The Launceston Pacing Club (LPC) conducts 28 race meetings each year at the picturesque Mowbray Racing Centre, Mowbray. Race meetings are held on a modern 1018 metre track recognised as the equal to any in Australasia.
Following its inception in 1917, the Easter Cup has remained one of the richest Standardbred races in northern Tasmania and remains the highlight of the Launceston Pacing Club’s year as a pacing event proudly steeped in tradition.
Racegoers are offered excellent facilities throughout the three-level grandstand complex with Tab facilities operating on local and interstate races. Television monitors in all areas display live coverage of all mainland racing including replays.
The facilities are complemented by the sumptuous cuisine in our restaurant on the third level of the complex, which offers a bird’s eye view of the harness track. For children, the expansive lawns and gardens adjacent to the track are a joy to play on.
Launceston is Tasmania’s second major city and vibrant hub for food and wine, culture and nature. In fact, the whole region is packed with city and country charm picturesque old towns, excellent food and wine and beautiful scenic highlights.
Just a short walk from the city centre, Cataract Gorge is a slice of wilderness right in the heart of town and Launceston’s star natural attraction.
From Launceston, you can follow the Tamar River north through Tasmania’s premium wine-growing region, past forested hills and farmland, lavender fields, vineyards, orchards and pretty riverside towns. Historic villages are found around every corner, from Longford on the outskirts of Launceston to Evandale, Ross and Campbell Town along the Heritage Highway to the south.
Become a member of the Launceston Pacing Club and enjoy the excellent facilities at Mowbray Racing Centre, Mowbray, one of Australia’s most picturesque racecourses. The Club conducts 28 race meetings per year, including the Easter Cup.
A 10% discount off all food and drink for members only, which will require presentation of membership badges which are named;
Preferential seating for members at functions on the window (subject to availability);
Membership is open to all persons over the age of 18 years, in accordance with the rules of the Launceston Pacing Club.
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The Launceston Pacing Club Inc was established in 1978 following a merger between the Northern Tasmanian Trotting Club and the Danbury Park Trotting Club.
In 1986/7 the Club moved its premises from Elphin Paceway to its current site at Mowbray Racing Centre, Mowbray and conducts 28 race meetings each year with the majority of twilight meetings conducted on Sundays. The first Easter Cup held at the Mowbray racecourse was conduct on Saturday 18 April and was won by Quite Famous who was trained and driven by J. O'Sullivan.