Horse Racing History: This Day In Race 5th October

Today 5th 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.


Damien Oliver

Oliver confident despite Caulfield Guineas draw for Anamoe

Caulfield Guineas favourite Anamoe has come up with barrier 15 in Saturday’s $2 million race, but jockey Damien Oliver is ...
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Doomben best bets

Doomben racing tips, odds & quaddie | Wednesday, October 6

HorseBetting’s Queensland racing expert brings you his best bets, value pick and quaddie numbers for the seven-race metropolitan meeting at ...
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Rosehill betting tips

Rosehill betting preview & quaddie tips | October 6, 2021

HorseBetting's NSW racing expert brings you his best bets and quaddie selections for the eight-race card at Rosehill Gardens on ...
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Sale betting tips, value bets & quaddie | Wednesday, October 6

Sale betting tips, value bets & quaddie | Wednesday, October 6

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the bumper nine-race card at Sale ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 5, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 5, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees three meetings being held on this Tuesday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Rhinoceros

Browne stable continues golden run

Cambridge trainers David and Emma-Lee Browne’s golden run in Melbourne continued over the weekend when Rhinoceros added another win to ...
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Providenceprovides

Asano continues upward trajectory

Apprentice jockey Kozzi Asano charged up the leading jockeys’ table when landing five winners at Riccarton on Saturday, with his ...
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Donald racing tips

Donald racing preview & best bets – Tuesday, 6 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and quaddie numbers for Tuesday's eight-card at Donald in northwestern Victoria ...
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Goulburn & District Racing Club

Goulburn racing tips & value bets – Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Six races are set down for judgement on what is forecasted to be a damp spring afternoon in the NSW ...
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Bowman Out To Make His Mark In Melbourne

Bowman Out To Make His Mark In Melbourne

Hugh Bowman is hoping his decision to forgo some plum spring rides in Sydney will pay dividends when he partners ...
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Cherry Tortoni

Cherry Tortoni Ready For Guineas Clash

Trainer Patrick Payne couldn't be happier with Cherry Tortoni going into the Caulfield Guineas but he rates rival Glenfiddich as ...
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Alligator Blood

Crunch Time Looms For Alligator Blood

Trainer David Vandyke will have a clearer picture of how well Alligator Blood's spring campaign is tracking when he tackles ...
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Excellent Proposal

Derby aspirant Excellent Proposal scores rousing victory at Sha Tin

Rising star Excellent Proposal made a big statement with an impressive win in the Class 2 Chek Lap Kok Handicap ...
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Echuca Racing Club

Echuca racing tips & quaddie picks – Monday, 5 October 2020

An eight-race card is set down for judgement at Echuca to kick off another star-studded week of spring racing in ...
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Beaudesert Race Club

Beaudesert racing tips & best bets – Monday, 5 October 2020

Nine races head to Beaudesert on Monday for the Queen's Birthday holiday in Queensland ...
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Jennifer Eccles

Different complexion for Livamol Classic

The final field for the last Group 1 event of the Hastings spring carnival, the Group 1 Livamol Classic (2040m) ...
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Canterbury racing tips

Canterbury racing tips & value bets – Monday, 5 October 2020

The Labour Day public holiday in NSW brings an eight-race card at Canterbury to the fore, with perfect spring conditions ...
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Hello It’s Me

Hello It’s Me retired

Group 2 winner Hello It’s Me has been retired after missing a run at Te Rapa on Friday following a ...
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Riodini

Golden Eagle target ideal for Riodini

A gallant effort for third by Kiwi-bred galloper Riodini in Saturday’s Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) gave co-owner and breeder ...
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Magic Wonder

Records smashed in Ellerslie jumping features

The winners of the two jumping features at Ellerslie smashed the existing track record on their way to convincing victories ...
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Jockey Luke Currie suspended at Flemington

Jockey Luke Currie suspended at Flemington

Luke Currie will miss the ride on Lyre in the Thousand Guineas unless he successfully appeals the severity of a ...
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Moonlight Maid

Moonlight Maid gives Freedman stakes win

Young Ballarat trainer Mitchell Freedman has claimed his first stakes win with Moonlight Maid taking out the Group Two Edward ...
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Paul Gallen deflated after Epsom second

