When is the July Cup 2022? Newmarket date, start time, runners & betting

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*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change

One of the most lucrative sprint races on the British calendar takes place this weekend as Newmarket stages the latest renewal of the July Cup.

A whole host of speedballs are set to take their chance in the feature at the track’s prestigious July Festival, which boasts a bumper £600,000 prize fund including £356,422 for winning connections.


Starman romped to a 1¼l victory in last year’s July Cup but the champ will not be back to defend his crown after being retired to stud towards the end of that season.

You’ll find all the key details about the July Cup 2022 including the date, start time, runners and riders, and Paddy Power’s betting odds below.

July Cup 2022 date and start time

The July Cup 2022 is scheduled to be run on Saturday, July 9 at 4.25pm. It is the sixth race on the card at Newmarket. The official going is described as Good to Firm, Good (in places) ahead of the race.

July Cup 2022 runners and riders

The following 14 horses stood their ground at Thursday’s final declarations:

Artorius (Jamie Spencer)
Blackrod (Connor Beasley)
Creative Force (William Buick)
Emaraaty Ana (Tom Eaves)
Naval Crown (James Doyle)
Alcohol Free (Rob Hornby)
Double Or Bubble (Jack Mitchell)
Happy Romance (Sean Levey)
Romantic Proposal (Chris Hayes)
Cadamosto (Seamie Heffernan)
Flaming Rib (Ben Curtis)
King Hermes (Ryusei Sakai)
Perfect Power (Christophe Soumillon)
Twilight Jet (Leigh Roche)

July Cup 2022 odds

You can see Paddy Power’s latest prices for the July Cup on our snazzy widgets below and the market in full on the Paddy Power website.

Perfect Power heads the betting after storming to victory in last month’s Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot and boasts the weight-for-age allowance over some of his major rivals.

Australian sprinter Artorius is next in the betting after finishing a credible third in the Platinum Jubilee Stakes last month, with connections opting to extend his stint in Europe.

The winner of last season’s Champion Sprint Stakes, Creative Force placed second behind stablemate Naval Crown in the Platinum Jubilee Stakes and the Godolphin pair are set to renew their rivalry here.

*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change

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