The 17th winner of the St Leger, held on Tuesday 25th September 1792 over the 2 miles of Town Moor, was Tartar, a chestnut colt by Florizel out of Ruth, owned by Lord Archibald Hamilton, trained and ridden by John Mangle at Ashgill, Middleham. A field of 11 runners contested the race, although there were 22 subscriptions of 25 guineas each, which was worth 550 Guineas. (Equivalent to £79,400 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
TARTAR John Mangle John Mangle Lord Archibald Hamilton 25/1
SKYPEEPER     Mr Crompton
ADONIS     Mr M A Taylor
KIT CARR     Sir F Standish 3/1
ROBIN HOOD     Sir G Armytage
LUCY     Mr J L Kaye
CATHERINE     Mr Garforth
ORMOND     Mr Wentworth 3/1
POOL     Mr Hutchinson 3/1
TAT     Mr Peirse
MESSENGER     Colonel Radcliffe
The winner won the St Leger on his one and only race as a 3 year old. As a 4 year old he won twice at Newcastle-under-Lyme before suffering three defeats at York, Boroughbridge and Manchester. Over Round N/A

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