St Leger Festival

September HIT Sale Given Green Light

Next Tuesday's Goffs UK September HIT Sale will be permitted to proceed despite recent changes to the government's COVID policies. Doncaster Racecourse's St Leger Meeting had been set to welcome a limited number of fans through the weekend as part of a pilot project to welcome spectators back to sporting events, but the project was cut short after just one day on Wednesday by the Doncaster Council after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement of new protocols. Goffs UK said on Thursday that the sale will follow an enhanced set of...

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Doncaster Welcomes Back Logician

While Thursday's action at Doncaster boasts the G2 bet365 Park Hill Fillies' S. and G2 bet365 May Hill S., last year's G1 St Leger hero Logician (GB) (Frankel {GB}) returns to the scene of his greatest success to steal the show after his long absence. Facing just one rival after a credible threat in Zaaki (GB) (Leroidesanimaux {Brz}) was scratched due to a bruised foot, Khalid Abdullah's unbeaten grey has a distinct edge over Mythical Magic (Ire) (Iffraaj {GB}) in the 10-furlong Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Conditions S. Teddy...

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Pertemps to Sponsor 2020 St Leger

Pertemps Network Group is the new sponsor of the 2020 G1 St leger S. at Doncaster on Sept. 12, which will now be run with a purse of £350,000, the Arena Racing Company announced on Monday. Besides the final Classic of the UK racing calendar, the recruitment firm will sponsor the entire St Leger Festival for the term of one year, with the option of continuing in 2021. It was the sponsor of the race from 1995-1998. The four-day St Leger Festival begins on Sept. 9 and lasts through Sept....

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