The 236th winner of the St Leger, held on Saturday 15th September 2012 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Encke, a brown colt by Kingmambo out of Shawand, owned by Godolphin. A field of 9 runners contested the race which was worth £311,905. (Equivalent to £349,400 in 2017)

The Youtube link below, supplied by At The Races, is a 4 minute 04 second clip of the 2012 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ENCKE Mickael Barzalona Mahmood Al Zarooni Godolphin 25/1
CAMELOT Joseph O'Brien Aidan O'Brien Mrs Sue Magnier, Tabor, Smith 2/5 fav
MICHELANGELO Frankie Dettori John Gosden Bjorn Nielsen 10/1
URSA MAJOR Johnny Murtagh Thomas Carmody Andrew Tinkler 10/1
MAIN SEQUENCE Ted Durcan David Lanigan Flaxman Holdings Ltd 10/1
THOUGHT WORTHY William Buick John Gosden B F Cavanough, G J Judd et al 10/1
GUARANTEE Phillip Makin William Haggas Highclere Thoroughbred 12/1
THOMAS CHIPPENDALE Tom Queally Sir Henry Cecil Sir Robert Ogden 14/1
DARTFORD Robert Havlin John Gosden Bjorn Nielsen 100/1
The winner won by 3/4 of a length in 3 minutes 3.81 seconds, with 3 lengths back to the third. In a career of 9 races, Encke won 3 and was second three times. Over Round 127%

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