It started in 1924 and was then considered to be no supplementary than a lair index and suit for the Grand National. The instigation for this was mostly due to the rewards the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner receiv.
Cheltenham Gold Cup Horse Race
It started in 1924 and was then considered to be no further than a haunt register and litigation for the Grand National. The ground for this was principally due to the prizes the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner received 685, while the winner of the National got a whopping 8,240It has always been that horses who did well in the Gold Cup tended to go on to the Grand National but there has been some derision about the correlation between how a horse running in the Gold Cup may food when handicapped in the National There is further the descendants of the severity of the National so soon after the challenge of the Gold Cup there are just three weeks between the races, and sometimes due to Easter, they can arise but 15 days apart Furthermore the National weights are framed before the Gold Cup, so the horses form at Cheltenham doesn’t earn taken into tally during handicapping In 1999 Double Thriller was made a well-backed favourite for the National after coming fourth in the Gold Cup. It was thumping evident for all to see that if the handicapper could own taken into tally his Gold Cup run he would hold allotted him at least a devotee fresh than his 10 nut 8 pounds The National occurred 23 days after the Cheltenham race and he fell at the prime handrail Again in 2002 the National included three horses who had run in the Gold Cup Marlborough, What’s Up Boys and Alexander Banquet. All three were among the top four in the weights at Aintree: Marlborough weighing in at 11st 12lbs, Alexander Banquet 11st 11lbs and What’s Up Boys 11st 6lbs Marlborough fell at the first, Alexander Banquet fell at the sixth and What’s up Boys absolute runner up by moderate one and a quarter lengths This really is amazing considering no horse had carried other than 11 aficionado to win since Corbiere at 11st 4 lbs twenty years previously.The days hold long ended since the Cheltenham Gold Cup has been regarded as a warm up for the Grand National. In detail it is now a frisk of thumping gigantic regard and horses who win it are infrequently risked in the turbulence of the prance that is the Grand National In 2003 it was signal that the six finishers in the National had missed out Cheltenham as they were being specially targeted for the Aintree rush In the past decade only two horses posses won the Grand National after running at Cheltenham Bindaree in 2002 and Silver Birch in 2007, but Silver Birch’s victory may hold been due to the truth that there was a four week gulch between the races Only one horse has won the Gold Cup and the National in the corresponding season, but six jockeys keep managed it: Tommy Cullinan, Gerry Wilson, Fred Winter, Tommy Carberry, John Burke and Jim Culloty .