COVID Check In TAS app information

Wednesday 28 April 2021

From 1 May 2021, Tasmanians and visitors will be required to use the Check In TAS app when they visit a range of businesses, organisations and events. The check-in requirement applies to staff and visitors (who are on the premises for 15 minutes or more) at all Tasracing venues, including racecourses, training facilities and the…

Trotting to cease in Tasmania

Thursday 1 April 2021

Reintroduced as a trial in July 2018 and confirmed to continue in January 2020 subject to Industry support, trotting races in Tasmania have failed to achieve the support from the industry that was hoped for. Although there was strong initial support the decline has been obvious specifically over the last 7 months with races being…

Harness – Tasbred Selected First

Thursday 1 April 2021

As further support for our TASBRED Breeders as of 11 April Tasracing will implement the following race condition ‘Tasbred Selected First’ on specific races as set out below. This race condition will be placed on all rating-based races with a front from 30-59 at all Premier meetings. The exclusions will be: Age based races NMT…

2020 Tasmanian Harness Awards

Tuesday 9 March 2021

On Saturday evening, Ryley Major capped off a massive 2019-2020 season by capturing the Tasmanian Horse of the year title. View the gallery from the awards dinner here. The announcement was made in front of a packed house at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Launceston on Saturday night. The Rohan Hillier-trained pacer raced 22 times…

2021 Australian Female Drivers Championship

Tuesday 16 February 2021

TASMANIA will host the 2021 Australia Female Drivers Championship in Launceston next month with some of the nation’s most talented reinswomen set to compete for their respective states. Two drivers from each state will contest a series of heats on a 10-race program with the winners determined on a point-score basis. Victoria’s representatives, Kate Gath…

Sportswriter colt tops Tasmanian yearling sale

Monday 15 February 2021

By Peter Wharton A brother to last year’s top Tasmanian juvenile Written In Silk brought the top price of $36,000 at the Tasmanian Harness Yearling Sale at Carrick Park on Saturday (February 13). The colt, by Sportswriter from the Belmont winner Mon Soie, was consigned by Westbury couple Leigh and Leanne Dornauf and knocked down…