2000 GUINEAS 1855

The 47th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 24th April 1855 over the Rowley Mile, was Lord of the Isles (5/2), a bay colt by Touchstone out of Fair Helen, owned by Mr James Merry. The winner won by a neck in 1 minute 49 secs, with 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £1,950 (Equivalent to £198,900 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LORD OF THE ISLES Tom Aldcroft William Day Mr James Merry 5/2
ST HUBERT Wells John Barham Day Mr H Padwick (aka Mr Howard) 4/7
KINGSTOWN Alfred Day John Barham Day Mr Harry Hill 33/1
PUGNATOR Sam Rogers Duke of Bedford 50/1
PALETOT Templeman Lord derby 50/1
VANDAL Job Marson Sir C Monck 50/1
CLARET Basham Mr George Osbaldeston 100/7
POLYDORE Nat Flatman Mr George Payne 25/1
HAMPDEN Jack Charlton Baron Rothschild 50/1
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