2000 GUINEAS 1871

The 63rd winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 25th April 1871 over the Rowley Mile, was Bothwell (11/2), a bay colt by Stockwell out of Katherine Lodge, owned by Mr John Johnstone, trained at Tupgill, Middleham by Tom Dawson and ridden by John Osborne junior. The winner won by a length in 1 minute 52.5 secs, with a head dividing second and third. A field of 13 runners contested the race which was worth £4,350 (Equivalent to £478,500 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BOTHWELL John Osborne jnr Tom Dawson Mr John Johnstone 11/2
STERLING Tom Cannon Ms Graham (aka Mr Baydon) 11/2
KING OF THE FOREST Snowden Mr James Merry 55/20
MACALPINE Morris Prince Batthany 50/1
BLENHEIM Grimshaw Mr Beverley 1000/15
FESTIVAL Jem Goater Lord Bradford 100/1
DALNACANLOCH T Chaloner Mr William S Crawfurd 40/1
FISHERMAN Hudson Mr Johnstone 100/1
CLOTAIRE Carver Mr H Delamarre 11/1
DIGBY GRAND George Fordham Mr G Jones 100/15
GENERAL Custance Count F de Lagrange 100/8
DRACO T French General Peel 40/1
RIPPONDEN Charlie Maidment Mr H Savile 1000/15
Note: The image opposite is shown courtesy of Vanity Fair. Over Round 102%