News About 2013 Launceston Cup

Local Favourite Geegees Blackflash Wins 2013 Launceston Cup

Local Favourite Geegees Blackflash Wins 2013 Launceston Cup

Tasmanian favourite Geegees Blackflash has added another feature race to his resume by winning the Group 3 2013 Launceston Cup (2400m) today.

The six-year-old lugged a big topweight of 59.5kg to produce a storming finish and beat home Lucky Angel and Dream Pedlar by two lengths.

Fellow local The Cleaner set the race up for the chasers by going hard ...

The Cleaner Relishes In 2013 Launceston Cup Wet Track Prediction

The Cleaner Relishes In 2013 Launceston Cup Wet Track Prediction

The Group 3 Launceston Cup is set to run at Launceston Racecourse tomorrow February 27, 2013, and trainer Mick Burles is confident The Cleaner can salute in the race.

The Cleaner will have the wet weather on his side, which will give him a definitive advantage over the other runners in the race.

The five-year-old is proven on rain affected ...

Hurdy Gurdy Man Could Chase Tasmanian Double in 2013 Launceston Cup

Hurdy Gurdy Man Could Chase Tasmanian Double in 2013 Launceston Cup

Hobart Cup winner Hurdy Gurdy Man is likely to be given a shot at a “cups double” in the Group 3 $225,000 2013 Launceston Cup (2400m) on February 27.

Horse Racing Tip A track gallop on Thursday will determine whether Hury Gurdy Man will head to Tasmania for the Launceston Cup.
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Hurdy Gurdy Man Tops 2013 Launceston Cup Nominations

Hurdy Gurdy Man Tops 2013 Launceston Cup Nominations

Darren Weir’s Ballarat galloper Hurdy Gurdy Man enjoyed a successful Tassie raid last start to win the Hobart Cup and Wednesday week they will look to complete the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival cups double and secure a tidy $100,000 bonus with a victory in the Launceston Cup 2013.

There are officially 26 stayers nominated for this year’s $225,000 ...

Hurdy Gurdy Man Wins Hobart Cup 2013 – Results

Hurdy Gurdy Man Wins Hobart Cup 2013 – Results

Darren Weir’s in-form Warrnambool galloper Hurdy Gurdy Man enjoyed a successful raid on the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival on Sunday with a smart victory as the favourite in the 2013 Hobart Cup.

Coming off a third in the Terang Cup from the previous Sunday the five-year-old Street Cry stallion jumped as the $3.80 favourite in this year’s $225,000 ...

2013 Devonport Cup Winner Fieldmaster Earns Hobart Cup Assignment

2013 Devonport Cup Winner Fieldmaster Earns Hobart Cup Assignment

Patrick Payne’s at times enigmatic Victorian galloper Fieldmaster put their best foot forward at Devonport on Wednesday afternoon, the Black Minnaloushe six-year-old kicking off a big Tasmanian Summer Cups Carnival campaign with a fine win in the Devonport Cup 2013.

Not having raced since their distant 12th in a Sandown race back in June, Fieldmaster rewarded Payne’s ...

Fieldmaster Ready for Devonport Cup 2013 Raid

Fieldmaster Ready for Devonport Cup 2013 Raid

Patrick Payne’s Victorian visitor Fieldmaster is gearing up for a big run in today’s 2013 Devonport Cup, one of the first major lead-up races of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, the six-year-old resuming off a lengthy seven month spell.

Black Minnaloushe gelding Fieldmaster is one of 14 stayers making up the field for this year’s $100,000 Simons ...

The Cleaner Draws Well for 2013 Devonport Cup

The Cleaner Draws Well for 2013 Devonport Cup

In-form Tasmanian gelding The Cleaner has drawn barrier seven for the $100,000 2013 Devonport Cup (1880m) which will take place on Wednesday.

The Mick Burles-trained five-year-old will be out to record a third straight victory on his road towards the 2013 Hobart Cup after taking out the Tasmanian Stakes and the Field Family Handicap at his two most recent ...