The 60th winner of the St Leger, held on Tuesday 15th September 1835 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Queen of Trumps, a brown filly by Volicipede out of Princess Royal, owned by Hon. Edward Lloyd M Mostyn. A field of 11 runners contested the race, although there were 67 subscriptions of 50 sovereigns each, which was worth 3350 sovereigns. (Equivalent to £398,700 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
QUEEN OF TRUMPS Tommy Lye John Blenkhorn Hon. Edward L M Mostyn 11/8 fav
HORNSEA Billy Scott Mr W Richardson 2/1
SHEET ANCHOR Job Marson Mr Golden 25/1
PRESERVE Nat Flatman Mr Greville 6/1
MUNDIG Patrick Connolly Mr Bowes 20/1
JUPITER J Holmes Mr T Johnson 10/1
THE POTENTATE John Day Mr Powlett 50/1
TURBAN Sam Darling Mr Houldsworth 30/1
TRIM Chapple Mr J H Peel 33/1
ASCOT Jem Robinson Lord Orford 12/1
MAMSEL OTZ T Nicholson Mr Watt 40/1
After the most smooth of starts The Potentate made the early running closely followed by Jupiter and Ascot. This order remained until they reached the Red House when Trim slipped and fell. Queen of Trumps moved up smotthly and took the lead at the end of the white rails, maintaining a length lead at the line, winning in 3 minutes 20 seconds. In an 11 race career Queen of Trumps won 10 of her races, including the Oaks and St Leger. Over Round 125%
Note:The image above is in the public domain being by John Frederick Herring who died over 150 years ago in 1865.

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