Summer RacingFestival

3 codes | terrific events | 1 big Tasmanian celebration

Get ready for one big celebration

Tasmania’s summer of racing offers so much more than just the best racing on the island. Sample award-winning wines, locally distilled spirits, and paddock-to-plate delicacies in some of Australia’s most pristine environments.
Experience some of the most unique attractions in Australia and the most iconic accommodation on the planet. Start planning to be a part of the Ladbrokes Summer Racing Festival.

The Majors

The Majors are the most prestigious and blockbuster events in the Tasmanian racing calendar. Heart stopping. Jaw dropping. Everything. Get your tickets today.


Ladbrokes Hobart Thousand

A National Group 1 Event, the Ladbrokes Hobart Thousand is one of the most important races in the Tasmanian calendar. Soak up the views as you enjoy the heart stopping and jaw dropping action.

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Ladbrokes Devonport Cup

Gather your friends for this classic trackside experience in Spreyton. Have a picnic on the spacious lawns, tantalise your taste buds at a gourmet food van, and enjoy the live entertainment. It’s on!

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Ladbrokes Hobart Cup

One of Australia’s proudest racing traditions is now celebrating its 150th year. Settle in for a day of high fashion, glamour and excitement. Heart stopping. Jaw dropping. Everything.

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2024 Ladbrokes Launceston Cup

Immerse yourself in Mowbray’s fashion, entertainment, fine cuisine and electric atmosphere. Whether you spend the day basking in the beer garden or perched in the Members Reserve, it’s on!

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Ladbrokes Tasmania Cup

The Ladbrokes Tasmania Cup, Tasmania’s only Group 1 harness race, is one of the most sought-after honours on the Tasmanian harness racing calendar. A standout event since 1920, this promises to be a heart stopping and jaw dropping day at the track.

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Upcoming race meetings

From gallops to greyhounds, don’t miss any of the thrilling action. Head to a track near you and experience the joy of summer racing!

Three big codes of racing

Tasmania’s racing clubs have been welcoming groups to the races for over 150 years, in all corners of our beautiful island across three codes of racing – thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing.


Thoroughbred fun and frivolity right across the Island

Jim McKenzie King Island Cup

Sunday 31 December

Cressy Chaff Cutters Longford Cup 2024

Monday 1 January

Tasmanian Derby Day

Friday 9 February

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Big greyhound races in fantastic places. It's on

Ladbrokes Chase

Thursday 11 January

Ladbrokes Maiden Thousand

Thursday 25 January

Ladbrokes Launceston Cup

Saturday 27 January

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Harness & Pacing

Harness racing right across Tasmania, right across Summer

Eric Bean Memorial St Marys Cup

Monday 1 January

McLaughlin Family North Eastern Pacing Cup

Friday 5 January

7BU FM Burnie Cup

Sunday 21 January

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