Horse Racing History: This day in racing 17th February

This day 17th 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.


Warrnambool racing tips & betting odds – Thursday 18/2/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best value bets and top quaddie numbers for Thursday's meeting at Warrnambool Racing Club ...
Read More

Ryan Positive Sydney Sprinter Can Standout

After being forced to scratch Standout twice due to wet tracks in Sydney, trainer Gerald Ryan is hoping for a ...
Read More

Pakenham racing tips & betting odds | Thursday 18/2/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and top quaddie picks for Thursday night's meeting at Pakenham Racing Club ...
Read More

Doomben top tips, value bets & best odds | Thursday, 18/02/21

HorseBetting's top betting experts bring you all the top tips, value bets, best odds and quaddie selections for Doomben Racecourse's ...
Read More

Snowden Hoping Blinkers Are Fit For A King

Dual Group One winner King's Legacy will have an important gear change when he takes on a quality field in ...
Read More

‘Confidence’ the key as Derek Leung targets personal best

Derek Leung has been in fine form recently with five wins from the last three race meetings and this Wednesday ...
Read More

Eustace Confident Filly Can Overcome Draw

The chances of Ciaron Maher and David Eustace claiming their first Blue Diamond Stakes have been dealt a blow after ...
Read More

Ritchie taking conservative approach with Classic hopefuls

Progressive three-year-old Shockallia will not contest the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) but could be seen in Classic ...
Read More

Punt Drunk: Another day, another shitstorm in Australian racing

Punt Drunk dissects a whacky 24 hours of Australian horse racing news and brings you some of the best bets ...
Read More

Lindsays ready to glam it up in Melbourne

Letzbeglam could this weekend kick off a successful four-week Group 1 attack by Cambridge Stud owners Brendan and Jo Lindsay ...
Read More

Jockey outed for four years for cannabis

North Queensland jockey Mark Elliott has been disqualified for four years after pleading guilty to his sixth positive test to ...
Read More

Currie chasing back-to-back Blue Diamonds

Luke Currie is confident unbeaten Hanseatic is the horse to beat in the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes as the ...
Read More

Every Rose to bloom in Silver Slipper

Every Rose has won a trial ahead of her return in the Silver Slipper as the race for Golden Slipper ...
Read More

Anaheed on target for Group 1 Oakleigh Plate

Impressive Rubiton Stakes winner Anaheed will be striving to become the first three-year-old filly in almost 20 years to win ...
Read More

Melody Belle, Kolding to work at Caulfield

Leading Futurity Stakes contenders Melody Belle and Kolding are scheduled to go to Caulfield for familiarisation gallops in preparation for ...
Read More

Queensland racing in healthy state

A half yearly report shows Queensland racing is in a healthy place apart from worries about the performance of the ...
Read More

Probabeel on target for Surround

High-class three-year-old Probabeel has settled into life in Sydney well and was put through her paces when finishing fifth in ...
Read More

Stewards issue Mark Sues with nine charges

Racing Victoria stewards have issued welfare charges against trainer Mark Sues saying he failed to provide sufficient nutrition to four ...
Read More

Colgan full of praise for leading Derby hopes

Vinnie Colgan is happy not to have to make the call between the rides on Two Illicit and Dragon Leap ...
Read More

ATC begins to distribute hay from appeal

The Australian Turf Club will begin distributing hay to the NSW South Coast funded by money raised at a recent ...
Read More

Time Warp turns time to floor Exultant in Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

Time Warp delivered a blast from the past to level hot favourite Exultant in a rip-roaring Group 1 Citi Hong ...
Read More

Beauty Generation battles back to lift third Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

A different approach brought a familiar result as Beauty Generation returned to the winner’s arch with a tough victory in ...
Read More

Exultant cements star stayer status in thrilling Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

Hong Kong now has a supreme stayer to go alongside its master miler. And the manner in which Exultant took ...
Read More

National hero Tiger roars over hurdles for Boyne success at Navan

Last year’s Randox Health Grand National hero Tiger Roll warmed up for another ambitious spring campaign with a clear-cut victory ...
Read More

Beauty Generation steams to victory in Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

The Beauty Generation steamroller flattened all-comers again at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday 17 February) as Hong Kong’s champion bagged ...
Read More

Mission Tycoon shocks them in Hong Kong Classic Cup

Mission Tycoon gave the four-year-old pecking order a shake with a 91/1 triumph in the HK$10 million Hong Kong Classic ...
Read More

War of Will opens Championship Series with Risen Star win

War of Will accelerated into the stretch with a clear lead and scored by a 2 ¼-length margin in the ...
Read More

Anothertwistafate becomes latest Scat Daddy sensation in El Camino Real

After coming up with unbeaten Triple Crown champion Justify in his penultimate crop, late sire Scat Daddy has bequeathed a ...
Read More

Winx to get better after Apollo: Waller

Trainer Chris Waller expects champion Winx to improve further as she heads to the next assignment in her farewell campaign ...
Read More

