The 94th running of the Irish St Leger was held on Saturday 13th September 2008 over 1 mile 6 furlongs of The Curragh. The winner was owned by Derrick Smith, bred by Barronstown Stud and Orpendale, trained by Aidan O'Brien, and ridden by Seamie Heffernan. The winner won by 13 lengths in 3 minutes 11.9 seconds, with a short head between second and third.

IRISH ST LEGER 2008

SEPTIMUS (Bay horse by Sadler's Wells out of Caladira) SR 1991

The winning owner won €171,600 (The equivalent of £201,800 in 2018 terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Age/Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 SEPTIMUS 5 9st 11lbs Seamie Heffernan Derrick Smith Aidan O'Brien
2 NEW ZEALAND 3 9st 0lbs Pat Smullen Derrick Smith Aidan O'Brien
3 RED MOLONEY 4 9st 11lbs Chris Hayes Norman Ormiston Kevin Prendergast
4 MORES WELLS 4 9st 11lbs Declan McDonogh Iona Equine Syndicate Kevin Prendergast
5 HASANKA 4 9st 8lbs Mick Kinane HH Aga Khan John Oxx
6 ARCH REBEL 7 9st 11lbs Fran Berry Pat Garvey Noel Meade
7 MIKHAIL FOKINE 3 9st 0lbs Sean Levey Mrs John Magnier Aidan O'Brien
8 YELLOWSTONE 4 9st 11lbs John Egan Mrs Fitri Hay Jane Chapple-Hyam
9 SAVANNAH 5 9st 11lbs Francisco Da Silva Brian Comer Luke Comer
  Betting        
1/3 fav Septimus        
6/1 Hasanka        
7/1 Mores Wells        
12/1 Yellowstone        
25/1 Red Moloney        
40/1 New Zealand        
40/1 Arch Rebel        
100/1 Mikhail Fokine        
200/1 Savannah        
  Over Round 120%        
FORMLINE:- In a career spanning 13 races, Septimus won 8 and was second once, including winning the Dante Stakes, the Lonsdale Cup, the Doncaster Cup and The Curragh Cup

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