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2017 Darwin Cup Tips and Betting Preview

2017 Darwin Cup Tips and Betting Preview

A capacity field of twelve will step out for this afternoon’s featured 2017 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse; offering punters terrific value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Former Godolphin horse Unbreakable has continued to herald plenty of interest in 2017 Darwin Cup betting markets and…

Shinn to Ride Unbreakable in Darwin Cup

Shinn to Ride Unbreakable in Darwin Cup

Trainer Michael Hickmott has confirmed that Sydney-based hoop Blake Shinn will take the ride on leading contender Unbreakable in the 2017 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse on Monday, August 7th. Unbreakable is one of two former-Godolphin horses that Hickmott will saddle in the 2017 Darwin Cup field (alongside race favourite Lieder) and the…

Pike to Ride Lieder in Darwin Cup 2017

Pike to Ride Lieder in Darwin Cup 2017

Leading West Australian jockey William Pike has been confirmed to take the ride on race favourite Lieder in Monday’s 2017 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse. Lieder began his racing career under the guidance of John O’Shea as part of the Godolphin operation, but was sold at auction in spring and passed through the…

Lieder Atop Early 2017 Darwin Cup Betting

Lieder Atop Early 2017 Darwin Cup Betting

Former Godolphin galloper Lieder is set to be crowned the 2017 Darwin Cup winner at Fannie Bay Racecourse in the Northern Territory next Monday. That is the tale of the tape in early 2017 Darwin Cup betting markets with leading online bookie , where the four-year-old remains sole occupant of the top line at $4…

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…

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…

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. Ridden by ace interstate hoop Hugh Bowman who was aboard the veteran eight-year-old son of Galileo as a favour for connections, former Sydney-based Lightinthenight ($3) had an impressive…

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. Brown prepares horses out of both Darwin and Melbourne and today his Postponed seven-year-old Post D’France lines up as a livewire chance in the…

2015 Darwin Cup Betting Tips

2015 Darwin Cup Betting Tips

This afternoon in the Top End the Darwin Cup 2015 takes centre stage at Fannie Bay Racecourse, betting tips for the handicap classic detailed below. Due to run as Race 9 at 5:35pm (local), this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) originally drew a final field of 12 starters plus three emergencies. The early…