2000 GUINEAS 1932

The 124th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 27th April 1932 over the Rowley Mile, was Orwell (Evens fav), a brown colt by Gainsborough out of Golden Hair, owned by Mr Washington Singer. The winner won by 2 lengths in 1 minute 42.60 secs, with a length and a half back to the third. A field of 11 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £316,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ORWELL Bobby Jones Joseph Lawson Mr Washington Singer Evens
DASTUR M Beary HH Aga Khan 10/1
HESPERUS E C Elliott M M Boussac 25/1
PADDINGTON F Rickaby Lord Glanely 20/1
CLUSTINE H Beasley Mr A K Macomber 100/9
LOANINGDALE Joe Childs Dowager Lady Nunburnholme 9/1
WYVERN H Jelliss Sir L Philipps 20/1
ROLLING ROCK P Beasley Mrs L Rihill 100/9
MIRACLE Harry Wragg Lord Rosebery 9/1
SPENSER R Dick Mr S Tattersall 25/1
APRIL THE FIFTH F Lane Mr T Walls 50/1
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 117%
Shown below is an extract from Lord Derby's and his stud manager Major Jack Paine's Studbook.