2013 Cheltenham Festival Horse Racing Gold Cup Horse Racing
||15 March 2013
||The Not Afraid Partnership
||Soft, Good to Soft in places.
The 2013 Cheltenham Gold Cup (known as the Betfred Gold Cup for sponsorship reasons) was the 85th annual running of the Cheltenham Gold Cup horse race held at Cheltenham Racecourse on 15 March 2013.
Nine horses ran and the steeplechase was won by 11/4 favorite Bobs Worth, who was trained by Nicky Henderson and ridden by Barry Geraghty. Bobs Worth won by a distance of 7 lengths from second-placed Sir Des Champs, with Long Run in third.
The race was shown live on Channel 4 in the UK and Ireland.
- Sponsor: Betfred
- Winner’s prize money: £313,225.00
- Going: Soft, Good to Soft in places.
- Number of runners: 9
- Winner’s time: 7 mins 5.06 secs
* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. shd = short-head.
† Trainers are based in Great Britain unless indicated. PU = pulled-up. NR = non runner
Further details of the winner, Bobs Worth.
- Sex: Gelding
- Foaled: 21 May 2005
- Country: Ireland
- Sire: Bob Back; Dam: Fashionista (Kings Theatre)
- Owner: The Not Afraid Partnership
- Breeder: Mrs L Eadie
- Horseracing in Great Britain
- List of British National Hunt races
- 2013 Grand National
- Race Details at Racing Post