News About Canberra Cup Day

Clark Rides Dark Eyes to Victory in Canberra Cup 2017

Clark Rides Dark Eyes to Victory in Canberra Cup 2017

Jockey Tim Clark celebrated back-to-back wins in the 2017 Canberra Cup on Sunday with success aboard the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Dark Eyes. Last autumn racing season Clark took out the $200,000 Listed Canberra Cup (2000m) aboard Hippopus (2016) for the same stable he won the handicap for over the weekend. Jumping the $3.60…

No Golden Slipper for Black Opal Winner Trapeze Artist

No Golden Slipper for Black Opal Winner Trapeze Artist

Gerald Ryan’s progressive young colt Trapeze Artist was in flying form at Canberra on Sunday winning the Black Opal Stakes as a $31 roughie in betting, but won’t be pressing onto the 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes. A ten-horse field of two-year-olds faced off in this season’s $300,000 Group 3 Black Opal Stakes (1200m), a race…

2017 Canberra National Sprint Field & Odds

2017 Canberra National Sprint Field & Odds

Markets are now open on the bumper Canberra National Sprint 2017 field set to face off in the ATC on Sunday with betting on the handicap led by Godolphin galloper Handfast. Canberra Cup Day is set to attract plenty of interest this weekend at Thoroughbred Park including this season’s edition of the $130,000 Listed Canberra…

2017 Canberra Cup Field & Betting: Dark Eyes Early Favourite

2017 Canberra Cup Field & Betting: Dark Eyes Early Favourite

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Sydney stayer Dark Eyes has opened early favourite in Canberra Cup 2017 betting to take out the black-type clash at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday. A final field of 13 hopefuls is engaged for this weekend’s edition of the $200,000 Listed Canberra Cup (2000m), which runs on the same card…

Sunday Racing – Canberra Cup Day 2013 Preview & Tips

Sunday Racing – Canberra Cup Day 2013 Preview & Tips

After all the big racing action on Saturday in Sydney and Melbourne punters can now turn their attention to Canberra’s Thoroughbred Park on Sunday where an excellent race card boasting three black type features will play out for 2013 Canberra Cup Day. Racing is set to kick off at 1:10pm (local) with a maiden plate…

Black Opal Stakes 2013 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Black Opal Stakes 2013 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

A capacity field of 14 field horses plus six emergencies has been announced to contest the Listed $250,000 2013 Black Opal Stakes (1200m) at Canberra on Sunday. The lucrative juvenile feature always attracts a strong field with many trainers using the race in an effort to qualify quality youngsters for the Golden Slipper. Top Sydney…

29 Included in 2013 Black Opal Stakes Nominations

29 Included in 2013 Black Opal Stakes Nominations

Twenty nine two-year-olds have been nominated for the Listed 2013 Black Opal Stakes (1200m) which will take place as one of the features on the Canberra Cup day card on Sunday. The $250,000 sprint always attracts a strong pool of entrants, many of whom are being aimed at races such as the 2013 Golden Slipper….