2000 GUINEAS 1856

The 48th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 29th April 1856 over the Rowley Mile, was Fazzoletto (7/1), a bay colt by Orlando out of Canezou, owned by 14th Earl of Derby. The winner won by 1/2 a length in 1 minute 49 secs, with the same distance back to the third. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £1,950 (Equivalent to £192,100 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
FAZZOLETTO Nat Flatman John Scott 14th Earl of Derby 7/1
YELLOW JACK Sam Rogers Mr H Padwick (aka Mr Howard) 2/1
PITAPAT J Mann Mr Combe 25/1
BROTHER TO BIRD ON THE WING Tom Aldcroft Lord Glasgow 20/1
BIRD IN HAND Templeman Mr W Cookson 6/1
MILTON E Sharp Mr G W Fitzwilliam 50/1
ENCHANTER Alfred Day Mr John Gully 25/1
QUEEN'S HEAD Wells Mr Howard 50/1
POLMOODIE Ashmall Mr James Merry 20/1
PORTO RICO Bartholomew Mr J M Stanley 5/2
Note that only horses priced at 20/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 50/1. Over Round 109%
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