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Canny Ballad scores upset win in 2016 Darwin Cup

Canny Ballad scores upset win in 2016 Darwin Cup

2 Aug, 2016

One of the outsiders of the field Canny Ballad scored an upset win in the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay on Monday.

Canny Ballad, above in white colours, running second at Warwick Farm early in his career. Photo by Steve Hart.

Canny Ballad went into the Darwin Cup on the back …

Adventurous weekend for Hickmott

Adventurous weekend for Hickmott

26 Nov, 2011

One nearly and two to go.

Young Morphettville trainer Michael Hickmott has travelled to Victoria with three horses this weekend and after Hillfire’s effort last night at Moonee Valley, things are looking promising.

Hillfire finished a close second to Exceed And Excite (955m) last night.

He ran out of time in the small straight but …

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 …