980 over the Rowley Mile, was Quick As Lightning (12/1), a bay filly by Buckpasser out of Clear Ceiling, owned by Mr Ogden Mills Phipps. The winner won by a neck in 1 minute 41.89 secs, with half a length back to the third. A field of 23 runners contested the race which was worth £49,376 (Equivalent to £230,100 in 2017)


The following 1000 Guineas 1980 clip is a 1 min 55 secs clip from Youtube

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
QUICK AS LIGHTNING Brian Rouse John Dunlop Mr Ogden Mills Phipps 12/1
OUR HOME Greville Starkey Sir Michael Stoute 8/1
MRS PENNY John Matthias Ian Balding 8/1
MILLINGDALE LILLIE Lester Piggott Charles Nelson 8/1
EVITA Pat Eddery Henry Cecil 15/2
SAISON Joe Mercer Henry Cecil 4/1
RAPIDS Steve Cauthen Barry Hills  
LUCK OF THE DRAW Willie Carson W R Hern  
ARARAT Philip Waldron Gavin Hunter  
GIFT WRAPPED Philip Robinson Frankie Durr  
ETOILE DE PARIS Mick Kinane M Kauntze (Ire)  
ARTIPIAR Tony Ives W O'Gorman  
BATTLEWIND Ray Cochrane M Scott  
DEAREST DOROTHY Kipper Lynch Reg Akehusrt  
DELLEAR Edward Hide P Lallie (Fr)  
FIRYAL Philip Paquet Francois Boutin (Fr)  
PIECES OF GOLD Geoff Baxter E Beeson  
POM-POES A Gibert M Saliba (Fr)  
GRANDOLA Brian Taylor Frankie Durr  
PRINCESS MATILDA John Reid R Johnson-Houghton  
SCIGUETA Paul Cook Luca Cumani  
STAR CHAMBER Tony Murray Paul Kelleway  
SHERE BEAUTY Alan Bond Ian Balding  
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