GCA 2020-2021 Group Race Calendar

Friday 19 June 2020

GCA 2020-2021 Group Race Calendar. Greyhound Clubs Australia (GCA) is today pleased to release the 2020/21 Group Racing Calendar. As you are well aware, the unprecedented climate amid COVID-19 has made the task of producing the Calendar a more challenging one than those previous. In reflection of those challenges, GCA has made the decision to…

Greyhound programming amendments

Wednesday 3 June 2020

With the recommencement of racing from June 13, race meetings as schedule in the calendar will continue through to 31 July 2020 with Launceston on Monday night 15 June 2020, Devonport on Tuesday afternoon 16 June and Hobart on Thursday night 18 June 2020 in the first week. Due to the shutdown of racing, the…

June 8 harness trial start times

Tuesday 2 June 2020

Confirming new start times for both Hobart and Devonport trials – Monday June 8: Devonport – 1st trial 10:30am (Fever tester on course 9am) Hobart – 1st trial 2:00pm (Fever tester on course 12:30pm)

Racefield limit in Tasmania set to 10

Saturday 28 March 2020

All Tasmanian equine racing from today (28 March) will have a maximum field size of 10. Tasracing CEO Paul Eriksson said the decision complied with the Tasmanian Government’s directives regarding managing the spread of the Covid-19 crisis. “Trainers impacted by this for today’s meeting at Launceston and tomorrow’s harness meeting at Launceston will be contacted…

Minimum riding weight alteration

Thursday 19 March 2020

Effective Wednesday 25 March until further notice, minimum weights have been raised to 55kgs from 54kgs, with the top weight in BM58, BM60, BM64, BM66 and Class 1s carrying 61kgs. All other races will carry 60kgs.