Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle

The Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle is a Grade 3 National Hunt hurdle race. Horses must be 4 years old or older to enter the race, which is run on the Old Course, where the runners must jump 10 hurdles.

The race was first run in 1993 and has been sponsored by Coral since.

No horse has ever won the Coral Cup more than once.


2.50 Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle (ITV/RRV) 

Type: Grade 3 Hurdle Race

Distance: 2m 5f 

Age: 4 year olds +

Weight: Handicap

Allowances: None

Prize Fund: £100,000


2009-2018 Stats

Trainers:

  • Gordon Elliott has won this twice, eight other runnings went to different trainers

Age:

  • The race has been won by 5yo to 8yo horses, each winning two or more times

SP:

  • No favourite has won in ten years
  • Winning SPs range from 9/1 to 33/1

Form pointers:

  • Four winners won their previous race, two were second
  • Eight winners had already won a race that season
  • Seven winners had won races between 2m2f and 2m6f, and only one had won over the distance
  • Nine winners hadn’t run for a month prior to the race

Racing Hub Shortlist

1 Getaway Trump, 2 Cracking Smart, 3 Scarpeta, 4 Rhinestone