Sodexo Gold Cup

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Sodexo Gold Cup
Grade 3 race
LocationAscot Racecourse,
Ascot, Berkshire, England
Inaugurated2006
Race typeSteeplechase
SponsorSodexo
Websitewww.ascot.co.uk
Race information
Distance2m 7f 180y (4791 metres)
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
QualificationFour-years-old and up
WeightHandicap
Maximum: 11 st 12 lb
Purse£100,000 (2018)
1st: £56,950
United House Gold Cup
2019
White, black stripe, emerald green sleeves and cap Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Dark blue, royal blue stars, halved sleeves, white cap
Vinndication Regal Encore Black Corton

The Sodexo Gold Cup is a Grade 3 National Hunt race in Great Britain. It is a handicap steeplechase and is run at Ascot Racecourse in late October or early November, over a distance of about 3 miles (2 miles, 7 furlongs and 180 yards, or 4,791 metres).

History[]

The race was first run as the United House Gold Cup on 28 October 2006 as a Class 2 race. It was worth £100,000 and was run over three miles. In 2009 the race was upgraded to Listed class and was further upgraded to Grade 3 in 2011. Sodexo began sponsoring the race in 2015.

Records[]

Most successful horse:

  • no horse has won the race more than once

Leading jockey (3 wins):

  • Barry GeraghtyRoll Along (2008), Roberto Goldback (2012), Pendra (2015)

Leading trainer (2 wins):

  • Gary Moore - Antony (2016), Traffic Fluide (2018)
  • Widest winning margin – Roberto Goldback (2012) – 9 lengths
  • Narrowest winning margin – Harris Bay (2007) – neck
  • Most runners – 17, in 2011
  • Fewest runners – 9, in 2007

Winners[]

Year
Winner
Age
Weight
Jockey
Trainer
2006 See You Sometime 11 10-08 Wayne Kavanagh Seamus Mullins
2007 Harris Bay 8 10-07 Timmy Murphy Henrietta Knight
2008 Roll Along 8 11-01 Barry Geraghty Carl Llewellyn
2009 The Last Derby 5 10-03 Liam Treadwell Eoin Griffin
2010 Massini's Maguire 9 11-03 Tom Scudamore David Pipe
2011 Exmoor Ranger 9 10-10 Andrew Glassonbury Victor Dartnall
2012 Roberto Goldback 10 10-10 Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson
2013 Houblon Des Obeaux 6 11-03 Aidan Coleman Venetia Williams
2014 What A Warrior 7 10-06
2015 Pendra 7 10-07 Barry Geraghty Charlie Longsdon
2016 Antony 6 10-01 Jamie Moore Gary Moore
2017 8 11-00 Aidan Coleman Jonjo O'Neill
2018 Traffic Fluide 8 11-12 Josh Moore Gary Moore
2019 Vinndication 6 11-00 David Bass Kim Bailey

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