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2016 Darwin Cup Field & Betting Led by Lightinthenite

2016 Darwin Cup Field & Betting Led by Lightinthenite

Gary Clarke’s defending champion Lightinthenite leads the Darwin Cup 2016 field and early betting markets for the Northern Territory’s showcase race on Monday. Kicking off the August racing action is the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m), the handicap feature due to run as Race 9 at 5:25pm (local). Hawks Bay (2011-12) recently went back-to-back…

Finke Not Confirmed for Darwin Cup 2016 Field

Finke Not Confirmed for Darwin Cup 2016 Field

Local trainer Gary Clarke will wait until the weekend before confirming plans to run his star three-year-old Finke in Monday week’s 2016 Darwin Cup field. Turning four-years-old on Darwin Cup Day, August 1, Turffontein gelding Finke chases a rare treble and is looking down the barrel of $100,000 Ladbrokes Darwin Triple Crown bonus if he…

Lightinthenite Tops Early 2016 Darwin Cup Odds

Lightinthenite Tops Early 2016 Darwin Cup Odds

Gary Clarke’s reigning champion Lightinthenite is the early favourite to successfully defend his title in Monday week’s Darwin Cup 2016 despite the stayer having had just one start over the past 12 months. Turning nine on August 1 for the Horse’s Birthday and the running of the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m), Galileo gelding…

2014 Darwin Cup Betting Tips

2014 Darwin Cup Betting Tips

This afternoon a dozen quality stayers will face off in the Darwin Cup 2014up the top end, betting tips from the Races.com.au team for the handicap clash detailed below. Running as Race 9 at 5:40pm at Fannie Bay Racecourse, this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) features a full line-up of 12 starters. The…

2014 Darwin Cup Barriers & Betting Odds

2014 Darwin Cup Barriers & Betting Odds

Barriers and odds are now out for Monday’s Darwin Cup 2014 at Fannie Bay Racecourse with former Victorian galloper Smarty Mac the narrow favourite after a favourable mid-field draw. The Dick Leech-trained seven-year-old, who has been based in Darwin for only a month, pays $4.60 in the markets for $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m)…

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…

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…

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. The Neil Dyer-trained Black Hawk eight-year-old has contested the last four and won the past two editions of…

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…

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. Set to run as the last at Fannie Bay, Race 9 at 5:35pm (local), this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup…