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2012 Tasmania Newmarket Handicap Field & Preview

2012 Tasmania Newmarket Handicap Field & Preview

Aside from the end of season racing action taking place in Perth, Tasmania is also host to its own summer racing carnival with one of the first events for the festival taking place today, Wednesday November 21, with the Tasmania Newmarket Handicap 2012.

Due to run as Launceston Race 5 at 8:55pm the $90,000 Listed Country Club Tasmania Newmarket ...

Geegees Blackflash Beats Socks in 2011 Tasmania Newmarket Handicap Results

Geegees Blackflash Beats Socks in 2011 Tasmania Newmarket Handicap Results

A thrilling finish to one of the pre-Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival features occurred at Launceston overnight, John Luttrell’s Clangalang gelding Geegees Blackflash beating home the resuming Socks by the bob of a head in an upset Tasmanian Newmarket Handicap 2011 result.

In a brave performance five-year-old Geegees Blackflash ($16.80), last seen running second in the Clarence Cup back ...

Tasmania Newmarket Handicap 2011 Odds & Betting

Tasmania Newmarket Handicap 2011 Odds & Betting

Tonight the latest black-type race to take place in Tassie will run at Launceston Racecourse with the 2011 Tasmania Newmarket Handicap headlining a quality nine-event twilight program.

With the emergencies officially withdrawn, the $90,000 112th Country Club Tasmania Newmarket Handicap (1200m) field features 14 sprinters that will face off in Launceston Race 7 at 9:25pm (local time).

Two horses ...

Today’s Sunday Horse Racing – January 23rd

Today’s Sunday Horse Racing – January 23rd

Punters have plenty to get excited about in the world or racing today, Sunday January 23, with eight TAB race meetings taking place in Australia including a bumper race-card at Hobart headlined by two stakes races.

Today Canberra’s Hobart racetrack is set to host both the $90,000 Listed Elwick 2YO Stakes (1100m) due to jump at 2:50pm (AEDST) as Hobart ...

2011 Hobart Guineas Final Field & Barrier Draw

2011 Hobart Guineas Final Field & Barrier Draw

The opening meeting of the 2011 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, Hobart Guineas Day, will take place this Sunday January 23 and the final field and barrier draw for the $90,000 Listed Hobart Guineas (2100m), the feature race of the day, have been released.

The 2011 Hobart Guineas final field features 13 quality runners with the early favourite Socks drawing ...

Hobart Guineas 2011 Nominations

Hobart Guineas 2011 Nominations

The action of the 2011 Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival gets underway this Sunday January 23 with Hobart Guineas Day at Tattersall’s Park featuring an excellent line-up of races including the highlight event at the meet, the $90,000 Listed Hobart Guineas (2100m).

Eighteen three-year-olds have been nominated for the 2011 Hobart Guineas including Gai Waterhouse’s classy grey filly Teardrop Rock....

2010 Tasmanian Stakes Final Field & Preview

2010 Tasmanian Stakes Final Field & Preview

The countdown to the annual Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival heats up this Sunday, December 19th, as Hobart Racecourse hosts their first black-type feature of the season, the $90,000 Listed Tasmanian Stakes (1600m).

The 2010 Tasmanian Stakes has attracted a final field of 12 quality milers and will run as Race 7 at Hobart on Sunday.

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