Horse Racing History: This day in Racing 12th January

This day 12th January 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.


Peter Moody makes highest purchase of Magic Millions Sales day 1

Peter Moody makes highest purchase of Magic Millions Sales day 1

It was eventful afternoon at Day 1 of the 2022 Gold Coast Magic Millions Sales, with Peter Moody purchasing the ...
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Perfect Mission "Cherry Ripe" ahead of Magic Millions 2YO Classic

Perfect Mission “Cherry Ripe” ahead of Magic Millions 2YO Classic

Michael Costa tells HorseBetting that his sole runner in Saturday’s Magic Millions Two-Year-Old Classic is “cherry ripe”. Perfect Mission heads ...
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I'm Thunderstruck wins at Moonee Valley

I’m Thunderstruck dual favourite for the 2022 All Star Mile

A total of 77 horses have been nominated for the 2022 $5 million All-Star Mile, which will be run at ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | January 12, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | January 12, 2022

Six horse racing meetings are scheduled around the country today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections here ...
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Pakenham betting tips, value bets & quaddie picks | January 13

Pakenham betting tips, value bets & quaddie picks | January 13

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the eight-race card at Pakenham Racecourse on Thursday, January 13, 2022. See all ...
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Doomben preview

Doomben tips , value bets & quaddie picks | Wednesday, 12/01/22

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Doomben races held on Wednesday, January 12 2022. See all the top ...
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Joyful Win

Joyful Win goes for three in a row at Happy Valley

Bidding for a hat-trick of wins and a fifth overall – Joyful Win has hit career-best form and he’s got ...
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Bella Luce

Clotworthys chasing Karaka riches

Fresh from a great start to 2022, Shaun and Emma Clotworthy could have up to three runners seeking big prizes ...
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Odeum

Caulfield Top Racing Tips & Value Bets | Wednesday, 13 January

Horsebetting.com.au brings you all the top horse racing tips, value bets and quadrella selections at Caulfield on Wednesday the 13th ...
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Vella Hoping To Blaze A Derby Trail

Vella Hoping To Blaze A Derby Trail

Respected horseman Matthew Vella is thrilled with how Blazing A Trail has returned to work. He's identified the Queensland Derby ...
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Warwick Farm tips 13/1

Warwick Farm best bets and free tips, Jan 13 NSW Preview

What Warwick Farm Races Where Warwick Farm Racecourse , Governor Macquarie Drive, Warwick Farm NSW 2170 When Wednesday, January 13, ...
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Rockhampton horse betting tips for 13/1/2021

Rockhampton racing tips and best bets | January 13 QLD Preview

What Rockhampton Races Where Callaghan Park, Reaney St, Rockhampton QLD 4701 When Wednesday, January 13, 2021 First Race 11:56am AEST ...
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Finance Tycoon

Tycoon’s Millions Bid Takes Hit With Draw

Although Finance Tycoon has drawn badly Ben Hayes believes he has the speed to overcome it and end Lindsay Park's ...
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Strathalbyn tips and best bets for January 13

Strathalbyn racing tips, best bets & quaddie selections | 13/1

What Strathalbyn Races Where Strathalnyn Racing Club, LOT 1 Dry Plains Rd, Strathalbyn SA 5255 When Wednesday, January 13, 2021 ...
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Punt Drunk : Magic Millions Final Field Is Out And What A Day!

Punt Drunk : Magic Millions Final Field Is Out And What A Day!

Punt Drunk Daily News - Tuesday, January 12 2021 Tuesday you strange unit, how the bloody hell are you? Tuesday ...
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War Decree

War Decree to fly southern flag at Karaka

Inglewood Stud moves into a new era this year with the first yearlings by War Decree going through the sale ...
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Mamma Sans

Cunneen records maiden training victory

Riccarton trainer Meg Cunneen broke through to record her first victory when Mamma Sans won the Alex Hayward/Noel Wafer Pow ...
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Chad Ormsby

Ormsby sidelined following rodeo incident

Riding horses may be how Chad Ormsby makes his living, but it is riding bulls that is his biggest passion ...
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Maria Farina

Stakes targets beckon promising filly

Maria Farina kept her unbeaten record intact at Ellerslie on Sunday in the Blue Bubble Taxis 1200 and now a ...
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Vega One

Gollan dominates summer carnival

Leading Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan has exceeded his own expectations while dominating the Queensland summer carnival ...
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Standout

Ryan looking to Standout to deliver

Trainer Gerald Ryan has been active at the Magic Millions sale and is also looking ahead with established colts Standout ...
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Away Game

Maher a fan of Millions women’s bonus

The Ciaron Maher stable has again been the beneficiary of the Magic Millions bonus for all-female syndicates ...
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Conqueror

James McDonald to ride Conqueror in NZ

Sydney-based James McDonald has been booked to ride Conqueror in the Karaka Million 3YO Classic at Ellerslie ...
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The Candy Man

The Candy Man headed towards the Doncaster

Popular grey The Candy Man will have a break before being prepared for the Doncaster Mile in the Sydney autumn ...
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Gold Coast Turf Club

Gold Coast club handles extraordinary day

The Gold Coast Turf Club is happy with the way it handled an extraordinary situation on Magic Millions day ...
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Not An Option

Pike gearing up for Karaka assault

As he puts the finishing touches on star juvenile Not An Option’s bid for the $1m Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) ...
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Nowa racing called off because of poor air

Nowa racing called off because of poor air

Hazardous air quality as the result of bushfires has forced officials to call off the Nowra race meeting on the ...
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Magic Millions

Magic Millions Book One closes on a high

The premium catalogue for the Magic Millions yearling sale at the Gold Coast has produced record trading ...
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Michael Chang

Chang’s long-awaited brace

Michael Chang saddled his first double since 22 February, 2018 when Winning Together and Golden Four went back-to-back in races ...
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Farhh Above

Whyte’s young prospects shine

Douglas Whyte’s success with his young stock continued with wins yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 11 January) at Sha Tin for his ...
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Preciousship

Preciousship prevails but Columbus County bolts into Classic reckoning

Preciousship (123lb) continued his rich recent form and kept trainer Ricky Yiu ticking along at the top of the premiership ...
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MM runner-up Dubious gets consolation

MM runner-up Dubious gets consolation

Magic Millions 2YO Classic runner-up Dubious has picked up a $325,000 bonus for his all-female owners syndicate ...
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Chauffeur salutes at first start for Weir

Chauffeur salutes at first start for Weir

Well-bred Chauffeur has sprinted to victory at Flemington in his first start since being transferred to the Darren Weir stable ...
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Apprentice Dolan uses weight to advantage

Apprentice Dolan uses weight to advantage

Apprentice Robbie Dolan has used his weight to advantage on Single Bullet to beat Jungle Edge in the Summer Sprint ...
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redouble

Bjorn Baker ends Millions day on a high

Redouble completed a memorable day for Bjorn Baker when he landed some big bets to win the Magic Millions Cup ...
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Manolo Blahniq scores in Chester Manifold

Manolo Blahniq scores in Chester Manifold

The Tony Noonan-trained Manolo Blahniq has claimed his first Australian stakes win with victory in the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes ...
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Godolphin filly wins Magic Millions 2YO

Godolphin filly wins Magic Millions 2YO

Godolphin has won its first race at a Magic Millions carnival with Exhilarates claiming the 2YO Classic in outstanding fashion ...
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Boomsara wins Magic Millions 3YO Guineas

Boomsara wins Magic Millions 3YO Guineas

Chris Munce has experienced his greatest moment as a trainer with Boomsara scoring a thrilling win in the Magic Millions ...
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Madison County wins second G1

Madison County wins second G1

Madison County has overcome difficulties to claim the Levin Classic at Trentham, his second Group One victory ...
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Invincibella could chase Magic hat-trick

Invincibella could chase Magic hat-trick

Trainer Chris Waller concedes he is tempted to set Invincibella for a third straight Magic Millions Fillies and Mares race ...
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Fresh is best for Baker's Egyptian Symbol

Fresh is best for Baker’s Egyptian Symbol

Bjorn Baker believes he's finally found the key to Egyptian Symbol after the mare produced a barnstorming finish to win ...
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Eurell has Guineas aspirations for O'Tauto

Eurell has Guineas aspirations for O’Tauto

Lightly raced O'Tauto is likely to be given his chance to progress towards the Australian Guineas after a hard-fought win ...
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Tumultuous goes back to back in $1m Trophy

Tumultuous goes back to back in $1m Trophy

Tumultuous has become the third horse to win back-to-back Magic Millions Trophies on the Gold Coast ...
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Linda Meech creates history at Randwick

Linda Meech creates history at Randwick

Linda Meech has become the first dual licence holder to ride in Sydney and has made it count with victory ...
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Carnival goals ahead for Chapter And Verse

Carnival goals ahead for Chapter And Verse

Winter carnival goals including a possible Stradbroke Handicap mission are on the drawing board for Magic Millions QTIS Open winner ...
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Silentz makes it back-to-back city wins

Silentz makes it back-to-back city wins

The Darren Weir-trained Silentz has made it back-to-back city victories, overhauling So Si Bon in the straight to win over ...
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Griffin lands Country Cup on roughie

Griffin lands Country Cup on roughie

Gold Coast jockey Dan Griffin has displayed his class with a win on outsider Mr Markou in the Magic Millions ...
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Microphone wins on debut at Flemington

Microphone wins on debut at Flemington

Godolphin-owned two-year-old colt Microphone has got the job done on debut, racing to a narrow win over Pretty Brazen at ...
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Terminology too smart in Magic Maiden

Terminology too smart in Magic Maiden

Promising filly Terminology has continued the domination of Sydney horses in the Magic Millions Maiden with a comprehensive win on ...
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Tribal Conquest top of the weights for Sunday's Abu Dhabi feature

Tribal Conquest top of the weights for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi feature

Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club stage their first meeting of 2019 on Sunday, a six-race card highlighted by the only Thoroughbred ...
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Crag Williams

Craig Williams splits with manager and heads to Hong Kong

Craig Williams has had a busy day. Williams announced earlier today that he will split with long term manager Mark ...
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Ruthven

Tommy Berry bullish about Ruthven prep after trial

Group 1 Queensland Derby winner Ruthven, one of the big names in John Moore’s four-year-old team, ran home a solid ...
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Exultant

Hooded questions remain for Exultant in Hong kong Classic Mile

Exultant heads towards Sunday week’s (21 January) Hong Kong Classic Mile as one of the lead protagonists but with a ...
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Egyptian Symbol

Egyptian Symbol relaxed and ready for Magic Millions Snippets

Jockey Jason Collett says Egyptian Symbol has never been so laid back ahead of the Magic Millions Snippets, thanks to ...
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Jess Taylor

Jess Taylor takes over on Kawaikini due to Kathy O’Hara suspension

Kathy O'Hara's suspension has given Jess Taylor an opportunity on Kawaikini for Warwick Farm trainer Jason Coyle at Randwick ...
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Goodfella winning at Randwick

More mature Goodfella for Magic Millions Guineas than last year

Travel has helped mature Goodfella who is set to continue trainer Bjorn Baker's good run in feature Queensland races in ...
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Classic Emperor

Trainer Chris So confident Classic Emperor can switch turf form to dirt

Trainer Chris So hopes that Classic Emperor can continue his progression on dirt and possibly open up more options for ...
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Luke Currie has confidence in Sunlight in Magic Millions Classic

Luke Currie has confidence in Sunlight in Magic Millions Classic

Jockey Luke Currie would have preferred a softer barrier draw but is still confident Sunlight can get the job done ...
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Magic Millions absences give apprentice jockeys plenty of metro hopes

Magic Millions absences give apprentice jockeys plenty of metro hopes

With the majority of Sydney's senior jockeys riding at the Magic Millions day on the Gold Coast apprentices can shine ...
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Robert Smerdon

Robert Smerdon & Stuart Webb to stand down from training

Group One-winning trainers Robert Smerdon and Stuart Webb will stand down pending the hearing of multiple charges of race day ...
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Leon MacDonald pair on trial for Tassie stakes races at Flemington

Leon MacDonald pair on trial for Tassie stakes races at Flemington

Stakes races in Tasmania are on the radar for Adelaide stablemates Pretty Punk and Gogo Grace if they can perform ...
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Saint Patricks Day to defy long price in Magic Millions Guineas

Saint Patricks Day to defy long price in Magic Millions Guineas

Trainer Chris Munce believes Saint Patricks Day will be one of the best long shots seen in a major race ...
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Lightz

Greg Lee sees bright future for Lightz

Lightz might not have been able to emulate his Golden Slipper-winning parents but co-trainer Greg Lee believes he can be ...
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Feltre winning

Third time lucky for Feltre in Magic Millions Trophy

Owner Bill Andrews is hoping it will be a case of third time lucky when Feltre tackles the $1 million ...
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Chamois Road

Chester Manifold Stakes next for Chamois Road

Consistent gelding Chamois Road will be chasing his 10th career win and first at Listed level in the Chester Manifold ...
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Long leaf

Pre post favourite Long Leaf out of Karaka Million 2yo race

Pre-post Karaka Million (1200m) favourite Long Leaf is out of the Ellerslie feature. The Victorian youngster earned a $4.50 quote ...
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Magic Millions

Money doesn’t buy success in the Magic Millions

THERE have been numerous stories not only this week, but in the years gone by about prominent owners spending up ...
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Gothenburg

Trainer Danica Guy can’t split Gothenburg or O’Hara in Levin Classic

Danica Guy can’t split her stakes representatives at Trentham on Saturday. The Matamata trainer is chasing her second Group 1 ...
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Is Outback Barbie the forgotten horse in the Magic Millions Classic?

Is Outback Barbie the forgotten horse in the Magic Millions Classic?

Forgotten filly Outback Barbie is primed to upset the more fancied runners in the Magic Millions Two-Year-Old Classic at the ...
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QLD Racing

Racing Queensland put $50,000 in bonuses on offer on Magic Millions day

Jockeys, trainers and owners are all battling for big bonus pay-outs on Magic Millions day at the Gold Coast ...
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Wellington tips & form for Sunday, January 14

Wellington tips & form for Sunday, January 14

WELLINGTON in NSW is hosting racing this Sunday to wind down the weekend. There's plenty of decent runners taking to ...
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Ja Ja Binks

David & Emma-Lee Browne needing change of luck with Ja Ja Binks

A bold run from Ja Ja Binks at Ellerslie on Sunday would put an end to David and Emma-Lee Browne’s ...
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Cranbourne betting

Cranbourne night racing market movers, Friday

PUNTERS love betting on the Cranbourne night races and we have all the market movers available. The pro punters have ...
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Muswellbrook firmers & drifters for Friday, January 12

Muswellbrook firmers & drifters for Friday, January 12

RACING is at Muswellbrook this Friday and the punters seem pumped that the country track is back. There have been ...
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Aspen Lass

Trainer Terri Rae has double shot at Group 3 success at Trentham

Christchurch trainer Terri Rae is no stranger to feature race success at Trentham and she is hoping for further Group ...
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Pierata

Pierata passes 2nd vet inspection – cleared to race in MM Guineas

Short-priced Magic Millions Guineas favourite Pierata has passed a second veterinary test to confirm his place in the $2 million ...
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Port MM

Port Macquarie betting moves, Friday January 12

PORT MACQUARIE hosts eight races on Friday and the professional punters have made their early bets. We have all the ...
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Tasmanian Guineas market movers, Friday January 12

Tasmanian Guineas market movers, Friday January 12

IT is Tasmanian Guineas Day in Hobart on Friday and the punters seem excited ahead of the first event. There's ...
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Hamilton market movers for Friday, January 12

Hamilton market movers for Friday, January 12

HAMILTON racing returns for the first time in 2018 and the punters are going to be our best guide for ...
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Hayes, Hayes and Dabernig

Lindsay Park to start Nasaayim as favourite in Flemington debut

Lindsay Park-trained debutante Nasaayim is the early favourite to make a winning start to her career in a race for ...
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Wagga MM

Wagga market movers, Friday January 12

THERE have been some big betting moves at Wagga on Friday. We have all the firmers and drifters for the ...
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Anthemoessa & Matt Cumani

Anthemoessa secures flight & arrives on Gold Coast for Magic Millions

Trainer Matt Cumani is looking to have his first Magic Millions Classic runner after Anthemoessa finally got on a flight ...
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Ballarat tips for May 30 2021

Sunday racing tips and form for Ballarat, January 14

BALLARAT is one of our favourite venues to punt at on Sunday's and there's nine races to enjoy this weekend ...
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Ellerslie tips

Ellerslie betting tips and form, Sunday January 14

IT'S not often Ellerslie hosts a non-twilight meeting on a Sunday, but that's the case this week. We have free ...
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Ascot tips for March 13/2021

Saturday racing tips for Ascot with form and odds

PUNTERS have eight races to bet on at Perth on Saturday and the fields have come up trumps. We have ...
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Jockey Craig Williams

Jukebox presses Diamond claims on debut

The Ciaron Maher-trained Jukebox has put himself in the Blue Diamond picture with a comfortable debut win at Geelong ...
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Gai eyes Slipper with $1.3m colt from MM

Gai eyes Slipper with $1.3m colt from MM

A $1.3 million colt by More Than Ready has topped the rich list on the second day of the Magic ...
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Trainer reveals cobalt positive on live TV

Trainer reveals cobalt positive on live TV

Trainer Kane Harris has announced Nitro Nick returned two positive test results for banned substance cobalt during a live television ...
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Bart Cummings' wife Valmae dies

Bart Cummings’ wife Valmae dies

Anthony Cummings has announced the death of his mother Valmae, the widow of the late Bart Cummings ...
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Echo Effect to start campaign at Randwick

Echo Effect to start campaign at Randwick

Trainer Kristen Buchanan says Echo Effect is forward enough to be competitive at Randwick but match-fit horses could have the ...
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8YO Schumacher on road to Randwick return

8YO Schumacher on road to Randwick return

Eight-year-old gelding Schumacher is set to make his return to racing after 2-1/2 years on the sidelines, with Mudgee trainer ...
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Kemp excited for first Flemington runner

Kemp excited for first Flemington runner

Toowoomba trainer Kevin Kemp will have his first Flemington runner when Sold For Song runs in the Listed Chester Manifold ...
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Magic Millions 3YO

Magic Millions 3YO Guineas form guide, odds and free selections

THE Magic Millions 3YO Guineas was recently bumped up to $2 million which has attracted the attention of not only ...
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Ours To Keep to challenge for favouritism

Ours To Keep to challenge for favouritism

A good barrier draw has Brisbane colt Ours To Keep shortening dramatically to win the Magic Millions Two-Year-Old Classic ...
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Career-changing Sofin set for biggest test

Career-changing Sofin set for biggest test

Bush trainer Shannon Fry is confident Sofin deserves her place in the Group Three Belle Of The Turf Stakes at ...
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Omens are good for Madotti this time

Omens are good for Madotti this time

Madotti has had no luck at the past two Magic Millions carnivals but has everything to suit in the QTIS ...
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Magic Millions 2YO

Magic Millions 2YO Classic betting guide, odds and free tips

THE $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic is one of the two featured races this Saturday at the Gold Coast ...
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Baker has massive assault on Millions

Baker has massive assault on Millions

Bjorn Baker will have a major hand in six Magic Millions day races which could reap as much as $5 ...
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Madeenaty to continue Wyong tradition

Madeenaty to continue Wyong tradition

Trainer David Hayes believes Madeenaty can become the fourth horse in seven years to complete the Wyong Millions-Magic Millions Classic ...
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Cheltenham Gold Cup winner retired

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner retired

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Don Cossack has been retired after suffering a setback ...
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Almost 200 Blue Diamond second acceptors

Almost 200 Blue Diamond second acceptors

Second acceptances have been taken for the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes, with 198 two-year-olds still in contention for the ...
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Queensland news

Darren Weir soaks up the glow from a magic day on the Gold Coast

DARREN Weir added to his glowing reputation as one of Australia's great trainers last week with a memorable day at ...
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