Roscoe Harvey dies at 95

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Brigadier Roscoe Harvey DSO, one of the most popular post-war figures in National Hunt racing, died early yesterday morning at his Gloucestershire home, aged 95.

He rode as an amateur in Britain between 1923 and 1926 and in Egypt and India until the end of the World War II, when he became a stewards' secretary, a role he filled for 23 years. After his retirement he became an owner with David Nicholson and enjoyed many big-race successes with Burnt Oak and Relkeel.

Obituary, page 22