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Araldo To Make Long Awaited Australian Debut

Araldo To Make Long Awaited Australian Debut

30 Aug, 2013

Imported German stayer Araldo will finally make his Australian racing debut in the Listed Slickpix Stakes (1700m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Glen Boss elected to ride Araldo in the Slickpix Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday rather than parnter last start winner Pakal. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Araldo originally looked as though he would miss out …

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 …

Trainer Wrapped With Darwin Cup Favourite

Trainer Wrapped With Darwin Cup Favourite

31 Jul, 2013

Trainer Bob Richard said he could not be happier with Spartan Eagle ahead of the 2013 $200,000 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay next Monday.

Spartan Eagle picked up the biggest win of his racing career with a dominant six length victory against a quality field in the Metric Mile (1600m) and is now a …

Spartan Eagle into favourtism for Darwin Cup

Spartan Eagle into favourtism for Darwin Cup

31 Jul, 2013

Local galloper Spartan Eagle has shortened dramatically in the betting for the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) on Monday after scoring a decisive win at Fannie Bay last Saturday.

Extra Zero has to improve dramatically for the Darwin Cup after being well beaten last week. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Trainer Bob Richard has a …

Hawks Bay Ready For Darwin Cup Three-Peat Attempt

Hawks Bay Ready For Darwin Cup Three-Peat Attempt

17 Jul, 2013

Evergreen galloper Hawks Bay has arrived in the Northern Territory as he continues preparations for his attempt at a third straight victory in the Darwin Cup (2000m).

Hawks Bay is aiming to win his third consecutive Darwin Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke

The seven-year-old has been back in work since May and is set to …

Clevadude Could Return at Moonee Valley

Clevadude Could Return at Moonee Valley

25 Jun, 2013

One-time Magic Millions Classic fancy Clevadude has been entered to make his return at Moonee Valley on Saturday in the Super Vobis 2YO Handicap (1000m).

Elite Elle (pictured) joins Clevadude as two of the stronger entrants for Saturday's Moonee Valley meeting. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Bel Esprit gelding hasn’t been seen since …

Hawks Bay Still on Track for Darwin Cup

Hawks Bay Still on Track for Darwin Cup

18 Jun, 2013

A last-start failure has been brushed off as a minor hiccup by Hawks Bay trainer Neil Dyer who is still plotting a Darwin Cup path for the tough seven-year-old.

Hawks Bay remains on track for the Darwin Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

The experienced gelding was surprisingly beaten 9 1/2 lengths in the Swan Hill …

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 …

Top Jocks Head North For Darwin Cup

Top Jocks Head North For Darwin Cup

25 Jul, 2011

Kerrin McEvoy has been booked to ride The Ruffian in the Darwin Cup

The Darwin Cup grows in stature every year and in 2011 it could reach new levels of importance if the  national interest is anything to go by.

Two more of the country’s top jockeys will be making the journey to the Northern …