Paul Gallen deflated after Epsom second

Te Akau Shark's part-owner Paul Gallen admits his Epsom Handicap second is a bitter pill to swallow ...
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Surprise Baby books spot in Melbourne Cup

Surprise Baby books spot in Melbourne Cup

The Paul Preusker-trained Surprise Baby has firmed into favouritism for the Melbourne Cup after winning The Bart Cummings to book ...
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Band Of Brothers

O’Sullivan’s star-studded Sunday

Paul O’Sullivan heads into Sunday’s meeting with seven entries across six races, the highlights being emerging talents Band Of Brothers ...
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Come Play With Me

Waller sets Group 1 record with Metrop win

Chris Waller has had one of his most significant days on a racetrack, winning six of the nine races at ...
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King Of Hearts

Cruz believes King has found his Heart

King Of Hearts (118lb) put first-season blues behind him with a breakthrough Hong Kong win first-up this season, boosting trainer ...
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Kings Will Dream

Kings Will Dream wins the Turnbull Stakes

Kings Will Dream has completed a remarkable comeback to racing with his win in the Group One Turnbull Stakes at ...
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Glen Boss

Kolding wins Epsom for Waller/Boss combo

Kolding has delivered on his promise with victory over Te Akau Shark in the Epsom Handicap for trainer Chris Waller ...
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True Enough

Fresh True Enough takes Spring Sprint

Talented Cambridge galloper True Enough has made the perfect start to a new campaign, scoring a smart first-up win in ...
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Sunlight

Sunlight shines brightest in Group 2 Gilgai

Everest contenders Sunlight and Santa Ana Lane have finished first and second in the Gilgai Stakes in their final lead-up ...
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Winning Ways

Qld Oaks heroine returns to Winning Ways

Winning Ways has made a triumphant return to form following a bleeding ban to take out the Lexus Spring Cup ...
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Come Play With Me wins Group 1 Metropolitan

Come Play With Me wins Group 1 Metropolitan

Come Play With Me has capped a stellar day for leading trainer Chris Waller with his win in the $750,000 ...
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Melody Belle

Melody Belle makes history in Livamol

Megastar Melody Belle earned two slices of New Zealand racing history on Saturday with another commanding performance in the Group ...
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Verry Elleegant

Verry Elleegant back in mix for Plate, Cup

Chris Waller will weigh up whether to head to the Cox Plate or Caulfield Cup with Verry Elleegant after she ...
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Kolding comes of age in Epsom Hcp victory

Kolding comes of age in Epsom Hcp victory

The Chris Waller-trained Kolding has confirmed his promise with a heart-stopping win in the $1 million Epsom Handicap at Randwick ...
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Catalyst

Scintillating Guineas win for Catalyst

Catalyst continued his dominance of spring three-year-old racing with another breathtaking performance in Saturday’s Group 2 Sacred Falls Hawke’s Bay ...
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Warning

Warning fires claims for Victoria Derby

Warning has had his price slashed for the Victoria Derby at Flemington after racing to an impressive win in the ...
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Brutal

Brutal stakes big claim for Everest slot

Doncaster Mile winner Brutal has confused the Everest picture by beating a couple of leading contenders in the Premiere Stakes ...
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Haut Brion Her

Stakes win in Melbourne for Haut Brion Her

The talented Chris Waller-trained mare Haut Brion Her has claimed her first Melbourne win and first Group race success in ...
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Funstar

Funstar delivers Waller maiden Group 1 Flight

Chris Waller has been drawn to make comparisons with Winx after Funstar trounced her Group One rivals in the Flight ...
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Taraayef

Fresh Taraayef scores tough Flemington win

Freshened after two unplaced runs at The Valley, Taraayef has fought off Hawker Hurricane to win the Listed Poseidon Stakes ...
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Dealmaker

Dealmaker breaks through for second win

Dealmaker has won the Gow Gates Handicap at Randwick for trainer Chris Waller, 481 days after the gelding had his ...
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Funstar wins the Group One Flight Stakes

Funstar wins the Group One Flight Stakes

Funstar has posted her first Group One win, claiming the $500,000 Flight Stakes over 1600m at Randwick ...
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Rich Itch

