2000 GUINEAS 1884

The 76th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 30th April 1884 over the Rowley Mile, was Scot Free (3/1 fav), a bay colt by Macgregor out of Celebacy, owned by Mr John Foy. The winner won by 5 lengths in 1 minute 48.00 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £4,150 (Equivalent to £464,800 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SCOT FREE Billy Platt Tom Chaloner Mr John Foy 3/1
ST MEDARD Fred Archer Mr Gerard 11/2
HARVESTER Fred Webb Sir J Willoughny 20/1
DONCASTER CUP Jem Goater Mr F Bird 100/1
SISTER TO ADELAIDE Charles Wood Sir G Chetwynd 10/1
PRINCE RUDOLPH A Giles Lord Ellesmere 100/1
ROYAL FERN Tom Cannon Mr J H Houldsworth 7/2
BEAUCHAMP John Osborne Mr R Jardine 100/1
HERMITAGE C Loates M Lefevre 100/1
SUPERBA Sam Loates Mr R Peck 9/2
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the Illustrated Sporting News 1875 Over Round 111%