Courtesy of NT News

Photos by Greg Irvine

THE Captain, one of the Territory’s most remarkable thoroughbreds, was farewelled by Clarke Racing Stables earlier this month as he embarks on a new career in Queensland.

Prepared throughout his NT racing career by 10-time champion trainer Gary Clarke, The Captain will always hold a special place in the trainer’s heart.

“I wish I had a stable full of horses like him”, Clarke said. “He is the ultimate professional and we will miss him terribly”.

Prior to being trained by Clarke, The Captin had raced in Tasmania from the Scott Brunton stable, and collected no less than seven wins in the Apple Isle.

In 2018, he then made the long journey north to compete at the Darwin Cup Carnival in the care of Victorian trainer Richard Laming…

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