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Niwot wins the 2012 Sydney Cup

Niwot wins the 2012 Sydney Cup
April 28th, 2012

Niwot has claimed an impressive win in the Group 1 Sydney Cup at Royal Randwick today, holding off an impressive Efficent. Trained by the Hawkes team of John, Michael and Wayne Hawkes, seven-year-old Niwot was the favourite for the Cup race and rewarded punters with a strong win. “He’s a…

2011 Sydney Cup Form Guide

2011 Sydney Cup Form Guide
April 21st, 2011

The 2011 Sydney Cup shapes as one of the closest contests in recent memory with a bag of top chances all with a real winning hope. Hawk Island comes into the race as the top weighted entrant but will still have plenty of support after lugging an even bigger weight…

2011 Sydney Cup Final Field

2011 Sydney Cup Final Field
April 20th, 2011

As expected the overseas invaders were rife throughout the 2011 Sydney Cup field with 11 of the 17 acceptors having origins outside of Australia. Ireland and New Zealand are the best represented with four apiece while the UK has two and France one. They are some of the best chances…

Nominations & Weights – 2011 Sydney Cup

Nominations & Weights – 2011 Sydney Cup
March 23rd, 2011

The 2011 Sydney Cup is exactly a month away and there are still 85 nominations listed for the Group 1 event worth half a million dollars. The Sydney Cup is still run over the full 3200m distance making it one of the favourites with punters and giving a sneak peak…