Famous Horse Races

Chester Cup

Chester Racecourse
A Brief History Of Chester Cup
The Chester Cup is a flat horse race for four-year-old and above thoroughbreds run over a distance of 2 mile 2 furlongs and 147 yards (3,755 metres) at Chester Racecourse in May. It is a handicap race and was first run in 1824.
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Winner
Bulwark
Greenwich Meantime
Admiral
Anak Pekan
Anak Pekan
Hugs Dancer
Fantasy Hill
Rainbow High
Bangalore
Rainbow High
Silence in Court
Top Cees
Merit
Top Cees
Doyce
Rodeo Star
Welshman
Star Player
Travelling Light
Grey Salute
Old Hubert
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5
5
4
6
6
6
4
4
7
7
4
5
5
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5
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7
Jockey
Jim Crowley
Paul Hanagan
John Egan
Philip Robinson
Philip Robinson
Dean McKeown
Pat Eddery
Richard Hughes
Gary Bardwell
Michael Hills
Allan Mackay
Jimmy Fortune
Jimmy Quinn
Kieren Fallon
Gary Bardwell
Nicky Carlisle
Jimmy Quinn
Frankie Dettori
Alan Munro
Pat Eddery
M L Thomas
Trainer
Ian Williams
Richard Fahey
Tim Pitt
Michael Jarvis
Michael Jarvis
James Given
John Dunlop
Barry Hills
Amanda Perrett
Barry Hills
Alan Bailey
Lynda Ramsden
Paul Cole
Lynda Ramsden
Robert Williams
Nigel Tinkler
Michael Blanshard
J H Baker
Lynda Ramsden
John Jenkins
Alan Bailey
Owner
Time
4:06.57
3:58.89
4:03.34
4:14.60
4:10.90
4:04.89
4:00.20
4:01.23
4:03.00
4:00.64
4:06.63
4:23.18
4:06.63
4:03.35
4:03.18
4:02.51
3:57.96
4:13.41
4:10.18
3:57.99
4:34.58