The Marshall World of Sports Gold Cup guarantees the finest in horse-racing heritage, relaxed sophisticated fun and entertainment and is sure to end the Champion's Season on a high note. Make sure you're part of A most Prestigious Day of Thoroughbred Horseracing.
The Marshalls World of Sport Gold Cup, a grand and golden finale to the Champion’s Season takes place at Greyville Racecourse every July. The 101st running taking place on 31 July 2021.
This is where the country’s leading thoroughbred marathon, the R600 000 Marshalls World of Sport Gold Cup, heads a comprehensive programme of events. The 10-race meeting boasts no less than four Grade 1 events including the Grade 1 R600 000 HKJC World Pool Champions Cup over 1 800m and the top weight-for-age speed event, the Grade 1 R500 000 World Sports Betting Mercury Sprint over 1 200m.The other two Grade 1 events are the R400 000 Premiers Champion Stakes and the R400 000 Thekwini Stakes, the final clashes over 1600m for the country’s top two-year-olds. The Grade 2 R 150 000 Kuda Gold Bracelet and the R175 000 Prosport International Debutante presented by Gagasi FM are for fillies and mares at weight-for-age with penalties while the R175 000 Epol Umkhomazi Stakes race is set weights over 1 200m for the juveniles.
With this combination of races, we have given the Gold Cup Event the fitting strapline Speed. Middle Distance. Stamina.
Encompassing all aspects of this Prestigious Day.