Doncaster St Leger Festival Day 1

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The Doncaster 2024 St Leger Festival’s first day takes place on Thursday, September 14th at Doncaster Racecourse.

The 1st day of the Doncaster St Leger Festival is called Leger Legends Day which features the Scarbrough Stakes.

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 by competing in the charity race, a contest run on the straight mile.

With lots of runners and some tricky handicaps, we take a look at the runners, and riders and give our selections.

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Day One Racing of the Doncaster St Leger Festival

Here are the full racecards of the 1st-day racing of the Doncaster St Leger Festival 2024 Day 1:

RACEGRADELENGTHPRIZE MONEYAGES
EBF Conditions StakesClass 26f£18,0002 Years Old
Pepsi Max Nursery HandicapClass 27f£18,0002 Years Old
Scarborough StakesListed5f£40,0002 Years Old +
Leger Legends StakesClass 51m£11,6003 Year Old +
EBF Premier Fillies’ HandicapClass 21m4f£30,0003 Years Old +
William Hill Conditions StakesClass 21m2f£20,0003 Years Old +
Parkes Bros HandicapClass 45f£11,6003 Years Old +

13:50 Meriel Tufnell Apprentice Handicap

The Meriel Tufnell Apprentice Handicap is the opening race for the Day 1 Doncaster St Leger Festival.

This race is a Class 2 race and has a distance of 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 43 yards.

Our tip for the Meriel Tufnell Apprentice Handicap is STONE OF DESTINY riding with Harry Davies.

14:25 Cambion Electronics Nursery Handicap

The 2nd race of the festival is the Cambion Electronics Nursery Handicap.

This race has a distance of 7 furlongs and 6 yards and is a Class 2 race.

Our tip for the Cambion Electronics Nursery Handicap is MODERN DANCER with rider William Buick.

15:00 Leger Legends Stakes

The Leger Legends Stakes is the 3rd race to take place on Day 1 of the St Leger Festival.

The distance of this Class 5 race is 1 mile.

Our tip for the Leger Legends Stakes is SHINE ON BRENDAN with rider Kieren Fallon.

15:35 Sceptre Fillies’ Stakes

Race number four is the Sceptre Fillies’ Stakes.

This race has a total distance of 7 furlongs and 6 yards and is a Group 3 race.

Our tip for the Sceptre Fillies’ Stakes is NOVEMBA with rider Bauyrzhan Murzabayev.

16:10 Scarborough Stakes

The Scarborough Stakes is the 5th race of Day 1 of the festival.

This race is 5 furlongs and 3 yards long and is a Class 1 race.

Our tip for the Scarborough Stakes is EQUILATERAL with rider Kieran Shoemark.

16:45 Vertem Nursery Handicap

Race 6 of Day 1 is the Vertem Nursery Handicap.

This race is a Class 4 handicap and is 1 mile long.

Our tip for the Vertem Nursery Handicap is X J Rascal with rider William Buick.

17:20 I Love Julie Parkes Handicap

The final race of Day 1 is the I Love Julie Parkes Handicap.

This race has a total distance of 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 43 yards and is a Class 2 race.

Our tip for the I Love Julie Parkes Handicap is JUST FINE with rider Ryan Moore.

Doncaster St Leger Festival Day One Betting Offers 2024

Here are the best betting offers for the 1st day of the 2024 Doncaster St Leger Festival.

Summary of The Doncaster St Leger Festival Day 1

The first day of the Doncaster St Leger Festival features some tricky handicaps but the jewel in the crown is the Scarbrough Stakes.

With the horse racing being broadcasted on ITV make sure to make the most of the bet365 special bonus for televised races.

With most races with a large number of runners and riders the bookmakers find some of the most popular bets placed on Day 1 are:

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