2000 GUINEAS 1973

The 165th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Saturday 5th May 1973 over the Rowley Mile, was Mon Fils (50/1), a brown colt by Sheshoon out of Now What, owned by Mrs Brenda Davis. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 42.97 secs, with 3 lengths back to the third. A field of 18 runners contested the race which was worth £29,970 (Equivalent to £362,600 in 2017)


The following 2000 Guineas 1973 clip is a 1 min 51 secs clip from Youtube

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MON FILS Frankie Durr Richard Hannon snr Mrs Brenda Davis 50/1
NOBLE DECREE Willie Carson Bernard Van Cutsem Mr Nelson Bunker Hunt
SHARP EDGE Joe Mercer W R Hern Mr J J Astor
APPLE KING Brian Connorton E Collingwood Mr H Price
DRAW THE LINE Philip Waldron Ian Balding Mr Paul Mellon
LONG ROW Eric Eldin R Jarvis Mrs F Allen
LUNCHTIME Pat Eddery Peter Walwyn Colonel R Poole
MIDSUMMER STAR Ron Hutchinson M Marson Mr Walsh
MY DRIFTER Yves Saint-Martin John Sutcliffe jnr Mr R Watson
OWEN DUDLEY Geoff Lewis Noel Murless Mr Louis Freedman
PERDU Jimmy Lindley T Corbett Mr A Holland
PITSKELLY W Williamson Michael Jarvis Mr David Robinson
PRINCE CHAD Johnny Seagrave Herbert Jones Mr M Purcell
PRINCELY REVIEW Tony Murray C Benstead Colonel Sir C Clague
PYROMALION M L (Taffy) Thomas D Thom Mrs K Philip
RAGAPAN P Jarman Kevin Prendergast Mr F O'Sullivan
TARGOWICE Freddie Head Alec Head Mme P Wertheimer
THATCH Lester Piggott M Vincent O'Brien Mr J Mulcahy
      Over Round N/A