|2000 GUINEAS 1827|
The 19th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 1st May 1827 on the Rowley Mile, was Turcoman (5/1), a bay colt by Selim out of Pope Joan, owned by the 4th Duke of Grafton, who won by 2 lengths. A field of 5 runners contested the race which was worth 1600 Guineas (Equivalent to £152,700 in 2017). Note that, although the horse was usually trained by Robert Robson, he suffered a prolonged illness and Thomas Carter took over the training of Turcoman.
TURCOMAN SR 1986
|TURCOMAN||Frank Buckle||Thomas Carter||4th Duke of Grafton 5/1|
|CHRYSALIS||Lord Jersey 7/4|
|GRAMPUS||Mr Charles Wyndham 11/8|
|LATIMER||4th Duke of Grafton 25/1|
|UNNAMED BAY COLT BY WHISKER||Mr Chifney 25/1|
|Note that only horses priced at 5/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 25/1||Over Round 102%|
|Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the Sporting Gazette and Agricultural Journal 1879.|
The newspaper extract below is shown courtesy of the British Library Online and Bell's Life and the Sporting Chronicle.