The 182nd winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 11th September 1968 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Ribero, a bay colt by Ribot out of Libra, owned by Charles Engelhard. A field of 8 runners contested the race which was worth £33,437. (Equivalent to £558,400 in 2017)

The Youtube link below is a 43 second clip of the 1968 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
RIBERO Lester Piggott Fulke Johnson Houghton Charles Engelhard 100/30
CANTERBURY Bill Williamson Paddy Prendergast John M Olin 100/8
COLD STORAGE H J Greenaway W Elsey C Hetherton 66/1
ALIGNMENT Edward Hide W Elsey Lord Allendale
RIBOCCARE Brian Taylor Jeremy Tree Charles W Engelhard
CONNAUGHT Sandy Barclay Noel Murless Mr H J Joel
SCIPIO Bill Rickaby Noel Murless Mrs Noel Murless
MOUNT ATHOS Ron Hutchinson John Dunlop Mr A J Struthers
The winner won by a short head in 3 minutes 19.8 seconds with 6 lengths back to the third. In a 12 race career Ribero won 3 times and was second once. Over Round N/A

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