Definition of St Leger in English:

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St Leger

Pronunciation: /ˈlɛdʒə/
An annual flat horse race at Doncaster for three-year-olds, held in September.
Example sentences
  • Cumani reckons that his star three-year-old could be good enough to contest the St Leger at Doncaster in September.
  • We can expect more spectator events with the world famous St Leger race meeting coming to the city in September.
  • And a tilt at the St Leger at Doncaster on September 13 could be on the cards for High Accolade after this two-length defeat of the previously unbeaten Delsarte.


Named after Colonel Anthony St Leger (1731–86), who instituted the race in 1776.

Words that rhyme with St Leger

dredger, edger, hedger, ledger, pledger

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