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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.

Beaten Kilmore Cup favourite The Chairman could back-up in the 2016 Werribee Cup on December 11. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A five-year-old son of High Chaparral, ...

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.

Group 1 winner Sonntag looks a livewire hope in the 2015 Werribee Cup this weekend in Victoria. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The $120,000 Listed TAB Werribee Cup (2600m) originally attracted 11 hopefuls ...

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.

Sonntag is likely to run in Sunday’s 2015 Werribee Cup with two mile targets in New Zealand coming up next year. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Teofilo five-year-old Sonntag ...

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.

Last year’s Queensland Derby winner Sonntag is one of the top rated 2015 Werribee Cup nominations for this Sunday in Victoria. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Entries for this season’s $120,000 Listed ...

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.

Hurdy Gurdy Man, who has missed out to Mujadale (pictured) his last two times out, will run in the Werribee Open Handicap next month. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The ...

OTI Racing Imports Vying for 2014 Caulfield Cup

OTI Racing Imports Vying for 2014 Caulfield Cup

OTI Racing looks set to invade the Melbourne Cup Carnival once again after flying in European horses Renew and Van Percy.

2012 Geelong Cup winner Gatewood will return to the track after regaining his form in Europe. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The pair is in quarantine at Werribee after arriving alongside the first European contingent of horses ...

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.

Pelicano will carry 5.5kg more than the weight they carried to fifth last year in Sunday's Werribee Cup 2013. Photo: Steve Hart.

On November ...

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.

You Think So (inside) and Crafty Cruiser (outside) are two of the horses set to face off in Sunday's Werribee Cup 2013. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

A final field ...

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.

Pelicano is one of the top rated chances for Sunday's Werribee Cup 2013. Photo: Steve Hart.

There were a bumper number of early entries taken for this year’s edition of ...