Trafalgar Cup

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The Trafalgar Cup is a greyhound competition held at Monmore Green Stadium for puppies under the age of two.[citation needed]

It was contested at Wembley Stadium from 1929 until 1998, [1] but when the Wembley Greyhounds ended it moved to Oxford Stadium in 1999 and then on to Monmore Green Stadium in 2015. [2]


Past winners[edit]

[3]

Year Winning Greyhound Breeding Trainer Time SP
1929 So Green Running Rein – Salsette Jim Syder Sr. (Wembley) 30.48 sec
1930 Seldom Led Society Boy – Pity Wally Green (West Ham) 30.76 sec
1931 Wild Woolley Hautley – Wild Witch Jack Rimmer (White City-Manchester) 30.84 sec
1932 Mikado Beauty Hertford – Little Fawn Biddy Jim Syder Sr. (Wembley) 31.02 sec 7-2
1933 Grey Raca Barna Maghery – Maesydd Mischief Johnny Bullock (Harringay) 30.86 sec 5-4f
1934 Blacklion Favourite Drumcro – Jinnie Pride Unknown trainer 30.93 sec 7-2
1935 Esksell Elsell – Eskbank Unknown trainer 30.55 sec 2-1
1936 Grosvenor Bob Golden Hammer – Wonderful Expression Jim Syder Sr. (Wembley) 30.22 sec 2–1
1937 Quarter Day Lawyers Fee- House Keeper Joe Harmon (Wimbledon) 30.62 sec 7–2
1938 Gayhunter Dans Leg - Trianon Lass Patrick McKinney (Carntyne) 30.44 sec 5–2
1941 Laughing Lieutenant Beef Cutlet – Maid Of Tenby Bert Heyes (White City-London) 30.12 sec 7–4f
1942 Jubilee Time Fine Jubilee – Winning Time Leslie Reynolds (Wembley) 30.97 sec 11–4
1943 Dark Tiger Tiger Jazz – See The Light Bill Higgins (Oxford) 30.18 sec 9–2
1944 Wandering Lad Kilrea Lad – Mildas Jason Stanley Biss (Clapton Stadium) 30.12 sec 100–7
1945 Ballymac Tanist Tanist – Ramolas Pet Again Leslie Reynolds (Wembley) 29.68 sec 6–4f
1946 Shadowlands Delight Wireless Delight – Shadowlands Sirius I M Regan (Private) 30.20 sec 11–8
1947 Mad Birthday Mad Tanist – Bellas Bloom Stanley Biss (Clapton Stadium) 29.73 sec 11–8
1948 Baytown Colonel Baytown Cuckoo – Baytown Crow Stanley Biss (Clapton Stadium) 29.73 sec 9–4
1949 Ballycurren Garrett Ballycurren Duke – Ballymakeera Keeper Jack Harvey (Wembley) 30.39 sec 10–1
1950 Rushton Smutty Mad Tanist – Summer Frock Jack Harvey (Wembley) 30.00 sec 11–4
1951 Magourna Reject Astras Son – Saucy Dame Noreen Collin (Walthamstow) 29.81 sec 2–5f
1952 Galtee Cleo Sandown Champion – Cleopatra Jack Harvey (Wembley) 29.39 sec 5–4
1953 Pauls Fun Sandown Champion – All Fun Leslie Reynolds (Wembley) 29.49 sec 10–1
1954 Golden Sail Maddest Neighbour – Merry Mistake George Crussell (Private) 29.71 sec 6–1
1955 Our Tim II Endless Gossip – Hanslope Jean Joe Pickering (New Cross) 29.78 sec 6–1
1956 Highwood Sovereign Westbourne – Pretty Miss Amber Tom Smith (Clapton Stadium) 29.67 sec 7–2
1957 Deep River Baytown Coak – Newhill Primrose Bob Burls (Wembley) 29.62 sec 7–4f
