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Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

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History

GOLDEN SIXTY winning the Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup.
GOLDEN SIXTY winning the Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup. Picture: HKJC

The Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup is a Group 1 race run under Weight For Age conditions for the middle distance horses at Sha Tin conducted by Hong Kong Jockey Club.
The Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup is run over 2000m. It was first run in 1979 over 1800m.
It is the second leg of the Hong Kong Triple Crown following the Stewards' Cup and leading into the Champions & Chater Cup.
John Moore has an incredible record winning nine editions overall.
Australasian jockeys have had a real trot in the last two decades winning via the likes of Hugh Bowman, Tommy Berry, Zac Purton, Darren Beadman and Shane Dye.
Time Warp won the race in 2018 and regained the title in 2020.
Golden Sixty took his record to 16 wins from 17 starts when he just got home in the 2021 running.
The Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup was worth HK$12m in 2021.
Some notable winners of the Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup include Golden Sixty (2021), Exultant (2019), Time Warp (2018/2020), Werther (2017), Designs On Rome (2015/2016), Military Attack (2013/2014), Ambitious Dragon (2012), California Memory (2011), Viva Pataca (2008/2009), Vengeance Of Rain (2007), Bullish Luck (2004) and Indigenous (1998/1999).
The 2021 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup was won by Golden Sixty from Furore and Exultant.
Racing and Sports

Previous Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup Winners

DateHorseJockeyWTTrainerBP
GOLDEN SIXTY (AUS) 5G
MEDAGLIA D'ORO (USA) - GAUDEAMUS (USA) DISTORTED HUMOR (USA)
C Y HO57.0K W LUI4
TIME WARP (GB) 7G
ARCHIPENKO (USA) - HERE TO ETERNITY (USA) STORMY ATLANTIC (USA)
J MOREIRA57.0A S CRUZ8
EXULTANT (IRE) 5G
TEOFILO (IRE) - CONTRARY (IRE) MARK OF ESTEEM (IRE)
Z PURTON57.0A S CRUZ9
TIME WARP (GB) 5H
ARCHIPENKO (USA) - HERE TO ETERNITY (USA) STORMY ATLANTIC (USA)
Z PURTON57.0A S CRUZ7
WERTHER (NZ) 5G
TAVISTOCK (NZ) - BAGALOLLIES (AUS) ZABEEL (NZ)
J BOWMAN57.0JOHN MOORE4
DESIGNS ON ROME (IRE) 6G
HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR (IRE) - SUMMER TRYSTING (USA) ALLEGED (USA)
TOMMY BERRY57.0JOHN MOORE5
DESIGNS ON ROME (IRE) 5G
HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR (IRE) - SUMMER TRYSTING (USA) ALLEGED (USA)
J MOREIRA57.0JOHN MOORE3
MILITARY ATTACK (IRE) 6G
ORATORIO (IRE) - ALMAASEH (IRE) DANCING BRAVE (USA)
J MOREIRA57.0JOHN MOORE2
MILITARY ATTACK (IRE) 5G
ORATORIO (IRE) - ALMAASEH (IRE) DANCING BRAVE (USA)
Z PURTON57.0JOHN MOORE1
AMBITIOUS DRAGON (NZ) 5G
PINS (AUS) - GOLDEN GAMBLE (NZ) OREGON (USA)
D WHYTE57.0A T MILLARD6
CALIFORNIA MEMORY (USA) 5G
HIGHEST HONOR (FR) - KALPITA (USA) SPINNING WORLD (USA)
M CHADWICK57.0A S CRUZ12
COLLECTION (IRE) 5G
PEINTRE CELEBRE (USA) - LASTING CHANCE (USA) AMERICAN CHANCE (USA)
D BEADMAN58.0JOHN MOORE5
VIVA PATACA (GB) 7G
MARJU (IRE) - COMIC (IRE) BE MY CHIEF (USA)
D BEADMAN58.0JOHN MOORE6
VIVA PATACA (GB) 6G
MARJU (IRE) - COMIC (IRE) BE MY CHIEF (USA)
D BEADMAN58.0JOHN MOORE2
VENGEANCE OF RAIN (NZ) 6G
ZABEEL (NZ) - DANELAGH (AUS) DANEHILL (USA)
ANTHONY DELPECH58.0D E FERRARIS7
SUPER KID (NZ) 6H
GAIUS (IRE) - POMPEII PRIDE (NZ) POMPEII COURT (USA)
R S DYE58.0JOHN MOORE3
PERFECT PARTNER (AUS) 5G
QUEST FOR FAME (GB) - STOCKINGS (AUS)
C SOUMILLON58.0A S CRUZ9
BULLISH LUCK (USA) 5G
ROYAL ACADEMY (USA) - WILD VINTAGE (USA) ALYSHEBA (USA)
F COETZEE58.0A S CRUZ13
OLYMPIC EXPRESS (GB) 5G
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E SAINT-MARTIN58.0I W ALLAN13

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