2000 GUINEAS 1939

The 131st winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 26th April 1939 over the Rowley Mile, was Blue Peter (5/1), a bay colt by Fairway out of Fancy Free, owned by the 6th Earl of Rosebery. The winner won by 1/2 a length in 1 minute 39.40 secs, with 3/4 length back in third. A field of 25 runners contested the race which was worth £7500 (Equivalent to £462,800 in 2017)


The following 2000 Guineas 1939 clip is a 1 min 02 secs clip from Youtube

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BLUE PETER Eph Smith Jack Jarvis 6th Earl of Rosebery 5/1
ADMIRAL'S WALK Harry Wragg Sir Jack Jarvis 100/7
FAIRSTONE M Beary Sir Abe Bailey 13/2
ROMEO II R Brethes Princess de Faucigny-Lucinge 10/1
DIADOQUE W Nevett Mr S Viasto 50/1
HYPNOTIST W Stephenson Mr William Woodward 22/1
ROGERSTONE CASTLE E C Elliott Mrs D Thomas 10/1
ATOUT MAITRE Cliff Richards Mr H G Blagrave 50/1
CASANOVA P Beasley Lady Zia Wernher 20/1
FULHAM R A Jones Lord Astor 50/1
HIGH PERK A Richardson Sir Abe Bailey 50/1
TRIGUERO Tommy Weston Mr W Barnett 33/1
WHEATLAND Tommy Burns Mr W Barnett 20/1
CONTROL W Sibbritt Miss H Cowley 40/1
TAMWORTH R Perryman Lord Derby 33/1
DISPENSER C Semblat Mr J A Dewar 33/1
FOX CUB Gordon Richards Mr E Esmond 13/2
MORWELL Sam Wragg Lady Ludlow 50/1
HIS HIGHNESS J Crouch Mr E Harmsworth 33/1
DHOTI Charlie Smirke HH Aga Khan 5/1
POTHEEN Brownie Carslake Major D McCalmont 50/1
FAIRCHANCE P Maher Mr R Middlemass 50/1
LE MANOUR K Gethin Mr E Robson 50/1
CHANCERY J Taylor Mr J B Walker 40/1
RAMBODA Tommy Lowrey Lord Glanely 50/1
Note: The images opposite are shown courtesy of the issuing cigarette card companies. Over Round 136%
Shown below is an extract from Lord Derby's and his stud manager Major Jack Paine's Studbook.