1958 Joys Prince Smalltown – Fancy Fawn George Waterman (Wimbledon) 30.03 sec 20–1
1959 Duleek Dandy Flash Jack – Flower Of Duleek Bill Dash (Private) 29.72 sec 11–4
1960 Ballinsloe Blondie Northern King – Ballinasloe Chicken Jack Harvey (Wembley) 29.95 sec 7–4
1961 Little Archie Flash Jack – Little Jingler Harry Parsons (Crayford) 30.09 sec 5–1
1962 Sugarloaf Scott Fearless Mac – Nellies Unit Phil Rees (Clapton Stadium) 29.67 sec 1–1f
1963 Fear O Man Of Pleasure – Summer Pam Heasman (Private) 29.30 sec 10–1
1964 Double March Buffalo Bill – Racing On M Sanderson (Private) 29.35 sec 4–1
1965 Ling Bird The Grand Canal – Cheeky Ciss Tommy 'Paddy' Reilly (Walthamstow) 29.42 sec 4–9f
1966 Lucky Me Hook Chieftain – Avenue East Tommy 'Paddy' Reilly (Walthamstow) 29.33 sec 5–1
1967 King Cheata Jamie Serra – Madam Cheata Barney O'Connor (Walthamstow) 29.94 sec 16–1
1968 Active Host Faithful Hope – Painting Rosedale Paddy McEvoy (Wimbledon) 29.73 sec 2–1
1969 Sherwood Glen Maryville Hi – Bresheen Umm Joe Booth (Private) 29.47 sec 5–4f
1970 Todos Kingpin Hi Express – Lough Sillan Girl Jack Durkin (Walthamstow) 29.67 sec 10–1
1971 Todos Imp Hi Express – Estelles Folly David Geggus (Walthamstow) 29.56 sec 14–1
1972 Stow Welcome Own Pride – Miss Equal Barney O'Connor (Walthamstow) 29.44 sec 2–1jf
1973 Coin Case Finolas Yarn – Lovely Silk Charlie Smoothy (Clapton Stadium) 29.55 sec 1–5f
1974 Pineapple Grand The Grand Silver – Pineapple Baby Frank Baldwin (Perry Barr) 29.08 sec 1–5f
1975 The Snow Queen Right O’Myross – Ballybeg Model Sid Ryall (Wembley) 29.34 sec 6–4f
1976 Hunsdon Pride Monalee Pride – Offshore Spec David Geggus (Walthamstow) 29.33 sec 11–2
1977 Homely Girl Kudas Honour – Our House Geoff De Mulder (Hall Green) 29.30 sec 3–1
1978 Offshore Diver Bright Lad – Offshore Spec Chris Coyle (Private) 29.32 sec 12–1
1979 Trinas Girl Myrtown – Trina Ceili Edna Wearing (Bletchley) 29.53 sec 3–1
1980 Sailor May Shamrock Sailor – Ellie May David Kinchett (Wimbledon) 29.35 sec 10–11f
1981 Careless Dragon Dragonara – Aileen Alanna Jim Morgan (Oxford) 29.24 sec 11–8f
1982 Mt Keeffe Star Nameless Star – Hi Land Peg Geoff De Mulder (Coventry) 29.35 sec 7–1
1983 Glenamona Thurles Yard - Lady Clonad Maurice Buckland (Cradley Heath) 29.52 sec 9–2
1984 Debbies Time Killaclug Jet – Debbies Darkey Paddy Hancox (Hall Green) 29.34 sec 2–1f
1985 Ticketys Gift Armagh Rocket – Gabrielle Geoff De Mulder (Private) 29.36 sec 10–11f
1986 Trans Brandy Knockrour Slave – Shelley Ernie Gaskin Sr. (Private) 29.70 sec 16–1
1987 Fearless Ace Mt Keeffe Star – Sarahs Bunny Geoff De Mulder (Private) 29.06 sec 7–2
1988 Alley Bally Alleys Blue – Penmaric Terry Dartnall (Wembley) 28.96 sec 7–2
1989 Saucy Ben Hot Sauce Yankee – Blazing City Tom Foster (Wimbledon) 29.99 sec 7–1
