The Dynamo – Harness Sprint Series

Tuesday 22 August 2023

Tasracing in conjunction with the Tasmanian Trotting Club are happy to announce the introduction of a new Sprint Series – The Dynamo. Held at Ladbrokes Park, Elwick Friday 10th November, this event will provide community and sporting clubs the opportunity to enjoy a night at the races along with the chance for ten clubs to…

Thoroughbreds – Industry Appreciation Award 2023

Monday 7 August 2023

Tasracing is pleased to continue the Industry Appreciation Award introduced at the 2023 Tasmanian Thoroughbred Awards. The Appreciation Award will recognise and celebrate the commitment, resilience and passion that our thoroughbred industry exhibits every day! The annual awards have always recognised the best of the best in our industry – often measured by statistics. This…

Harness – Equity in Participation policy

Tuesday 11 April 2023

Tasracing will introduce its Equity in Participation (EIP) policy for the harness code on 1 July 2023. Under the policy, except in the specific circumstances outlined below, horses trained by a single trainer (or under the effective control of a single trainer) cannot make up more than 50 per cent of starters in any race…

Workers compensation subsidy

Friday 3 March 2023

Dear Thoroughbred Trainers I am pleased to advise that the Tasracing Board has approved a workers comp subsidy for this financial year Key points as follows – Similar principle to last financial year, i.e. a maximum subsidy pool that will be split pro-rata as determined by the total combined eligible premium value Maximum pool payable…

IER to undertake update on size and scope of Tasmanian racing industry

Friday 10 June 2022

Last year’s report on the Size and Scope of the Tasmanian Racing Industry, produced by IER and commissioned by Tasracing, clearly shows the positive impact racing has on Tasmania from an economic, employment and cultural standpoint. Key findings that you would be familiar with and that Tasracing uses often to speak about the importance of…