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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 ...

Dyer Can’t Fault Darwin Cup Hope Royal Request

Dyer Can’t Fault Darwin Cup Hope Royal Request

Victorian horseman Neil Dyer will chase his third win in Monday afternoon’s Darwin Cup 2016 and said he “can’t fault” his runner in the Top End’s ultimate showdown Royal Request.

Sydney hoop Tommy Berry is in the Top End on Monday to ride Royal Request in the 2016 Darwin Cup. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Based at Kyneton in the Macedon ...

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 ...

Cocoa Doll Primed for Lightning Stakes

Cocoa Doll Primed for Lightning Stakes

Trainer Phillip Stokes is confident that talented filly Cocoa Doll will figure as a legitimate chance of success in Saturday’s Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville Racecourse, should she receive luck from a wide draw.

Trainer Phillip Stokes is pleased with Cocoa Doll ahead of Saturday’s Lightning Stakes at Morphettville. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Cocoa Doll has returned to ...

2016 Lightning Stakes Odds and Betting Preview

2016 Lightning Stakes Odds and Betting Preview

Sixteen sprinters will line up for the Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville on Saturday, and the depth of talent has led to betting markets for the feature race representing particularly good value to punters.

Sword Of Light currently leads 2016 Lightning Stakes betting markets. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Sword Of Light has not been seen at the races since ...

Oxford Poet Tops 2016 Winter Challenge Odds

Oxford Poet Tops 2016 Winter Challenge Odds

Oxford Poet is poised for a second-consecutive black type win, when the talented gelding lines up for the Listed Winter Challenge (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Saturday.

Oxford Poet (pink silks) leads Zin Zan Eddie (yellow cap) in 2016 Winter Challenge betting markets. Photo: Steve Hart

That’s the tale of the tape in 2016 Winter Challenge betting markets with ...

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Odds and Betting Update

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Odds and Betting Update

Twelve runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Mahuta currently leads 2016 Bletchingly Stakes betting markets. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Mahuta has not been seen at the races since failing to fire in ...

Sixteen Included in Lightning Stakes Field

Sixteen Included in Lightning Stakes Field

Sixteen sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of a number of exciting racing prospects.

Power Trip has been confirmed in the 2016 Lightning Stakes field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

John McArdle has set Power Trip for a final black type tilt as a two-year-old in ...

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

Twelve sprinters have been confirmed to line up at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday for the featured Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m); highlighted by the inclusion of some of the winter’s standout performers and the resumption of several runners ahead of the forthcoming Spring Carnival.

Smokin’ Joey has been confirmed in the 2016 Bletchingly Stakes field. Photo: Race Horse Photos ...