News About Hurdy Gurdy Man

Bagot Handicap 2015 Field & Betting: De Little Engine Clear Favourite

Bagot Handicap 2015 Field & Betting: De Little Engine Clear Favourite

Danny O’Brien’s local four-year-old De Little Engine has opened clear favourite in the 2015 Bagot Handicap field and betting odds to win his fourth on the trot this spring – summer racing season.

Progressive stayer De Little Engine is clear favourite for Thursday’s 2015 Bagot Handicap at Flemington. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The in-form Encosta De Lago gelding is one ...

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads 2015 Bagot Handicap Nominations & Weights

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads 2015 Bagot Handicap Nominations & Weights

Darren Weir’s veteran stayer Hurdy Gurdy Man is the top-rated and weighted of 18 gallopers nominated for the major support race at Flemington on Thursday, the Bagot Handicap 2015.

Ballarat Cup winner Mujadale shoots for a win in Thursday’s Bagot Handicap at Flemington. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The distance feature of New Year’s Day in Melbourne, this ...

Hurdy Gurdy Man Will Tackle Werribee Open Handicap

Hurdy Gurdy Man Will Tackle Werribee Open Handicap

Darren Weir’s Hurdy Gurdy Man has made a name for himself in country cups over the past two seasons after winning the Woodford, Hobart, Murthoa, and Hamilton Cups.

Hurdy Gurdy Man, who has missed out to Mujadale (pictured) his last two times out, will run in the Werribee Open Handicap next month. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The ...

2014 Ballarat Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Ballarat Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

A capacity field of 18 gallopers plus one emergency has accepted for the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) this Saturday, the stand-alone feature on the program at Ballarat Racecourse.

Tuscan Fire headlines the final field for the 2014 Ballarat Cup and will enjoy a start from barrier one. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Headlining the field are both Fat ...

Weir Tackles 2014 Ballarat Cup with Trio of Gallopers

Weir Tackles 2014 Ballarat Cup with Trio of Gallopers

Ballarat based trainer Darren Weir is giving it his all this Saturday in his local Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m), delivering a triple-pronged attack on the race.

At First Sight is one of three horses set to represent trainer Darren Weir in the Ballarat Cup. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Weir told RSN Radio that he would accept with all three of ...

Waterhouse After Back-to-Back Ballarat Cup 2014 Wins

Waterhouse After Back-to-Back Ballarat Cup 2014 Wins

Twelve months ago Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse celebrated a Ballarat Cup win with The Offer and Saturday week she’ll be back to defend her title with Excess Knowledge on track for the final Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival feature.

Excess Knowledge failed to fire at his last start, but has the chance to return to winning form in ...

2014 Hobart Cup Final Field Released

2014 Hobart Cup Final Field Released

The 2014 Hobart Cup final field has been released; with a number of Victorian-trained gallopers set to make the trip across to the Apple Isle for the Group 3 event.

Darren Weir is chasing his second straight win in the Hobart Cup with First Bloom after winning last year's race with Hurdy Gurdy Man. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia...

Young UK Hoop Scores New Year’s Day Win on Outback Joe

Young UK Hoop Scores New Year’s Day Win on Outback Joe

Young UK apprentice jockey Oisin Murphy enjoyed a stakes win to start the New Year at Flemington Racecourse on Wednesday saluting in the $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) aboard progressive stayer Outback Joe.

Regular rider for famous English trainer Andrew Balding, Murphy is currently on loan to Melbourne’s Danny O’Brien for our summer.

On New Year’s Day 2014 ...

Pelicano Ready for 2013 Werribee Cup Rematch

Pelicano Ready for 2013 Werribee Cup Rematch

A rematch with the horse that they beat home one spot at Ballarat last start, Hurdy Gurdy Man, is on the cards for the Tony McEvoy-trained Pelicano in the Werribee Cup 2013 this weekend.

Pelicano will carry 5.5kg more than the weight they carried to fifth last year in Sunday's Werribee Cup 2013. Photo: Steve Hart.

On November ...

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads Werribee Cup 2013 Field

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads Werribee Cup 2013 Field

Darren Weir’s talented provincial cups champ Hurdy Gurdy Man will look to bag another trophy this Sunday facing off against a crack field in the 2013 Werribee Cup.

You Think So (inside) and Crafty Cruiser (outside) are two of the horses set to face off in Sunday's Werribee Cup 2013. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

A final field ...