The 133rd winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 9th September 1908 over the Old St Leger Course on Town Moor, was Your Majesty, a bay colt by Persimmon out of Your Grace, owned by Mr J B Joel. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £4,625. (Equivalent to £508,800 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
YOUR MAJESTY Walter Griggs Charles Moreton Mr J B Joel 11/8 fav
WHITE EAGLE Danny Maher Atty Persse Mr W Hall Walker 100/7
SANTO STRATO Otto Madden Watson Mr Leopold de Rothschild 100/6
POM G McCall Atty Persse Mr W Hall Walker 18/1
PRIMER Herbert Jones Willie Waugh Duke of Portland 10/1
EBOR W Higgs Captain Dewhurst Mr A Bendon 100/8
SIGNORINETTA W Bullock Chevalier Ginistrelli Chevalier Ginistrelli 10/1
ROYAL REALM B Lynham Atty Persse Mr W Hall Walker 25/1
BEMBO Bernard Dillon R C Dawson Lord Carnarvon 100/7
NORMAN III Bill Halsey Watson Mr August Belmont 10/1
The winner was by half a length in 3 minutes 6 seconds, with 4 lengths back to the third. Over Round 107%

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