The Totesport Trophy is a Grade 3 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Newbury over a distance of about 2 miles and 110 yards (3,319 metres), and during its running there are eight hurdles to be jumped. It is a handicap race, and it is scheduled to take place each year in February.
The event was established in 1963, and the inaugural running took place at Aintree. The race was originally sponsored by Schweppes, and it was known as the Schweppes Gold Trophy. This sponsorship continued until 1986, and since then the event has been sponsored by Tote Bookmakers (presently known as Totesport). It was titled the Tote Gold Trophy from 1987 to 2004, and this was changed to the current name in 2005.
Two winners of the race — Persian War and Make a Stand — subsequently achieved victory in the following month's Champion Hurdle.
Winners since 1980
- Weights given in stones and pounds.
|1980||Bootlaces||6||10-09||Paul Leach||David Barons|
|no race 1981|
|1982||Donegal Prince||6||10-08||John Francome||Paul Kelleway|
|no race 1983 |
|1984||Ra Nova||5||10-06||P. Farrell||Mrs N. Kennedy|
|no race 1985–86 |
|1987||Neblin||8||10-00||Stan Moore||Toby Balding|
|1988||Jamesmead||7||10-00||Brendan Powell||David Elsworth|
|1989||Grey Salute||6||11-05||Richard Dunwoody||John Jenkins|
|1990||Deep Sensation||5||11-03||Richard Rowe||Josh Gifford|
|no race 1991 |
|1992||Rodeo Star||6||10-10||Graham McCourt||Nigel Tinkler|
|1993||King Credo||8||10-00||Adrian Maguire||Steve Woodman|
|1994||Large Action||6||10-08||Jamie Osborne||Oliver Sherwood|
|1995||Mysilv||5||10-08||Jamie Osborne||Charles Egerton|
|1996||Squire Silk||7||10-12||Paul Carberry||Andrew Turnell|
|1997||Make a Stand||6||11-07||Chris Maude||Martin Pipe|
|1998||Sharpical||6||11-01||Mick Fitzgerald||Nicky Henderson|
|1999||Decoupage||7||11-00||Jimmy McCarthy||Charles Egerton|
|2000||Geos||5||11-03||Mick Fitzgerald||Nicky Henderson|
|2001||Landing Light||6||10-02||Mick Fitzgerald||Nicky Henderson|
|2002||Copeland||7||11-07||Tony McCoy||Martin Pipe|
|2003||Spirit Leader||7||10-00||Norman Williamson||Jessica Harrington|
|2004||Geos||9||10-09||Marcus Foley||Nicky Henderson|
|2005||Essex||5||11-06||Barry Geraghty||Michael O'Brien|
|no race 2006 |
|2007||Heathcote||5||10-06||Jamie Moore||Gary L. Moore|
|2008||Wingman||6||10-00||Jamie Moore||Gary L. Moore|
|no race 2009 |
|2010||Get Me Out of Here||6||10-06||Tony McCoy||Jonjo O'Neill|
1 The 1983 running was abandoned due to snow and frost.
2 It was cancelled in 1985 because of snow and frost, and in 1986 because of snow.
3 The 1991 and 2006 editions were both abandoned due to frost.
4 The 2009 race was cancelled because of snow.
- 1963 - Rosyth
- 1964 - Rosyth
- 1965 - Elan
- 1966 - Le Vermontois
- 1967 - Hill House
- 1968 - Persian War
- 1969 - no race
- 1970 - no race
- 1971 - Cala Mesquida
- 1972 - Good Review
- 1973 - Indianapolis
- 1974 - no race
- 1975 - Tammuz
- 1976 - Irish Fashion
- 1977 - True Lad
- 1978 - no race
- 1979 - Within the Law
- pedigreequery.com – Totesport Trophy Handicap Hurdle – Newbury.
- sportingchronicle.com – Totesport Trophy Handicap Hurdle.
- Recurring events established in 1963 – the Totesport Trophy is included under its original title, Schweppes Gold Trophy.