TASBRED Thoroughbred Breeding Incentive Scheme

More than $1.5 million in prize money and bonuses on offer across Tasmania’s TASBRED incentive scheme

The TASBRED Incentive Scheme is a new breeder and Owner incentive that will commence in the 2018/19 racing season.  $1.54 million in bonuses will be on offer to eligible 2YO, 3YO and 4YO horses, distributed across 72* races.

*every endeavour will be taken to schedule 72 TASBRED eligible races per racing season.


Yearlings that qualify for the scheme are:

  1. Tasmanian sired.
  2. Interstate sired (BREEDBACK) dam must be Tasmanian owned and was served by a stallion which stood in Tasmania during the following year’s breeding season – based on Australian Stud Book.
  3. Tasmanian reared (the foal and dam must have resided in Tasmania for at least 6 continuous months between when the foal was born and the foal’s first birthday as listed by the Australian Stud Book).
    Note – nominators will be required to supply sufficient documentation that verifies the nomination meets the Category C criteria at time of nomination.
Bonuses Offered on Selected Races
  • All 2YO and 3YO Maiden Races
  • Selected 2YO, 3YO & 4YO Handicaps under $50,000 prize money
  • Selected 2YO/3YO/4YO & Up Maiden Races
  • Selected Maiden / Class 1 Races

Bonuses Races
2 x TASBRED only races will be scheduled each Racing season

  • 2YO 1200m – $50,000
  • 3YO 1200m – $50,000
Costs – Updated 1 November 2021 (media release)
  1. Tasmanian Sired $550 (GST inc)
  2. Interstate Sired $1,100 (GST inc)
  3. Tasmanian Reared $1,650 (GST inc)
    A one-off nomination fee is paid to Tasracing when the horse is a yearling.  The horse then becomes eligible for a bonus whilst it is 2, 3 and 4 years old, for a win in any specified TASBRED nominated race.
Bonuses – $21,800 (GST ex)
  • Owner – $16,000
  • Breeder – $4,000
  • Trainer – $1,000
  • Jockey – $800 ($300 Jockey/$500 Jockey Welfare Account)
TASBRED will match the advertised *SuperVOBIS payment on a Victorian race win for Tasmanian sired horses ONLY.
*Payment reflects 70% of advertised bonus (1st place only)
Tasbred information
For additional information or enquiries contact:
Angela Barrett
Hobart Racecourse
2-6 Goodwood Road
Glenorchy Tas 7010
(03) 6212 9307; 0417 576 177 or via email.