Media release: Tasracing response to Monteith Report

Thursday 4 March 2021

Following receipt of the Monteith Report into the Mowbray and Elwick thoroughbred track issues, Tasracing notes that it has already implemented a number of its key recommendations. Tasracing CEO Paul Eriksson said the balance of the recommendations would be implemented as soon as practical. “Importantly, we have introduced a new track inspection process that ensures…

Grenville sells colt for $550,000

Tuesday 2 March 2021

TOP Tasmanian thoroughbred breeder Graeme McCulloch is today celebrating a record sale for Grenville Stud after a colt he presented at the William Inglis Premier Yearling Sale in Melbourne on Monday night was knocked down for $550,000. The Deep Field colt (Lot 525) was the center of a bidding frenzy between the Hong Kong Jockey…

Tasracing Employment Assistance Program expansion to industry

Monday 22 February 2021

Tasracing has transitioned its Employee Assistance Program from Relationships Australia to Positive Solutions. The following is an outline of the services provided by the new EAP: Scope of services Employees and their immediate family are encouraged to utilise the confidential service for up to two (2) counselling sessions (sessions are 1-hour maximum) per calendar year,…

Added incentive to buy Tasmanian bred at Magic Millions Sales

Saturday 20 February 2021

An increase in Tasbred bonus races, announced today, will be a confidence boost ahead of the Tasmanian Magic Millions Sales next week. I am pleased to announce that additional Tasbred bonus races will be available for connections of Tasbred horses during the remainder of this year and the 2021/22 financial year. For this financial year,…

2021 Australian Female Drivers Championship

Tuesday 16 February 2021

TASMANIA will host the 2021 Australia Female Drivers Championship in Launceston next month with some of the nation’s most talented reinswomen set to compete for their respective states. Two drivers from each state will contest a series of heats on a 10-race program with the winners determined on a point-score basis. Victoria’s representatives, Kate Gath…