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Bradford, Walter (1875 - 1942)

Walter Bradford
Walter Bradford
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Associated Places:  Phantom House, Newmarket


Walter Bradford was born in Newmarket and was apprenticed to Tom Jennings Jnr at Phantom House. In a relatively short career as a jockey (he became too heavy to continue in 1899) he won four fillies' Classics, got a third place in the Derby, and his handicap wins included the Lincolnshire, City and Suburban, Cambridgeshire and Cesarewitch.

Walter Bradford was keenly interested in all turf matters up to the time of his death in his Newmarket home in Wood Ditton in 1942. His other hobbies were gardening and motoring.

Important successes:

1000 Guineas
Amiable   1894   (J)
Amiable   1894   (J)
Limasol   1897   (J)
Airs and Graces   1898   (J)
Other major race(s)
(featuring horses in this database)
Hardwicke Stakes  Bay Ronald   1897   (J)
Walter Bradford on Bay Ronald
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