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

  • 2018 Magic Millions Race Night
    February 14 Wed

    2018 Magic Millions Race Night

    Wednesday, 14 February 2018
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  • An Afternoon with Robyn Whishaw
    February 26 Mon

    An Afternoon with Robyn Whishaw

    Monday, 26 February 2018
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  • Examiner Fashions on the Field
    February 28 Wed

    Examiner Fashions on the Field

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018
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  • Fashions for Fillies
    February 25 Sun

    Fashions for Fillies

    Sunday, 25 February 2018
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  • Galloping Gourmet Tour
    February 24 Sat

    Galloping Gourmet Tour

    Saturday, 24 February 2018
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  • Get into the Spirit of Christmas
    December 06 Wed

    Get into the Spirit of Christmas

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017
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  • Launceston Cup Corporate Marquee
    February 28 Wed

    Launceston Cup Corporate Marquee

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018
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  • Launceston Cup Eve Mingle & Calcutta
    February 27 Tue

    Launceston Cup Eve Mingle & Calcutta

    Tuesday, 27 February 2018
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  • Launceston Thoroughbred Racing
    December 06 Wed

    Launceston Thoroughbred Racing

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017
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  • Millinery Parade & Sky Racing Launceston Cup Barrier Draw
    February 23 Fri

    Millinery Parade & Sky Racing Launceston Cup Barrier Draw

    Friday, 23 February 2018
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  • New Years Day Longford Cup
    January 01 Mon

    New Years Day Longford Cup

    Monday, 01 January 2018
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  • Ritchie's Racing Club Luncheon
    February 27 Tue

    Ritchie's Racing Club Luncheon

    Tuesday, 27 February 2018
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  • Sky Racing Australian Female Jockey Championship
    March 07 Wed

    Sky Racing Australian Female Jockey Championship

    Wednesday, 07 March 2018
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  • The 2018 Sky Racing Launceston Cup
    February 28 Wed

    The 2018 Sky Racing Launceston Cup

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018
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