News About: Tasmania

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 …

Drunken Sailor Reporting For Duty At Caulfield

Drunken Sailor Reporting For Duty At Caulfield

25 Jan, 2012

Drunken Sailor has been a repeat traveller from the UK during the Melbourne spring carnival and now the gutsy stayer will race all year round out of his new Australian base.

Mike Moroney is the man assigned the task of creating yet another success story out of a European staying import.

That campaign starts tomorrow …

Barysh Quest Draws Closer To Tasmanian Derby

Barysh Quest Draws Closer To Tasmanian Derby

23 Jan, 2012

Late last season Barysh Quest was considered an early prospect for the Tasmanian Derby and there’s been nothing to change that though ever since.

The Gary White trained three year old won the Hobart Guineas in fine style on Sunday and even the interstate challenges may not be enough to deny him the Derby title.…

Geegees Blackflash A Shoe In For Hobart Cup

Geegees Blackflash A Shoe In For Hobart Cup

23 Jan, 2012

Geegees Blackflash is staking his claims for a trip to the mainland later in the year as the Tasmanian runner continues his domination of the local fields.

He’ll go into the Group 3 Hobart Cup as a big favourite and if successful there connections will surely consider a crack at the richer staying events during …