Famous Horse Races

Irish St Leger

The Curragh Racecourse
A Brief History Of Irish St Leger
The Irish St Leger is a Group 1 flat horse race for three-year-old and above thoroughbreds run over a distance of 1 mile and 6 furlongs (2,816 metres) at the Curragh in September.

It was first run in 1915 and was originally contested by three-year-olds only, until opening up to older horses in 1983.
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Winner

Yeats
Kastoria
Collier Hill
Vinnie Roe
Vinnie Roe
Vinnie Roe
Vinnie Roe
Arctic Owl
Kayf Tara
Kayf Tara
Oscar Schindler
Oscar Schindler
Strategic Choice
Vintage Crop
Vintage Crop
Mashaallah
Turgeon
Ibn Bey
Petite Ile
Dark Lomond
Eurobird
Authaal
Leading Counsel
Opale
Mountain Lodge
Touching Wood
Protection Racket
Gonzales
Niniski
M Lolshan
Transworld
Meneval
Caucasus
Mistigri
Conor Pass
Pidget
Parnell
Allangrange
Reindeer
Giolla Mear
Dan Kano
White Gloves
Craighouse
Biscayne
Christmas Island
Arctic Vale
Vimadee
Lynchris
Barclay
Royal Highway
Ommeyad
Magnetic North
Diamond Slipper
Zarathustra
Sea Charger
Judicate
Do Well
Morning Madam
Brown Rover
Beau Sabreur
Esprit de France
Cassock
Spam
Water Street
Solferino
Windsor Slipper
Etoile de Lyons
Harvest Feast
Skoiter
Ochiltree
Owenstown
Battle Song
Museum
Primero
Harinero
Hill Song
Beaudelaire
Sol de Terre
Trigo
Law Suit
Ballyvoy
Sunny View
Spelthorne
Zodiac
O'Dempsey
Royal Lancer
Kircubbin
Kirk Alloway
Cheap Popularity
Dionysos
Double Scotch
Captive Princess
La Poloma
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Jockey

Kieren Fallon
Michael Kinane
Dean McKeown
Pat Smullen
Pat Smullen
Pat Smullen
Pat Smullen
David Harrison
Frankie Dettori
John Reid
Stephen Craine
Stephen Craine
Richard Quinn
Michael Kinane
Michael Kinane
Steve Cauthen
Tony Cruz
Richard Quinn
Ron Quinton
Declan Gillespie
Trainer

Aidan O'Brien
John Oxx
Alan Swinbank
Dermot Weld
Dermot Weld
Dermot Weld
Dermot Weld
James Fanshawe
Saeed bin Suroor
Saeed bin Suroor
Kevin Prendergast
Kevin Prendergast
Paul Cole
Dermot Weld
Dermot Weld
John Gosden
Jonathan Pease
Paul Cole
John Oxx
Vincent O'Brien
Owner

Sue Magnier
HH Aga Khan IV
Russell Hall
Seamus Sheridan
Seamus Sheridan
Seamus Sheridan
Seamus Sheridan
The Owl Society
Godolphin Stables
Godolphin Stables
Oliver Lehane
Oliver Lehane
Martyn Arbib
Dr Michael Smurfit
Dr Michael Smurfit
Ahmed Al Maktoum
George Strawbridge
Yasutane Sohma
J-F Malle
Stavros Niarchos
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2:58.9
2:59.0
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