Trotting to cease in Tasmania

Thursday 1 April 2021

Reintroduced as a trial in July 2018 and confirmed to continue in January 2020 subject to Industry support, trotting races in Tasmania have failed to achieve the support from the industry that was hoped for. Although there was strong initial support the decline has been obvious specifically over the last 7 months with races being…

Harness – Tasbred Selected First

Thursday 1 April 2021

As further support for our TASBRED Breeders as of 11 April Tasracing will implement the following race condition ‘Tasbred Selected First’ on specific races as set out below. This race condition will be placed on all rating-based races with a front from 30-59 at all Premier meetings. The exclusions will be: Age based races NMT…

Greyhound stakes to increase from 1 April 2021

Wednesday 24 March 2021

Following a review of the expenditure of the Code Funding Allocation against budget, Tasracing, on the recommendation of the Greyhound Reference Group, has determined that the unexpended funds will be distributed via an increase in stakes for graded races for the remainder of the season. Stakes for graded races from 1 April until 30 June…

Greyhound programming update

Monday 1 March 2021

Tasracing has reviewed the recommendations of the Programming Sub Committee following the meeting on 26 November 2020 and has amended the Minimum Nominations Policy and the Race Programming policy effective from 17 March 2021. The amendments to the Minimum Nominations policy are cosmetic.  The changes do not impact the way in which the policy is…

Greyhound feature event amendment

Tuesday 24 November 2020

Tasracing, on the recommendation of the Programming Sub Committee, has approved the following amendment to the Feature Events Calendar: Cascade Draught Maiden Series – Hobart The series has been rescheduled and will now be conducted with heats on Thursday 11 March 2021 with the final to be held on Thursday 18 March 2021. This change…