Northam Cup Race Information

The Northam Cup is a 1600 metre quality handicap race run by the Northam Race Club in late October. It is held at Northam as the feature event of the meeting.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1600 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap, 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Northam Racecourse, Northam, Western Australia
  • Prizemoney: $125,000
  • Date: Sunday 25 October 2020

Northam Cup Race History

The race has a long history and has held over 2200m until 2006 when it became 2300m for two years then in 2008 it became the current 1600m. It became a Listed Race in 2010.

In 2014 Rebelson and Son Of Something were the first ever dead-heaters to win the race.

Useful Facts

Last mare to win: Dance Music (2020)

Fastest time (1600m): Pushin’Shapes (2018) 1:33:01

Leading jockeys (since 2010): William Pike  with 5.5 wins (Tellem’We’re Coming 2019; Chocolate Holic 2016; Rebelson (dead-heat) 2014; Angel Of Mercy 2013; Ringmeister 2012; Moneghetti 2011)

Interesting trivia: In 2014 there was a dead-heat for the win.

Past winners of the Northam Cup

Winners of past Northam Cups include Angel Of Mercy (2013), My Thornbird (2005), Free At Last (2003) and Unlimiting (2000).

Year Winner Second Third
2020 Dance Music Flow Missile Launch
2019 Tellem We’re Comin Cup Night Neurological
2018 Pushin’ Shapes Elegant Blast Achernar Star
2017 Material Man Falcon Crest Miki Two Toes
2016 Chocolate Holic Young Lionel Ihtsahymn
2015 Young Lionel Battle Hero Jetting To London
2014 Rebelson/Son Of Something   dh Bippo No Bungus
2013 Angel Of Mercy Finnegans Gold Miss Tipsy Topsy
2012 Ringmeister McScar Amelias Dancer
2011 Moneghetti Ringmeister Rafferty
2010 Sentenza Star Risca West River Charley
2009 Jinx King Tudor Lad Lambton Castle
2008 Capuchin Mikaldico Jinx King
2007 Rosskaen Mikaldico Thermo King
2006 Woodala Zero Engagement Master Vision
2005 My Thornbird Armiger Bold Mirage
2004 Zero Engagement Brigalow Adventurer
2003 Free At Last Major Metal Halopak
2002 Fore Stay So Canny Our Annabel
2001 So Canny Singe An’ Burn Tumeric
2000 Unlimiting The Great Waltz Silver Sim