1999 Cheltenham Festival Horse Racing Gold Cup Horse Racing
The 1999 Cheltenham Gold Cup was a horse race which took place at Cheltenham on Thursday March 18, 1999. It was the 72nd running of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and it was won by See More Business. The winner was ridden by Mick Fitzgerald and trained by Paul Nicholls. The pre-race favourite Florida Pearl finished third.
The jockey-trainer partnership of Fitzgerald and Nicholls completed a big-race double, as they had also won the previous day’s Queen Mother Champion Chase with Call Equiname.
- Sponsor: Tote
- Winner’s prize money: £149,600.00
- Going: Good to Soft
- Number of runners: 12
- Winner’s time: 6m 41.9s
* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. nk = neck; PU = pulled-up.
† Trainers are based in Great Britain unless indicated.
Further details of the winner, See More Business:
- Foaled: April 26, 1990, in Ireland
- Sire: Seymour Hicks; Dam: Miss Redlands (Dubassoff)
- Owner: Paul Barber and John Keighley
- Breeder: Ian Bryant
- bbc.co.uk – “”See More Business wins Gold Cup”” – March 18, 1999.