Media release: $3 million infrastructure upgrades for the racing industry

Monday 12 July 2021

Media release from Jane Howlett, Minister for Racing – 10 July 2021 The Tasmanian Liberal Government is delivering infrastructure upgrades to meet the growing needs of today’s racing participants, as well as the next generation. Today I have announced further detail about our $3 million investment into one-off infrastructure upgrades at the Longford Racecourse, the…

From the CEO’s Desk: North West Harness and Greyhound Facility Project

Thursday 26 November 2020

I would like to take this opportunity to provide further information on the North West Project.  Tasracing was under significant time pressures to lock in Professor Eager’s attendance before Christmas so that we could begin to engage with Industry and we are only now getting the breathing space to provide further information. Potential Sites We…

New Elwick track on track!

Friday 8 November 2019

Tasracing CEO Paul Eriksson has confirmed that the company’s $12.5 million redevelopment of the Elwick thoroughbred track remains on budget and is expected to be race-ready as scheduled for the 2020 Derby Day and Ladbrokes Hobart Cup. ‘Thanks to the work of Tasmanian-owned project delivery partner StrathAyr and the entire project team, I am pleased…

Media release from Jeremy Rockliff Acting Minister for Racing – 19 August 2019

Monday 19 August 2019

A major milestone for new Elwick track Work continues to progress on the $12.5 million redevelopment of the Elwick thoroughbred track with the laying of new turf now underway. The new 28-metre wide StrathAyr grass track will deliver first-class facilities and is due to be ready in time to host the Tasmanian Racing Club’s Derby…

Brighton Training Centre development

Thursday 14 March 2019

This page is to provide information about infrastructure updates and development at the Brighton Training Centre. Meeting at Brighton Training Centre, Wednesday 23 January: report [PDF 3MB] Brighton Training Centre: off chute design A, off chute design B, off chute design C Brighton Pool Bridge concept designs