Fame And Glory heads the list of 13 contenders for Saturday’s Irish Field St Leger following this afternoon’s latest declaration stage.
The Ascot Gold Cup winner has been installed 5/4f despite his recent shock defeat by Fictional Account in the trial race at the Curragh last month. However, he is expected to strip fitter this time and connections are confident of a big run.
Fictional Account, reopposes for Meath based trainer Vincent Ward after being supplemented for the group one contest.
Apache(Aidan O’Brien), Dermot Weld’s Sense Of Purpose and Pat Flynn’s Waydownsouth make up the remainder of the Irish contingent.
Mark Johnston’s Jukebox Jury is the 9-2 second-favourite after his recent Group Two victory in France. Opinion Poll and Duncan look set to meet once more after the former’s narrow victory in the Lonsdale Cup.
Blue Bajan, Red Cadeaux, Meeznah, Times Up and Ted Spread complete the field.
Irish Field St Leger, Paddy Power bet: 5-4 Fame and Glory, 9-2 Jukebox Jury, 5-1 Opinion Poll, 7-1 Duncan, 12-1 Fictional Account, 14-1 Red Cadeaux, Sense of Purpose, 16-1 Blue Bajan, Meeznah, Times Up, 33-1 Apache, Ted Spread, 66-1 Waydownsouth.