Brighton is a suburb 27 km north of Hobart
, in Tasmania
. It is between Pontville and the outer Hobart suburb of Bridgewater on the Midland Highway.
Brighton Training Centre
The area is also the site of a major horse racing training facility located at Brighton Racecourse known as the Brighton Training Centre, serving the thoroughbred, trotting & pacing industry.The course has undergone significant changes since the 1980s when a chipwood track was put in on the outer half of the course proper and a major redevelopment in late 2004 to become the present training centre with all training of horses ceasing at Elwick Racecourse along with the relocation of Elwick based trainers to stables built along the back straight of the track.