News About: Elwick Racecourse

Local Set To Flash Home In Launceston Cup

Local Set To Flash Home In Launceston Cup

29 Feb, 2012

Geegees Blackflash will attempt to continue his impressive winning streak in today’s Launceston Cup in Tasmania.

The five-year-old gelding will go into the race being unbeaten over his five race starts this preparation, with the most recent being the Group 3 Hobart Cup on February 12.

Geegees Blackflash has drawn barrier nine for the race …

Tasmanian Crowd Favourite Conquering Dies

Tasmanian Crowd Favourite Conquering Dies

12 Sep, 2011

The Tasmanian horse racing industry is currently in a state of mourning after local veteran super star Conquering collapsed during a race and died from a heart attack at Elwick.

The nine-year-old Dangerous gelding was much loved by the public and industry insiders alike and his death came as a huge shock to regular jockey …