Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 18th August

Today 18th August 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.


Horse trainer Bryan Guy

Rebel Salute does the job for Team Guy at Doomben

Punters rejoiced in the seventh race at Doomben on Wednesday when the heavily backed Rebel Salute won by a big ...
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Queensland jockey Luke Dittman

Dittman hunting third consecutive win on Release The Beans

Luke Dittman has partnered Release The Beans at his last two starts and will look to make it a hat-trick ...
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Verry Elleegant

Zahra to ride Verry Elleegant during Melbourne Spring Carnival

Last year’s Caulfield Cup winner, Verry Elleegant, will be reunited with Mark Zahra when she heads to Melbourne later on ...
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Hawkesbury betting tips

Hawkesbury racing preview & quaddie tips | Thursday, August 19

HorseBetting's NSW racing analyst brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the Rowley Mile meeting at ...
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Warrnambool racing tips & quaddie selections | August 19, 2021

Warrnambool racing tips & quaddie selections | August 19, 2021

HorseBetting's Victorian form analyst present his best bets and quaddie selections for the eight-race card at Warrnambool Racing Club on ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 18, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 18, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees five meetings being held around the country on this Wednesday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Aegon

Memsie favoured for Aegon

Connections of high-class four-year-old Aegon are favouring a start in the AUD$1 million Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday ...
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Bifrost

Bifrost wins Australian debut

An Australian campaign is already paying dividends for Cambridge trainers David and Emma-Lee Browne. Elephant made an immediate impact winning ...
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On The Bubbles

Hastings first-up for On The Bubbles

Connections of many of the country’s early three-year-olds will be breathing a sigh of relief when they hear Group One ...
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Bridget Grylls

Bridget Grylls back in New Zealand

Jockey Bridget Grylls has returned from a foray to Victoria and is sure to be a welcome addition to the ...
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More Wonder

Big spring tipped for Team Rogerson

Graeme Rogerson left Te Rapa in a buoyant mood after his team’s efforts at the Hamilton trials on Monday. More ...
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Harlech

Harlech back at Matamata stable

Talented five-year-old Harlech is back in New Zealand and is preparing for a tilt at the Hawke’s Bay features this ...
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Nature Strip warms up with trial win

Nature Strip warms up with trial win

Nature Strip has kicked off an important week for trainer Chris Waller with a barrier trial win ahead of the ...
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Adam Hyeronimus

Three-year ban for jockey Adam Hyeronimus

The riding career of Adam Hyeronimus hangs in the balance after Racing NSW stewards outed him for three years on ...
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Sandown Lakeside racing tips - Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Sandown Lakeside racing tips – Wednesday, 19 August 2020

An interesting card awaits the punters on Wednesday afternoon at the Sandown Lakeside track, with a few horses looking well ...
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Tony Prendergast

Racing loses a gifted horseman

The New Zealand racing industry awoke on Monday morning to the news of the death overnight of popular Canterbury trainer ...
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Guvnor

Winning effort saves the day

Madam Sequoia had more than just her own future resting on her bid to clear maiden ranks at Riccarton on ...
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All Saints’ Eve

Friends combine with All Saints’ Eve

Talented mare All Saints’ Eve recorded a hard-fought victory at Randwick over 1400m on Saturday, the third career win for ...
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The Mitigator

Tarzino test for The Mitigator

The Mitigator got a taste of Group 1 glory earlier this year and this spring he will be out for ...
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Rondinella

Big guns on show at Taupo trials

The Roger James and Robert Wellwood stable will step out stable stars Rondinella and Concert Hall at the Taupo trials ...
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Sentimental Miss

Australian Group 1 target for Sentimental Miss

Last season’s Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner Sentimental Miss passed the first test of an abbreviated spring campaign ...
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In Her Time

Graff, In Her Time to trial at Newcastle

Everest contender In Her Time and stablemate Graff will trial against each other at Newcastle ...
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Mystic Journey

Trinder handling added Journey pressure

With ongoing success comes added pressure as Tasmanian trainer Adam Trinder is experiencing with Mystic Journey ...
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Te Akau Shark

Te Akau Shark on target for Sydney

Te Akau Shark remains on target for a Sydney campaign despite being beaten on his season return in the Foxbridge ...
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The Candy Man

