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Elwick track gallop 19 January

Tuesday 19 January 2021

The Elwick track has been given the green light by jockeys and trainers for this Sunday’s meeting to proceed after a dozen horses galloped at the venue on Tuesday. The area of the track to be used on Sunday was divided into three sections and two horses at a time galloped over 1000 metres with…

Major incentives to buy at Tasmanian yearling sale

Tuesday 19 January 2021

By Peter Wharton Buyers at the 2021 Tasmanian Harness Yearling Sale will have the added incentive of a $5,000 bonus for the first two-year-old win for any yearling sold at the sale. All yearlings nominated for the sale are eligible for the rich Tasbred series for two, three and four-year-olds as well as Tasbred Bonuses…

NEPC Cup meeting a success

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Tasmanian racing fans received a treat on Friday with 18 races run between Launceston and Carrick Park in the fan-friendly afternoon/twilight timeslot. The afternoon doubleheader came about due to unforeseen racing calendar alterations including the change of location for the race meeting originally scheduled for Hobart on 8 January to Launceston. Logistically there was a…

Catalogue for Tasmanian Yearling Sale

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Hard copy catalogues for the 2021 Tasmanian Harness Yearling Sale, to be held at Carrick Park on Saturday, February 13, are now available from Tasracing and all tracks around the State. An online version of the catalogue can be found here.. The sale has attracted youngsters by established sires such as Sportswriter, Pet Rock, Stonebridge…

Statement on the Elwick Thoroughbred Track

Thursday 7 January 2021

While there has been significant commentary from various parties regarding the Elwick thoroughbred track in recent days via traditional and social media, it is prudent to make the following points: The track itself is in good condition with no damage. The overall direction in which the track is moving is as the experts expect with…