2000 GUINEAS 1937

The 129th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 28th April 18937 over the Rowley Mile, was Le Ksar (20/1), a bay colt by Ksar out of Queen Iseult, owned by Evremond de Saint-Alary. The winner won by 4 lengths in 1 minute 44.60 secs, with half a length back to the third. A field of 18 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £486,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LE KSAR Charles Semblat Frank Carter Evremond de Saint-Alary 20/1
GOYA II E C Elliott Marcel Boussac 7/1
MID-DAY SUN Tommy Lowrey Mrs G B Miller 25/1
POTBOILER Gordon Richards Lord Astor 66/1
FAIR COPY R Perryman Lord Derby 5/1
PHAKOS W Nevett Mr E Esmond 33/1
FORAY P Beasley Mr M Field 9/2
LE GRAND DUC Charlie Smirke HH Aga Khan 9/1
SULTAN MAHOMED Harry Wragg HH Aga Khan 28/1
SENIOR Sam Wragg Lady Ludlow 66/1
DIPLOMAT J Sirett Mr M McAlpine 20/1
SCARLET PLUME M Beary Mr Robin McAlpine 28/1
FAIRFORD Tommy Weston Mr W Murray 11/4
SANDSPRITE R A Jones Mrs Nagle 66/1
REVIRESCO Brownie Carslake Duke of Norfolk 66/1
THE HOUR Eph Smith Sir L Philipps 100/8
SUNBATHER Steve Donoghue Sir Victor Sassoon 22/1
APRIL THE THIRD J Taylor Colonel Story 66/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card company. Over Round 125%

In the Official 3-Y-O Free Handicap Derby winner Mid-Day Sun was rated 2lbs higher than 1000 Guineas and Oaks winner Exhibitionist, 4lbs higher than 2000 Guineas winner Le Ksar, and 5lbs higher than St Leger winner Chulmleigh. Based on their entire career performances this site rates Mid-Day Sun 2lbs higher than Le Ksar and Chulmleigh, and 3lbs higher than Exhibitionist.