News About Darwin Cup 2013

2013 Darwin Cup Cancelled After Jockey’s Death

2013 Darwin Cup Cancelled After Jockey’s Death

Tragedy struck the Northern Territory racing community on Monday afternoon when the death of female hoop Simone Montgomerie forced the abandonment of the Darwin Cup 2013.

Ms Montgomerie was involved in a fatal race fall in the sixth race at the coveted Fannie Bay meeting when thrown from her mount, the Gary Clarke-trained Riahgrand, with only 180m ...

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 ...

Spartan Eagle Tops 2013 Darwin Cup Odds

Spartan Eagle Tops 2013 Darwin Cup Odds

This afternoon the top race at the Top End takes place at Fannie Bay Racecourse with the flying Spartan Eagle topping the Darwin Cup 2013 odds.

Bob Richards‘ local Niello six-year-old has been blitzing their rivals over the past couple of months shooting for their impressive fifth win on the trot in the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup...

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 ...

Wilde Force in 2013 Darwin Cup Field

Wilde Force in 2013 Darwin Cup Field

They may have bypassed the traditional lead-up but Warrnambool-based trainer Bill Wilde still believes his veteran galloper Constant Force can be competitive in Monday’s Darwin Cup 2013.

The Jeune seven-year-old is yet to race outside of Victoria but will make their interstate debut at career start number 36 next week.

Wilde, who co-trains the gelding with his son Symon ...

Capacity Darwin Cup 2013 Field Released

Capacity Darwin Cup 2013 Field Released

A capacity field of 12 starters plus three emergencies eager for an early scratching have been paid up for the 2013 Darwin Cup on Monday with dual defending champion Hawks Bay heading the acceptors.

Hawks Bay is after their third Darwin Cup trophy on the trot next week. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Set to run as the last at Fannie Bay...

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 ...

2013 Darwin Cup Nominations & Weights

2013 Darwin Cup Nominations & Weights

Next Monday, August 5, the premier Northern Territory race will take place with the running of the Darwin Cup 2013– nominations and weights for which have now been released.

Dual defending Darwin Cup winner Hawks Bay will shoot for a trifecta next Monday. Photo: Taron Clarke.

While not officially holding black type status, the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup...