The 186th winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 12th September 1962 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Hethersett, a bay colt by Hugh Lupus out of Bride Elect, owned by Mr Lionel Holliday. A field of 15 runners contested the race which was worth £32,000. (Equivalent to £656,000 in 2017)

The Youtube link below is a 36 second clip of the 1962 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HETHERSETT Harry Carr Major Dick Hern Mr Lionel Holliday 100/8
MONTERRICO Scobie Breasley Harry Wragg Mr H E Bousher 8/1
MIRALGO Bill Williamson Harry Wragg Mr G A Oldham 9/1
MARCH WIND L Wood P J Prendergast Mrs A B Biddle
PINDARIC Bobby Elliott Masson Mr A B Askew
MYSTERY P Canty Paddy Prendergast Mrs A B Biddle
SILVER CLOUD Ron Hutchinson Jack Jarvis Mr T F Blackwell
IDLE HOUR Doug Smith J F Watts Lord Derby
LARKSPUR Neil Sellwood Ireland Mr Raymond Guest
SPARTAN GENERAL Geordie Ramshaw Ron Smyth Mr Freddie Laker
SEBRING T P Glennon Ireland Mr T B Martin
PAVOT G Bougoure Ireland Mr F More O'Ferrall
JOLLY PRINCE C Vrock France Mme G Pereire
ANTELAMI E Camlet Italy Marchesse Incian delia Rocchetta
L'AGE D'OR G Frouville France Mr M G Wildenstein
The winner won by 4 lengths in 3 minutes 10.8 seconds, with a length back to the third. In a career comprised of 11 races Hethersett won 4 and was second 3 times. Over Round N/A

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