Tasracing appoints new director

Wednesday 21 December 2016

Robyn Whishaw has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Tasracing.

Known to many in the racing industry, Mrs Whishaw owns and operates Armidale Stud in Carrick, Tasmania.

She has also chaired the Thoroughbred Advisory Network for several years.

“We warmly welcome Robyn to the Tasracing Board.  Her expertise and passion for the Tasmanian racing industry will serve us well,” Tasracing chairman Dean Cooper said.

“Robyn’s insight as a participant will assist the Board in the delivery of our strategic goals, particularly as we navigate towards 2020 and beyond.”

Mrs Whishaw replaces recently retired director Des Gleeson.

Mr Gleeson, a highly respected racing figure nationally, served as a director of Tasracing for seven years.

Mr Cooper said the Board thanked him sincerely for his service and dedication to racing in Tasmania.