2000 GUINEAS 1826

The 18th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 25th May 1826 over the Rowley Mile, was Dervise (7/2), a bay colt by Merlin out of Pawn Junior, owned by the 4th Duke of Grafton. A field of 7 runners contested the race which was worth 1200 Guineas (Equivalent to £108,200 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
DERVISE John Barham Day Robert Robson 4th Duke of Grafton 7/2
HOBGOBLIN 4th Marquess of Exeter 25/1
BLACK SWAN Mr Charles Wyndham 6/1
MANTUA 4th Duke of Grafton 25/1
UNNAMED BROWN COLT BY ALLEGRO Lord George Cavendish 25/1
COMPOSER Mr Goddard 4/1
NOUREDDIN Lord Anson 7/4
Note that only horses priced at 6/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 25/1 Over Round 104%
Note: The above photographic image with Robert Robson is shown because it was produced in 1802, the painter died in 1835, and it is therefore in the public domain.

The newspaper extract below is shown courtesy of the British Library Online.