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St Leger Festival 2022: All you need to know

| 06.09.2022

What is the St Leger Festival?

The St Leger Festival is one of the highlights of the Flat racing season and the four-day meeting is held at Doncaster Racecourse every September.

One of the final major summer meetings, plenty of Group prizes will be handed out on Town Moor over the four days.

When is the St Leger Festival?

This year’s event takes place between Wednesday September 7-Saturday September 10.

The meeting concludes with the St Leger itself, the fifth and final Classic of the season.

Contested over one-mile-six-furlongs, it is the oldest of the five British Classics and its history dates back to 1776.

What are the feature races at the St Leger Festival?

Wednesday – Sceptre Stakes (7f), Scarborough Stakes (5f), Leger Legends Classified Stakes (1m)

Thursday – May Hill Stakes (1m), Park Hill Stakes (1m 6f)

Friday – Doncaster Cup (2m 2f), Flying Scotsman Stakes (7f), Flying Childers Stakes (5f)

SaturdaySt Leger (1m 6f), Champagne Stakes (7f), Park Stakes (7f)

St Leger Festival 2022 news and analysis

The Coral ambassador previews his four rides at Doncaster on Friday

New London is the 10/11 favourite with Coral for Saturday’s Cazoo St Leger Stakes after nine runners were declared for the season’s final Classic.

The Coral ambassador discusses his three Thursday rides at Doncaster

Silver Knott is the 2/1 favourite with the sponsor for the Group Two Coral Champagne Stakes at Doncaster on Saturday afternoon ahead of what could be a fascinating clash with Chaldean.

Frankie Dettori will partner Haskoy in the Cazoo St Leger with the filly due to be supplemented for the final Classic of the season.

Hoo Ya Mal is on course to bid for Classic glory in the Cazoo St Leger at Doncaster following his win at Goodwood on Saturday.

Jockeys-turned-trainers Sam Thomas and Adrian Nicholls will return to the saddle for the Ubettabelieveit Leger Legends Stakes on the opening day of Doncaster’s Cazoo St Leger meeting.

Arena Racing Company are delighted to announce Coral as the official betting partner of the Cazoo St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse in a three-year deal.

We have looked back over the data from the last 30 years to reveal the ingredients for success in one of the world’s most prestigious horse races.

St Leger Festival tickets

Tickets are available through the official Doncaster racecourse website

View the latest horse racing odds



Stuart Walker