Horse Racing

The 2021 St Leger Betting Preview, Free Bets, Betting Odds & Tips


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First run in 1776, the St Leger is one of the oldest horse races in the world and this weekend will see the 2021 running of the final Classic of the UK flat season.

Ten runners will line up at Doncaster on Saturday afternoon with the betting headed by the Irish Derby winner Hurricane Lane who is trained by Charlie Appleby.

For horse racing fans, it’s a race not to be missed, and below you’ll find the latest St Leger betting odds, tips, and the best online bookmakers offering those all-important St Leger free bets.

2020 St Leger Recap

Galileo Chrome won the 2020 St Leger for Ireland, landing a jockey-trainer double for Joseph O’Brien who rode Leading Light to success in the race in 2013.

Sent off at 4/1, Galileo Chrome gave jockey Tom Marquand a first Classic win, with Marquand only securing the ride the day before the big race after fellow jockey Shane Crosse tested positive for Covid-19.

How To Get Free Bets For The 2021 St Leger

With the 2021 St Leger fast approaching, bookmakers are offering some fantastic horse racing betting offers currently – from free bets to enhanced offers.

bet365 are offering up to £100 in bet credits, while 888sport are offering £30 in Free Bets when you place a £10 bet – both perfect for using on the 2021 St Leger.

Make sure to also check out our 18/1 tip and race preview for the 2021 St Leger from our horse racing experts so you’re ready for Saturday’s big race.

For all our current favourite bookmaker free bets and promotions, check out our Betting Offers where you’ll discover all the top offers from the leading UK bookmakers.

When & Where Is The 2021 St Leger?

The St Leger is the final Classic of the flat season and is run annually at Doncaster racecourse over a trip of 1 mile and 6 furlongs – this year’s race is on Saturday, 11 September.

It is one of the oldest races in the world and it is open to three-year-old horses only, with geldings excluded.

Recent St Leger Winners

The St Leger is one of the five UK horse racing Classics and is one of the highlights of the flat racing calendar with several high-class winners through the years.

It is the feature race of the four-day St Leger Festival which attracts large audiences both at the racecourse and on TV.

Below we’ve listed the last 10 winners of the St Leger:

YearWinner
2020Galileo Chrome
2019Logician
2018Kew Gardens
2017Capri
2016Harbour Law
2015Simple Verse
2014Kingston Hill
2013Leading Light
2012Encke
2011Masked Marvel