Price gallopers set to trial at Cranbourne

A number of trainer Mick Price's autumn carnival hopefuls will step up their workloads in barrier trials at Cranbourne ...
Read More

Tassort to stamp Slipper credentials

Godolphin colt Tassort will run in the Silver Slipper, a traditional lead-up to the $3.5 million Golden Slipper for which ...
Read More

New rider for Warrior in Futurity Stakes

With Regan Bayliss having departed for Hong Kong, Luke Nolen has snared the ride aboard Redkirk Warrior in the Group ...
Read More

Brooklyn Hustle to improve for Diamond

Trainer Jason Warren is convinced Brooklyn Hustle will improve from her fifth in the Prelude when she lines up in ...
Read More

Jeemi Takes Top Honours In Round Two Of Al Ain Marathon Series

Racing at Al Ain on Friday was highlighted by Round 2 Of The Al Ain Marathon Series, a 4100m handicap ...
Read More

Viddora could clinch Dubai trip in Plate

Viddora's performance in the Group One Oakleigh Plate will determine whether she heads abroad to contest a feature sprint in ...
Read More

Qld apprentice Jackson Murphy on the mend

Leading Brisbane apprentice Jackson Murphy hopes to be back riding work in a few weeks after treatment for a wrist ...
Read More

Club no wiser after trials run under cloud

The Victoria Racing Club will look to hold further twilight trials with initial testing of the position of the sun ...
Read More

Lawyers to again push for Currie deferral

Stewards plan to push on with a show cause action against trainer Ben Currie but his lawyers will again press ...
Read More

Qld trainer Stuart Hinks dies aged 73

Well known and respected Ipswich-based trainer Stuart Hinks has died aged 73 from cancer ...
Read More

Top jumper Coneygree retired after Ascot

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree has been retired immediately after being pulled up in the Swinley Chase at Ascot ...
Read More

Suncraze boosts Country Championship hopes

Suncraze has continued his build-up for the Country Championships with an impressive win at Randwick for Tamworth trainer Melanie O'Gorman ...
Read More

Alizee makes triumphant Randwick return in G2 Light Fingers Stakes

Group One-winning filly Alizee has stamped her class on the Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick ...
Read More

Faraway Town claims Group Three Triscay Stakes

The Matthew Smith-trained mare Faraway Town has won her first black-type race, taking out the Triscay Stakes at Randwick ...
Read More

Malvern Estate headed to winter carnival

Malvern Estate has made it four wins in a row and is headed to the winter carnival at Doomben ...
Read More

Redkirk Warrior wins Group One Lightning Stakes

Redkirk Warrior has produced a storming finish to beat Redzel in the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington ...
Read More

Grunt stamps his Aust Guineas credentials

The Mick Price-trained Grunt has taken out the Group Three C S Hayes Stakes at Flemington to give the trainer ...
Read More

Kaepernick wins at Group Three level

Kaepernick has caused a minor upset to win the Group Three Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick ...
Read More

Endless Drama breaks through in Australia in Apollo Stakes

The imported Endless Drama has won the Group Two Apollo Stakes at Randwick, wearing down Global Glamour for an important ...
Read More

Quick Defence surges late for Randwick win

Trainer Chris Waller knew what to expect from Quick Defence at Randwick ...
Read More

Rimraam lands plunge first-up in Vanity

Despite failing to stay the VRC Oaks distance in the spring, Rimraam will target the Group One Australasian Oaks at ...
Read More

Ken’s Dream sets course for G1 Newmarket

Ken's Dream has pressed his claims for a crack at the Group One Newmarket Handicap after winning for the second ...
Read More

Winx pleases in simulated private Randwick race

Winx and her jockey Hugh Bowman have blown away any cobwebs caused by a delay to her return, combining in ...
Read More

Brazen Moss plan pays off for Tony Gollan at Doomben

Tony Gollan and jockey Jim Byrne have devised tactics that paid off handsomely with Brazen Moss winning at Doomben ...
Read More

Almost Court, Emperor’s Way share spoils in Randwick dead heat

Almost Court and Emperor's Way could not be separated by a photo finish at Randwick ...
Read More

Setoga shocks jockey in last-to-first win

Setoga has caught his jockey Paul Hammersley by surprise with his powerful finish to win at Doomben after missing the ...
Read More

Kings Will Dream scores Flemington victory

Kings Will Dream has followed up wins at Warrnambool and Ballarat at his first two Australian starts with victory at ...
Read More

Port Macquarie tips & form for Sunday, February 18

PORT Macquarie hosts racing this Sunday and punters have a great card of racing in the offing. All the focus ...
Read More

Santos a serious Golden Slipper contender

Gai Waterhouse is eyeing a seventh Golden Slipper with impressive Randwick winner Santos, a colt she says has always been ...
Read More

Only Wanna Sing defies wet-track concerns

Only Wanna Sing has won at Doomben in a tight finish that fooled everyone except his trainer Robert Heathcote ...
Read More

