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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 their Morphettville base in ...

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.

Cantonese is one of two Neil Dyer-trained Victorian raiders in Monday's 2014 Darwin Cup field. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as Darwin Race 9 at 5:40pm (local) time next week, this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin ...

Host Of The Party Could Celebrate Top End Trifecta

Host Of The Party Could Celebrate Top End Trifecta

After winning their two debut runs in Darwin for new trainer Stephen Brown, flying four-year-old Host Of The Party is after a rare hat-trick with a win in this afternoon’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m).

Due to run as Race 9 at 5:35pm (local time) the 2013 Darwin Cup is shaping up as a crack staying showdown by ...

Darwin Cup Barriers 2013 – Hawks Bay in Three for Third

Darwin Cup Barriers 2013 – Hawks Bay in Three for Third

They may not have the ideal weight but two-time defending Darwin Cup winner Hawks Bay has come up trumps with barrier three for their attempt at a hat-trick in the Northern Territory’s showcase race running on Monday.

Hawks Bay has drawn nicely in gate three for the 2013 Darwin Cup on Monday. Photo: Taron Clarke.

The Neil Dyer-trained Black ...

Dyer Eyes Darwin Cup Hat-Trick in 2013

Dyer Eyes Darwin Cup Hat-Trick in 2013

On Monday Kyneton-based trainer Neil Dyer will saddle-up his veteran stayer Hawks Bay for their incredible fifth straight Darwin Cup appearance, the eight-year-old shooting for their third consecutive win in the Top End classic.

Dual defending Darwin Cup champ Hawks Bay is back for win number three on Monday. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Black Hawk gelding Hawks Bay ran in their ...