Ladbrokes Tasmanian Summer of Racing

Thursday 2 December 2021

The Ladbrokes Tasmanian Summer of Racing has officially launched today (2 December), bolstered by news that major sponsor Ladbrokes Australia has committed to a four-year contract extension. The carnival started last week with the Ladbrokes Devonport Greyhound Chase at the North West Greyhound Racing Club, with local winner Superior Wallace beating a strong field of…

Increased funding for Tasmanian racing industry

Tuesday 30 November 2021

Jane Howlett, Minister for Racing 30 November 2021 The Tasmanian Liberal Government continues to back Tasmania’s racing industry, and as Minister for Racing, I am pleased to announce that Tasracing has brought forward a proposed code funding increase by six months to 1 January 2022. The decision to increase code funding by 4.3 per cent…

Statement from Tasracing CEO Paul Eriksson Elwick thoroughbred track update 26 November

Friday 26 November 2021

The condition of the redeveloped Elwick thoroughbred track continues to improve as expected. We have seen good improvement between the 20 October race meeting, the 2 November meeting, the 14 November meeting and we expect further significant improvement for the 28 November meeting. There will still be some kick-back but this should be much less…

MEDIA RELEASE: Longford masterplan released – embeds racing and equine industry in community

Thursday 11 November 2021

Tasracing and the Northern Midlands Council (NMC) have released a draft concept masterplan for the Longford Racecourse precinct that will secure its future for the benefit of the racing and equine industry and the local community. Tasracing CEO Paul Eriksson said the company – which had funded half the cost of the concept masterplan’s development…