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Coral sponsors the Haldon Gold Cup

Press Release 28th October 2019 Exeter

28th October, 2019 - Exeter Racecourse is delighted to announce that Coral, a leading online betting company, will sponsor the 2019 Haldon Gold Cup.


The Coral  Haldon Gold Cup, worth £70,000, takes place on Tuesday, November 5 and is the flagship race of Exeter Racecourse.

The historic handicap chase boasts an outstanding roll of honour featuring the likes of Best Mate, three times the winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and King George VI Chase hero Cue Card. Other winners include Politlogue, winner of the Tingle Creek.

As well as the Haldon Gold Cup, Coral will sponsor five other races at the meeting: 

  • Coral Novice Hurdle
  • Coral Novice Chase
  • Coral Handicap Chase
  • Coral Handicap Hurdle
  • Coral Staying Hurdle


Jack Parkinson, general manager at Exeter Racecourse, said:

“The Haldon Gold Cup is Devon’s richest race on our most prestigious raceday when several thousand people will come racing. To work with Coral in its sponsorship of this race - The Coral Haldon Gold Cup - is very exciting and we are delighted to welcome them on board as sponsors. The supporting card is also excellent and, if history repeats itself, we are expecting some exceptional racing.”

Simon Clare, Coral PR Director, said:

“We are delighted to be sponsoring the Coral Haldon Gold Cup, a race with great heritage and an impressive roll of honour. 

“Coral is a proud, committed and long standing supporter of top class horse racing in Britain, and the Haldon Gold Cup fits in well with the Coral sponsorship portfolio”

 The Coral Haldon Gold Cup Day takes place Tuesday, November 5.


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