The 158th winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 13th September 1933 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Hyperion, a chestnut colt by Gainsborough out of Selene, owned by the 7th Earl of Derby. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £6,500. (Equivalent to £418,000 in 2017)

The Youtube link below, supplied by British Pathe, is a 2 minute 0 second clip of the 1933 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HYPERION Tommy Weston George Lambton 17th Earl of Derby 6/4 fav
FELICITATION Michael Beary Frank Butters HH Aga Khan III 22/1
SCARLET TIGER Brownie Carslake George Lambton Lord Durham 100/8
HARINERO C Ray R Dawson Mr W Barnett 100/9
LIGHT SUSSEX W Bullock Elsey Major C Behrens 28/1
THOR II Charlie Elliott France M Marcel Boussac 8/1
YOUNG LOVER R Perryman Frank Butters Sir A Butt 28/1
KING SALMON Freddie Fox O Bell Sir R Brooke 9/1
SANS FEINE R A Jones Jack Jarvis Mr E Esmond 100/6
INTERLACE Eph Smith Jack Jarvis Mr E Esmond 40/1
FOXBRIDGE Joe Childs Peter Gilpin Lt-Col Giles Loder 40/1
RAYMOND Gordon Richards Lawson Sir Abe Bailey 9/1
MANITOBA Sherry Fred Darling Lord Woolavington 50/1
SOLFATARA Lowrey B Jarvis Miss J B Courtauld 25/1
The winner won by an impressive 3 lengths in 3 minutes 6.8 seconds, with a neck back to the third. Over Round 117%
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