The 157th winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 7th September 1932 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Firdaussi, a chestnut colt by Pharos out of Brownhylda, owned by HH Aga Khan III. A field of 19 runners contested the race which was worth £6,500. (Equivalent to £407,600 in 2017)

The Youtube link below, supplied by British Pathe, is a 2 minute 39 second clip of the 1932 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
FIRDAUSSI Freddie Fox Frank Butters HH Aga Khan III 20/1
DASTUR Michael Beary Frank Butters HH Aga Khan III 6/1
SILVERMORE R Dick Walter Nightingall Mrs C Rich 33/1
HESPERUS Charlie Elliott B Jarvis M Marcel Boussac 35/1
CELEBRATOR Tommy Burns Ireland Mr R Coker 25/1
VIOLATOR Gordon Richards Fred Darling Mr J Dewar 6/1
ROYAL DANCER Henri Jelliss Jack Jarvis Mr E Esmond 33/1
TOTAIG Brownie Carslake Duller Mr V Emanuel 40/1
TAJ KASRA J Taulor Frank Butters HH Aga Khan III 40/1
BENEFICIAL S Wragg O Bell Lord Londonderry 40/1
LOANINGDALE Joe Childs Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Dowager Lady Nunburnholme 100/8
GAVELKIND R Perryman T Cannon Mr A de Rothschild 33/1
FOG HORN II Bouillon France Baron E de Rothschild 100/8
GAINSLAW Lowrey F Leader Mr H Simms 25/1
ORWELL R A Jones Lawson Mr Washington Singer 4/1 fav
APRIL THE FIFTH F Lane Mr T Walls Mr T Walls 100/6
LEIGHON C Ray Lawson Mr Washington Singer 100/1
UDAIPUR Harry Wragg Frank Butters HH Aga Khan III 9/1
WILL O'THE WISP Steve Donoghue Fred Darling Lord Woolavington 100/1
The winner won by a neck in 3 minutes 4.4 seconds, with 4 lengths between second and third. Over Round 114%

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