Gold Cup 2020 Betting Tips, Previews & Results

When is the Cheltenham Gold Cup?

The Gold Cup is the blue riband event at Cheltenham, always taking place on the last day of the Festival and featuring some of the best horses around. This year’s Gold Cup takes place on Friday, 13th March and is sure to be another great occasion.

How to Bet on Cheltenham Gold Cup

With a Sportsbook and an Exchange, Betfair offers punters the best array of betting options for this year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup. Betfair customers can use our Sportsbook for racing singles, multiples and each-way bets, while the Exchange allows punters to lay a selection or trade to make a profit regardless of the race result, as well as back a horse to be placed.

Cheltenham Gold Cup Winners from 1984 to 2019

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer Field Time
2019 Al Boum Photo 7 Paul Townend Willie Mullins (IRE) 16 06:39.06
2018 Native River 8 Richard Johnson Colin Tizzard 15 07:02.30
2017 Sizing John 7 Robbie Power Jessica Harrington (IRE) 13 06:36.1
2016 Don Cossack 9 Bryan Cooper Gordon Elliott (IRE) 9 06:35.0
2015 Coneygree 8 Nico de Boinville Mark Bradstock 16 06:42.5
2014 Lord Windermere 8 Davy Russell Jim Culloty (IRE) 13 06:43.9
2013 Bobs Worth 8 Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson 9 07:05.1
2012 Synchronised 9 Tony McCoy Jonjo O'Neill 14 06:36.2
2011 Long Run 6 Mr Sam Waley-Cohen Nicky Henderson 13 06:29.7
2010 Imperial Commander 9 Paddy Brennan Nigel Twiston-Davies 11 06:43.9
2009 Kauto Star 9 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls 16 06:44.9
2008 Denman 8 Sam Thomas Paul Nicholls 12 06:47.8
2007 Kauto Star 7 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls 15 06:40.5
2006 War of Attrition 7 Conor O'Dwyer Mouse Morris (IRE) 22 06:31.7
2005 Kicking King 7 Barry Geraghty Tom Taaffe (IRE) 15 06:42.9
2004 Best Mate 9 Jim Culloty Henrietta Knight 10 06:42.6
2003 Best Mate 8 Jim Culloty Henrietta Knight 15 06:39.1
2002 Best Mate 7 Jim Culloty Henrietta Knight 18 06:50.1
2000 Looks Like Trouble 8 Richard Johnson Noel Chance 12 06:30.3
1999 See More Business 9 Mick Fitzgerald Paul Nicholls 12 06:41.9
1998 Cool Dawn 10 Andrew Thornton Robert Alner 17 06:39.7
1997 Mr Mulligan 9 Tony McCoy Noel Chance 14 06:35.5
1996 Imperial Call 7 Conor O'Dwyer Fergie Sutherland (IRE) 10 06:42.3
1995 Master Oats 9 Norman Williamson Kim Bailey 15 06:55.9
1994 The Fellow 9 Adam Kondrat François Doumen (FRA) 15 06:40.7
1993 Jodami 8 Mark Dwyer Peter Beaumont 16 06:34.4
1992 Cool Ground 10 Adrian Maguire Toby Balding 8 06:47.5
1991 Garrison Savannah 8 Mark Pitman Jenny Pitman 14 06:49.8
1990 Norton's Coin 9 Graham McCourt Sirrel Griffiths 12 06:30.9
1989 Desert Orchid 10 Simon Sherwood David Elsworth 13 07:17.6
1988 Charter Party 10 Richard Dunwoody David Nicholson 15 06:58.9
1987 The Thinker 9 Ridley Lamb Arthur Stephenson 12 06:56.1
1986 Dawn Run† 8 Jonjo O'Neill Paddy Mullins (IRE) 11 06:35.0
1985 Forgive 'n Forget 8 Mark Dwyer Jimmy FitzGerald 15 06:48.3
1984 Burrough Hill Lad 8 Phil Tuck Jenny Pitman 12 06:41.4
1983 Bregawn 9 Graham Bradley Michael W. Dickinson 11 06:57.6
1982 Silver Buck 10 Robert Earnshaw Michael Dickinson 22 07:11.3
1981 Little Owl 7 Mr Jim Wilson Peter Easterby 15 07:09.9
1980 Master Smudge [4] 8 Richard Hoare Arthur Barrow 14 07:14.2
