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, Sunday 18th June 2017

Thoroughbred racing on Sunday is in Hobart with an 8 race program kicking off at 12:10pm. The rail returns to the True position for the first time in quite a while and with no rain forecast the track looks likely to be produced as a Good 4, which is a rarity for this time of year.

Devonport: Sunday 4th June 2017

Racing on Sunday returns to the Tapeta surface in Devonport where the rail is always true and track bias is never an issue. The 8-race program features smaller fields than in recent times but there looks to be plenty of competitive racing.

Hobart: Sunday 28th May 2017

Thoroughbred racing on Sunday is in Hobart with an 8 race card to be run with the rail in the 7m position.

Launceston: Sunday 21st May 2017

Racing returns to Launceston this Sunday for the final meeting of the Autumn Carnival with four feature races worth $30,000 on display.

Devonport: Sunday 14th April 2017

Racing returns to the Tapeta surface in Devonport this Sunday with a competitive 8 race card on offer. The synthetic surface has been racing exceptionally well this season so expect true racing once again.

Hobart: Sunday 9th April 2017

Racing is in Hobart on Sunday with a 7 race program which features a bit of quality despite predominantly smaller fields. The rail varies from the 4m to the 6m position and while it is currently a Good track there are showers forecast over the weekend which may result in a rain-affected track.

Launceston: Wednesday 12th April 2017

The final night racing meeting of the season takes place on Wednesday night in Launceston with an eight race card on offer. The track received a good dose of rain earlier in the week but with fine weather forecast in the lead up it should be no worse than a Soft 5 rating and could well be better.

Launceston: Wednesday 5th April 2017

Launceston hosts the penultimate night racing meeting of the season on Wednesday with another 8 race program for punters to sink their teeth into. The rail moves out to the 6m position from the 3m mark last week and a firm track can be expected, with a small chance of showers on race day.

Launceston: Wednesday 29th March 2017

Racing returns to Launceston on Wednesday night for the third last night meeting of the season. The rail goes out to the 3m position after racing in the True last week, where on-pacers looked to be advantaged.