2,000 Guineas Early Winners: 1800s

2,000 Guineas history is remarkably long and rich. The 2000 Guineas was first run in 1809, and the race has been an annual tradition at the Newmarket Racecourse ever since. The 2008 event is historic because it marks the 200th running of the race.

For details of the winning horses, jockeys, and trainers of the 2000 Guineas since 1980, visit our 2.000 Guineas winners page.

1809 to 1900 Winners

1809 Wizard Bill
1810 Hephestion
1811 Trophonius
1812 Cwrw
1813 Smolensko
1814 Olive
1815 Tigris
1816 Nectar
1817 Manfred
1818 Interpreter
1819 Antar
1820 Pindarrie
1821 Reginald
1822 Pastille
1823 Nicolo
1824 Schahriar
1825 Enamel
1826 Dervise
1827 Turcoman
1828 Cadland
1829 Patron
1830 Augustus
1831 Riddlesworth
1832 Archibald
1833 Clearwell
1834 Glencoe
1835 Ibrahim
1836 Bay Middleton
1837 Achmet
1838 Grey Momus
1839 The Corsair
1840 Crucifix
1841 Ralph
1842 Meteor
1843 Cotherstone
1844 The Ugly Buck
1845 Idas
1846 Sir Tatton Sykes
1847 Conyngham
1848 Flatcatcher
1849 Nunnykirk
1850 Pitsford
1851 Hernandez
1852 Stockwell
1853 West Australian
1854 The Hermit
1855 Lord of the Isles
1856 Fazzoletto
1857 Vedette
1858 Fitz-Roland
1859 The Promised Land
1860 The Wizard
1861 Diophantus
1862 The Marquis
1863 Macaroni
1864 General Peel
1865 Gladiateur
1866 Lord Lyon
1867 Vauban
1868 Moslem
1868 Formosa
1869 Pretender
1870 Macgregor
1871 Bothwell
1872 Prince Charlie
1873 Gang Forward
1874 Atlantic
1875 Camballo
1876 Petrarch
1877 Chamant
1878 Pilgrimage
1879 Charibert
1880 Petronel
1881 Peregrine
1882 Shotover
1883 Galliard
1884 Scot-Free
1885 Paradox
1886 Ormonde
1887 Enterprise
1888 Ayrshire
1889 Enthusiast
1890 Surefoot
1891 Common
1892 Bona Vista
1893 Isinglass
1894 Ladas
1895 Kirkconnel
1896 St. Frusquin
1897 Galtee More
1898 Disraeli
1899 Flying Fox
1900 Diamond Jubilee

In 1896, St. Frusquin set the record as the 2000 Guineas early winner with the shortest odds, at 12/100. 1829 and 1830 saw the fewest runners in the race – in both of those years, only two horses ran.