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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. One six three-year-olds face off in this season’s $100,000 Listed Schweppes Tasmanian Derby (2200m) when the set weights clash runs as…

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. After the early scratching of the Robert Smerdon-trained stablemates…

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. One of two black-types on the Bow Mistress Stakes night program, this season’s $100,000 Listed Schweppes Tasmanian Derby (2200m) jumps as Hobart Race 6 at 5:44pm (local). Of the eight runners in the…

Jerilderie Letter Tops 2016 Tasmanian Derby Nominations

Jerilderie Letter Tops 2016 Tasmanian Derby Nominations

Flying three-year-old Jerilderie Letter is the headline nomination for Friday’s Tasmanian Derby 2016 at Hobart Racecourse as the Adam Trinder-trained gelding chases his third black-type win on the trot. Coming off a string of three straight Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival victories, the son of Bushranger gelding saluted in the Listed Tasmanian Guineas (1600m) two back…

Jerilderie Letter Heads 2016 Hobart Guineas Field

Jerilderie Letter Heads 2016 Hobart Guineas Field

Adam Trinder’s Tasmanian Guineas winner Jerilderie Letter will shoot for more black-type success this Sunday in the Apple Isle heading the Hobart Guineas 2016 field at Hobart Racecourse. A final field of just eight three-year-olds face off in this summer’s $100,000 Listed Kevin Sharkie Hobart Guineas (2100m) including progressive young stayer Jerilderie Letter. The son…