The Brighton Cup, a silver-gilt vase shaped trophy cup, chased with foliage and decorated above with applied plaques of a classical horserace and the Steyne front of Brighton Pavilion.

Engraved 'The Brighton Cup 1805'.


Race won by Orville, the gift of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales to Christopher Wilson. Orville was purchased by the Prince from C. Wilson in 1804.

The Royal Pavilion

Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1EE
03000 290 900

Opening times

1 Apr – 30 Sep Daily, 9.30am – 5.45pm (last admission 5.15pm) 1 Oct – 31 Mar Daily, 10am – 5.15pm (last admission 4.30pm) Closed 24 Dec (from 2.30pm) & 25 – 26 Dec

Exhibitions at The Royal Pavilion

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