The 15th running of the Irish St Leger was held on Wednesday 18th September 1929 over 1 mile 6 furlongs of The Curragh. The winner was owned by Mr William Barnett, trained by Richard Dawson and ridden by Michael Beary. 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 short head with 10 lengths between second and third.


TRIGO (Bay horse by Blandford out of Athasi) SR 2019

The winning owner won £1700 (The equivalent of £106,100 in 2018 terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Age/Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 TRIGO 3 9st 12lbs Michael Beary Mr William Barnett Richard Dawson
2 VISELLUS 3 9st 0lbs Joe Canty Mr R W Sharples Cecil Boyd-Rochfort
3 ALNE FOREST 3 9st 0lbs J Moylan Captain Whitworth H Ussher
4 RED CLOVER 3 9st 0lbs E Martin Quirke Mr M Cunningham Cunningham
5 CRAGADOUR 3 9st 0lbs A Barnett Count McCormack More O'Ferrall
  Betting After winning the Epsom Derby and the Doncaster St Leger, Trigo was a very warm favourite to complete the treble. He did so, but only by a short head and he was immediately retired to stud in Ireland.
1/7 fav Trigo
10/1 Visellus
100/8 Cragadour
25/1 Red Clover
100/1 Alne Forest
  Over Round 108%

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