2000 GUINEAS 1923

The 115th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 2nd May 1923 over the Rowley Mile, was Ellangowan (7/1), a brown colt by Lemberg out of Lammermuir, owned by the 5th Earl of Rosebery. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 37.80 secs, with half a length back to the third. A field of 18 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £263,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ELLANGOWAN Charlie Elliott Jack Jarvis 5th Earl of Rosebery 7/1
KNOCKANDO G Archibald Lord Woolavington 25/1
D'ORSAY R Jones Mrs S Whitburn 50/1
APRON W Lister Sir Abe Bailey 50/1
DORIC Joe Childs Mr A de Rothschild 50/1
DUNCAN GRAY H Jelliss Sir J Robinson 33/1
HOLY FRIAR W McLachlan Mr Solly Joel 25/1
KINNARD M Beary Duke of Portland 50/1
LEGALITY G Hulme Lord Furness 100/30
MILTIADES Vic Smyth Mr Z G Michalinos 50/1
PAPYRUS Steve Donoghue Mr B Irish 7/1
PARTH A Walker Mr M Goculdas 100/14
POMBAL E Gardner Mr J S Courtauld 50/1
PORTUMNA Macgee Lady Nunburnholme 25/1
ROGER DE BUSLI Harry Wragg Sir J Robinson 50/1
SALTASH F Bullock Lord Astor 33/1
SUN'S WAY Alfred Whalley Lord Glanely 50/1
TWELVE POINTER Brownie Carslake Duke of Westminster 11/4
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 122%
Shown below is an extract from Lord Derby's and his stud manager Major Jack Paine's Studbook.