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Hobart Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Odds Update

Hobart Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Odds Update

Some of the best betting to be had on the weekend is down in Tasmania when the 2017 Hobart Cup runs on Sunday, tips and the updated odds for the mile and a half Group 3 found below. The $200,000 event has attracted a 10-horse field and is set to run as Hobart Race 8…

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…

Big Duke Odds-On in Hobart Cup Betting 2017

Big Duke Odds-On in Hobart Cup Betting 2017

Despite a wide barrier draw for Sunday’s Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival feature the Darren Weir-trained Big Duke has opened odds-on favourite in 2017 Hobart Cup betting. Running as Race 8 at 4:10pm (AEDT), this season’s $200,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) field features just the ten stayers and Weir’s in-form import Big Duke jumps from…

Freedman’s Cool Chap in 2017 Hobart Cup

Freedman’s Cool Chap in 2017 Hobart Cup

Team Freedman believe the stable has a key chance in the Hobart Cup 2017 field on Sunday with Group 1 performed Cool Chap travelling to the Apple Isle for the race. Just ten stayers make up the field for this summer’s $200,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) including a very strong contingent of interstate raiders….

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…

Up Cups To Head Hobart Cup 2017 Weights

Up Cups To Head Hobart Cup 2017 Weights

The defending champion Up Cups could be set to give the weight away to his rivals in Tasmania on Sunday carrying top weight in the 2017 Hobart Cup field with the likely non-acceptances of Master Of Arts. Of the nineteen nominated stayers for this summer’s $200,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) the highest-rated and handicapped…

2017 Hobart Cup Nominations & Weights

2017 Hobart Cup Nominations & Weights

The key race in Tasmania on the weekend is Sunday’s Hobart Cup 2017, nominations and weights for which are headed by the Darren Weir-trained Master Of Arts. Continuing the action of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, this season’s $200,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) attracted 19 nominations. Sitting top of the Hobart Cup weights with…

Geegees Blackflash Wins 2nd Hobart Cup – 2015 Results

Geegees Blackflash Wins 2nd Hobart Cup – 2015 Results

Sentimental favourite Geegees Blackflash became a dual Hobart Cup winner on Monday, the veteran galloper winning the race for a second time at his fifth attempt in the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival classic. John Luttrell’s Clangalang eight-year-old won the handicap clash in 2012 at his second run before minor placings the following two years including…

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…