Newcastle Gold Cup Race Information

The Newcastle Gold Cup is a 2300 metre open handicap race run by the Newcastle Jockey Club in early September. It is held at Broadmeadow Racecourse and the winner is exempt from The Metropolitan ballot.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 2300 metres
  • Conditions: Open handicap, 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Broadmeadow Racecourse, Newcastle, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $200,000
  • Date: Friday 18 September 2020

Newcastle Gold Cup Race History

Coming soon.

Many horses come to this race via the Group 3 Premier’s Cup or the Listed Wyong Cup.

Newcastle Cup Facts

Last mare to win: Bianca (2008)

Last 3YO to win: C&G – none; Filly – none

Multiple winners: Duo (1965 & 1966); Duke Alwyne (1915 & 1916)

Fastest time (2300m): Hush Writer (2019) 2:23:25

Wyong Cup & Newcastle Gold Cup: Carzoff (2018); Beyond Thankful (2015);

Newcastle Gold Cup & The Metropolitan: Glencadam Gold (2012) ; Hunter (1989); Duo (1966); Conductor (1950); Strength (1931)

Leading trainers: Gai Waterhouse with 6 wins (Hush Writer 2019; Broadside 2017; Glancadam Gold 2012; Stratofortress 2010; Bianca 2008; Agincourt Express 2001)

Interesting trivia: Race not held in 2007 due to Equine Influenza. There was a dead heat in 2005 between Carael Boy and High Cee.

Past winners of the Newcastle Gold Cup

Winners of past Newcastle Gold Cups include Melbourne Cup winners Green Moon and Gurner’s Lane.

Year Winner Second Third
2020 Mugatoo Hush Writer Attention Run
2019 Hush Writer Attention Run Our Candidate
2018 Carzoff Auvray Just Shine
2017 Broadside Auvray Admiral Jello
2016 Sacred Master Dee I Cee Junoob
2015 Beyond Thankful Orbec Rio Perdido
2014 Disclaimer Brigantin Wish Come True
2013 Winning Glory Lucripetous Peal Of Bells
2012 Glencadam Gold Peal Of Bells Gazza Guru
2011 Green Moon Home On A Wing Gazza Guru
2010 Stratofortress Snow Alert Scottish Border
2009 Streetfighter Lodge The Deeds Enzedex Eagle