|Date||Friday, September 9th, 2022|
|Where to Watch|
|Horses’ Age||3-Year-Old and over.|
The event was established in 1766 and was originally called the Doncaster Gold Cup. The Doncaster Cup was promoted to Group 2 status in 2003. It’s the oldest race currently run under the rules of horse racing.
It’s the last leg of Britain’s Stayers’ Triple Crown with the first leg being the Ascot Gold Cup and the second leg being the Goodwood Cup which is held at Glorious Goodwood.
The Doncaster Cup is held on the third day of the St Leger Festival and the first horse who to win the Stayers’ Triple Crown was Stradivarius.
The most successful jockey in the race is Joe Mercer OBE, he won the race 8 times between 1953 to 1980. The legendary trainer Henry Cecil won the race 7 time and he is the joint leading trainer in the race with Cecil Boyd-Rochfort who trained his first winner in 1934.
Doncaster Cup: Tips, Predictions and Previews
Check back in on the week of the 2022 St Leger Festival for the latest betting tips and previews of the Doncaster Cup from our expert horse racing pundits.
Doncaster Cup: Recent Winners
|2021||Stradivarius||Frankie Dettori||John Gosden|
|2020||Spanish Mission||William Buick||Andrew Balding|
|2019||Stradivarius||Frankie Dettori||John Gosden|
|2018||Thomas Hobson||Ryan Moore||Willie Mullins|
|2017||Desert Skyline||Silvestre de Sousa||David Elsworth|