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Canny Ballad Scores Upset 2016 Darwin Cup Win

Canny Ballad Scores Upset 2016 Darwin Cup Win

On Monday the Northern Territory’s premier race was run and won in an upset with eleventh hour addition Canny Ballad taking out the Darwin Cup 2016.

Canny Ballad (outside, pictured at Warwick Farm) scored an upset win in Monday’s Darwin Cup 2016 at Fannie Bay. Photo: Steve Hart.

The early scratching of Alice Springs Cup winner Montalto from the ...

2016 Darwin Cup Tips & Odds Update

2016 Darwin Cup Tips & Odds Update

This afternoon the Darwin Cup 2016 takes centre stage up in the Top End, betting tips and the latest odds on the Northern Territory’s showcase detailed below.

Our Valdivia is the Races.com.au tip to win Monday’s 2016 Darwin Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Due to run as Race 9 as the last on the program at 5:25pm (local), this year’s $200,000 ...

2016 Darwin Cup Field & Betting Led by Lightinthenite

2016 Darwin Cup Field & Betting Led by Lightinthenite

Gary Clarke’s defending champion Lightinthenite leads the Darwin Cup 2016 field and early betting markets for the Northern Territory’s showcase race on Monday.

Defending Darwin Cup winner Lightinthenite leads weights and betting on the Fannie Bay clash this Monday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Kicking off the August racing action is the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m), the handicap feature ...

Finke Not Confirmed for Darwin Cup 2016 Field

Finke Not Confirmed for Darwin Cup 2016 Field

Local trainer Gary Clarke will wait until the weekend before confirming plans to run his star three-year-old Finke in Monday week’s 2016 Darwin Cup field.

Darwin Guineas – NT Derby winner Finke is not confirmed for a 2016 Darwin Cup bid on August 1. Photo: Darwin Turf Club.

Turning four-years-old on Darwin Cup Day, August 1, Turffontein gelding Finke ...

Lightinthenite Tops Early 2016 Darwin Cup Odds

Lightinthenite Tops Early 2016 Darwin Cup Odds

Gary Clarke’s reigning champion Lightinthenite is the early favourite to successfully defend his title in Monday week’s Darwin Cup 2016 despite the stayer having had just one start over the past 12 months.

Last year’s champ Lightinthenite is the 63kg top weight for the 2016 Darwin Cup on Monday August 1. Photo: Steve Hart.

Turning nine on August 1 ...

2016 Darwin Cup Nominations Released

2016 Darwin Cup Nominations Released

On the first Monday of August the 61st edition of the Top End’s premier showdown will light up Fannie Bay RacecourseDarwin Cup 2016 nominations now out.

Last year’s winner Lightinthenite is nominated to defend his title in the 2016 Darwin Cup on August 1. Photo: Steve Hart.

Set to run on August 1, the Horse’s Birthday, ...

2015 Darwin Cup Barriers & Odds

2015 Darwin Cup Barriers & Odds

The official Darwin Cup 2015 barrier draw ahead of Monday’s Top End feature is now out with race favourite Lightinthenite drawing just worse than mid-field with gate nine.

Race favourite Lightinthenite could move in from gate nine to six for Monday’s 2015 Darwin Cup. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as the last race on a bumper nine-event program at Fannie Bay ...

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 ...