News About 2013 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival

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 ...

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 ...

Thomas Lyons Stakes Winner Youthful Jack Racing’s Latest Millionaire

Thomas Lyons Stakes Winner Youthful Jack Racing’s Latest Millionaire

Ross Stitt’s Taree-based galloper Youthful Jack surpassed the $1 million in prize money earned on the weekend when they successfully defended their title in the $100,000 Listed Thomas Lyons Stakes (1400m) at Hobart Racecourse.

The seven-year-old Youthful Legs gelding saluted in career win number 17 at start number 56 on the weekend pushing their earnings to $1,025,380 when ...

Possible Australian Oaks 2013 Target for Strutt Stakes Winner Green Roller

Possible Australian Oaks 2013 Target for Strutt Stakes Winner Green Roller

David Hayes’ progressive young filly Green Roller could vie for a lucrative Oaks double this campaign with both the 2013 Tasmanian and Australian Oaks on the cards after her nice win in the Listed Strutt Stakes (2100m) at Hobart on Sunday.

The Flying Spur three-year-old scored her second career victory from eight starts relishing her first look at 2100m ...

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 ...

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads Tight 2013 Hobart Cup Betting Market

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads Tight 2013 Hobart Cup Betting Market

Victorian raider Hurdy Gurdy Man has opened as the narrow favourite in a wide open market for Sunday’s Hobart Cup 2013, Darren Weir’s in-form galloper to benefit from having ace hoop Glen Boss in the saddle.

Running as Hobart Race 8 as one of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival majors, this year’s $225,000 Group 3 AAMI Hobart Cup...

Youthful Jack Heads 2013 Thomas Lyons Stakes Field

Youthful Jack Heads 2013 Thomas Lyons Stakes Field

Ross Stitt’s ageing sprinter Youthful Jack will look to bounce back from their last start sixth during the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival and successfully defend their title in Sunday’s Thomas Lyons Stakes 2013 at Hobart Racecourse.

Youthful Jack looks to bounce back in Sunday's Thomas Lyons Stakes 2013

The now seven-year-old Youthful Legs gelding enjoyed a successful raid ...

McShane’s Dual Hobart Cup 2013 Attack on Track

McShane’s Dual Hobart Cup 2013 Attack on Track

This weekend Broadmarsh-based trainer Walter McShane will saddle-up two livewire chances in the 2013 Hobart Cup at Elwick Racecourse, his duo ready to take on a crack field that features the lies of last year’s winner Geegees Blackflash, last start Summer Cup champ The Cleaner and in-form Victorian raider Fieldmaster.

The Hobart Cup is a highlight of...

Fieldmaster Feels Payne of 2013 Hobart Cup Barrier

Fieldmaster Feels Payne of 2013 Hobart Cup Barrier

Victorian trainer Patrick Payne is feeling the pressure ahead of Sunday’s Hobart Cup 2013 after his in-form raider Fieldmaster drew disastrously wide with barrier 16 of 16.

The Black Minnaloushe gelding was one of 16 final acceptors for this year’s edition of the $225,000 Group 3 AAMI Hobart Cup (2400m) which is one of the highlights of the annual Tasmanian ...