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Leading Light Wins UK Gr1 St Leger Stakes

Monday, 16th September 2013

At Doncaster in the UK, deceased dual-Derby winning stallion & former shuttler Montjeu (Sadler's Wells-Floripedes, by Top Ville) added a Gr1 triumph when 3YO colt Leading Light (Montjeu-Dance Parade, by Gone West) scored by 1.25-lengths for trainer Aidan O'Brien in the £600,000 Gr1 St Leger Stakes (14.5 furlongs) for 3YOs, over 3YO filly Talent (New Approach-Prowess, by Peintre Celebre) & 3YO colt Galileo Rock (Galileo-Grecian Bride, by Groom Dancer). This was Leading Light's first Gr1 victory and took his record to 5 wins (including the Gr3 Gallinule Stakes & last-start Gr3 Queen's Vase) from 6 starts for £433,111 earnings.

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