The 213th winner of the St Leger, held on Saturday 23rd September 1989 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 127 yards of Ayr because Doncaster was unavailable, was Michelozzo, a bay colt by Northern Baby out of Tres Agreable, owned by Charles St George. A field of 8 runners contested the race which was worth £170,774. (Equivalent to £420,100 in 2017)

The Youtube link below is a 4 minute 31 second clip of the 1989 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MICHELOZZO Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil Charles St George 6/4 fav
SAPIENCE Kieren Fallon Jimmy Fitzgerald Marquessa De Moratalla 15/1
ROSEATE TERN Willie Carson Major W R Hern Lord Carnarvon 5/2
TERIMON Mark Birch Clive Brittain Dowager Lady Beaverbrook 7/2
BLAZING TOUCH Michael Hills Charlie Brooks Trevor Painting 100/1
N C OWEN Frankie Dettori Luca Cumani Mrs Angie Silver 12/1
ALPHABEL Alan Cruz Alec Stewart Hamdan Al Maktoum 14/1
SKISURF John Lowe Clive Brittain Dowager Lady Beaverbrook 250/1
The winner won by an impressive 8 lengths in 3 minutes 20.72 seconds, with half a length separating second and third. In a 17 race career, Michelozzo won just 4 races and was second twice. Over Round 112%

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