New Years Day Longford Thoroughbred Racing

Gates open at 11am for the 2017 Cressy Chaff Cutters Jim Osborne Longford Cup Day at the picturesque Longford Racecourse.

Directions from Launceston

Longford comes alive with the colour and excitement of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, world class thoroughbred horse racing, fashions, glamour and entertainment.

The Longford Races are a true country meeting in Longford – the home of many horse studs and training facilities. The party atmosphere at this meeting always results in a strong turnout, with well over 5,000 patrons at previous race meetings. Located only 20 minutes from the city of Launceston, this meeting is a firm

Located only 20 minutes from the city of Launceston, this meeting is a firm favourite with the racing community and holidaymakers. Featuring entertainment and activities throughout the day, including on course live music, the ever popular Fashions on the Field, free kids entertainment including pony rides and face paintings, and, of course, on course bar facilities.

A great family day out to kickstart the New Year – admission $20 or pensioners $15 (id required)

Fashions on the Field

Enter the Sues of Invermay/GAZMAN Fashions on the Field.  Simply enter on the day.

  • Ladies 1st prize $1500 travel voucher courtesy of Launceston Helloworld
  • Ladies 2nd prize $1000 gift voucher courtesy of Sues of Invermay,
  • Gents 1st prize $1000 gift voucher courtesy of GAZMAN
  • Gents 2nd prize $500 gift voucher courtesy of GAZMAN


If you don’t wish to drive why not catch the Sainty’s bus leaving the TRC Hotel car park at 11.30am (also picking up at Kingsmeadows Hotel car park) and returning half an hour after the last race.  Cost $25 includes entry ticket and return bus trip.

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