2000 GUINEAS 1962

The 154th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 2nd May 1962 over the Rowley Mile, was Privy Councillor (100/6), a chestnut colt by Counsel out of High Number, owned by Mr Gerald Glover. The winner won by 3 lengths in 1 minute 38.74 secs, with a further 2 lengths back to the third. A field of 19 runners contested the race which was worth £32,839 (Equivalent to £673,200 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PRIVY COUNCILLOR Bill Rickaby Tom Waugh Mr Gerald Glover 100/6
ROMULUS W Swinburn R F Johnson-Houghton Charles Engelhard 8/1
PRINCE POPPA W H Carr J Rogers Lady Sassoon 100/8
ESCORT Joe Mercer R J Colling Mr J J Astor 11/2 fav
RAPANNI N Stirk G Boyd Mr J N Adams
ATLANTIS D Ward T Shaw Mrs A B Biddle
FRENCH PLEA W Williamson Charles Nelson Mr Charles Clore
CATCHPOLE Frankie Durr G Brooke Mr R F Dennis
CYRUS Doug Smith G Brooke Mr J O Hambro
BULLRUSH Ron Hutchinson O'Gorman Lt-Col G H Illingworth
OUR GULLE S Smith Cottrill Mrs Stanhope Joel
TRINITY Stan Clayton G Kennedy Mr G Kennedy
WINDSCALE Joe Sime Sam Hall Mr T S Lucas
AZNIP Lester Piggott Noel Murless Lt-Col Giles Loder
BY PROXY D Page S McGrath Mrs R McGrath
PABLO Eph Smith G Brooke Mr C B Nathborst
CLEAR SOUND G Bougoure P Prendergast Mrs M J Sheehan
HIGH NOON Edward Hide W Elsey Mr Clare Viner
GUSTAV Jimmy Lindley J Tree Mr J H Whitney
      Over Round N/A