2000 GUINEAS 1980

The 172nd winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Saturday 3rd May 1980 over the Rowley Mile, was Known Fact (14/1), a bay colt by In Reality out of Tamerett, owned by Prince Khalid Abdullah. Nureyev passed the post first, a neck in front of Known Fact, in 1 minute 40.4 secs, with 3/4 length back to the third. However, Nureyev was disqualified and placed last. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £56,620 (Equivalent to £263,800 in 2017)


The following 2000 Guineas 1980 clip is a 1 min 52 secs clip from Youtube

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
KNOWN FACT Willie Carson Jeremy Tree Prince Khalid Abdullah 14/1
POSSE Pat Eddery John Dunlop O Phipps
NIGHT ALERT Lester Piggott M Vincent O'Brien Robert Sangster
BRAUGHING J Lynch Clive Brittain W Gredley
FINAL STRAW Greville Starkey Michael Stoute J Wigan
HIGHEST BIDDER Tony Ives Bill O'Gorman M Dabaghi
SAINT JONATHAN Steve Cauthen Barry Hills R Swift
STAR WAY Bruce Raymond Paul Kelleway G Kaye
SWIFT IMAGE Paul Cook J Winter G Becole
TAUFAN John Reid R Johnson-Houghton Sheikh Mohammed
TYRNAVOS Edward Hide Bruce Hobbs G Cambanis
WIDD Geoff Baxter M Masson T Al-Said
WORLD LEADER Gianfranco Dettori Luca Cumani Carlo d'Alessio
NUREYEV Philip Pquet Francois Boutin Stavros Niarchos 13/8 fav
      Over Round N/A