2000 GUINEAS 1866

The 58th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 17th April 1866 over the Rowley Mile, was Lord Lyon (4/7 fav), a bay colt by Stockwell out of Paradigm, owned by Mr Richard Sutton. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 48.50 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 15 runners contested the race which was worth £4,850 (Equivalent to £562,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LORD LYON R Thomas James Dover Mr Richard Sutton 4/7
MONARCH OF THE GLEN Chaloner Mr R C Naylor 100/1
KNIGHT OF THE CRESCENT Tom Ashmall Lord Exeter 40/1
BROTHER TO BIRD ON THE WING John Osborne Lord Glasgow 1000/15
MOUNT PALATINE Morris Count Batthyany 50/1
JACK IN THE GREEN Tom Cannon Duke of Beaufort 200/1
HAREFIELD C Page Mr W C Brown 200/1
APSLEY Jem Goater Mr Henry 200/1
AUGUSTE Harry Grimshaw Count F de Lagrange 40/1
STUDENT H Covey Mr James Merry 33/1
ROBIN HOOD J Daley Baron Rothschild 200/1
JANITOR Wells Baron Rothschild 9/2
LEYBOURNE J Doyle Mr Savile 33/1
SEALSKIN J Mann Mr Savile 33/1
FREEDOM A Edwards Lord Stamford 12/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the Illustrated Sporting News 1875. Over Round 109%