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The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup

The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup will, as usual, be the fourth race of Day Two at Cheltenham’s International meeting which takes place at Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire every year.

The International is an inspiring two-day horse racing meeting that takes place just a few weeks before Christmas every December, offering 15 excellent races including a featured race each day.

The Unibet Handicap Steeple Chase is the featured race of Friday, Day One, then it’s The Unibet International Hurdle that features on Saturday, Day Two.

The Cheltenham International is scheduled to commence on Friday the 10th and conclude on Saturday the 11th of December 2021. For all The International meeting’s news and ticket information, sign up for The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/.

About the Race

The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup is a Grade 3 National Hunt handicap steeplechase that presents The December Gold Cup at Cheltenham Racecourse every Winter.

Open to horses aged four years old and above, The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup runs 2 miles, 4 furlongs and 127 yards of the New Course at Cheltenham and features 17 fences along its route.

A generous £105,000 is on offer for the first four runners that complete this handicap chase successfully, which is shared proportionately in the following fashion:

1st place – £59,798

2nd place – £22,438

3rd place – £11,235

4th place – £5,596

The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup is scheduled to commence at 13:50 on Saturday the 11th of December 2021.

Runners

The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup is contended magnificently well every single year by runners that intend on winning another particular Gold Cup at The Cheltenham Festival later in the season as well as this one.

Here are the runners, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race on Day Two of The International Meeting 2020 (ordered by saddlecloth number):

  1. Master Tommytucker (GB) – seventh-place finish – 15/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-12 – ridden by jockey Harry Cobden and trained by Paul Nicholls
  2. Cepage (FR) – Pulled Up – 9/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-10 – ridden by jockey Charlie Deutsch and trained by Venetia Williams
  3. Al Dancer (FR) – ninth-place finish – 5/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-9 – ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies
  4. Hunstman Son (IRE) – Pulled Up – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-3 – ridden by jockey Kielan Woods and trained by Alex Hales
  5. Windsor Avenue (IRE) – Pulled Up – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-3 – ridden by jockey Brian Hughes and trained by Brian Ellison
  6. Midnight Shadow (GB) – second-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-3 – ridden by jockey Ryan Mania and trained by Suzy Smith
  7. Saint Sonnet (FR) – Pulled Up – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-2 – ridden by jockey Aidan Coleman and trained by Paul Nicholls
  8. Good Boy Bobby (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 6/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-1 – ridden by jockey Daryl Jacob and trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies
  9. Drumconnor Lad (IRE) – Pulled Up – 100/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Conor Brassil and trained by Adrian Keatley
  10. Southfield Stone (GB) – tenth-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Bryony Frost and trained by Paul Nicholls
  11. Coole Cody (IRE) – sixth-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Adam Wedge and trained by Evan Williams
  12. Annie Mc (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 18/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-11 – ridden by jockey Jonjo O’Neill Jr and trained by Jonjo O’Neill
  13. Benatar (IRE) – third-place finish – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-11 – ridden by jockey Jamie Moore and trained by Gary Moore
  14. Chatham Street Lad (IRE) – first-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-10 – ridden by jockey D J O’Keeffe and trained by Michael Winters
  15. Champagne Mystery (IRE) – Fell – 22/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-8 – ridden by jockey Nico De Boinville and trained by Nicky Henderson
  16. Romain De Senam (FR) – Brought Down – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-7 – ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton
  17. Militarian (GB) – eighth-place finish – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-7 – ridden by jockey James Bowen and trained by Andrew Martin

Tips

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Odds

Odds for The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup ranged between 5/1 and 100/1 last time out and was won by 16/1 outsider Chatham Street Lad who turned £10 outright bets into £170 in returns, that’s £160 in profits.

100/1 Drumconnor Lad, unfortunately, had to pull up after a mistake at the seventh hurdle having started well chasing the leaders.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

The winner of The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at last year’s International meeting was 16/1 outsider Chatham Street Lad, ridden by jockey D J O’Keeffe and trained by Michael Winters.

12/2 outsider Midnight Shadow finished 15 lengths behind the leader in second place, followed by 25/1 longer outsider Benatar in third place and 6/1 second-favourite Good Boy Bobbie in fourth.

2019

Joint second-favourite Warthog won The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham Racecourse in 2019, ridden by jockey David Noonan and trained by David Pipe.

40/1 long outsider Spiritofthegames finished just a head behind the leader in second place, followed by 16/1 outsider Robin Des Foret in third place and 5/1 race favourite Cepage in fourth.

2018

At Cheltenham Racecourse in 2018, the winner of The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup on Day Two of The International meeting was 7/1 priced Frodon, ridden by jockey Bryony Frost and trained by Paul Nicholls.

12/1 outsider Cepage finished a length and a quarter behind the leader in second place, followed by 13/2 third-favourite Guitar Pete in third place and 5/1 second-favourite Baron Alco in fourth.

2017

In 2017 it was 9/1 outsider Guitar Pete that won The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup, ridden by jockey Ryan Day and trained by Nicky Richards.

3/1 race favourite Clan Des Obeaux finished two and three-quarter lengths behind the leader in second place, followed by 9/1 outsider King’s Odyssey in third place and 15/2 priced Ballyalton in fourth.

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