The 14th running of the Irish St Leger was held on Wednesday 19th September 1928 over 1 mile 6 furlongs of The Curragh. The winner was owned by Sir Abe Bailey, trained by Reginald Day and ridden by Joe Dines. A purse of £2000 allowed for the second to receive 100 sovereigns and the third 50 sovereigns, while the breeder of winner 100 sovereigns and the second 50 sovereigns. The winner won by a length with a length between second and third.


LAW SUIT (Bay horse by Son-in-Law out of Swiney) SR 1905

The winning owner won £1700 (The equivalent of £104,900 in 2018 terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Age/Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 LAW SUIT 3 9st 4lbs Joe Dines Sir Abe Bailey Reginald Day
2 BAYTOWN 3 9st 10lbs Freddie Fox Sir Charles Hyde Norman Scobie
3 ATHFORD 3 9st 7lbs Morny Wing Mr William Barnett J T Rogers
4 MULLINGARRICK 3 9st 0lbs P Beasley Mr D Leahy Fetherstonhaugh
  Betting Baytown (SR 1980) was going for the Irish Classic Treble having won the 2000 Guineas by 1/2 length from Wavetop, and the Irish Derby by a neck from the same horse. He failed to give Law Suit 6lbs when defeated by a length.
4/7 fav Baytown
2/1 Law Suit
7/1 Athford
25/1 Mullingarrick
  Over Round 112%

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