The Rocking-Horse Winner Important Characters

Paul - protagonist, young boy who can ride his wooden rocking horse to find out the winners of the upcoming horse races, gambles with the assistance of Bassett and wins a great deal of money before dying from the exertion

Hester - his mother who always wants to have more money, is concerned about Paul's strange behavior

Oscar Cresswell - Hester's brother who takes Paul to the races and starts betting on the winners that Paul predicts

Joan - the children's governess

Bassett - the family gardener who places the bets for Paul and keeps his money for him

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