Greyhound Code Funding Allocation 2023-24

Monday 30 October 2023

Tasracing in consultation with the Greyhound Reference Group is pleased to announce that from 1 October 2023 the Code Funding Allocation for 2023/24 will be implemented resulting in the following for the industry. Implementing a North (including North West) vs South race series. Each region will run 10 individual graded events with the Finals to…

Tasracing statement in response to Rosalie Woodruff’s comments regarding the Tasmanian racing industry.

Saturday 28 October 2023

As we have noted before, Tasracing will correct any misinformation or misinformed commentary regarding the Tasmanian racing industry when it occurs. The latest example of this happened late this week when the Leader of the Tasmanian Greens, Dr Rosalie Woodruff, described the industry as “stinking”. In support of our hard-working participants, Tasracing won’t tolerate such…

Tasracing Statement in response to ORI’s Inquiry Outcome – Mr Anthony Bullock

Wednesday 25 October 2023

Tasracing CEO Andrew Jenkins said he noted the finding released today by the Office of Racing Integrity. “Tasracing places the highest priority on the welfare of racing animals,” he said. “Our focus will be on working with ORI and Mr Bullock to ensure the appropriate care of greyhounds formerly trained by Mr Bullock is provided. …

Greyhound Recovery Rebate Scheme – Updated Policy

Friday 1 September 2023

Tasracing has reviewed and made changes to the Greyhound Recovery Rebate Scheme policy. The new policy is effective from 1 September 2023. The funding cap has been raised from $3,000 to $5,500. The Greyhound Recovery Rebate Scheme is targeting injuries that could result in euthanasia and have those greyhounds rehabilitated for a good quality life…

Tasracing statement in response to Animal Liberation Tasmania social media post

Tuesday 15 August 2023

The latest social media post by Animal Liberation Tasmania (ALT) and its claims about a greyhound called Just Like Jazzy contains a number of inaccuracies that need to be corrected. To begin with, the post inaccurately lists Michael Sherriff as the greyhound’s trainer. The social media post also indicates that Just Like Jazzy has been “retired”….

Tasracing Statement in response to Animal Liberation Tasmania footage

Thursday 3 August 2023

Vision has been circulated online late yesterday by Animal Liberation Tasmania and a group calling themselves Defund Tasracing that relates to the property of one of our greyhound trainers. Some of the vision, on face value, raises concerns relating to animal welfare and Tasracing will wait for ORI’s investigation, commencing today, before considering further action…