The 132nd winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 11th September 1907 over the Old St Leger course on Town Moor, was Wool Winder, a bay colt by Martagon out of St Windeline, owned by Colonel Edward W Baird. A field of 12 runners contested the race which was worth £4,625. (Equivalent to £518,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
WOOL WINDER Bill Halsey Harry Enoch Colonel Edward Baird 11/10 fav
BALTINGLASS Bernard Dillon Major Eustace Loder 100/8
ACCLAIM W Higgs Duke of Devonshire 8/1
LARIG Herbert Jones Lord Wolverton 20/1
ALL BLACK R Brumby Sir Abe Bailey 50/1
ROI HERODE J Reiff M M Caillault 20/1
GLASS DOLL H Randall Mr J B Joel 100/8
DUSTY MILLER B Lynham Duke of Westminster 100/6
ALTITUDE Danny Maher Lord Derby 100/8
STICK UP Otto Madden Mr William Bass 50/1
BEZONIAN William Griggs Lord Rosebery 25/1
HYMETTUS G McCall Mr E Dresden 66/1
The winner won by an impressive 6 lengths in 3 minutes 5.6 seconds, with a neck back to the third. Over Round 108%
I am grateful to Mary O'Byrne, granddaughter of Bill Halsey and daughter of Claude Halsey, for the picture of Wool Winder shown below.

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