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…

Greyhound stakes to increase from 1 February 2021

Monday 25 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 Greyhound Reference Group as to how to best allocate the additional funding to the benefit of participants. The GRG provided recommendations for the expenditure of the additional funding: Feature race finals that…

Progeny of classic winners at Tasmanian Harness Yearling Sale

Monday 25 January 2021

By Peter Wharton Progeny of a number of classic winning and classic winner-producing mares adorn the catalogue for the 2021 Tasmanian Harness Yearling Sale to be held at Carrick Park on Saturday, February 13. Among the classic winners and placegetters are Tisu Holly (Granny Smith Stakes), Angel Or Demon (Coastal Pacing Thousand, Matron Stakes and…

Final Elwick track inspection

Friday 22 January 2021

The feature race meeting scheduled for Sunday at Elwick will proceed as planned, following a final track inspection on Thursday by trainers and stewards. Remedial work had to be carried out on the track surface following the abandonment of a meeting at Elwick on December 27 when grassed plugs used to repair patches of the…

2021 Tasmanian Magic Millions sales

Wednesday 20 January 2021

The quest to find the next life-changing racetrack star from the renowned Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale is underway with the online release of the 2021 catalogue. The 122 lot catalogue features youngsters by an impressive line up of 51 individual sires including the first crops of seven stallions. The sale, held in conjunction with…