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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. Set to run as the last at Fannie Bay, Race 9 at 5:35pm (local), this year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup…

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…

Someday Heads Open Mile 2013 Betting Odds

Someday Heads Open Mile 2013 Betting Odds

Kelso Wood’s locally-trained four-year-old Someday has opened top of the odds to take out the 2013 Open Mile at Eagle Farm’s Tattersall’s Tiara Day this Saturday following a nice last start effort at the same track and distance two weeks back. The Falvelon gelding continued their rise through the ranks this Queensland Winter Racing Carnival…

Collett to Clean Up in Tattersall’s Tiara 2013

Collett to Clean Up in Tattersall’s Tiara 2013

Last season’s top New Zealand riding apprentice Jason Collett is looking to continue a successful association with Chris Waller’s progressive mare She’s Clean when he partners with the in-form four-year-old in Saturday’s 2013 Tattersall’s Tiara. The country’s leading Group 1 winning trainer for the season Waller is likely to saddle up two mares in the…

Takeover Target Stakes Winner after Third Straight

Takeover Target Stakes Winner after Third Straight

Darren Smith’s Takeover Target Stakes winner from last Thursday Testarhythm will vie for a hat-trick of consecutive wins on Saturday when they back up in a benchmark 95 handicap at Rosehill Gardens. The Testa Rossa five-year-old broke a one and a half year winning drought at Canterbury back on December 29 with a tight win…

Monton Tops 2012 Festival Stakes Nominations & Weights

Monton Tops 2012 Festival Stakes Nominations & Weights

Ron Quinton’s reigning champion Monton has been nominated to defend their title in the Festival Stakes 2012 at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, the race the latest Sydney Summer Carnival feature. A total of 26 gallopers were nominated for this year’s edition of the $100,000 Listed Festival Stakes (1500m), Catbird six-year-old Monton the 59kg top-weight of…