St Leger
St Leger
The World's Oldest Classic

A highlight of the British horse racing calendar.

Cazoo St Leger Festival

Experience Yorkshire's Classic Horse Racing Experience

The Cazoo St Leger Festival is one of the highlights of the flat racing season. Thousands attend to watch history in the making across four thrilling days of action, and excitement. Culminating on the final day of the festival with the Group 1 Cazoo St Leger Day, this historic race has been won by some legendary horses through the decades and jubilant crowds watch on to see a little piece of horse racing history each year. 

The Doncaster Racecourse Cazoo St Leger Festival is one of the most prestigious race weeks of the British horse racing calendar and an experience not to be missed!

St Leger Legends

Day 1 - Leger Legends Day

The Cazoo St Leger Festival kicks off with a bang when retired celebrities of the saddle dust off their breeches and return to action in the feature event competing in the charity race, a contest run on the straight mile. 

St Leger Festival Ladies Day

Day 2 - Ladies Day

The ultimate in glitz and glamour, this is Yorkshire's biggest social occasion. The day attracts the finest in fashion, and the stakes are set high with the Style Awards and huge £500 cash prize to be won. 

St Leger Festival Gentlemans Day

Day 3 - Doncaster Cup Day

The penultimate day of the iconic Cazoo St Leger Festival attracts some of the most prestigious racing of the week with the Doncaster Cup, the oldest race currently run under the rules of horse racing and final leg of the Stayer's Triple Crown, taking centre-stage. 

This is also THE day to celebrate all things great about Doncaster and is affectionately known as 'Donny's Day'

Frankie Dettori after winning the William Hill St Leger Festival

Day 4 - Cazoo St Leger Day

The Cazoo St Leger Festival's flagship day brings the four days to a dramatic climax. The biggest day of the week and home to the World's oldest Classic and final of the season, the Cazoo St Leger Stakes. A well-known saying amongst the racing community states:

The fastest horse wins the Guineas; the luckiest the Derby – and the best horse wins the St Leger".

The showpiece race consistently attracts leading stables across the country and boasts a glittering roll of honour with some of the most acclaimed horses in history.

A table set with empty win glasses at Doncaster Racecourse

Cazoo St Leger Hospitality

Experience exclusive hospitality packages created just for Cazoo St Leger Festival.

Year
Horse
Jockey
Trainer
2021
Hurricane Lane
William Buick
Charlie Appleby
2020
Galileo Chrome
Tom Marquand
Joseph O'Brien
2019
Logician
Frankie Dettori
John Gosden
2018
Kew Gardens
Ryan Moore
Aidan O'Brien
2017
Capri
Ryan Moore
Aidan O'Brien
2016
Harbour Law
George Baker
Laura Mongan
2015
Simple Verse
Andrea Atzeni
Ralph Beckett
2014
Kingston Hill
Andrea Atzeni
Roger Varian
2013
Leading Light
Joseph O'Brien
Aidan O'Brien
2012
Encke
Mickael Barzalona
Mahmood Al Zarooni
2011
Masked Marvel
William Buick
John Gosden
2010
Arctic Cosmos
William Buick
John Gosden
2009
Mastery
Ted Durcan
Saeed bin Suroor
2008
Conduit
Frankie Dettori
Sir Michael Stoute
2007
Lucarno
Jimmy Fortune
John Gosden
2006**
Sixties Icon
Frankie Dettori
Jeremy Noseda
2005
Scorpion
Frankie Dettori
Aidan O'Brien
2004
Rule of Law
Kerrin McEvoy
Saeed bin Suroor
2003
Brian Boru
Jamie Spencer
Aidan O'Brien
2002
Bollin Eric
Kevin Darley
Tim Easterby
2001
Milan
Michael Kinane
Aidan O'Brien
2000
Millenary
Richard Quinn
John Dunlop
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** 2006 running took place at York 
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