Sprint Lane Elwick

Wednesday 1 July 2015

Tasracing would like to advise the industry that there have been unforeseen delays to the installation of the sprint lane at Elwick. The timetable is now as follows:


  • Sprint lane surveyed and marked – Thursday 31 August 2017
  • Office of Racing Integrity (ORI) inspection – Friday 1 September 2017


Upon approval from ORI the plan is to proceed as follows (pending the availability of contractors and equipment):

  • Sprint Lane installed – Friday 8 September 2017
  • Sprint lane utilized at trials – Monday 11 September 2017
  • Final approval issued – Tuesday 12 September 2017
  • Sprint lane open for racing – Friday September 2017

The sprint lane development has been undertaken at the request of the Tasmanian Pacing Club and will be introduced after consultation with industry.

Please note that the trial will take place for a full 12 months from the first time it is used for racing. For any further details please contact Tasracing on XXXXXX