The 28th winner of the St Leger, held on Tuesday 27th September 1803 over the 2 miles of Town Moor, was Remembrancer, a bay colt by Pipator out of Queen Mab, owned by the 10th Earl of Strathmore. A field of 8 runners contested the race, although there were 23 subscriptions of 25 guineas each, which was worth 575 Guineas. (Equivalent to £51,400 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
REMEMBRANCER Ben Smith J Smith 10th Earl of Strathmore 5/4 fav
MACMANUS John Shepherd Mr Dawson 6/1
SIR OLIVER R Spencer Lord Grey 3/1
BROTHER TO STAMFORD J Arnold Sir F Standish 5/1
STRAP John Jackson Mr W Lee 50/1
DONCASTER W Peirse Lord Darlington 10/1
UNNAMED CHESTNUT COLT BY WALNUT F Collinson Duke of Hamilton 50/1
CAESARIO Frank Buckle Lord Grosvenor 50/1
The winner won as he pleased, taking the lead from flag fall and was never headed. In a career of 14 races he won all 9 in his 3 and 4 year old days, but after injury at 5 years old he never won again. Over Round 116%
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