Welcome to JKB Thoroughbred Racing

JKB Racing is regarded as one of Tasmania’s leading training operations.  With decades of experience in the industry, John Blacker has established a business of which he is proud.

After returning in 2013 from 2 years training in Victoria, John is now based “on track” at TasRacing’s Training Complex at Longford (approx. 20 minutes from Launceston), home of the famous New Year’s Day Longford Cup Meeting.

We have experienced staff assisting John accross the operation, including Georgie Catania, former stable apprentice, aligned to the stable and Penny Cawthen, managing the administrative side of the business.

John is passionate about Tasmanian racing, regularly attending the Yearling sales in Tasmania and across Australia, enabling him to build up a quality team of horses.  Please look over our "Recently Purchased" page as John always ensures he has horses available for those wishing to become involved in racing their own horse.