Rich Itch wins Listed Paris Lane Stakes

The Shawn Mathrick-trained Rich Itch has overhauled leader Romancer to win the Listed Paris Lane Stakes at Flemington over 1400m ...
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Every Rose

Waller, Newnham draw first blood with 2YOs

Global Quest has jumped to the top of Golden Slipper markets with a professional win in the Breeders' Stakes at ...
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Baccarat Baby

Baccarat Baby earns Group 1 Melbourne campaign

Baccarat Baby will join stablemate Alligator Blood on a Group One mission in Melbourne after the mare scored a first-up ...
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Mildred

Mildred unbeaten up Flemington straight

Mildred has added the Listed Maribyrnong Trial Stakes to her debut win to remain unbeaten in her two starts at ...
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Gotta Kiss stakes early claim for Millions

Gotta Kiss stakes early claim for Millions

The Magic Milliions 2YO Classic will be the aim for classy filly Gotta Kiss after she scored a dominant win ...
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Tim Clarke and Oohood.

Oohood wins the Group One Flight Stakes

Oohood has won the Group One Flight Stakes, the final and most important leg of Sydney racing's Princess Series ...
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Stranded spring internationals coping well

Stranded spring internationals coping well

The international contingent horses stuck in Sharjah are coping well after a delay caused by damage to their cargo plane ...
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Mickey eyes maiden G1 after Randwick win

Mickey eyes maiden G1 after Randwick win

The David Hayes-trained Mickey Blue Eyes is on the rise as a potential stayer after winning the Dulcify Quality at ...
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Freedman sprinters go one-two in Premiere

Freedman sprinters go one-two in Premiere

Santa Ana Lane and Shoals have run one-two in an upset result in the Premiere Stakes at Randwick, a precursor ...
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Lockwood reaches new Heights with Fiery

Lockwood reaches new Heights with Fiery

Trainer Barry Lockwood is chasing the Brisbane summer carnival with Fiery Heights after the sprinter's win at Doomben ...
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Ace High on target for Cups after WFA win

Ace High on target for Cups after WFA win

The David Payne-trained Ace High has shown he is on target for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups with victory over ...
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Sam Frost announced as Everest ambassador

Sam Frost announced as Everest ambassador

Home and Away star Sam Frost has been announced as this year's Everest race ambassador ...
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Spring internationals

Spring internationals

The international contingent horses stuck in Sharjah are coping well after a delay caused by damage to their cargo plane ...
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Bonneval set for the retirement barn

Bonneval set for the retirement barn

The curtain has come down on the outstanding racing career of dual New Zealand Horse of the Year Bonneval and ...
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Chautauqua colours in money at Mornington

Chautauqua colours in money at Mornington

Midoriyama has carried the famous colours of retired sprinter Chautauqua to success in a restricted race at Mornington ...
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Catch Me impressive in Gimcrack Stakes win

Catch Me impressive in Gimcrack Stakes win

Catch Me is likely to be aimed at the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes after winning the Group Three Gimcrack ...
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Tax revenue put into racing infrastructure

Tax revenue put into racing infrastructure

Revenue from a new point of consumption tax in Queensland will be directed towards infrastructure ...
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Racing Queensland posts $1.2 million loss

Racing Queensland posts $1.2 million loss

Racing Queensland has recorded a $1.2 million company loss for the past financial year ...
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Attempted raceday treatment earns a ban

Attempted raceday treatment earns a ban

A trainer has been disqualified following the attempted race day treatment of three horses that resulted in their scratching from ...
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Quinton avoids penalty in cobalt case

Quinton avoids penalty in cobalt case

Sydney trainer Ron Quinton has been found guilty, but has avoided a penalty after Boss Lane and Imanui were found ...
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The Spring Champion Stakes at a glance

The Spring Champion Stakes at a glance

Take a look back at the history of Saturday's Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick and the talking points ahead of ...
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Randwick racing tips for May 29

Randwick Spring Champion Stakes Day odds, tips & bookie bonuses

THE self-anointed "most glamorous race day of the 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival" is here as Randwick plays host to the ...
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Slow build-up continues for Dream Finnish

