2000 GUINEAS 1878

The 70th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 8th May 1878 over the Rowley Mile, was Pilgrimage (2/1 fav), a chestnut filly by The Palmer (or The Earl) out of Lady Audley, owned by the 4th Earl of Lonsdale. The winner won by 1/2 a length in 1 minute 56 secs, with 1 1/2 lengths back to the third. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £4,650 (Equivalent to £497,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PILGRIMAGE Tom Cannon snr Joe Cannon 4th Earl of Lonsdale 2/1
INSULAIRE Jem Goater Count Frederic de Lagrange 9/4
SEFTON T Osborne Mr William S Crawfurd 9/1
BAYONET Glover Mr Acton 100/1
UNNAMED COLT BY BUCCANEER H Jeffery Mr Alex Baltazzi 50/1
OASIS George Fordham Mr H Baltazzi 50/1
ATHOL LAD C Wood Mr Jos Dawson 25/1
CHILDERIC Fred Archer Lord Falmouth 9/2
GLENGARRY Custance Mr J H Houldsworth 100/1
INVAL Morris Count Frederic de Lagrange 100/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company Salmon & Gluckstein. Over Round 102%