2000 GUINEAS 1967

The 159th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Wednesday 3rd May 1967 over the Rowley Mile, was Royal Palace (100/30 joint fav), a bay colt by Ballymoss out of Crystal Palace, owned by Mr Jim Joel. The winner won by a short head in 1 minute 39.37 secs, with a length and a half back to the third. A field of 18 runners contested the race which was worth £31,080 (Equivalent to £531,500 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ROYAL PALACE George Moore Noel Murless Mr Jim Joel 100/30 jfav
TAJ DEWAN Freddie Head R Corme Mme G Courtois 4/1
MISSILE L Ward Ireland Mr Raymond R Guest 40/1
BOLD LAD D Lake Paddy Prendergast Lady Beatrice Granard 100/30 jfav
ABOVE WATER Jimmy Lindley J Watts Mr V C Bass
HORUS Geoff Lewis A Dutton Mr J Billings
GOLDEN DIPPER Frankie Durr R Johnson-Houghton Sir Francis Cassel
FALCON Joe Mercer R Johnson-Houghton Mr C W Englehard
PENNANT E Larkin Sam Hall Mr R Fell
SPEED OF SOUND Scobie Breasley Ken Cundell Mr N F R Hue-Williams
GOLDEN HORUS Yves Saint-Martin O'Gorman Mr Nelson Bunker Hunt
WOLVER HOLLOW Doug Smith Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Mrs C O Iseun
MOUNT HARRY Brian Taylor D Rayson Mr W J Jones
FIVE OAKS Eric Eldin Reg Hollinshead Mr L Pugh
STARRY HALO Lester Piggott J Thompson Mr David Robinson
PAT'S PASSAGE Jimmy Etherington M W Easterby Mrs E Smith
MELODIC AIR Brian Connorton W Gray Mr W T Stoker
DJELAMOUR Bill Pyers C Bartholomew (Fr) Mme Leon Volterra
      Over Round N/A