The 145th winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 8th September 1920 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Caligula, a grey colt by The Tetrarch out of Snoot II, owned by Mathradas Goculdas. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £6,500. (Equivalent to £308,100 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CALIGULA Arthur Smith Harvey Leader Mathradas Goculdas 100/6
SILVERN F Templeman F Hartigan Sir E Hulton 8/1
MANTON F Lane Alec Taylor Lady James Douglas 33/1
OLIVIERO O Casebourne Sherwood Mr W Black 100/1
THE ALDER Joe Childs Alec Taylor Mr W Cazalet 100/8
ORPHEUS Vic Smyth Leach Sir H Cunliffe-Owen 4/1
ABBOTS TRACE H Jelliss Pickering Lord Dewar 33/1
BRAISHFIELD Frank Bullock Alec Taylor Mr G Deane 10/1
SPION KOP George Stern Peter Gilpin Captain Giles Loder 3/1 fav
ALLENBY Steve Donoghue Linton Mr W Raphael 33/1
DOUBLE BED E Piper East Mr O W Rayner 100/1
DAYLIGHT PATROL W Griggs Watson Mr A de Rothschild 33/1
BLACK GAUNTLET Herbert Jones Tom Cannon Lord Wyfold 13/2
STRONGHOLD Brownie Carslake H Sadler Mr G D Smith 66/1
The winner won by half a length in 3 minutes 7.4 seconds, with 3 lengths back to the third. Over Round 104%

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