2000 GUINEAS 1908

The 100th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 6th May 1908 over the Rowley Mile, was Norman III (25/1), a bay colt by Octagon out of Nineveh, owned by Mr August Belmont. The winner won by 3 lengths in 1 minute 44.6 secs, with 3/4 length back in third. A field of 16 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £555,500 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
NORMAN III Otto Madden Watson Mr August Belmont 25/1
SIR ARCHIBALD Mr G Thursby Mr A F Basset 5/1
WHITE EAGLE L Hewitt Mr W Hall Walker 100/7
MERCUTIO L Lyne Mr J Bryne 20/1
PERRIER Herbert Jones HM King Edward VII 5/4
YOUR MAJESTY H Randall Mr J B Joel 20/1
DIBS C Trigg Mr J S Morrison 100/7
MORENA W Halsey Duke of Westminster 33/1
EDNAM J H Martin Sir R Waldie Griffiths 33/1
BONSPIEL II Danny Maher Lord Derby 25/1
LAUDERDALE W Higgs Lord Rosebery 33/1
ST WOLF R Jones Mr W Raphael 33/1
ST ORODOUX Bernard Dillon Mr J Baird Thorneycroft 100/6
PRIMER G Stern Duke of Portland 20/1
LE SAGE Barat Baron Maurice de Rothschild 33/1
DALGETY W Saxby Mr Lionel Robinson 33/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company Taddy & Co. Over Round 123%