The Candy Man sweet for Sydney trip

Trainer Barry Baldwin is happy with fan favourite The Candy Man despite him running last in a recent barrier trial ...
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Santa Ana Lane

Santa Ana Lane to step out at trials

The Everest favourite Santa Ana Lane is among the high-profile horses set to contest barrier trials at Cranbourne in preparation ...
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Winning Ways

Three-year-olds favourites for RQ awards

Top three-year-olds Winning Ways and Zoustyle are the favourites to fight out the annual Racing Queensland Horse of the Year ...
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Robbie Griffiths

Griffiths resting after brain surgery

Victorian trainer Robbie Griffiths has undergone a successful operation on a brain aneurysm but is expected to remain in hospital ...
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Jason Benbow

Innocuous fall has long lasting effects

What looked a simple fall at Sale has left jockey Jason Benbow on the sidelines longer than expected with seven ...
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Corey Brown

Stewards frustrated at inquiry delay

Queensland stewards are becoming increasingly frustrated at delays in finalising the Queensland Derby fall in which jockey Corey Brown was ...
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Tom Magnier

Everest hope Ten Sovereigns for Nunthorpe

Battaash and Ten Sovereigns headline 13 horses confirmed for the Nunthorpe Stakes at York with Australian mare Houtzen also expected ...
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Le Romain a class above in G3 Show County

Le Romain a class above in G3 Show County

Le Romain has returned to the winner's circle for the first time in 12 starts after giving at least 5.5kg ...
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Osborne Bulls wins first-up at Caulfield

Osborne Bulls wins first-up at Caulfield

Godolphin galloper Osborne Bulls has shown his fighting spirit in landing the Listed Regal Roller Stakes first-up at Caulfield ...
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Egyptian Symbol defies betting in Toy Show

Egyptian Symbol defies betting in Toy Show

Egyptian Symbol has claimed a tough win in the Group Three Toy Show Quality, leading all the way to defy ...
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Showtime prevails in WFA Lawrence Stakes

Showtime prevails in WFA Lawrence Stakes

Showtime has denied Hartnell back-to-back wins in the Group Two PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Relief, pride as Winx extends run to No.26

Relief, pride as Winx extends run to No.26

A part-owner of Winx says everything about the horse is phenomenal after she extended her winning streak to 26 ...
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Winx to be honoured with postage stamp

Winx to be honoured with postage stamp

Champion racehorse Winx will be honoured with a commemorative postage stamp following her Australian record 26th consecutive win ...
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Maloney continues Queensland win streak

Maloney continues Queensland win streak

Former Victorian Jockey Ryan Maloney has continued his winning streak in Queensland, riding Dal Cielo to victory at the Gold ...
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Sunlight shines in Group 3 Quezette Stakes

Sunlight shines in Group 3 Quezette Stakes

Sunlight has recaptured her best two-year-old form, taking out the Group Three Quezette Stakes at Caulfield ...
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The world the last time Winx was beaten

The world the last time Winx was beaten

Tony Abbott was still prime minister the last time champion racehorse Winx failed to return to the mounting yard a ...
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Winx reigns over Randwick in her own race

Winx reigns over Randwick in her own race

Winx has again shown who is boss, kicking off her campaign with an Australian record 26th consecutive win in the ...
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Clark rewarded for chasing Master Ash ride

Clark rewarded for chasing Master Ash ride

Co-trainer Adrian Bott says Master Ash has the Group One Golden Rose on his agenda after taking out the Up ...
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Tony Nicconi wins Group Three Vain Stakes

Tony Nicconi wins Group Three Vain Stakes

Tony Nicconi has led home stablemate Long Leaf to provide the quinella for Lindsay Park in the Group Three Vain ...
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Winx extends winning streak at Randwick

Winx extends winning streak at Randwick

Winx has returned to racing with an emphatic win at Randwick to extend her streak to an Australian record 26 ...
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Fiesta takes first leg of Princess Series

Fiesta takes first leg of Princess Series

The Chris Waller-trained Fiesta has taken the first leg of the Princess Series for three-year-old fillies with a stylish win ...
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Fighting Teo claims battle of the giants

Fighting Teo claims battle of the giants

Massive gelding Fighting Teo has overcome a wide trip to beat fellow giant-sized stayer Meteorologist at the Gold Coast ...
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Vega Magic wins at Caulfield

