News About Tasmanian Racing

The Cleaner to Bypass Championships for 2015 Mornington Cup

The Cleaner to Bypass Championships for 2015 Mornington Cup

Despite beating home both Protectionist and Red Cadeaux in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) on Saturday, it’s looking less and less likely that The Cleaner will travel to Sydney and contest The Championships alongside them. The Cleaner ran fourth in the $1 million feature race at Flemington Racecourse and his trainer Mick Burles couldn’t…

Gear Change to Help Pelicano Perform in Launceston Cup 2015

Gear Change to Help Pelicano Perform in Launceston Cup 2015

Trainer Tony McEvoy is hopeful that a gear change and new surroundings will help Pelicano turn around his recent misfortunes in the Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m) on Wednesday and install some of his lost confidence in the six-year-old gelding. McEvoy opted to keep Pelicano is Tasmania following the Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) but…

Pelicano Looking for Further Stakes Success in 2015 Hobart Cup

Pelicano Looking for Further Stakes Success in 2015 Hobart Cup

Tony McEvoy’s Pelicano will look to further his stakes success this month with two Group Three races targeted in Tasmania. The six-year-old gelding has won three Cups in three states and will look to make it four with both the Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) on February 9 and the Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m)…

2015 Hobart Guineas Field & Barrier Draw

2015 Hobart Guineas Field & Barrier Draw

The Listed Hobart Guineas (2100m) has attracted a field of 11 potential stayers to tackle the middle-distance race this Saturday. Half siblings Geegees Goldengirl, Geegees Classicboy, and Geegees Brightstar are all set to take each other on after each horse’s respective trainers accepted on Wednesday. Stuart Gandy’s Geegees Goldengirl is the highest rated nominee after…

Success Dostta Locks Up 2013 Hobart Cup Start

Success Dostta Locks Up 2013 Hobart Cup Start

Seven-year-old gelding Success Dostta ensured himself a start in next month’s $225,000 Group 3 2013 Hobart Cup (2400m) by taking out the Brighton Cup (2100m) on Sunday. The race offers ballot exemption to the winner and the diminutive stayer earned that in fine style with an impressive 2 1/2 length walloping of his rivals. He was…