2000 GUINEAS 1830

The 22nd winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 27th April 1830 over the Rowley Mile, was Augustus (4/7 fav), a chestnut colt by Sultan out of Augusta IV, owned by the 2nd Marquess of Exeter. A field of 2 runners contested the race which was worth 1500 Guineas (Equivalent to £159,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
AUGUSTUS Patrick Conolly Charles Marson 2nd Marquess of Exeter 4/7
UNNAMED BROWN COLT BY GODOLPHIN     Lord George Cavendish 6/4
Note that only the price of the winner was recorded, it being 4/7 in the Racing Calendar, the other horse has been allocated 6/4 to balance the book Over Round 103%

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