Towser Gosden

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John Montague "Towser" Gosden (1904–1967) was a British racehorse trainer based near Lewes, East Sussex.

He won a number of important races, although his career was interrupted by the Second World War. He trained Epsom Derby winner Charlottown as a two-year-old,[1] and won the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes with Aggressor.

He is the father of British racehorse trainer John Gosden.

Personal life[edit]

He married Peggy Gosden (née Gearing), with whom he had two children, John and Sally.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sue Montgomery The Independent (1997-06-08). "Gosden's Dip into history". The Independent. Retrieved 2012-11-11.