Slow build-up continues for Dream Finnish

Trainer Michael Nolan will take another slow step to get mare Dream Finnish out to a middle distance at the ...
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Cummings making no promises for Tally

Cummings making no promises for Tally

Godolphin's head Australian trainer James Cummings says Tally has trained well as he heads into the Bart Cummings ...
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A rundown of Flemington's Turnbull Stakes

A rundown of Flemington’s Turnbull Stakes

All the key facts and talking points ahead of Saturday's Group One Turnbull Stakes at Flemington, where Winx is aiming ...
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Skyfire trainer backs G1 debut facing Winx

Skyfire trainer backs G1 debut facing Winx

Mornington trainer Amy Johnston has defended her decision to run lowly rated gelding Skyfire against Winx in the Group One ...
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Waller expects improvement from Tangled

Waller expects improvement from Tangled

Chris Waller is confident Group Two-winning colt Tangled can continue to emerge from a form slump in the Spring Champion ...
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Times tell the story for Cooroi Chase

Times tell the story for Cooroi Chase

Trainer Peter Hulbert has put aside his disappointment at Cooroi Chase's first-up defeat after studying sectional times for the race ...
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The Quarterback to make Flemington return

The Quarterback to make Flemington return

The 2016 Newmarket Handicap winner The Quarterback will make his season return in the Group Two Gilgai Stakes on the ...
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La Diosa

Late call for Cuneen to pair with La Diosa

DUAL group one winning jockey Racha Cuneen has moved from standby jockey into the prime seat as he reunites with ...
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Cups King opened a wonderland for Wendy

Cups King opened a wonderland for Wendy

Flemington Racecourse is now home to a permanent display of 149 trophies and awards won by the Cups king Bart ...
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Gift Of Power

Rogerson stable ready for 1000 Guineas

TRAINING duo Graeme and Debbie Rogerson are planning an attacking the opening fillies’ classic of the season armed with multiple ...
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Observational gearing up for Perth trip

Observational gearing up for Perth trip

Trainer John Sadler is eyeing two Group One races in Perth with Observational who begins his campaign in the Paris ...
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Savapinski faces step up in class

Savapinski faces step up in class

The lightly raced Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained mare Savapinski will make the progression to black-type racing in the Angst ...
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Winx vs Humidor in Turnbull Stakes

Turnbull Stakes head-to-head betting – Winx vs. Humidor tips

FLEMINGTON is abuzz this week as the mighty mare Winx makes its debut on the hallowed turf. Racing for the ...
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Spencer to ride Brave Smash in Everest

Spencer to ride Brave Smash in Everest

Experienced international jockey Jamie Spencer has been confirmed as the rider of Brave Smash in the $10 million Everest at ...
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Michael Cahill gets top ride for Page

Michael Cahill gets top ride for Page

Michael Cahill will ride the Helen Page-trained two-year-old Brinkmanship at the Gold Coast after Luke Dittman elected to ride Rains ...
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Winx out to stretch winning streak

Winx out to stretch winning streak

For jockey Hugh Bowman, the expectation and hype surrounding Winx's stunning winning streak is something he can't ignore ...
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Champion mare Winx relaxed in Melbourne

Champion mare Winx relaxed in Melbourne

Connections of champion Winx are delighted with the way the mare has settled into her Melbourne base ahead of the ...
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Flemington racing tips for Anzac Day 2021

Turnbull Stakes tips with full card form and odds, October 7

AFTER 30 starts for 24 wins and almost $15 million in stake money, champion mare Winx will make its first ...
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Bowman tests possible Cup ride at Werribee

Bowman tests possible Cup ride at Werribee

Hugh Bowman has ridden Red Cardinal in a track gallop at Werribee, testing the stayer as a possible mount in ...
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Kelly Doughty

Not just a shot at the stumps for Cabeirian in the BRMM Handicap

PUNTERS could see Cabeirian entered in the $100,000 BRMM Handicap at Randwick on Saturday and think its connections are having ...
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Moonee Valley tips for January 15 2021

Moonee Valley night racing free tips, form and odds, October 6

FEATURE racing from Moonee Valley takes a break this week, but the popular race track still has a quality eight-race ...
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Harry heads entries for Champions Sprint

