Tag: 'Pioneer Sprint'

Kym Healy

Red Centre quinella for Healy in Pioneer Sprint

Kym Healy’s success during the Alice Springs Cup Carnival over the years is outstanding, and now the Strathalbyn-based trainer has won his first Pioneer Sprint.
Emma Lines

Lines looking to round out Alice Springs Cup Carnival in style

Darwin apprentice Emma Lines continues to make a huge impression in the NT and she could end the Alice Springs Cup Carnival in grand style.
Paul Gardner

Gardner aiming for NT feature races success with Red Wraith

Red Centre trainer Paul Gardner will be chasing feature race success with his sprinter Red Wraith in Saturday's Piooner Sprint (1200m).
Terry Gillett

Alice Springs Cup, Pioneer Sprint weights released

The 2024 Alice Springs Turf Club’s Cup Carnival reaches a climax this weekend at Pioneer Park with the running of the two feature races.
Neil Dyer, Aaron Sweeney after Darwin win

Dyer’s hope of sealing first Alice Springs Cup escalates

Victorian trainer Neil Dyer will have a genuine contender as he strives to land the $110,000 Alice Springs Cup (2000m) for the first time on...
Pioneer Park

Last chance to qualify for Alice Springs features

Fields for the $110,000 Alice Springs Cup (2000m) and $100,000 Pioneer Sprint (1200m) will take shape in the Red Centre on Saturday.
Tayarn Halter

Halter’s Alice Springs Cup and Pioneer Sprint quest

Like fellow Darwin trainers, Tayarn Halter hopes to capitalise during the Alice Springs Turf Club’s Cup Carnival with feature race success.
Northern Territory Racing News

Expert Witness has unfinished business in Alice Springs

After a narrow loss in last year’s Pioneer Sprint (1200m), the Garry Lefoe-trained Expert Witness has returned to Alice Springs in his quest to claim...
Poupee and Sonja Wiseman

Poupee’s career in jeopardy after Pioneer Sprint injury

The future of talented Darwin sprinter Poupee is up in the air after she suffered a career-threatening injury during the Alice Springs Cup Carnival.
Andrew Maloney

Chairman concedes changes to Alice Springs Cup Carnival likely

Having recovered from a successful Cup Carnival, Alice Springs Turf Club chairman Andrew Maloney accepts there could be changes made to the program in the...
Stan Tsaikos

Supreme Attraction defies the odds to win Pioneer Sprint

Stan Tsaikos broke his Alice Springs Cup Carnival duck on Sunday when the Victoria-based rider won the $100,000 Pioneer Sprint (1200m) on the Terry Gillett-trained...
Strathalbyn trainer Nicole Irwin and Darwin jockey Sonja Wiseman celebrating a win at Fannie Bay.

Irwin hopeful Masterati can deliver in Pioneer Sprint

She enjoyed unbridled success with Highly Decorated during the 2021 Darwin Cup Carnival, and now South Australian trainer Nicole Irwin hopes to leave her mark...
Will Savage

Savatoxl skips Alice Springs feature, bound for Adelaide

Savatoxl, arguably the best horse to emanate from the Northern Territory, will not start in the $100,000 Pioneer Sprint (1200m) in Alice Springs on Sunday....

Luximon hopes to partner Savatoxl in Alice Springs Pioneer Sprint

He was on board Group 1 winner Savatoxl when the Will Savage-trained seven-year-old gelding saluted in his long-waited Alice Springs comeback on Saturday. Now Red...
Savatoxl wins The Goodwood

Alice Springs Cup, Pioneer Sprint nominations land

The 2023 Alice Springs Turf Club’s Cup Carnival will conclude next Sunday, April 30, with the running of the two biggest races on the racing...
Savatoxl wins The Goodwood

Savatoxl set to make NT return in Alice Springs Cup Carnival

Savatoxl, arguably the best horse to emanate from the Northern Territory, makes his long-awaited return to Alice Springs on Saturday.
Expert Witness at Darwin

Poupee en route to Pioneer Sprint after Alice Springs win

Jockey Sonja Wiseman and trainer Tom Logan are eyeing the $100,000 Pioneer Sprint (1200m) on April 30 with five-year-old mare Poupee.

Smuggling back in Alice Springs aiming for third Pioneer Sprint

Darwin trainer Phil Cole will be aiming to achieve the rare feat of winning the Pioneer Sprint (1200m) in Alice Springs for the third straight...
Pioneer Park will host the Alice Springs Cup Carnival from April 8

Alice Springs Cup Carnival launches Saturday with nine races

Over $1 million in prizemoney will be up for grabs when the Alice Springs Turf Club kicks off its 2023 Cup Carnival at Pioneer Park...
Darwin trainer Phil Cole

Hard work with Little Town Blues paying off for Cole

While NT trainer Phil Cole is still celebrating Smuggling's win in the Pioneer Sprint at Alice Springs, he already has an eye on the Palmerston...
Snuggling wins 2022 Pioneer Sprint

Smuggling makes it back-to-back wins in the Pioneer Sprint

With a withering burst in the final 200m, Smuggling made it back to back wins on Sunday in the $100,000 Alice Springs Toyota Pioneer Sprint...
Smuggling wins Pioneer Sprint

Emergency Supreme Times becomes hot favourite in Pioneer Sprint

INCREDIBLY, the second favourite for Sunday’s $100,000 Alice Springs Toyota Pioneer Sprint at Pioneer Park may not face the starter. The Terry Gillett-trained six-year-old gelding...
Alice Springs preview

Alice Springs Cup Day betting preview & quaddie picks | May 1

Alice Springs Turf Club will a nine-race meeting on Sunday, May 1st, 2022 for Alice Springs Cup Day. Northern Territory specialist David White brings you...
Michael Hickmott

Hickmott back in NT for Alice Springs Cup Day

Michael Hickmott arrived in Alice Springs on Wednesday from his Murray Bridge base in quest of victory in win the $110,000 Alice Springs Cup (2000m)...
Racing at Alice Springs

Alice Springs Cup & Pioneer Sprint weights | Sunday, May 1

I Am The Fox is the top weight for the 2022 Alice Springs Cup, while The Captain weighs in at a hefty 61.5kg for the...