News About 2014 Darwin Cup

2014 Darwin Cup Winner Saturday Sorcerer Works Magic

2014 Darwin Cup Winner Saturday Sorcerer Works Magic

Stuart Gower’s Adelaide raider Saturday Sorcerer made it back-to-back wins at Fannie Bay Racecourse in the NT on Monday afternoon completing the Metric Mile – Darwin Cup 2014 double with a brave victory in the latter. The Any Given Saturday gelding took their record to four wins from 21 starts when beating home a quality…

2014 Darwin Cup Betting Tips

2014 Darwin Cup Betting Tips

This afternoon a dozen quality stayers will face off in the Darwin Cup 2014up the top end, betting tips from the Races.com.au team for the handicap clash detailed below. Running as Race 9 at 5:40pm at Fannie Bay Racecourse, this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) features a full line-up of 12 starters. The…

Shinn Unfazed by wide Darwin Cup Draw for Cantonese

Shinn Unfazed by wide Darwin Cup Draw for Cantonese

Yet to receive much more than a sprinkling of wagers for success in this afternoon’s featured Darwin Cup (2000m), jockey Blake Shinn is confident a wide barrier draw will not affect the chances of notable stayer Cantonese. Returning to racing in less-than convincing form via sixth in the QBE Cup (1200m) first-up on June 14th…

2014 Darwin Cup Barriers & Betting Odds

2014 Darwin Cup Barriers & Betting Odds

Barriers and odds are now out for Monday’s Darwin Cup 2014 at Fannie Bay Racecourse with former Victorian galloper Smarty Mac the narrow favourite after a favourable mid-field draw. The Dick Leech-trained seven-year-old, who has been based in Darwin for only a month, pays $4.60 in the markets for $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m)…

Spartan Eagle Ready for Darwin Cup Distance

Spartan Eagle Ready for Darwin Cup Distance

With another year of racing up there sleeve the Bob Richard-trained Spartan Eagle looks even more ready to go the distance in the 2014 Darwin Cup as they did before the race was called off last year. The Niello gelding was a five-year-old last Darwin Cup Carnival when travelling up to the Top End from…

2014 Darwin Cup Field Released

2014 Darwin Cup Field Released

A capacity final field of stayers has been announced for Monday’s Darwin Cup 2014 field including three last start winners looking to secure back-to-back wins. Running as Darwin Race 9 at 5:40pm (local) time next week, this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) drew a full 12 starters plus three emergencies. With barriers to…

2014 Darwin Cup Nominations & Weights

2014 Darwin Cup Nominations & Weights

Next Monday, August 4, sees the Northern Territory host their premier race of the year with nominations for Fannie Bay’s Darwin Cup 2014 now out. There are 22 stayers making up the early entries for this year’s $200,000 Group 1 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m), the race abandoned in 2012 after a devastating jockey fall…

Cantonese on 2014 Darwin Cup Mission

Cantonese on 2014 Darwin Cup Mission

Next month’s Darwin Cup 2014 is the main target this time in for the Neil Dyer-trained Victorian raider Cantonese who races at Fannie Bay for the fourth time on the trot this weekend. The Redoute’s Choice six-year-old has been racing exclusively in Darwin this winter since resuming off a seven and a half month spell….