Tristan Heffernan

Tristan Heffernan is a Hobart local with 20 years’ experience following the Tasmanian thoroughbred racing scene. From a strong bookmaking and punting background, he provides an expert view on all the key runners to help you find a winner in our regular Tasmanian thoroughbred racing previews.

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TASRacing: Hobart, Friday 15th December 2017

Twilight racing on a Friday is on again this week, this time with Hobart hosting a competitive 7 race program on a good track. Some of the state’s better sprinters step out in the BM82 1200m in Race 6, highlighted by the smart mare Gee Gee Double Dee and the flying Happy Halloween.

TASRacing: Launceston, Wednesday 13th December 2017

Launceston is racing again this Wednesday night with the rail in the 5m position and another firm track expected with beautiful weather forecast. Promising stayer Earl Da Vinci looks to make it three wins in a row in race 4 and with the step up to the mile he is expected to run an odds-on favourite.

TASRacing: Launceston, Wednesday 6th December 2017

Launceston hosts a bumper 8 race card this Wednesday night. Tristan Heffernan analyses it with local insight.

TASRacing: Devonport, Friday 8th December 2017

Devonport hosts its traditional twilight Golden Mile meeting this Friday with the first set to kick off at 3:46pm. The Golden Mile looks a very competitive affair with last start Moonee Valley winner Brilliant Jet adding plenty of intrigue to the race.

TASRacing: Launceston, Wednesday 29th November 2017

Wednesday night sees a blockbuster 9 race card in Launceston with racing set to take place on another firm track. Race 5 is the highlight of the night, a Benchmark 88 over 1220m which sees a number of horses coming out of the Newmarket including Gee Gee Red Prince and the up and coming mare Gee Gee Double Dee.

TASRacing: Launceston, Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Racing returns to Launceston this Wednesday night with a very competitive seven-race card with good sized fields and plenty of depth to the races.

TASRacing: Launceston, Wednesday 15th November 2017

Racing on Wednesday night in Launceston is set to take place on a firm track once again, with the 8 race card set to kick off at 6:30pm.

TASRacing: Hobart, Saturday 18th November 2017

Saturday sees an excellent 8 race card set to be run in Hobart with plenty of depth and good horses starting to hit their straps for the upcoming summer of racing. The highlight is the Tony Carrick 3YO Vase set to go at 4:30pm, with exciting 3yos Gee Gee Lanett, Mister Songman and Derasa set to do battle ahead of the upcoming 3yo Cup.

TASRacing: Launceston, Wednesday 8th November 2017

Thoroughbred racing fans get their second meeting in two days with a very competitive 8 race card tonight in Launceston. The strongest race of the night looks the BM82 in race 4, where Agree To tries to extend his winning sequence to four wins since arriving in Tasmania.

TASRacing: Hobart, Tuesday 7th November 2017

Racing is in Hobart this Tuesday with a 7 race program set to coincide with the Melbourne Cup. Impressive debutant winner Pontypaul steps out in tougher company in race 3, while last start winner Alsa Doll attempts to be the winner of the first two mile race in Tasmania for many years in race 4.