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2017 Launceston Cup Results: Big Duke Wins

2017 Launceston Cup Results: Big Duke Wins

22 Feb, 2017

Big Duke overcame a tough run in transit to record a fighting victory in the 2017 Launceston Cup in Tasmania this afternoon.

Big Duke, above winning at Moonee Valley, raced up to his recent good form to win the Launceston Cup. Photo Ultimate Racing Photos.

Ben Allen was not particularly aggressive in the early stages …

Geegees Goldengirl solid in the betting for the Hobart Cup

Geegees Goldengirl solid in the betting for the Hobart Cup

3 Feb, 2017

Locally trained mare Geegeees Goldengirl has remained solid in the betting in the lead up to the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday.

Trainer Darren Weir, above, will saddle up the odds on favourite Big Duke in the Hobart Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Geeegees Goldengirl has remained steady at …

Geegees Goldengirl draws perfect barrier in Hobart Cup

Geegees Goldengirl draws perfect barrier in Hobart Cup

2 Feb, 2017

Connections are hoping that Geegees Goldengirl can go one better than last year after drawing perfectly in the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday.

Big Duke, above, is the short priced favourite for the Hobart Cup at Hobart. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Geegees Goldengirl ran second to Up Cups in …

Big Duke favourite for Hobart Cup despite wide barrier

Big Duke favourite for Hobart Cup despite wide barrier

2 Feb, 2017

Darren Weir‘s emerging stayer Big Duke has been installed the odds on favourite for the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday despite drawing a wide barrier.

Big Duke, above, has drawn a wide barrier in the Hobart Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Big Duke came up with barrier nine in …

Newitt returns home to ride Up Cups in Hobart Cup

Newitt returns home to ride Up Cups in Hobart Cup

1 Feb, 2017

Top Melbourne jockey Craig Newitt will return home to Tasmania to ride Up Cups in the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday.

Craig Newitt, above, will ride Up Cups in the Hobart Cup at Hobart. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Newitt grew up in Tasmania before making the successful move …

Big Duke only Weir runner to start in Hobart Cup

Big Duke only Weir runner to start in Hobart Cup

30 Jan, 2017

In-form galloper Big Duke will be trainer Darren Weir’s only runner in the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday.

Big Duke, above blue, black and white colours, is likely to represent the Darren Weir stable in the Hobart Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

As well as Big Duke, Weir had …

Up Cups faces toughest test in Adelaide Cup

Up Cups faces toughest test in Adelaide Cup

11 Mar, 2016

In-form Tasmanian stayer Up Cups will be facing his toughest test when he lines up in the Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphettville on Monday.

Signoff, above, is the favourite for the Adelaide Cup at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Up Cups is racing in outstanding form and is chasing his fifth win …

Oliver to ride Our Harmony in Bow Mistress Trophy in Hobart

Oliver to ride Our Harmony in Bow Mistress Trophy in Hobart

2 Feb, 2016

Damien Oliver will make a flying trip to Hobart on Friday to ride Our Harmony in the Group 3 $125,000 Magic Millions Bow Mistress Trophy (1200m).

Damien Oliver will ride Our Harmony, above, in the Bow Mistress Trophy at Hobart. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Oliver will take over from Regan Bayliss in the fillies and …

Hobart Cup the Target for Warrior Of Fire

Hobart Cup the Target for Warrior Of Fire

22 Dec, 2015

Trainer Jerome Hunter has been thrilled with the condition of Warrior Of Fire this time and has revealed the 2016 Hobart Cup/Launceston Cup double will figure as major campaign targets for the classy gelding.

Daniel Stackhouse partnered Warrior Of Fire to success in this year’s edition of the Hobart Guineas. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Hobart Cup The Long-Term Goal For Ihtsahymn

Hobart Cup The Long-Term Goal For Ihtsahymn

9 Nov, 2015

Trainer Patrick Payne has revealed that the 2016 Hobart Cup will be the long-term goal for Group 1 winner Ihtsahymn.

Patrick Payne is hopeful that Ihtsahymn can return to winning form during his summer preparation. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Ihtsahymn was the star horse of the 2013 Perth Summer Racing Carnival and he took out …