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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 …

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 …

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…

Epingle To Brisbane Cup After Chairman’s Handicap Victory

Epingle To Brisbane Cup After Chairman’s Handicap Victory

25 Apr, 2015

Staying mare Epingle will head to the 2015 Brisbane Cup after she returned to winning form with a strong effort in the 2015 Chairman’s Handicap at the Gold Coast this afternoon.

Epingle returned to winning form with a smart performance in the 2015 Chairman’s Handicap at the Gold Coast this afternoon. Photo by: Daniel Costello…

Banca Mo Returns To Winning Form In 2015 Mornington Cup

Banca Mo Returns To Winning Form In 2015 Mornington Cup

28 Mar, 2015

Talented Tasmanian stayer Banca Mo returned to winning form with a tough staying effort in the 2015 Mornington Cup this afternoon.

Banca Mo outstayed his rivals in the 2015 Mornington Cup this afternoon. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Banca Mo had not recorded a race win since he took out the 2013 edition of the Listed …

Adelaide Cup 2015: McEvoy Happy With His Duo

Adelaide Cup 2015: McEvoy Happy With His Duo

9 Mar, 2015

Tony McEvoy has both Pelicano and Lucky Lucky Lucky in the 2015 Adelaide Cup and he is optimistic about the chances of both horses in the Group 2 event at Morphettville this afternoon.

Pelicano has the chance to return to winning form in the 2015 Adelaide Cup at Morphettville this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart…

2015 Launceston Cup Results: Genuine Lad To Adelaide Cup After Tough Win

2015 Launceston Cup Results: Genuine Lad To Adelaide Cup After Tough Win

25 Feb, 2015

Genuine Lad turned-the-tables on veteran gelding Geegees Blackflash to win the 2015 Launceston Cup in Tasmania this afternoon.

Jockey Craig Williams steered Genuine Lad to victory in the 2015 Launceston Cup this afternoon. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Genuine Lad had little luck in running when he finished a fast-finishing second Geegees Blackflash in the Group …

Banca Mo A Narrow 2015 Launceston Cup Favourite

Banca Mo A Narrow 2015 Launceston Cup Favourite

25 Feb, 2015

Banca Mo has been backed into 2015 Launceston Cup odds of $3.40 and could start the Group 3 event at Launceston this afternoon as a narrow favourite.

Banca Mo has been the best-backed runner in 2015 Launceston Cup betting markets. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Banca Mo has not recorded a race win since …