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 Legen’da Au’rea,Leger-de-Main. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Leger.
 
St. Leger Stakes (Doncaster): so called from Colonel Anthony St. Leger, who founded them in 1776. The colonel was governor of St. Lucia, and cousin of the Hon. Elizabeth St. Leger (the lady Freemason).   1
   The St. Leger Stakes are for both colts and mares. Those which have run in the Derby or Oaks are eligible.   2
 


 Legen’da Au’rea,Leger-de-Main. 

 
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