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Canny Ballad Scores Upset 2016 Darwin Cup Win

Canny Ballad Scores Upset 2016 Darwin Cup Win

On Monday the Northern Territory’s premier race was run and won in an upset with eleventh hour addition Canny Ballad taking out the Darwin Cup 2016. The early scratching of Alice Springs Cup winner Montalto from the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) early in the week paved the way for the Michael Hickmott-trained Canny…

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…

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…

NT Sprinter Sirbible Eyes The Goodwood 2016

NT Sprinter Sirbible Eyes The Goodwood 2016

Alice Springs horseman Russell Bell is hoping his progressive sprinter Sirbible can earn a Group 1 The Goodwood target in Adelaide next month with a good showing at home this weekend. A four-year-old son of God’s Own, Sirbible is fighting for favouritism through in the markets for Saturday’s $100,000 Pioneer Sprint (1200m) at Alice Springs….

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…

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…

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. Running as the last race on a bumper nine-event program at Fannie Bay Racecourse on Monday, this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) features a full…

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. Early markets at on this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m), which attracted 24 nominations, are clearly led by Galileo seven-year-old Lightinthenite who turns eight on Saturday. A winner of seven…

2014 Darwin Cup Winner Saturday Sorcerer Works Magic

2014 Darwin Cup Winner Saturday Sorcerer Works Magic

Stuart Gower’s Adelaide raider Saturday Sorcerer made it back-to-back wins at Fannie Bay Racecourse in the NT on Monday afternoon completing the Metric Mile – Darwin Cup 2014 double with a brave victory in the latter. The Any Given Saturday gelding took their record to four wins from 21 starts when beating home a quality…