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Canberra Results – Criterion Claims 2013 Black Opal Stakes Win

Canberra Results – Criterion Claims 2013 Black Opal Stakes Win

A big weekend of racing in Canberra yesterday March 10, 2013, has resulted in Golden Slipper contender Criterion winning the Listed Black Opal Stakes.

Criterion won the $250,000 Black Opal Stakes by almost half a length in front of Sidestep, who finished second, and Meticulously, who passed the post in third.

The two-year-old was paying odds of $5 ...

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.

Sydney Cup winner Niwot is the class horse at Canberra Cup Day 2013. Photo: Taron Clarke.

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Niwot Tops 2013 Canberra Cup Field – Sunday Racing

Niwot Tops 2013 Canberra Cup Field – Sunday Racing

A lucrative $120,000 first prize and a nice lead-up run for the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival has seen this Sunday’s Canberra Cup 2013 at Thoroughbred Park attract one of its strongest line-ups in many years with the field lead by reigning Sydney Cup winner Niwot.

Sydney Cup winner Niwot is the headline acceptor for Sunday's Canberra Cup 2013. Photo: ...

Sydney Cup Winner Niwot Among Canberra Cup 2013 Nominations

Sydney Cup Winner Niwot Among Canberra Cup 2013 Nominations

Hawkes-trained veteran Niwot will take their next step towards a possible title defense in the prestigious Sydney Cup this weekend, the rising nine-year-old having been nominated for the 2013 Canberra Cup in the country’s capital for Thoroughbred Park’s Super Sunday.

Sydney Cup winner Niwot will contest the 2013 Canberra Cup this Sunday. Photo: Taron Clarke.

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2013 Canberra Cup Campaign Starts for Asclepius

2013 Canberra Cup Campaign Starts for Asclepius

This afternoon Len Hodgson’s Reset four-year-old Asclepius will resume racing kicking off a campaign their trainer hopes will culminate with a run in the Canberra Cup 2013 in March.

Last seen winning their fourth career race from 15 starts on November 6, Melbourne Cup Day in Victoria, Asclepius will race for the first time since in the fifth at ...

Fill The Page Wins 2012 Canberra Cup – Results

Fill The Page Wins 2012 Canberra Cup – Results

Saluting for the locals on Sunday, mother and son training team Barbara Joseph and Paul Jones’ smart four-year-old mare Fill The Page saluted in the Canberra Cup 2012 in a tight upset.

After the opening two black-types of the day were won by Sydneysiders, Anthony CummingsShe Goes To Rio taking out the Canberra Guineas and then the ...

2012 Black Opal Stakes Day – Preview

2012 Black Opal Stakes Day – Preview

Tullamore is the favourite in betting for the 2012 Canberra Cup

The massive weekend of racing will continue tomorrow with a bumper 2012 Black Opal Stakes Day to take place in Canberra.

The prime event is the Black Opal Stakes but there are three other listed races on the eight-race card including the Canberra Cup, National Sprint and Canberra Guineas....

Canberra Cup 2012 – Field headed by Zavite

Canberra Cup 2012 – Field headed by Zavite

New Zealand horse Zavite will look to add a Canberra Cup 2012 title to his impressive resume in what is the second feature race of Canberra’s eightrace card this Sunday.

The final field of 15 horses was released this morning and the Anthony Cummings trained top weight (62kg) will run from barrier 13 in the 2000 metre stayers’ ...

Chipping Norton Stakes 2012 Field of 9 Released

Chipping Norton Stakes 2012 Field of 9 Released

A diminutive but top-class field of nine gallopers has been accepted to contest the 2012 Chipping Norton Stakes, the mile feature headlining a bumper day’s racing at Warwick Farm this Saturday.

Despite a fall at Rosehill on Tuesday, Blake Shinn has been cleared to ride Pinker Pinker in the 2012 Chipping Norton Stakes

Due to jump at 4:22pm (NSW) ...

Canberra Cup 2012 – Zavite Heads Nominations

Canberra Cup 2012 – Zavite Heads Nominations

Anthony Cummings trained Zavite heads the nominations for the 2012 Canberra Cup which sits as the second feature event of a big Sunday of racing in the nation’s capital.

The New Zealand gelding has an impressive resume to his name, having won the Launceston, Adelaide and Auckland Cups as well as the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes.

He has also run ...