The 193rd winner of the St Leger, held on Wednesday 10th September 1969 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Intermezzo, a bay colt by Hornbeam out of Plaza, owned by Mr Gerry Oldham. A field of 11 runners contested the race which was worth £37,705. (Equivalent to £599,500 in 2017)

The Youtube link below, supplied by British Pathe, is a 1 minute 09 second clip of the 1969 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
INTERMEZZO Ron Hutchinson Harry Wragg Mr Gerry A Oldham 7/1
RIBOFILIO Lester Piggott R Houghton Mr Charles Engelhard 11/10 fav
PRINCE CONSORT A Barclay Noel Murless Mr H J Joel 20/1
BLAKENEY Ernie Johnson Arthur Budgett Mr A M Budgett
SHOEMAKER Duncan Keith Peter Walwyn Mr P G Goulandris
REINDEER L Ward M Vincent O'Brien Mr Raymond R Guest
TANTIVY Johnny Seagrave Elsey Mr N Hetherton
PRECIPICE WOOD David Yates Mrs Lomax Mr R J McAlpine
SANTAMOSS W Williamson S McGrath Mr S McGrath
TOTALGO Graham Sexton Harry Wragg Mr G A Oldham
DUTCH BELLS Tony Murray L Dale Mr G J van der Ploeg
The winner won by a length and a half in 3 minutes 11.8 seconds, with 2 lengths back to the third. In an 11 race career Intermezzo won 3 and was second on 3 occasions. Over Round N/A

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