News About Darwin Cup Day

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.

Darwin Guineas – NT Derby winner Finke is not confirmed for a 2016 Darwin Cup bid on August 1. Photo: Darwin Turf Club.

Turning four-years-old on Darwin Cup Day, August 1, Turffontein gelding Finke ...

Lightinthenite Scores 2015 Darwin Cup Win

Lightinthenite Scores 2015 Darwin Cup Win

Gary Clarke’s short-priced favourite Lightinthenite saluted for the punters in Monday’s Darwin Cup 2015 with an absolute romp home in the Top End classic in record time.

Race favourite Lightinthenite (pictured in Sydney) blitzed his rivals by a minimum nine lengths in the 2015 Darwin Cup on Monday afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart.

Ridden by ace interstate hoop Hugh Bowman...

Post D’France On Target for Darwin Cup 2015 Win

Post D’France On Target for Darwin Cup 2015 Win

Dual state trainer Stephen Brown is confident his hope in this afternoon’s 2015 Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay Post D’France is on track for a win in the Top End feature.

Post D’France is a top chance despite a wide draw in this afternoon’s 2015 Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Brown prepares horses out of both Darwin ...

Lightinthenite Leads 2015 Darwin Cup Nominations & Odds

Lightinthenite Leads 2015 Darwin Cup Nominations & Odds

Gary Clarke’s in-form local veteran Lightinthenite is clear early favourite among the Darwin Cup 2015 nominations for Monday’s feature race at Fannie Bay.

Lightinthenite is favourite for Monday’s 2015 Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Early markets at Ladbrokes.com.au on this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m), which attracted 24 nominations, are clearly led ...

2014 Darwin Cup Winner Saturday Sorcerer Works Magic

2014 Darwin Cup Winner Saturday Sorcerer Works Magic

Stuart Gower’s Adelaide raider Saturday Sorcerer made it back-to-back wins at Fannie Bay Racecourse in the NT on Monday afternoon completing the Metric Mile – Darwin Cup 2014 double with a brave victory in the latter.

The Any Given Saturday gelding took their record to four wins from 21 starts when beating home a quality field in the lucrative ...

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.

Cantonese is inside the Races.com.au's 2014 Darwin Cup trifecta tip for this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as Race 9 at 5:40pm at Fannie Bay Racecourse, this year’s $200,000 ...

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 Ladbrokes.com.au markets for $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) running as Race ...

Spartan Eagle Ready for Darwin Cup Distance

Spartan Eagle Ready for Darwin Cup Distance

With another year of racing up there sleeve the Bob Richard-trained Spartan Eagle looks even more ready to go the distance in the 2014 Darwin Cup as they did before the race was called off last year.

The Niello gelding was a five-year-old last Darwin Cup Carnival when travelling up to the Top End from their Morphettville base in ...

2014 Darwin Cup Field Released

2014 Darwin Cup Field Released

A capacity final field of stayers has been announced for Monday’s Darwin Cup 2014 field including three last start winners looking to secure back-to-back wins.

Cantonese is one of two Neil Dyer-trained Victorian raiders in Monday's 2014 Darwin Cup field. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as Darwin Race 9 at 5:40pm (local) time next week, this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin ...

2014 Darwin Cup Nominations & Weights

2014 Darwin Cup Nominations & Weights

Next Monday, August 4, sees the Northern Territory host their premier race of the year with nominations for Fannie Bay’s Darwin Cup 2014 now out.

Cantonese is one of the top 2014 Darwin Cup nominees for next Monday's feature race. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are 22 stayers making up the early entries for this year’s $200,000 Group 1 Carlton ...