-->

Royal Request Primed for Darwin Cup 2016

Deposit $100
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with

$200*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get

$75*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

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

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 through a busy thirty-six start career, and carries winning form into this afternoon’s feature after taking out the Buntine Handicap (1900m) last time out on July 16th.

Dyer told Racing Ahead that the horse has only taken improvement from his comfortable last-start win, and is confident he can go one better than his run for second in the 2015 edition of the Darwin Cup.

“I’m very happy with him, I can’t fault him,” Dyer said.

“He won the Buntine last start, beat Saturday Sorcerer and there was probably a little bit of improvement in him after that run.”

The Kyneton-based trainer is thrilled to have secured the services of jockey Tommy Berry to ride Royal Request in the Darwin Cup 2016 and believes the horse will receive a dream run in transit from the rails draw.

“Tommy Berry today, barrier 1. I reckon he’s going to get a real good run for a long, long way,” he said.

“Hopefully when we ask him to hit top gear he’ll be finishing off, he usually does up here.”

Royal Request has posted an impressive seven wins and five minors through his competitive career, since debuting during the winter of 2013.

Arguably finding career-best form to date through his impressive and consistent 2015 campaign, the Bel Esprit gelding arrived in Darwin for consecutive fourth place finishes in each of the Bernborough Club Cup (1000m) and Roant Gold Cup (1300m) and won each of the Coates Hire Special Conditions Handicap (1600m) and Buntine Handicap leading into his Darwin Cup second.

Returning to racing this time for sixth in the Bernborough Club Cup, Royal Request placed fifth in the Roant Gold Cup and a luckless ninth in the Chief Minister’s Cup (1600m) leading into his Buntine Handicap triumph.

Royal Request is currently available at 2016 Darwin Cup odds of $6.50 with Ladbrokes Australia.

About The Author

Jared Timms

Jared graduated with a journalism degree in 2011. He is a keen sports fan and has enjoyed many accolades for his lively writing style and comprehensive coverage of major sporting events and horse racing. Today, you can find Jared cheering on his beloved Manchester City with a beer in hand.

259 Comments

  1. last resort asbestos

    Wow, this piece of writing is nice, my younger sister is analyzing these things, therefore I am going to tell her.

  2. Michaela

    Wonderful article! We are linking to this particularly great
    article on our site. Keep up the great writing.

  3. Steve

    Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it.
    Look advanced to far added agreeable from you! By the way, how could we communicate?

  4. www.servicecenterteam.com

    I am really loving the theme/design of your website.
    Do you ever run into any web browser compatibility problems?

    A few of my blog readers have complained about
    my site not working correctly in Explorer but looks great in Opera.
    Do you have any advice to help fix this issue?

  5. Kristan

    Hello there, just became alert to your blog through Google, and
    found that it is truly informative. I’m going to watch out for brussels.
    I will be grateful if you continue this in future. Lots of people will be benefited from your writing.

    Cheers!

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *