Tuesday 3rd November 2020
Remember, remember the third of November because we’ll be going for gold on Devon’s richest raceday at Exeter Racecourse.
Janika galloped home the 2019 Coral Haldon Gold Cup hero, and was shortened to 12-1 for the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
The Nicky Henderson-trained six-year-old made light work of his rivals taking up the lead three fences from home and staying on to beat the Paul Nicholls-trained Dolos by two and a quarter lengths.
It was the first time Henderson has won the race since the golden age of Travado, who landed a hat-trick in the race in the early 1990s.
A day steeped in history and a must-attend event, with the prestigious Haldon Gold Cup highlighted as the feature of the day. Our message to you is to book a day off, and be part of a great day for Devon when the best head to the west for Gold Cup glory at Exeter races.
The first Haldon Gold Cup was run on October 30th 1987 and now celebrated as the ‘jewel in Exeter’s Crown’, is a race steeped in rich racing history.
The feature fixture is an early season highlight at Exeter Racecourse and typically attracts some of the country’s best two mile chasers.
Read more about the History of the Haldon Gold Cup here.