The 2003 Cheltenham Gold Cup was a horse race which took place at Cheltenham on Thursday 13 March 2003. It was the 75th running of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and it was won by the pre-race favourite Best Mate. The winner was ridden by Jim Culloty and trained by Henrietta Knight.
|1||Best Mate||8||Jim Culloty||Henrietta Knight||13/8 fav|
|2||10||Truckers Tavern||8||Davy Russell||Ferdy Murphy||33/1|
|3||2½||Harbour Pilot||8||Paul Carberry||Noel Meade (IRE)||40/1|
|4||nk||Valley Henry||8||Barry Geraghty||Paul Nicholls||14/1|
|5||1½||Behrajan||8||Richard Johnson||Henry Daly||14/1|
|6||1½||Commanche Court||10||Ruby Walsh||Ted Walsh (IRE)||8/1|
|7||4||Chives||8||Richard Guest||Henrietta Knight||25/1|
|8||17||See More Business||13||Joe Tizzard||Paul Nicholls||16/1|
|9||¾||You're Agoodun||11||Tony McCoy||Martin Pipe||50/1|
|10||12||Colonel Braxton||8||Kieran Kelly||Dessie Hughes (IRE)||33/1|
|11||10||Marlborough||11||Mick Fitzgerald||Nicky Henderson||20/1|
|12||10||Modulor||11||Rodi Greene||Martin Pipe||200/1|
|PU||Fence 21||Hussard Collonges||8||Russ Garritty||Peter Beaumont||8/1|
|PU||Fence 20||First Gold||10||Thierry Doumen||François Doumen (FR)||33/1|
|Fell||Fence 3||Beef or Salmon||7||Timmy Murphy||Michael Hourigan (IRE)||5/1|
* 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, Best Mate: