Two sisters were first out of the barriers when racing returned from its 10-1/2-week shutdown at Mowbray on Sunday, winning the opening two races.
Waterhouse owner Mandy Gunn drew first blood with her four-year-old gelding Vallabar then her sister, Longford trainer Angela Brakey, won with three-year-old filly I'm A Floozy who she bred and also part-owns.
The 10-race meeting - the first in Tasmania since April 2 when racing was shut down due to the COVID-19 situation - went ahead without any dramas.
There was no crowd, apart from a small number of diners in the restaurants, and no members of the media apart from Tasracing's own employees were allowed into the track.
Honours were well shared, with Scott Brunton the only trainer to get a double and David Pires and apprentice Thomas Doyle the only riders to strike twice.
Race fields were restricted to 10 runners - as they were at the Hobart harness meeting on Sunday night - in a bid to limit the number of participants and staff on course.
The restriction increased the number of horses that couldn't get a start, resulting in heavy ballots, but Tasracing chief executive Paul Eriksson hopes it will be short-lived.
"I'd like 14 or more (runners) by early July," he said.
"But it will depend on how we go and the easing of the (COVID-19) rules."
Although there were no hiccups with the racing, many participants were unhappy with the unavailability of foods and drinks on course and believed they should have been pre-warned so they could take their own.
Tasmanian Turf Club chairman Brian Walker said it was an unfortunate situation but Public Health had advised that having a canteen operating in the stabling area was "too risky".
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