The 135th winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 7th September 1910 over the Old St Leger course on Town Moor, was Swynford, a brown colt by John O'Gaunt out of Canterbury Pilgrim, owned by the 17th Earl of Derby. A field of 11 runners contested the race which was worth £4,625. (Equivalent to £504,200 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SWYNFORD Frank Wootton George Lambton 17th Earl of Derby 9/2
BRONZINO Fox Mr J A de Rothschild 20/1
LEMBERG Danny Maher Mr Fairie 4/5 fav
WOLFELAND William Griggs Mr P Balli 33/1
MARAJAX S Wootton Mr H Lytham 40/1
KSITZE PAN Wingfield Prince L Lobomirald 40/1
ROSEDROP Bernard Dillon Sir William Bass 100/7
WINKIPOP Herbert Jones Mr W Astor 10/1
WILLIAM COPE C Trigg Mr J Musker 100/1
KING OF THE WAVELETS A Templeman Mr Aston King 200/1
NANKEEN McDermott Mr J A de Rothschild 200/1
The winner got home by a head in 3 minutes 4 seconds, with a length and a half between second and third. In a career spanning 12 races Swynford was successful in 8 of them. Over Round 104%

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