The 2016 Cheltenham Timico Gold Cup was won is style by the Gordon Elliott trained 9/4f Don Cossack ridden by Bryan Cooper. Pushed into the lead as they approached the last he powered up the hill to win by 4 ½ lengths ahead of the gallant Djakadam and Don Poli, a further 10 lengths behind.
Gold Cup Day 2017 begins:
Please note times and sponsors correct as of March 2016.
|13.30||The JCB Triumph Hurdle||2m abt 1f||Hurdle|
|14.10||The Vincent O’Brien County Handicap Hurdle Race||2m abt 1f||Hurdle|
|14.50||The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Race||abt 3m||Hurdle|
|15.30||The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase||3m abt 2½ f||Cha|
|16.10||The St. James’s Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase Challenge Cup||3m abt 2½ f||Chase|
|16.50||The Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle Race(0-145)||2m abt 4½ f||Hurdle|
|17.30||The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup||2m abt ½ f||Chase|
Information subject to change.