|1000 GUINEAS 1827|
The 14th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Thursday 3rd May 1827 over the Ditch Mile, was Arab (8/1), a brown filly by Woful out of Zeal, owned by the 4th Duke of Grafton, who won by a head from the Duke's more fancied runner Monody. A field of 7 runners contested the race which was worth 1400 Guineas (Equivalent to £133,600 in 2017). Note that, although Robert Robson was the usual trainer of the horse, he suffered a prolonged illness and the horse was sent to Thomas Carter to be trained for the Guineas.
ARAB SR 1813
|ARAB||Frank Buckle||Thomas Carter||4th Duke of Grafton 8/1|
|MONODY||4th Duke of Grafton 5/2|
|UNNAMED BROWN FILLY BY PARTISAN||Lord George Cavendish 20/1|
|MARINELLA||Lord Exeter 11/8|
|SPITE||General Grosvenor 20/1|
|MIRIAM||Mr Greville 20/1|
|UNNAMED SISTER TO HAMPDEN||Mr Petre 20/1|
|Note that only horses priced at 8/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 20/1||Over Round 101%|
The newspaper extract below is shown courtesy of the British Library Online and Bell's Life and the Sporting Chronicle.