St Leger Festival Archive
Galileo Rock, one of the leading contenders for the Ladbrokes St Leger, will only run in the Doncaster Classic on Saturday if the track is deemed suitable by connections on the day.
Favourites for the Ladbrokes St Leger; Leading Light, Galileo Rock and Excess Knowledge are among 14 potential runners for the classic event this Saturday at Doncaster, following all major ante-post players holding firm this past Monday.
Encke caused a boil over at Doncaster yesterday, winning the St Leger Stakes and dashing the Triple Crown hopes of hot favourite Camelot.
The Doncaster Cup is the feature race of the third day of the St Leger Festival.
Undefeated superstar Camelot is aiming to become the first horse since Nijinsky in 1970 to claim the prestigious crown.
Leading jockey Joseph O’Brien is unsure whether Camelot will be able to stay 1m6½f trip in the St Leger at Doncaster this Saturday.