2011 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival

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

Prize Money Race Status Conditions Distance
$90,000 Hobart Guineas Listed 3YO Set Weights 2100m
$90,000 Elwick Stakes Listed 2YO Set Weights 1100m

Saturday 5 February 2011 – Hobart

Prize Money Race Status Conditions Distance
$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

Prize Money Race Status Conditions Distance
$300,000 Hobart Cup Group 3 Handicap 2200m
$90,000 Thomas Lyons Stakes Listed Weight-for-age 1400m

Thursday (Night) 27 January 2011 – Launceston

Prize Money Race Status Conditions Distance
$90,000 Thetote.Com.Au Stakes Listed Weight-for-age 1200m

Thursday (Night) 10 February 2011 – Launceston

Prize Money Race Status Conditions Distance
$150,000 Tasmania Gold Sovereign Stakes Listed 2YO Set Weights 1200m

Thursday (Night) 17 February 2011 – Launceston

Prize Money Race Status Conditions Distance
$150,000 Tasmanian Oaks Listed 3YO Fillies Set Weights 2100m

Wednesday 23 February 2011 – Launceston

Prize Money Race Status Conditions Distance
$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