Doncaster St Leger Festival Day 3

The Doncaster 2022 St Leger Festival’s third day takes place on Friday, September 9th at Doncaster Racecourse.

The 3rd day of the Doncaster St Leger Festival is called “Donny’s Day” and features the Doncaster Cup, Sceptre Stakes and Flying Childers Stakes.

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 the 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’.

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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Doncaster St Leger Festival Day 3

Day Three Racing of the Doncaster St Leger Festival

Here are the full racecards of the 3rd-day racing of the Doncaster St Leger Festival 2022 Day 3:

RACE GRADE LENGTH PRIZE MONEY AGES
Sceptre Stakes Group 3 7f £60,000 3 Years Old + Fillies & Mares
Mallard Handicap Class 2 1m6½f £40,000 3 Years Old +
Doncaster Cup Stakes Group 2 2m2f £100,000 3 Years Old +
Flying Childers Stakes Group 2 5f £70,000 2 Years Old
Flying Scotsman Stakes Listed 7f £30,000 2 Years Old
Irish EBF Maiden Stakes Class 3 7f £15,000 2 Years Old (EBF Eligible)
@WillHillRacing Handicap Class 2 6½f £20,000 3 Years Old +
Classified Stakes Class 3 1m2f £15,000 3 Years Old +

13:25 Coral Mallard Handicap

The opening race of Day 3 of the St Leger Festival is the Coral Mallard Handicap.

This race is a Class 2 race and is run a distance of 1 mile, 6 furlongs and 115 yards.

Our tip for the Coral Mallard Handicap is MAHRAJAAN with rider Jim Crowley.

14:00 Cazoo Flying Scotsman Stakes

Up next is the Cazoo Flying Scotsman Stakes.

This listed Class 1 race runs a total distance of 7 furlongs and 6 yards.

Our tip for the Cazoo Flying Scotsman Stakes is NOSTRUM with rider Ryan Moore.

14:35 Wainwright Flying Children Stakes

The third race on the 3rd Day of the festival is the Flying Children Stakes.

This group 2 race runs 5 furlongs and 3 yards in total.

Our tip for the Flying Children Stakes is THE PLATINUM QUEEN with jockey Oisin Orr.

15:10 Coral Doncaster Cup Stakes

Race number 4 is the Doncaster Cup Stakes.

A total of 2 miles, 1 furlong and 197 yards are run in this Group 2 race.

Our tip for the Doncaster Cup Stakes is TRUESHAN with rider Hollie Doyle.

15:45 Cazoo Handicap

The 5th race to take place is the Cazoo Handicap.

This race is a Class 2 race with a distance of 6 furlongs and 111 yards.

Our tip for the Cazoo Handicap is TANMAWWY WITH RIDER Jim Crowley.

16:20 Coopers Marquees EBF Maiden Stakes

The 6th race to take place on Day 3 is the Maiden Stakes.

The distance of this race is 7 furlongs and 6 yards and this is a Class 2 race.

Our tip for the Maiden Stakes is BIG BAD WOLF with jockey Faye McManoman.

16:55 Celebrating The City Of Doncaster Nursery Handicap

Race number 7 on Day 3 of the festival is Celebrating The City Of Doncaster Nursery Handicap.

This class 4 race holds a distance of 6 furlongs and 2 yards.

Our tip for the Celebrating The City Of Doncaster Nursery Handicap is Princeville with rider William Buick.

17:30 British EBF Premier Fillies’ Handicap

The final race of Day 3 is the British EBF Premier Fillies’ Handicap.

The Class 2 handicap has a distance of 1 mile, 3 furlongs and 197 yards.

Our tip for the British EBF Premier Fillies’ Handicap is Royal Scandal with rider Daniel Muscutt.

Doncaster St Leger Festival Day Three Betting Offers 2022

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the main races on Donny Day?

The main races on Donny Day – the third day of the St Leger Festival – are The Doncaster Cup, Sceptre Stakes and Flying Childers Stakes.

It is one of the most popular racing days at Doncaster of the whole year.

Where is the St Leger meeting held?

The St Leger meeting is held at Doncaster racecourse in early September.

Summary of The Doncaster St Leger Festival Day 3

The third day of the Doncaster St Leger Festival features some tricky handicaps but the jewel in the crown is the Doncaster Cup, Sceptre Stakes and Flying Childers Stakes.

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