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Launceston Race Track

Launceston racecourse is located in Mowbray, Tasmania and is approximately 3 kilometres from the heart of Launceston City.

Racing at Launceston is run by the Tasmanian Turf Club and the track is named Tasman Park, with the racecourse referred to as Mowbray.

Launceston Racing Carnival

Launceston hosts it major carnival during the summer month of February with the $225,000 Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m) the feature event.

Below are the main races of the Launceston summer racing carnival.

Launceston Racing Carnival Feature Races

$225,000 Launceston Cup (2400m) - Group 3 - Open Handicap
$125,000 Vamos Stakes (1400m) - Group 3 - Fillies & Mares WFA
$150,000 Gold Sovereign Stakes (1200m) - Listed - 2yo
$150,000 Tasmanian Oaks (2100m) - Listed - 3yo Fillies
$100,000 George Adams Plate (1600m) - Open Handicap
$100,000 Magic Millions Tasmanian 2YO Classic (1200m) - Listed - 2yo

Launceston Track Details

Launceston is an odd shaped track with a circumference of 1830 metres. It has a very short straight of 230 metres where inside barrier positions are a definite advantage from the 1100m and 1200m starts.

Circumference: 1830 metres
Direction: anti-clockwise
Straight: 230 metres

Launceston Track Map

Launceston track map

Launceston Racecourse Contact Details

Launceston location
Tasman Park Racecourse
Mowbray TAS 7249
Ph: (03) 6326 1070
Fax: (03) 6326 5138

Postal Address
Tasmanian Turf Club PO Box 340
Mowbray Heights TAS 7248
Ph: (03) 6326 1070
Website: Tasmanian Turf Club

Launceston Racecourse Map Location

Tasmanian racing is also home to Hobart Racecourse, where the Hobart Cup takes place during the Tasmanian summer racing carnival in February.

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