Monday 26 July 2021

Trainers are advised the nominations for the Tasmanian Sprint Championship Series to be held at Launceston on 5 and 12 August 2021 close at 10.00am on Thursday 29 July 2021. Greyhounds nominated may be withdrawn penalty free up until 10.00am on Friday 30 July 2021. Nominations for the Tasmanian Distance Championship to be held at…

Thoroughbreds – Industry Appreciation Award 2021

Wednesday 14 July 2021

Tasracing is pleased to continue the Industry Appreciation Award introduced at the 2019 Tasmanian Thoroughbred Awards. The Appreciation Award will recognise and celebrate the commitment, resilience and passion that our thoroughbred industry exhibits every day! The annual awards have always recognised the best of the best in our industry – often measured by statistics. This…

Media release: $3 million infrastructure upgrades for the racing industry

Monday 12 July 2021

Media release from Jane Howlett, Minister for Racing – 10 July 2021 The Tasmanian Liberal Government is delivering infrastructure upgrades to meet the growing needs of today’s racing participants, as well as the next generation. Today I have announced further detail about our $3 million investment into one-off infrastructure upgrades at the Longford Racecourse, the…

Elwick track update 7 July

Wednesday 7 July 2021

The Elwick Thoroughbred track is drawing near the end of its current racing campaign with only two scheduled race meetings remaining before the track enters into an extended break for Spring renovations. The two remaining scheduled meetings are programmed on July 25th & August 8th. After the break for Spring renovations, Thoroughbred racing will return…

Local Welfare Rules and Policies Amended

Thursday 1 July 2021

Tasracing has amended the Local Welfare Rules (Rule 36), the definitions of Rearer and Whelper and has adopted a new policy on the Wind Down Record Requirements.  These rule amendments and the new policy are effective from Friday 16 July 2021. The major amendments to the Local Welfare rules are: The requirement for a greyhound…

Policy Manual Amended

Friday 25 June 2021

The Greyhound Policy Manual has been updated with the current version of the Grading Schedule adopted by the Office of Racing Integrity which took effect on 27 May 2021. The amendments to the Grading Schedule are in relation to Section 18 which relates to the Disqualification of Greyhounds. View current policy manual – Here