The next feature race series set to take place in Australia is the 2011 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival running at the Hobart and Launceston race tracks from Sunday January 23 through until Wednesday February 23, 2011.
Six major race meetings make up the Summer Racing Carnival in Tasmania, host to a range of quality showdowns including three Group status events that will have excellent betting markets open at online bookmaker Luxbet.
This Sunday the Tasmanian Racing Carnival kicks off for the season at Hobart Racecourse with two stakes races, the $90,000 Listed Hobart Guineas (2100m) for three-year-olds and the $90,000 Elwick Stakes (1100m) for two-year-olds.
The following weekend on Saturday February 5 the first of the Tasmanian Group races will light up the track with the $150,000 Tasmanian Derby (2200m) set to run.
The other feature events to get in on the racing and betting action are the $300,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2200m), which is the richest race of the carnival, on Sunday February 13 and the $225,000 Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m) on Wednesday February 23.
Below is the full list of stakes races held during the 2011 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival programme so you know what’s happening where and when ensuring you don’t miss any of the action!
For the best betting markets and odds on all the feature races during the festival, avoid the TAB and head straight to Luxbet.
Luxbet is owned and operated by Tabcorp making it Australia’s most trusted online bookie and this along with their generous horse racing odds and free bet bonus for all new customers that quote the codeword BONUSBET, they should be your first choice when placing a wager this summer racing season!
2011 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival Feature Race Days
Sunday 23 January 2011 – Hobart
|$90,000||Hobart Guineas||Listed||3YO Set Weights||2100m|
|$90,000||Elwick Stakes||Listed||2YO Set Weights||1100m|
Saturday 5 February 2011 – Hobart
|$150,000||Tasmanian Derby||Group 3||3YO Set Weights||2200m|
|$150,000||Bow Mistress Stakes||Listed||F&M Weight-for-age||1200m|
|$90,000||Strutt Stakes||Listed||3YO Fillies Set Weights||2100m|
Sunday 13 February 2011 – Hobart
|$300,000||Hobart Cup||Group 3||Handicap||2200m|
|$90,000||Thomas Lyons Stakes||Listed||Weight-for-age||1400m|
Thursday (Night) 27 January 2011 – Launceston
Thursday (Night) 10 February 2011 – Launceston
|$150,000||Tasmania Gold Sovereign Stakes||Listed||2YO Set Weights||1200m|
Thursday (Night) 17 February 2011 – Launceston
|$150,000||Tasmanian Oaks||Listed||3YO Fillies Set Weights||2100m|
Wednesday 23 February 2011 – Launceston
|$225,000||Launceston Cup||Group 3||Handicap||2400m|
|$100,000||George Adams Plate||Listed||Weight-for-age||1600m|
|$100,000||Eliza Park Vamos Stakes||Listed||F&M Weight-for-age||1400m|