DONCASTER ST LEGER 1795

The 20th winner of the St Leger, held on Tuesday 22nd September 1795 over the 2 miles of Town Moor, was Hambletonian, a bay colt by King Fergus out of Grey Highflyer, owned by Sir Charles Turner. A field of 5 runners contested the race, although there were 12 subscriptions of 25 guineas each, which was worth 300 Guineas. (Equivalent to £38,800 in 2017)

HAMBLETONIAN SR 2232

Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HAMBLETONIAN Dixon Boyes John Hutchinson Sir Charles Turner 4/6 fav
BROTHER TO OVERTON     Mr Clifton
WHY NOT (later Maximus)     Mr Peirse
ARIADNE     Lord Grosvenor
DUCHESS     Mr Wilson
The winner proved to be one of the best horses of the 18th or 19th Centuries winning 18 of his 19 races, including the St Leger and Doncaster Gold Cups in 1795 and 1796. Over Round N/A
Note the image below, taken from a widely produced card, is in the public domain because it was by George Stubbs who died in 1806.

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