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Behind Closed Doors

SATURDAY 5 September
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BETFAIR SPRINT CUP DAY AT HAYDOCK PARK

 

Betfair Sprint Cup Day is arguably one of the most exhilarating Flat racing fixtures in the sporting calendar.

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LEADING CONTENDERS

 

We take a look at the leading contenders ahead of the 2020 Betfair Sprint Cup...

This event will be taking place behind closed doors and will not be open for the public to attend. 

 

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Event Schedule

Start Time

Race

Distance Televised

1.10pm

The Betfair Exchange Ascendant Stakes

abt 1m

1.45pm

The Betfair Superior Mile Stakes abt 1m ITV

2.15pm

The Best Odds On The Betfair Exchange Handicap Stakes 1m abt 6f ITV

2.50pm

The Betfair Exchange Old Borough Cup Handicap Stakes 1m abt 6f ITV

3.25pm

The Betfair Sprint Cup Stakes 6f ITV

4.00pm

The Betfair Each Way Edge Be Friendly Handicap Stakes

5f

4.35pm

The Betfair Exchange Free Bet Streak Handicap Stakes abt 1m

The Going

Soft, Heavy in places

Going Stick: 5.7

 

THE LATEST BETFAIR SPRINT CUP NEWS

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7/2 favourite Oxted heads 15 in G1 Betfair Sprint Cup at Haydock Park on Saturday

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Saturday 5 September sees the 54th renewal of the Sprint Cup so we take a look back at past winners...

 

 

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Time

1966

Be Friendly

Colin Williams

Cyril Mitchell

1:16.40

1967

Be Friendly

Scobie Breasley

Cyril Mitchell

1:18.00

1968

No Race

 

 

 

1969

Tudor Music

Frankie Durr

Michael Jarvis

1:14.80

1970

Golden Orange

Jimmy Lindley

Ken Cundell

1:15.60

1971

Green God

Lester Piggott

Michael Jarvis

1:15.90

1972

Abergwaun

Lester Piggott

Vincent O'Brien

1:16.16

1973

The Blues

Richard Marshall

Bill Marshall

1:17.10

1974

Princely Son

Johnny Seagrave

Ken Cundell

1:21.75

1975

Lianga

Yves Saint-Martin

Angel Penna, Sr.

1:18.61

1976

Record Token

Pat Eddery

Peter Walwyn

1:19.50

1977

Boldboy

Willie Carson

Dick Hern

1:19.21

1978

Absalom

Taffy Thomas

Ryan Jarvis

1:17.99

1979

Double Form

Geoff Lewis

Fulke Johnson Houghton

1:12.72

1980

Moorestyle

Lester Piggott

Robert Armstrong

1:14.81

1981

Runnett

Bruce Raymond

John Dunlop

1:14.14

1982

Indian King

Greville Starkey

Guy Harwood

1:12.51

1983

Habibti

Willie Carson

John Dunlop

1:15.31

1984

Petong

Bruce Raymond

Michael Jarvis

1:13.17

1985

Orojoya

Brent Thomson

Jeremy Hindley

1:16.24

1986

Green Desert

Walter Swinburn

Michael Stoute

1:14.82

1987

Ajdal

Walter Swinburn

Michael Stoute

1:14.87

1988

Dowsing

Pat Eddery

Jeremy Tree

1:17.24

1989

Danehill

Pat Eddery

Jeremy Tree

1:12.75

1990

Dayjur

Willie Carson

Dick Hern

1:12.50

1991

Polar Falcon

Cash Asmussen

John Hammond

1:11.23

1992

Sheikh Albadou

Bruce Raymond

Alex Scott

1:14.17

1993

Wolfhound

Michael Roberts

John Gosden

1:10.98

1994

Lavinia Fontana

Jason Weaver

John Dunlop

1:11.42

1995

Cherokee Rose

Cash Asmussen

John Hammond

1:13.74

1996

Iktamal

Willie Ryan

Ed Dunlop

1:09.92

1997

Royal Applause

Michael Hills

Barry Hills

1:14.46

1998

Tamarisk

Tim Sprake

Roger Charlton

1:11.30

1999

Diktat

Frankie Dettori

Saeed bin Suroor

1:11.04

2000

Pipalong

Kevin Darley

Tim Easterby

1:15.49

2001

Nuclear Debate

Gérald Mossé

John Hammond

1:15.39

2002

Invincible Spirit

John Carroll

John Dunlop

1:12.44

2003

Somnus

Ted Durcan

Tim Easterby

1:13.49

2004

Tante Rose

Richard Hughes

Roger Charlton

1:11.58

2005

Goodricke

Jamie Spencer

David Loder

1:10.87

2006

Reverence

Kevin Darley

Eric Alston

1:15.78

2007

Red Clubs

Michael Hills

Barry Hills

1:13.11

2008

African Rose

Stéphane Pasquier

Criquette Head-Maarek

1:12.81

2009

Regal Parade

Adrian Nicholls

David Nicholls

1:13.74

2010

Markab

Pat Cosgrave

Henry Candy

1:09.40

2011

Dream Ahead

William Buick

David Simcock

1:10.36

2012

Society Rock

Kieren Fallon

James Fanshawe

1:10.20

2013

Gordon Lord Byron

Johnny Murtagh

Tom Hogan

1:12.25

2014

G Force

Daniel Tudhope

David O'Meara

1:12.95

2015

Twilight Son

Fergus Sweeney

Henry Candy

1:12.86

2016

Quiet Reflection

Dougie Costello

Karl Burke

1:13.45

2017

Harry Angel

Adam Kirby

Clive Cox

1:13.90

2018

The Tin Man

Oisin Murphy

James Fanshawe

1:14.13

2019

Hello Youmzain

James Doyle

Kevin Ryan

1:12.79

 

 

SPEEDY COCKTAILS

Markab won the 2010 Sprint Cup in a record 1:09.40 so we've selected three tasty drink recipes that you can make in less than 70 seconds. Ready, set, go!

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