2000 GUINEAS 1854

The 46th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 2nd May 1854 over the Rowley Mile, was The Hermit (12/1), a bay colt by Bay Middleton out of Jenny Lind, owned by Mr John Gully. The winner won by half a length in 1 minute 49 secs, with a length between second and third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £1,950 (Equivalent to £228,200 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
THE HERMIT Alfred Day John Barham Day Mr John Gully 12/1
MIDDLESEX Jack Charlton Baron Rothschild 25/1
CHAMPAGNE Yates Mr George Osbaldeston 10/1
RUBY Preece Mr J Adkins 7/2
RODOMELI G Mann Lord Clifden 25/1
ALAMBIC Sly Lord Clifden 25/1
MUSCOVADO Job Marson Mr W Cookson 25/1
BOIARDO Templeman Lord Derby 4/5
UNNAMED COLT BY PANTALOON Nat Flatman Lord Glasgow 25/1
Note that only horses priced at 12/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 25/1. Over Round 114%
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