2000 GUINEAS 1858

The 50th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 20th April 1858 over the Rowley Mile, was Fitz-Roland (20/1), a chestnut colt by Orlando out of Stamp, owned by Sir Joseph Hawley. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 50 secs, with a further 4 lengths back to the third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £787 (Equivalent to £82,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
FITZ-ROLAND John Wells George Manning Sir Joseph Hawley 20/1
THE HAPPY LAND George Fordham Lord Ribblesdale 7/1
CLYDESDALE J Goater Mr Howard 3/1
THE LORD OF LORN J Mann Mr John Merry 11/1
BROTHER TO BIRD ON THE WING Aldcroft Lord Glasgow 20/1
CHARLES II Jack Charlton Lord Ailesbury 20/1
WILTON Bray Mr Parker 100/6
SCHISMATIC Alfred Day Lord Clifden 20/1
THE PEER Nat Flatman Mr S Hawke 5/2
MASANIELLO Bates Sir L Newman 20/1
FORERUNNER Sam Rogers General Peel 20/1
COXWOLD Bumby Mr R H James 100/6
MENTMORE D Hughes Baron Rothschild 20/1
RAVESTONEDALE John Osborne Mr Worland 100/7
Note that only horses priced at 100/6 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 20/1. Over Round 127%
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of Vanity Fair.