Strong Caulfield gallop ideal for Magic

Damien Oliver has given Vega Magic a gallop between races at Caulfield in preparation for the Group One Memsie Stakes ...
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Segenhoe gets own way in stayers' race

Segenhoe gets own way in stayers’ race

Segenhoe has been able to get a soft lead in the staying race at Randwick to defy his more fancied ...
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Miss Siska stays on to win at Caulfield

Miss Siska stays on to win at Caulfield

Miss Siska, a close relation to multiple Group One-winning sprinter Hay List, has won over a middle distance at Caulfield ...
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Bowman off to perfect start on Winx Day

Bowman off to perfect start on Winx Day

Butchoy may lack confidence but he's helped get Winx's jockey Hugh Bowman off to a perfect start at Randwick ...
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Plumb siblings in a first in Qld racing

Plumb siblings in a first in Qld racing

Trainer Angela Plumb and her jockey brother Ryan Plumb have combined to enter Queensland racing's record books with a winner ...
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Mare stars for Edmonds on her way to stud

Mare stars for Edmonds on her way to stud

Well-bred mare Awake The Stars has scored an impressive win at the Gold Coast in her farewell to the racetrack ...
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Wells chases a record fourth GN Steeple

Wells chases a record fourth GN Steeple

Former champion jumps jockey Craig Durden has a soft spot for Wells who will rewrite history if he wins the ...
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Apprentice jockey Ben Allen

Allen excited for Caulfield opportunities

Apprentice Ben Allen is looking forward to a Caulfield book of rides which includes Tosen Stardom in the P B ...
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Allergic wins at Randwick

Godolphin team springs into action

Godolphin trainer James Cummings will unveil several of the stable's carnival contenders at Randwick ...
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Pat Duff

One race at a time for veteran Steel Zip

Popular Brisbane galloper Steel Zip is set to race on after running in an open handicap at Doomben but trainer ...
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My Tagoson wins at Scone

My Tagoson primed for second Highway bid

Scone-based gelding My Tagoson will make his Randwick debut under Hugh Bowman as trainer Rodney Northam seeks his first Highway ...
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Horse trainer Tony McEvoy

Stakes test for McEvoy-trained debutant

Trainer Tony McEvoy will have two runners in the Group Three Vain Stakes at Caulfield including first starter A Thousand ...
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Gold Standard wins at Canterbury Park

Golden opportunity to reach high Standard

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott are challenging promising colt Gold Standard to take the next step in the Up And ...
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Tommy Berry on Curren Mirotic

Tommy Berry in Sydney farewell

Hong Kong-bound Tommy Berry will bid farewell to Australian racing for the time being after he rides at Randwick ...
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Catchy wins Blue Diamond Stakes

Caulfield returns for Lindsay Park stars

Some of the Lindsay Park stable's Group One performers will be on show in their season returns on P B ...
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Horse trainer Tony Gollan

QRIC drop swab charges against 2 trainers

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has discontinued positive swab cases against trainers Ricky Vale and Tony Gollan ...
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Chris Waller horse Sayed

Sayed in hunt for Metropolitan berth

Former French stayer Sayed can take a significant step towards next month's Group One Metropolitan when he continues an eye-catching ...
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'So much more expectation' on Winx: owner

‘So much more expectation’ on Winx: owner

Part-owner Debbie Kepitis' experience and knowledge that anything can go wrong in racing aren't helping her nerves ahead of the ...
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Berisha

Caulfield return from injury for Berisha

A tendon injury denied Berisha a Caulfield Cup start but the gelding is ready for his first run in 11 ...
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Kelly Schweida

Kelly Schweida wary on trio’s chances

Trainer Kelly Schweida has had his best start to a season yet but is wary about his chances with three ...
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Omei Sword

Omei Sword takes step towards The Everest

Talented mare Omei Sword will make her return at Randwick to push her claim for the Chris Waller stable's slot ...
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O'Dea

Francisca to continue success story

Promising filly Francisca is set to continue trainer Steve O'Dea's run of success with horses owned by the Proven Thoroughbred ...
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Damien Oliver

