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…

2021 Tasmanian Magic Millions sales

Wednesday 20 January 2021

The quest to find the next life-changing racetrack star from the renowned Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale is underway with the online release of the 2021 catalogue. The 122 lot catalogue features youngsters by an impressive line up of 51 individual sires including the first crops of seven stallions. The sale, held in conjunction with…

Elwick track gallop 19 January

Tuesday 19 January 2021

The Elwick track has been given the green light by jockeys and trainers for this Sunday’s meeting to proceed after a dozen horses galloped at the venue on Tuesday. The area of the track to be used on Sunday was divided into three sections and two horses at a time galloped over 1000 metres with…

NEPC Cup meeting a success

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Tasmanian racing fans received a treat on Friday with 18 races run between Launceston and Carrick Park in the fan-friendly afternoon/twilight timeslot. The afternoon doubleheader came about due to unforeseen racing calendar alterations including the change of location for the race meeting originally scheduled for Hobart on 8 January to Launceston. Logistically there was a…