The 154th winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 11th September 1928 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Trigo, a bay colt by Blandford out of Athasi, owned by Mr William Barnett. A field of 14 runners contested the race which was worth £6,500. (Equivalent to £375,700 in 2017)

The Youtube link below is a 1 minutes 34 second clip of the 1929 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
TRIGO Michael Beary Dick Dawson Mr William Barnett 5/1
BOSWORTH Tommy Weston Frank Butters Lord Derby 9/1
HORUS Charlie Elliott Jack Jarvis Sir L Philipps 25/1
BRIENZ R Jones Lawson Mr S Tattersall 100/8
CUTTLEFISH P Beasley Bruce Captain Arnold Wills 66/1
DEFOE Freddie Fox Fred Darling Lord Woolavington 33/1
EN GARDE Gordon Richards Watts Mr Washington Singer 66/1
HASTE AWAY Joe Childs Jack Jarvis Mr C W Gordon 20/1
HOTWEED Garner France M E Esmond 11/2
MR JINKS H Beasley Atty Persse Major McCalmont 10/1
POSTERITY J Taylor Sneyd Mrs C Glorney 20/1
TOM PEARTREE B Dines Tommy Leader Mr H Morriss 20/1
TOTALISATOR Dick Perryman Fred Darling Lord Dewar 66/1
PENNYCOMEQUICK Henri Jelliss Lawson Lord Astor 3/1 fav
The winner won by a short head in 3 minutes 3.4 seconds, with just 3/4 length between second and third. Over Round 107%

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