Summer Racing News

First Among Equals Targets Winterbottom Stakes 2017

First Among Equals Targets Winterbottom Stakes 2017

A second shot at the 2017 Winterbottom Stakes in Perth this summer is on the cards for the Simon Miller-trained sprint star First Among Equals who races this weekend at Belmont Park. The rising six-year-old was last seen running a worse than mid-field 12th behind Vega Magic at Morphettville on May 20 in the Group…

2017 Darley Classic Big Spring Focus for Spieth

2017 Darley Classic Big Spring Focus for Spieth

As well as a possible shot at the $10 million The Everest in Sydney this spring trainer Bryce Heys has confirmed another run in the Darley Classic 2017 is a “big focus” of his stable star Spieth‘s upcoming campaign. The Sydney-based Heys had been hoping to spend his winter over in England for the Royal…

2017 Launceston Cup Results: Big Duke Beats Count Da Vinci

2017 Launceston Cup Results: Big Duke Beats Count Da Vinci

The Darren Weir-trained favourite Big Duke saluted for the punters in the 2017 Launceston Cup results in Tasmania on Wednesday reversing the order of the Hobart Cup quinella with a win over Count Da Vinci. The in-form Victorian raider had his first run in the Apple Isle on February 5 on the back of two…

Launceston Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Launceston Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Today Launceston Racecourse in Tasmania hosts the 2017 Launceston Cup, betting tips and the latest odds on the staying showdown found below. Due to run as Launceston Race 8 at 4:17pm (AEDT), this summer’s $200,000 Listed Launceston Cup (2400m) field is down to 14 runners after the early scratching of Milson (7). Heading the updated…

Big Duke Heads 2017 Launceston Cup Field & Odds

Big Duke Heads 2017 Launceston Cup Field & Odds

Darren Weir’s beaten Hobart Cup favourite Big Duke is back for atonement this Wednesday leading betting on the Launceston Cup 2017 field in Tasmania. Continuing the action of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, this season’s $200,000 Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m) has attracted a 15-stayer field. The latest Launceston Cup odds at have the ultra-consistent…

Lyuba Leads 2017 Vamos Stakes Field & Betting

Lyuba Leads 2017 Vamos Stakes Field & Betting

Darren Weir’s in-form Victorian raider Lyuba has opened at a nearly odds-on quote in Vamos Stakes 2017 betting to enjoy a Group 3 win in Tasmania this Sunday. The four-year-old daughter of Turffontein is one of a full field of fillies and mares taking to the Launceston track in Race 7 at 4:48pm (AEDT) for…

Hot Dipped Tops 2017 Tasmanian Oaks Field & Odds

Hot Dipped Tops 2017 Tasmanian Oaks Field & Odds

Brendan McShane’s flying filly Hot Dipped – dubbed the ‘Winx of the Apple Isle’ – is nearing odds-on territory in Tasmanian Oaks 2017 betting this Sunday at Launceston Racecourse as she shoots for a sixth straight win. Due to run as Race 6 at 4:08pm (AEDT) on the Vamos Stakes Day card, this season’s $100,000…

Up Cups Heads 2017 Launceston Cup Nominations & Weights

Up Cups Heads 2017 Launceston Cup Nominations & Weights

Reigning champion Up Cups is the top-weighted of the 21 stayers making up the Launceston Cup 2017 nominations for the summer showdown next Wednesday. Continuing the action of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, the $200,000 Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m) runs on February 22 and has a field limit of 16 starters. Twelve months ago…

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…

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…