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Clarke gives Lightinthenite great chance to win back to back Darwin Cups

Clarke gives Lightinthenite great chance to win back to back Darwin Cups

1 Aug, 2016

Leading Northern Territory trainer Gary Clarke is giving Lightinthenite a great chance of winning back to back Darwin Cups at Fannie Park today.

Lightinthenite, above red and white colours, will take on stablemate Finke in the Darwin Cup. Photo by Steve Hart

Lightinthenite made it a one act affair in last year’s $200,000 Carlton Mid …

Royal Request Primed for Darwin Cup 2016

Royal Request Primed for Darwin Cup 2016

1 Aug, 2016

Trainer Neil Dyer is thrilled with the condition of Royal Request leading into this afternoon’s 2016 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse.

Neil Dyer has twice tasted Darwin Cup success with Hawks Bay (pictured). Photo: Taron Clarke

Royal Request is a proven performer at the Fannie Bay circuit having travelled to Darwin several times …

Finke race day favourite for Darwin Cup

Finke race day favourite for Darwin Cup

1 Aug, 2016

The Gary Clarke trained Finke holds a slight advantage over stablemate Lightinthenite for favouritism for the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay today.

Lightinthenite, above red and white colours, could take on stablemate Finke in the Darwin Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

Finke has firmed into $3.80 with Ladbrokes.com.au while Lightinthenite remains …

Post D’France can give Brown his 2nd Darwin Cup win

Post D’France can give Brown his 2nd Darwin Cup win

3 Aug, 2015

In-form trainer Stephen Brown will be looking to win his second $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay today when he saddles up seven year old Post D’France.

Trainer Stephen Brown will be looking for his 2nd Darwin Cup win when he saddles up Post D’France, above, at Fannie Bay today. Photo by …

Lightinthenite at his peak for this year’s Darwin Cup

Lightinthenite at his peak for this year’s Darwin Cup

30 Jul, 2015

Leading Darwin trainer Gary Clarke believes he has Lightinthenite at his peak and can go one better than last year when he lines up in the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay on Monday.

Sydney’s premier jockey Hugh Bowman will ride favourite Lightinthenite in the Darwin Cup. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

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Smarty Mac’s Darwin Cup Odds Shorten

Smarty Mac’s Darwin Cup Odds Shorten

4 Aug, 2014

The 2014 Darwin Cup odds of Smarty Mac’s have continued to shorten in the past 24 hours and he is set to start the race as a clear favourite.

Lightinthenite has been one of the biggest drifters in 2014 Darwin Cup betting markets. Photo by: Steve Hart

Smarty Mac opened at odds of $5 in …