The 36th running of the Irish St Leger was held on Wednesday 13th September 1950 over 1 mile 6 furlongs of The Curragh. The winner was owned by Mr Y J Kirkpatrick, trained by Patrick Connolly and ridden by Phil Canty. The winner won £3727 and won by 6 lengths in 3 mins 13.6 secs, with 5 lengths between second and third.


MORNING MADAM (Brown filly by Limekiln out of Morning Dew) SR 1914

The winning owner won £3727 (The equivalent of £125,500 in 2018 terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Age/Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 MORNING MADAM 3 8st 11lbs Phil Canty Mr Y J Kirkpatrick Patrick Connolly
2 BEAUCAIRE 3 9st 0lbs W Howard Mrs A B Macnaughton Cecil Brabazon
3 BEAU SIRE 3 9st 0lbs Martin Molony Mr A B Macnaughton Cecil Brabazon
4 STAR SPANGLED BANNER 3 9st 0lbs Charlie Smirke Major R Macdonald-Buchanan M Marsh
5 PARDAL 3 9st 0lbs Rae Johnstone M Marcel Boussac Semblat
6 DARK WARRIOR 3 9st 0lbs J W Thompson F More O'Ferrall Paddy Prendergast
7 REQUETE 3 8st 11lbs J Mullane Mr William Barnett Corp. Darby Rogers
8 MIGHTY OCEAN 3 9st 0lbs Aubrey Brabazon Mr A W Gordon Corp. Darby Rogers
9 AUROCH 3 9st 0lbs Tommy Burns Sir Percy Loraine Harry Wragg
10 EDWARDSII 3 9st 0lbs R Quinlan Mr Joseph McGrath Seamus McGrath
11 CECIL FRANCIS 3 9st 0lbs Herbert Holmes Mr B Kerr P J Higgins
12 DE DE TEE 3 8st 11lbs P Powell jnr Mr R McIlhagga Paddy Prendergast
  Betting Dark Warrior (SR 1959) won the Irish Derby by 1/2 length and 3 lengths from Eclat and Pardal, with Mighty Ocean, Edwardsii and Cecil Francis behind. Morning Madam was unplaced in the Irish Oaks behind Corejada (SR 1925). In the Irish St Leger she took the lead 5 furlongs from home and was never headed thereafter, winning by a comfortable 6 lengths.
5/4 Pardal
7/2 Beau Sire
4/1 Dark Warrior
100/8 Star Spangled Banner
100/7 Auroch
100/6 Mighty Ocean
20/1 Morning Madam
20/1 Requette
100/1 Edwardsii
100/1 Beaucaire
100/1 De De Tee
100/1 Cecil Francis
  Over round 121%

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