Racing Minister officially opens new GAP facility

Friday 22 May 2020

THE new home of Tasmania’s Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) was officially opened on Tuesday by Racing Minister Jane Howlett to usher in a new era for racing animals transitioning to pet life. GAP relocated its operation to Tasracing’s first owned and operated greyhound re homing facility at Mangalore in January. “Moving into the beautiful picturesque…

TASBRED feature races and incentive scheme bonus

Friday 22 May 2020

Tasbreeders provide an important update regarding the TASBRED Thoroughbred Breeding Incentive Scheme. Tasbreeders wants to ensure that during these current tough times that the TASBRED scheme can continue to be a shining light for our industry with funding secured for the scheme when racing resumes. Importantly, once a return to racing has commenced, the inaugural…

COVID Safe information

Monday 18 May 2020

Tasracing is pleased to confirmed Trial Schedules for all three codes released on Friday 15 May will proceed as published. Participants can find the confirmed schedules and further information on the conduct of trials via the links below. These documents contain important COVID-SAFE requirements for participants wishing to participate in trials. All Authorised Personnel including…

Draft trial dates

Friday 15 May 2020

Tasracing is pleased to release draft Trial dates for all three codes. Participants should be mindful that attending all Trials will require strict adherence to Tasracing’s COVID-19 SAFE Guidelines. Tasracing will be deploying COVID-19 TRACK MARSHALLS at every Trial, to monitor participant compliance with the COVID-19 SAFE Guidelines. Stewards will have the authority to immediately…

From the CEO’s Desk

Thursday 14 May 2020

I am writing to update you on the latest development following yesterday’s trialling announcement. After a meeting between the Minister for Racing, Jane Howlett, senior public health officials and Tasracing representatives, it was agreed that north west coast-based racing industry participants can travel to trials (including track gallops and jump outs) at Mowbray, Longford or…

Go-ahead for trials welcomed

Wednesday 13 May 2020

Today’s announcement that an agreement has been reached to allow racing trials to re-commence in Tasmania from next week (18 May) has been welcomed by Tasracing. Chief Executive Officer Paul Eriksson said the decision was taken following a meeting between the Minister for Racing, Jane Howlett, senior public health and Workplace Standards officials, and Tasracing…