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Elliott, Edward Charles (1904 - 1979)

Trainer (T),  Jockey (J)

Also Known As:  Charlie Elliott

Associated Places:  Machell Place, Newmarket,France


Charlie Elliott shared the Champion Jockey's title with Stephen Donoghue in 1923 when he was still apprenticed to John L Jarvis. Much of his career was spent riding in France for the powerful Boussac stable, but he also won fourteen Classics in this country, where he also rode for Marcel Boussac. After the War he rode for George Colling's stable, and during the latter's illness prepared Nimbus for the 2000 Guineas and Derby.

When he finally gave up riding in 1953, Elliott went to France to train for M Boussac, returning to England in 1958 to train for a few seasons at Machell House, Newmarket until 1963.

Charlie Elliott was brim full of self-confidence in his personal life as well as in the saddle, at a time considered the golden age of jockeyship.

Important successes:

2000 Guineas
Ellangowan   1923   (J)
Flamingo   1928   (J)
Djebel   1940   (J)
Lambert Simnel   1941   (J)
Nimbus   1949   (J)
1000 Guineas
Plack   1924   (J)
Four Course   1931   (J)
Kandy   1932   (J)
Picture Play   1944   (J)
Call Boy   1927   (J)
Bois Roussel   1938   (J)
Nimbus   1949   (J)
Brulette   1931   (J)
Why Hurry   1943   (J)
Other major race(s)
(featuring horses in this database)
Eclipse Stakes, Sandown  Golden Myth   1922   (J)
Ascot Gold Cup  Golden Myth   1922   (J)
Kings Stand Stakes  Gold Bridge   1934   (J)
Nunthorpe Stakes, York  Gold Bridge   1934   (J)

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