Glencadam Gold Wins 2012 Newcastle Gold Cup – Results

September 20th, 2012

Glencadam Gold has won the Group 3 Newcastle Gold Cup at Newcastle Racecourse today September 20, 2012.

The Refuse To Bend gelding has won more than $200,000 in prize money during his career and has won five of his 11 race starst.

Glencadam Gold won the race by more than a length ahead of Peal Of Bells, who finished second, and Gazza Guru, who placed third.

The four-year-old was ridden by jockey Nash Rawiller in the 2012 Newcastle Gold Cup.

Rawiller was full of praise for the Irish gelding, who had his first seven race starts in England.

“He’s been well performed over in England,” he said.

“He’ll just keep taking the next step this horse.

“He gives you a very good feel of a good horse.”

Trainer Gai Waterhouse’s stable representative, Mark Newman, felt Glendcadam Gold was on track for the Caulfield Cup 2012 and Melbourne Cup 2012 later this spring.

What he’s shown us so far is pretty good,” Newman said.

“Gai really wants to get him qualified for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

“He’s a really promising galloper.

“He’s very strong on the line and I’m sure the further the better for him.”

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2012 Newcastle Gold Cup Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 1 GLENCADAM GOLD (IRE) Gai Waterhouse Nash Rawiller 1 58kg $1.30F
2 8 PEAL OF BELLS Gwenda Markwell Corey Brown 1.3L 5 55.5kg $13
3 5 GAZZA GURU Stephen Farley Brenton Avdulla 1.5L 3 55.5kg $16
4 7 SAINT ENCOSTA John P Thompson Jim Cassidy 2L 7 55.5kg $21
5 3 ROTHERA Brian Smith Ryan Wiggins 2.7L 4 57.5kg $26
6 4 YULALONA Peter Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 2.7L 2 55.5kg $21
7 2 RACING HEART Joseph Pride Christian Reith 5.8L 8 57.5kg $16
8 9 FRENCH GIFT Steve Hodge Ms Alex Stokes (a) 8.7L 6 55.5kg $81
9 11 HUSISNAME Noel Boland Andrew Gibbons 22L 9 55.5kg $301