2000 GUINEAS 1970

The 162nd winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 29th April 1970 over the Rowley Mile, was Nijinsky (4/7 fav), a bay colt by Northern Dancer out of Flaming Page, owned by Charles Engelhard. The winner won by 2 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 41.54 secs, with a further 2 1/2 lengths back to the third. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £28,195 (Equivalent to £425,700 in 2017)


The following 2000 Guineas 1970 clip is a 1 min 04 secs clip from Youtube

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
NIJINSKY Lester Piggot M Vincent O'Brien Charles Engelhard 4/7
YELLOW GOD W Williamson P Davey Mr David Robinson 100/6
ROI SOLEIL Freddie Head Alec Head Mrs W H D Riley-Smith 25/1
DOUBLE CREAM H J Greenaway Captain Charles Elsey Mr R F Dent
TAMIL Willie Carson Bernard Van Cutsem Lord Derby
SHINY TENTH Geoff Lewis Corbett Mr A Holland
WITHOUT FEAR Jimmy Lindley Nicholas (France) Mrs Howell E Jackson
SAINTLY SONG Sandy Barclay Noel Murless Mr Stanhope Joel
MALVASIA Brian Taylor Tommy Leader Mr D Leash
WALKY-TALKY D Coleman John Oxx Mrs Mehl-Muelbens
AMBER RAMA Yves Saint-Martin F Mathet (France) Mr Arpad Plesch
HUNTERCOMBE Ernie Johnson Arthur Budgett Mr H H Renshaw
JOSHUA Brian Jago Kerr Mr G R Rackman
INTERCEPTOR J Miller John Sutcliffe jnr Mrs D M Soloman
      Over Round N/A