News About 2015-16 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival

Up Cups Gets Up to Win 2016 Hobart Cup

Up Cups Gets Up to Win 2016 Hobart Cup

A rejuvenated Up Cups continued a gun run of Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival form on Monday afternoon to hand his Seven Mile Beach-based trainer David Brunton with a maiden Hobart Cup success.

Melbourne galloper Beliveau (pictured at Moonee Valley) finished a brave third in the 2016 Hobart Cup behind winner Up Cups. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

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Erin in Her Element for 2016 Bow Mistress Trophy Upset

Erin in Her Element for 2016 Bow Mistress Trophy Upset

The punters may be rallying around the Victorian-trained defending champ for Friday night’s Bow Mistress Trophy 2016 at Hobart Racecourse but local horseman John Blacker is confident his mare Erin’s Element is prime for an upset.

Stephen Baster travels to Tasmania to ride the defending champion and odds-on favourite I Love It in Friday’s 2016 Bow Mistress Trophy. Photo: Race ...

Weir Warns Punters Off Tasmanian Derby 2016 Favourite

Weir Warns Punters Off Tasmanian Derby 2016 Favourite

Melbourne Cup winning horseman Darren Weir is warning punters not to be too confident in backing his visiting colt Howard Be Thy Name who underwent a big betting plunge for tonight’s 2016 Tasmanian Derby.

Darren Weir is very wary of the star local horse in Friday night’s 2016 Tasmanian Derby as he prepares to saddle-up Howard Be Thy Name ...

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 Tasmanian Derby Odds

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 Tasmanian Derby Odds

The flying Tasmanian Guineas – Hobart Guineas double winner Jerilderie Letter may be lining up in the diminutive Tasmanian Derby 2016 field but it is the Darren Weir-trained Victorian raider Howard Be Thy Name that is short priced favourite to win the summer clash on Friday.

Melbourne Cup winning trainer Darren Weir prepares Friday’s 2016 Tasmanian Derby favourite Howard ...

2016 Bow Mistress Trophy Betting: I Love It Odds-On

2016 Bow Mistress Trophy Betting: I Love It Odds-On

Following the withdrawal of two key Victorian visitors out of the Bow Mistress Trophy 2016 field and betting markets for Friday at Hobart Racecourse the John Salanitri-trained I Love It has firmed into odds-on favouritism to successfully defend her title.

Our Harmony is one of the shortest priced mares in 2016 Bow Mistress Trophy betting at Hobart Racecourse this ...

Top Weight Leads 2016 Hobart Cup Betting Odds

Top Weight Leads 2016 Hobart Cup Betting Odds

Despite being forced to carry the top weight in Monday’s Hobart Cup 2016, the Peter Moody-trained Victorian raider Metaphorical is installed as the favourite for the latest Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival feature.

Top weighted mare Metaphorical is narrow favourite in early 2016 Hobart Cup betting for Monday’s Tasmanian feature. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Running as Hobart Race 7 at ...

Metaphorical Tops 2016 Hobart Cup Field

Metaphorical Tops 2016 Hobart Cup Field

Peter Moody’s visiting Victorian stayer Metaphorical headlines the Hobart Cup 2016 final acceptances for Monday’s Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival feature.

Peter Moody’s mare from Melbourne Metaphorical carries top weight in Monday’s 2016 Hobart Cup in Tasmania. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Set to run as Hobart Race 7 at 4:35pm (local time), this summer’s $200,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) has ...

2016 Tasmanian Derby Field Features Horses

2016 Tasmanian Derby Field Features Horses

Just eight three-year-olds make up the field for Friday’s Tasmanian Derby 2016 at Hobart Racecourse including the Adam Trinder-trained flyer Jerilderie Letter.

Brad Rawiller travels to Hobart to ride the Darren Weir-trained Howard Be Thy Name in Friday night’s 2016 Tasmanian Derby. Photo: Steve Hart.

One of two black-types on the Bow Mistress Stakes night program, this season’s ...

2016 Bow Mistress Trophy Field: Nadeem Lass Draws Wide

2016 Bow Mistress Trophy Field: Nadeem Lass Draws Wide

The top rated of the Victorian raiders in Tasmania’s Bow Mistress Trophy 2016 field for this Friday at Hobart Racecourse, Nadeem Lass has suffered an early blow drawing the outside gate in the capacity line-up.

Miss Steele is one of the widely-drawn Victorian raiders in the 2016 Bow Mistress Trophy field at Hobart this Friday night. Photo: Jenny Barnes....

Vilanova Heads 2016 Hobart Cup Nominations & Weights

Vilanova Heads 2016 Hobart Cup Nominations & Weights

Chris Waller’s Sydney-trained galloper Vilanova is the top-rated and weighted nomination for Tasmania’s Hobart Cup 2016 on Monday, February 8.

Sydney galloper Vilanova is allocated top weight for Monday’s 2016 Hobart Cup in Tasmania. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Commands five-year-old is one of a bumper 28 early entries taken for this summer’s $200,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m).

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