Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 12th May

Today 12th May 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.


Kyle Wilson-Taylor

Wilson-Taylor strikes with Fierce Warrior on metro debut

Apprentice hoop Kyle Wilson-Taylor made his long-awaited metropolitan debut on Wednesday at the Gold Coast, and it didn’t take long ...
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Weona Smartone

Vandyke delighted with Weona Smartone after Gold Coast win

There may not be a more aptly named racehorse in Australia than David Vandyke’s Weona Smartone, who lined up in ...
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Townsville racing tips, top odds & quaddie | May 13, 2021

Townsville racing tips, top odds & quaddie | May 13, 2021

HorseBetting.com.au's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the best bets and top quaddie picks for the Townsville race meeting on Thursday, May ...
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Pakenham Racecourse

Pakenham betting tips & top odds | Thursday, May 13

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert takes a look at the best bets and quaddie picks on offer for the Pakenham meeting on ...
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Wyong horse racing news

Wyong racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Thursday, May 13

HorseBetting.com.au's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the best bets, latest odds and top quaddie picks for the Wyong races on Thursday, ...
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Gytrash

Gytrash and Behemoth head bumper field for The Goodwood

Following Tuesday morning’s barrier draw, the returning Gytrash is the bookies' favourite to take out The Goodwood - South Australia’s ...
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Scotch whisky - Glenfiddich

Punt Drunk: Glenfiddich maturing nicely after injury layoff

Punt Drunk's hump day edition includes news of Glenfiddich's impending comeback and Arcadia Queen's trip to the Magic Millions National ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | May 12, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | May 12, 2021

Horse racing around the country has five meetings scheduled for this Wednesday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au have ...
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Winner Method

Winner Method shoots for four in hot Sha Tin sprint

Courier Wonder and Fantastic Treasure have set a high standard for this season’s emerging three-year-old crop in Hong Kong and ...
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Caryl Williamson

AAP Racing Editor Caryl Williamson dies

AAP's Caryl Williamson, Australia's first and only woman to head a media organisation's horse racing coverage, has died peacefully at ...
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Doomben tips for May 15 - JRA Chairmans trophy preview 2021

Doomben tips & quaddie selections 13/5/20; QLD racing preview

We have assessed the eight race card at Doomben, being run on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 and found some great ...
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Warwick Farm racing tips - Wednesday 13/5/2020 preview

Warwick Farm racing tips & quaddie selections,13/5/2020 preview

The sun will be shining over Warwick Farm on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 with the track at a Good 4 ...
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Antoine Hamelin

French ace Hamelin is enjoying his Hong Kong start

Antoine Hamelin has made a fine start to his Hong Kong career since emerging from quarantine five weeks ago and ...
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Gordon Richards

Richards has two hopes in hometown sprint

Gordon Richards will saddle two chances in The Goodwood at Morphettville, South Australia's major Group One sprint race ...
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Skelm

Melbourne Cup dream starts at Flemington

The Andrew Ramsden Stakes over 2800m at Flemington offers the winner a ballot-free exemption into the Melbourne Cup ...
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Michael Rodd

Michael Rodd toughing it out in isolation

Michael Rodd is counting down the days until his isolation period is over having returned to Melbourne after a riding ...
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John Sargent

Stick ‘Em Up to run in SA Fillies Classic

After finishing second with Miss Moana in the 2019 SA Fillies Classic in Adelaide, trainer John Sargent hopes Stick 'Em ...
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Gytrash

Wide draws for leading Goodwood contenders

Leading contenders Gytrash and The Inevitable have both drawn wide barriers in a field of 15 for the Group One ...
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Sandown tips for Australian Hurdle Day - May 23 2021

Sandown Wednesday tips and best bets, May 13 racing preview

Victorian metropolitan racing heads to Sandown on Wednesday, with eight races to be won on the Hillside track. We have ...
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Winston Peters

Emergency support for New Zealand Racing’s recovery

New Zealand's Minister for Racing, Winston Peters, has announced a $72.5 million dollar COVID-19 emergency support package for the racing ...
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Samantha Collett

Sam Collett has an eye for design

Leading New Zealand jockey Samantha Collett hasn’t been idle during the country’s near two-month lockdown as a result of the ...
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Manhattan Spector

First winner for Pure Champion

The maiden victory of the John Sadler-trained three-year-old Manhattan Spector at Ballarat on Sunday provided his Group 1-winning sire Pure ...
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Damian Lane wins Japanese Group One