Oliver appeals severity of Sandown ban

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board will hear an appeal by Damien Oliver against the severity of a 14-meeting Sandown ...
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NZ Tips

Foxbridge Plate at Te Rapa tips with full card form and odds

THE Group 2 Lisa Chittick Foxbridge Plate is on the cards at Te Rapa this Saturday and the major spring ...
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Buick to see specialist about injury

Buick to see specialist about injury

William Buick is set to find out the extent of the injury he sustained in America when he sees a ...
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NSW racing news

Winx named NSW champion of the year

Winx has been named the NSW Horse of the Year for her spectacular unbeaten season which included the Cox Plate ...
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NSW racing news

McCreery wins Rowley Mile

Sporting the same colours as champion mare Winx, McCreery has led in a Chris Waller-trained trifecta in the Listed Rowley ...
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NSW racing news

New Divide to travel the Highway

Port Macquarie trainer Tas Morton has faith in New Divide who he brings to Sydney for the Highway Plate at ...
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Vic racing

Heatherly favourite for Carlyon Stakes

Group-winning sprinter Heatherly is ready to make her return in the Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley as long as there ...
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NSW racing news

Expectation builds as Winx nears return

As she aims for her 10th consecutive win, Winx is edging closer to creating a Black Caviar-like legacy, according to ...
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NSW racing tips

Warwick Stakes betting at Randwick with odds, form and free tips

WINX is the star attraction at Randwick this Saturday when it runs in the Group 2 Warwick Stakes. The Chris ...
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NSW racing news

Stablehand outed for sample swap

A Sydney stablehand has been outed for nine months for giving stewards a urine sample that came from someone else ...
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Vic racing

Katie Walsh chasing another Grand National

With an Irish Grand National Steeplechase on her record, Katie Walsh would like to add the Australian version aboard I'll'ava'alf ...
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NSW racing news

Pressure mounts for Winx to win

As champion mare Winx returns to the track, her owners and trainer are experiencing more pressure than ever to win ...
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NSW racing news

Tycoon Tara’s win no fluke: Paul Snowden

Co-trainer Paul Snowden has sent a warning to Tycoon Tara's Listed Show County Quality rivals, insisting her first-up win was ...
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NSW racing news

Expectation builds as Winx nears return

As she aims for her 10th consecutive win, Winx is edging closer to creating a Black Caviar-like legacy, according to ...
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Vic racing

Ariaz kicks off 1000 Guineas tilt at MV

Trainer Robbie Griffiths will give Ariaz the opportunity to make it to the Thousand Guineas at Caulfield starting with a ...
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Queensland news

Hidden Pearl exposed at Eagle Farm

Trainer Barry Lockwood is looking to Hidden Pearl to confirm a trip to Sydney for a Group Two race when ...
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Vic racing

Deal Master earns chance at Listed race

Debut winner Deal Master will be given his chance at stakes company at his second start in the Listed McKenzie ...
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Vic racing

Lindsay Park with depth in 3yo ranks

Some of Lindsay Park's promising three-year-olds will be out to press their spring claims in races in both Sydney and ...
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Vic racing

Michael Dee suspended at Geelong

Michael Dee has been released from his rides at Moonee Valley and will begin an eight meeting suspension after he ...
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NSW racing news

Luck smiles Rather Sweetly on Gary Nickson

Trainer Gary Nickson says any rain will benefit Rather Sweetly in the Group Two Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick on ...
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Vic racing

Katie Walsh chasing Grand National

Katie Walsh hopes to replicate the victory of her brother Ruby in the Grand National steeplechase at Ballarat ...
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NSW racing news

Winx has final work before Warwick Stakes

Champion mare Winx has completed her final piece of track work before she returns to the track in the Group ...
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UK News

Postponed beats Highland Reel at York

Postponed has confirmed his favouritism for the Arc with victory over Cox Plate placegetter Highland Reel in the Juddmonte International ...
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NSW racing news

Comeback queen Kayla Nisbet hoping to overcome latest setback

THE trials and tribulations a jockey endures throughout their career should never be underestimated and for talented rider Kayla Nisbet, ...
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Kirramosa on track for Cups

Kirramosa on track for Cups

THE John Sargent-trained Kirramosa has been sparingly raced since winning the 2013 Group 1 Victoria Oaks, but it is on ...
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