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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 Mid Darwin Cup...

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.

Hawks Bay has drawn nicely in gate three for the 2013 Darwin Cup on Monday. Photo: Taron Clarke.

The Neil Dyer-trained Black ...

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.

Hawks Bay is after their third Darwin Cup trophy on the trot next week. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Set to run as the last at Fannie Bay...

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.

Dual defending Darwin Cup winner Hawks Bay will shoot for a trifecta next Monday. Photo: Taron Clarke.

While not officially holding black type status, the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup...

The Big Steel Gears Up for Darwin Cup 2013 Bid

The Big Steel Gears Up for Darwin Cup 2013 Bid

The now Flemington-based trainer Stephen Brown will continue with the summer staying races around Melbourne with his newly acquired six-year-old grey The Big Steel as they prepare for their main aim of the year, the 2013 Darwin Cup in August.

The Urgent Request gelding has had 25 starts to date for six wins but they haven’t been in the winners’ ...

2012 Reaan Plate Scratching The Big Steel’s Autumn Under Cloud

2012 Reaan Plate Scratching The Big Steel’s Autumn Under Cloud

After dominating early markets for the Reaan Plate 2012 at Caulfield this Saturday, the Matt Laurie-trained The Big Steel has been scratched from the race due to muscle soreness leaving an eight-horse field in the Mornington Cup Prelude and the withdrawn galloper’s autumn racing campaign in doubt.

Accepted to contest Caulfield Race 7 tomorrow the $100,000 Listed Reaan Plate ...

Caulfield Racing Tips – Saturday February 4, 2012

Caulfield Racing Tips – Saturday February 4, 2012

This Saturday Caulfield Racecourse is set to host a bumper eight-race program featuring four crucial stakes races for Melbourne and Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival hopefuls, and to help our readers clean up below the Races.com.au team have our exclusive Caulfield racing tips.

Caulfield Track Report
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Condition: Dead (4)
  • Penetrometer:
  • Rail: Out 10m Entire Circuit

Melbourne ...

The Big Steel Leads Reaan Plate 2012 Odds & Betting

The Big Steel Leads Reaan Plate 2012 Odds & Betting

Matt Laurie’s Mornington galloper The Big Steel has opened at the top of the markets for the 2012 Reaan Plate at Caulfield this Saturday, the race the traditional prelude to the Mornington Cup.

Sea Galleon is the 2012 Reaan Plate betting market mover ahead of Saturday's Caulfield clash

Running as Race 7 at 5:10pm (VIC time), the $100,000 Listed ...

Sea Galleon in 2012 Mornington Cup Prelude Field

Sea Galleon in 2012 Mornington Cup Prelude Field

Classy Cranbourne galloper Sea Galleon will look to add a fourth straight win to their name at Caulfield on Saturday when they wear the No. 1 saddlecloth in the 2012 Mornington Cup Prelude, known this year as the Reaan Plate.

Christmas Cup winner Sea Galleon shoots for their fourth straight win at Caulfield on Saturday

Running as the ...

Caulfield Betting Tips & Race Card – Saturday January 7, 2012

Caulfield Betting Tips & Race Card – Saturday January 7, 2012

This Saturday for the first time in 2012 punters get to enjoy Caulfield racing action, the premier Victorian course host to a crack eight-event program including the weekend’s only stakes race, the full card and betting tips for which can be found below.

Racing kicks off at Caulfield at 12:50pm (VIC time) with Race 1 – the $70,000 Thomas North ...