Damian Lane wins Japanese Group One

Australian jockey Damian Lane has ridden Normcore to win the Group One Victoria Mile in Japan ...
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Belated return for The Odyssey

Belated return for The Odyssey

Trainer Kelly Schweida says he has no regrets about scratching The Odyssey from Doomben and he is prepared to delay ...
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Viddora spelling in UK ahead of return

Viddora spelling in UK ahead of return

Viddora has been forced to travel to England after racing in Hong Kong before being allowed to return to Australia ...
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Iconoclasm in top order ahead of Goodwood

Iconoclasm in top order ahead of Goodwood

The Goodwood at Morphettville will be the first of two interstate Group One assignments for the Danny O'Brien-trained Iconoclasm ...
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Tavi Mac

Sharrock full of praise for latest apprentice talent

Twenty-year-old apprentice jockey Hazel Schofer will have fond memories of her raceday debut after kicking home a pair of winners ...
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Verry Flash

Bishara continues Verry good year

Ardmore trainer Nick Bishara’s year just keeps on getting better after promising stayer Verry Flash returned to winning form with ...
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Horse carries wrong number to win

Horse carries wrong number to win

In the latest integrity mix-up in Queensland a horse has carried the wrong saddle cloth number to victory at Toowoomba ...
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The Bostonian

Tony Pike thrilled with Group 1 success

Trainer Tony Pike had a feeling his class sprinter, The Bostonian, was in the sort of form to run the ...
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The Candy Man to head to Coast

The Candy Man to head to Coast

Striking grey The Candy Man is set to run at the Gold Coast or Doomben after missing a start in ...
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Anthony Cummings looks to youth in Qld

Anthony Cummings looks to youth in Qld

Trainer Anthony Cummings is favouring youth over experience as he assembles his team for the Brisbane winter carnival ...
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McEvoy with two chances in G1 Goodwood

McEvoy with two chances in G1 Goodwood

Tony McEvoy is set to have last-start Group One runner-up Cool Passion and up-and-coming sprinter Despatch in the Group One ...
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Star 3yos to steal limelight at Doomben

Star 3yos to steal limelight at Doomben

Star three-year-olds Zoustyle and Plague Stone are set to steal the limelight in a support race on Doomben Cup day ...
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Jeff Lloyd likely to appeal suspension

Jeff Lloyd likely to appeal suspension

Jockey Jeff Lloyd is likely to appeal a 16-day suspension for causing interference on Outback Barbie in the Doomben 10,000 ...
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Leicester wins the South Australian Derby.

Leicester wins G1 South Australian Derby

Leicester has taken out the Group One South Australian Derby, giving trainer Darren Weir his third successive win in the ...
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Mistaken identity costs Wendy Kelly $1000

Mistaken identity costs Wendy Kelly $1000

The similarity between stablemates Gibbon and Fast Cash has resulted in the wrong horse being brought to Caulfield to race ...
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Siren's Fury in Dark Jewel Classic upset

Siren’s Fury in Dark Jewel Classic upset

Trainer Jason Coyle will map out the next stage of Siren's Fury's campaign after the mare's upset win in the ...
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Lucky Caulfield win following flight delay

Lucky Caulfield win following flight delay

Lucky For All has scored a consolation win at Caulfield after missing a start in the Rough Habit Plate at ...
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Dark Dream dominates in Rough Habit Plate

Dark Dream dominates in Rough Habit Plate

Dark Dream completed a memorable day for jockey Tim Clark when they combined to score a dominant victory in the ...
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Bartley's triple treat at Scone carnival

Bartley’s triple treat at Scone carnival

Tracey Bartley has landed an important Scone Cup carnival treble, including In Good Time in the Denise's Joy Stakes and ...
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English wins the Doomben 10,000.

