2000 GUINEAS 1978

The 170th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Saturday 6th May 1978 over the Rowley Mile, was Roland Gardens (28/1), a bay colt by Derring-Do out of Katricia, owned by John Hayter. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 47.33 secs, with a head back to the third. A field of 19 runners contested the race which was worth £41,940 (Equivalent to £239,900 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ROLAND GARDENS Frankie Durr Duncan Sasse John Hayter 28/1
REMAINDER MAN Tony Ives Reg Hollinshead Mrs D Jardine
WETH NAN Brian Taylor H Ryan Price Essa Alkhalifa
TUMBLEDOWNWIND Geoff Baxter Bruce Hobbs Marquess de Mortalla
ADMIRAL'S LAUNCH Willie Carson W R Hern R Hollingsworth
AYTHORPE Bruce Raymond Neville Callaghan D Ceck
CAMDEN TOWN Greville Starkey P Walwyn Sir J Thorn
CASINO ROYALE Edward Hide Doug Smith J Pearce
DERRYLIN Eric Eldin Doug Smith Lady Sefton
DOUBLE FORM Bill Pyers R Johnson-Houghton Baroness M Thyssen
FORMIDABLE Joe Mercer Peter Walwyn P Goulandris
JIMMY HILL Philip Waldron Duncan Keith H Boulton
KOROVINE Tony Murray Ron Boss S Saud
MANOR FARM BOY M L Thomas Bill O'Gorman Manor Farm Dairies
ORANGE MARMALADE Philip Paquet Francois Boutin A Clore
PERSIAN BOLD J Lynch A Ingham R Vahabzadeh
TAXIARCHOS Geoff Lewis Bruce Hobbs G Cambanis
TOM STRAUSS Richard Fox Mrs N Birch C de Lukats
TRY MY BEST Lester Piggott M Vincent O'Brien Robert Sangster
      Over Round N/A