2000 GUINEAS 1860

The 52nd winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 24th April 1860 over the Rowley Mile, was The Wizard (20/1), a bay colt by West Australian out of Daughter of The Cure, owned by Mr Anthony Nichol. The winner won by 3 lengths in 1 minute 55 secs, with half a length back to the third. A field of 15 runners contested the race which was worth £3,700 (Equivalent to £429,200 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
THE WIZARD Tom Ashmall John Scott Anthony Nichol 20/1
RAP J Goater Mr Howard 50/1
TRADUCER E Sharp Mr W Day 6/1
KING OF DIAMONDS John Osborne Baron Rothschild 20/1
NICHOLAS Wells Mr W S S Crawfurd 9/2
RICHMOND W Boyce Lord Fitzwilliam 100/6
TOM BOWLINE Aldcroft Lord Glasgow 4/1
EBONY Mr G S Thompson Mr Gratwicke 25/1
BROTHER TO RAINBOW Custance Mr John Merry 100/6
GRENADIER L Snowden Sir C Monck 50/1
MERRIMAC Walters Mr W Nelson 50/1
LUPULUS George Fordham Mr T Parr 7/2
AURORA Alfred Day Mr F Robinson 20/1
WAMBA French Baron Rothschild 50/1
VON STROOM J Mann Mr Blake 50/1
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