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Morton, Charles (1855 - 1936)

Trainer (T)

Associated Places:  Letcombe Basset, nr Wantage, Berks

Description:

Charles Morton was apprenticed to Thomas Parr, the trainer of a wonderful horse called Fisherman, who won 70 races including 2 Ascot Gold Cups. Charles Morton carried on the old fashioned methods of his master when becoming a trainer himself, and personally supervised the smallest details in his yard. He was private trainer to Jack Joel for 25 years, being the Champion in 1908, and winning 12 Classics.

Important successes:

2000 Guineas
Sunstar   1911   (T)
1000 Guineas
Jest   1913   (T)
Princess Dorrie   1914   (T)
Derby
Sunstar   1911   (T)
Humorist   1921   (T)
Oaks
Our Lassie   1903   (T)
Glass Doll   1907   (T)
Jest   1913   (T)
Princess Dorrie   1914   (T)
St Leger
Your Majesty   1908   (T)
Black Jester   1914   (T)
Tranquil   1923   (T)
Other major race(s)
(featuring horses in this database)
Coronation Cup, Epsom  Dean Swift   1909   (T)
 

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