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Up Cups Heads 2017 Launceston Cup Nominations & Weights

Up Cups Heads 2017 Launceston Cup Nominations & Weights

Reigning champion Up Cups is the top-weighted of the 21 stayers making up the Launceston Cup 2017 nominations for the summer showdown next Wednesday. Continuing the action of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, the $200,000 Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m) runs on February 22 and has a field limit of 16 starters. Twelve months ago…

2017 Hobart Cup Form Stacks Up for Gandy’s Local Girl

2017 Hobart Cup Form Stacks Up for Gandy’s Local Girl

Connections were thrilled with the perfect Hobart Cup 2017 barrier draw for the locally Stuart Gandy-trained mare Geegees Goldengirl who goes into Sunday’s race in flying form. Ten gallopers take to the track in Race 8 on Sunday afternoon for this summer’s edition of the $200,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) including Wordsmith five-year-old Geegees…

Weir Chases Fifth Win in Hobart Cup 2017

Weir Chases Fifth Win in Hobart Cup 2017

One of Victoria’s leading trainers Darren Weir has just the one runner in Big Duke as he looks to secure a fifth success in the 2017 Hobart Cup this Sunday. Weir has enjoyed four previous victories in the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival staying feature with: True Courser (2006), Offenback (2008), Gotta Keep Cool (2009) and…

2017 Hobart Cup Field of 10 Released

2017 Hobart Cup Field of 10 Released

A 10-horse Hobart Cup 2017 field has been announced ahead of the Tasmanian staying showdown this Sunday with the reigning champion Up Cups to carry top weight. After the non-acceptance of the original highest three handicapped entries – Master Of Arts (59kg), Chance To Dance (58.5kg) and Kapour (57kg) – the David Brunton-trained Up Cups…

2016 Adelaide Cup Tips & Selections

2016 Adelaide Cup Tips & Selections

This afternoon in South Australia one of the few genuine two-mile cup races still running down under takes place at Morphettville Racecourse, the insider Races.com.au tips for the Adelaide Cup 2016 found below. Due to run as Morphettville Race 7 at 4:15pm (local), this season’s $400,000 Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) originally drew a final…

Weir Duo Dominate 2016 Adelaide Cup Betting Odds

Weir Duo Dominate 2016 Adelaide Cup Betting Odds

Darren Weir heads to Morphettville Racecourse on Monday launching a dual-pronged attack on the Adelaide Cup 2016 with the top two in betting Signoff and Real Love. Running as Morphettville Race 7 at 4:15pm (local), this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Adelaide Cup (3200m) field is near capacity with 18 runners including the Weir-trained stablemates. Signoff…

2016 Adelaide Cup Field & Barriers: Signoff Draws 2

2016 Adelaide Cup Field & Barriers: Signoff Draws 2

Red hot favourite and top weight for next Monday’s Adelaide Cup 2016 at Morphettville Racecourse, the Darren Weir-trained Signoff has come up with an inside barrier two draw as he looks to salute for the punters in South Australia on March 14. Due to run as Morphettville Race 7 at 4:15pm (local) on Monday, this…

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. Only a year ago Brunton and connections were looking at retiring Helike five-year-old Up Cups, but in a remarkable return to form over…

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. Running as Hobart Race 7 at 4:35pm (local time) on Monday afternoon, this year’s $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) features a final field of…

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. Set to run as Hobart Race 7 at 4:35pm (local time), this summer’s $200,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) has attracted a field of 15 gallopers. Drawn wide in gate 14 for jockey Damien Oliver…