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Australian Derby 2017 Target for Northwest Passage

Australian Derby 2017 Target for Northwest Passage

The progressive Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Northwest Passage could target the 2017 Australian Derby in Sydney during The Championships after his historical Tasmanian Derby win last Friday night. All of the upcoming Derby races are being considered for the talented So You Think gelding who became the shortest-priced Tasmanian Derby winner in history over…

2017 Robert Sangster Aim for Bow Mistress Winner Ocean Embers

2017 Robert Sangster Aim for Bow Mistress Winner Ocean Embers

The Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 is the long term goal for the Shea Eden-trained Ocean Embers after her Bow Mistress Trophy win in Tasmania over the weekend. On Friday night at Hobart Racecourse the consistent four-year-old daughter of Beneteau enjoyed a half-length victory over the Darren Weir-trained $2.20 favourite Lyuba with the race’s now three-time…

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…

Bow Mistress Trophy 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Bow Mistress Trophy 2017 Tips & Odds Update

The 2017 Bow Mistress Trophy is the sole Group race on the Hobart race card this evening and below are our insider summer racing tips on the mares’ only showdown. The weight-for-age $125,000 Group 3 Magic Millions Bow Mistress (1200m) is due to jump as Hobart Race 7 at 6:05pm (AEDT) this evening and eight…

2017 Tasmanian Derby Tips & Odds Update

2017 Tasmanian Derby Tips & Odds Update

The summer racing action in the Apple Isle continues at Hobart’s twilight meeting this afternoon into the evening and below are our insider Tasmanian Derby 2017 tips on one of the features on the card. Due to jump at 5:22pm (AEDT), the $100,000 Listed Schweppes Tasmanian Derby (2200m) features a final field of nine three-year-olds….

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…

2017 Bow Mistress Trophy Field & Betting Odds

2017 Bow Mistress Trophy Field & Betting Odds

A small eight-horse field of fillies and mares will take to the Hobart track on Friday evening for the Bow Mistress Trophy 2017 and the bookmakers are having a hard time separating the top three in betting for the Group 3 sprint. Due to run as Hobart Race 7 at 6:05pm (AEDT) one event after…

2017 Tasmanian Derby Betting: Northwest Passage Odds-On

2017 Tasmanian Derby Betting: Northwest Passage Odds-On

Last start Hobart Guineas winner Northwest Passage has opened as the odds-on favourite to continue his successful raid on the Apple Isle with a win for the punters in the Tasmanian Derby 2017 betting markets on Friday. A field of only nine three-year-olds will take to Hobart’s Elwick track in Race 6 on the Bow…

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…