The 155th winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 10th September 1930 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Singapore, a bay colt by Gainsborough out of Tetrabbazia, owned by the 1st Baron Glanely. A field of 13 runners contested the race which was worth £6,500. (Equivalent to £379,000 in 2017)

The Youtube link below, supplied by British Pathe, is a 2 minute 50 second clip of the 1930 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SINGAPORE Gordon Richards Thomas Hogg 1st Baron Glanely 4/1 jf
PARENTHESIS Freddie Fox Fred Darling Lord Woolavington 4/1 jf
RUSTOM PASHA Harry Wragg R Dawson HH Aga Khan 20/1
ALGONQUIN Charlie Elliott Watts Lord Beaverbrook 100/8
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Pat Beasley Peter Gilpin Lt-Col Giles Loder 22/1
DIOLITE H Beasley Templeman Sir Hugo Hirst 8/1
FAIRY PRINCE Joe Childs Templeman Mr F W Dennis 33/1
ILIAD Robert Jones Lawson Mr Somerville Tattersall 18/1
PRINCE PARADISE Rogers F Pratt Mr J A de Rothschild 25/1
RAMESES THE SECOND C Ray Lawson Mr Washington Singer 6/1
REDESWOOD J Taylor Peacock Sir Lindsay Parkinson 100/1
SEER Henri Jelliss J Cannon Mr G G H Peek 100/9
UT MAJEUR Michael Beary R Dawson HH Aga Khan 10/1
The winner won by a length and a half in 3 minutes 9.2 seconds, with 3/4 length back to the third. Over Round 114%
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