Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 25th October

Today 25th October in horse racing news history

From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in Australian and overseas racing news in history. Delve in and enjoy our walk back in horse racing time.


Verry Elleegant

Down to 35 Melbourne Cup hopefuls after fourth acceptances

Just 35 horses remain in contention for next Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup after fourth acceptances were released on Monday morning, with ...
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Man commiserates over Cox Plate Day 2021

Punt Drunk: Cox Plate drama sums up horror weekend for punters

Punt Drunk recaps the drama from Cox Plate Day, examines Daniel Moor’s historic win in the Manikato Stakes and highlights ...
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Who are the top 5 VRC Derby winners this millennium?

Who are the top 5 VRC Derby winners this millennium?

As we prepare for what is shaping to be a bumper edition of the VRC Derby, HorseBetting takes a look ...
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Milton Park wins Sale Cup

Milton Park notches sixth career win with Sale Cup victory

Milton Park led all of the way in Sunday’s Listed Sale Cup under Jarrod Fry, defeating Barbie's Box and Good ...
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Hilal at Randwick

Hilal goes back-to-back with $1m Bondi Stakes win at Randwick

While it was a tough day for punters around Australia on Saturday afternoon, Tommy Berry guided one of the favourites ...
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Icebath

Icebath gives connections big payday with win in The Invitation

The inaugural running of The Invitation has been won by Brad Widdup’s mare Icebath, who won by 1.4 lengths over ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 25, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 25, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees two meetings being held on this Monday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Hawkesbury betting tips

Hawkesbury tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Tuesday 26/10/21

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Hawkesbury races held on Tuesday, October 26. See all the top tips, ...
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Swan Hill betting preview, tips & quaddie | Tuesday 26/10/2021

Swan Hill betting preview, tips & quaddie | Tuesday 26/10/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Swan Hill races on Tuesday, October 26. See all the top tips, ...
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Master Eight

Joao Moreira returns to form with a vengeance

Joao Moreira has ended a challenging recent run with a familiar display of dominance, booting home a treble at Sha ...
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Cheaperthandivorce

First stakes success for royally bred mare

Royally bred mare Cheaperthandivorce picked up the first stakes success of her burgeoning career when she finished powerfully in the ...
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Okay Pal

Pitman team register another milestone

With the gritty win of Okay Pal at Riccarton on Saturday, the Michael and Matthew Pitman training partnership registered another ...
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Probabeel

Rain sinks Probabeel at The Valley

Trainer Jamie Richards admits he hasn’t had a lot of luck with star mare Probabeel and her bid for feature ...
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Southern Ocean

Southern Ocean sails to stakes success at Riccarton

Promising South Island stayer Southern Ocean showed he is on target for his tilt at the Group 3 Martin Collins ...
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Mascarinto

Mascarinto makes impressive debut at Matamata

Trainer Steven Cole may have to lift his sights with two-year-old Mascarinto after the son of Per Incanto made a ...
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Imperatriz

Richards highlights red letter day with three-year-old stakes double

The depth of the three-year-old talent in the Te Akau Racing team was clearly on display on Saturday, with trainer ...
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Mana Nui

Mana Nui heads busy schedule for Ormsby

Preparing a select draft of Ready to Run two-year-olds while also managing the spring preparation of an exciting three-year-old talent, ...
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Echuca Race Club

Echuca Monday 26th October Horse Betting Tips

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the horse betting preview of the Echuca Monday races on the 26th October 2020. Our horse racing ...
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Mighty Giant

Giant win signals December intent, Courier Wonder dazzles on debut

Mighty Giant sealed a fifth consecutive win with an impressive performance in the Class 2 Argyle Handicap (1400m) at Sha ...
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Sunshine Coast racing tips

Sunshine Coast Sunday Races Horse Betting Tips & Preview

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the horse betting preview of the Sunshine Coast Sunday races on the 25th October 2020. Our horse ...
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William Wallace

