Fantastic Leger Legends Day kicks off Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster next Wednesday

  The four-day Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster starts on Wednesday, September 7, Leger Legends Day, with a seven-race card headed by the annual charity Clipper Logistics Leger Legends Classified Race (3.35pm, 43 entries).   Run under the Rules of Racing, the mile contest sees 14 former jockeys return to the saddle in aid of the Northern Racing College and the Injured Jockeys Fund’s Jack Berry House.   This year’s line-up is headlined two former champions in Joseph O’Brien and Richard Hughes. O’Brien captured…

Mongan excited by Harbour Law’s Ladbrokes St Leger challenge

  Laura Mongan is set to saddle her first Classic runner in the Group One Ladbrokes St Leger, the highlight of the four-day Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster on Ladbrokes St Leger Day, Saturday, September 10.   The Epsom-based trainer is responsible for lightly-raced Harbour Law who has run well in two recognised trials this season. The three-year-old Lawman colt was runner-up to Sword Fighter (Aidan O’Brien) in the two-mile Listed Queen’s Vase at Royal Ascot before dropping back three furlongs in trip and…

Saint Gobain Weber Park Stakes under consideration for Librisa Breeze

  Librisa Breeze could take another rise in class for the seven-furlong G2 Saint Gobain Weber Park Stakes (3.10pm) at Doncaster on the final day of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, Ladbrokes St Leger Day, Saturday, September 10.   The four-year-old has made up into a classy performer since joining Dean Ivory at the end of last season. He scored on his seasonal return at Wolverhampton in April and came close to landing a massive gamble when finding only Portage too strong in the Royal…

Ormito has Ladbrokes St Leger option

  Progressive stayer Ormito is under consideration for the Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster on the fourth and final day of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, Ladbrokes St Leger Day, Saturday, September 10.   The Andrew Balding-trained colt ran a career best last time out when staying on strongly to take second, beaten a length and a quarter, behind older rival Kings Fete in the G3 Geoffrey Freer Stakes over a mile and five furlongs at Newbury on August 13.   Ormito, who is owned…

Red Verdon on Doncaster trail as 25 go forward for Britain’s final Classic, the Ladbrokes St Leger

  Ante-post favourite Idaho tops 25 confirmations for the final British Classic of the season, the G1 Ladbrokes St Leger, staged over one mile, six furlongs and 132 yards at Doncaster on Ladbrokes St Leger Day, Saturday, September 10.   Trained in Ireland by Aidan O’Brien, Idaho is the 11/10 market leader with Ladbrokes following a smooth victory over stable companion Housesofparliament (14/1) in the G2 Great Voltigeur Stakes at York on August 17.   Idaho proved himself among the best of his generation in…

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