1979 Alverton 9 Jonjo O'Neill Peter Easterby 14 07:01.0
1978 Midnight Court 7 John Francome Fred Winter 10 06:57.3
1977 Davy Lad 7 Dessie Hughes Mick O'Toole (IRE) 13 07:13.8
1976 Royal Frolic 7 John Burke Fred Rimell 11 06:40.1
1975 Ten Up 8 Tommy Carberry Jim Dreaper (IRE) 8 07:51.4
1974 Captain Christy 7 Bobby Beasley Pat Taaffe (IRE) 7 07:05.5
1973 The Dikler 10 Ron Barry Fulke Walwyn 12 06:37.2
1972 Glencaraig Lady† 8 Frank Berry Francis Flood (IRE) 12 07:17.8
1971 L'Escargot 8 Tommy Carberry Dan Moore (IRE) 8 08:00.6
1970 L'Escargot 7 Tommy Carberry Dan Moore (IRE) 12 06:47.4
1969 What A Myth 12 Paul Kelleway Ryan Price 11 07:30.8
1968 Fort Leney 10 Pat Taaffe Tom Dreaper (IRE) 5 06:51.0
1967 Woodland Venture 7 Terry Biddlecombe Fred Rimell 8 06:59.2
1966 Arkle 9 Pat Taaffe Tom Dreaper (IRE) 5 06:54.2
1965 Arkle 8 Pat Taaffe Tom Dreaper (IRE) 4 06:41.2
1964 Arkle 7 Pat Taaffe Tom Dreaper (IRE) 4 06:45.6
1963 Mill House 6 Willie Robinson Fulke Walwyn 12 07:08.4
1962 Mandarin 11 Fred Winter Fulke Walwyn 10 06:39.4
1961 Saffron Tartan 10 Fred Winter Don Butchers 9 06:49.8
1960 Pas Seul 7 Bill Rees Bob Turnell 11 07:00.0
1959 Roddy Owen 10 Bobby Beasley Danny Morgan (IRE) 11 07:28.4
1958 Kerstin† 8 Stan Hayhurst Verly Bewicke 9 06:55.6
1957 Linwell 9 Michael Scudamore Charlie Mallon[3] 13 06:55.6
1956 Limber Hill 9 Jimmy Power Bill Dutton 11 06:42.0
1955 Gay Donald 9 Tony Grantham Jim Ford 9 06:59.2
1954 Four Ten 8 Tommy Cusack John Roberts 9 07:12.2
1953 Knock Hard 9 Tim Molony Vincent O'Brien (IRE) 12 06:28.4
1952 Mont Tremblant 6 Dave Dick Fulke Walwyn 13 07:02.3
1951 Silver Fame 12 Martin Molony George Beeby 6 06:23.4
1950 Cottage Rake 11 Aubrey Brabazon Vincent O'Brien (IRE) 6 07:00.6
1949 Cottage Rake 10 Aubrey Brabazon Vincent O'Brien (IRE) 6 06:36.0
1948 Cottage Rake 9 Aubrey Brabazon Vincent O'Brien (IRE) 12 06:56.4
1947 Fortina 6 Mr Richard Black Hector Christie 12 06:41.2
1946 Prince Regent 11 Tim Hyde Tom Dreaper (IRE) 6 06:47.6
1945 Red Rower 11 Davy Jones 2nd Lord Stalbridge 16 06:16.2
1942 Medoc II 8 Frenchie Nicholson Reg Hobbs 12 06:38.0
1941 Poet Prince 9 Roger Burford Ivor Anthony 10 06:15.6
1940 Roman Hackle 7 Evan Williams Owen Anthony 7 06:46.4
1939 Brendan's Cottage 9 George Owen George Beeby 5 07:34.2
1938 Morse Code 9 Danny Morgan Ivor Anthony 6 06:35.2
1936 Golden Miller 9 Evan Williams Owen Anthony 6 07:05.2
1935 Golden Miller 8 Gerry Wilson Basil Briscoe 5 06:30.0
1934 Golden Miller 7 Gerry Wilson Basil Briscoe 7 07:04.6
1933 Golden Miller 6 Billy Stott Basil Briscoe 7 07:33.0
1932 Golden Miller 5 Ted Leader Basil Briscoe 6 07:33.4
1930 Easter Hero 10 Tommy Cullinan Jack Anthony 4 07:06.0
1929 Easter Hero 9 Dick Rees Jack Anthony 10 06:57.0
1928 Patron Saint 5 Dick Rees Stanley Harrison 7 07:29.6
1927 Thrown In 11 Mr Hugh Grosvenor Owen Anthony 8 07:28.0
1926 Koko 8 Tim Hamey Alfred Bickley 8 07:11.0
1925 Ballinode† 9 Ted Leader Frank Morgan (IRE) 4 07:29.6
1924 Red Splash 5 Dick Rees Fred Withington 9 -

Cheltenham Gold Cup 2020

The Cheltenham Gold Cup is the most prestigious prize in steeplechasing and the feature race of the Cheltenham Festival. Last year, it was won by Al Boum Photo, ridden by jockey Paul Townend.

We’ll have all the latest Cheltenham Gold Cup Tips and news right up to post time on this page.