Attracting and retaining participants key to product sustainability
Innovation in promoting and distributing our product
Focus on the wagering customer key to financial sustainability

Economic Impact Statement



One in 10 Tasmanians attend a race meeting each year, and spend more than $10.5 million on attending races, buying clothes to wear to races, and on accommodation when attending races.

The Tasmanian racing industry contributes $103.1 million in economic input into the Tasmanian economy and sustains about 1,000 full-time equivelent jobs – the majority in rural and regional areas.

More than 5,500 people are employed or are direct participants in racing in Tasmania.

Owners invest more than $40 million in the preparation of racehorses and greyhounds for racing, and breeders invested more than $13 million in the production of racehorses and greyhounds for racing.