Wagga Cup

The listed Wagga Cup is set to run on Friday, May 5th at Wagga Wagga Racecourse.



The listed Wagga Wagga Gold Cup is a 2000m open handicap race run each year in early May to much anticipation. The Wagga Cup usually attracts a decent field of local and interstate horses as well as the occasional raider from New Zealand. Canberra horses are often well-represented in results, with both 2012 winner Coliseo and 2011 champion Voice Commander racing out of ACT stables.

Claimed by some to be the second oldest horse race in Australia, the Wagga Cup has developed a reputation as a major event in the Riverina region. Although it is usually run during the week, the Wagga Cup has no difficulties attracting viewers or listeners from far and wide. The Wagga Cup attracts a lot of punting attention both locally and from the rest of Australia.

The Wagga Cup is unique amongst very limited company as a highly popular listed race. Although the purse is not considerable at $150,000, the hype surrounding Wagga Cup race day has considerably outgrown that of the average listed race.

The 2017 Wagga Wagga Gold Cup will be run on Friday May 5th, 2017 at Royal Randwick.

Wagga Cup
Date: Friday May 5th, 2017
Track: Wagga Wagga Racecourse
Distance: 2000m
Race Type: Open Handicap
Status: Listed
Prize Money: $150,000

2017 Wagga Cup Field

The 2017 Wagga Cup field will be provided below.

Wagga Cup History

The Wagga Cup had its inaugural run on November 26, 1873, when Mountaineer won. Since that date the Wagga Cup has developed into a popular local race with a strong tradition of excellence.

Listed below are Wagga Cup winners since 1990.

Wagga Cup Winners

Year Winner
2015 TBD
2014 Trade Commissioner
2013 Scream Machine
2012 Coliseo
2011 Voice Commander
2010 Sainthood
2009 Macknuckle
2008 Tommifrancs
2007 Fooram
2006 Mc Lir
2005 Natural Blitz
2004 Vanquished
2003 Kreisler Mirage
2002 Call Me Lily
2001 Regal Touch
2000 Sporting
1999 Goodwood
1998 Chance Affair
1997 Here’s The Prince
1996 Nobellotto
1995 Top Guy
1994 NOT HELD
1993 Antwerp
1992 Fleet Dancer
1991 Greenback
1990 Mill Court

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