News About: Launceston Cup

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 …

Garud In Career Best Form Ahead Of Piping Lane Handicap

Garud In Career Best Form Ahead Of Piping Lane Handicap

16 Jan, 2015

Trainer Mike Moroney believes that Garud is in the best form of his racing career to date and is confident that the imported galloper will be very tough to beat in the Piping Lane Handicap at Flemington tomorrow.

Garud (yellow cap) will have the chance to record back-to-back wins when he contests the Piping Lane …

Averau Tasmanian Bound after Bagot Handicap Win

Averau Tasmanian Bound after Bagot Handicap Win

2 Jan, 2015

A trip to the Apple Isle next month to target the Hobart Cup – Launceston Cup double could be on the cards for the Peter Morgan and Craig Widdison-trained mare Averau after her barnstorming Bagot Handicap win on New Year’s Day.

Jockey Linda Meech boasts four wins from seven recent rides aboard Thursday’s Bagot Handicap …

Hurdy Gurdy Man to Chase Tasmanian Cups Double

Hurdy Gurdy Man to Chase Tasmanian Cups Double

26 Feb, 2013

Hobart Cup winner Hurdy Gurdy Man will chase his second Tasmanian feature race on Wednesday after trainer Darren Weir chose to make a return trip to Australia’s southern most state for the Group 3 $225,000 Launceston Cup (2400m).

The five-year-old bolted home to win by more than a length when favourite in the Hobart Cup …