William Wallace turns back the clock with classic win

Versatile galloper William Wallace showed there was still plenty of fight left in his eight-year-old legs when he outlasted his ...
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Need I Say More

Smart three-year-old leaves rivals speechless at Te Rapa

Smart three-year-old Need I Say More let his actions do the talking at Te Rapa when he gave his age- ...
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Vitesse Bo

Vitesse Bo shapes as serious Guineas contender

Cambridge visitor Vitesse Bo caused a minor upset when she defeated some well credentialled age-group classic contenders when taking out ...
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De La Terre

Course specialist takes fillies feature

A love affair with the Te Rapa track continued on Saturday when course specialist De La Terre took out the ...
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Palamos

Top start for Te Akau at Te Rapa

The Te Akau Racing team made the best possible start to their day when the Jamie Richards-trained Palamos justified some ...
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Sale Turf Club

Sale Sunday Races Horse Betting Tips & Preview

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the horse betting preview of the Sales Sunday races on the 25th October 2020. Our horse racing ...
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Loving Gaby

Loving Gaby makes Manikato history

Loving Gaby has created history by becoming the first three-year-old filly to win the Manikato Stakes since it became a ...
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Greysful Glamour

Greysful Glamour wins easily at The Valley

The Mark Newnham-trained Greysful Glamour has raced to a dominant victory at The Valley to register her first win since ...
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Iconoclasm

Iconoclasm wins VOBIS Gold Star again

For the second-straight year Iconoclasm has beaten Widgee Turf in the VOBIS Gold Star at The Valley ...
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Ruuca

Coolmore Stud Stakes option for Ruuca

Co-trainer Toby Edmonds says three-year-old colt Ruuca may run in the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes after a win at ...
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Racing officials move to enhance welfare

Racing officials move to enhance welfare

Racing authorities have held an urgent meeting in Sydney met to address ways to strengthen welfare programs for retired horses ...
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Keith Yeung

This One’s For Yeung

Keith Yeung is hoping This One’s For You (122lb) will deliver his first win aboard a Francis Lui stable galloper ...
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Buddies

Buddies aims to back up

Elusive State will shoulder top-weight of 131lb, a full 10lb more than last start winner Buddies (121lb) in the feature, ...
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Elusive State

Millard has Elusive plans but first it’s Sunday’s Cup

Elusive State emerged as a smart dirt track talent last season and Tony Millard’s charge is one of the bill-toppers ...
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Moonlight Maid

Maid shapes up to the boys at The Valley

Moonlight Maid will attempt to follow Jameka and Aloisia as the only fillies to win the Vase at The Valley ...
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Diorissimo

High school sweethearts vying for first stakes win

A pair of bargain buys at the New Zealand Bloodstock May Sale in 2014 could lead to the biggest day ...
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Secret Allure

Dual stakes chances for Latta

Secret Allure will attempt to add a fifth stakes victory to her tally when she lines up in the Group ...
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Black Heart Bart

Key comments ahead of Group One Cox Plate

What the connections of the Cox Plate contenders are saying ahead of the $5 million weight-for-age race at The Valley ...
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Cautious path for 3yo Couldn't Refuse

Cautious path for 3yo Couldn’t Refuse

Trainer Desleigh Forster is determined not to push three-year-old Couldn't Refuse too hard even if he wins at Eagle Farm ...
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Chris Waller

Waller with chances to win 5th Cox Plate

The man who trained Winx could win the Cox Plate for a fifth-straight time with Verry Elleegant and Kings Will ...
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Ciaron Maher

Maher juvenile out to impress on debut

Ciaron Maher and David Eustace look to have a smart two-year-old on their hands with Anders who makes his race ...
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Lys Gracieux

A guide to the $5m Group One W S Cox Plate

What you need to know ahead of the $5 million Group One W S Cox Plate over 2040m ...
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Mystic Journey

Mystic Journey ready for Cox Plate assault

One-time favourite Mystic Journey has arrived in Melbourne from Tasmania in peak condition ahead of the $5 million Cox Plate ...
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John Sargent

