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.

Roger Charlton

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.

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

Five runners head out between Ascot, Chelmsford & Lingfield

June 17, 2021

Cochise is our first runner of the day and runs in the ‘ Now Never Beaten By SP Handicap’ at Chelmsford for owner Mr Philip Newton. He was a winner at three years in 2019 and was absent from the racecourse for 2020. He made his reappearance i …

Sleeping Lion heads to the Royal Meeting and Keeper heads to Brighton

June 15, 2021

Sleeping Lion is our first runner of the day and runs at Royal Ascot in the ‘Copper Horse Stakes (Handicap) (Class 2) for owners Merry Fox Stud Ltd. He is our first runner of the week at the royal meeting and heads into it in good order. The six-year-o …