Racing a jobs engine for Tasmania new report reveals

Monday 25 October 2021

A landmark report into the value of Tasmania’s racing industry has revealed thousands of Tasmanians benefit directly from the industry. The report, commissioned by Tasracing, shows that nearly 6,000 people are employed or participate in the industry, including breeders, owners, trainers, racing club staff, jockeys and drivers. Tasracing CEO, Paul Eriksson, said the report also…

IMPORTANT notice to racing participants in relation to use of masks on race days

Monday 18 October 2021

The lockdown in Southern Tasmania will end at 6pm today however some restrictions will remain in place until 6pm Friday, 22 October. All participants and members of the general public attending the following race meetings will be required to wear a mask at all times as per Public Health advice. Hobart Greyhound Trials: Tuesday 19 October Hobart…

Show Day Thoroughbred Race Meeting set for Ladbrokes Park Elwick

Monday 18 October 2021

Following cancellation of Saturday’s Thoroughbred meeting due to the southern Tasmanian snap Covid lockdown, Tasracing investigated opportunities to provide southern participants with a race meeting this week. Tasracing took an optimistic view that southern Tasmania would be out of snap lockdown as at Monday evening and thankfully this proved correct. Participants and guests are advised…

Racing update – Southern Tasmania COVID-19 lockdown

Friday 15 October 2021

The three-day lockdown announced by Premier Peter Gutwein for southern Tasmania, starting at 6pm today and finishing at 6pm on Monday, will impact four Tasmanian race meetings and southern trials. The specific details are: Launceston Harness Friday Night The meeting is progressing as planned, however Tasracing has contacted the five harness trainers and four drivers…