Cheltenham Gold Cup

The Cheltenham Gold Cup is the highlight of the Cheltenham Festival and the most prestigious Grade 1 chase in the United Kingdom, ranking alongside the Grand National as one of the horseracing and betting highlights of the year .

Run over 3 miles and 2½ furlongs on Cheltenham Racecourse’s new course, the Cheltenham Gold Cup is open to racehorses aged five and above. Many Cheltenham Gold Cup runners are specially groomed for this huge race, and can go an entire career without running handicap races to nurture the confidence needed to win the cup.

Cheltenham Gold Cup Betting Tips

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Silviniaco Conti33337/2
Many Clouds88888
Road To Riches89889
Carlingford Lough1010101010
Lord Windermere1012121410
Bobs Worth1414121414
Smad Place1620161420
Boston Bob2020162520
On His Own2525202520
Sam Winner2525253325
The Giant Bolster3333333333
Don Cossack2533163316
Champagne Fever28---25
Houblon Des Obeaux3350333333
Ma Filleule3350334020
First Lieutenant5050334066
Home Farm80100505066
Spring Heeled1001006610050
River Choice250250200250200
Theatre Guide---66100

Cheltenham Gold Cup Winners and History

The first Cheltenham Gold Cup was run on the 12th of March 1924, and was won by Red Splash. Within a decade the Cheltenham Gold Cup had introduced the first of its great champions to the racing world as Golden Miller won five consecutive Cheltenham Gold Cup winners titles, and in so doing becoming the only horse in history to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup and Grand National in the same year in 1934.

The other horses that built their legends at the Cheltenham Festival included the great Irish racehorses Cottage Rake and Arkle. Best Mate was the last horse to put in a run of victories, dying in tragic circumstances in 2005 before having the opportunity to challenge for his fourth successive Cheltenham Gold Cup winners title.

Cheltenham Gold Cup Results

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