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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.

Defending Darwin Cup winner Lightinthenite leads weights and betting on the Fannie Bay clash this Monday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Kicking off the August racing action is the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m), the handicap feature ...

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 RacecourseDarwin Cup 2016 nominations now out.

Last year’s winner Lightinthenite is nominated to defend his title in the 2016 Darwin Cup on August 1. Photo: Steve Hart.

Set to run on August 1, the Horse’s Birthday, ...

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.

Ladbrokes NT Derby winner Finke could target Triple Crown success at Fannie Bay on August 1 in the 2016 Darwin Cup....

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 ...

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.

The Ruffian is one of the top hopes in this afternoon’s 2015 Darwin Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Due to run as Race 9 at 5:35pm (local), this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) ...

2015 Darwin Cup Barriers & Odds

2015 Darwin Cup Barriers & Odds

The official Darwin Cup 2015 barrier draw ahead of Monday’s Top End feature is now out with race favourite Lightinthenite drawing just worse than mid-field with gate nine.

Race favourite Lightinthenite could move in from gate nine to six for Monday’s 2015 Darwin Cup. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as the last race on a bumper nine-event program at Fannie Bay ...

Gris Caro Tops 2015 Darwin Cup Field & Weights

Gris Caro Tops 2015 Darwin Cup Field & Weights

Chris Nash’s locally-trained British import Gris Caro will be asked to carry a hefty 61.5kg in Monday’s Darwin Cup 2015 sitting as the highest-rated and weighted runner in the handicap clash.

Gris Caro is allocated the imposing top weight for Monday’s 2015 Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The headline race of the annual Darwin ...

Bowman Lands 2015 Darwin Cup Ride on Lightinthenite

Bowman Lands 2015 Darwin Cup Ride on Lightinthenite

Top Sydney-based hoop Hugh Bowman will make the trip to the Top End on Monday to partner the Gary Clarke-trained Darwin Cup 2015 favourite Lightinthenite at Fannie Bay.

Hugh Bowman will ride 2015 Darwin Cup favourite Lightinthenite on Monday up in the NT. Photo: Daniel Costello.

There are currently 24 stayers nominated for this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid ...

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 ...