St Leger Festival

The 4-day Cazoo St Leger Festival hosts the world’s oldest classic and is a highlight of the British horse racing calendar.

Experience Yorkshire’s Classic Horse Racing Experience with four amazing days of horse racing at Doncaster Racecourse.

The Cazoo St Leger Festival is one of the highlights of the flat horse racing season.

Thousands of horse racing fans attend to watch history in the making across four thrilling days of action.

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 on the British horse racing calendar and an experience not to be missed.

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Doncaster St Leger Festival 2022

Here are the four thrilling days of horse racing action from Wednesday 7th September to Saturday 10th September 2022.

Legends Day St Leger Races – Festival Day One

The first day of the 2022 Cazoo St Leger Festival racing starts at 1:50 pm and the last race is 5:20 pm.

Featuring the Leger Legends charity race for ex-professional jockeys, Day One of the prestigious Cazoo St Leger Festival is a stand-out day in the Doncaster events calendar.

Here are the full racecards of the 1st-day racing of the Doncaster 2022 St Leger Festival Day 1:

RACE GRADE LENGTH PRIZE MONEY AGES
EBF Conditions Stakes Class 2 6f £18,000 2 Years Old
Pepsi Max Nursery Handicap Class 2 7f £18,000 2 Years Old
Scarborough Stakes Listed 5f £40,000 2 Years Old +
Leger Legends Stakes Class 5 1m £11,600 3 Year Old +
EBF Premier Fillies’ Handicap Class 2 1m4f £30,000 3 Years Old +
William Hill Conditions Stakes Class 2 1m2f £20,000 3 Years Old +
Parkes Bros Handicap Class 4 5f £11,600 3 Years Old +

Ladies Day St Leger Races – Festival Day Two

The 2nd day of the 2022 Cazoo St Leger Festival racing starts at 1:25 pm and the last race is 5:28 pm.

The second day of the Cazoo St Leger Festival is Ladies’ Day so expect to see lots of stunning outfits and an array of Ladies’ Day hats on display.

Here are the full racecards of the 2nd-day racing of the Doncaster 2022 St Leger Festival Day 2:

RACE GRADE LENGTH PRIZE MONEY AGES
Fillies’ Nursery Handicap Class 2 6½f £50,000 2 Year Old Fillies (EBF Eligible)
Park Hill Stakes Group 2 1m6½f £100,000 3 Years Old + (Fillies & Mares)
Weatherbys 2-Y-O Stakes Class 2 6½f £300,000 2 Years Old
May Hill Stakes Group 2 1m £70,000 2 Year Old Fillies
Lady Riders Handicap Class 3 6f £20,000 3 Years Old +
Magners Rose Handicap Class 2 1m2f £25,000 3 Years Old +
DFS Handicap Class 2 7f £20,000 3 Years Old

Gentlemans Day St Leger Races – Festival Day Three

The 3rd day of the 2022 Cazoo St Leger Festival racing starts at 1:25 pm and the last race is 5:30 pm.

The third day of the Cazoo St Leger Festival is affectionately known as ‘Donny’s Day’.

The penultimate day hosts the oldest race currently run under the rules of horse racing and the final leg of the Stayer’s Triple Crown which is the Doncaster Cup.

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

St Leger Day Races – Festival Day Four

The 4th day of the 2022 Cazoo St Leger Festival racing starts at 1:15 pm and the last race is 5:45 pm.

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.

Saturday’s Cazoo St Leger Day is one of the must-attend UK horse racing fixtures of the year.

Here are the full racecards of the 4th-day racing of the Doncaster 2022 St Leger Festival Day 4:

RACE GRADE LENGTH PRIZE MONEY AGES
Portland Handicap Class 2 5½f £60,000 3 Years Old +
Park Stakes Group 2 7f £100,000 3 Years Old +
Champagne Stakes Group 2 7f £75,000 2 Year Old Colts & Geldings
St Leger Stakes Group 1 1m6½f £700,000 3 Year Old Colts & Fillies
Napoleons Nursery Handicap Class 2 1m £20,000 2 Years Old
P J Towey Handicap Class 2 1m £25,000 3 Years Old +
Yates Handicap Class 2 1m4f £20,000 3 Years Old

About the St Leger Festival

The St Leger Festival held at Doncaster Racecourse has 29 races on offer all across this fabulous Festival, including eight at Listed level or above, providing a real late summer highlight for racing fans.

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Summary of The Doncaster St Leger Festival

The Doncaster St Leger Festival features some tricky handicaps and some thrilling flat horse racing events.

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