1994 Cheltenham Gold Cup
The 1994 Cheltenham Gold Cup was a horse race which took place at Cheltenham on Thursday March 17, 1994. It was the 67th running of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and it was won by The Fellow. The winner was ridden by Adam Kondrat and trained by François Doumen. The pre-race favourite Jodami finished second.
The Fellow won the Gold Cup at his fourth attempt, and he was the first ever winner of the race trained in France.
- Sponsor: Tote
- Winner's prize money: £118,770.00
- Going: Good
- Number of runners: 15
- Winner's time: 6m 40.7s
|1||The Fellow||9||Adam Kondrat||François Doumen (FR)||7/1|
|2||1½||Jodami||9||Mark Dwyer||Peter Beaumont||6/4 fav|
|3||4||Young Hustler||7||Carl Llewellyn||Nigel Twiston-Davies||20/1|
|4||¾||Flashing Steel||9||Jamie Osborne||John Mulhern (IRE)||10/1|
|5||5||Bradbury Star||9||Declan Murphy||Josh Gifford||5/1|
|6||1½||Docklands Express||12||Dean Gallagher||Kim Bailey||14/1|
|7||6||Miinnehoma||11||Adrian Maguire||Martin Pipe||11/1|
|8||shd||Deep Bramble||7||Peter Niven||Michael Hourigan (IRE)||20/1|
|9||4||Run for Free||10||Mark Perrett||Martin Pipe||11/1|
|10||2½||Topsham Bay||11||Jimmy Frost||David Barons||100/1|
|11||1||Chatam||10||Graham McCourt||Martin Pipe||33/1|
|PU||Fence 20||Garrison Savannah||11||Graham Bradley||Jenny Pitman||50/1|
|PU||Fence 19||Blazing Walker||10||Chris Grant||Peter Cheeseborough||20/1|
|PU||Fence 18||Capability Brown||7||Mick Fitzgerald||Martin Pipe||200/1|
|UR||Fence 17||Ebony Jane (mare)||9||Charlie Swan||Francis Flood (IRE)||100/1|
* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. shd = short-head; PU = pulled-up; UR = unseated rider.
† Trainers are based in Great Britain unless indicated.
Further details of the winner, The Fellow:
- Foaled: May 2, 1985 in France
- Sire: Italic; Dam: L'Oranaise (Paris Jour)
- Owner: Marquesa Soledad de Moratalla
- Breeder: Mlle A. M. Gaulin
- news.google.co.uk/newspapers – New Straits Times – March 19, 1994.