English claims Group One Doomben 10,000

English has won the Doomben 10,000, beating Impending and Le Romain in the $700,000 Group One sprint ...
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Riordan in right form for Caulfield switch

Riordan in right form for Caulfield switch

Apprentice Liam Riordon is looking forward to seeing more of Caulfield after guiding Exceltara to victory in The Sheen Panel ...
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Bartley doubles up at Scone in Listed win

Bartley doubles up at Scone in Listed win

Provincial trainer Tracey Bartley has landed an important Scone Cup carnival double with In Good Time winning the Denise's Joy ...
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Youngstar enters Queensland Oaks picture

Youngstar enters Queensland Oaks picture

Champion trainer Chris Waller and jockey Kerrin McEvoy are eyeing off another Queensland Oaks win after Youngstar stormed to victory ...
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Top trainers claim Group 3 double

Top trainers claim Group 3 double

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman were again a dominant force at Rotorua on Saturday with a feature race double. The ...
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Pinn in sharp form at New Plymouth

Pinn in sharp form at New Plymouth

Wiremu Pinn savoured a double delight when on debut at New Plymouth on Saturday. The 19-year-old is apprenticed to Allan ...
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Stayer posts timely Cup success

Stayer posts timely Cup success

Highlad provided his owner with a welcome tonic when he overcame trying underfoot conditions for further success on Saturday. Under ...
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Perast wins at Doomben.

NSW trainer Perry in rare Brisbane victory

Newcastle trainer Paul Perry has made a rare trip to Brisbane to oversee Perast's win in the Listed Queensland Day ...
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Scone Guineas glory for in-form Moss Trip

Scone Guineas glory for in-form Moss Trip

Moss Trip has come from near last to score an emphatic win in the $400,000 Scone Guineas to cement plans ...
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Chris Waller

Zousain explosive in Champagne Classic win

Zoustain has rocketed into contention for the Group One JJ Atkins with a runaway win in the Group Two Champagne ...
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Noel Callow

Laming and Callow fined over altercation

Trainer Richard Laming and jockey Noel Callow have been fined following an incident in the car park at recent set ...
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Pretty In Pink lands Scone Listed race win

Pretty In Pink lands Scone Listed race win

Pretty In Pink will go for a spell undefeated as a two-year-old after adding the Woodlands Stakes at Scone to ...
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Australian gambling on horses

Anton En Avant shocks Group Three field

Gold Coast gelding Anton En Avant left punters reeling when he won the Group Three Chairman's Handicap at $151 ...
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NZ Trainer Tony Pike

Kiwi trainer Pike fined over scratchings

Tony Pike has been fined $500 after two of his horses were late scratchings at Doomben ...
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Tony Gollan's luck holds in close finish

Tony Gollan’s luck holds in close finish

Trainer Tony Gollan escaped being injured when a horse lashed out in the saddling enclosure and his luck held when ...
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Rock Hard extends win streak at Caulfield

Rock Hard extends win streak at Caulfield

Following victories at Seymour and Bendigo, Rock Hard has extended his winning streak on his home track at Caulfield ...
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Liam Birchley

Havasay comes from last to win at Doomben

Havasay has come from last to win at Doomben in his first start for Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds ...
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Sharrock’s new apprentice starts with a bang

Sharrock’s new apprentice starts with a bang

Allan Sharrock has another bright riding prospect on his hands. The Taranaki trainer mentored both record-breaker Michael Walker and premiership ...
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Rain doesn’t dampen Karisto’s parade

Rain doesn’t dampen Karisto’s parade

Smart three-year-old Karisto has added versatility to his list of credits. The son of Written Tycoon was a smart winner ...
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Morphettville market movers for South Australian Derby Day

Morphettville market movers for South Australian Derby Day

IT is South Australian Derby Day Morphettville this Saturday and the punters have made their moves early in the piece ...
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Doomben market movers

Market movers at Doomben, Saturday May 12

DOOMBEN 10000 Day is upon us and the punters have shopped early in the sunshine state. Horse Betting has delivered ...
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Australian gambling on horses

Magic Circle wins Chester Cup

Magic Circle has justified connections' faith with a stunning victory in the Chester Cup ...
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Barrier concern for Salsonic at Scone

Barrier concern for Salsonic at Scone

Last-start Hawkesbury Guineas placegetter Salsonic will have to overcome the outside barrier in the Scone equivalent ...
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Macdonald launching raid on SA Derby

Macdonald launching raid on SA Derby

Rebel Raider's son Waging War will be out to emulate his sire in the South Australian Derby ...
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Beadman gets first stakes win as trainer

Beadman gets first stakes win as trainer

Duca Valentinois has given Darren Beadman his first stakes winner as a trainer with the Godolphin galloper finishing strongly to ...
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Hulberts have two chances in Champagne

Hulberts have two chances in Champagne

Father and son training partners Peter and Will Hulbert have only three two-year-olds with two of them to line up ...
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Caulfield start determines Queensland trip

