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

A preview on tonight’s runners at Kempton Park Racecourse

March 23, 2019

She’s Apples and So Hi Cardi both go to Kempton for the 32 Red On The App Store Fillies Novice Stakes. With the race splitting they are in separate divisions and avoid running in each others company. She’s Apples has finished 5th on both of her 2 start …

Beckhampton’s Ahead On The Flat Interview.

March 5, 2019

OLDER HORSES    ASPETAR (FR) 4 b g Al Kazeem – Bella Qatara (IRE) Gelded during the winter, he is suited by soft ground and a mile and a half plus . A winner of his first two races, including the Listed Cocked Hat Stakes at Goodwood, I thought he ran w …

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