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Dyer Can’t Fault Darwin Cup Hope Royal Request

Dyer Can’t Fault Darwin Cup Hope Royal Request

Victorian horseman Neil Dyer will chase his third win in Monday afternoon’s Darwin Cup 2016 and said he “can’t fault” his runner in the Top End’s ultimate showdown Royal Request. Based at Kyneton in the Macedon Ranges of Victoria, Dyer has been represented during the Darwin Cup Carnival in the Northern Territory eight times before…

Cantonese on 2014 Darwin Cup Mission

Cantonese on 2014 Darwin Cup Mission

Next month’s Darwin Cup 2014 is the main target this time in for the Neil Dyer-trained Victorian raider Cantonese who races at Fannie Bay for the fourth time on the trot this weekend. The Redoute’s Choice six-year-old has been racing exclusively in Darwin this winter since resuming off a seven and a half month spell….

Budriguez Heads Penny Edition Stakes Field 2013

Budriguez Heads Penny Edition Stakes Field 2013

The horse that dead-heated with Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune at Flemington back in March, the David Jolly-trained Budriguez is the headline acceptor for Saturday’s 2013 Penny Edition Stakes field in Adelaide. The local Al Maher seven-year-old is one of 12 acceptors for this year’s $80,000 Listed Penny Edition Stakes (1400m) which is set…

2013 Penny Edition Stakes Nominations

2013 Penny Edition Stakes Nominations

A number of notable staying types will kick off their spring campaigns in Adelaide this Saturday with Morphettville’s Penny Edition Stakes 2013 attracting a bumper list of nominations. The $80,000 Listed Penny Edition Stakes (1400m) has been host to a number of turf stars over the years including last season when the 2011 Caulfield Cup…

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…

Dyer Eyes Darwin Cup Hat-Trick in 2013

Dyer Eyes Darwin Cup Hat-Trick in 2013

On Monday Kyneton-based trainer Neil Dyer will saddle-up his veteran stayer Hawks Bay for their incredible fifth straight Darwin Cup appearance, the eight-year-old shooting for their third consecutive win in the Top End classic. Black Hawk gelding Hawks Bay ran in their first Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay Racecourse back in 2009 when finishing a…