The 107th running of the Irish St Leger was held on Sunday 12th September 2021 over 1 mile 6 furlongs of The Curragh. The winner was owned by the Kildare Racing Club, bred by Ms Diane O'Neill, trained by Johnny Murtagh and ridden by Ben Coen. The winner won by 3/4 length in 3 minutes 2.05 seconds, with a length and a half between second and third.


SONNYBOYLISTON (Chestnut gelding by Power out of Miss Macnamara) SR 1897

The winning owners won €285,000 (The equivalent of £256,000 in 2019 terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

The Youtube link below is a 3 minute 19 second clip of the 2021 Irish St Leger

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Pos. Horse Age/Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 SONNYBOYLISTON 4 9st 11bs Ben Coen Kildare Racing Club Johnny Murtagh
2 TWILIGHT PAYMENT 8 9st 11bs Declan McDonogh Lloyd J Williams et al Joseph O'Brien
3 BARON SAMEDI 4 9st 11bs Declan B McMonagle LECH Racing Ltd Joseph O'Brien
4 KING OF THE CASTLE 3 9st 2lbs Seamie Heffernan Smith, Magnier, Tabor Aidan O'Brien
5 EMPEROR OF THE SUN 4 9st 11bs Gavin Ryan Smith, Magnier, Tabor Donnacha O'Brien
6 SEARCH FOR A SONG 5 9st 8lbs Oisin Orr Moyglare Stud Farms Ltd Dermot Weld
7 CARLISLE BAY 3 9st 2lbs Wayne Lordan Smith, Magnier, Tabor Aidan O'Brien
8 AIRCRAFT CARRIER 6 9st 11lbs Gary Carroll Luke Comer Luke Comer
9 SEATTLE CREEK 3 9st 2lbs Chris Hayes Luke Comer Luke Comer
10 BARBADOS 5 9st 11bs Shane Foley Zhang Yuesheng Jessica Harrington
11 AMHRAN NA BHFIANN 4 9st 11bs Colin Keane Smith, Magnier, Tabor Aidan O'Brien
12 PASSION 4 9st 8bs Ryan Moore Smith/Magnier/Tabor Aidan O'Brien
13 MASTER OF REALITY 6 9st 4lbs Shane Crosse Llyod Williams et al Joseph O'Brien
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18/1 Amhran Na Bhfiann        
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250/1 Aircraft Carrier        
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