Caulfield start determines Queensland trip

The Robbie Griffiths-trained Charlton will be racing for a possible Queensland Derby trip when he runs over 2000m at Caulfield ...
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Counterattack dressed for success

Counterattack dressed for success

Chris Waller has employed dressage work to freshen up Counterattack's routine before his latest crack at Group One success in ...
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Home option suits Grey Street

Home option suits Grey Street

Grey Street will be searching for back-to-back Caulfield victories when she runs in the Catanach's Jewellers Handicap ...
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Queensland on cards for Sweet Redemption

Queensland on cards for Sweet Redemption

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott are using the Scone carnival as a testing ground to assess Sweet Redemption and other ...
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Morendi to shine at Doomben

Morendi to shine at Doomben

Morendi is a noted performer on the new Eagle Farm track but his jockey Michael Cahill believes he will also ...
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Mongolian Wolf

Plan B for Mongolian Wolf, Neverland

After failing to get a flight to Brisbane, stablemates Mongolian Wolf and Neverland will instead run in separate 2000m races ...
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Dalmatia Prince

Todd Howlett takes plunge with three-pronged Scone attack

CESSNOCK-based trainer Todd Howlett might not be the most high profile trainer featuring at Scone's premier meeting on Saturday, but ...
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Beadman after first Queensland stakes win

Beadman after first Queensland stakes win

Godolphin's new trainer Darren Beadman has a chance to win his first Queensland stakes race with quality colt Morton's Fork ...
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Laming runners on trial for Qld carnival

Laming runners on trial for Qld carnival

Richard Laming-trained stablemates Easy Beast and So Poysed could earn trips to Brisbane if they can impress in their respective ...
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Matt Dale ready to swoop in 10,000

Matt Dale ready to swoop in 10,000

Canberra galloper Fell Swoop has settled well in his Murwillumbah surroundings as he prepares for the Doomben 10,000 ...
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Red Right Hand

Red Right Hand ready for rise in distance

TRAINER Grahame Begg is hoping a month-long break between runs will be just the tonic Red Right Hand needs to ...
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Mongolian Wolf to run at Caulfield

Mongolian Wolf to run at Caulfield

Three-year-old Mongolian Wolf has missed a flight to Brisbane and will run at Caulfield before tackling the Queensland Derby ...
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Vanbrugh

Windsor Park Stud adds to its impressive stallion roster

WINDSOR Park has announced two more quality stallions to its roster after announcing the addition of Turn Me Loose just ...
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Generalissimo

Sky launch digital coverage of Brisbane

Racing Queensland and Sky Racing have announced a new digital service for the Brisbane winter carnival ...
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Weekend tips

Top weekend horse racing tips at Doomben and Scone

THE Brisbane winter carnival kicks off this Saturday with the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 where there is some great racing ...
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Vic racing

Weir, Oliver escape charges over ibuprofen

Stewards have decided not to charge trainers Darren Weir and Luke Oliver over positive swabs to ibuprofen ...
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Vic racing

Weir, Oliver escape charges over ibuprofen

Stewards have decided not to charge trainers Darren Weir and Luke Oliver over positive swabs to ibuprofen ...
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Vic racing

Weir, Oliver escape charges over ibuprofen

Stewards have decided not to charge trainers Darren Weir and Luke Oliver over positive swabs to ibuprofen ...
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Vic racing

Weir, Oliver escape charges over ibuprofen

Stewards have decided not to charge trainers Darren Weir and Luke Oliver over positive swabs to ibuprofen ...
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Vic racing

RV stewards overturn Hamblin suspension

Paul Hamblin can return to race riding immediately after breath test for alcohol has been found to be flawed ...
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NSW racing news

Clearly Innocent leads Bennett Scone bid

Up-and-coming sprinter Clearly Innocent rates among local trainer Greg Bennett's better chances of landing a winner during the Scone Cup ...
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NSW racing news

Clearly Innocent leads Bennett Scone bid

Up-and-coming sprinter Clearly Innocent rates among local trainer Greg Bennett's better chances of landing a winner during the Scone Cup ...
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NSW racing tips

Scone Cup punting tips, form and bookie bonuses for Friday May 13

THE two-day Scone Carnival is one of the highlights of the year for many racing enthusiasts. Day one kicks off ...
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NSW racing news

