2000 GUINEAS 1864

The 56th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 26th April 1864 over the Rowley Mile, was General Peel (7/2), a chestnut colt by Young Melbourne out of Daughter of Orlando, owned by the 5th Earl of Glasgow, trained at Tupgill, Middleham by Tom Dawson and ridden by Tom Aldcroft. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 48.50 secs, with a length back to the third. A field of 13 runners contested the race which was worth 4500 sovereigns (Equivalent to £522,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
GENERAL PEEL Tom Aldcroft Tom Dawson 5th Earl of Glasgow 7/2
PARIS George Fordham Mt R Ten Broeck 4/1
HISTORIAN J Adams Sir F Johnstone 40/1
HOLLYFOX T French Mr T Valentine 50/1
PLANET Jem Goater Mr W G Craven 30/1
OUTLAW Cowley Mr E Brayley 100/1
MASTER RICHARD Judd Mr John Day 100/1
ASCHAM Wells Lord Glasgow 100/1
COPENHAGEN Sam Rogers Mr Harry Hill 11/2
FILLE DE L'AIR A Edwards Count F de Lagrange 2/1
MINER John Osborne Mr Launde 100/1
SIR ROGER Challoner Mr James Merry 20/1
ACOLYTE J Mann Lord Stamford 100/1
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