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# Gold cup

This year
# Galopin Des Champs
Willie Mullins' Galopin Des Champs wins Cheltenham Gold Cup to cap dominant week for the Irish
Gold Cup glory for powerhouse duo from Bravemansgame.
# Racing
Mullins and Townend win Cheltenham Gold Cup with Galopin Des Champs
Gold Cup glory for powerhouse duo from Bravemansgame.
Last year
# Al Boum Photo
Chetlenham Gold Cup winner among strong Auteuil team for Mullins
Al Boum Photo joins Klassical Dream, Kemboy and Tornado Flyer.
# too good
Kyprios underlines Gold Cup credentials with impressive Leopardstown win
The Aidan O’Brien-trained four-year-old finished 14 lengths clear in the Saval Beg Levmoss Stakes.
# Racing
Clan Des Obeaux and Allaho headline Gold Cup field
Elsewhere Bob Olinger steps up in search of Festival double at Punchestown.
# Gold cup
Rachael Blackmore continues to take racing and the sporting world by storm
Willie Mullins had five of the seven winners on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival, and he is not the headline act.
# Racing
Rachael Blackmore's Gold Cup glory - 'I just can't explain how lucky I feel'
A Plus Tard landed the big one at Cheltenham today.
# Star Of The Show
Rachael Blackmore makes history again as A Plus Tard wins Cheltenham Gold Cup
A Plus Tard was sent off the 3/1 favourite.
# Oldest Stager
Opportunity knocks for Davy Russell as he bids for a second Gold Cup win
The Youghal man defied many doubters when he came back from 11 months sidelined last year.
# William Hill
3 top tips for Gold Cup Day at Cheltenham
Johnny Ward makes his selections for the final day of this year’s festival, along with the latest William Hill odds.
# Main Event
Minella Indo takes on 10 rivals in Cheltenham Gold Cup defence
Henry de Bromhead’s horse looks to retain his crown on Friday.
# Runners and Riders
Minella Indo and A Plus Tard heading for Gold Cup rematch
Dual winner Al Boum Photo one of four left in by Willie Mullins.
# Racing
The wheel will turn again, but for now the Irish strength at Cheltenham should be appreciated
The deep strength in Irish National Hunt racing these days has created the backdrop to next week’s festival.
# Racing
Elliott hoping to take Gold Cup chance with Conflated
‘I’d go for the Gold Cup. Michael wants to go for the Ryanair’.
# long lens preview
Donn McClean: Title-holder Minella Indo under-rated ahead of fascinating Cheltenham Gold Cup
Donn McClean takes a look at the contenders for the Gold Cup, three weeks out from the Cheltenham festival.
# Racing
Cheltenham Gold Cup is the next stop for A Plus Tard
Cheveley Park chief outlines Festival plans for star runners.
All time
# Native River
End of an era as 2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner heads for well-deserved retirement
2018 Gold Cup winner has run final race after being pulled up in Welsh National.
# Minella Magic
'She didn't have to be asked to do that. She’s just a lovely person, from good people'
John Nallen on a magical racing year for the Minella horses and the success of Rachael Blackmore.
# dark horse
Protektorat sparks Gold Cup dreams at Aintree
Many Clouds triumph a famous one for Bridget Andrews.
# Blow
Gold Cup-winning rider Kennedy suffers suspected broken arm in Navan fall
‘Unfortunately, it looks like Jack has broken his arm again.’
# Preview
No Ruby, but Kemboy can clinch it again: Punchestown Gold Cup preview
Johnny Ward previews a race that was last won by Ruby Walsh on his final ride.
# Racing
Bryony Frost lands brilliant Sandown double while Enrilo loses Gold Cup feature in stewards’ room
The King George hero Frodon triumphed again.
# clan des obeaux
Alex Ferguson's Aintree winner set to run in Punchestown Gold Cup
Connections opt against running Clan Des Obeaux at Sandown.
# Janidil
Gold Cup glory for Willie Mullins as Jody McGarvey steers Janidil home
Jockey McGarvey produced a masterclass at Fairyhouse.
# Gold cup
Minella Indo wins the Gold Cup as Henry de Bromhead completes dream Cheltenham week
The feature race on the last day of the Festival went to Minella Indo.
# Conor O'Dwyer
'Michael just said, 'I'm paying Mouse to train him, I'm paying you to ride him, it's yere decision'
Conor O’Dwyer only won four races as a jockey at Cheltenham. Two Gold Cup and two Champion Hurdles made for an impressive strike rate though.
# gold star
Kemboy gallops to Irish Gold Cup glory at Leopardstown
Mullins’ runner makes all in Leopardstown highlight.
# Cheltenham
Al Boum Photo headlines Gold Cup contenders
Willie Mullins-trained nine-year-old bidding to strike for third time in Cheltenham showpiece.
# Coole Customer
Coole Cody makes all for Paddy Power Gold Cup glory
Cheltenham delight for Evan Williams and Tom O’Brien.
# Racing
Fabulous Frodon proves unstoppable at Cheltenham
Gold Cup firmly on the agenda after Ryanair hero defies welter burden.
# Royal Ascot
Super Stradivarius produces brilliant best for third Gold Cup
Jubilant Dettori always in cruise control as ground fears prove unfounded.
# Racing
Mullins the epitome of grace after triumphant Friday and Gold Cup for the ages
Four wins on the final day at Cheltenham saw Willie Mullins named the Festival’s top trainer.
# Racing
3 tips for Friday as Cheltenham climaxes with the Gold Cup
We’re down to the final day at Prestbury Park – but it’s a big one.
# Native River
2018 winner ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup due to injury
Native River will miss the marquee race next month.
# Joy And Despair
Kennedy will miss Cheltenham due to leg injury in race after winning Irish Gold Cup
Kennedy suffered the injury in the next race after he had celebrated Delta Work’s success.
# Runners and Riders
3 recent Gold Cup winners amongst 31 entries for this year's Cheltenham prize
The 2020 Gold Cup takes place on Friday 13 March.
# column
Johnny Ward: Kemboy's predicament exposes the mess that Supreme Racing has gotten itself into
As of Monday of last week, the Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite is not allowed to race.
# royal racing
Thomas Hobson in line for Ascot return as Mullins eyes Gold Cup
The champion Irish jumps trainer has trained three of the last four winners of the Ascot Stakes.
# Drive For Five
Gold Cup hope Capri out to give O'Brien fifth successive Saval Beg triumph at Leopardstown
The Irish Derby and St Leger winner is an 8-1 shot for next month’s Gold Cup.
# Winner winner
Willie Mullins: 'I haven't let the Gold Cup burrow into my mind but now it's arrived it's fantastic'
Al Boum Photo’s victory helped lift the mood after Sir Erec’s death earlier in the day.