The 239th winner of the St Leger, held on Saturday 12th September 2015 over 1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards of Town Moor, was Simple Verse, a bay filly by Duke of Marmalade out of Guantanamera, owned by Qatar Racing, Al Thani and Al Kubaisi. A field of 7 runners contested the race which was worth £393,737. (Equivalent to £405,500 in 2017)

The Youtube link below, supplied by At The Races, is a 3 minute 21 second clip of the 2015 race


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SIMPLE VERSE Andrea Atzeni Ralph Beckett Qatar Racing Ltd, Al Thani, Al Kubaisi 8/1
BONDI BEACH Colm O'Donoghue Aidan O'Brien Mrs Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith 2/1 jf
FIELDS OF ATHENRY Silvestre de Sousa Aidan O'Brien Majken & Flemming Velin 100/30
STORM THE STARS Pat Cosgrave William Haggas Sheikh Juma Dalmook Al Maktoum 2/1 jf
VENGEUR MASQUE Umberto Rispoli M Delzangles R & C Leigh Racing et al 16/1
MEDRANO Fergal Lynch David Brown Peter Onslow 25/1
PROPOSED Pat Dobbs Richard Hannon Mrs J Wood 66/1
The winner won by a head in controversial circumstances in 3 minutes 7.12 seconds, with a length and 3/4 back to the third. The stewards disqualified Simple Verse, awarding the Classic to Bondi Beach, but on appeal Simple Verse was reinstated. Over Round 113%

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