News About 2012 Launceston Cup

Prevailing Wins Launceston Cup 2012 – Results an Upset

Prevailing Wins Launceston Cup 2012 – Results an Upset

As expected the 2012 Launceston Cup winner was a local, just not the local the punters were backing as the David & Scott Brunton-trained Prevailing upset the firm favourite Geegees Blackflash to take out the popular summer staying showdown on Wednesday afternoon.

Despite their excellent form at the Launceston track, including their last-start win over 2100-metres there on February ...

Sea Galleon Scratched from 2012 Launceston Cup – Odds Update

Sea Galleon Scratched from 2012 Launceston Cup – Odds Update

Local hero Geegees Blackflash is the firming favourite to win this afternoon’s Launceston Cup 2012 following the late withdrawal of their most notable rival Sea Galleon from the staying showdown.

Due to jump at 4:09pm (TAS time) this afternoon, the $225,000 Group 3 AAMI Launceston Cup (2400m) field is now down to nine hopefuls with #3 Sea Galleon joining earlier ...

Local Leads Dwindling 2012 Launceston Cup Field & Odds

Local Leads Dwindling 2012 Launceston Cup Field & Odds

Local Tassie stayer Geegees Blackflash is the current favourite to take out Wednesday night’s Launceston Cup 2012, the field for the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival clash down to 10 gallopers.

Hobart Cup runner-up Viking Hero backs up in Wednesday's 2012 Launceston Cup

Originally 12 horses were accepted for this year’s edition of the $225,000 Group 3 AAMI Launceston Cup...

Geegees Blackflash Wins Hobart Cup 2012 – Results

Geegees Blackflash Wins Hobart Cup 2012 – Results

While all eyes were on Black Caviar in Melbourne on Saturday, Sunday saw another ‘Black Flash’ score a victory with Geegees Blackflash saluting as the punters’ pick in the 2012 Hobart Cup during the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival.

The John Luttrell-trained Clangalang five-year-old remains unbeaten since November winning their past five straight after their sensational three-quarter length victory ...

Geegees Blackflash Ready for 2012 Hobart – Launceston Cup Double

Geegees Blackflash Ready for 2012 Hobart – Launceston Cup Double

John Luttrell’s explosive galloper Geegees Blackflash is preparing for a serious assault on the 2012 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival starting at the end of the month, the five-year-old set to target the festival’s famous Group 3 Cups double.

One of the Apple Isle’s most consistent and progressive runners, Clangalang gelding Geegees Blackflash remains unbeaten since resuming in November having ...

Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival 2012 Preview & Program

Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival 2012 Preview & Program

We’ve said goodbye to the spring and it’s clear the new-season action in Australia is nearing its peak as the 2012 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival fast approaches.

One of the summer’s biggest series of race meetings, the AAMI Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival is scheduled to kick off on January 22 with Hobart Guineas Day and will continue through until February ...

Kiwi’s Seek Supremacy in Perth Cup 2011

Kiwi’s Seek Supremacy in Perth Cup 2011

Following the release of the 2011 Perth Cup nominations for the New Year’s Eve showdown earlier this week, connections of one of the entries have declared war on the locals with New Zealand stayer Supremacy ready to travel to WA for Australia’s final Group 2 race of the year.

There were 41 horses nominated for the $400,000 Group 2 Perth ...

Geegees Blackflash Beats Socks in 2011 Tasmania Newmarket Handicap Results

Geegees Blackflash Beats Socks in 2011 Tasmania Newmarket Handicap Results

A thrilling finish to one of the pre-Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival features occurred at Launceston overnight, John Luttrell’s Clangalang gelding Geegees Blackflash beating home the resuming Socks by the bob of a head in an upset Tasmanian Newmarket Handicap 2011 result.

In a brave performance five-year-old Geegees Blackflash ($16.80), last seen running second in the Clarence Cup back ...