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Edition #6: From The CEO’s Desk – Welcome news

In the last edition, I shared a message that Tasracing and everyone involved in our industry must continue to remain vigilant in combating the risk of Covid-19. Indeed, in the last edition I observed that Victoria was staring down the barrel of a potential second wave. Victoria’s second wave is now very well known to…

Edition #6 Welfare Update – Australian Thoroughbred Wellbeing Project

The Thoroughbred Wellbeing Project recently published a paper examining the barriers preventing foals from entering a racing career before the age of four. Researchers from the University of Melbourne examined the biographical records of the 2014 national foal crop. Of the 13,6777 foals born in 2014, 66% had commenced training and 51% had raced before…

Edition #6: Racing Update – Code by Code

Thoroughbred Currently trialling official trials on Wednesday across the state – looking for feedback at the end of August The racing program has been released until end of November Reprogramming of the Tasbred 2YO and 3YO races to October from last season due to covid shutdown 3YO Cup raised to $100k to give a flagship…

Edition #6: Knowledge Hub – Finding and maximising event sponsorship

Sponsors, sponsors, sponsors….so important, yet so hard to come by. Sponsors have the capacity to help your club increase its credibility, improve public image and even build prestige. Racing clubs offer sponsors unique access to niche markets and an opportunity to connect with an engaged audience. Clubs allow sponsors to reach a specific local audience….

Edition #6: Wagering Update – Season review

The changing of the calendar also rung in the new thoroughbred racing season and saw the crowning of respective trainer and jockey Premierships. Matt Reid and Peter Staples reviewed the season that was, highlighting some of their favourite performances which you can check out via TasracingTV On Demand. FORMPLUS Alerts continue to grow and we’re…

Edition #6: What’s on – Awards dinners going virtual

Planning and promotion is well underway for the 2020 Tasmanian Thoroughbred Awards Dinner and Hall of Fame, and this year we’re doing something a little different and going virtual! In order to both include our interstate guests who are unable to travel and expand our audience reach, we will be live streaming the event on…

Edition #6: Event Highlights – And the people came back!

It is fantastic to see people back on course supporting racing. Despite restrictions and even a canine coronavirus outbreak we have seen record nominations, large fields, maximum race cards and great racing action. We’ve had solid crowds for the first few Devonport winter meetings at Spreyton and plenty of people turned up at Elwick on…

Edition #5: From the CEO’s desk – Building for the future

Welcome to Edition number five of Club Hub. In the last edition, I shared Tasracing’s excitement at the return of racing. For this edition, I am extremely pleased to recognise all our racing clubs for their exceptional work in implementing and maintaining sound Covid-19 operations. Your effort in this area has been critical to our…

Edition #5: Wagering Update – Focus on Racing

It’s fantastic that we can now turn our content marketing to what’s happening on the track now that racing has resumed! Staking Strategies, Suggested Bets and Betting Plans are all back in full swing across the three codes with our experts performing solidly, given the difficulty lining up the form after months off. We’re pleased…

Edition #5: Event highlights – Thank you

We’d like to thank everyone involved with our racing clubs for their support, passion and belief over the past few months. We have all been through some uncertain times, in one way or another, and it has not been an easy ride. No racing for the first time in over a century has thrown up…