2000 GUINEAS 1889

The 81st winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 1st May 1889 over the Rowley Mile, was Enthusiast (25/1), a chestnut colt by Sterling out of Cherry Duchess, owned by Mr Douglas Baird. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 52.20 secs, with 3/4 length back to the third. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £4,000 (Equivalent to £480,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ENTHUSIAST Tom Cannon snr James Ryan Mr Douglas Baird 25/1
DONOVAN F Barrett Duke of Portland 20/85
PIONEER John Watts Mr Abingdon 100/8
COLT BY HERMIT John Osborne Mr Hamar Bass 100/1
SWIFT Rickaby Lord Bradford 200/1
MIGUEL G Barrett Mr J Gretton 100/1
GEORGE Nuttall Mr T Jennings 200/1
HOMELY E Martin Mr H Milner 100/1
GOLD Morny Cannon Prince Soltykoff 100/6
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 110%