The Darwin Cup field contains some of the better middle distance and staying horses that regularly race at the top end. Due to its isolated nature and somewhat equine-hostile climate, Northern Territory racing is not advanced as some of the southern states. Nevertheless, the Darwin Cup field always provides plenty of entertainment across 2000m of Territory racing track. Look out for a few good opportunities for betting on the Darwin Cup field, as there’s always some value to be had in these races.
2016 Darwin Cup Field
The 2016 Darwin Cup field draws on gallopers from all around, although most are stabled locally. Plenty of the stronger chances in the 2016 Darwin Cup field have experience racing elsewhere, such as at Morphettville or Rosehill. For this reason, keep an eye on the 2016 Darwin Cup field for those horses that have prior experience racing against strong competition, as their race record may not accurately reflect their chances of victory in Darwin.
The 2016 Darwin Cup field is below.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||27809x11x4||LIGHTINTHENITE||Gary Clarke||Paul Shiers||5||63kg||–||100|
|2||8013141424||MONTALTO||Angela Forster||Carl Spry||6||56kg||–||90|
|3||0657555412||WHISTLE STOP||Dick Leech||Stephen Ridler||10||55.5kg||–||85|
|4||5233935111||OUR VALDIVIA (NZ)||Lisa Lefoe||Paul Denton||3||55kg||1.0kg||84|
|5||7111111×11||FINKE||Gary Clarke||Brendon Davis||8||54.5kg||–||83|
|6||x9045x6591||ROYAL REQUEST||Neil Dyer||Tommy Berry||1||54.5kg||–||83|
|7||4693110×22||SATURDAY SORCERER||Jason Manning||Dean Yendall||7||54kg||–||82|
|8||770×112303||BIG MAN||Gary Clarke||Kim Gladwin||12||54kg||–||81|
|9||1637234663||MOON DEVIL||Angela Forster||Jarrod Todd||4||54kg||–||81|
|10||1436392887||KAYNO||Kerry Petrick||Jason Lyon||9||54kg||–||80|
|11||27357×5279||ORION (NZ)||Kerry Petrick||Wayne Davis||13||54kg||–||78|
|12||890×483705||SPARTAN EAGLE||Bob Richard||Ms Felicia Bergstrand||11||54kg||–||78|
|13e||5860x4x756||CANNY BALLAD||Michael Hickmott||Raymond Vigar (late alt)||2||54kg||–||77|