Media release: Tasracing response to Monteith Report

Thursday 4 March 2021

Following receipt of the Monteith Report into the Mowbray and Elwick thoroughbred track issues, Tasracing notes that it has already implemented a number of its key recommendations. Tasracing CEO Paul Eriksson said the balance of the recommendations would be implemented as soon as practical. “Importantly, we have introduced a new track inspection process that ensures…

Grenville sells colt for $550,000

Tuesday 2 March 2021

TOP Tasmanian thoroughbred breeder Graeme McCulloch is today celebrating a record sale for Grenville Stud after a colt he presented at the William Inglis Premier Yearling Sale in Melbourne on Monday night was knocked down for $550,000. The Deep Field colt (Lot 525) was the center of a bidding frenzy between the Hong Kong Jockey…

Thoroughbred stakes to increase from 1 February 2021

Wednesday 27 January 2021

Following the announcement by the Minister for Racing of a 6% increase in stakes from 1 February 2021, Tasracing has consulted with the Thoroughbred Advisory Network (TAN) as to how to best allocate the additional funding to the benefit of participants. The Thoroughbred Advisory Network discussed the below recommendations for the expenditure of the additional…

Final Elwick track inspection

Friday 22 January 2021

The feature race meeting scheduled for Sunday at Elwick will proceed as planned, following a final track inspection on Thursday by trainers and stewards. Remedial work had to be carried out on the track surface following the abandonment of a meeting at Elwick on December 27 when grassed plugs used to repair patches of the…