2017 Newcastle Cup Field, Barriers & Odds

Newcastle Gold Cup

Held every September, the Newcastle Gold Cup takes place midweek at the Broadmeadow Racecourse in Newcastle. Forming part of the prestigious Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, the Newcastle Gold Cup is a Group Three open handicap which takes place over 2300 metres. The Cup forms part of the two-day Newcastle Spring Racing Carnival and traditionally draws less profiled runners than those in the Sydney spring features. When watching the Newcastle Gold Cup one is more likely to see local stayers with a couple of horses to have made the trip from Sydney.

The 2017 Newcastle Gold Cup will be held on September 15th.Newcastle Gold Cup

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Worth $175,000 the Newcastle Gold Cup is the feature staying race of the Newcastle Jockey Club, with many placegetters moving on to bigger things in the spring. The above average country cup has seen several runners go on to compete in the like of the Group One The Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick late in the Sydney carnival.

Newcastle Gold Cup Information

  • Date: September
  • Racecourse: Broadmeadow Racecourse, Newcastle
  • Distance: 2,300 metres
  • Race Type: Open, Handicap
  • Group Listing: Group Three
  • Prize Money: $175,000

Betting On The Newcastle Gold Cup

The Newcastle Gold Cup can be a truly exhilarating race to bet on. Being in the middle of Sydney’s Spring Racing Carnival it is often refreshing to see less known names competing for big honours. So for punters who truly know about horseracing it can be a very profitable event to place a wager on.

Of course there is no better way of betting on the Newcastle Gold Cup than online through reputable bookmakers such as Ladbrokes.com.au. You can sign up within a matter of minutes and bet on all action to take place down on the tracks – no matter where you are in Australia. It simply cannot be beaten!

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Before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au take a look at the table of winners. That way, you can familiarise yourself with the sort of runners which claim the honours at the Newcastle Gold Cup, and spot any similarities with this year’s contestants.

Newcastle Gold Cup News

Fifteen stayers have been confirmed in the final field for Friday’s 2016 Group 3 Newcastle Gold Cup (2200m); offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Locally-based import Singing remains an outright $3.90 favourite in 2016 Newcastle Gold Cup betting markets…