Wyong Gold Cup

The 2017 Wyong Gold Cup is a Group 3 race held at Wyong Racecourse.



The 2017 Wyong Gold Cup is an exciting staying event held at Wyong Racecourse in late August or early September. Raced over a testing 2100m, the Wyong Gold Cup provides horses with a great step-up event to the more lucrative and prestigious staying events during the Spring Racing Carnival.

The Wyong Gold Cup is run under Quality Handicap conditions and is open to contenders from all ages and sexes. Paying a decent purse of $125,000, the Wyong Gold Cup is one of the richer listed races.

The Wyong Gold Cup field is usually comprised of horses from Sydney stables, with those who have a successful run going on to compete in both Sydney and Melbourne Spring Racing Carnivals. In 2011, for example, Verminator went from a victory in the Wyong Gold Cup to win the Metropolitan Handicap and compete in the Melbourne Cup.

The Wyong Gold Cup forms part of the Wyong Racing Festival and is the feature race of Wyong Cup Day. There is a second black-type event on the program, the listed Mona Lisa Stakes.

The 2017 Wyong Gold Cup will be run on Friday September 1st.

Wyong Cup 2017
Date: September 1st, 2017
Racecourse: Wyong Racecourse
Distance: 2100m
Race Type: Open Quality
Status: Listed
Prize Money: $125,000

2017 Wyong Gold Cup Field

The 2017 Wyong Gold Cup field will be released on Wednesday, September 2nd. There are always a few top runners included in the final 2017 Wyong Gold Cup field. The 2017 Wyong Gold Cup field will be provided below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 6131×97634 DESTINY’S KISS Joseph Pride Hugh Bowman 3 59kg 103
2 9x228x8x01 DEE I CEE (NZ) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 4 56.5kg 98
3 5x227x090x SINGING (FR) Kris Lees Andrew Gibbons 1 55kg 95
4 x719964451 PIRATE BEN Damien Lane Travis Wolfgram 6 54kg 78
5 0574402341 THE GETAWAY Paul Perry Ms Rachael Murray 8 54kg 69
6 60×1212112 SAYED (USA) Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 7 54kg 91
7 5682541225 GET ON THE GRANGE Allan Kehoe Corey Brown 2 54kg 81
8 x4575x3207 SOFIN Shannon Fry Andrew Adkins (a) 5 54kg 80

2017 Wyong Gold Cup Nominations

The 2017 Wyong Cup nominations will soon be released and there are a always number of worthy horses on the list. The 2017 Wyong Cup nominations will be listed below.

Wyong Gold Cup History

The Wyong Gold Cup first ran in 1978 and was taken out by Taksan. For the inaugural edition, the Wyong Cup was raced over a mile (1600 metres). It has run every year since except for 2007, when equine influenza greatly disrupted the New South Wales racing calendar.

The Wyong Gold Cup has developed a reputation for attracting big names, with Chris Waller and Gai Waterhouse regularly nominating horses.

Notable Wyong Gold Cup winners include Lord Hybrow (1989), Daniel’s The Man (2003) and The Verminator (2011). Wyong Cup results since 2000 are listed below.

Wyong Gold Cup Results

Year Place Horse Time
2015
Wyong Gold Cup
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2014
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Multilateral 2 minutes 12.2 seconds
2nd Canny Ballad
3rd Secessio
2013
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Wazn 2 minutes 10.3 seconds
2nd Peal Of Bells
3rd Gazza Guru
2012
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Julienas 2 minutes 10.2 seconds
2nd Gazza Guru
3rd Storm Burst
2011
Wyong Gold Cup
1st The Verminator 2 minutes 10.2 seconds
2nd Essence Of Success
3rd Gazza Guru
2010
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Hawk Island 2 minutes 11.8 seconds
2nd Snow Alert
3rd Music Review
2009
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Mr Clangtastic 2 minutes 11.9 seconds
2nd Lodge The Deeds
3rd Enzedex Eagle
2008
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Bianca 2 minutes 13.7 seconds
2nd Keepin’ The Dream
3rd Enzedex Eagle
2007
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Race Not Held
2nd
3rd
2006
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Race Not Held
2nd
3rd
2005
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Carael Boy 2 minutes 12.8 seconds
2nd Irongail
3rd Dancing Daggers
2004
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Bush Honey 2 minutes 11.9 seconds
2nd Jackman
3rd Itemise
2003
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Daniel’s The Man 2 minutes 11.0 seconds
2nd Rocksinga
3rd Legerdemain
2002
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Bondi Iceberg 2 minutes 11.7 seconds
2nd Danyon
3rd Feed The Meter
2001
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Danyon 2 minutes 13.1 seconds
2nd Agincourt Express
3rd Space Age
2000
Wyong Gold Cup
1st Pecan Player 2 minutes 08.1 seconds
2nd Space Age
3rd Gerastar

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