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Post D’France On Target for Darwin Cup 2015 Win

Post D’France On Target for Darwin Cup 2015 Win

Dual state trainer Stephen Brown is confident his hope in this afternoon’s 2015 Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay Post D’France is on track for a win in the Top End feature.

Post D’France is a top chance despite a wide draw in this afternoon’s 2015 Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Brown prepares horses out of both Darwin ...

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.

The Ruffian is one of the top hopes in this afternoon’s 2015 Darwin Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Due to run as Race 9 at 5:35pm (local), this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) ...

Gris Caro Tops 2015 Darwin Cup Field & Weights

Gris Caro Tops 2015 Darwin Cup Field & Weights

Chris Nash’s locally-trained British import Gris Caro will be asked to carry a hefty 61.5kg in Monday’s Darwin Cup 2015 sitting as the highest-rated and weighted runner in the handicap clash.

Gris Caro is allocated the imposing top weight for Monday’s 2015 Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The headline race of the annual Darwin ...

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.

Lightinthenite is favourite for Monday’s 2015 Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Early markets at Ladbrokes.com.au on this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m), which attracted 24 nominations, are clearly led ...

Refectory Prime for Adelaide Cup 2015 Upset

Refectory Prime for Adelaide Cup 2015 Upset

Richard Laming’s imported galloper Refectory is set for a big 2015 Adelaide Cup run over the two miles at Morphettville Racecourse this afternoon having pulled through his last start victory in Victoria in top order.

European import Refectory is a good light weight chance in the Adelaide Cup 2015 at Morphettville today. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

The Danehill Dancer five-year-old ...

2014 Darwin Cup Barriers & Betting Odds

2014 Darwin Cup Barriers & Betting Odds

Barriers and odds are now out for Monday’s Darwin Cup 2014 at Fannie Bay Racecourse with former Victorian galloper Smarty Mac the narrow favourite after a favourable mid-field draw.

The Dick Leech-trained seven-year-old, who has been based in Darwin for only a month, pays $4.60 in the Ladbrokes.com.au markets for $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) running as Race ...

Spartan Eagle Ready for Darwin Cup Distance

Spartan Eagle Ready for Darwin Cup Distance

With another year of racing up there sleeve the Bob Richard-trained Spartan Eagle looks even more ready to go the distance in the 2014 Darwin Cup as they did before the race was called off last year.

The Niello gelding was a five-year-old last Darwin Cup Carnival when travelling up to the Top End from their Morphettville base in ...

2014 Darwin Cup Field Released

2014 Darwin Cup Field Released

A capacity final field of stayers has been announced for Monday’s Darwin Cup 2014 field including three last start winners looking to secure back-to-back wins.

Cantonese is one of two Neil Dyer-trained Victorian raiders in Monday's 2014 Darwin Cup field. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as Darwin Race 9 at 5:40pm (local) time next week, this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin ...

2014 Darwin Cup Nominations & Weights

2014 Darwin Cup Nominations & Weights

Next Monday, August 4, sees the Northern Territory host their premier race of the year with nominations for Fannie Bay’s Darwin Cup 2014 now out.

Cantonese is one of the top 2014 Darwin Cup nominees for next Monday's feature race. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are 22 stayers making up the early entries for this year’s $200,000 Group 1 Carlton ...

Darwin Cup 2012 Final Field & Barrier Draw

Darwin Cup 2012 Final Field & Barrier Draw

The Northern Territory’s premier race is this Monday’s 2012 Darwin Cup, the final field and barrier draw for which has now been released.

Due to bring a bumper nine-race program to a close at Fannie Bay Racecourse at 5:35pm (local time) on Monday, this year’s edition of the $185,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) has drawn a full field ...