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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.

Hobart Cup runner-up Big Duke is one of four 2017 Launceston Cup nominations for premier Victorian trainer Darren Weir. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Continuing the action of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, the $200,000 Group ...

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 Goldengirl.

Rated by the ...

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.

Big Duke gives trainer Darren Weir the chance to secure a fifth Hobart Cup win in the 2017 edition on Sunday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weir has enjoyed four previous ...

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.

Craig Newitt rides the defending champion Up Cups in the 2017 Hobart Cup field in Tasmania on Sunday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

After the non-acceptance of the original highest three handicapped entries – ...

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.

Real Love is the race favourite and Races.com.au tip to win this afternoon’s 2016 Adelaide Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Due to run as Morphettville Race ...

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.

Real Love is the second favourite to beat home stablemate Signoff in the 2016 Adelaide Cup this Monday for Darren Weir. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Running as Morphettville Race 7 at 4:15pm...

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.

Race favourite and top weight Signoff shoots for three wins from as many Morphettville starts in ...

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.

Only a year ago ...

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 ...