In a hurry? We’ve listed all the quick facts that you need to know about the Rosehill Gold Cup:
|Date||Saturday, 30th October, 2021|
|Racecourse||Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney, Australia|
|Grade||Not a Group 1|
The Rosehill Gold Cup is a recently added race on the NSW calendar to compete with the Victorian Spring Racing Carnival. While this race isn’t technically a Group 1, the amount of prizemoney available means that some great horses in Australia come to compete. The race in 2021 will be held on Saturday 30th October at Rosehill Racecourse. Looking back to the race in 2020, it was won by Costello.
The Rosehill Gold Cup a 2,000m quality handicap race held at Rosehill racecourse in Sydney. It has a prize pool of $750,000 and in 2021 will be run on Saturday, October 30, which is the same day as the Golden Eagle.
The Sydney Spring Carnival continues to change and evolve in an attempt to bridge the gap between its product and that of Melbourne’s. The Rosehill Gold Cup is part of that change, being introduced alongside the $7.5 million Golden Eagle to build-up a big race day. Alongside the $750,000 prize money, there are also potential bonuses for horses that can have success in the lead-up to the Rosehill Gold Cup.
Costello won the 2020 edition of the Rosehill Gold Cup with a time of 2:05.74, however, he fell over five seconds behind the track record. In 2014, Hampton Court recorded 2:00.30, which still stands as the Rosehill 2,000m track record.
The Rosehill Gold Cup is a new addition to the Golden Eagle race day at Rosehill racecourse, however it is not a Group 1 race. Our expert tipsters will put together a short list of Rosehill Gold Cup tips to look out for in the leadup to the big race.
As nominations for the 2021 Rosehill Gold Cup are still open, it is hard to provide any updates at this time. However, as the Spring Carnival gets going, the horses that are targeting this race will become clearer and we will be able to provide you with updates. If you are after Rosehill Gold Cup horse tips, then we will keep you informed with which horses are likely to be running, so you can place your futures bets with confidence!
Unfortunately no betting agencies are currently providing 2021 Rosehill Gold Cup odds, but we will continue to keep on top of information when it comes in and bring it to you as early as we can. When looking for Rosehill Gold Cup tips, we have indicated some key indicators to success in the betting section below!
We will list The Sharks’ Rosehill Gold Cup best tips for the race this year closer to the time of the race. Make sure you check back on this page for updates!
Our tips are not out for the Rosehill Gold Cup in 2021 as it is too far out from the event. But the good news is that when the final field for the Rosehill Gold Cup is announced, we will provide guidance on each and every runner in the 2021 Rosehill Gold Cup.
You will find all this information below, when it becomes available. Stay tuned!
As it is just the third year of the race’s history, we don’t have heaps of results to draw correlations from when looking at the Rosehill Gold Cup. However, there are a lot of important factors to consider before betting at this race.
Make sure you have a read on below before you place your bets:
Should I Bet On The Favourite in the Rosehill Gold Cup?
In the two previous meetings of the Rosehill Gold Cup, the favourite has won on one occasion, with Tally winning the inaugural meeting in 2019 at $4 odds. However, the most recent running of the race was not as kind to bettors, Costello won the 2020 Rosehill Gold Cup at $31, while Nimalee (the favourite) finished in seventh place.
Is Previous Form in the Rosehill Gold Cup a Good Indicator of Future Success?
Like any race, the form and success of a horse entering the Rosehill Gold Cup is important. When looking at the field for the upcoming Rosehill Gold Cup, horses with good records at the Rosehill track and proven ability to perform over the 2,000m distance should always be considered.
As well as that, keep an eye on the Randwick Group lead-up races such as The Metropolitan (2,400m), St Ledger (2,600m), Hill Stakes (2,000m) and the Craven Plate (2,000m), as participants in these races are likely to progress into the Rosehill Gold Cup due to the prizemoney and bonuses that are up for grabs.
In the first two runs of the Rosehill Gold Cup geldings have run victorious on both occasions, with Tally winning in 2019 and Costello winning in 2020.
Weight is something to strongly consider when it comes to horse racing. We’ve seen two very different winners win the two meetings of the Rosehill Gold Cup when looking at weight, as Tally won as a favourite at 59kgs in 2019 and Costello won as an outsider at 54kgs in 2020.
Similarly, we’ve seen two very different winners win the two meetings of the Rosehill Gold Cup when looking at age. Tally won the race as a seven year old, while Costello was several years younger, winning the race as a five year old.
Our Rosehill Gold Cup best bets for 2021 are not out just yet, make sure you keep an eye out on this page as we will provide more details about our best bets when the final field is announced.
You will find our best bets below once available. Stay tuned!
