This year’s Doncaster St Leger Festival runs from Wednesday 7th September to Saturday 10th September. The racing timetable is below:


Wednesday 7th September – Leger Legends Day

Time Race Conditions Distance Prize Money
2.00pm Irish Stallion Farms EBF Conditions Race 2yo 6f £18,000
2.30pm Owlerton Greyhound Stadium-Sheffield’s Top Night Nursery 2yo 7f £18,000

3.00pm VIP Premium Vaping & E-Liquids Scarbrough Stakes (Listed Race) 2yo+ 5f £40,000
3.35pm Clipper Logistics Leger Legends Classified Stakes 3yo+, 0-70 
1m £10,000
4.10pm Howcroft Industrial Supplies Handicap 3yo, 86-100 7f £20,000
4.45pm Story-Contracting Plant, Construction & Rail Conditions Race 3-5yo 1m 2f 60y £20,000
5.15pm Handicap 3yo+, 71-85 5f £12,000



Thursday 8th September – DFS Ladies Day

Time Race Conditions Distance Prize Money
1.55pm British Stallion Studs Carrie Red EBF Fillies’ Nursery 2yo fillies 6f 110y £40,000
2.30pm Clugston Construction May Hill Stakes (Group 2) 2yo fillies 1m £70,000
3.05pm DFS Park Hill Stakes (Group 2) 3yo+ fillies 1m 6f 132y £90,000

3.40pm Weatherbys Hamilton Insurance £300,000 2-Y-O Stakes 2yo 6f 110y £300,000
4.15pm Handicap 3yo+, 91-105 1m 2f 60y £25,000

4.50pm DFS British Stallion Studs EBF Maiden 2yo 1m £15,000
5.25pm President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) 4yo 1m 2f £80,000
6.00pm Ladbrokes Handicap 3yo+, 76-90 6f £18,000


Friday 9th September – Doncaster Cup Gentlemen’s Day


Time Race Conditions Distance Prize Money
1.55pm Japan Racing Association Sceptre Stakes (Group 3) 3yo+ fillies 7f £60,000
2.30pm Pepsi Max Flying Childers Stakes (Group 2) 2yo 5f £70,000
3.05pm Ladbrokes Mallard Handicap 3yo+, 92-110 
1m 6f 132y £40,000
3.40pm The 250th Doncaster Cup (Group 2) 3yo+ 2m 2f £100,000
4.15pm WeatherbysStallionBookFlyingScotsmanStakes(Listed) 2yo 7f £30,000
4.50pm StillInTheRunning-FMOutsourceClassifiedStakes 3yo+, 0-85 1m 2f 60y £15,000
5.25pm CoopersMarqueesHandicap 3yo+, 91-105 6f 110y £20,000


Saturday 10th September 10 – Ladbrokes St Leger Day


Time Race Conditions Distance Prize Money
2.00pm At The Races Champagne Stakes (Group 2) 2yo colts & geldings 7f £75,000
2.35pm Ladbrokes Portland Handicap 3yo+ 5f 140y £60,000
3.10pm Saint Gobain Weber Park Stakes (Group 2) 3yo+ 
7f £100,000
3.45pm Ladbrokes St Leger (Group 1) 3yo, entire colts & fillies 
1m 6f 132y £700,000
4.20pm Champagne Pommery Nursery Handicap 2yo 1m £18,000
4.50pm Napoleons Casinos & Restaurants Handicap 3yo+, 96-110 1m £25,000
5.25pm EBF Breeders’ Series Fillies’ Handicap 3yo+, 86-100 1m 4f £30,000
6.00pm Harriet De-Vere Powell Handicap 3yo+, 96-110 1m 4f £25,000


PRIZE MONEY OF £2,064,000

(2015 – £1,981,000 – excluding Arabian race)


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