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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…

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…

2013 Darwin Cup Nominations & Weights

2013 Darwin Cup Nominations & Weights

Next Monday, August 5, the premier Northern Territory race will take place with the running of the Darwin Cup 2013– nominations and weights for which have now been released. While not officially holding black type status, the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) is worth plenty of prize money and is a prestigious new-season feature…

Darwin Cup 2012 Nominations & Weights

Darwin Cup 2012 Nominations & Weights

Defending champion Hawks Bay leads the 2012 Darwin Cup nominations and weights with the Neil Dyer-trained six-year-old being allocated a hefty 64.5kg for their title defense in the Darwin Cup Carnival’s marquee event. Twelve months ago the consistent Black Hawk gelding put an easy four lengths on their closest rival Palmyra Boy when running away…

Hoodoo Gone as Hawks Bay Wins Darwin Cup 2011

Hoodoo Gone as Hawks Bay Wins Darwin Cup 2011

It has been a long, hard road to Cup glory for Kyneton-based trainer Neil Dyer but on Monday afternoon his gallant old galloper Hawks Bay proved persistence pays, winning the 2011 Darwin Cup at their third attempt. Black Hawk gelding Hawks Bay had finished runner-up in the two most recent editions of the Northern Territory’s…

Steve Arnold Returning Home For Darwin Cup 2011

Steve Arnold Returning Home For Darwin Cup 2011

Neil Dyer has engaged the services of multiple Group One winning jockey Steven Arnold as he attempts to win the 2011 Darwin Cup with two time runner up Hawks Bay. Hawks Bay has finished second in the last two Darwin Cups and Dyer is hoping the experienced jockey can land him the race that has…

2010 Darwin Cup Preview & Betting Odds

2010 Darwin Cup Preview & Betting Odds

Today the $160,000 Darwin Cup (2000m) is due to take place as the Top End’s premier race at the closing Darwin Cup Carnival meeting, with 12 excellent stayers set to run in the feature. The pronounced favourite currently paying $4 for a win through is the Neil Dyer-trained Hawks Bay, who was a close second…