The 149th winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 10th September 1924 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Salmon-Trout, a brown colt by The Tetrarch out of Salamandra, owned by HH Aga Khan III. A field of 17 runners contested the race which was worth £6,500. (Equivalent to £360,800 in 2017)


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SALMON-TROUT Brownie Carslake Dick Dawson HH Aga Khan III 6/1
SANTORB G Hulme J Rhodee Mr A Walker 40/1
POLYPHONTES McLachlan De Mestre Mr Solly Joel 100/30
ARCADE Joe Childs J Watson Mr A de Rothschild 33/1
BUCKS YEOMAN Michael Beary R Day Sir Abe Bailey 100/1
CAPE HORN Vic Smyth C Marsh Lord Glanely 100/6
EAGLESTONE J Leach O Bell Sir H Cunliffe-Owen 66/1
GREAT BARRIER Charlie Elliott Jack Jarvis Sir G Burroughs 50/1
IRISMOND Steve Donoghue France M Marcel Boussac 10/1
OBLITERATE Tommy Burns R Colling Sir R W Jardine 25/1
SANSOVINO Tommy Weston George Lambton Lord Derby 7/1
SPALPEEN F O'Neill D Waugh Sir E Hulton 25/1
TRANSVAAL II Ferre France M Leon Mantacheff 20/1
WATFORD A Smyth Wilmot Captain Thistlethwayte 33/1
WINALOT Henri Jelliss W Jarvis Mr J Shepherd 20/1
ZODIAC G Archibald Peter Gilpin Major Giles Loder 100/1
HURRYBELLE Fred Winter H Leader Mr A J Ash 100/1
The winner won by 2 lengths in 3 minutes 13.2 seconds, with half a length back to the third. Over Round 103%

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