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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 …

Hawks Bay Out To Break Own Weight Record In Darwin Cup

Hawks Bay Out To Break Own Weight Record In Darwin Cup

5 Aug, 2013

Veteran galloper Hawks Bay will have to break a weight carrying record if he wants to win his third straight Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay this afternoon.

The eight-year-old has won the last two Darwin Cups and will look to make it three in a row in today’s $200,000 race.

Hawks Bay has been allocated …

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 …