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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 …

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 …

Clarke has the 2 favourites in Darwin Cup

Clarke has the 2 favourites in Darwin Cup

29 Jul, 2016

Leading Northern Territory trainer Gary Clarke will saddle up the two top fancies, Lightinthenite and Finke, in the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay on Monday.

Tommy Berry, above, will ride Royal Request in the Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Finke is in line to collect …

Finke no certainty to chase $100,000 Ladbrokes Bonus in Darwin Cup

Finke no certainty to chase $100,000 Ladbrokes Bonus in Darwin Cup

21 Jul, 2016

Northern Territory’s glamour three year old Finke is no certainty to chase the $100,000 Ladbrokes Triple Crown Bonus he is eligible to collect if he wins the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay on August 1.

Lightinthenite, above red and white colours, has been installed the early favourite for the Darwin Cup. …

$100,000 Ladbrokes Triple Crown Bonus awaits Finke

$100,000 Ladbrokes Triple Crown Bonus awaits Finke

18 Jul, 2016

Local three year old Finke is in line to win the Ladbrokes Triple Crown Bonus of $100,000 after taking out the second leg of the three race series with his victory in the $135,000 Ladbrokes NT Derby (2000m) at Darwin’s Fannie Bay race course last Saturday.

Lightinthenite, above red and white colours, could take on …

Dyer Happy With 2014 Darwin Cup Chances

Dyer Happy With 2014 Darwin Cup Chances

4 Aug, 2014

Neil Dyer has both Cantonese and Royal Request in the 2014 Darwin Cup field and is happy with both of his gallopers heading into the $200,000 race at Fannie Bay this afternoon.

Cantonese is one of several winning chances in the 2014 Darwin Cup field. Photo by: Steve Hart

Cantonese joined the stable of Dyer …

Passion Will Never Fade For Former Darwin Trainer

Passion Will Never Fade For Former Darwin Trainer

26 Jun, 2011

Renowned former trainer Nev Conner is doing his best to settle into retirement in Darwin, but admits he will never be able to leave his old lifestyle behind him.

A year after announcing his retirement during the Darwin Cup Carnival, Conner admits he misses the racing atmosphere.

“I miss the company of the racing fraternity …