St Leger Festival Archive
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.
Last weekend’s Group 1 Ladbrokes St Leger winner Masked Marvel is set to continue his racing career next year as opposed to being retired to stud. The Montjeu colt won last Saturday’s St Leger by three lengths ahead of Brown Panther and Sea Moon. Owner Bjorn Nielson and trainer John Gosden will continue their partnership [...]
Connections of Blue Bunting are confident their filly can defeat the colts in this Saturday’s Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster by making the most of her weight allowance.