Darwin Cup News

Canny Ballad is the 2016 Darwin Cup Winner

Canny Ballad is the 2016 Darwin Cup Winner
August 2nd, 2016

Talented gelding Canny Ballad has produced a career-best performance to date to take out the 2016 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse. Canny Ballad was rated virtually not chance of success in the top-end feature race on Monday afternoon, but did his chances no harm whatsoever when jumping well…

2016 Darwin Cup Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Darwin Cup Tips and Betting Preview
August 1st, 2016

Eleven runners remain in contention for this afternoon’s 2016 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. In-form local Finke remains an outright $3.80 favourite in 2016 Darwin Cup betting markets with , ahead…

Our Valdivia Primed for 2016 Darwin Cup

Our Valdivia Primed for 2016 Darwin Cup
July 25th, 2016

Our Valdivia has stamped himself as a serious 2016 Darwin Cup contender with a typically smart performance for success in the Metric Mile (1600m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse over the weekend. Formerly trained by prominent Victorian horseman Mike Moroney, Our Valdivia has found exceptional form since being sold and transferred…

Finke No Certainty for 2016 Darwin Cup

Finke No Certainty for 2016 Darwin Cup
July 22nd, 2016

Trainer Gary Clarke has revealed standout three-year-old Finke is no certainty to line up for the 2016 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse on Monday, August 1st. Finke has undoubtedly been the standout of Northern Territory racing in 2016 so-far, and is offered a rare opportunity to claim the…

2016 Darwin Cup Nominations Released

2016 Darwin Cup Nominations Released
July 20th, 2016

Nineteen runners have been included in nominations for the 2016 Darwin Cup (2000m); to be run at Fanny Bay Racecourse on Monday, August 1st. Local trainer Gary Clarke is poised to launch a typically smart attack on the 2016 Darwin Cup after confirming a total of four runners in nominations,…

Whistle Stop to Carry Benefit into 2016 Darwin Cup

Whistle Stop to Carry Benefit into 2016 Darwin Cup
July 12th, 2016

Whistle Stop has stamped himself as a serious prospect for the 2016 Darwin Cup (2000m) with a dominant performance for success in the Chief Minister’s Cup (1600m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse over the weekend. Whistle Stop was sent off a $21 outside in betting markets for the Chief Minister’s Cup,…

2016 Darwin Cup the Target for Adirondack

2016 Darwin Cup the Target for Adirondack
April 20th, 2016

Trainer Shawn Mathrick was thrilled with Adirondack’s performance for success in the Vobis Gold Heath (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday, and has underlined the 2016 Darwin Cup (2000m) as the hopeful target for the classy gelding. Adirondack transferred to the care of Mathrick after being purchased at the Godolphin sales…

Lightinthenite Wins 2015 Darwin Cup

Lightinthenite Wins 2015 Darwin Cup
August 4th, 2015

Popular gelding Lightinthenite has justified his resounding favouritism in the nation’s top-end on Monday evening; producing a monumental turn of foot to take out the 2015 Darwin Cup (2000m) by an incredible nine lengths. Jumping from the gates well, leading Sydney-based jockey Hugh Bowman settled Lightinthenite in prime position on…

Post D’France Capable of Competitive 2015 Darwin Cup

Post D’France Capable of Competitive 2015 Darwin Cup
August 3rd, 2015

Trainer Stephen Brown has been thrilled with the form and class displayed by classy runner Post D’France in recent weeks and is confident he is ready to lay a great account for himself in this afternoon’s 2015 Darwin Cup (2000m). Post D’France has steadily built to the task through three…

2015 Darwin Cup Tips and Betting Preview

2015 Darwin Cup Tips and Betting Preview
July 31st, 2015

A talented and capacity field has been confirmed for Monday’s featured 2015 Darwin Cup (2000m); offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Lightinthenite ($3.60) has returned racing in slick form this time and has maintained status as outright favourite in…