TRAINER OF TWO DERBY WINNERS AND 17 GROUP 1s
Roger Charlton

Roger has been based at Beckhampton since 1978, where he was assistant to Jeremy Tree for 12 years. During those years Rainbow Quest, Danehill, Sharpo and Known Fact were in the yard.

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In his first year in charge in 1990 he won the French and English Derby with Sanglamore and Quest for Fame. Since then Tamarisk, Patavellian, Tante Rose, Avonbridge, Cityscape, Thistle Bird, Al Kazeem, Quest for More and Decorated Knight have kept him at the top of the game.

Not only has he specialised in multiple stakes winning horses, horses under his care have also landed the prestigious The Old Newton Cup, The Zetland Gold Cup, The Magnet Cup, The Britannia, 2 King George V Handicap, The Duke of Edinburgh, 2 Cambridgeshires, 2 Bunbury Cups, 3 Totesport Miles, and 3 Stewards Cups.

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Decorated Knight winning the Group 1 Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh
BECKHAMPTON NEWS

Aspetar steps up in grade.

May 25, 2018

On his first start at Windsor, Aspetar won in taking style. They went very slowly that day, and despite being towards the rear of the field he loomed up and strode away in good fashion. He is a very good-looking horse who has a very good mind, like Al …

Projection and Makzeem to the Leisure Stakes, Savaanah heads north

May 21, 2018

Projection made a pleasing comeback in the Abernant when he ran 3rd to Brando and Sir Dancealot, who have both franked the form in the Duke of York. He seems in great form, will appreciate the fast ground and should get the pace that he likes as there …

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