Sargent sets Luvaluva for $1m Gong tilt

Sydney trainer John Sargent says it's "all systems go" for Group Two-winning mare Luvaluva, who will return at Randwick after ...
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Mystic Journey

Trinder relaxed ahead of Cox Plate attempt

Mystic Journey has settled into her home away from home at Flemington ahead of the $5 million Cox Plate at ...
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Michael Hawkes

Hawkes says colt worthy of Bondi test

Hawkes Racing is not known for throwing its young horses in the deep end but will roll the dice with ...
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Glen Boss

Sweet mover Constantinople impresses Boss

Glen Boss says there are some similarities between three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva and Cup hope Constantinople after riding ...
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Miss Fabulass

Fabulass career set to get back on track

Stakes winner Miss Fabulass is bidding to reignite her racing career after a disappointing autumn preparation ...
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David Hayes

Lindsay Park import a Good Hope in Plate

Well-bred import Cape Of Good Hope will be out to back up his Group One Caulfield Stakes win with success ...
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Mr Quickie passed fit to run at The Valley

Mr Quickie passed fit to run at The Valley

Cox Plate second emergency Mr Quickie has been passed fit to run at The Valley, either in the feature race ...
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Follow Suit

Follow Suit to reproduce northern form

Trainer Lauren Abbott believes Follow Suit can reproduce his good northern Cups form to be a top chance at Eagle ...
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Faretti

Timing right for Faretti to show his wares

Blue blood Faretti is highly regarded at Tulloch Lodge and his trainers hope the colt can show why when he ...
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Robert Heathcote

Heathcote aiming Jellishot at Millions

Trainer Robert Heathcote is aiming to cement his relationship with the Gleeson Thoroughbreds business by winning with Jellishot at Eagle ...
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Dreamforce

Dreamforce to bounce back in Crystal Mile

Sydney trainer John Thompson believes Dreamforce is suited in the Group Two Crystal Mile and can bounce back from his ...
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Irish horse syndicate under investigation

Irish horse syndicate under investigation

Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Kemboy could be barred for the foreseeable future following a ban on entries of horses registered ...
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Cosmo Charlie Stars In Jebel Ali’s Uae Season Opener

Cosmo Charlie Stars In Jebel Ali’s Uae Season Opener

UAE racing returns on Friday with a seven-race card at Jebel Ali Racecourse; the first of 11 they will host ...
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Tassie filly on target for Group Two race

Tassie filly on target for Group Two race

Trainer Adam Trinder believes the decision to wait for the Group Two Fillies Classic with Mystic Journey can be rewarded ...
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Winx tops off Plate prep with easy gallop

Winx tops off Plate prep with easy gallop

Trainer Chris Waller says champion Winx is ready to do his team proud again when she bids for a record ...
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Four-time Cox Plate winner in awe of Winx

Four-time Cox Plate winner in awe of Winx

With four Cox Plates of his own, Brent Thomson will proudly watch as Winx shoots for history in the weight-for-age ...
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Murphy returning to Victoria for Cox Plate

Murphy returning to Victoria for Cox Plate

UK-based jockey Oisin Murphy, who spent a couple of months of his apprenticeship in Melbourne, returns to Australia to ride ...
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2018 Manikato Stakes tips, form and betting preview

2018 Manikato Stakes tips, form and betting preview

FRIDAY night's Group 1 Manikato Stakes is the first cab off the rank in terms of big-time racing this weekend ...
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NZ trainer leaves sick bed for Plate bid

NZ trainer leaves sick bed for Plate bid

New Zealand trainer Michael Pitman will leave his hospital bed in Christchurch to travel to Melbourne to watch Savvy Coup ...
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Avilius Cup route takes in the Cox Plate

Avilius Cup route takes in the Cox Plate

James Cummings sees the Cox Plate as an ideal stepping stone towards the Melbourne Cup for imported stayer Avilius ...
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How the field lines up in the Cox Plate

