The 4th running of the Irish St Leger was held on Wednesday 18th September 1918 over 1 mile 6 furlongs of The Curragh. The winner was owned by Lord D'Abernon, trained by George Lambton, and ridden by Steve Donoghue. A purse of £1500 allowed for the second to receive 50 sovereigns and the third 25 sovereigns. The winner won by 10 lengths, with a length between second and third.


DIONYSOS (Chestnut horse by Llangibby out of Donnetta) SR 1977

The winning owner won £1425 (The equivalent of £79,500 in 2018 terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Age/Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 DIONYSOS 3 9st 0lbs Steve Donoghue Lord D'Abernon George Lambton
2 EAST CHESHIRE 3 9st 0lbs E Wheatley Mr H Rhodes Coldback
3 ZZ 3 8st 11lbs W Barrett Mr J Sullivan Philip Behan
4 SARI AHR 3 8st 8lbs Freddie Fox Captain E Shirley James Dunne
5 CARADOS 3 9st 0lbs Joe Childs Mr W Savill James J Pickering
6 ROIDEUR 3 9st 0lbs Bernard Carslake Major D McCalmont Atty Persse
7 EMPIRE MAKER 3 9st 0lbs J Patman Mr W A Wallis James Dunne
  Betting Outsider Empire Maker made the early running from Sari Bahr and ZZ. After a mile Sari Bahr took command until entering the straight, at which point Dionysos assumed control to win unchallenged by 10 lengths, with just a length separating East Cheshire and ZZ.
2/1 Dionysos
5/2 Carados
4/1 Sari Bahr
100/12 Roideur
10/1 East Cheshire
25/1 ZZ
100/1 Empire Maker
  Over Round 107%

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