The 227th winner of the St Leger, held on Saturday 13th September 2003 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Brian Boru, a bay colt by Sadler's Wells out of Eva Luna, owned by Mrs Sue Magnier. A field of 12 runners contested the race which was worth £240,000. (Equivalent to £357,600 in 2017)

The Youtube link below is a 3 minutes 50 second clip of the 2003 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BRIAN BORU Jamie Spencer Aidan O'Brien Mrs Sue Magnier 5/4 fav
HIGH ACCOLADE Martin Dwyer Marcus Tregoning Lady Tennant 8/1
PHOENIX REACH Darryll Holland Andrew Balding Winterbeck Manor Stud 8/1
MAHARIB Richard Hills Dermot Weld Hamdan Al Maktoum 9/1
MOMENTS OF JOY Seb Sanders Rae Guest Matthews Breeding & Racing 7/1
SANTANDO Philip Robinson Clive Brittain R N Khan 200/1
LET ME TRY AGAIN Frankie Dettori Terry Mills T G Mills 20/1
GOLD MEDALLIST Dane O'Neil David Elsworth Mrs Diana Whateley 66/1
WAVERTREE BOY T Quinn David Elsworth Wavertree Racing Club 66/1
WESTMORELAND ROAD Pat Eddery Amanda Perrett Miss Belinda Bauer 13/2
SUMMITVILLE Micky Fenton James Given Mountain High Partnership 16/1
TITWELL Brett Doyle Clive Brittain B H Voak 200/1
The winner won by a length and a quarter in 3 minutes 4.64 seconds, with a length and a half between second and third. In a career spanning 18 races, Brian Boru won 4 and was second on a further 4 occasions. Over Round 118%

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