W J McKell Cup W J McKell Cup Race InformationThe W J McKell Cup is a 2000 metre quality handicap race run by the Australian Turf Club in June. It is held at Rosehill as the feature event of the meeting. Race Type: Listed Distance: 2000 metres Conditions: Quality handicap, 3YO & upwards Track: Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales Prizemoney: $150,000 Date: Saturday 19 June 2021 W J McKell Cup Race HistoryThe race was first run in 1962 when it was run by a horse called Moviegoer ahead of Beau Tirage and Corsair. Beau Tirage was runner up in 1962, 1963 and 1964. Held over 2400m at Randwick until 2019 then in 2020 was changed to 2000m at Rosehill. Useful FactsLast mare to win: Frankely Awesome (2020) Fastest time (2000m): Frankely Awesome (2020) 2:05:94 Interesting trivia: Past winners of the W J McKell CupWinners of past W J McKell Cups include horses that go on to win major spring races. Year Winner Second Third 2021 Stockman Berdibek Parry Sound 2020 Frankely Awesome Sixties Groove (IRE) Carzoff (FR) 2019 Hush Writer (JPN) High Bridge (GB) Girl Tuesday 2018 Destiny’s Kiss Naval Warfare Our Century (IRE) 2017 Allergic Broadside (NZ) Soviet Courage 2016 Ecuador (NZ) Iggi Pop (NZ) Havana Cooler 2015 Sense Of Occasion Singing Flame Our Voodoo Prince 2014 La Amistad Destiny’s Kiss Secessio (GB) 2013 Fiumicino (NZ) Motivado (GB) Vatuvei 2012 Adroitly Legsman (NZ) Reuben Percival 2011 Ironstein Sherpa Tenzing Skyerush 2010 Scouting Wide (NZ) Two Towers Bellagio Wynn 2009 Ready To Lift Music Review (GB) Lyncean Academy 2008 Luvuleo Twin Wing (NZ) Sky Biscuit 2007 Zavite (NZ) Newport Kincharm (NZ) 2006 Taken At The Flood Brave Lancer (NZ) Verb (NZ) 2005 Dancing Daggers Xlerate (NZ) Verb (NZ) 2004 Daralimara Hurry On Spec Silent Impact (NZ) 2003 Silent Impact Majestically (NZ) Via Sinai 2002 We’re Dancing Dance Director (NZ) Blazing Arch 2001 Touch The Groom Majestically (NZ) Recall (NZ) 2000 Ilze Dame Cath (NZ) Breakdance (NZ) 1999 Praise Indeed Zoquita Party Belle (NZ) 1998 Madjic Inshallah (NZ) Onanon (NZ) 1997 Jacanarchie Stony Bay (NZ) Angellen 1996 Prince Rupert Sam Mcguire (NZ) Doctor’s Orders 1995 Grand Connection Isinglass (NZ) Jovial Prince 1994 Double Take (NZ) Irish Rort Stockton Wood (NZ) 1993 De Lisle Red For Go (NZ) Senor Slick (NZ) 1992 Destiny Boy Anythings Possible Moods 1991 Royal Marine (NZ) Il Sorbo Webster’s Wish 1990 Tristeke (NZ) Moniuszko Macquarie Prince 1989 Miss Remus (NZ) Gerard The Beau (NZ) 1988 Natski (IRE) Galligaskins C’Est La Vie 1987 Kutzbah (NZ) Dominance Roznat 1986 String Of Pearls Social Cream Home Office (NZ) 1985 Linga Longa Brass Band Tric Gold (NZ) 1984 Hot Ally Peninsula Our Year (NZ) 1983 Must Be It Muezzin (NZ) Viva Bali 1982 My Sir Avon (NZ) Big Bickies (NZ) Bronze Lord 1981 Lord Folkestone Wotta Krakka (NZ) Sutimie (NZ) 1980 Granite King Gunner’s Mate Just Jealous 1979 Bi-Centennial (NZ) Boogie Woogie Our Ritual (NZ) 1978 Princess Clarendon Superzan Sovereign Heir 1977 Bilgola Boy Moogra-Ba Bombshell 1976 Spassky Sovereign Yacht Tudor Charger 1975 Black Tetra Navidad Air Voyager 1974 Moscow Broadway Hit Ponderosa 1973 Sunset Red Staid Little Gum Nut 1972 Hasty Heart (NZ) Fernando Cool Alibi 1971 Spillane Regal Rhythm Grey Moon 1970 Bluelough Rumoroso Indian Bronze 1969 Yagoona Boy Silent Reg Royal Display 1968 Pirate Bird Arc-En-Ciel Great Heart 1967 ** race not run ** 1966 Trevors Man About Town Synfyl 1965 Saydor Carantes Striking Force 1964 Olympus Beau Tirage Mr. Iceman 1963 Brandy Queen Beau Tirage Odhner King 1962 Moviegoer Beau Tirage Corsair Jo2021-06-19T21:00:12+10:00 Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditTumblrEmail Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Yes, sign me up to receive free weekly tips.