Cathay_Pacific_Gold_Cup

Cathay Pacific Gold Cup

The Cathay Pacific Gold Cup is a Group 2 Australian thoroughbred horse race for horses aged 3 years old and upwards under open handicap conditions, over a distance of 2500m.

It is held annually at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne.

Race History

1883 - 1884 held over 8 furlongs (approx. 1600m)
1885 - 1888 held over 6 furlongs (approx. 1200m)
1889 - 1899 held over 7 furlongs (approx. 1400m)
1900 - 1908 held over 11 furlongs (approx. 2200m)
1909 held over 12 furlongs (approx. 2400m)
1910 - 1918 held over 10 furlongs (approx. 2000m)
1919 held over 13 furlongs (approx. 2600m)
1920 held over 12 furlongs
1921 - 1923 held over 13 furlongs
1924 - 1932 held over 11 furlongs
1933 held over 13 furlongs
1934 - 1935 held over 12 furlongs
1936 - 1972 held over 13 furlongs
1973 - 1994 held over 2600m
1995 onwards held over 2500m.

1883 – 1978 was a Principal Race
1979 was a Group 3
1980 onwards Group 2

1883 - 1975 the race was known as the ‘Moonee Valley Cup’
1976 - 1979 the race was known as the ‘Governors’ Stakes’
1980 - 1996 the race was known as the ‘Moonee Valley Cup’
1997 - 2000 the race was known as the ‘Grosby Gold Cup’
2001 the race was known as the ‘Moonee Valley Cup’
2002 the race was known as the ‘Grosby Moonee Valley Cup’
2003 onwards the race has been called the ‘Cathay Pacific Gold Cup’.

The Winners

  • 2007 - Gallic
  • 2006 - Zipping
  • 2005 - Umbula
  • 2004 - Another Warrior
  • 2003 - Frightening
  • 2002 - Thong Classic
  • 2001 - Rain Gauge
  • 2000 - Yippyio
  • 1999 - Streak
  • 1998 - Price Standaan
  • 1997 - Court Of Honour
  • 1996 - Istidaad
  • 1995 - Storm
  • 1994 - Top Rating
  • 1993 - Glastonbury
  • 1992 - Donegal Mist
  • 1991 - Al Maheb
  • 1990 - Kingston Rule
  • 1989 - Sydeston
  • 1988 - Ideal Centreman
  • 1987 - King Matthias
  • 1986 - Reckless Tradition
  • 1985 - Butternut
  • 1984 - Holsam
  • 1983 - Toujours Mio
  • 1982 - Triumphal March
  • 1981 - Saxon Slew
  • 1980 - Tai Salute
  • 1979 - Evander
  • 1978 - Boldness
  • 1977 - Sir Serene
  • 1976 - Shaitan
  • 1975 - Holiday Waggon
  • 1974 - Lord Metric
  • 1973 - Grand Scale
  • 1972 - Double Irish
  • 1971 - Skint Dip
  • 1970 - Mr. President
  • 1969 - What's Brewing
  • 1968 - Impetus
  • 1967 - Prince Camillo
  • 1966 - Tea Biscuit
  • 1965 - Red William
  • 1964 - Algalon
  • 1963 - My Contact
  • 1962 - River Seine
  • 1961 - Baroda Gleam
  • 1960 - Mac
  • 1959 - Sanvo
  • 1958 - Humber Hawk

  • 1957 - Lord Gavin
  • 1956 - Pandie Sun
  • 1955 - Al Crusa
  • 1954 - Hellion
  • 1953 - Wodalla
  • 1952 - King Amana
  • 1951 - Erriton
  • 1950 - Benvolo
  • 1949 - Hoyle
  • 1948 - Howe
  • 1947 - Don Pedro
  • 1946 - Valcurl
  • 1945 - Valcurl
  • 1944 - Queen Midas
  • 1943 - Haros
  • 1942 - Dark Felt
  • 1941 - Yours Truly
  • 1940 - Gilltown
  • 1939 - Gilltown
  • 1938 - Ortelle's Star
  • 1937 - Frill Prince
  • 1936 - Dark Chief
  • 1935 - Art
  • 1934 - Nightly
  • 1933 - Peter Jackson
  • 1932 - Yarramba
  • 1931 - Homedale
  • 1930 - Shadow King
  • 1929 - Prince Viol
  • 1928 - Nawallah
  • 1927 - Silvius
  • 1926 - Royal Charter
  • 1925 - Tookarby
  • 1924 - Stand By
  • 1923 - Princess Mernda
  • 1922 - Purser
  • 1921 - Wirriway
  • 1920 - White Plast
  • 1919 - Telecles
  • 1918 - Rael Locin
  • 1917 - Kunegetis
  • 1916 - Andelosia
  • 1915 - Gladwyn
  • 1914 - Gladwyn
  • 1913 - Greek Fire
  • 1912 - Almissa
  • 1911 - Hartfell
  • 1910 - Kerlie
  • 1909 - Flavinius
  • 1908 - Woorooma

  • 1907 - May King
  • 1906 - Charles Stuart
  • 1905 - Blue Spec
  • 1904 - Patronus
  • 1903 - T.M.S.
  • 1902 - The Persian
  • 1901 - Combat
  • 1900 - Clean Sweep
  • 1899 - Sweetheart
  • 1898 - Locksmith
  • 1897 - Mirella
  • 1896 - Veronica
  • 1895 - Our Jack
  • 1894 - Preston
  • 1893 - Premier
  • 1892 - Little Bob
  • 1891 - Little Bob
  • 1890 - Wiora
  • 1889 - Don Giovan
  • 1888 - Newmaster
  • 1887 - Quintin Matsys
  • 1886 - Isonomy
  • 1885 - Merrimu
  • 1884 - Meteor
  • 1883 - Castaway

References

Australian Studbook - MVRC Cathay Pacific Gold Cup Race Winners

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