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Hawks Bay All Set To Claim Darwin Cup Victory

Hawks Bay All Set To Claim Darwin Cup Victory

1 Aug, 2011

Trainer Neil Dyer believes this could be the year for Hawks Bay to claim his first Darwin Cup victory, after finishing second his past two attempts.

Hawks Bay will be ridden by top jockey Steven Arnold in the race, who will be in the fight of his life against the favourite, The Ruffian, who is …

Club Liquid Looking To Secure Second Darwin Cup Victory

Club Liquid Looking To Secure Second Darwin Cup Victory

29 Jul, 2011

Club Liquid will attempt to win his second $175,000 Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay Racecourse this Monday.

The rising eight-year-old won the 2008 Darwin Cup and finished third in the race last year despite suffering from persistent feet issues.

“It was a big effort for a horse who could hardly walk a week before,” said …

Hickmott Eyes Darwin Cup Win With Agarkar

Hickmott Eyes Darwin Cup Win With Agarkar

28 Jul, 2011

Young trainer Michael Hickmott will saddle up Agarkar in the $175,000 Darwin Cup on Monday if he can draw well in the barriers.

The six-year-old gelding has won seven of his 43 races starts and has accrued more than $130,000 in prize money.

“Agarkar is jumping out of his skin, but the barrier draw could …