Industry consultation paper released

Tuesday 9 March 2021

Industry participants have the opportunity to influence the strategic direction of racing with the release of a consultation paper today. The consultation paper will seek responses to a comprehensive series of questions on industry strategy and infrastructure priorities over the next five years. Through this consultation document, industry participants are provided an opportunity to have…

Media release: Tasmanian Racing Industry five-year strategic plan review

Tuesday 9 March 2021

Tasracing is seeking industry feedback via consultation on a new five-year strategic plan. Tasracing CEO Paul Eriksson said the company undertook to complete an infrastructure review in late 2020 following the introduction of the Point Of Consumption Tax, a stronger and sustainable financial position after the stakes reset in 2016 and Race Field Fee growth….

Statement on the Elwick Thoroughbred Track

Thursday 7 January 2021

While there has been significant commentary from various parties regarding the Elwick thoroughbred track in recent days via traditional and social media, it is prudent to make the following points: The track itself is in good condition with no damage. The overall direction in which the track is moving is as the experts expect with…

January programming updates

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Following recent decisions taken in relation to Ladbrokes Park Elwick thoroughbred track, a number of programming changes were required. Tasracing CEO Paul Eriksson said changes included programming an additional race meeting at Ladbrokes All-Weather track at Spreyton, increased prize money at the Longford meeting on New Year’s Day and three (3) additional Tasbred races over…

Thoroughbred meeting 30 December update

Tuesday 29 December 2020

Tomorrow’s thoroughbred meeting at Elwick has been cancelled, with the feature races to be reprogrammed as soon as practical. The decision follows an inspection of the thoroughbred track by trainer and jockey representatives, the Tasmanian Racing Club, StrathAyr, Tasracing and the Office of Racing Integrity. While the repair work undertaken has been successful and the…