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…

Expression of Interest – Lure Driver Hobart

Friday 15 October 2021

Tasracing are seeking expressions of interest from individuals who are interested in being employed as a lure driver at Ladbrokes Park, Elwick. It is expected you will be available for Thursday evening race meetings, Saturday morning and every second Wednesday evening for trial sessions. Successful applicants will undergo in depth training and be required to…

Increased funding for racing industry confirmed by Tasracing Board

Thursday 30 September 2021

Tasracing has finalised the funding allocation for the three racing codes after consultation with code industry groups. At its 29 September meeting, the Tasracing Board agreed to increase code funding by $2.26 million, or 8 per cent. As part of this increase, stakes will increase for the harness code by 6 per cent, 7.1 per…

Greyhound code funding allocation 2021-22

Thursday 30 September 2021

Tasracing has finalised the Code Funding Allocation for the 2021/22 season. The funding details were reviewed and recommended by the Greyhound Reference Group at its recent meeting. The increase in funding will see a 7.71% increase on the base stake allocation to the code. The percentage increase in base stakes is not reflected in the…