The 182nd winner of the St Leger, held on Saturday 13th September 1958 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Alcide, a bay colt by Alycidon out of Chinille, owned by Sir Humphrey de Trafford. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £28,000. (Equivalent to £621,600 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ALCIDE Harry Carr Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Sir Humphrey de Trafford 4/9 fav
NONE NICER Stan Clayton W R Hern Major L B Holliday
NAGAMI Joe Mercer Harry Wragg Mr Arpad Plesch
RESTORATION Doug Smith Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort HM The Queen
TH'BOGGART Frankie Durr R Barnes Miss J Barber
TRIMMER G Littlewood W R Hern Major L B Holliday
QUICK DECISION Edgar Britt Captain C F Elsey Lord Londonderry
ILLINOIS Edward Hide Major P Nelson Mr C F Hughesden
OWEN GLENDOWER Geoff Lewis P R H Hastings-Bass Lord Sefton
The winner won by an easy 8 lengths in 3 minutes 6.4 seconds, with 3/4 length back to the third. In an impressive 12 race career Alcide won 8, including the Chester Vase and Great Voltigeur. Over Round N/A

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