2000 GUINEAS 1901

The 93rd winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 1st May 1901 over the Rowley Mile, was Handicapper (4/1), a brown colt by Matchmaker out of Agnes Osborne, owned by Sir E Cassel. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 43.60 secs, with a neck back to the third. A field of 17 runners contested the race which was worth £5,300 (Equivalent to £598,900 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HANDICAPPER W Halsey F W Day Sir E Cassel 33/1
DORICLES K Cannon Alfred Hayhoe Mr Leopold de Rothschild 4/1
OSBOCH Herbert Jones Richard Marsh Lord Wolverton 40/1
VELES Otto Madden Robert Sherwood Sir R Waldie Griffith 7/2
ST MONANS J Fagan H Enoch Major E W Baird 50/1
SANG BLEU W Buchanan F W Day Sir E Cassell 66/1
CYNICAL Morny Cannon Richard Marsh Mr Arthur James 100/8
EXEDO Danny Maher Blackwell Mr P Lorillard 100/8
ST MACLOU J Dalton Gibbons Colonel H McCalmont 100/7
LORD BOBS Sam Loates W Waugh Sir J Blundell Maple 6/1
BAY MELTON C Jenkins Blackwell Mr C S Newton 50/1
PETRONIUS J Reiff John Huggins Mr W C Whitney 50/1
GOST McGlone Goodwin M Michel Ephrussi 33/1
PRINCE REGENT F Rickaby G Lambton Lord Farquhar 40/1
PRINCE CHARLES II L Reiff John Huggins Mr W C Whitney 50/1
KILCHERAN F Wood Tom Cannon jnr Mr J B Joel 40/1
ORCHID F Pratt Felix Leach Mr H J King 9/2
  Over Round 119%
I am grateful to Mary O'Byrne, granddaughter of William and daughter of Claude Halsey, for the photograph shown below