How the field lines up in the Cox Plate

Winx will have seven rivals against her in a bid for a history-making fourth Cox Plate win ...
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McEvoy still chasing elusive Cox Plate win

McEvoy still chasing elusive Cox Plate win

Kerrin McEvoy will be aboard D'Argento in the Cox Plate as the star jockey strives to win one of the ...
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Quinton looking for a Royal Celebration

Quinton looking for a Royal Celebration

Trainer Ron Quinton is looking to three-year-old Royal Celebration to step up to the plate at Randwick ...
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U S Navy Flag after redemption in Manikato

U S Navy Flag after redemption in Manikato

U S Navy Flag is one of four sprinters leading Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien is set to run in the ...
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John Allen appeals severity of riding ban

John Allen appeals severity of riding ban

Jockey John Allen has appealed the severity of an eight-meeting careless riding suspension incurred on Geelong Cup day ...
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Hey Doc wins the G1 Manikato

A guide to the Group One Manikato Stakes

Run on the eve of the Cox Plate, the Manikato Stakes will showcase 14 of the best sprinters in the ...
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Pitman given the green light

Pitman given the green light

A cautiously excited Michael Pitman has been given the green light from his surgeon to travel to Melbourne on Friday ...
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Cox Plate 2018 news: Benbatl better backed than Winx

Cox Plate 2018 news: Benbatl better backed than Winx

GODOLPHIN gun Benbatl is more popular with online bookmaker Sportsbet punters than Winx to win Saturday’s Cox Plate. The wondermare ...
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Graduation night for Poon at Happy Valley, Teetan keeps on Blitzing

Graduation night for Poon at Happy Valley, Teetan keeps on Blitzing

Matthew Poon went into tonight’s (24 October) eight-race Happy Valley card hunting for one win to graduate from the apprentice ...
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Key facts about the Cox Plate

Key facts about the Cox Plate

The Cox Plate has attracted champion racehorses since it was first run in 1922 and this year is no exception, ...
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Irish horse Latrobe out of Melbourne Cup

Irish horse Latrobe out of Melbourne Cup

Irish stayer Latrobe has been ruled out of the Melbourne Cup and is likely to instead to head to the ...
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Melbourne Cup 2018 news: Williams-owned Latrobe out of Cup

Melbourne Cup 2018 news: Williams-owned Latrobe out of Cup

JOSEPH O'Brien-trained Latrobe has been withdrawn from the 2018 Melbourne Cup. Owner Lloyd Williams declared that the 3200m trip was ...
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Penalty lifts Runaway up Cup entry order

Penalty lifts Runaway up Cup entry order

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Runaway has been penalised 1.5kg in the Melbourne Cup following his victory in the ...
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Cox Plate 2018 News: $45k wagered on Benbatl to beat Winx

Cox Plate 2018 News: $45k wagered on Benbatl to beat Winx

EUROPEAN raider Benbatl has been the best backed horse to beat Winx in Saturday's Group 1 Cox Plate after one ...
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Sharrock produces stakes runners at three venues

Sharrock produces stakes runners at three venues

Allan Sharrock is stretching his resources like never before but is hoping for a landmark weekend of success as he ...
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Dirt kickback worry for Lion in Breeders

Dirt kickback worry for Lion in Breeders

Roaring Lion's biggest test in the Breeders' Cup Classic may come from kickback on the dirt surface rather than the ...
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Warwick Farm double for Thompson, Shinn

Warwick Farm double for Thompson, Shinn

Trainer John Thompson and jockey Blake Shinn have combined for a winning Warwick Farm double with Cuba and Our Belisa ...
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Joe Pride-trained duo step up in town

Joe Pride-trained duo step up in town

The Joe Pride-trained Sikhing Glory and So Spirited have won their first metropolitan starts at Warwick Farm ...
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weather with you

