Optimism abounds for Tasmanian breeding industry

Monday 5 October 2020

By Peter Wharton Studmasters and industry players in Tasmania are optimistic that the 2020/21 breeding season will be a bumper one, despite the challenges facing the industry as a result of the pandemic. The introduction of several proven stallions, fertile pastures from above-average rainfall, increases to Tasbred Bonuses and a projected rise in stake money…

Programs and financial support for Tasmanian businesses

Tuesday 7 April 2020

7 April 2020 Michael Ferguson, Minister for State Growth Programs and financial support for Tasmanian businesses Tasmanian businesses are facing extremely difficult and unprecedented circumstances, and we are doing everything we can to help them get through the challenges posed by COVID-19. Business Tasmania has had more than 1,500 online registrations and more than 1,800…

Tasmanian racing industry support package

Tuesday 7 April 2020

Tasracing will work with Tasmanian racing industry participants on the implementation of the support package developed in response to the COVID 19 crisis. The support package will be funded by a contribution from Tasracing and a loan from the Tasmanian Government. CEO Paul Eriksson said he would be consulting with representatives from the thoroughbred, harness…

Greyhound training facilities

Friday 3 April 2020

Trainers, please be advised that the training facilities at the Ulverstone Straight Track, Ebony Minda Straight Track and the Brighton Straight Track are only available for use for free galloping, with all sessions to be booked in advance. The drag lure at the Ebony Minda Straight track and the Brighton Straight track is not permitted…