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2016 Werribee Cup Option for The Chairman

2016 Werribee Cup Option for The Chairman

After running third as the beaten favourite in last Sunday’s Kilmore Cup trainer Mick Price is looking at another Victorian country cup ruin in the Werribee Cup 2016 for his gelding The Chairman. A five-year-old son of High Chaparral, The Chairman jumped $3.40 top fancy in the Listed Kilmore Cup (1600m) following two recent wins…

2015 Werribee Cup Field & Barrier Draw

2015 Werribee Cup Field & Barrier Draw

Darren Weir’s 60kg top weight Tall Ship leads a field down to 10 gallopers for the feature race in Victoria on the weekend, Sunday’s Werribee Cup 2015. The $120,000 Listed TAB Werribee Cup (2600m) originally attracted 11 hopefuls before the early scratching of Jamie Edwards’ Severn Road. Due to jump as Race 6 at 3:45pm…

2015 Werribee Cup Assignment for Sonntag

2015 Werribee Cup Assignment for Sonntag

A lower than expected class of gallopers for Sunday’s Werribee Cup 2015 has Caulfield horseman Henry Dwyer seriously considering a run in the Victorian Cup clash with his Ballarat Cup placegetter Sonntag. Teofilo five-year-old Sonntag came off a string of poor runs when finishing near last on four occasions including his 14th behind Almoonqith in…

Tall Ship Tops 2015 Werribee Cup Nominations

Tall Ship Tops 2015 Werribee Cup Nominations

Nominations for this Sunday’s Werribee Cup 2015 are now out with the Darren Weir-trained Tall Ship the highest rated stayer in the mix for the Victorian feature. Entries for this season’s $120,000 Listed Werribee Cup (2600m) have been extended until 10am (AEST) on Wednesday with 14 original nominations taken for the handicap clash. Among those…

Hurdy Gurdy Man Will Tackle Werribee Open Handicap

Hurdy Gurdy Man Will Tackle Werribee Open Handicap

Darren Weir’s Hurdy Gurdy Man has made a name for himself in country cups over the past two seasons after winning the Woodford, Hobart, Murthoa, and Hamilton Cups. The seven-year-olds journey is far from over – Weir has revealed the horse will target the Listed Werribee Open Handicap (2600m) on December 14. The news comes…

Pelicano Ready for 2013 Werribee Cup Rematch

Pelicano Ready for 2013 Werribee Cup Rematch

A rematch with the horse that they beat home one spot at Ballarat last start, Hurdy Gurdy Man, is on the cards for the Tony McEvoy-trained Pelicano in the Werribee Cup 2013 this weekend. On November 24 Court Of Jewels five-year-old Pelicano ran a brave second in the wet when beaten by The Offer in…

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads Werribee Cup 2013 Field

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads Werribee Cup 2013 Field

Darren Weir’s talented provincial cups champ Hurdy Gurdy Man will look to bag another trophy this Sunday facing off against a crack field in the 2013 Werribee Cup. A final field of 10 stayers is accepted for this year’s $120,000 Listed TAB Werribee Cup (2600m), the field and weights led by Hurdy Gurdy Man. Drawn…

2013 Werribee Cup Nominations

2013 Werribee Cup Nominations

This Sunday, December 15, Victoria’s outer city track at Werribee will host one of its premier races of the year with nominations now out for the Werribee Cup 2013. There were a bumper number of early entries taken for this year’s edition of the $120,000 Listed TAB Werribee Cup (2600m), the dour staying test attracting…

Unusual Suspect NZ Bound After 2012 Werribee Cup Win

Unusual Suspect NZ Bound After 2012 Werribee Cup Win

Michael Kent’s veteran American import Unusual Suspect finally broke a two year losing streak with a narrow victory in Sunday’s Werribee Cup 2012, a staying performance that could see them head across the Tasman targeting some of New Zealand’s longer distanced features before retirement. The eight-year-old Unusual Heat stallion hadn’t won a race since their…

Pelicano Out for Revenge in 2012 Werribee Cup

Pelicano Out for Revenge in 2012 Werribee Cup

South Australian gelding Pelicano will get the chance to turn the tables on Ballarat Cup winner King Diamond when both line up in a seven-horse field in the 2012 Werribee Cup (2600m) on Sunday. The four-year-old was beaten by a head at Ballarat after being forced to make a wide run and trainer Tony McEvoy…