Unfulfilled Engagements in respect of the Australia Day meeting information

Friday 21 January 2022

Dear Harness Industry Participants Tasracing and the Office of Racing Integrity (ORI) advise: We are writing to provide clarification relating to the announcement earlier today that horses competing this weekend will not be considered as having Unfulfilled Engagements in respect of the Australia Day meeting on Wednesday 26 January 2022. The fields for the meeting…

Devonport Harness – Sunday 23rd January

Friday 14 January 2022

Due to COVID concerns the 2022 Burnie Harness Racing Club have decided against holding their meeting scheduled on Sunday 23rd January. The Devonport Harness Racing Club will hold the replacement meeting in the existing day timeslot. Approved programmes for the rescheduled meeting are available here. Discussions continue on the rescheduling of the Burnie Cup. Details…

Statement from Tasracing CEO Paul Eriksson Elwick thoroughbred track update

Friday 12 November 2021

The condition of the redeveloped Elwick thoroughbred track is exactly where Tasracing expected it to be given its past performance, the type of renovation undertaken, the poor spring weather experienced in southern Tasmania, and its age. Further, the track is in a better position than it was at this time last year and will continue…

Harness Prizemoney Distribution amendments

Friday 12 November 2021

Currently across Harness races there are three separate prizemoney distribution tables which increases the possibility of misinterpretation and or error from an administrative point of view. Tasracing after consultation with Industry groups will be implementing the following prizemoney distribution across all age groups, effective 1 January 2022. 65% 17% 10% 5% 3% Base Stakes 1st…

Increases to TASBRED Nomination Fees

Monday 1 November 2021

Increases to TASBRED Nomination Fees With the TASBRED Scheme in it’s fourth year the results are speaking for themselves. Since the implementation of the TASBRED Scheme an increase in foals has been seen in Tasmania. Funding to the scheme from the Thoroughbred Code Allocation has increased year on year with the government funding set to…