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Anthony, John Randolph (1890 - 1954)

Trainer (T),  Jockey (J)

Also Known As:  Jack Anthony


Jack Anthony, as he was always known, rode his first winner in 1906 and won the Grand National three times whilst still and amateur, on Glenside (1911), Ally Sloper (1915) and Troytown8] (1920). He turned professional in 1921. Twice Champion Jockey, Jack Anthony retired from the saddle in 1928 and took out a licence to train. He sent out Easter Hero, the dual Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, and Brown Tony (Champion Hurdle).

Jack Anthony was the youngest of three brothers; Ivor Anthony won the National on Royal Mail in 1937 amongst many other successes, and Owen Anthony trained Music Hall to win in 1922.

Important successes:

Cheltenham Gold Cup
Easter Hero   1929   (T)
Easter Hero   1930   (T)
Grand National
Glenside   1911   (J)
Ally Sloper   1915   (J)
Troytown   1920   (J)

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