2000 GUINEAS 1926

The 118th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 28th April 1926 over the Rowley Mile, was Colorado (100/8), a bay colt by Phalaris out of Canyon, owned by the 17th Earl of Derby. The winner won by 5 lengths in 1 minute 43.6 secs, with 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 19 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £281,800 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
COLORADO Tommy Weston Hon George Lambton 17th Earl of Derby 100/8
CORONACH Joe Childs Lord Woolavington 5/4
APPLE SAMMY H Jelliss Mr J P Hornung 10/1
SWIFT AND SURE J Brennan Lord Astor 33/1
BOOKLET R Jones Lord Astor 100/9
LEX M Beary Sir Abe Bailey 100/8
REVIEW ORDER H Beasley Lord Barnby 25/1
HARPAGON E C Elliott Sir George Bullough 10/1
HOPE J Leach Mr Barnett Cohen 20/1
ST JOHN J Taylor Sir William Cooke 33/1
COMEDY KING F Lane Mr Frank Curzon 33/1
EMBARGO Steve Donoghue HH Maharaja of Rajpinla 100/8
GAY LOTHARIO J Thwaites Lord Glanely 25/1
JESSEL M Leach Mr Solly Joel 33/1
PANTETA Harry Wragg Mr Solly Joel 33/1
WAR MIST Arthur Balding Mr A K Macomber 25/1
FINGLAS G Archibald M E de St Alary 33/1
HAPPY RECRUIT Fred Winter Mr W T Sears 33/1
FRIAR WILE W Wells Lord Woolavington 20/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 138%
Shown below is an extract from Lord Derby's and his stud manager Major Jack Paine's Studbook.