2000 GUINEAS 1957

The 149th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 1st May 1957 over the Rowley Mile, was Crepello (7/2), a chestnut colt by Donatello II out of Crepuscule, owned by Sir Victor Sassoon. The winner won by half a length in 1 minute 38.24 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 15 runners contested the race which was worth £13,598 (Equivalent to £312,800 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CREPELLO Lester Piggott Noel Murless Sir Victor Sassoon 7/2
QUORUM Alec Russell Lyde Mr T H Farr 100/8
PIPE OF PEACE Scobie Breasley Gordon Richards Mr Stavros Niarchos 100/30 fav
TYRONE Roger Poincelet France M J Puerari 7/2
DUVIDAL W H Carr C Nelson Mr J Collier 50/1
EUDAEMON Edgar Britt Charles Elsey Mrs E Foster 100/9
BRIOCHE Edward Hide Charles Elsey Mr W Humble 28/1
RHYTHMIC LIGHT Jimmy Uttley Staff Ingham Miss H Jacobson 50/1
THE PROPHET J Doyasbere France M L L Lawrence 50/1
CRAMPON Doug Smith Geoffrey Brooke Major D McCalmont 25/1
BRENDAN J Wright Ireland Mr J McGrath 50/1
CHEVASTRID J Eddery Ireland Mr J McGrath 50/1
EARL MARSHAL Manny Mercer Jack Jarvis Lord Rosebery 28/1
BELLBOROUGH J Purtell Tom Cannon Mrs O D Ruane 33/1
WAYNE II F Palmer France Mr R B Strassburger 8/1
      Over Round 121%