2000 GUINEAS 1849

The 41st winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 24th April 1849 over the Rowley Mile, was Nunnykirk (5/6 fav), a black colt by Touchstone out of Beeswing, owned by Mr Anthony Nichol. The winner won by 1/2 a length, with 2 lengths back to the third. A field of 8 runners contested the race which was worth £1,450 (Equivalent to £158,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
NUNNYKIRK Frank Butler John Scott Mr Anthony Nichol 5/6
HONEYCOMB Jem Robinson Mr Mostyn 10/1
VATICAN Templeman Sir Joseph Hawley 4/1
GARRICK S Rogers Mr B Green 10/1
FIRE KING W Boyce Lord Orford 25/1
INDUS Pettit Colonel Peel 25/1
DOTHEBOYS Nat Flatman Mr Gordon 6/1
OQUETOS J Marson Mr Watt 25/1
Note that only horses priced at 10/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 25/1. Over Round 118%
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