|Location|| Chester Racecourse |
Chester, Cheshire, England
|Race type||Flat / Thoroughbred|
|Distance||2m 2f 140y (3,749m)|
|Qualification||Four-years-old and up|
|Falcon Eight||The Grand Visir||Hochfeld|
|Making Miracles||Who Dares Wins||Whiskey Sour|
|Magic Circle||Fun Mac||Who Dares Wins|
|No Heretic||Nakeeta||Silver Concorde|
|Trip To Paris||Quick Jack||Zafayan|
|Address Unknown||Ingleby Spirit||Tominator|
|Ile De Re||Overturn||Gulf of Naples|
|Greenwich Meantime||Fair Along||Enjoy The Moment|
|Anak Pekan||Swift Sailor||Contact Dancer|
|Anak Pekan||Misternando||Big Moment|
|Hugs Dancer||Big Moment||Knavesmire Omen|
|Fantasy Hill||Rainbow High||High And Mighty|
|Rainbow High||High And Mighty||Prairie Falcon|
|Silence In Court||Turnpole||Leonato|
|Top Cees||Etterby Park||Thaljanah|
|Top Cees||Harlestone Brook||The Flying Phantom|
|Rodeo Star||Jack Button||Welshman|
|Star Player||Nomadic Way||Taroudant|
|Travelling Light||Rambo Castle||Andorra|
|Grey Salute||Travel Mystery||Ala Hounak|
|Old Hubert||Tom Sharp||Trust The Irish|
The Chester Cup is a flat handicap horse race in Great Britain open to horses aged four years or older. It is run over a distance of 2 miles, 2 furlongs and 147 yards (3,749 metres) at Chester in May.
The event was established in 1824, and it was originally called the Tradesmen's Cup. 8 st 2 lb.It was initially a limited handicap with a minimum weight of
For a period the race was known as the Tradesmen's Plate.During this time it was open to horses aged three or older.
The race was renamed the Chester Trades' Cup in 1874.From this point it was often referred to as the Chester Cup, and that became its usual title in 1884.
The Chester Cup was formerly contested over 2 miles, 2 furlongs and 77 yards. It was abandoned in 1969, and extended by 20 yards in 1970.
The distance of the race was changed to 2 miles, 2 furlongs and 117 yards in 1992. It was increased to its present length in 1994.
Most successful horse (2 wins):
Leading jockey (4 wins):
Leading trainer (4 wins):
|1975||Super Nova||5||7-07||Ernie Johnson||Charlie Hall||11/2|
|1976||John Cherry||5||9-04||Lester Piggott||Jeremy Tree||5/1|
|1977||Sea Pigeon||7||8-08||Mark Birch||Peter Easterby||7/1|
|1978||Sea Pigeon||8||9-07||Mark Birch||Peter Easterby||10/1|
|1979||Charlotte's Choice||4||8-04||Willie Carson||Bill Wightman||10/1|
|1980||Arapahos||5||9-05||Steve Cauthen||Barry Hills||7/2|
|1981||Donegal Prince||5||8-04||Paddy Young||Paul Kelleway||12/1|
|1982||Dawn Johnny||5||8-08||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute||14/1|
|1984||Contester||4||8-02||Geoff Baxter||Peter Cundell||22/1|
|1985||Morgans Choice||8||7-11||Willie Carson||John Hill||13/2|
|1986||Western Dancer||5||9-00||Paul Cook||Con Horgan||14/1||4:10.49|
|1987||Just David||4||9-08||Michael Roberts||Alec Stewart||10/1||3:57.26|
|1988||Old Hubert||7||7-08||Taffy Thomas||Alan Bailey||33/1||4:34.58|
|1989||Grey Salute||6||8-07||Pat Eddery||John Jenkins||7/1||3:57.99|
|1990||Travelling Light||4||9-01||Alan Munro||Lynda Ramsden||5/2 F||4:10.18|
|1991||Star Player||5||8-10||Frankie Dettori||John Baker||9/2||4:13.41|
|1992||Welshman||6||7-08||Jimmy Quinn||Michael Blanshard||11/1||3:57.96|
|1993||Rodeo Star||7||7-13||Nicky Carlisle||Nigel Tinkler||9/1||4:02.51|
|1994||Doyce||5||7-10||Gary Bardwell||Robert Williams||14/1||4:03.18|
|1995||Top Cees||5||8-08||Kieren Fallon||Lynda Ramsden||8/1||4:03.35|
|1996||Merit||4||7-10||Jimmy Quinn||Paul Cole||11/2||4:06.63|
|1997||Top Cees||7||8-11||Jimmy Fortune||Lynda Ramsden||11/2||4:23.18|
|1998||Silence in Court||7||9-00||Allan Mackay||Alan Bailey||13/2||4:06.63|
|1999||Rainbow High||4||9-00||Michael Hills||Barry Hills||4/1 F||4:00.64|
|2000||Bangalore||4||7-10||Gary Bardwell||Amanda Perrett||16/1||4:03.00|
|2001||Rainbow High||6||9-13||Richard Hughes||Barry Hills||9/2||4:01.23|
|2002||Fantasy Hill||6||8-09||Pat Eddery||John Dunlop||8/1||4:00.20|
|2003||Hugs Dancer||6||8-11||Dean McKeown||James Given||9/1||4:04.89|
|2004||Anak Pekan||4||8-02||Philip Robinson||Michael Jarvis||2/1 F||4:10.90|
|2005||Anak Pekan||5||9-06||Philip Robinson||Michael Jarvis||16/1||4:14.60|
|2006||Admiral||5||8-01||John Egan||Tim Pitt||28/1||4:03.34|
|2007||Greenwich Meantime||7||9-02||Paul Hanagan||Richard Fahey||14/1||3:58.89|
|2008||Bulwark||6||9-04||Jim Crowley||Ian Williams||33/1||4:06.57|
|2009||Daraahem||4||9-00||Richard Hills||Barry Hills||7/1||4:04.01|
|2010||Mamlook||6||8-12||Richard Hughes||David Pipe||7/1 F||4:03.74|
|2011||Overturn||7||8-13||Eddie Ahern||Donald McCain||11/2||3:59.39|
|2012||Ile de Re||6||8-11||Jim Crowley||Donald McCain||10/1||4:10.20|
|2013||Address Unknown||6||9-00||Jamie Spencer||Richard Fahey||12/1||4:05.31|
|2014||Suegioo||5||9-04||Ryan Moore||Marco Botti||10/1||4:07.85|
|2015||Trip To Paris||4||8-09||Graham Lee||Ed Dunlop||10/1||4:12.87|
|2016||No Heretic||8||8-13||Jamie Spencer||Nicky Henderson||11/1||4:10.48|
|2017||Montaly||6||9-06||Oisin Murphy||Andrew Balding||16/1||4:03.37|
|2018||Magic Circle||6||9-03||Fran Berry||Ian Williams||8/1||4:02.90|
|2019||Making Miracles||4||9-00||Franny Norton||Mark Johnston||16/1||4:33.09|
|no race 2020|
|2021||Falcon Eight||6||9-10||Frankie Dettori||Dermot Weld||15/2||4:07.11|
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