The 26th winner of the St Leger, held on Tuesday 22nd September 1801 over the 2 miles of Town Moor, was Quiz, a chestnut colt by Buzzard out of Miss West, owned by Gilbert Crompton on behalf of Mr Goodricke. A field of 8 runners contested the race, although there were 11 subscriptions of 25 guineas each, which was worth 275 Guineas. (Equivalent to £21,200 in 2017)

QUIZ SR 1913

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
QUIZ John Shepherd George Searle Mr Goodricke 7/1
BELLEISLE W Peirse Sir W Gerard 6/1
MIRACLE J Singleton Lord Fitzwilliam 5/1
TROWSERS R Spencer Mr Broome 10/1
UNNAMED BAY COLT BY SERPENT F Collinson Duke of Hamilton 7/1
MULY MOLOCH W Clift Lord Darlington 2/1
ATTAINMENT John Jackson Mr Lockley 7/1
LENNOX Frank Buckle Sir Thomas Gascoigne 4/1
The winner went into the St Leger as a maiden but came out of it victorious. It raced in the name of Gilbert Crompton but was actually owned by Mr Henry Goodricke. He had a successful career contesting 36 races and winning 21 including the Jockey Club Plate and a King's Plate at York. Over Round 128%
Note: The image above is from an engraving by Ben Marshall who died more than 100 years ago, so it is in the public domain.

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