Liverpool City Cup

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Liverpool City Cup
Group 3 race
Location Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, Australia
Inaugurated 1970
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Openmarkets and BYMG (2017)
Race information
Distance 1,300 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Horses three years old and older
Weight Handicap
minimum 54 kg
Purse $150,000 (2017)

The Liverpool City Cup is an Australian Turf Club Group 3 Thoroughbred quality open handicap horse race for horses aged three year old and older, run over a distance of 1300 metres at Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, Australia in late February or early March. Total prize money for the race is A$150,000.

History[edit]

The race has had changes in grade, distance and location.[1] In 1974 the race was run in 2 divisions.[1] The race is held on the same race card as the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes.
Prior to 1970 there was an event called the Liverpool Handicap which was a raced at a distance of 7 furlongs.[2] In 1969 the race known as the Warwick Farm Autumn Cup was raced in 1970 as the Liverpool City Cup.[3]

Distance[edit]

  • 1970 - 1 12 miles (~2400 metres)
  • 1971–1972 - 7 furlongs (~1400 metres)
  • 1973–1978 - 1400 metres
  • 1979–2007 - 1200 metres
  • 2008 onwards - 1300 metres

Grade[edit]

  • 1970–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979 onwards - Group 3[1]

Venue[edit]

Winners[edit]

  • 2017 - McCreery[4]
  • 2016 - Charlie Boy[5]
  • 2015 - It's Somewhat[6]
  • 2014 - Terravista[7]
  • 2013 - Skyerush[8]
  • 2012 - Ofcourseican[9]
  • 2011 - Triple Elegance[10]
  • 2010 - Dreamscape[11]
  • 2009 - Judged[12]
  • 2008 - Danleigh[13]
  • 2007 - The Free Stater[14]
  • 2006 - Utzon[15]
  • 2005 - Sam Sung a Song[16]
  • 2004 - Carael Boy[17]
  • 2003 - Planchet[18]
  • 2002 - Bomber Bill[19]
  • 2001 - Continuum[20]
  • 2000 - Catatonic[21]
  • 1999 - Return To Go[22]
  • 1998 - Monopolize[23]
  • 1997 - Accomplice[24]
  • 1996 - Chlorophyll[25]
  • 1995 - So Keen[26]
  • 1994 - Silver Flyer[27]
  • 1993 - Pharaoh[28]
  • 1992 - All Archie[29]
  • 1991 - All Archie[30]
  • 1990 - Boasting[31]
  • 1989 - Boasting[32]
  • 1988 - Breakfast Creek[33]
  • 1987 - Ma Chiquita[34]
  • 1986 - Satin Sand[35]
  • 1985 - Gunyatti[36]
  • 1984 - Seeker's Gold[37]
  • 1983 - Rubens[38]
  • 1982 - Kalina
  • 1981 - Arbogast
  • 1980 - Le De'Jeuner
  • 1979 - Lady Archon
  • 1978 - Sabre Prince
  • 1977 - Burwana
  • 1976 - Wave King
  • 1975 - Gilt Patten
  • 1974 - †Toltrice / Itchy Feet
  • 1973 - Lord Nelson
  • 1972 - Zambari
  • 1971 - Abdul
  • 1970 - Blue Plume[3][39]

† Race run in two divisions

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Winners and Past Results for the Liverpool City Cup". Pro Group Racing Australia. 2014. 
  2. ^ "1969 Result – Chipping Norton Stks (held 29 March 1969)". The Age. News Google. 31 March 1969. p. 21. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "1970 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 14 March 1970)". The Sydney Morning Herald. News Google. 15 March 1970. p. 74. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "2017 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 25 February 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 25 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "2016 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 27 February 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "2015 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 28 February 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "2014 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 8 March 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "2013 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 9 March 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "2012 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 10 March 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "2011 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 5 March 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  11. ^ "2010 Result – Bicentenary Liverpool City Cup (held 6 March 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "2009 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 7 March 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  13. ^ "2008 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 22 March 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  14. ^ "2007 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 3 March 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  15. ^ "2006 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 11 March 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  16. ^ "2005 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 19 February 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  17. ^ "2004 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 6 March 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  18. ^ "2003 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 15 March 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  19. ^ "2002 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 23 February 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  20. ^ "2001 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 10 March 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  21. ^ "2000 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 18 March 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  22. ^ "1999 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 27 February 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  23. ^ "1998 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 7 March 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  24. ^ "1997 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 22 February 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  25. ^ "1996 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 2 March 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  26. ^ "1995 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 11 March 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  27. ^ "1994 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 26 February 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  28. ^ "1993 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 6 March 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  29. ^ "1992 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 14 March 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  30. ^ "1991 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 23 February 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  31. ^ "1990 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 10 March 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  32. ^ "1989 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 18 February 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  33. ^ "1988 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 27 February 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  34. ^ "1987 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 14 March 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  35. ^ "1986 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 22 February 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  36. ^ "1985 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 2 March 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  37. ^ "1984 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 17 March 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  38. ^ "1983 Result – Liverpool City Cup (held 26 February 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  39. ^ "Blue Plume Hits Books". The Sun-Herald, Sydney. Google News Digitized. 15 March 1970. pp. 73, 74 (Result). Retrieved 6 March 2013. 

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