Famous Horse Races

Haydock Sprint Cup

Haydock Racecourse
A Brief History Of Haydock Sprint Cup
The Sprint Cup is a Group 1 flat horse race for three-year-old and above thoroughbreds run over a distance of 6 furlongs (1,207 metres) at Haydock Park Racecourse in early September.

It was first run in 1966 and was originally run in November, switching to September in 1979. The race has been run as a Group 1 since 1988.
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Winner

Red Clubs
Reverence
Goodricke
Tante Rose
Somnus
Invincible Spirit
Nuclear Debate
Pipalong
Diktat
Tamarisk
Royal Applause
Iktamal
Cherokee Rose
Lavinia Fontana
Wolfhound
Sheikh Albadou
Polar Falcon
Dayjur
Danehill
Dowsing
Ajdal
Green Desert
Orojoya
Petong
Habibti
Indian King
Runnett
Moorestyle
Double Form
Absalom
Boldboy
Record Token
Lianga
Princely Son
The Blues
Abergwaun
Green God
Golden Orange
Tudor Music
no race
Be Friendly
Be Friendly
Age

5
5
3
4
3
5
6
4
4
3
4
4
4
5
4
4
4
3
3
4
Jockey

Michael Hills
Kevin Darley
Jamie Spencer
Richard Hughes
Ted Durcan
John Carroll
Gérald Mossé
Kevin Darley
Frankie Dettori
Tim Sprake
Michael Hills
Willie Ryan
Cash Asmussen
Jason Weaver
Michael Roberts
Bruce Raymond
Cash Asmussen
Willie Carson
Pat Eddery
Pat Eddery
Trainer

Barry Hills
Eric Alston
David Loder
Roger Charlton
Tim Easterby
John Dunlop
John Hammond
Tim Easterby
Saeed bin Suroor
Roger Charlton
Barry Hills
Ed Dunlop
John Hammond
John Dunlop
John Gosden
Alex Scott
John Hammond
Dick Hern
Jeremy Tree
Jeremy Tree
Owner

Ronald Arculli
Gary Middlebrook
Sheikh Mohammed
Bjorn Nielsen
Legard Sidebottom
Prince A A Faisal
Bob Chester
T H Bennett
Godolphin Stables
Highclere Racing Ltd
Maktoum Al Maktoum
Maktoum Al Maktoum
Sheikh Mohammed
Cyril Humphries
Sheikh Mohammed
Hilal Salem
David Thompson
Hamdan Al Maktoum
Khalid Abdulla
Khalid Abdulla
Time

1:13.11
1:15.78
1:10.87
1:11.58
1:13.49
1:12.44
1:15.39
1:15.49
1:11.04
1:11.30
1:14.46
1:09.92
1:13.74
1:11.42
1:10.98
1:14.17
1:11.23
1:12.50
1:12.75
1:17.24