Following a review of the expenditure of the funding allocation for the code for the current season, on a recommendation from the Greyhound Reference Group, the following increases have been approved by Tasracing for the remainder of this financial year (to 30 June 2018):
Starter Bonus – This will be increased from $100 to $200 from 8 May 2018 to 30 June 2018 (inclusive). This bonus is paid to the first Tasbred greyhound finishing in every race.
Increase Stakes for Finals – An additional $500 will be provided to each of the following race finals and distributed over the first three placegetters.
- Vet’s Medley Series Final
- Sky Racing Tasmanian Country Oaks Final
- Rapidvite Tasmanian Country Derby Final
- GOTBAT Div 1 Series Final
- GOTBAT Div 2 Series Final
- GOTBAT Div 3 Series Final
- Rapidvite Tasmanian Derby Final
- LGRC Tasmanian Oaks Final
- CUB Silver Trophy Final