Discover the world with our lifehacks

What date is Hennessy Gold Cup?

What date is Hennessy Gold Cup?

26th November 2022
Saturday 26th November 2022 Newbury Racecourse hosts one of the finest days of the National Hunt Racing season with the 66th running of the Ladbrokes Trophy (formerly the Hennessy Gold Cup).

What is the Hennessy Gold Cup now called?

The Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury, now run as the Ladbrokes Trophy, is one of the most prestigious handicap chases of the season. The Hennessy sponsorship began in 1957 and lasted 60 years, the longest-running commercial sponsorship in horse racing. The race was known as the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup.

Where is the Hennessy Gold Cup?

It is run at Newbury over a distance of about 3 miles and 2 furlongs (3 miles, 1 furlong and 214 yards, or 5,225 metres), and during its running there are twenty-one fences to be jumped.

What happened Dream Alliance?

The stable at Cefn Fforest, Blackwood in South Wales, a poor mining village, owned by Brian and Jan Vokes (in the movie we watched Brian building it), who bred Dream Alliance, the Welsh National winner, was burned to the ground in an arson attack on 26 November 2017.

How much does the winner of the Welsh Grand National get?

The Grand National is one of the richest and most rewarding horse races in the world giving £1 million in total prize money with over half of that going to the winner – £561,300 in 2022.

Does Jan still own Dream Alliance?

Dream Alliance is now 20 years old and retired – unlike Jan, who still works two jobs.

Is Dark Horse a true story?

Louise Osmond’s documentary is the inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men’s club who take on the elite ‘sport of kings’ and breed themselves a racehorse.

How much does Frankie Dettori get paid?

Interestingly, just one jockey who mainly plies their trade in the UK cracked the top 50 in our list, which was Frankie Dettori, with estimated career earnings of over $212m, showing just how significantly higher the prize purses are in other countries (especially Japan).

How much does jockey get paid?

The salaries of Horse Jockeys in the US range from $10,049 to $271,427 , with a median salary of $48,880 . The middle 57% of Horse Jockeys makes between $48,882 and $123,036, with the top 86% making $271,427.

Did Dream Alliance have any foals?

They ultimately bought her for £350 and named Davies as the “racing manager” of the group. They bred Rewbell to Bien Bien, a stallion in his first year at stud in the UK, and the ensuing foal was born in 2001.

Where is Dream Alliance now?

As of 2015 Dream Alliance is stabled in Somerset under the care of the horse groom who worked for Hobbs and took care of him during his career.

What became of Dream Alliance?

Dream Alliance is still alive and living happily in Somerset and even though he can have visitors, Jan can’t bring herself to go. “I’d love to have brought him home but it wasn’t to be, but he’s well looked after and anyone can go and see him anyway,” she said.