2000 GUINEAS 1969

The 161st winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 30th April 1969 over the Rowley Mile, was Right Tack (15/2), a bay colt by Hard Tack out of Polly Macaw, owned by Mr Jim Brown. The winner won by 2 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 41.65 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 13 runners contested the race which was worth £24,757 (Equivalent to £393,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
RIGHT TACK Geoff Lewis John Sitcliffe jnr Mr Jim Brown 15/2
TOWER WALK M L (Taffy) Thomas Geoff Barling Mr V W Hardy 8/1
WELSH PAGEANT Sandy Barclay Noel Murless Mr H J Joel 13/2
MURRAYFIELD Joe Mercer Ian Balding Mrs Peter Hastings 50/1
CHADWICK STONE Brian Jago A J Pitt Mr H S Alper 200/1
CALIBAN John Gorton Noel Murless Mr Stanhope Joel 10/1
ROCKED W Williamson S McGrath (Ire) Mr Joseph McGrath 40/1
TUDOR MUSIC Frankie Durr Michael Jarvis Mr David Robinson 100/7
THE ELK Jimmy Lindley Jeremy Tree Miss M Sheriffe 40/1
BURGLAR Ron Hutchinson John Dunlop Colonel W Stirling 40/1
YELAPA Bill Pyers M Zilber (Fr) Mr Daniel Wildenstein 11/2
X RAY G Thiboeuf Francois Boutin (Fr) Mr H Yreux 40/1
RIBOFILIO Lester Piggott R Johnson-Houghton Mr Charles W Englehard 15/8 fav
      Over Round 115%