The Scone Cup is a 1600 metre quality handicap race run by the Scone Race Club in May. It is held at Scone on a Friday in mid-May as a highlight of the autumn Scone Cup Carnival.
Race Type: Listed
Distance: 1600 metres
Conditions: Quality handicap
Track: Scone Racecourse, Scone, New South Wales
Date:Friday 14 May 2021
Scone Cup Race History
The race was first held on Wednesday 7 May in 1947 over 7 and a quarter furlongs (about 1460m) where the prizemoney was 350 pounds and a Cup donated by Messrs F.W. Moses and F.L. Bragg. It was won by Mr P Jenkins aged gelding Precise trained by L Jurd with the favourite Smart Alick running second and Wearie running 3rd in a field of 20.
Last mare to win: Sedanzer (2018)
Multiple winners: Brave Prince (2000 & 2001)
Fastest time (1600m): Keepin’ The Dream (2010) 1:34:26
Interesting trivia: The 1948 Cup was won by one-eyed galloper Brekko.
Past winners of the Scone Cup
Winners of past Scone Cups include horses that go on to win major spring races.