2019 Cheltenham Gold Cup

The 2019 Cheltenham Gold Cup (known as the Magners Gold Cup for sponsorship reasons) was the 91st annual running of the Cheltenham Gold Cup horse race and was held at Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, England, on 15 March 2019.[1]

2019 Cheltenham Gold Cup
Cheltenham Gold Cup
LocationCheltenham Racecourse
Date15 March 2019
Winning horseAl Boum Photo,
Starting price12/1
JockeyPaul Townend
TrainerWillie Mullins
OwnerMrs J Donnelly
ConditionsGood to Soft

The race was won by Al Boum Photo, ridden by Paul Townend and trained by Willie Mullins.[2][3][4]

Invitation Only ridden by Patrick Mullins suffered a fatal injury after a fall during the race. [5]


  • Sponsor: Magners
  • Winner's prize money: £351,687.50
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Number of runners: 16
  • Winner's time: 6m 39.06s


  1. ^ "Cheltenham Gold Cup 2019 runners and riders: a horse-by-horse guide and full list of contenders". Daily Telegraph. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Al Boum Photo wins Willie Mullins his first Cheltenham Gold Cup". Guardian. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Willie Mullins finally claims Gold Cup glory as 12/1 shot Al Boum Photo wins at Cheltenham". Irish Independent. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Al Boum Photo claims Gold Cup glory success". BBC Sport. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Cheltenham Festival 2019: Al Boum Photo claims Gold Cup for trainer Willie Mullins". BBC. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 18 March 2021.

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