Final Murrihy Report into Tasmanian Harness Racing and the management of those issues by the Office of Racing Integrity

Wednesday 31 January 2024

Tasracing notes the release of the final Murrihy Report into Tasmanian Harness Racing. As an immediate action, Tasracing is confirming its legal powers, separate to the Office of Racing Integrity (ORI), to address allegations raised against a number of licensed persons named in the report. Further information about this will be released prior to the…

Team Teal Campaign

Wednesday 31 January 2024

TEAM TEAL IN HARNESS RACING FOR WOMENCAN From 1 February to 15 March every year, the harness racing communities in Australia and New Zealand will come together to support WomenCan as reinswomen race in teal pants to raise vital funds and awareness for gynaecological cancers. As part of the partnership with WomenCan, various state bodies…

23/24 Ladbrokes Summer Racing Festival launched

Monday 20 November 2023

The Ladbrokes Summer Racing Festival – that will feature all three codes of racing over 27 race days – has been officially launched. The 2023/24 festival has been extended slightly and will officially commence with the state’s premier thoroughbred sprint race, the Newmarket Handicap on Wednesday 29 November 2023, and finish with the Tasmania Cup…

Harness Code Funding Allocation 2023-24

Monday 30 October 2023

Tasracing in conjunction with the Harness Industry Forum 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. Additional Meetings – There will be 3 additional meetings run during FY24. This is due to the fall of weekends and the…

NUTRIEN JOIN THE TASMANIAN HARNESS YEARLING SALE

Wednesday 25 October 2023

Nutrien Equine is Tasracing’s new naming rights partner for the Tasmanian Harness Yearling Sale. The company is also set to provide operational support for the event. The partnership will assist with the further development of the sale that will benefit both breeders and future owners. In consultation with Nutrien Equine, the Carrick Park Pacing Club…

Tasracing Update on Interim Report into Tasmanian Harness Racing.

Monday 2 October 2023

Tasracing notes Ray Murrihy’s interim report into Tasmanian harness racing. It also notes that the report is still an interim report which made a series of statements related to ratings, programming and balloting. Tasracing provide the following update to industry. There will be no changes made to the existing published programmed races up till the…