The St. Leger is to be Run Today: English Classic to Have Wool Winder for Its Odds-on Choice, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-11


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THE ST. LEGER IS TO BE RUN TODAY. English Classic To Have Wool Winder for Its Odds-On Choice. The hist race of Englands three "Triple Crown" classics, the St. Leger, will be run at Doncaster this afternoon. The elimination of the Derby winner Orby from the list of possible starters has resulted in making Wool Winder a hot favorite, the latest quotations against him being the short price of 100 to ?.0. Despite this there Is an undercurrent of disbelief in the colt, yet the opposition had not, at latest advices, centered on any particular opponent. The French colt Hoi Ilerode, with Johnny HelfT as his jockey, is put down as nn assured starter and is in some quarters deemed more than n possible winner. Only a small field is looked for and Orbys absence has robbed the race of much of the interest usually attaching to its decision. The St. Leger was first run in 177C, so it antedates the Epsom Derby by four years. It ranks with the Derby in importance and unlike the Derby has; often fallen to a Ally. It is run over the Town Moor at Doncaster and is always viewed by an immense concourse of people. The winners for the last twenty-five years were the following: Year. Horse. Jockey. Time. 18S1 Iroquois F. Archer :t:202 JSS2 Dutch Oven F. Archer :t:l5 1SS3 Osslan Watts Jl:l! 1884 I.ambkiu Watts :i:i:t 1SS5 Melton Archer :::15i 188C Ormonde Arelier .J:21; 1557 Kilwarlin ; Robinson :S:2i 1558 Seabreeeze Kobinson ..:11J SS! Donovan ....... F. Rarrett :i:i:i 1800 Memoir J. Watts Mil." lS!l Common . G. Rarrett :5:14s lh!2 La Fleche J. Watts :!:MJ ISIKt Isinglass T. Loates :i:12J J S!4 Throstle M. Cannon .".:12i 1895 Sir Visto S. .Loates :t:1X 1S! Persnnmoii J. Watts ".:20 1S!7 Galtce More . Wood XMlh 1S11S Wlldilower C. Wood ":1". ISSI.I Flying Fox M. Cannon :t:l." 1!I00 Diamond Jubllre ... It. Jones ;!:0i 1!t01 Dorichs K. Cannon V.-.OSl 1!02 Sceptre Hardy ":125 Itm:: Uock Sand Mahcr :t:tWs 1504 Pretty Folly W. Lane ".:0.-,i Ifior. Challacombe . Madden :!:or.s J5Mii Troiitbcck Stern .":I4!

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