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…

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…

Harness code funding allocation 2021-22

Thursday 30 September 2021

Tasracing, in conjunction with the Harness Industry Forum, is pleased to announce that from 1 October 2021 the Code Funding Allocation for 2021/22 will be as follows. Base stakes to increase $8,750 to $9,000 Maiden and Open Class races to increase $8,750 to $9,900 The following Country Cups will see an increase from $12,000 to…

Register now – Consultation plan for all interested parties

Monday 27 September 2021

A reminder that a racing industry Consultation Workshop for All interested parties will be conducted on Thursday 30 September at 6pm via video conference. Experienced and highly regarded racing and wagering executive Doug Freeman is hosting the Workshops. Videoconferencing details will be provided to those who register to participate via videoconference. To register to attend…

Tasmanian BOTRA Online Stallion Tender

Monday 20 September 2021

The Tasmanian Breeders, Owners, Trainers and Reinsperson’s Association will conduct an online stallion tender to raise funds for promotional activities. Services to three well performed colonial bred stallions have been generously donated by the mainland’s leading standardbred nurseries for the tender. One hundred percent of the money from the winning bids will go to Tasmanian…