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Admiral Wins Second Tasmanian Stakes – 2016 Results

Admiral Wins Second Tasmanian Stakes – 2016 Results

The Apple Isle’s star galloper Admiral retained his title in the Tasmanian Stakes overnight at Launceston Racecourse enjoying another black-type win as the odds-on favourite. Prepared by Spreyton’s Barry Campbell, the Mossman five-year-old continued his stellar form at the track posting a 10th win from 14 starts at Launceston when narrowly taking out the $100,000…

Admiral Beats The Cleaner & Earns 2015 Australian Guineas Bid

Admiral Beats The Cleaner & Earns 2015 Australian Guineas Bid

Barry Campbell’s former star juvenile Admiral has earned a likely trip to Melbourne this autumn for next month’s Australian Guineas 2015 after defeating cult galloper The Cleaner on Launceston Cup Day on Wednesday. The now three-year-old Mossman gelding was Tasmania’s top two-year-old winning a host of the state’s premier juvenile races last year including the…

Vibrant Rogue Scores Upset 2015 Vamos Stakes Win

Vibrant Rogue Scores Upset 2015 Vamos Stakes Win

Glenn Thornton’s visiting Victorian mare Vibrant Rouge scored an upset win in last night’s Vamos Stakes 2015 at Launceston Racecourse in a gutsy, narrow result to the fillies and mares showdown. Apprentice Damien Thornton, son of the mare’s trainer, had the ride on the Written Tycoon six-year-old from Geelong who broke a lengthy winning drought…

2015 Thomas Lyons Stakes Result: Streetwise Savoire Defeats Admiral

2015 Thomas Lyons Stakes Result: Streetwise Savoire Defeats Admiral

In the upset of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, Barry Campbell’s ace three-year-old and odds-on favourite Admiral got beaten home in the Thomas Lyons Stakes 2015 on Monday by 35-1 outsider Streetwise Savoire. After the Hobart Cup was run and won by veteran stayer Geegees Blackflash, the day’s final black-type saw Mossman gelding Admiral jump…

No Tas Derby for Australian Guineas 2015 Hope Admiral

No Tas Derby for Australian Guineas 2015 Hope Admiral

Spreyton trainer Barry Campbell has opted to bypass next month’s Tasmanian Derby at home for his flying three-year-old Admiral who will instead be kept to shorter distance races before heading to Melbourne for a shot at the 2015 Australian Guineas in March. The Mossman gelding has won eight of his 10 career starts since a…

The Cleaner Targets Australian Cup 2015 Second-Up

The Cleaner Targets Australian Cup 2015 Second-Up

Longford horseman Mick Burles has confirmed the autumn racing plans for his cult galloper The Cleaner who will have one run at home in Tasmania before contesting Melbourne’s 2015 Australian Cup at Flemington second-up this season. The Savoire Vivre gelding has developed a strong following over his 46-start career to date that has resulted in…

The Cleaner Spelled after Long and Successful 2014 Campaign

The Cleaner Spelled after Long and Successful 2014 Campaign

Cult hero The Cleaner has had a very long campaign that started with a runner-up finish at Flemington back in May. Since then the seven-year-old gelding has had an additional eight starts, which included four wins and two placings. However it all seemed too much for The Cleaner in Perth on Saturday, his grueling campaign…

The Cleaner Heading to 2014 Railway Stakes

The Cleaner Heading to 2014 Railway Stakes

Cult hero The Cleaner will get one final run this season before heading to the paddock after a gallant third finish in the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) on Saturday. Trainer Mick Burles was all set to put the seven-year-old in the paddock after the great run at Flemington, with the $1 million Australian Cup…

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…

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. The now seven-year-old Youthful Legs gelding enjoyed a successful raid on the Apple Isle last summer winning all three…