The 190th winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 7th September 1966 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Sodium, a bay colt by Psidium out of Gambade, owned by Radha Sigtia. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £41,177. (Equivalent to £733,000 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SODIUM Frankie Durr George Todd Radha Sigtia 7/1
CHARLOTTOWN Jimmy Lindley Gordon Smyth Lady Zia Wernher 11/10 fav
DAVID JACK Lester Piggott E Lambton Mr J Fisher 10/1
BLACK PRINCE II Brian Taylor J F Watts Mr E B Benjamin
RED MARINE D Lake Paddy Prendergast Lt-Col R M Byers
HERMES Greville Starkey J Oxley Mr R D Hollingsworth
PRETENDRE Paul Cook Jack Jarvis Mr J A C Lilley
CRISP & EVEN Russ Maddock Arthur Budgett Mr J S Pearson-Gregory
MARCUS BRUTUS Joe Sime S Hall Charles St George
The winner won by a head in 3 minutes 9.8 seconds, with a length and a half back to the third. In a 17 race career Sodium won 3 and was second on three occasions. Over Round N/A

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