Once the bookies release the 2021 Rosehill Gold Cup odds, they will obviously fluctuate frequently in the lead up to the race, especially when we have a better idea of which horses will be targeting the race and if they have had a first up run prior to challenging meeting.
Punting early on these markets can find you a favourite at prices of $10 or more, which will retain you a much higher return on investment. However, there is increased risk with doing this and you should be well aware.
Depending on when you place a futures bet on the 2021 Rosehill Gold Cup, your horse may not even run but you won’t get your money back, occurring when the market is ‘All-In’ or closer to the starting date. If you are betting when it says ‘Before Noms’, you have the security of receiving your money back if your horse doesn’t run.
Unfortunately, the 2021 Rosehill Gold Cup betting odds are yet to be released, but you can rest easy knowing that we will provide them for you as soon as they are released!
When looking at a horse racing field, it is essentially just the lineup of horses that will be taking part in any given race. As one of the newest Rosehill races on the Spring Carnival calendar, the Rosehill Gold Cup consists of lesser known stayers and middle-distance horses that are looking to get involved in the Spring riches in NSW.
With the 2021 Rosehill Gold Cup field yet to be determined, let’s take a look back at the 2020 field, headlined by winner Costello:
|1. Think It Over (59kg)||13||Nash Rawiller||Kerry Parker|
|2. Fun Fact (58.5kg)||8||Joshua Parr||Bjorn Baker|
|3. Wu Gok (58.5kg)||12||Brenton Avdulla||Chris Waller|
|4. The Candy Man (58kg)||7||Tommy Berry||P & P Snowden|
|5. Mantastic (IRE) (56kg)||9||Glyn Schofield||Chris Waller|
|6. Looks Like Elvis (55kg)||14||Jess Taylor||Jarrod Austin|
|7. Savacool (NZ) (54kg)||11||Kathy O’Hara||Chris Waller|
|8. Morton’s Fork (54kg)||3||Tom Sherry (a)||Richard Litt|
|9. House Of Cartier (54kg)||10||Sam Clipperton||John Sargent|
|10. Nimalee (54kg)||2||Jason Collett||Matthew Smith|
|11. Costello (54kg)||1||Jay Ford||David Payne|
|12. Cutadeel (54kg)||15||–||Richard Litt|
|13. She’s Ideel (53kg)||16||Tim Clark||Bjorn Baker|
|14. Purple Sector (NZ) (53kg)||4||Rachel King||John Thompson|
|15. Missybeel (NZ) (52kg)||5||Louise Day (a)||Bjorn Baker|
|16. Sound Of Cannons (GB) (52kg)||6||Robbie Dolan||John O’Shea|
With the race yet to be run, we still don’t know what the Rosehill Gold Cup results for 2021 will be! However, check back in after the race and we will have all of the information on how the big race went and what the results are.
Looking back at last year, Fun Fact jumped out of the gates quickly and set a good pace at the front of the pack before the field stretched out. Coming around the final bend the field tightened up with Fun Fact still in the lead, however Jay Ford steered Costello off the rail to leave him in clear air at the 300 mark.
From there it was a two horse race with Costello and She’s Ideel fighting it out for the victory, however the David Payne trained horse pulled home to win by 0.3 lengths at $31. She’s Ideel finished in second place and Morton’s Fork rounded out the podium.
You’ve read the words, now watch the video! Have a squiz below at the 2020 Rosehill Gold Cup race:
Here are the results from the Rosehill Gold Cup in 2020:
|1st||11. Costello (54kg)||Jay Ford||–|
|2nd||13. She’s Ideel (53kg)||Tim Clark||0.3L|
|3rd||8. Morton’s Fork (54kg)||Tom Sherry (a)||1.6L|
|4th||5. Mantastic (IRE) (56kg)||Glyn Schofield||2L|
|5th||10. Nimalee (54kg)||Jason Collett||2.2L|
|6th||7. Savacool (NZ) (54kg)||Kathy O’Hara||2.6L|
|7th||9. House Of Cartier (54kg)||Sam Clipperton||5L|
|8th||16. Sound Of Cannons (GB) (52kg)||Robbie Dolan||5.8L|
|9th||3. Wu Gok (58.5kg)||Brenton Avdulla||7.7L|
|10th||2. Fun Fact (58.5kg)||Joshua Parr||7.8L|
|11th||1. Think It Over (59kg)||Nash Rawiller||8.4L|
|12th||4. The Candy Man (58kg)||Tommy Berry||17.3L|
|13th||15. Missybeel (NZ) (52kg)||Louise Day (a)||20.3L|
The results for the upcoming Rosehill Gold Cup are not yet available, but in the meantime, you can have a look below at all the recent past winners:
|2020||Costello||She’s Ideel||Morton’s Fork|
|2019||Tally||Another Dollar||The Lord Mayor|
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