The 84th running of the Irish St Leger was held on Saturday 19th September 1998 over 1 mile 6 furlongs of The Curragh. The winner was owned by Godolphin, bred by Meon Valley Stud, trained by Saeed bin Suroor, and ridden by John Reid. The winner won by 2 lengths in 3 minutes 5.70 seconds, with 5 1/2 lengths between second and third.

IRISH ST LEGER 1998

KAYF TARA (Bay horse by Sadler's Wells out of Colorspin) SR 2021

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Pos. Horse Age/Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 KAYF TARA 4 9st 8lbs John Reid Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor
2 SILVER PATRIARCH 4 9st 8lbs Pat Eddery Peter S Winfield John Dunlop
3 DELILAH 4 9st 5lbs T Sprake Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Ltd Sir Michael Stoute
4 ENZELI 3 8st 12lbs N McCullagh HH Aga Khan John Oxx
5 STAR BEGONIA 3 8st 9lbs Seamie Heffernan Michael Tabor Aidan O'Brien
6 DRAGON TRIUMPH 3 8st 12lbs Robbie Fitzpatrick Timothy Beardson J T Gorman
7 QUWS 4 9st 8lbs Steve Craine Hamdan Al Maktoum Kevin Prendergast
  Betting        
6/4 fav Silver Patriarch        
4/1 Delilah        
4/1 Kayf Tara        
6/1 Quws        
8/1 Star Begonia        
20/1 Dragon Triumph        
20/1 Enzeli        
  Over Round 115%        
FORMLINE:- In a career spanning 15 races, Kayf Tara won 10 and was second once, including victories in the Ascot Gold Cup twice, the Irish St Leger twice, the Goodwood Cup and Yorkshire Cup

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