News About 2012 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival

Raiders Dominate Hobart Cup 2012 Nominations

Raiders Dominate Hobart Cup 2012 Nominations

Interstate and international gallopers dominate the 2012 Hobart Cup nominations with early entries for the first major Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival feature closing on Tuesday.

TasRacing took 20 nominations for this year’s edition of the $225,000 Group 3 AAMI Hobart Cup (2200m), which is due to take place at Hobart Racecourse on Sunday February 12.

Of the Hobart Cup 2012 ...

2012 TheTote.Com.Au Stakes Field & Preview

2012 TheTote.Com.Au Stakes Field & Preview

The first black type of February will run at Launceston on Wednesday evening, an impressive field of sprinters engaged for the major Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival lead-up, TheTote.Com.Au Stakes 2012.

Dream Pedlar is the top-rated horse in the 2012 TheTote.Com.Au Stakes field this Wednesday

Won 12 months ago by Peter Moody’s Victorian raider and subsequent Group 2 placegetter ...

Caravaggio Heads 2012 Hobart Guineas Field

Caravaggio Heads 2012 Hobart Guineas Field

Anthony Freedman’s Victorian raider Caravaggio is the top acceptor for this Sunday’s Hobart Guineas 2012, the Al Maher colt out to secure their fourth straight turf triumph.

Programed to run as Hobart Race 8 at 3:25pm (TAS time) on Sunday, the $90,000 Listed Betfair Hobart Guineas (2100m) has this year attracted a full field of 14 stayers.

The ...

Dream Flyer Ready for Hobart Cup 2012

Dream Flyer Ready for Hobart Cup 2012

After taking out the Devonport Cup last week, Troy Blacker’s in-form five-year-old Dream Flyer is being prepared to vie for a Tassie Cups double targeting next month’s 2012 Hobart Cup.

Dream Flyer's half-brother Dream Pedlar (pictured) won the Devonport Cup last year before a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign

One of the premier races on the 2012 Tasmanian ...

Hobart Guineas 2012 Nominations

Hobart Guineas 2012 Nominations

This Sunday the action of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival will step up a notch with the running of the 2012 Hobart Guineas.

This year the $90,000 Listed Betfair Hobart Guineas (2100m) has attracted 13 nominations, the highest-rated of which is the Anthony Freedman-trained colt Caravaggio.

A winner of their past three starts on the trot in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tasmania Newmarket Handicap 2011 Field & Barrier Draw

Tasmania Newmarket Handicap 2011 Field & Barrier Draw

Leading up to the 2012 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival in January and February of next year, the Apple Isle have a host of black-type features running over the coming months starting with the 2011 Tasmania Newmarket Handicap this Wednesday, November 23 at Launceston.

Running as race seven of nine on the evening race program, the $90,000 Listed 112th...