Calls are growing louder, from all parts of the state, to make more use of the Spreyton synthetic track during winter.
Visiting Victorian jockey Matthew Gatt was amazed by the state of the track on Sunday, after a week or horrid weather.
''It's just brilliant - I've ridden here a few times now and this is the best the track has raced,'' Gatt said.
''There's no kick back at all . . . it's perfect.''
Leading trainer David Brunton, who is based almost 300 kilometres away at Seven Mile Beach, is becoming a convert.
''As much as I hate it (having to travel so far), I think we've just got to race here during winter,'' Brunton said.
''The best thing about this track is that it's fair to all horses.''
Tasracing is believed to be considering programming all winter meetings at Spreyton in future seasons.
Those opposed to such a move argue that horses with superior wet track ability deserve their chance on grass surfaces and, if Elwick is safe to use, it should continue to get fortnightly meetings.
But, Brunton said that there was more to the issue.
''I don't think it's just a matter of whether Elwick is fit for racing - it's a matter of what damage we are doing to the track by racing on it while it is so wet,'' he said.
''When my good horses start racing again in October, I want them to be able to race on a good surface.
''Not one that is still chopped up from winter racing.''
Brunton won't get any argument from Spreyton-based trainer Mark Ganderton.
''Don't get me started on the Elwick track,'' Ganderton said after winning Sunday's main race with Gea Force.
''My horse has a bad foot and wears a bar plate, so he needs a flat even surface to gallop on.
''He can race perfectly well on the Hobart track, but only when it's in good order.
''At this time of the year, this (Spreyton) is the only place you'll get a flat even surface.''
Gea Force recorded his fifth win on his home track on Sunday when, after getting a gun ride from apprentice David Fisher, he finished too well for Sandeep and Aslanyon in the Benchmark 78 Handicap.