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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…

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…

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…

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…

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. Due to run as Canberra Race 7 at 4:46pm (local…

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. One of the biggest races run in Canberra each year, this season’s edition of the…

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…

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 Cummings’ She Goes To Rio taking out the Canberra Guineas…

2012 Black Opal Stakes Day – Preview

2012 Black Opal Stakes Day – Preview

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. With plenty of prize money and…

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 eight–race 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…