From the CEO’s Desk

Friday 9 April 2021

Track renovation works at Mowbray – designed to extend the life of the track and to ensure its excellent drainage rate is maintained – have commenced this week. The renovation work underway on the 12-year-old StrathAyr track is much “heavier” than the recent annual renovation. Specifically, the work will remove significant thatch and older turf…

Consultation meeting Thursday 3 December

Tuesday 1 December 2020

How to participate Tasracing is pleased to invite all interested parties to participate in the first Consultation Meeting of the North West Harness/Greyhound Track Project. There are two options for those wishing to participate: You may attend the meeting in person at midday on Thursday 3 December at the Spreyton Racecourse, in the Birdcage Tavern….

From the CEO’s Desk

Thursday 17 September 2020

Elwick track update This is my third update on the Elwick thoroughbred track redevelopment. Earlier this month I wrote that we have been very pleased with the rate of recovery from the unplanned additional use in June and July brought about by the Covid-19 shutdown. Further, I wrote that we have full confidence in the…

From the CEO’s Desk

Wednesday 19 August 2020

It has been four weeks since the last thoroughbred meeting was held at Elwick on 19 July.

While the extra use the track sustained to accommodate additional trials and racing after the COVID-19 shut down was obviously unplanned, it did, as expected, impact the track.

While kickback during the 19 July meeting …