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Elsworth, David Raymond Cecil

Egerton House Stables, Cambridge Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0TH, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1638 665511

Fax: +44 (0)1638 665310

Mobile: +44 (0)7771 804828

No of Horses in Training:

Flat: 50

Best Horses Trained:

In the Groove, Indian Ridge, Seattle Rhyme, Dead Certain, Naheez, Laguna Beach, Persian Punch, Desert Orchid, Oh So Risky, Barnbrook Again, Combs Ditch, Floyd, Heighlin, Lear Spear

Major Races Won:

'Irish 1000 Guineas, Champion S, Coronation Cup, Juddmonte Int, Cheveley Park S; Gr 2: King's Stand S, Prince of Wales's S, Jersey S (twice), Queen Mary S (twice), Norfolk S, Trust House Forte Mile, Horris Hill, Duke of York S (twice), Goodwood Cup, Royal Hunt Cup (twice), Wokingham S, Ayr Gold Cup, The Cambridgeshire, Bovis S (3 times), Goodwood S; Cheltenham Gold Cup, Grand National, Hennessy Gold Cup, Whitbread Gold Cup, King George VI Chase (4 times), Irish Grand National, Ladbroke Hurdle, Sun Alliance Chase, Tote Gold Trophy, County Hurdle (twice), Greenall Whitley Chase, Triumph Hurdle (twice), H T Goddess Walker Chase, Racing Post Trophy Gr 1, Prix Gladiateur Gr 3, Prix de Petit Couvert Gr 3, Duke of York S Gr 3, Sagaro S, Lincoln H'cap, Ritz Club Trophy, Fighting Fifth (twice), Doncaster Cup Grp 2, Tote Edor H'Cap


£400+ per week (including blacksmith, gallops, routine vet bills, ex VAT)

Data of First License:

1978-79 season. Served with the late A S Kilpatrick 1955-58. Assistant trainer to Lt-Col G R A Vallance

Favourite Racecourse:

Salisbury, Ascot, Cheltenham, Wincanton

Assistant trainers:

Mr P Holley

Riding Career:

Professional NH jockey 1957-72


Shooting & golf

Date of Birth:



20th December 1969 to Jane - 3 children, Simon, Iain & Jessica

Other Details:

Sponsored by Gain UK. Trained 1,000th winner @ Salisbury, 16th August 2000

Type of Trainer:

Flat,  Jump,  Professional Trainer