Harry heads entries for Champions Sprint

The worlds highest-ranked sprinter, Harry Angel, heads the 25 nominations for the British Champions Sprint ...
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Winx prepares for G1 Turnbull Stakes

Winx prepares for G1 Turnbull Stakes

Winx has had a gallop on the steeple grass at Flemington in preparation for the Group One Turnbull Stakes ...
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Apprentice jocks Jennings, Panya suspended

Apprentice jocks Jennings, Panya suspended

Apprentice jockeys Koby Jennings and Deanne Panya have been suspended for careless riding over separate incidents at Canterbury ...
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80-year-old Mills trains rare city winner

80-year-old Mills trains rare city winner

Trainer David Mills, 80, has won a midweek race at Canterbury with the sole horse in his stable, Satirical Magic ...
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Payne switches from Randwick to Caulfield

Payne switches from Randwick to Caulfield

After being told she couldn't ride at Randwick, Michelle Payne has picked up a ride in a Group Two race ...
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No Smoking Aces bribe by Nikolic: Zahra

No Smoking Aces bribe by Nikolic: Zahra

Mark Zahra says he has never felt intimidated by Danny Nikolic nor been frightened of his fellow jockey ...
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2016 Caulfield Guineas

2016 Caulfield Guineas betting guide, form and free tips

THIS Saturday at Caulfield is one of those days punters circle in their calendars and load up the accounts for ...
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He's Our Rokki ready for Group One assault

He’s Our Rokki ready for Group One assault

He's Our Rokki will be shooting for his fifth straight win when he chases his biggest win in the Toorak ...
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Suspenders edges back-to-back midweek wins

Suspenders edges back-to-back midweek wins

Suspenders has overcome a 62kg impost to win back-to-back midweek races in a photo finish at Canterbury ...
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Dalziel excited about Harlow Gold

Dalziel excited about Harlow Gold

Harlow Gold is the current VRC Oaks favourite and her syndicator Wylie Dalziel hopes the filly can take out the ...
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Zahra says no bribe from Nikolic

Zahra says no bribe from Nikolic

Jockey Mark Zahra says he has never felt petrified of Danny Nikolic nor felt intimidated by his fellow rider ...
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Thunder back down under

Thunder back down under

Thunder Fantasy is ready to rumble when he makes race return at Randwick after going to Hong Kong and back ...
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2016 Cox Plate

2016 Cox Plate betting guide: Winx vs. Hartnell stats and tips

THE showdown that every horse racing fan wants to see might actually happen in the 2016 Cox Plate on October ...
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Small Caulfield Stakes field suits Bowman

Small Caulfield Stakes field suits Bowman

Champion mare Winx faces two opponents in the Caulfield Stakes which jockey Hugh Bowman says makes his job much easier ...
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Maiden Khartoum gets Spring Champ shot

Maiden Khartoum gets Spring Champ shot

Trainer Pat Carey has one eye on autumn's three-year-old staying features with Spring Champion Stakes contender Khartoum ...
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Nikolic 'didn't know' about Hayson bet ban

Nikolic ‘didn’t know’ about Hayson bet ban

Jockey Danny Nikolic says a newspaper report that he bets alongside controversial Sydney figure Eddie Hayson is not a fair ...
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So Si Bon no roughie in Caulfield Guineas

So Si Bon no roughie in Caulfield Guineas

So Si Bon may be a $51 outsider in the Caulfield Guineas but his trainer Robbie Laing thinks he's a ...
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Field of 13 to line up in Toorak Handicap

Field of 13 to line up in Toorak Handicap

Bon Aurum will be chasing a Group One handicap double at Caulfield when he tackles the Toorak Handicap ...
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Yankee Rose among Champion acceptors

Yankee Rose among Champion acceptors

Yankee Rose, the only filly in the race, is the early favourite for the Group One Spring Champion Stakes at ...
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Winx to face two rivals at Caulfield

Winx to face two rivals at Caulfield

Black Heart Bart and He Or She are the only two horses to take on champion mare Winx in the ...
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Winx gets a good look at Caulfield

Winx gets a good look at Caulfield

Winx has had a leisurely look at Caulfield and its surrounds ahead of the Caulfield Stakes ...
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