Horse Racing History: This day in Racing 15th February

This day 15th February 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.


Swan Hill racing tips, top odds & value bets – Tuesday 16/2/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and top quaddie numbers for Tuesday's race meeting at Swan Hill Jockey ...
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Queensland Guineas Focus For Gotta Kiss

Gotta Kiss is about to embark on a slow build up to the winter carnival where the Queensland Guineas will ...
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Diamond A Logical Step For General Beau

Co-trainer Matt Ellerton said there was little debate over whether to pay the late entry fee for General Beau to ...
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Autumn Could Have Silver Lining For Tiger

A week after stablemate Stay Inside demolished his Pierro Plate rivals, Tiger Of Malay will get his turn to showcase ...
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Punt Drunk: Childs down, Ollie steps up & a mega Colac quaddie

Punt Drunk takes a look back at some of the biggest stories to come out of the weekend of racing, ...
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Stony Creek racing tips & value bets – Monday 15/2/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Monday's meeting at Stony Creek Racing Club in ...
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Zahra, McDonald suspended at Flemington

Jockey Mark Zahra has been suspended for eight meetings for careless riding aboard Lightning Stakes winner Gytrash ...
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Qld stewards order scratchings after raid

Four horses from the Toowoomba yard of Robert Smith have been scratched after a raceday stewards' stable inspection ...
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Mare delivers Sweet win for John Thompson

Improving mare Sweet Deal has signalled her autumn carnival intentions with an on-pace win in the Triscay Stakes at Randwick ...
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Bonvicini lands first-up win in The Vanity

A call from the owner of Bonvicini to ride the mare cold has paid dividends with the filly scoring a ...
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Lightning strikes in Southland Guineas

Promising three-year-old Lightning Jack made it back-to-back victories at stakes level when he produced a gritty effort to take out ...
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Bowman again comes up trumps in Group 2 Apollo

Trainer James Cummings and jockey Hugh Bowman have combined for back-to-back feature race wins at Randwick with Flit and Alizee ...
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Gytrash wins the Group 1 Lightning Stakes

Gytrash has upstaged two of Australia's best sprinters to win the Lightning Stakes, leaving Redzel and Nature Strip in his ...
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Polzeath upsets in Avondale Cup

Lightweight runner Polzeath upset the applecart at Ellerslie on Saturday when he took out the Group 2 Joe McDonald Avondale ...
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Flemington salutes champion Black Caviar

Black Caviar has paraded before Flemington racegoers ahead of the Lightning Stakes on a day themed in her honour ...
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Dragon leaps into NZ and Australian Derbys

Dragon Leap has reignited his New Zealand Derby campaign and put himself in contention for the Australian equivalent with victory ...
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Nothdurft outrides metro claim on Snitch

Apprentice Baylee Nothdurft has outridden his metropolitan allowance with his win on Snitch at Eagle Farm ...
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Godolphin fillies dominate Group Two test

Flit has led home a Godolphin trifecta in the Light Fingers Stakes, outclassing a high-class field of fillies to score ...
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Stakes win for Special Reward at Randwick

Former Perth sprinter Special Reward will try to add a second Group Three win to his first in the Southern ...
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Alligator Blood wins thrilling Group 3 Hayes

Alligator Blood has narrowly beaten top New Zealand three-year-old Catalyst in a thrilling Group Three C S Hayes Stakes at ...
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Exondabeach poised to chase Jewel riches

Toowoomba filly Exondabeach raced herself into Three-Year-Old The Jewel calculations with her Eagle Farm win ...
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Slipper favourite has exhibition gallop

Jockey Tommy Berry is confident Cellsabeel is on track for the Silver Slipper after an exhibition gallop at Randwick ...
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Supreme Idea too slick for Sydney rivals

The Anthony Freedman-trained Supreme Idea has upstaged odds-on favourite Dame Giselle to score an all-the-way win at Randwick ...
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Black Caviar relation scores at Flemington

Ole Kirk, the son of a sister of unbeaten champion Black Caviar, has taken out the Listed Talindert Stakes at ...
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Weight proves key to Raqeeq Brisbane win

Sydney visitor Raqeeq made the most of a big drop in weights from his previous start to score an easy ...
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Stakes goals loom for God Of Thunder

