St Leger Stakes Tips 2020

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When is The St Leger Stakes 2020?

The St Leger Stakes is the feature race on the final day of the St Leger Festival. In 2020 this is on Saturday 12th September and gets underway at 3.00pm

The St Leger is the oldest of the five British Classics races, established in 1776 it is run over the distance of 1 mile, 6 furlongs and 115 yards. The race is open to three year olds and exclude geldings.

The St Leger is the final leg of the British Classics and the English Triple Crown.

Glorious Goodwood - 2019

St Leger Stakes Results

The St Leger Stakes was won last year by Logician, the which was ridden by Frankie Dettori.

Prize purse was £700,000 in 2019 with the winner taking £396,970.

Recent Records:

Top Jockey: Bill Scott (9 wins)
Top Trainer: John Scott (16 wins)

Fastest time: 2:55.60 in 1915 – Pommem

St Leger Stakes Tips 2020

After taking into account the statistics and trends we are left with a shortlist of three.


The final selection for this race will be sent to VIP Club Members on the morning of the race.

St Leger Stakes Stats and Trends

Keith uses a lot of factors to decide on his selections, including the stats and trends over the previous years.

ST LEGER Stakes 12 year Trends and Statistics 2008 – 2019

  • Age – This race is restricted to 3 year old colts and fillies.
  • Sex – 11 of the 12 winners were colts.
  • Country – 5 of the last 12 winners were bred in Ireland, 5 in Great Britain and 2 in the USA.
  • Colour – 8 of the last 12 winners were bay (b), no other colour has managed more than 1.
  • Starting Price (SP) – 7 of the last 12 winners returned a SP of between 15/2 and 25/1, the other 5 were 7/2 or less.
  • Starting Price Rank – 4 of the last 12 winners started as the SP favourite. 7 of them came from the first 4 in the betting.
  • Headgear – 10 of the last 12 winners wore no headgear. 1 was in first-time blinkers and the other had on cheek-pieces.
  • Draw – The draw has very little effect on the outcome.
  • Days Since Last Run – All of the last 12 winners had run between 24 and 85 days ago.
  • Last Run Form – 6 of the last 12 winners had won on their previous start and 10 had finished in the first 3 last time.
  • Flat Form – All of the last 12 winners had run at least 3 times in the past and won at least twice.
  • Official Rating – 11 of the last 12 winners had an official rating of between 108 and 120.
  • Group Wins – 9 of the last 12 winners had won at least 1 Group race previously. 3 of them had won a Group 1 race.
  • Current Season Form – All of the last 12 winners had run at least 3 times in the current season and won at least once in the season.

St Leger Stakes Previous Winners

DateTrackDistanceGoingRunnersWinnerStallionAgeJockey (Clm)TrainerOddsWeightORStallDays
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Firm835/69-1115424d
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Soft1133/19-1120977d
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Soft1137/29-0110785d
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Firm9315/29-0109365d
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Firm8314/19-0111725d
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Firm1037/29-0113825d
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Firm933/19-0120925d
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Firm837/19-0111325d
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Firm11311/49-0114539d
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Firm9311/29-0116625d
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Firm1035/49-00925d


Other St Leger Festival Races 

Wednesday 9th September 2020

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1.15pmDoncaster Nursery Handicap2Class 27f
1.50pmBritish Stallion Studs Ebf Maiden Stakes2Class 2One mile
2.25pmScarbrough Stakes2+Listed5f
3.00pmMondialiste Leger Legends Classified Stakes3+Class 5One mile
3.35pmSceptre Stakes3+Group 37f
4.05pmSky Sports Racing Hd Virgin 535 Handicap3+Class 21m 2f
4.35pmVisit Attheraces.com Handicap3+Class 45f

Thursday 10th September 2020

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1.20pmBritish Stallion Studs Ebf 'carrie Red' Fillies' Nursery Handicap2Class 26 1/2f
1.50pmMay Hill Stakes2Group 2One mile
2.15pmWeatherbys Racing Bank 300,000 2-y-o Stakes2Class 26 1/2f
3.00pmPark Hill Fillies' Stakes3+Group 21m 6 1/2f
3.35pmWatch Free Race Replays On Attheraces.com Handicap3Class 27f
4.10pmDoncaster Handicap3+Class 36f
4.40pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Conditions Stakes3+Class 21m 2f

Friday 11th September 2020

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1.20pmFlying Childers Stakes2Group 25f
1.50pmMallard Handicap3+Class 21m 6 1/2f
2.25pmDoncaster Cup3+Group 22m 2f
3.00pmBritish Ebf Premier Fillies' Handicap3+Class 21m 4f
3.35pmAttheraces.com Handicap3+Class 26 1/2f
4.05pmFlying Scotsman Stakes2Listed7f
4.40pmSky Sports Racing Hd Virgin 535 Maiden Stakes2Class 37f

Saturday 12th September 2020

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1.15pmSky Sport Racing Hd Virgin 535 Handicap3+Class 21m
1.50pmChampagne Stakes2Group 27f
2.25pmPortland Handicap3+Class 25 1/2f
3.00pmSt Leger Stakes3Group 11m 6 1/2f
3.35pmPark Stakes3+Group 27f
4.05pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Nursery Handicap2Class 21m
4.40pmAttheraces.com Handicap3+Class 21m 4f

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