1990 Madison Supreme Odell Supreme – Donoughmore Rose Barry Silkman (Private) 29.36 sec 7–2
1991 Claymor Spot Black Tango – Latchstring Bob Gilling (Reading) 29.32 sec 2–1f
1992 Gara Paint Curryhills Gara - Paint And Powder Norah McEllistrim (Wimbledon) 29.30 sec 7–2
1993 Affadown Tony Ballyard Hoffman – Aghadown Heather Nikki Adams (Canterbury) 29.48 sec 7–2
1994 Trade Exchange Greenpark Fox – Trade Gold Tony Taylor (Private) 29.16 sec 7–4f
1995 Clear Prospect Deerpark Jim – Clear Issue Linda Mullins (Walthamstow) 29.58 sec 20–1
1996 Listen To This Itsallovernow – Danielles Lady Chris Duggan (Walthamstow) 29.35 sec 6–4jf
1997 Ground Zero Slaneyside Hare – Glue Vixen Geoff De Mulder (Private) 28.85 sec 2–9f
1998 El Cantor Westmead Merlin – Tullig Choice Linda Mullins (Walthamstow) 29.30 sec 4–1
1999 Sensational Boyne Walk – Droopys Fiona Jim Reynolds (Walthamstow) 27.15 sec 5–2
2000 Droopys Mint Staplers Jo-Quare Season Ted Soppitt (Private) 27.06 sec 6–1
2001 Greenacre Belle Larkhill Jo-Longvalley Belle Ray Peacock (Wimbledon) 27.13 sec 3–1
2002 Cooly Cougar Top Honcho-Droopys Kylie Brian Clemenson (Hove) 26.87 sec 9–4f
2003 Money Sweeper Powerful Flash-Cry Rocky Jenny March (Peterborough) 27.23 sec 6–1
2004 Kegans Choice Top Honcho - Kegans Miss Brian Clemenson (Hove) 27.41 sec 5–1
2005 Camp Bugler Droopys Vieri-Farloe Dingle Barrie Draper (Sheffield) 26.72 sec 5–2
2006 Horseshoe Ping Top Honcho-Lucy May Jim Reynolds (Romford) 26.86 sec 3–1
2007 Westcounty Lady Top Honcho-Pats Flight Jo Burridge (Poole) 27.14 sec 7–1
2008 Drink Up Zorro Galipip Trooper – Hows Tings Paul Sallis (Hall Green) 26.95 sec 5–1
2009 Freedom Emma Brett Lee - Miss Freckles Richard Yeates (Oxford) 26.64 sec 3–1
2010 Stans Printer Boherduff Light – Killough Pearl Jim Reynolds (Romford) 27.58 sec 2–1
2011 Spencers Lad Kinloch Brae – Broadacres Katie Angie Kibble (Oxford) 27.17 sec 5–1
2012 Guinness Dusty Droopys Scolari – Kilelton Rose Seamus Cahill (Hove) 26.87 sec 6–1
2015 Roxholme Barkley [4] Droopys Scolari – Bellmore Ruby Hayley Keightley (Private) 28.23 sec 1–1f
2016 Charity Dragon [5] Dragon Shield – Arboy Niamh Pat Rosney (Private) 28.20 sec 3-1

Venues & Distances[edit]

  • 1929-1974 (Wembley 525y)
  • 1975-1998 (Wembley 490m)
  • 1999-2012 (Oxford 450m)
  • 2015-present (Monmore 480m)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barnes, Julia (1988). Daily Mirror Greyhound Fact File, page 144. Ringpress Books. ISBN 0-948955-15-5. 
  2. ^ "Resurrecting the great Trafalgar was pure class". Racing Post. 
  3. ^ Hobbs, Jonathan (2007). Greyhound Annual 2008, pages 162-163. Raceform. ISBN 978-1-905153-53-4. 
  4. ^ "2015 Result". Greyhound Board of Great Britain. 
  5. ^ "2016 Result". Greyhound Board of Great Britain. 

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