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes is optimistic about the level gelding God Of Thunder can get to this autumn after his first-up ...
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Rothfire in brilliant Eagle Farm return

Trainer Robert Heathcote is considering a crack at the ATC Sires' Produce Stakes with Rothfire after the gelding's impressive Eagle ...
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Fabric scores front-running Flemington win

Craig Williams has guided the Danny O'Brien-trained Fabric to an all-the-way win at Flemington, with a step up to stakes ...
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Baker considers options for She’s Ideel

Up-and-coming mare She's Ideel has handled her first test over a genuine staying trip, toughing out a win against more ...
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Snowden team in no rush with Mount Tabora

Mount Tabora has scored a strong Flemington win but the Snowden team will not be rushing the imported galloper too ...
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Times change as Beauty Generation and Beat The Clock face-off

Beauty Generation and Beat The Clock are set to lock horns for a third straight year in Sunday’s (16 February) ...
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Exultant goes for Gold again

Tony Cruz believes Exultant is on the right track to defend his crown in Sunday’s (16 February) HK$10 million Group ...
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Waller with strong hand at Flemington

Trainer Chris Waller has a number of three-year-olds set for stakes races on Lightning Stakes day at Flemington, including Lean ...
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Class to tell for Cannyescent at Doomben

Trainer Desleigh Forster hopes class can help first-up specialist Cannyescent overcome a big weight at Doomben ...
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Land Of Plenty moves to the Snowden stable

Group One winner Land Of Plenty has joined the Peter and Paul Snowden stable after one start for Ciaron Maher ...
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Black-out in place on All Star Mile votes

Voting on the inaugural All Star Mile at Flemington has entered black-out mode with less than three days left ...
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More charges for Qld trainer Ben Currie

Queensland's leading trainer Ben Currie can run his horses this weekend despite facing an inquiry into seven new charges ...
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All systems go for Winx’s Apollo return

Winx will be out to add to her greatness when she makes her return in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick ...
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Ben Currie issued show cause notice over jigger use by QRIC

QUEENSLAND trainer Ben Currie has been issued with seven fresh charges by the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) as the ...
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Saudi Arabia Sends Powerful Contingent For Inaugural Gcc Cup

Racing at the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club on Saturday afternoon is highlighted by the inaugural running of an exciting ...
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2019 Lightning Stakes Day: Tips and Betting Strategy

IT is Group 1 Lightning Stakes Day at Flemington on Saturday and Horse Betting HQ is abuzz ahead of the ...
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Diamond test for Magnicity at Flemington

A top-four finish by Magnicity in the Talindert Stakes will determine whether she backs up a week later to run ...
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Big Mile races the dream for Thompson

The Doncaster and All Star Mile are among options for the progressive Dreamforce who kicks off his campaign in the ...
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Stable to learn more about Age Of Chivalry

Age Of Chivalry will be shooting for three straight wins when he rises to stakes grade in the C S ...
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Bigger things in store for 2yo Xanthus

Impressive barrier trial winner Xanthus will go on to bigger things if he can race well at Doomben ...
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Jedastar set for WFA Lightning challenge

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell is excited by the challenge of running two-year-old filly Jedastar against older, more established, sprinters in the ...
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Schabau set for second Australian start

German import Schabau is a short-priced favourite to make it two wins from as many Australian starts when he runs ...
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Sargent’s cameo role in the career of Winx

John Sargent has his own special link to the horse he describes as the best he has ever seen, training ...
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Patrick Erin on Cups path

Expat New Zealand trainer Chris Waller will have six runners in the Group 2 The Star Apollo Stakes (1400m) at ...
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Baker-Forsman trio on trial for Derby

Hall of Fame trainer Murray Baker has made a habit of winning Derbys in recent years and reckons he will ...
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Cabeirian to give Gary Doughty a boost

Trainer Gary Doughty hopes to have recovered enough from recent surgery to be at Doomben to see Cabeirian chase a ...
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Cameron pumped ahead of Saturday

Cambridge jockey Matt Cameron thinks he has a very good chance of adding another black-type victory to his tally at ...
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Faatinah second to Blue Point in Dubai