Tommy Berry in line for Maurice G1 ride

Sydney jockey Tommy Berry has picked up the ride on Maurice should the glamour horse of Japanese racing contest the ...
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Vic racing

Dunn ready for Melb premiership challenge

Dwayne Dunn is level with Craig Williams at the top of the Melbourne jockeys' premiership and gets a chance to ...
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NSW racing news

Clearly Innocent leads Bennett Scone bid

Up-and-coming sprinter Clearly Innocent rates among local trainer Greg Bennett's better chances of landing a winner during the Scone Cup ...
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BTC Cup - Doomben

Free form & tips for the Doomben Group 1 BTC Cup, Saturday May 14

THE Queensland winter carnival kicks off this Saturday with the Group 1 $500,000 BTC Cup at Doomben. The BTC Cup ...
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NSW racing news

Amovatio out for another stakes race win

Chris Waller will be double-handed in the Scone Cup with last year's winner Tales Of Grimm and Hawkesbury Gold Cup ...
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Vic racing

Excites Zelady earns chance in Melbourne

Excites Zelady has come through his latest Morphettville run in top order with trainer Chris Bieg extending his campaign for ...
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Vic racing

Weir takes cautious route with Raw Impulse

Exciting import Raw Impulse will be shooting for his third-straight Australian win when he lines up in the Racing Photos ...
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Vic racing

Tavi Bay on trial for G1 Qld Oaks start

Tavi Bay can earn to a trip to Brisbane for the Queensland Oaks if she runs well over 2000m at ...
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Queensland news

Sacred Star puts Stradbroke bid on line

New Zealander Sacred Star will be trying to convince Tony Pike he is worthy of another Stradbroke Handicap start when ...
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Vic racing

Bush trainer to appeal six-week suspension

Country trainer Bob Challis is appealing the severity of a six-week suspsension for failing to report Handicap Honours as a ...
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Vic racing

Excites Zelady earns chance in Melbourne

Excites Zelady has come through his latest Morphettville run in top order with trainer Chris Bieg extending his campaign for ...
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Queensland news

Millions reference a guide to G2 Champagne

Magic Million splacegetters Candika and Nikitas have the right form to figure in the Champagne Classic at Doomben ...
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Queensland news

Forster pair set to upstage Sydney 3YOs

Stablemates Cylinder Beach and I'm Belucci are ready to stave off a strong Sydney challenge in the Rough Habit Plate ...
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Vic racing

Luke Nolen almost ready to leave hospital

Jockey Luke Nolen has no thoughts of retirement despite suffering serious injuries in a race fall in Adelaide ...
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NSW racing news

Rosemont buys sister to Volkstok’n’barrell

Rosemont Stud has paid $405,000 for a half-sister to Volkstok'n'barrell in foal to leading sire Tavistock ...
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UK News

Willie Mullins to have first US runners

Nichols Canyon and Shaneshill will be Irish trainer Willie Mullins' first runners in the United States when they compete in ...
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Vic racing

Jockeys’ premiership to go down to wire

Dwayne Dunn and Craig Williams share the lead in the Melbourne Jockeys' Premiership race, five clear of a suspended Damien ...
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NSW racing news

Skylight glows for Cummings at Canterbury

Having failed to reach her reserve at auction, Skylight Glow has vindicated trainer James Cummings' faith in her ability with ...
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Vic racing

Precious Gem arrives in Qld ahead of sale

Precious Gem is due to go through the sale ring as trainer Henry Dwyer weighs up what is best for ...
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Vic racing

Mick Kent maintains winning run at Sandown

Mick Kent has had a race-to-race double at Sandown to continue an impressive sequence for the in-form trainer ...
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Queensland news

Jeff Lloyd stakes claim for riders’ title

Jeff Lloyd has put himself in contention for the Brisbane jockeys' premiership with a treble at the Sunshine Coast ...
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Vic racing

Every Faith chasing back-to-back victories

After being scratched from a Group Two race in Adelaide because of a wide barrier, Every Faith will chase her ...
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NSW racing news

Skylight glows for Cummings at Canterbury

Having failed to reach her reserve at auction, Skylight Glow has vindicated trainer James Cummings' faith in her ability with ...
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NSW racing news

Michael Costa sweating on Scone scratching

Trainer MIchael Costa is banking on a scratching in a Listed race at Scone to showcase the talents of Hot ...
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