Hennessy renews Gold Cup deal- 1 Dec 2009 00:00:00
Hennessy has renewed its title sponsorship of the Gold Cup at Newbury Racecourse, one of the longest running associations in UK horse racing, for a further three years.
This year’s Hennessy Gold Cup - the key event of the UK winter season - saw Denman be the first to cross the finish line in the 50th Gold Cup race run at Newbury.
Graham Boyes, managing director, Moët Hennessy UK said: ‘This is the longest running sports partnerships of its kind and we are thrilled to continue working with Newbury on one of our, and the UK’s, most prestigious and cherished events.’
Stephen Higgins, joint managing director of Newbury, said: ‘We are extremely proud of our longstanding relationship with Moet Hennessy, and are thrilled that the relationship will continue to at least 2012. This is the 50th running of the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury, and with a total prize money of £200,000 its highest ever value, and we look forward to building on our successful Winter Festival with the Hennessy Gold Cup as its feature event.’
The 2010 Hennessy Gold Cup will take place on Saturday 27th November at Newbury Racecourse in Berkshire.