Roger took over at Jeremy Tree's Beckhampton House Stables in 1990 and never looked back. Group winner after group winner followed including the English Derby with "Quest for Fame" and the French Derby with "Sanglamore" and he is now one of the country's top trainers.
Roger went to Beckhampton to work as Assistant Trainer to Jeremy Tree in 1978 and after 13 years he took over the Trainers License in 1990. Since the 1820's Beckhampton has been the home to 6 previous Trainers and over 30 Classic winners have been trained on the famous gallops. Trainers have included; Sam Darling and his son Fred, Sir Noel Murless and Sir Gordon Richards.
During his time with Jeremy Tree the stable stars included; "Rainbow Quest","Scintillate", "Sharpo", "Known Fact", and "Danehill" who is arguably one of the most influential Stallions in the last 15 years. In addition to "Sanglamore" and "Quest For Fame", Roger has trained the Group 1 winners; "Tamarisk", "Patavellian", "Tante Rose", "Avonbridge", Cityscape and more recently Al Kazeem.
The major Handicap successes have included; The Old Newton Cup, The Zetland Gold Cup, The Magnet Cup, The Britannia, The George V Handicap, The Duke of Edinburgh, 2 Cambridgeshires, 2 Bunbury Cups, 3 Totesport Miles, and 3 Stewards Cups.
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