2000 GUINEAS 1863

The 55th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 21st April 1863 over the Rowley Mile, was Macaroni (10/1), a bay colt by Sweetmeat out of Jocose, owned by Mr Richard C Naylor. The winner won by 3/4 length in 1 minute 49 secs, with a length between second and third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth 4500 sovereigns (Equivalent to £504,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MACARONI Tom Chaloner James Godding Mr Richard Naylor 10/1
SACCHAROMETER Jem Goater Lord Strathmore 4/1
KING OF THE VALE Wells Baron Rothschild 25/1
COUNT CAVOUR J Snowden Mr Gilby 50/1
RAPID RHONE Tom Aldcroft Lord Glasgow 100/6
CLARIOR J Doyle Lord Glasgow 50/1
HOSPODAR George Fordham Count F de Lagrange 6/5
BLUE MANTLE Norman Captain D Lane 7/1
MELROSE John Osborne Mr H L Wigram 25/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the Illustrated Sporting News 1875. Over Round 104%