Tasracing response to recent opinion pieces on greyhound welfare published in Tasmanian press

Tuesday 21 July 2020

There is significant information missing from recent letters to the editor published in this week’s newspaper regarding the Tasmanian greyhound racing industry. Under new welfare rules introduced on 1 March 2020, greyhound owners must make every effort to find their greyhound a suitable long-term home. Owners must keep evidence of their endeavours and greyhounds can…

From the CEO – lease with DAPS

Friday 17 July 2020

I am writing to inform you about Tasracing’s lease with the Devonport Agricultural Pastoral Society (DAPS) to conduct harness and greyhound racing and trials. The issue has been featured in local media reports over the past week. Tasracing wants to assure you we strongly believe in the future of greyhound and harness racing on the…

Greyhound programming update

Friday 17 July 2020

Tasracing has reviewed the recommendations of the Programming Sub Committee following the meeting on 25 June 2020 and has agreed to amend the conditions of Masters races by removing the conditions of Reverse Order of Grade and Reverse Order of Choice from Free-to-All Masters races for a trial period of three months. The impact of…

Changes to greyhound trial and race meeting requirements

Saturday 27 June 2020

Following the announcement on the easing of restrictions from midday on Friday 26 June 2020, participants are advised of the following amendments to the Covid-19 policies in respect to race meeting and trial sessions: Race Meetings All race meetings can now be attended by members of the public without the requirement that the members of…

GCA 2020-2021 Group Race Calendar

Friday 19 June 2020

GCA 2020-2021 Group Race Calendar. Greyhound Clubs Australia (GCA) is today pleased to release the 2020/21 Group Racing Calendar. As you are well aware, the unprecedented climate amid COVID-19 has made the task of producing the Calendar a more challenging one than those previous. In reflection of those challenges, GCA has made the decision to…