GEELONG GOLD CUP

The Geelong Gold Cup is held in October each year, and like thoroughbred racing’s Geelong Cup, it is viewed as an excellent lead up race to the Melbourne Cup, with the likes of Dyna Tron and Black Magic Opal achieving the double in recent years.

HEATS
Friday 20 October, 2017 (night)
First prizes: $5,000

FINAL
Friday 27 October, 2017
First prize: $47,000

HISTORY

The Geelong Gold Cup was first run in 1962, when won by Darkie Bobs. Many great champions have won the race including The Apprentice (1968), Phantom’s Heir (1970), Tempix (1980), Satan’s Shroud (1982), Fair Sentence (1989), Golden Currency (1993), Sobbing Sal (1996), Suellen Bale (2000), Modern Assassin (2001), Whisky Assassin (2004), Dyna Tron (2011), Black Magic Opal (2013) and Luca Neveelk (2014).

RECENT WINNERS

2016 Shima Song
2015 Dalgetty

2014 Luca Neveelk
2013 Black Magic Opal

2012 Hurunui Hitman
2011 Dyna Tron

WATCH: Shima Song (4) defeats Judicial Man (6) in a thrilling 2016 Geelong Gold Cup

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