Famous Horse Races

July Cup

Newmarket Racecourse
A Brief History Of July Cup
The July 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 Newmarket Racecourse in early July. It was first run in 1876.

It is one of the top sprint races in Europe, and is often contested by horses which ran previously in the Golden Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.
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Winner

Sakhee's Secret
Les Arcs
Pastoral Pursuits
Frizzante
Oasis Dream
Continent
Mozart
Agnes World
Stravinsky
Elnadim
Compton Place
Anabaa
Lake Coniston
Owington
Hamas
Mr Brooks
Polish Patriot
Royal Academy
Cadeaux Genereux
Soviet Star
Ajdal
Green Desert
Never So Bold
Chief Singer
Habibti
Sharpo
Marwell
Moorestyle
Thatching
Solinus
Gentilhombre
Lochnager
Lianga
Saritamer
Thatch
Parsimony
Realm
Huntercombe
Tudor Music
So Blessed
Forlorn River
Lucasland
Merry Madcap
Daylight Robbery
Secret Step
Marsolve
Galivanter
Tin Whistle
Right Boy
Right Boy
Vigo
Matador
Pappa Fourway
Vilmoray
Devon Vintage
Set Fair
Hard Sauce
Abernant
Abernant
Palm Vista
Falls of Clyde
The Bug
Honeyway
Comatas
no race
Portobello
Shalfleet
Mickey the Greek
Bellacose
Bellacose
Coroado
Myrobella
Concerto
Xandover
Sir Cosmo
Tiffin
Golden Oracle
Highborn
Diomedes / Phalaros
Diomedes
Drake
Golden Corn
Pharmacie
Tetratema
Diadem
Diadem
Irish Elegance
no race
Torloisk
Volta
Golden Sun
Spanish Prince
Spanish Prince
Sunder
Amore
Jack Snipe
Lesbia
Dinneford
Thrush
Delaunay
Sundridge
Sundridge
Sundridge
Lord Bobs
Running Stream
Eager
Ugly
Kilcock
Worcester
Woolsthorpe
Best Man
Prince Hampton
Workington
Memoir
Queen of the Fairies
Mephisto
Fullerton
Ormonde
Melton
Energy
Geheimniss
Clairvaux
Tristan
Charibert
Charibert
Phoenix
Trappist
Springfield
Springfield
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Steve Drowne
John Egan
John Egan
Johnny Murtagh
Richard Hughes
Darryll Holland
Michael Kinane
Yutaka Take
Michael Kinane
Richard Hills
Seb Sanders
Freddy Head
Pat Eddery
Paul Eddery
Willie Carson
Lester Piggott
Ray Cochrane
John Reid
Paul Eddery
Cash Asmussen
Trainer

Hughie Morrison
Tim Pitt
Hughie Morrison
James Fanshawe
John Gosden
David Nicholls
Aidan O'Brien
Hideyuki Mori
Aidan O'Brien
John Dunlop
James Toller
Criquette Head
Geoff Lewis
Geoff Wragg
Peter Walwyn
Richard Hannon
Guy Harwood
Vincent O'Brien
Alex Scott
André Fabre
Owner

Bridget Swire
Willie McKay
National Stud
Jan Hopper
Khalid Abdulla
Lucayan Stud
Michael Tabor
Takao Watanabe
Sue Magnier
Hamdan Al Maktoum
Duke of Devonshire
Ghislaine Head
Highclere Racing Ltd
Baron von Ullmann
Hamdan Al Maktoum
Paul Green
Dick Kirstein
Classic Thoroughbred
Maktoum Al Maktoum
Sheikh Mohammed
Time

1:10.77
1:11.16
1:11.86
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1:09.94
1:13.00
1:09.86
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1:09.51
1:09.72
1:12.10
1:10.63
1:12.42
1:10.96
1:13.08
1:11.80
1:12.98
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1:09.82
1:12.55