1998 Cheltenham Gold Cup
The 1998 Cheltenham Gold Cup was a horse race which took place at Cheltenham on Thursday March 19, 1998. It was the 71st running of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and it was won by Cool Dawn. The winner was ridden by Andrew Thornton and trained by Robert Alner. The pre-race favourite Dorans Pride finished third.
- Sponsor: Tote
- Winner's prize money: £148,962.00
- Going: Good
- Number of runners: 17
- Winner's time: 6m 39.5s
* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. hd = head; PU = pulled-up; CO = carried out.
† Trainers are based in Great Britain unless indicated.
Further details of the winner, Cool Dawn:
- Foaled: May 11, 1988, in Ireland
- Sire: Over the River; Dam: Aran Tour (Arapaho)
- Owner: Dido Harding
- Breeder: John C. McCarthy