The 103rd running of the Irish St Leger was held on Sunday 10th September 2017 over 1 mile 6 furlongs of The Curragh. The winner was owned by Lloyd J Williams, Derrick Smith, Mrs Sue Magnier and Michael Tabor, bred by Paget Bloodstock, trained by Aidan O'Brien and ridden by Ryan Moore. The winner won by 9 lengths in 3 minutes 7.82 seconds, with 4 1/2 lengths between second and third.


ORDER OF ST GEORGE (Bay horse by Galileo out of Another Storm) SR 1928

The winning owners won €285,000 (The equivalent of £265,000 in 2018 terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

The Youtube link below is a 3 minute 26 second clip of the 2017 Irish St Leger

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Pos. Horse Age/Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 ORDER OF ST GEORGE 5 9st 10lbs Ryan Moore Lloyd J Williams Smith/Tabor/Magnier Aidan O'Brien
2 TORCEDOR 5 9st 10lbs Colm O'Donoghue Te Akau Torcedor Mrs Jessica Harrington
3 MOUNT MORIAH 3 9st 1lbs Harry Bentley Norman Brunskill Ralph Beckett
4 WICKLOW BRAVE 8 9st 10lbs Chris Hayes Wicklow Bloodstock Ltd Willie Mullins
5 LORD YEATS 4 9st 10lbs Paul Mulrennan Geoff and Sandra Turnbull Jedd O'Keeffe
6 TWILIGHT PAYMENT 4 9st 10lbs Kevin Manning Godolphin Jim Bolger
7 THE TARTAN SPARTAN 4 9st 10lbs Ronan Whelan Thistle Bloodstock Ltd John Shanahan
8 DARTMOUTH 5 9st 10lbs Seamie Heffernan HM Queen Elizabeth II Sir Michael Stoute
9 BENKEI 7 9st 10lbs Colin Keane Jeremiah Nolan H Rogers
10 WESTERN HYMN 6 9st 10lbs Pat Smullen R J H Geffen, Rachel Hood John Gosden
2/5 fav Order of St George        
5/1 Dartmouth        
11/1 Wicklow Brave        
14/1 Torcedor        
14/1 Mount Moriah        
14/1 Western Hymn        
20/1 Twilight Payment        
28/1 Lord Yeats        
66/1 Benkei        
66/1 The Tartan Spartan        
  Over Round 128%        
FORMLINE:- In a magnificent career spanning 25 races, Order of St George won 13 and was second on 6 occasions, including winning the Irish St Leger in 2015 and 2017, and the Ascot Gold Cup in 2016.

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