Weather For You gets job done at Geelong

Weather For You has finally shed his maiden tag and emerged as a potential Derby contender by winning the Geelong ...
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Reformed Locus gives Edmonds a thrill

Reformed Locus gives Edmonds a thrill

Reformed bad boy Locus has given trainer Toby Edmonds special satisfaction with his first win at Ipswich ...
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Vase next step on Oaks path for Aloisia

Vase next step on Oaks path for Aloisia

Thousand Guineas winner Aloisia takes her next step towards the VRC Oaks when she runs in the Group Two Vase ...
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Vengeur Masque lands Geelong Cup prize

Vengeur Masque lands Geelong Cup prize

A stronger Vengeur Masque has broken through for his first Australian victory with a hard-fought win in the Geelong Cup ...
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Popular wins for Godolphin at Warwick Farm

Popular wins for Godolphin at Warwick Farm

Three-year-old filly Popular has broken her maiden status with victory at Warwick Farm ...
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Michelle Payne to ride in first Cox Plate

Michelle Payne to ride in first Cox Plate

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne is looking forward to riding in the Cox Plate for the first time on the ...
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Tactical Advantage to start for Joe Pride

Tactical Advantage to start for Joe Pride

Former James Cummings-trained gelding Tactical Advantage makes his debut for Joe Pride at Randwick on Saturday ...
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Cabin Fever to boost Heinrich

Cabin Fever to boost Heinrich

Trainer Gillian Heinrich faces more treatment for cancer but first she will watch three-year-old filly Cabin Fever return to racing ...
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Viddora set for another G1 Valley sprint

Viddora set for another G1 Valley sprint

Having finished second in Group One sprints at her past two starts, Viddora will be chasing her first elite level ...
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Chief steward has best position for Winx

Chief steward has best position for Winx

As Winx attempts her third straight Cox Plate at Moonee Valley, Racing Victoria chief steward Terry Bailey will have the ...
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Takedown jumps into action for Filante

Takedown jumps into action for Filante

Trainer Gary Moore has put Group One-winning sprinter Takedown over jumps in a bid to sharpen the gelding up for ...
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Japanese horse Admire Deus has surgery

Japanese horse Admire Deus has surgery

One-time Caulfield Cup favourite Admire Deus, who suffered a serious leg injury in a track gallop, has undergone surgery ...
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Ipswich winner safe after escaping course

Ipswich winner safe after escaping course

After scoring a narrow win at Ipswich, Aristocat has escaped from the swabbing stall into nearby streets ...
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Folkswood ready for Winx in Cox Plate

Folkswood ready for Winx in Cox Plate

Godolphin horse Folkswood has galloped strongly at Werribee as he prepares to tackle Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee ...
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Manikato Stakes tips

Manikato Stakes betting tips, form and odds, Friday October 27

THE Group 1 Manikato Stakes runs this Friday night at Moonee Valley and we have free tips, form and odds ...
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Dale Evans suspended for two months

Dale Evans suspended for two months

Stewards have suspended Queensland jockey Dale Evans for two months for his ride on Dam Wonderful at Rockhampton ...
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1964 Melbourne Cup fetches $140,000

1964 Melbourne Cup fetches $140,000

The 1964 Melbourne Cup, won by New Zealand horse Polo Prince, has fetched $140,300 at auction in Sydney ...
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Craig Williams to ride Wall Of Fire in Cup

Craig Williams to ride Wall Of Fire in Cup

Craig Williams will ride Wall Of Fire for English trainer Hugo Palmer in the Melbourne Cup ...
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Vic Derby winner Tarzino heads off to stud

Vic Derby winner Tarzino heads off to stud

Rosemont Stud is in discussions with a number of studs in New Zealand after announcing the retirement of Victoria Derby ...
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Waller to be well represented in G1 mile

Waller to be well represented in G1 mile

Trainer Chris Waller is set to have multiple runners in the Group One Cantala Stakes including last start Epsom Handicap ...
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RV to expand racehorse retirement program

