Newcastle Cup
The Gardens
Avg race time42.50
Avg 1st section11.89
The Newcastle Cup has become a popular listed staying event on the racing calendar.

Some talented stayers have won the event over the years, notably Miagi in 2007, Dashing Corsair in 2010, Zipping Lad in 2011 and Smart Valentino in 2013.

In 2018, siblings Poco Dorado, Blue Moon Rising and Veloce Nero all by National Sprint Championship winner Chica Destacada, ran the trifecta in Newcastle Cup, with Jodie Lord’s Just Terms gave Blue Moon Rising a start and a beating in the 2019 edition of the Cup.