2000 GUINEAS 1972

The 164th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Saturdayday 29th April 1972 over the Rowley Mile, was High Top (85/40 fav), a brown colt by Derring-Do out of Camanae, owned by Sir Jules Thorn. The winner won by half a length in 1 minute 40.82 secs, with 6 lengths back to the third. A field of 13 runners contested the race which was worth £27,538 (Equivalent to £358,000 in 2017)


The following 2000 Guineas 1972 clip is a 42 secs clip from Youtube

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HIGH TOP Willie Carson Bernard Van Cutsem Sir Jules Thorn 85/40
ROBERTO W Williamson M Vincent O'Brien Mr J Galbreath
SUN PRINCE Joe Mercer W R Hern Sir Michael Sobell
BIG BEAD Freddie Head Alec Head Mme P Wertheimer
DESPERATE DEE Greville Starkey J Calvert Mr H Swarbrick
DO BATTLE Geoff Baxter Arthur Budgett Mr R Budgett
FLINTHAM Frankie Durr Denys Smith Mr C Picken
FREEMAN Duncan Keith Doug Marks Mr C Berlin
GREY MIRAGE Lester Piggott W Marshall Mr C Elliot
PANAMA CANAL Richard Marshall W Marshall Mr R Chinn
PARDNER Jon Gorton S McGrath Mrs P McGrath
PHILIP OF SPAIN Geoff Lewis Noel Murless Sir Reginald Macdonald-Buchanan
STEEL PULSE Jimmy Lindley F Armstrong Mr Ravi Tikkoo
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