News About 2013 Tasmania Summer Racing Carnival

Geegees Blackflash Ready for 2013 Hobart Cup Title Defence

Geegees Blackflash Ready for 2013 Hobart Cup Title Defence

Geegees Blackflash made it known he will be a tough proposition in his title defence in the Group 3 2013 Hobart Cup (2400m) on Sunday after winning the winning the Jockey Club Cup (2200m) over the weekend. Jockey Peter Mertens positioned the six-year-old towards the back of the field as Success Dostta set the pace…

Success Dostta Locks Up 2013 Hobart Cup Start

Success Dostta Locks Up 2013 Hobart Cup Start

Seven-year-old gelding Success Dostta ensured himself a start in next month’s $225,000 Group 3 2013 Hobart Cup (2400m) by taking out the Brighton Cup (2100m) on Sunday. The race offers ballot exemption to the winner and the diminutive stayer earned that in fine style with an impressive 2 1/2 length walloping of his rivals. He was…

The Cleaner On Track to Sweep 2013 Devonport and Hobart Cups

The Cleaner On Track to Sweep 2013 Devonport and Hobart Cups

Top Tasmanian gelding The Cleaner has been confirmed to contest Wednesday’s $100,000 2013 Devonport Cup (1880m) before lining up in Tasmania’s premier race, the Group 3 $400,000 2013 Hobart Cup (2200m), next month. The Mick Burles-trained galloper is one of the best horses in the state, boasting an impressive record of 11 wins and four…

Youthful Jack on Track for Tasmania Summer Racing Carnival

Youthful Jack on Track for Tasmania Summer Racing Carnival

Ross Stitt’s Taree-based galloper Youthful Jack enjoyed a successful raid on the Tasmania Summer Racing Carnival at the start of the year and now they are eyeing the riches on offer at the Apple Isle once again as the temperatures begin to heat up at home. The veteran Youthful Legs gelding was sent to Spreyton…