2000 GUINEAS 1879

The 71st winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 30th April 1879 over the Rowley Mile, was Charibert (25/1), a chestnut colt by Thormanby out of Gertrude, owned by the 6th Viscount Falmouth. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 1 minute 51 secs, with 4 lengths between second and third. A field of 15 runners contested the race which was worth £6,250 (Equivalent to £681,300 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CHARIBERT Fred Archer Mathew Dawson 6th Viscount Falmouth 25/1
CADOGAN Lemaire Lord D Gordon 7/1
RAYOND'OR Jem Goater Count Frederic de Lagrange 5/1
GUNNERSBURY Glover Mr Acton 20/1
STRATHERN John Osborne Mr H E Beddington 20/1
DISCORD C Wood Mr R R Christophers 11/4
LANCASTRIAN Snowden Mr William S Crawfurd 50/1
MARSHALL SCOTT Custance Mr B Ellam 7/1
WESTBOURNE Tom Cannon Mr F Gretton 100/1
RUPERRA Huxtable Mr J H Houldsworth 20/1
ZUT Morris Count Frederic de Lagrange 100/3
BLUE BLOOD F Webb Lord Lonsdale 20/1
UNCAS Morbey Mr P Lorillard 25/1
VISCONTI Constable Lord Rosebery 9/1
BUTE T Osborne Lord Rosebery 100/1
Note: The image above is shown courtesy of the Sporting Gazette and Agricultural Journal 1879 Over Round 111%