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  Monmouth Cup

1870 - 1892 (Discontinued)
A distance race for Three-year-olds and up Monmouth Park, Long Branch, New Jersey, for most of its existence

Year Horse Statistics Sire - Dam - Dam's Sire Family No.
1870Helmbold (USA)ch.c. 1866Australian (GB) - Lavender (USA) by Wagner (USA)12 - b
1871Longfellow (USA)b/br.c. 1867Leamington (GB) - Nantura (USA) by Brawner's Eclipse (USA)A14
1872Longfellow (USA)b/br.c. 1867Leamington (GB) - Nantura (USA) by Brawner's Eclipse (USA)A14
1873Wanderer (USA)ch.c. 1868Lexington (USA) - Coral (USA) by Vandal (USA)1 - t
1874Tom Bowling (USA)b.c. 1870 Lexington (USA) - Lucy Fowler (USA) by Albion (GB)A28
1875Aaron Pennington (USA)b.c. 1871Tipperary (USA) - Lucy Fowler (USA) by Albion (USA)A28
1876Tom Ochiltree (USA)b.c. 1872 Lexington (USA) - Katona (USA) by Voucher (USA)A7
1877 No Race
1878Parole (USA)br.c. 1873Leamington (USA) - Maiden (USA) by Lexington (USA)4-r
1879Bramble (USA)b.c. 1875Bonnie Scotland (GB) - Ivy Leaf (USA) by Australian (GB)9
1880Report (USA)ch.g. 1876King Ernest (GB) - Echo (USA) by Lexington (USA)4 - r
1881Monitor (USA)ch.g. 1876 Glenelg (USA) - Minx (USA) by Lexington (USA)12 - b
1882Eole (USA)b.c. 1878Eolus (USA) - War Song 2 (USA) by War Dance (USA)37
1887Troubadour (USA)br.c. 1882Lisbon (USA) - Glenluine by Glenelg (USA)6 - a
1888Firenze (USA)b.f. 1884Glenelg (USA) - Florida (USA) by Virgil (USA)24
1889Firenze (USA)b.f. 1884Glenelg (USA) - Florida (USA) by Virgil (USA)24
1890Salvator (USA)ch.c. 1886Prince Charlie (GB) - Salina (USA) by Lexington (USA)12 - b
1891**Riley (USA)b.c. 1887Longfellow (USA) - Geneva (USA) by War Dance (USA)A1
1892*Longstreet (USA)b.c. 1886 Longfellow (USA) - Semper Idem (USA) by Glen Athol (GB)12 - b

*1892 -- Longstreet Walked-over at Monmouth Park

Most of the U.S. champions of the 1870s and '80s contested this race

1890 -- Moved to a new Monmouth Park nearby.
**1891 -- Moved from Monmouth Park to Jerome Park (Fordham, New York) for the 1891 season when legislation threatened parimutuel wagers in New Jersey. The newer Monmouth Park dismantled by 1893 and the race was discontined.

1870 - 1876: 2-1/2 miles
1878 - 1882: 2-1/4 miles
1887 - 1892: 1-3/4 miles
1891: 1-5/8 miles (Jerome Park)
1892: 1 -3/4 miles (Monmouth Park)

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