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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 …

Finke race day favourite for Darwin Cup

Finke race day favourite for Darwin Cup

1 Aug, 2016

The Gary Clarke trained Finke holds a slight advantage over stablemate Lightinthenite for favouritism for the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay today.

Lightinthenite, above red and white colours, could take on stablemate Finke in the Darwin Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

Finke has firmed into $3.80 with Ladbrokes.com.au while Lightinthenite remains …

Clarke has the 2 favourites in Darwin Cup

Clarke has the 2 favourites in Darwin Cup

29 Jul, 2016

Leading Northern Territory trainer Gary Clarke will saddle up the two top fancies, Lightinthenite and Finke, in the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay on Monday.

Tommy Berry, above, will ride Royal Request in the Darwin Cup at Fannie Bay. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Finke is in line to collect …

Our Valdivia races into Darwin Cup calculations after Metric Mile win

Our Valdivia races into Darwin Cup calculations after Metric Mile win

25 Jul, 2016

In-form five year old Our Valdivia raced into Darwin Cup calculations with a tough win in the $50,000 Sky Racing Metric Mile (1600m) at Fannie Bay in Darwin last Saturday.

Our Valdivia, above, is one of the main chances for the Darwin Cup. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Lisa Lefoe trained Our Valdivia made it …

Gris Caro Headlines 2015 Darwin Cup Field

Gris Caro Headlines 2015 Darwin Cup Field

30 Jul, 2015

The 2015 Darwin Cup field has been released and imported stayer Gris Caro has been included in the acceptances for the $200,000 event that will be held at Fannie Bay on Monday afternoon.

Gris Caro is chasing his first race win since he took out the 2014 edition of the Naturalism Stakes. Photo by: Race …