2016 Hobart Cup Field, Barriers & Odds

Hobart Cup

The Hobart Cup is a remarkable thoroughbred horse race in Tasmania – Australia’s island State. It is one of the most prominent social events in the State and a part of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival. This Group 3 race is generally conducted on the first or second Monday in the month of February. It is run over a distance of 2200 metres at Elwick racecourse, Glenorchy for two year olds and over under handicap conditions. The total purse money is AUD $400,000.

The 2016 Hobart Cup will be held on Monday, February 8th, 2016.

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Elwick Racecourse

The Elwick track – also known as Tattersalls Park – is located in Glenorchy (a suburb of Hobart). It is egg-shaped and is an anti-clockwise circuit that has seven opening spots and four starting lengths. These seven positions are located at the 2400 metres; 2200 metres; 1600 metres; 1200 metres; 800 metres; and, 1000 metres. In addition to the famous Hobart Cup, it hosts nearly 110 race meets and 210 trial days.

Upcoming Races

Group 2

Breeders Classic

(1200m)

Warwick Farm

$175,000

4YO & Up SWP

Group 2

Royal Sovereign Stakes

(1200m)

Warwick Farm

$175,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Blue Diamond Stakes

(1200m)

Caulfield

$1,000,000

2YO SW

Group 1

Futurity Stakes

(1400m)

Caulfield

$500,000

WFA

Group 1

Oakleigh Plate

(1100m)

Caulfield

$350,000

Hcp

Group 2

Caulfield Autumn Classic

(1800m)

Caulfield

$180,000

3YO SW

Hobart Cup Specials

The Hobart Cup is the most noteworthy handicap race for thoroughbreds. It is one of three exciting Group 3 races in Tasmania, along with the Tasmania Derby and Launceston Cup. It attracts the best gallopers in the region. You can make use of the outcomes of this race to predict the result of the Launceston Cup that is run over a distance of 2,400 metres. The Launceston Cup is held a couple of weeks after the Hobart Cup.

Hobart Cup Day

The Hobart Cup is usually referred by its sponsor name – AAMI. This event attracts lots of crowds and has something for everyone. Other races held at the Elwick Racecourse on the Hobart Cup Day are the Wrest Point Strutt Stakes and the Tatt’s Group Thomas Lyons Stakes. If you want to place your bet on the Hobart cup event, you can do it simply from the comfort of your own home. The online bookies let you find the betting odds and make your bet easily.

Hobart Cup Betting

If you’re thinking about delving into the world of horse race betting, there is no better place to start than at an online betting site. As they offer odds on a wide range of races throughout Australia and the world, there is something for all types of punters. Try your hand at the Melbourne Cup odds or the Hobart Cup odds for a chance to make some pretty substantial payouts.

Hobart Cup News

Fifteen runners have been confirmed in the final field for Monday’s featured 2016 Hobart Cup (2400m); offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Consistent mainlander Metaphorical has returned to racing in typically competitive form this time and has opened as…