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Cheltenham Gold Cup

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The Cheltenham Gold Cup is the foremost steeplechase race in the United Kingdom, run at Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The race is part of the Cheltenham Festival.

The most successful horse in Gold Cup history was Golden Miller, who won five times from 1932. Three other horses have won the race three times consecutively, Cottage Rake in 1948-1950, Arkle in 1964-1966 and Best Mate in 2002-2004.

The longest priced winner in Gold Cup history was the 100-1 outsider Norton's Coin in 1990, entered into the race only because the owner had missed the deadline for an earlier, lesser race at the meeting.

Winners 1990-

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Odds
1990 Norton's Coin Graham McCourt Sirrel Griffiths 100/1
1991 Garrison Savannah Mark Pitman Jenny Pitman 16/1
1992 Cool Ground Adrian Maguire Toby Balding 25/1
1993 Jodami Mark Dwyer Peter Beaumont 8/1
1994 The Fellow Adam Kondrat Thierry Doumen 7/1
1995 Master Oats Norman Williamson Kim Bailey 100/30
1996 Imperial Call Conor O'Dwyer Fergie Sutherland 9/2
1997 Mr Mulligan Tony McCoy Noel Chance 20/1
1998 Cool Dawn Andrew Thornton Robert Alner 25/1
1999 See More Business Mick Fitzgerald Paul Nicholls 16/1
2000 Looks Like Trouble Richard Johnson Noel Chance 9/2
2001 Race Cancelled
2002 Best Mate Jim Culloty Henrietta Knight 7/1
2003 Best Mate Jim Culloty Henrietta Knight 13/8
2004 Best Mate Jim Culloty Henrietta Knight 8/11
2005 Kicking King Barry Geraghty Tom Taaffe 4-1

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