RV to expand racehorse retirement program

Racing Victoria has released its equine welfare strategy, saying the focus is on improving racehorses' welfare before, during and after ...
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1992 Caulfield Cup winner Mannerism dies

1992 Caulfield Cup winner Mannerism dies

The 1992 Caulfield Cup-winning mare Mannerism has died at the age of 29 ...
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Oceanographer added to Lexus field

Oceanographer added to Lexus field

Godolphin stayer Oceanographer is a late nomination for the Lexus Stakes, the last chance for a guaranteed Melbourne Cup berth ...
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First Seal to rejoin G1 winners' list

First Seal to rejoin G1 winners’ list

First Seal is ready to rejoin the Group One honour roll in the Myer Classic after an injury-plagued two years ...
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James Cummings delays Derby decision

James Cummings delays Derby decision

Trainer James Cummings has not yet decided whether both his Victoria Derby contenders will run in the Classic ...
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Whispering Brook back on track for Myer

Whispering Brook back on track for Myer

Perth trainer Simon Miller hopes Whispering Brook can become the first filly to win the Group One Myer Classic on ...
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Cranbourne pair shaping for Group One dash

Cranbourne pair shaping for Group One dash

Ocean Embers and We've Got This will use a Group Two sprint at Flemington as a potential lead-in to the ...
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Gollan-trained horses facing Sydney test

Gollan-trained horses facing Sydney test

Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan will test exciting three-year-old Il Riccio at Rosehill after his 10-length win at Ipswich on debut ...
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Williams back from suspension at Bendigo

Williams back from suspension at Bendigo

Craig Williams has chosen to take rides at the Bendigo Cup meeting after spending more than a week on the ...
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Snowden weighs up options for Capitalist

Snowden weighs up options for Capitalist

Capitalist has had a look at the straight course at Flemington in a gallop in preparation for a Group One ...
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So Si Bon recovers well for Derby tilt

So Si Bon recovers well for Derby tilt

After teaming with Polanski, Hugh Bowman and Robbie Laing will chase a second Victoria Derby, this time with So Si ...
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Trailblazers of horse racing honoured

Trailblazers of horse racing honoured

Women trailblazers in horse racing have been honoured at the MCG ...
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Trailblazers of horse racing honoured

Trailblazers of horse racing honoured

Women trailblazers in horse racing have been honoured at the MCG ...
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Sugar Bay Leonard fighting fit for C'bury

Sugar Bay Leonard fighting fit for C’bury

Trainer Joe Pride says if Sugar Bay Leonard's trackwork is an indication he should score an easy win at Canterbury ...
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Oliver loses bid to ride on Derby Day

Oliver loses bid to ride on Derby Day

Jockey Damien Oliver will not be back until Melbourne Cup day after losing a bid to cut his reckless riding ...
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Williams, Bowman pick up Oliver G1 rides

Williams, Bowman pick up Oliver G1 rides

Craig Williams rides Highlad in the Victoria Derby and Hugh Bowman will be aboard Flying Artie in the Coolmore Stakes ...
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Oliver to miss Victoria Derby meeting

Oliver to miss Victoria Derby meeting

Jockey Damien Oliver will not be back until Melbourne Cup day after losing a bid to cut his reckless riding ...
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Waller explains decision to spell Winx

Waller explains decision to spell Winx

Winx has been treated with antibiotics for a minor leg abrasion, making the decision to send the champion mare for ...
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Kissick out for a year with back fracture

Kissick out for a year with back fracture

Country jockey John Kissick will be sidelined for at least a year following a vertebra fracture he suffered after falling ...
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Dual Derby winner Harzand retired to stud

Dual Derby winner Harzand retired to stud

English and Irish Derby winner Harzand has been retired to stand at the Aga Khan's Gilltown Stud ...
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Oliver's Derby Day hopes rest with judge

Oliver’s Derby Day hopes rest with judge

A judge will decide if Damien Oliver's 20-meeting suspension for reckless riding stands or if he can return to ride ...
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