News About Darwin Triple Crown

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…

2016 Darwin Cup Nominations Released

2016 Darwin Cup Nominations Released

On the first Monday of August the 61st edition of the Top End’s premier showdown will light up Fannie Bay Racecourse – Darwin Cup 2016 nominations now out. Set to run on August 1, the Horse’s Birthday, this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m), run on the sand, has attracted 19 nominations. The headline…

2016 Darwin Cup Target for Derby Winner Finke

2016 Darwin Cup Target for Derby Winner Finke

Gary Clarke’s flying three-year-old Finke is on track to become the first Darwin Triple Crown winner in two decades with the NT Derby champ set to back-up in the Darwin Cup 2016 next month at Fannie Bay. The locally trained son of Turffontein extended his winning streak to eight straight on Saturday with an impressive…