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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…

Nine Confirmed in Tasmanian Stakes Field

Nine Confirmed in Tasmanian Stakes Field

21 Dec, 2015

Nine runners have been confirmed in the final field for Wednesday’s Listed Tasmanian Stakes (1600m) at Launceston; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the state’s standout thoroughbreds and mainland raiders.

Eximius will leave from barrier 6 in Wednesday night’s Tasmanian Stakes at Launceston. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Admiral returned to winning form with …

The Cleaner Ready for Conquering Stakes

The Cleaner Ready for Conquering Stakes

8 Dec, 2015

Trainer Mick Burles is thrilled with the condition of stable star The Cleaner and is confident the popular gelding is primed for success in Wednesday evening’s Listed Conquering Stakes (1400m) at Launceston.

The Cleaner will return to racing in Wednesday night’s Listed Conquering Stakes at Launceston. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

The Cleaner returned to racing …

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 …

Freedman and Rogerson heading to scone with lady lynette

Freedman and Rogerson heading to scone with lady lynette

17 May, 2012

The new training combination of Lee Freedman and Graeme Rogerson will be heading to Scone on Saturday in search of their first winner together when they saddle up top class race mare Lady Lynette.

The winner of fourteen races and over $1m in prizemoney, Lady Lynette was purchased by Gerry Harvey for $270,000 and handed …

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 …

Youthful Jack heading to Melbourne after Tassie wins

Youthful Jack heading to Melbourne after Tassie wins

23 Feb, 2012

Trainer Adam Trinder is eyeing off a late charge at the Melbourne Autumn Carnival with Youthful Jack after the six year old wrapped up the Tasmanian weight for age triple crown at Launceston yesterday.

Youthful Jack had no problems handling the 1600m of the Listed $100,000 Tatts Group George Adams Plate and careered away in …