Blue Point has cemented his place in the Al Quoz Sprint on Dubai World Cup night with a five-length win ...
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Australian Bloodstock fined in rule breach

Syndicator Australian Bloodstock has been fined by Racing Victoria stewards for rules breaches ...
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Guineas-bound Aloisia to resume in Vanity

Thousand Guineas winner Aloisia will make her return in the Group Three Vanity at Flemington ahead of Group One autumn ...
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Santos on notice to secure Slipper spot

The Tulloch Lodge stable is looking to Santos to join stablemate Setsuna in the Golden Slipper when he resumes in ...
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Flemington full form & tips for Saturday, February 17

IT is Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Race Day at Flemington this Saturday and a sensational nine race card ...
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Group One Lightning Stakes at a glance

What you need to know about the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington ...
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Price pair tackle tough C S Hayes Stakes

Trainer Mick Price will run Grunt and Cao Cao in the C S Hayes Stakes at Flemington and could have ...
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Alizee set for grand entrance at Randwick

Godolphin filly Alizee launches her autumn campaign as a highly fancied runner in the Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick ...
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She’s Choosie takes on city class

Apprentice Leah Kilner will be able to take some of the credit if northern rivers filly She's Choosie can win ...
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Hey Doc ready for first-up Lightning Stakes tilt

Hey Doc has been prepared specifically as a sprinter this campaign as he attempts to capture the Lightning Stakes first-up ...
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Moonee Valley Friday night betting tips & form, February 16

FRIDAY night racing is back at Moonee Valley and we have your tips sorted for the event. The summer series ...
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Comin’ Through can zero in on Doncaster Mile

Comin' Through has an opportunity to prove he is capable of returning to elite company when the Chris Waller-trained gelding ...
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Ben Currie in biggest Brisbane attack

For the first time he can remember trainer Ben Currie will have more runners at Doomben than at his home ...
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Werribee tips & full form for Friday, February 16

WERRIBEE is the first of two Melbourne meetings this Friday and race fans will be treated to a pair of ...
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Khulaasa chases stakes win at Flemington

Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig believes two-year-old Khulaasa looms as the stable's best chance on Lightning Stakes day in a ...
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Rockhampton betting tips & form for Friday, February 16

ROCKHAMPTON is back this Friday and punters have an exciting seven race card to look forward to. The team at ...
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Chautauqua builds towards TJ Smith Stakes

Champion sprinter Chautauqua has intensified his preparation for a fourth TJ Smith Stakes with an eye-catching barrier trial at Warwick ...
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Rancho Montoya likely to start at Sunshine Coast

Stuart Kendrick is likely to run Rancho Montoya at the Sunshine Coast rather than Doomben ...
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NZ Oaks hopeful Gold Spice will contest Group 3 Sunline Vase next

The Group 3 McKee Family Sunline Vase (2100m) at Ellerslie on March 3 has been confirmed as Gold Spice’s next ...
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Group 1 Haunui Farm WFA Classic meeting moved from Otaki to Hastings

The Group 1 Haunui Farm WFA Classic meeting on February 24 has been moved from Otaki to Hastings. The decision ...
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Top filly Dijon Bleu out of New Zealand Oaks through injury

Top filly Dijon Bleu is out of the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) and won’t race again this season ...
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Trent Busuttin confident of hit and run on G1 New Zealand Derby

Trent Busuttin believes that in Persian Empire, he has a better Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) contender than last ...
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Dubbo market movers for Thursday, February 15

THE NSW town of Dubbo hosts a seven race card and the smart money has come early. The meet already ...
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Ballina market movers for Thursday, February 15

BALLINA hosts a seven card and the punters have rallied around the NSW meet. We have your tips covered for ...
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Kirkland to resume form needed spell for Alexander Fieldes

Time is expected to bring out the best in the lightly-tried stakes performer Kirkland. The son of Highly Recommended showed ...
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Yarra Valley market movers for Thursday, February 15

YARRA Valley is the first of two Victorian meets on Thursday and the punters have shopped early. Let's take a ...
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Te Akau Racing declaring Embellish for Group 1 Australian Guineas

Experience is telling Te Akau that Embellish has the right Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) profile. Two years ago, trainers ...
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John Allen loses his appeal at RAD Board

