Royal Lancers St. Leger, Daily Racing Form, 1922-09-14

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ROYAL LANCERS ST. LEGER SPECIAL CABLEGRAM. LONDON, England, September 13. Lord Lonsdales Royal Lancer, a son of Spearmint Royal Favour, and quoted 33 to 1 in the wagering, was first in the St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster this afternoon. Lord Derbys Silurian was second and Sir A. Baileys Ceylonese third. The St. Leger course is one mile three-quarters and 132 yards. Silurian was quoted at 100 to 8 and Ceylonese at 25 to 1. Twenty-four horses started. The Doncaster St. Leger is the oldest of the classic races of England. It was first run in 177C and has an unbroken History of 146 years, though during the years of the great war 1915, 1916, 1917 and 1918 it was run at Newmarket and called the September Stakes. Its list of winners include some or the most famous horses of turf history. Only two American turfmen were successful in winning this famous race, Pierre Lorillard in 1881 with Iroquois and August Belmont with Tracery in 1912. Here are the St. Leger winners since 1910 : Year. Owner. Horse. Value. 1910 Lord Derby Swynford 2,2--0 1911 T. Pilkington Prince Palatine. 32,2.r0 1912 a. IJelmont Tracery 32,2T0 1913 "SV. II. Walker Night Hawk ... 312,250 1914 J. IJ. .Tool Black Jester ... 32,253 1915 S. Joel Pommern 0.450 1910 J. ISuclianan Hurry On G,250 1917 Mr. Fairie Jay Crusader .. S,12o 191S Lady Jamea Douglas. .Gainsborough ... 10,750 1919 Lord Derby Keysoe 32,259 1920 M. Goculdas Caligula 32.250 1921 Lord Londonderry Poleinarch 32,250

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