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Two Thousand Guineas Stakes
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Two Thousand Guineas Stakes

The Two Thousand Guineas Stakes is a Group 1 1 mile (1600 meters) thoroughbred flat racing horse race for 3-year-olds run in May of each year over the Rowley Mile at Newmarket, Suffolk, England.

First held in 1809, it is the first leg of the English Triple Crown followed by the Epsom Derby and the St. Leger Stakes.

Year -- Winner (+++ Denotes Triple Crown Winner)

1950-1999

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Time Odds
1950 Palestine Charles Smirke Marcus Marsh Aga Khan III ? ?
1951 Ki Ming A Breasley Michael Beary ? ? ?
1952 Thunderhead II Roger Poincelet Etienne Pollet E? Constant 1.42.48 100-7
1953 Nearula E? Britt Charles Elsey W? Humble 1.38.26 2-1
1954 Darius E? Mercer Harry Wragg Sir P? Loraine 1.39.45 8-1
1955 Our Babu D? Smith G? Brooke D? Robinson 1.38.83 13-2
1956 Gilles de Retz F? Barlow ? ? 1.38.76 50-1
1957 Crepello Lester Piggott Noel Murless Sir Victor Sassoon 1.38.24 7-2
1958 Pall Mall Douglas Smith Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Queen Elizabeth II 1.39.43 20-1
1959 Taboun George Moore Alec Head Prince Aly Khan 1.42.42 5-2
1960 Martial R? Hutchinson P? Prendergast R? N? Webster 1.38.33 18-1
1961 Rockavon N Stirk G? Boyd T? C? Yuill 1.39.46 66-1
1962 Privy Councillor W? Rickaby T? Waugh G? Glover 1.38.74 100-6
1963 Only For Life J? Lindley J? Tree M? Sherrife 1.45 33-1
1964 Baldric II W? Pyers E? Fellows H? Jackson 1.38.44 20-1
1965 Niksar D? Keith W? Nightingall W? Harvey 1.43.31 100-8
1966 Kashmir II J? Lindley C? Bartholomew P? Butler 1.40.68 7-1
1967 Royal Palace George Moore need to disambig Noel Murless Jim Joel? 1.39.37 100-30
1968 Sir Ivor Lester Piggott Vincent O'Brien Raymond Guest 1.39.26 11-8
1969 Right Tack Geoff Lewis J? Sutcliffe J? R? Brown 1.41.65 15-2
1970 Nijinsky II Lester Piggott Vincent O'Brien Raymond Guest 1.41.54 4-7
1971 Brigadier Gerard Joe Mercer Dick Hern John Hislop 1.39.20 11-2
1972 High Top Willie Carson B? Cutsem Sir J? Thorn 1.40.82 85-40
1973 Mon Fils F. Durr Richard Hannon B? Davis 1.42.97 50-1
1974 Nonoalco Yves Saint-Martin Francois Boutin M? Berger 1.39.58 19-2
1975 Bolkonski Gianfranco Dettori Henry Cecil C? d'Alessio 1.39.49
1976 Wollow Gianfranco Dettori Henry Cecil C? d'Alessio 1.38.09 evens
1977 Nebbiolo G? Curran K? Prendergast N? Schibbye ? ?
1978 Roland Gardens F? Durr D? Sasse J? Hayter ? ?
1979 Tap on Wood Steve Cauthen Barry Hills A? Shead ? ?
1980 Known Fact Willie Carson J? Tree Khalid Abdulla ? ?
1981 To-Agori-Mou Greville Starkey Guy Harwood A? Muinos ? ?
1982 Zino Freddie Head Francois Boutin G? Oldharn ? ?
1983 Lomond P? Eddery Vincent O'Brien Robert Sangster ? ?
1984 El Gran Senor Pat Eddery Vincent O'Brien Robert Sangster ? ?
1985 Shadeed Lester Piggott Sir Michael Stoute Maktoum Al-Maktoum ? ?
1986 Dancing Brave Greville Starkey Guy Harwood ? ?
1987 Don't Forget Me Willie Carson Richard Hannon James Horgan ? ?
1988 Doyoun Walter Swinburn Sir Michael Stoute Aga Khan IV ? ?
1989 Nashwan Willie Carson Dick Hern Hamdan Al-Maktoum ? ?
1990 Tirol Michael Kinane Richard HAnnon John Horgan ? ?
1991 Mystiko Michael Roberts Charlie Brittain Lady Beaverbrook ? ?
1992 Rodrigo de Triano Lester Piggott Peter Chapple-Hyam Roberts Sangster ? 6-1
1993 Zafonic Pat Eddery Andre Fabre Khalid Abdulla ? 5-6 fav
1994 Mister Baileys Jason Weaver Mark Johnston GR Bailey LTD ? 16-1
1995 Pennekamp Thierry Jarnet Andre Fabre Sheikh Mohammed ? 9-2
1996 Mark of Esteem Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin ? 8-1
1997 Entrepreneur Michael Kinane Sir Michael Stoute Michael Tabor & Sue Magnier ? 11-2
1998 King of Kings Michael Kinane Aiden O'Brien Michael Tabor & Sue Magnier ? 7-2
1999 Island Sands Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin ? 10-1

2000-

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Time Odds
2000 Kings Best Kieren Fallon Sir Michael Stoute Saeed Suhail 1.37.77 13-2
2001 Golan Kieren Fallon Sir Michael Stoute Lord Weinstock 1.37.48 11-1
2002 Rock of Gibraltar Johnny Murtagh Aiden O'Brien Sir Alex Ferguson & Sue Magnier 1.36.50 9-1
2003 Refuse to Bend Pat Smullen Dermot Weld Moyglare Stud Farm 1.37.98 9-2
2004 Haafhd Richard Hills Barry Hills Sheikh Hamdan Al-Makhtoum 1.36.74 11-2