North Region

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North Tasmania

Launceston is the centrepiece of Tasmania’s Northern Region, with its reputation as a hub for fine food, wine, culture and nature growing each year. The city’s annual food and wine extravaganza held every February “Festivale” coincides with the Luxbet Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival hosted by the Tasmanian Turf Club, making this time of year perfect for a visit to Launceston.

Places of Interest

The northern regions boasts some of the best vineyards in the state with the Joseph Chromy Estate at Relbia, about a 30-minute drive from the city centre not only producing top class wines but also offering visitors a brilliant dining experience in its state of the art restaurant and conference facility.

Racing In Northern Tasmania

Other noted places of interest are the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Narawntapu National Park and the award-winning Cataract Gorge located just a few minutes walk from the city centre, is a must visit attraction within the region.

Racing in North Tasmania

Launceston also is the home of one of the state’s two tri-code racing complexes. The Luxbet Racing Centre Launceston offers fans of thoroughbred racing one of the best laid-out courses in Australia with its long, expansive home straight and its undulating layout a real test of strength and character that gives every horse a chance. The complex also hosts weekly harness and greyhound racing. Here, the Tasmanian Turf Club, Launceston Pacing Club and Launceston Greyhound Racing Clubs are waiting to welcome you to the venue and provide you with a fantastic racing experience.

Major Club Events

  • $100,000 WORDSMITH Tasmanian Newmarket (Listed)
    November 16 Wed

    $100,000 WORDSMITH Tasmanian Newmarket (Listed)

    Wednesday, 16 November 2016
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  • 2018 Magic Millions Race Night
    February 14 Wed

    2018 Magic Millions Race Night

    Wednesday, 14 February 2018
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  • Bandbox & Globe Derby Launceston Harness Racing
    May 26 Fri

    Bandbox & Globe Derby Launceston Harness Racing

    Friday, 26 May 2017
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  • Brooklyn Park Tasmanian Oaks & Armidale Stud Vamos Stakes
    February 19 Sun

    Brooklyn Park Tasmanian Oaks & Armidale Stud Vamos Stakes

    Sunday, 19 February 2017
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  • Deloraine Community Tasmanian St Leger Meeting
    May 21 Sun

    Deloraine Community Tasmanian St Leger Meeting

    Sunday, 21 May 2017
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  • Easter Cup Launceston Harness Racing
    April 16 Sun

    Easter Cup Launceston Harness Racing

    Sunday, 16 April 2017
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  • Fashions For Fillies
    February 19 Sun

    Fashions For Fillies

    Sunday, 19 February 2017
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  • Friday Scottsdale Harness Racing
    January 06 Fri

    Friday Scottsdale Harness Racing

    Friday, 06 January 2017
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  • Last Wednesday Night Launceston Thoroughbred Racing for the season!
    April 12 Wed

    Last Wednesday Night Launceston Thoroughbred Racing for the season!

    Wednesday, 12 April 2017
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  • Launceston Cup Corporate Golf Day
    February 20 Mon

    Launceston Cup Corporate Golf Day

    Monday, 20 February 2017
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  • Luxbet Launceston Cup Barrier Draw and Fashion Parade
    February 17 Fri

    Luxbet Launceston Cup Barrier Draw and Fashion Parade

    Friday, 17 February 2017
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  • Luxbet Launceston Cup Eve Mingle & Calcutta
    February 21 Tue

    Luxbet Launceston Cup Eve Mingle & Calcutta

    Tuesday, 21 February 2017
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  • Magic Millions Race Night Launceston Thoroughbred Racing
    February 15 Wed

    Magic Millions Race Night Launceston Thoroughbred Racing

    Wednesday, 15 February 2017
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  • Saturday Twilight Carrick Park Harness Racing
    February 18 Sat

    Saturday Twilight Carrick Park Harness Racing

    Saturday, 18 February 2017
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  • Stud & Galloping Gourmet Tour
    February 18 Sat

    Stud & Galloping Gourmet Tour

    Saturday, 18 February 2017
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  • Sunday Launceston Thoroughbred Racing
    July 02 Sun

    Sunday Launceston Thoroughbred Racing

    Sunday, 02 July 2017
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  • Sunday Launceston Thoroughbred Racing
    June 11 Sun

    Sunday Launceston Thoroughbred Racing

    Sunday, 11 June 2017
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  • Tasmanian Turf Club
    May 21 Sun

    Tasmanian Turf Club

    Sunday, 21 May 2017
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  • The 2017 Luxbet Launceston Cup Thoroughbred Racing
    February 22 Wed

    The 2017 Luxbet Launceston Cup Thoroughbred Racing

    Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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  • The 2018 Luxbet Launceston Cup
    February 28 Wed

    The 2018 Luxbet Launceston Cup

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018
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  • The 2018 Tasmanian Oaks & Armidale Stud Vamos Stakes
    February 25 Sun

    The 2018 Tasmanian Oaks & Armidale Stud Vamos Stakes

    Sunday, 25 February 2018
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  • The City of Launceston Cup
    December 11 Sun

    The City of Launceston Cup

    Sunday, 11 December 2016
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  • Tuesday Twilight Carrick Park Harness Racing
    December 27 Tue

    Tuesday Twilight Carrick Park Harness Racing

    Tuesday, 27 December 2016
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