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has dismissed an appeal by John Allen who now misses the ride on Cliff's ...
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Stephen Wilson heads south for Tyzone

Leading north Queensland jockey Stephen Wilson will make a rare visit to Brisbane to ride Tyzone at Doomben ...
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Godolphin’s Gold Town to star in G2 UAE 2000 Guineas

Meydan Racecourse is set to host the sixth meeting of 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival (#DWCCarnival2018), featuring the US$250,000 Group ...
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Apprentice jockey Dylan Mo claim reduced after Happy Valley win

Apprentice Dylan Mo will begin a new phase of his career at Sha Tin on Sunday (18 February) when he ...
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Jockey Alberto Sanna & trainer David Hall claim first Happy Valley win

Wednesday night’s (14 February) meeting proved important for a number of members of the Hong Kong racing fraternity, including jockey ...
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New apprentices begin Racing Vic program

Five aspiring jockeys are the latest to be welcomed into Racing Victoria's four-year Apprentice Jockey Training program ...
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Hugh Bowman suspended, clear for Winx ride

Winx's jockey Hugh Bowman has narrowly avoided missing the ride on the champion racemare at her next start in the ...
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Battlecamp back a winner at Sandown

Lee Freedman hopes Battlecamp gets some confidence after an easy win at Sandown describing the gelding as a potential Group ...
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Reputations go on line in Silver Slipper

Breeders' Plate winner Khan, the highest-rated colt in Golden Slipper markets, starts his run towards the $3.5 million race in ...
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Five apprentices join Racing Vic program

Five apprentices have been selected for the latest intake to Racing Victoria's four-year Apprentice Jockey Training Program ...
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Invader bounces back after Magic Millions

Invader, who almost fell before finishing alongside the placegetters in the Magic Millions, has broken maiden ranks ...
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No doubt about Lady at Doomben

Former Sydney mare Doubt She's A Lady has surprised punters but not her trainer Chris Munce with her win at ...
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Luck against Godolphin filly at Randwick

Godolphin filly Azilee, a half-sister to Group One winner Astern, has finished out of the placings at her debut outing ...
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Yet another 2YO winner for Lindsay Park

Justice Glory has given Lindsay Park its 11th individual two-year-old winner for the season with her victory at Sandown ...
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Fell Swoop to resume in Oakleigh Plate

Fell Swoop will resume in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield where he will attempt to go one better than his ...
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Extra Olives chasing black type in Vanity

Well-bred filly Extra Olives will be out to take the step to stakes company in The Vanity at Flemington after ...
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Geoff Goold continues strike rate

Geoff Goold has continued his impressive metropolitan strike-rate with a last-stride win on Starena at Doomben ...
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Too Good To Refuse ready for autumn

Top Brisbane galloper Too Good To Refuse will return to racing at Eagle Farm as he builds towards the Sydney ...
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Kristen Buchanan with lofty aspirations for talented Echo Effect

PUNTERS might be distracted by the likes of Prized Icon and Comin' Through in Saturday's Group 2 Hobartville Stakes, but ...
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Spieth right to launch Lightning raid

Bryce Heys is hopeful lightly raced sprinter Spieth can prove his stallion potential with a win in the Lightning Stakes ...
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Houtzen to miss Randwick trial

Golden Slipper second favourite Houtzen will not run in a Randwick trial with trainer Toby Edmonds still to make a ...
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Friday night racing form and tips at Moonee Valley, February 17

FRIDAY night racing continues to be popular with punters and this Friday sees Moonee Valley host an eight-race card. There ...
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Field of 13 for G1 Lightning Stakes

Favourite Flying Artie has drawn barrier four in the Group One Lightning Stakes on the straight course at Flemington ...
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Seven-horse field for the Silver Slipper

A field of seven has been declared for the Silver Slipper Stakes featuring the Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign ...
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Flying Artie set to defy history in Group 1 Lightning Stakes

NO three-year-old has won the Group 1 Lightning Stakes since Fastnet Rock in 2005, but Flying Artie has attracted plenty ...
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Pike resumes national premiership bid

Leading Perth jockey William Pike resumes the chase for the national premiership when he returns from suspension at Ascot ...
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