Harness Qualifying Trials

Thursday 13 August 2020

Harness Qualifying trials will recommence as at Saturday, 15th August: Nominations will close 12 noon Friday for Saturday / Monday trials. No extensions applicable Trials will be scheduled 15 minutes apart Any horse may nominate for these trials. Notification of any changes to trials will be sent via text. A minimum of 6 acceptors are required…

Thoroughbreds – Industry Appreciation Award 2020

Tuesday 4 August 2020

Tasracing is pleased to continue the Industry Appreciation Award introduced at the 2019 Tasmanian Thoroughbred Awards. The Appreciation Award will recognise and celebrate the commitment, resilience and passion that our thoroughbred industry exhibits every day! The annual awards have always recognised the best of the best in our industry – often measured by statistics. This…

Further support for Tasmania’s racing industry

Saturday 1 August 2020

Jane Howlett, Minister for Racing The Tasmanian Government is committed to supporting the state’s racing industry as we recover and rebuild from COVID-19. Tasracing is now calling for applications for round 2 of the infrastructure grants program for Tasmanian community racing clubs. Delivering on our election commitment, the annual $250,000 grants program is designed to…

Tasmanian Community Racing Club Infrastructure Grants Program

Friday 31 July 2020

In 2018 the Tasmanian Government made a commitment to the racing industry to establish a capital grants fund to assist community racing clubs across the state to fund infrastructure that falls outside of Tasracing’s existing infrastructure plan. The Government’s commitment provided through Tasracing is $250,000 funding per annum for the four years 2019-2022. Tasracing is…

Tasracing response to recent opinion pieces on greyhound welfare published in Tasmanian press

Tuesday 21 July 2020

There is significant information missing from recent letters to the editor published in this week’s newspaper regarding the Tasmanian greyhound racing industry. Under new welfare rules introduced on 1 March 2020, greyhound owners must make every effort to find their greyhound a suitable long-term home. Owners must keep evidence of their endeavours and greyhounds can…

Drivers announced for BOTRA Claiming Novice Drivers Series

Monday 20 July 2020

Tasracing has announced the 12 drivers for the 2020 BOTRA Claiming Novice Drivers Series. As was the case last season, the four-race series will be held in Launceston on Friday night, 21 August, and as the name suggest the series is restricted to Tasmanian licensed Claiming Novice Drivers. Competing in this year’s series: Conor Crook…