2000 GUINEAS 1886

The 78th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 28th April 1886 over the Rowley Mile, was Ormonde (7/2), a bay colt by Bend Or out of Lily Agnes, owned by the 1st Duke of Westminster. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 46.80 secs, with 10 lengths back to the third. A field of 6 runners contested the race which was worth £4,000 (Equivalent to £472,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ORMONDE George Barrett John Porter 1st Duke of Westminster 7/2
MINTING John Watts Mr Vyner 11/10
MEPHISTO Tom Cannon Prince Soltykoff 33/1
SARABAND Fred Archer Mr Childwick 3/1
CORACLE Duke of Westminster Duke of Westminster 200/1
ST MRIN F Barrett Mr Martin 33/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of Vanity Fair. Over Round 102%