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: Devonport, Sunday 13th August 2017

Devonport hosts thoroughbred racing again this Sunday with the $20,000 Luxbet All Weather Distance Prelude the highlight of a big 9 race card. Showers are forecast for the weekend but the track has been racing exceptionally well under those conditions so expect it to do so again.

TASRacing: Devonport, Sunday 20th August 2017

Thoroughbred racing on Sunday is again at Devonport with an intriguing 8 race card. The highlight is the $25,000 Luxbet All Weather Sprint Final, where I’m Wesley will look to do the double after winning the Prelude a fortnight ago.

TASRacing: Devonport, Sunday 6th August 2017

Racing returns to Devonport this Sunday with an 8 race program highlighted by the Luxbet All Weather Sprint Prelude over 1000m. As always, true racing can be expected on the Tapeta, especially with rain forecast across the weekend.

TASRacing: Devonport, Sunday 30th July 2017

Punters get to feast on a massive 10 race card of thoroughbred racing this Sunday in Devonport. With considerable rain forecast the track should be in prime condition with true racing expected.

TASRacing: Hobart, Sunday 23rd July 2017

Thoroughbred racing this Sunday is in Hobart with 8 races on offer. With rain through the week the track is expected to race as a genuine Heavy surface and with the rail out 6.5m it looks a foregone conclusion that jockeys will be scouting wide throughout.

TASRacing: Devonport, Sunday 16th July 2017

Racing returns to Devonport this Sunday for an 8 race program featuring predominantly big fields and plenty of depth. With substantial rain this week leading into the meeting the Tapeta surface should be in great condition and provide a fair racing surface as usual.

TASRacing: Launceston, Sunday 2nd July 2017

Racing returns to Launceston this Sunday with a competitive 8 race program set to kick off at 12:05. The rail goes out to the 10.5m position for the first time which may see riders get wide in the straight like the previous meeting.

TASRacing: Devonport, Saturday 24th June 2017

Racing returns to the Tapeta surface in Devonport this week, with a rare Saturday meeting featuring 9 competitive races and kicking off at 11am.

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.