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A G Hunter Cup

The A.G. Hunter Cup is a competition in Harness racing. It is run over 3050 metres at Moonee Valley racecourse in Melbourne, VIC. It is one of the world's richest handicap standing start event worth $400,000AUD in 2009.

Previous winners

Year

Winner

Trainer

Driver

Mile Rate

2009 Mr Feelgood USA Timothy Butt Anthony Butt 1:59.8
2008 Blacks A Fake Natalie Rasmussen Natalie Rasmussen 1:58.9
2007 Sting Lika Bee Brian Tuddenham Chris Alford 2:00.6
2006 About To Rock Andy Gath Kate Thompson (now Gath) 2:03.0
2005 Elsu NZ Geoff Small David Butcher 2:01.9
1983 Popular Alm
  • 2005 3050m Elsu D J Butcher 2:01.9
  • 2004 3050m Mister D G A M Butt 2:03.5
  • 2003 3050m Mont Denver Gold C A Alford 2:02.6
  • 2002 3050m Safe and Sound L J Justice 2:01.9
  • 2001 3050m Another Party M B Reed 2:01.4
  • 2000 3020m Yulestar T F Shaw 2:01.3
  • 1999 3280m Paris Affair C A Alford 2:04.3
  • 1998 3280m Try a Fluke Brian Hancock 2:02.5
  • 1996 3280m Vics Vance B Purdon 2:03.4
  • 1997 3280m Surprise Package A G Herlihy 2:02:4*
  • 1995 3280m Blossom Lady A M Butt 2:00.6
  • 1994 3280m Blossom Lady A M Butt 2:01.1
  • 1993 2840m Master Musician R J Dunn 2:02.8
  • 1992 – not run
  • 1991 2380m Odds Torado S D Dove 2:01.0
  • 1990 2380m Our Brenray T L O’Sullivan 2:02.3
  • 1989 2380m Victories Phil T Mahar 2:00.2
  • 1988 2380m Sir Reilly V J Knight 1:59.3
  • 1987 2380m Trunkey sting T B Warwick 2:00.8
  • 1986 2380m Village Kid A C Lewis 1:59.4
  • 1985 2870m * PREUX CHEVALIER (WA) fr B. Perkins 1:58.5
  • 1984 2870m * RAPID FROST (NSW) fr M. Cunningham 2:04.0
  • 1983 2870m * POPULAR ALM (VIC) fr V. J. Knight 1:59.4
  • 1982 2870m * GAMMALITE (VIC) fr W. B. Clarke 2:05.4
  • 1981 2870m * KOALA KING (NSW) fr B. Gath 2:04.5
  • 1980 2870m * PURE STEEL (WA) fr T. Demmler 2:08.3
  • 1979 2900m * HANNA'S BOY (VIC) fr H. Hocking 2:06.0
  • 1978 2800m * PURE STEEL (WA) fr T. Demmler 2:01.7
  • 1977 2900m * PURE STEEL (WA) fr J. Retzlaff 2:04.6
  • 1976 2851m TRUANT ARMAGH (VIC) fr B. Gath 2:10.4
  • 1975 2851m ROYAL GAZE (VIC) fr K. Pocock 2:07.5
  • 1974 2851m MONARA (VIC) fr D. V. Dove 2:07.9
  • 1973 14f.36y MONARA (VIC) fr D. V. Dove 2:11.0
  • 1972 14f.36y DIXIE BOY (NSW) fr J. L. Young 2:09.0
  • 1971 14f.36y SON OF NANCY (VIC) fr N. Welsh 2:07.6
  • 1970 14f.36y ADIOS COURT (SA) fr C. J. Webster 2:07.0
  • 1969 14f.36y GOLDEN ALLEY (TAS) fr H. Pullen 2:07.8
  • 1968 14f.36y BON ADIOS (SA) fr W. Shinn 2:08.8
  • 1967 14f WAITAKI HANOVER (NZ) 24y D. J. Townley 2:06.6
  • 1966 14f MINUTEMAN (SA) 12y E. R. Hurley 2:08.8
  • 1965 14f STORMY BRUCE (NSW) fr B. J. Forrester 2:08.0
  • 1964 14f MINUTEMAN (SA) fr E. R Hurley 2:09.2
  • 1963 14f IDLE RAIDER (NSW) fr P. J. Ryan 2:10.0
  • 1962 14f SHEFFIELD GLOBE (VIC) 12y W. Shinn 2:09.6
  • 1961 14f SHEFFIELD GLOBE (VIC) fr W. Shinn 2:10.2
  • 1960 14f SIBELIA (NSW) 12y M. Adams 2:07.8
  • 1959 14f PAY LOAD (VIC) fr W. A. Hickey 2:14.2
  • 1958 14f RADIAN VENTURE (SA) 12y F. Connor 2:12.0
  • 1957 12 1/2f MINERAL SPRING (NSW) 12y M. Adams 2:09.2
  • 1956 12 1/2f MERCHANT (SA) 12y W. K. Webster 2:10.0
  • 1955 12 1/2f GENTLEMAN JOHN (VIC) fr E. J. Rothacker 2:09.6
  • 1954 12 1/2f RIBANDS (NSW) 48y P. J. Hall 2:08.2
  • 1953 12 1/2f NEW ORO (VIC) fr J. W. King 2:10.2
  • 1952 12 1/2f FLOODLIGHT (TAS) fr D. L. Cornish 2:09.4
  • 1951 12 1/2f AVIAN DERBY (NSW) fr S. W. Bray 2:10.4
  • 1950 12 1/2f AMOROUS (VIC) 24y A. R. Gath 2:11.6
  • 1949 12 1/2f SILVER PEAK (NSW) fr F. Culbert 2:11.0

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