Despite wet and windy conditions Tasmanian-trained horse Up Cups has won the $225,000 Launceston Cup.
The five-year-old gelding narrowly beat Arianne, Schockemohle finishing third.
Up Cups was considered a favourite for the race after taking out the $200,000 Hobart Cup on February 8.
His owners Tasmanian's Brian and Justine Outtram, and Rick and Tina Polley take home an extra $100,000 in prize money for the back-to-back win.
Trainer David Brunton was very happy with the win.
Jockey David Pires rode the horse to victory, giving him 4 wins on the day.
Numbers were down at the track with rain falling throughout the day, but around 10,000 people turned out for the race meeting.