The 237th winner of the St Leger, held on Saturday 14th September 2013 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Leading Light, a bay colt by Monjeu out of Dance Parade, owned by Derrick Smith, Mrs Sue Magnier and Michael Tabor. A field of 11 runners contested the race which was worth £340,260. (Equivalent to £367,500 in 2017)

The Youtube link below, supplied by At The Races, is a 3 minute 30 second clip of the 2013 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LEADING LIGHT Joseph O'Brien Aidan O'Brien Smith/Magnier/Tabor 7/2 fav
TALENT Jim Crowley Ralph Beckett J L Rowsell & M H Dixon 9/1
GALILEO ROCK Wayne Lordan David Wachman Michael O'Flynn 6/1
LIBERTARIAN William Buick Charlie Appleby Godolphin 5/1
FOUNDRY Ryan Moore Aidan O'Brien N C Williams, Mr/Mrs J L Williams 5/1
SECRET NUMBER Silvestre de Sousa Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin 11/1
RALSTON ROAD Tadig O'Shea John P Shanahan Thistle Bloodstock Ltd 100/1
HAVANA BEAT Liam Keniry Andrew Balding Northway Lodge Racing 40/1
GREAT HALL Kieren Fallon Brian Meehan Michael Quinn 20/1
EXCESS KNOWLEDGE James Doyle John Gosden A & S Olive et al 11/2
CAP O'RUSHES Mickael Barzalona Charlie Appleby Godolphin 20/1
The winner won by a length and a quarter in 3 minutes 9.2 seconds, with 3/4 length back to the third. In a career consisting of 12 races, Leading Light won 8 and was second once. Over Round 117%

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