The Betfred Gold Cup is a Grade 3 National Hunt horse race for five-year-old and above horses run over a distance of 3 miles 5½ furlongs (5,934 metres) at Sandown Park in late April. It is a major late-season handicap chase, and has been won by many top class horses. There are twenty-four fences to be jumped in the race.
Bet365 Gold Cup. The Bet365 Gold Cup is a Grade 3 National Hunt steeplechase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older. It is run at Sandown Park over a distance of about 3 miles and 5 furlongs (3 miles, 4 furlongs and 166 yards, or 5,784 metres), and during its running there are twenty-four fences to be jumped.
The stands erupted as the nation’s horse had answered doubters and put in one of the bravest performances in racing history. He had the Gold Cup that his fans and connections had always dreamed of and he fully deserves his place in the top 10 Gold Cup winners list. Have a look at this year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup odds here at Betfred!
He bound clear without a rival in sight and landed his third Cheltenham Gold Cup in typically imperious fashion, ending up as the short-priced winner of the race in its history, which still stands to this day. Arkle won nearly every major chasing prize possible, including two Hennessy’s under 12-7. He won 27 of his 35 starts, with races ...
The Bet365 Gold Cup is a long-distance handicap chase at Sandown Park, formerly known as the Whitbread Gold Cup. It is one of the last big staying chases of the National Hunt season and always attracts a large field with wide-open betting. Great names to win here include Arkle (1965), Mill House (1967), Desert Orchid (1988) and Mr Frisk (1990).
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bet365 Gold Cup Trend Analysis. The trend factor which has produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +26.50 is when runners ran in a Non-Handicap when last winning. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had recorded 2 career non-finishes, when backing these the trend shows a record ...
Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Norton's Coin, with jockey Graham McCourt celebrating, as they arrive in the winner's enclosure Yet, such is the unpredictability of horse racing that sometimes champions arrive from humble beginnings and Norton's Coin was certainly ready to spin the 1990 Cheltenham Gold Cup on its head.
Hennessy Gold Cup Winners. The Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury, now run as the Ladbrokes Trophy, is one of the most prestigious handicap chases of the season. The Hennessy sponsorship began in 1957 and lasted 60 years, the longest-running commercial sponsorship in horse racing. The race was known as the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup.
Taaffe is the most successful Gold Cup jockey to date, famous for his partnership with ARKLE, Taaffe rode 32 Cheltenham winners, including four Gold Cups (1964-1968) and five Champion Chases. DUCHESS OF WESTMINSTER. The Duchess (Anne) spotted ARKLE in 1960 as an unbroken 3yr old (Lot 148) in Goff’s Ballsbridge Sale.