News About: Listed Winter Cup

Niwot Is Early Melbourne Cup Qualifier

Niwot Is Early Melbourne Cup Qualifier

21 May, 2011

Niwot has already secured himself automatic entry into the 2011 Melbourne Cup field by winning the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemington today.

The six-year-old gelding has made a brilliant comeback from a knee injury that almost cost him his career, which he sustained after winning the Listed Winter Cup in 2009.

The Hawkes family-trained …

Niwot Journeys Towards Fairy Tale Comeback

Niwot Journeys Towards Fairy Tale Comeback

4 May, 2011

Hawkes Racing - Wayne, John and Michael Hawkes

Wayne Hawkes’ Niwot is primed to provide his connections with a win in the Warrnambool Cup this Thursday after coming back from a severe knee injury.

Niwot suffered what was feared to be a career-ending knee injury after winning the Listed Winter Cup at Rosehill Garden Racecourse …