Please note that due to the broader issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic racing in Tasmania has ceased for a period of four weeks from 2 April 2020. When it is confirmed racing will resume calendars will be updated and industry informed.
Harness Program – October – December 2020 [PDF] – UDPATED 9 October 2020
Harness Race Programming Guidelines – Effective 1 January 2020 [PDF]
PROGRAMME ABBREVIATION ‘3C‘ – 3YO Concession – Australian Handicapping Rules
5.3 3YO Concession
A 3YO with a Rating greater than 50 that is nominated for an Open Age Race may at the discretion of the State Controlling Body claim a concession of up to 5 Rating Points excepting that:
(a) the minimum Rating of the subject 3YO cannot be less than NR50. Example: A 3YO with a Rating of 53 would thus have a Rating of 50 for an Open Age Race
NB: The 3YO concession can be used in conjunction with a Driver or Mares concession where applicable.
Standing Starts – Australian Handicapping Rules
2.3 Automatic Handicap Race
A standing start race in which 5 rating points incrementally equates to 10 metres, e.g., if horses rated 50 start from the Front, 55 from 10 metres, etc.
*Race Programming details advertised in the Harness Calendar are considered correct at the time of publishing. Please refer to Harness.org for updated programs.
As at 30 September 2020