2000 GUINEAS 1959

The 151st winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 29th April 1959 over the Rowley Mile, was Taboun (5/2 fav), a bay colt by Tabriz out of Queen of Basrah, owned by Prince Aly Khan. The winner won by 3 lengths in 1 minute 42.42 secs, with a neck back to the third. A field of 13 runners contested the race which was worth £15,341 (Equivalent to £329,800 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
TABOUN George Moore Alec Head Prince Aly Khan 5/2
MASHAM Doug Smith Major Geoffrey Brooke Mr A R Ellis 9/2
CARNOUSTIE Lester Piggott Noel Murless Lt-Colonel Giles Loder 11/2
PINDARI Eph Smith Noel Murless HM The Queen 6/1
LINDRICK Scobie Breasley C Fawcus Mr A Dormer 100/7
HIEROGLYPH W H Carr Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Mrs J W Hanes 100/6
WELSH GUARD Willie Snaith Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Mrs J W Hanes 40/1
PENA Joe Mercer Arthur Budgett Mr John Ismay 50/1
FIRESTREAK W Rickaby Charles Nelson Mr J Lewis 50/1
MY ALLADIN Stan Clayton Walter Nightingall Mr E Littler 100/6
THREE WELLS J Eddery S McGrath (Ire) Mr J McGrath 50/1
CAPTAIN KIDD Manny Mercer Jack Jarvis Lord Rosebery 100/7
DAN CUPID Roger Poincelet France Mme P A B Widener 100/7
      Over Round 107%