Jockey: Pat Beasley

Of the forty victories gained by Pat Beasley in 1935, probably the most spectacular were those on Mr P. Dunne’s splendid sprinter, Bellacose, on whom he scored five times. The tallest of the four Irish jockey brothers (see also No 19 of this series), Pat has for many seasons ridden the horses trained by R.

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Jockey: Joseph Taylor

The Thirsk November Meeting, 1935, was a very successful one for J. A. Taylor, who rode four winners, including the Thirby Plate, on Mr W. H. Thorpe’s London Pride. Eldest of three jockey brother. Jo was born at Leeds in 1895. He was apprenticed to John Dawson’s stable at Newmarket, and rode his first winner

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Jockey: Jack Sirett

The Newbury Autumn Cup and Cesarewitch Stakes of 1934 were won by Jack Sirett on Mr Marshall Field’s Enfield. A product of Stanley Wootton’s stable. Sirett quickly revealed himself as a stylish jockey, and one of his earliest successes was on Greek Bachelor in the 1925 City and Suburban Handicap. A year later he won

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Jockey: Henri Jelliss

In 1935 Henri Jellis brought off a surprise in the Oaks on Lord Stanley’s Quashed. Having previously been successful in the same Classic in 1929 on Lord Astor’s Pennycomequick. 1935 was also the year of his remarkable successes on the consistent Shalfleet, the combination winning five important sprints out of nice attempts and being second

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Jockey: Gordon Richards

Gordon Richards, on whose services Fred Darling’s patrons have first call, rode Mr J.A. Dewar’s Sansonnet to victory on three occasions during 1935. Moppy Richards, as he is known, rode his first winner at Leicester, on Gay Lord, March 31st 1921, and since becoming champion jockey in 1925, he has held this distinction for nine

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Jockey: Fred Hunter

One of the most promising of the younger jockeys is Fred Hunter who, with his twin brother, Maurice and his younger brother John was apprenticed to Stanley Wootton’s Epsom stable. In the familiar Wootton colours, F Hunter rode a number of good winners in the 1935 season, four of them on the smart two-year-old Beagle

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Jockey: David McGuigan

David McGuigan scored three wins in 1935 on the Northern-trained horse, Dunrel, owned by Mr E. H. Bell. This capable jockey was born at Ayr, in 1905, and served his apprenticeship with his father. J. McGuigan. He is best known through the association with Pickle, probably the most popular handicap horse in the North. McGuigan

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Jockey: Willie Stephenson

Willie Stephenson rode Toward Point, owned and trained by Mr. Wallace Wyllie of Ayr, in four of his six races at Northern meetings in 1935. He gained his riding experience when apprentice to Maj. W. Beatty at Newmarket in 1926. While still an apprentice he rode a splendid race in the 1927 Cambridgshire when on

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Jockey: Michael Beary

In a stirring finish, Michael Beary triumphed by a head when riding Capt. A. Stanley Wilson’s John James in the Great Northern handicap, Doncaster, 1935. Coming from Ireland several seasons ago, Beary quickly revealed himself as a brilliant horseman. His first important success was on Verdict in the 1923 Cambridgeshire . In 1925 he created

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