Newcastle Gold Cup

Newcastle Gold Cup, Newcastle Racecourse

Looking for early info on this year’s Newcastle Gold Cup? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.

Run over 2,300 metres, the Newcastle Gold Cup is a Group 3 race taking place at Newcastle Racecourse. With a $160,000 prize purse, it attracts its fair share of long distance runners from Australia and overseas.

This race has been run over various distances, including: 2250, 2300 and 2400 metres.

Starting out as a Principal Race, this race was upgraded to Group 3 in 1981, followed by Group 2 in 1985. Since 2001, it was downgraded to Group 3 and has stayed that way.

Newcastle Gold Cup 2019 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Friday, September 20th, 2019
  • Track Location: Newcastle Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Right-handed
  • Race Distance: 2,300 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Open handicap
  • Qualification: Open
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 3
  • Prize Purse: $200,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1898

Newcastle Gold Cup Betting

There are many different ways to bet on the Newcastle Gold Cup, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

Bet Type How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Newcastle Gold Cup
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Newcastle Gold Cup.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Newcastle Gold Cup. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in the Newcastle Gold Cup, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.
Quinella Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within the Newcastle Gold Cup, in order to win the Quinella.
Exacta Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Newcastle Gold Cup to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Newcastle Gold Cup to win the Trifecta.
First Four You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Newcastle Gold Cup to win the First 4.
Quadrella Bet (Quaddie) You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from the Newcastle Gold Cup, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The Newcastle Gold Cup

  1. Join up at neds.com.au
  2. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  3. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
  4. Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Newcastle Gold Cup Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Newcastle Gold Cup 2019 Odds

Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2019 edition of the Newcastle Gold Cup here. 

(Please note that the odds below are from 11/09/2019, prior to acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds
TBA TBA TBA

Which Horse Will Win The Newcastle Gold Cup

The best way to pick who will win the Newcastle Gold Cup is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.

Newcastle Gold Cup Favourites

Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.

Newcastle Gold Cup 2019 Field

Once nominations are released. we will display the 16 most likely runners to make the field below.

Newcastle Gold Cup 2019 Tips

Favourite: TBA

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

Newcastle Gold Cup Race Day

Race day takes place on Friday, the 20th of September, 2019.

Newcastle Gold Cup Barrier Draw

The 2019 Newcastle Gold Cup barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Newcastle Gold Cup Nominations

Nominations close by 11:00 AM on Monday, the 16th of September, 2019.

Newcastle Gold Cup Weights

A handicap applies to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 17th of September, 2019.

Newcastle Gold Cup Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 18th of September, 2019.

Newcastle Gold Cup Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 18th of
September, 2019.

Newcastle Gold Cup Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Friday, the 20th of September, 2019.

Newcastle Gold Cup Prize Money

The Newcastle Gold Cup prize purse is worth $200,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.

Place Prize Money
1st $113,800
2nd $37,600
3rd $18,300
4th $8,900
5th $4,900
6th $2,500
7th $2,500
8th $2,500
9th $2,500
10th $2,500

Newcastle Gold Cup Race Number

The Newcastle Gold Cup is race number 1 on Friday, the 20th of September, 2019. There are eight races in total that day at Newcastle Racecourse.

Newcastle Gold Cup Form Guide

The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check our full form guide closer to race day to see if the form guide for 2019’s Newcastle Gold Cup has been released.

Newcastle Gold Cup Live

You can watch or listen to the 2019 Newcastle Gold Cup live, across the following mediums.

Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)

Radio: Radio Sport National

Newcastle Gold Cup Winners

Winners of the Newcastle Gold Cup for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. 

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2018 Carzoff Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 54 kgs 2:24.44
2017 Broadside Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 54 kgs 2:24.26
2016 Sacred Master Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 56.5 kgs 2:14.59
2015 Beyond Thankful Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 58 kgs 2:23.55
2014 Disclaimer Paul Snowden Jason Collett 54 kgs 2:23.16
2013 Winning Glory David Payne Nash Rawiller 56.5 kgs 2:24.96
2012 Glencadam Gold Gai Waterhouse Nash Rawiller 58 kgs 2:23.34
2011 Green Moon Robert Hickmott Brenton Avdulla 53 kgs 2:22.47
2010 Stratofortress Gai Waterhouse Peter Robl 53 kgs 2:22.22
2009 Streetfighter Terry Mathrick Kerrin McEvoy 54 kgs 2:26.99
2008 Bianca Gai Waterhouse Nash Rawiller 56.5 kgs 2:23.45
2007 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2006 Bikkie Tin Blues Brian Smith Brad Pengelly 54 kgs 2:21.13
2005 Carael Boy

high Cee

Bob Milligan

Bart Cummings

Larry Cassidy

Blake Shinn

56 kgs

52 kgs

2:25.58
2004 Another Warrior Alan Bailey Glen Colless 55.5 kgs 2:20.54
2003 Comforts John Hawkes Corey Brown 55.5 kgs 2:21.58
2002 Time Off John Hawkes Corey Brown 53 kgs 2:23.40
2001 Agincourt Express Gai Waterhouse Glen Boss 54 kgs 2:24.88
2000 Silent Impact Neville McBurney Darryl McLellan 51 kgs 2:28.46