St Leger Stakes Tips 2021

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When is The St Leger Stakes 2021?

The St Leger Stakes is the feature race on the final day of the St Leger Festival. In 2021 this is on Saturday 11th September and gets underway at 3:35pm.

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

Cazoo St Leger Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series)
Distance: 1m6½f (3195 yards) Prize (winner): £421355 Dir: Left Handed
Runners: 10    Going: Good To Soft    Class: Class 1 Group 1    Age Restrictions: 3yo
Winners Time: 3 mins 4.28s   Avg OR: 111     Median OR: 110     Stalls: Inside


NoPlaceDist BtStallHorseAgeWeightORTrainerJockey (Claim)Odds
31st4Hurricane Lane (IRE)39-1120Appleby, CharlieBuick, William8/11 (Fav)
waited with in mid-division, smooth headway out wide tracking leaders over 3f out, went 2nd 3f out, led over 1f out, soon ridden and quickened clear, impressive BF IP MIN 1.01 BF IP MAX 1.96
52nd2.753Mojo Star (IRE)39-1114Hannon (Jnr), RichardRyan, Rossa8/1
tracked leader led over 3f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, stayed on same pace, no chance with impressive winner BF IP MIN 4 BF IP MAX 1000
93rd21The Mediterranean (IRE)39-1111OBrien, A PLordan, W M28/1
tracked leaders in 5th on inside, headway tracking leaders 4f out, ridden over 2f out, stayed on into 3rd over 1f out, no chance with impressive winner BF IP MIN 20 BF IP MAX 150
44th2.57Interpretation (IRE)39-1107OBrien, A PDoyle, Hollie8/1
led until over 3f out, lost 2nd 3f out, tracked leaders in 3rd weakened into 4th over 1f out BF IP MIN 10 BF IP MAX 1000
105th0.59Youth Spirit (IRE)39-1110Balding, A MMarquand, Tom25/1
last trio, pushed along over 3f out, headway chasing leaders over 3f out, plugged on in 5th final 2f BF IP MIN 7.4 BF IP MAX 1000
76th0.56Scope (IRE)39-1109Beckett, R MHornby, Rob28/1
steadied start, held up off the pace in last pair, plugged on down outside from over 1f out, never going pace to get involved BF IP MIN 40 BF IP MAX 1000
17th510Fernando Vichi (IRE)39-1105Obrien, DonnachaMurphy, Oisin40/1
chased leaders in 4th, pushed along 3f out, ridden and weakened over 2f out BF IP MIN 25 BF IP MAX 1000
88th0.55Sir Lucan (IRE)39-1110OBrien, A PDoyle, James14/1
held up towards rear on inside, pushed along and weakened over 3f out BF IP MIN 12 BF IP MAX 1000
29thSH2High Definition (IRE)39-1110OBrien, A PDettori, L14/1
raced keenly in 3rd, ridden over 3f out, weakened quickly inside final 3f BF IP MIN 11.5 BF IP MAX 1000
610th38Ottoman Emperor (IRE)39-1111Murtagh, J PCoen, Ben M11/1
held up off the pace in rear, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and beaten over 2f out BF IP MIN 15.5 BF IP MAX 950

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

Our tipster use a lot of factors to decide on their selections, including the stats and trends over the previous years.

St Leger Stakes Trends and Statistics 

  • All of the last 12 winners had at least 2 previous flat wins
  • All of the last 12 winners had at least 3 runs that season
  • 11 winners had at least 1 win that season, 8 winners had at least 2 wins that season
  • 9 winners had an official rating of 110 or higher
  • 8 winners had a least 1 previous win in a group 1-3 race
  • 7 winners had at least 1 previous run over 13 furlongs or further, 6 winners had at least 1 previous win over 13 furlongs or further
  • 6 winners won on their last run before the St Leger
  • 6 winners returned an SP between 15/2 and 25/1
  • 5 winners were bred in both Ireland and Great Britain, 2 were bred in the USA
  • 4 of the last 12 winners have been favorites, 6 were in the top 3 in the betting
  • 4 winners ran in the Great Voltigeur Stakes on their last run, 1 of the 4 won, 2 placed
  • Trainers A P O'Brien and John Gosden both have 3 wins each from the last 12 renewals

St Leger Stakes Previous Winners

DateTrackDistanceGoingRunnersWinnerStallionAgeJockey (Clm)TrainerOddsWeightORStallDays
Doncaster1m6½fGood To Soft1038/119-1120477d
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 8th September 2021

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1:45pmDoncaster Nursery Handicap2Class 27f
2:20pmBritish Stallion Studs Ebf Maiden Stakes2Class 2One mile
2:50pmMondialiste Leger Legends Classified Stakes3+Class 5One mile
3:25pmSceptre Stakes3+Class 17f
4:00pmScarbrough Stakes2+Class 1 - Listed5f
4:30pmDownload the At The Races App Handicap3+Class 21m 2f
5:00pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Handicap3+Class 45f

Thursday 9th September 2021

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1:15pmSilk Series Handicap3+Class 36f
1:50pmBritish Stallion Studs Ebf 'carrie Red' Fillies' Nursery Handicap2Group 26f 111y
2:25pmWeatherbys Scientific 200,000 2-y-o Stakes2Class 26f 111y
3:00pmMay Hill Stakes2Class 11m
3:35pmPark Hill Fillies' Stakes3+Class 11m 6f
4:10pmCazoo Handicap3Class 27f
4:45pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Conditions Stakes3+Class 21m 2f

Friday 10th September 2021

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1:15pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Maiden Stakes2Class 37f
1:50pmFlying Scotsman Stakes2Class 17f 6y
2:25pmFlying Childers Stakes2Class 15f
3:00pmDoncaster Cup3+Class 12m 1f
3:35pmMallard Handicap3+Class 21m 6f
4:05pmCazoo Handicap3+Class 26f
4:35pmBritish EBF Premier Fillies' Handicap3+Class 21m 3f

Saturday 11th September 2021

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1:20pmNursery Handicap2Class 21m
1:50pmPortland Handicap3+Class 25f
2:25pmChampagne Stakes2Class 17f 6y
3:00pmCazoo Park Stakes3+Group 27f 6y
3:35pmCazoo St Leger Stakes3Class 1 / Group 11m 6f
4:05pmSky Sports Racing HD Virgin 535 Handicap3+Class 21m
5:10pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Handicap3+Class 21m 3f

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