David Elsworth

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David Elsworth (born 1939) is a horse trainer[1] living in the United Kingdom. He was the trainer of Desert Orchid, 1988 Grand National winner Rhyme 'n' Reason, and 1990 Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Barnbrook Again; three horses among a number of top-class performers for over jumps and on the flat.

Daivid Elsworth was champion national hunt trainer 1987-88.

Elsworth also trained Persian Punch to win multiple staying races on the flat, whilst his sole classic success came with the 1990 Irish 1000 Guineas with In the Groove.[2]

Elsworth began his training career as an assistant to Ricky Vallance at Bishops Cannings in Wiltshire in the early 1970s. When Vallance lost his training licence Elsworth took a job as a market trader before setting up as a trainer in his own right.[3]