New harness and greyhound facilities on the North West Coast – update

Tuesday 9 February 2021

As has been widely reported in media and direct to racing industry participants, the Tasmanian Government and Tasracing are set to develop new harness and greyhound racing facilities on the north-west coast. Specifically, Tasracing intends to build new race tracks for both the harness and greyhound codes, with an $8 million contribution from the government…

Further boost to Tasmanian Harness Yearling Sale

Tuesday 9 February 2021

By Peter Wharton The results of racing over the weekend has given the 2021 Tasmanian Harness Yearling Sale, to be held at Carrick Park on Saturday, a timely boost. Former USA 3YO Colt of the Year and world champion Betting Line 3, 1:47.4 ($2.2 million), who is represented by three yearlings in the sale, produced…

Greyhounds Australia to release new website

Tuesday 9 February 2021

Greyhounds Australasia will launch their new website on Wednesday 17 February 2021 with: A simpler look and feel [Current GA address will remain: galtd.org.au] Easier navigation and layout. Improved participant online experience. A streamlined payment process will be available on the GA Website (PDF forms will still remain available on the website for participants to…

Meet Tassie’s 2021 Team Teal Ambassadors

Monday 1 February 2021

Samantha Gangell The Tasmanian Team Teal ambassador for 2021 is Samantha Gangell. Sam is a 22 year old part time trainer/driver.  Currently Sam has a small team of three that she trains and attempts to drive at every meeting for the Ben Yole stable.  When she is not in the sulky or stables, Sam works…

Harness stakes to increase from 1 February 2021

Wednesday 27 January 2021

Following the announcement by the Minister for Racing of a 6% increase in stakes from 1 February 2021, Tasracing has consulted with the Harness Industry Forum as to how to best allocate the additional funding to the benefit of participants. Tasracing provided recommendations for the expenditure of the additional funding of varied increases to base…

Thoroughbred stakes to increase from 1 February 2021

Wednesday 27 January 2021

Following the announcement by the Minister for Racing of a 6% increase in stakes from 1 February 2021, Tasracing has consulted with the Thoroughbred Advisory Network (TAN) as to how to best allocate the additional funding to the benefit of participants. The Thoroughbred Advisory Network discussed the below recommendations for the expenditure of the additional…