Prairie Fire books berth in Blue Diamond Stakes

Prairie Fire is expected to take his place in the Blue Diamond Stakes on a seven-day back-up after winning a ...
Read More

Mate Story racks up second Highway victory

Mate Story has provided Goulburn trainer Jean Dubois with his second metropolitan win following another Highway Handicap success at Randwick ...
Read More

Ascot firmers & drifters for Saturday, February 17

ASCOT is the west's primary meet today and the punters have made their moves ahead of the opener. Let's take ...
Read More

ATC Derby aspirant Rancho Montoya to run at Sunshine Coast

Promising stayer Rancho Montoya has had another change of plans after Doomben was rated heavy and the Sunshine Coast was ...
Read More

Flemington market movers for Saturday, February 17

IT is a massive day of racing at Flemington today as Melbourne's premier track hosts nine races. The punters have ...
Read More

Randwick market movers for Saturday, February 17

RANDWICK has a huge nine race card for punters to get after today and that's exactly what they have done ...
Read More

Ben Allen produce brilliant Valley ride as Brugal Reward wins

YOUNG jockey Ben Allen produced the ride of the night at Moonee Valley to steer Brugal Reward to victory in ...
Read More

Moloney to appeal improper riding ban

Patrick Moloney will appeal a 28 meeting ban for improper riding in a race at Sale ...
Read More

Price dreams of Royal Ascot run for Flying Artie

FLYING Artie is looking to maintain a strong first-up record as the $4.60 favourite in Saturday’s Group One Black Caviar ...
Read More

Poon granted licence to ride in Hong Kong

Apprentice Matthew Poon, who has been based in South Australia since mid-2015, has been granted a licence to ride in ...
Read More

Counterattack fit for Lightning but one eye on Newmarket Hcp

Chris Waller has declared Counterattack ready to go ahead of the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday ...
Read More

Flying Artie in top shape for Lightning

Trainer Mick Price is confident Group One-winning colt Flying Artie has had the right preparation for his return in the ...
Read More

Hong Kong Jockey Club announces 2017-18 licensing decisions

THE Hong Kong Jockey Club has released official information regarding the latest meeting of its licensing committee. The club has ...
Read More

Lloyd and Edmonds on successful road

Much travelled Binalong Road can continue the fabulous run by jockey Jeff Lloyd and trainer Toby Edmonds in the Open ...
Read More

Australian horses on Royal Ascot radar

Increasing the Australian representation at the Royal Ascot meeting has become a priority for administrator Nick Smith ...
Read More

Darmanin with chance at first G1 win

Anthony Darmanin continues his association with Illustrious Lad in the Lightning Stakes with both jockey and horse chasing a first ...
Read More

Queensland harness race to be given Grand Circuit status

Harness racing in Queensland has received a shot in the arm with The Black’s A Fake feature joining an elite ...
Read More

Michael Freedman wins Hong Kong Jockey Club license

THE Hong Kong Jockey Club has awarded a trainer's license to Michael Freedman for the 2017-18 racing season. The 48-year-old ...
Read More

Michael Freedman to train in Hong Kong

Michael Freedman has been granted a licence to train in Hong Kong in the new season ...
Read More

Comin’ Through ready for next step

Trainer Chris Waller has high hopes for Comin' Through who is the favourite for the Hobartville Stakes ...
Read More

Mallyon gets Group race ride for Godolphin

Andrew Mallyon is looking forward to the opportunity to ride Godolphin-owned colt Malaise in the Group Three C S Hayes ...
Read More

Flying Artie in top shape for Lightning Stakes

Trainer Mick Price is confident Group One-winning colt Flying Artie has had the right preparation for his return in the ...
Read More

Manners key for Time Awaits at Flemington

Time Awaits and Domination line up for Tony McEvoy in the Talindert Stakes at Flemington ...
Read More

Moreira given all clear for Blue Diamond Stakes ride

Hong Kong officials have given Joao Moreira the green light to fly to Australia for the Blue Diamond Stakes meeting ...
Read More

Weight no worry for Paradis Imperial

Trainer Tony McMahon is more worried by a bad barrier rather than a big weight for Paradis Imperial at Eagle ...
Read More

Adelaide Cup mission for Bagot Hcp winner

Annus Mirabilis will resume from a let-up over 2000m at Flemington and is on a path towards the Adelaide Cup ...
Read More

Harlow Gold bigger and stronger for autumn

David Hayes says VRC Oaks runner-up Harlow Gold has returned a bigger, stronger and more relaxed filly which he hopes ...
Read More

Trainer Rod Hurley eyeing city success

Rod Hurley has worked for many top trainers but is now ready to make a name for himself through tough ...
Read More

Filly to reign in the Silver Slipper

She Will Reign puts her Golden Slipper credentials on the line in the Silver Slipper at Rosehill ...
Read More

Matt Cameron bounces back from concussion for Australian Guineas

NEW Zealand jockey Matt Cameron has been confirmed to ride Xtravagant for the 2016 Australian Guineas on March 5. Cameron ...
Read More
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments