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Jelliss, Henri Albert (1892 - 1971)

Booklaw, with jockey, probably Henri Jelliss
Booklaw, with jockey, probably Henri Jelliss
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Trainer (T),  Jockey (J)

Associated Places:  Phantom House, Newmarket,Beverley House, Newmarket

Description:

Henri Jellis was born in Belgium where his father was Champion Jockey on thirteen occasions. As a rider himself, Henri Jellis was apprenticed to Thomas Jennings Jnr in Newmarket. After WW1 he rode for the 2nd Viscount Waldorf Astor, winning two Classics for him. He won a third with Quashed for Lord Stanley.

He commenced training at Beverley House, Newmarket in 1937, with patrons which included Sir William Cooke and Hon Dorothy Paget - who tried his patience to the limit.

Important successes:

2000 Guineas
Happy Knight   1946   (T)
Oaks
Pennycomequick   1929   (J)
Quashed   1935   (J)
St Leger
Book Law   1927   (J)
Other major race(s)
(featuring horses in this database)
Coronation Stakes  Book Law   1927   (J)
Ayr Gold Cup  Figaro   1934   (J)
 

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