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DONCASTER ST. LEGER DAY Probable Starters for the Final of the Five Great Classics of Racing. LONDON. England, September 5. The old, historic St. l.eger will be decided at Doncaster tomorrow afternoon. It is one of the oldest of the English classics, having an uninterrupted historv since its inauguration in 17715, which was not arrested even by the mighty world war. To scan over a list of past winners of thus great race is comparable only to reading pages of the stud book, for almost every name recalls a great sire or dam whose descendants are making the turf history of today. Among the winners in the latter years of the race appear Ormonde. Donovan, Common, Isinglass Persimmon. Wild fowler. Flying Fox, Diamond Jubil lce. Rock Sand. Sceptre, Pretty Pollv, Bavardo Swynford. Prince Palatine, Tracery, Pommern and Hurry On. I-ist year the race was won bv a foreigner, M. GccuMas, who won it with Caligula. The nominations for This years race closed November 4. 1010. with 315 entries, eightv-four of which declared forfeit at S20 each. The race is for tinee-year-old colts and fillies, colts to carry l"f pounds, fillies 123 pounds. The net value to winner is 2,000. Contestants have to cover a distance of one and three-quarters miles and one hundred and thirty-two yards. Here are the probable starters and joekevs for r the 1021 renewal: lxrd AstorV. Craig an Eran, b. c, by Sunstnr unsiar Maid of the Mist Bullock. Lord Glanelys Westward Ho, br. c, bv Swynford r l Blue Tit Caislake. A. de Rothschilds Roman Fiddle, cli. by Valen Catgut Lanel. J. B. Joels Thunderer, br. c, by Sitnstar Lauda iKmoghue. Sol Joels Napolyon, b. c, by Polymelus St. Jo-Isephine Shalwell. Lord Londonderrys Polemarch, eh. c. by The Tet iv. rch Pomace iChilds. F. Hardys Beauregard, eh. e, by Tredennis Tin-pytoes 1 Strydotn. K. J. Hornungs Foundation, b. c. by Cicero St Sava Fox. p.rd Carnarvons Franklin, b. o, by Volta Cam-brie Huhne. A. Ix.wrys Trernola, ch. e, by Tredennis Bachelors Beauty Reasley. Major Gibs I.oders Pollv Flinders, elf. f. by Polymelus Pretty Polly Smith. 1 Willeys Star or Hlyth, br. f, by Polymelus Star of Naples Calder. 5 Kennedys Milosius, gr." e, by Roi Herode Nicola Beary. Sir George Bulloughs Golden Myth, b c by Tredennis- Golden Lilly .leltiss. 1-ord Derbys Glorioso, bit. v; by Swnford Assurance.