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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…

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. The pair is in quarantine at Werribee after arriving alongside the first European contingent of horses last Saturday. Simon O’Donnell, OTI Racing director, visited the Werribee Racecourse Tuesday morning to see how the two…

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…