The 147th winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 13th September 1922 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Royal Lancer, a bay colt by Spearmint out of Royal Favour, owned by the 5th Earl of Lonsdale. A field of 24 runners contested the race which was worth £6,500. (Equivalent to £291,900 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ROYAL LANCER Bobby Jones Alf Sadler 5th Earl of Lonsdale 33/1
SILURIAN E Gardner George Lambton Lord Derby 100/8
CEYLONESE Frank Bullock R Day Sir Abe Bailey 25/1
BACKWOOD Whalley Cottrill Mr Whineray 20/1
BATON ROUGE J Evans Pratt Mr J de Rothschild 40/1
BUCKS HUSSAR Joe Childs R Day Sir Abe Bailey 100/8
CALEB G Hulme Moreton Mr Gretton 100/1
CARPATHUS J Ledson Peacock Mrs J Watts 50/1
CORCYRIAN Brownie Carslake Atty Persse Sir G Murray 100/7
DILIGENCE F Lane A Sadler Lord Lonsdale 20/1
FRED POWER F O'Neill Fred Darling Lord Woolavington 8/1
GALWAY PRINCE J Clark Mr G Barclay Mr G Barclay 100/1
GAURISANKAR J Winkfield France Mr Mantacheff 100/1
HARPENDEN Henri Jelliss Dundas Mr F Curzon 25/1
IRISH BATTLE Herbert Jones C Leader Sir P Mostyn 100/1
PRESTONGRANGE Archibald Peter Gilpin Lord Woolavington 100/8
RAMUS A Garner France M Marcel Boussac 13/2 fav
RE-ECHO Vic Smyth C Leader Sir Ernest Paget 40/1
ARGO M Loughlan De Mestre Mr Stanhope Joel 33/1
SANHERIM Steve Donoghue Ward Mr J White 66/1
TANGLEWOOD Charlie Elliott B Jarvis Mr J Hornung 100/6
VILLARS Michael Beary F Hunt Mr W Raphael 10/1
WERWOLF William Griggs Tommy Waugh Sir R W Jardine 100/6
WHITE SATIN H Gray Leach Sir H Cunliffe-Owen 100/1
The winner won by 2 lengths in 3 minutes 14.2 seconds, with a further 2 lengths between second and third. Over Round 114%

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