Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 18th May

Today 18th 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.


Ipswich Turf Club

Ipswich tips, top odds & quaddie picks | Wednesday, May 18

HorseBetting analyst James Herbert brings you the best bets, latest odds and top quaddie picks for the Ipswich meeting on ...
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Mystery Shot

Ballarat racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Wednesday, May 19

HorseBetting's James Herbert takes a look at the best bets and top quaddie picks on offer for the Ballarat meeting ...
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Hightail

Randwick-Kensington racing tips & top odds | Wednesday, May 19

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert brings you the top value bets and quaddie numbers for the Randwick-Kensington meeting on Wednesday, May 19 ...
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Michael Walker

Walker reveals extent of horror injury from Pakenham fall

Popular jockey Michael Walker has revealed the full extent of the injuries that he suffered following a fall at Pakenham ...
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Johnny Get Angry

Pagan eyeing off Melbourne Cup with Johnny Get Angry

Coach-turned-trainer Denis Pagan has revealed that Group 1 VRC Derby winner Johnny Get Angry could be headed towards the 2021 ...
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Ben Melham

Melham ready to make up for lost time after five-month ban

Following a five-month disqualification from racing due to illegal betting, jockey Ben Melham is counting down the days until he ...
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Peter Griffin - Family Guy

Punt Drunk: Thompson puts hand up for Ayrton ride in Stradbroke

Punt Drunk's Tuesday edition takes a look two potential entrants for The Everest and the jockey who reckons he can ...
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Llanacord

Proud Nickalls homeward bound

Rangiotu trainer Stephen Nickalls was looking forward to being reunited with his family on Monday, as he returns to New ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | May 18, 2021

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

Horse racing around the country sees four meetings scheduled to help get us through the Tuesday blues. Our racing analysts ...
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Yuto Kumagai

Quick learner makes perfect start

Apprentice jockey Yuto Kumagai has come a remarkably long way in a short time. Three years after arriving in New ...
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Fantastic Treasure

Fresh talent on the rise at Sha Tin as Fantastic Treasure stamps credentials

Chad Schofield celebrated his 200th Hong Kong victory in perfect fashion as Fantastic Treasure confirmed his rare quality by bettering ...
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Not An Option

Pike buoyed by positive start to Queensland campaign

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike got his attack on the Queensland Winter carnival off to a good start with exciting three-year-old ...
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Cambridge Jockey Club

Cambridge Jockey Club ready to host first synthetic track meeting

A frenetic week for the Cambridge Jockey Club will culminate on Wednesday when the country’s first official racemeeting run on ...
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Lord Vladivostok

Heptinstall has ambitious plans for Lord Vladivostok

A gritty performance by Lord Vladivostok to land the Group 3 RA Lee Stakes (1600m) at Morphettville on Saturday has ...
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Oceanex

Oceanex Melbourne Cup bound

The infamous 10,000m Bart Cummings Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) preparation has been adopted by a number of trainers in ...
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Wild Ruler

Brisbane plans for Sydney colt Wild Ruler

Promising Sydney two-year-old Wild Ruler is scheduled to run in the Champagne Classic in Brisbane ahead of a possible tilt ...
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Santa Ana Lane

Santa Ana Lane topweight for Stradbroke

Accomplished sprinter Santa Ana Lane is the 58.5kg topweight as he tries to repeat his 2018 Stradbroke Handicap win at ...
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Michael Moroney

Moroney considers Harlech for Australian spring

Trainer Mike Moroney has spring ambitions for Tofane, Buffalo River and Aktau while he is also looking to bring sprinter-miler ...
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Damian Lane

Damian Lane set to continue Japan sojourn

Leading Melbourne jockey Damian Lane expects to receive approval to continue riding in Japan during the Australian off-season ...
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Django Freeman

Django Freeman ready for Australian debut

German Derby runner-up Django Freeman is scheduled to make his Australian debut over 1600m at Flemington after missing last spring ...
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Trekking

Trekking a big shortener in Stradbroke Handicap

Godolphin galloper Trekking has been the big shortener in Stradbroke Handicap betting after his win in The Goodwood ...
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Inner Flame

Inner Flame gives Moreira a treble to draw level with Purton

Joao Moreira outscored jockeys’ championship rival Zac Purton three to one at Sha Tin on Sunday (17 May), a haul ...
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Opie Bosson

Bosson to stay with Te Akau Racing

Te Akau Racing have confirmed that leading jockey Opie Bosson will remain as their number one retained rider for the ...
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Rondinella

Rondinella transferred to leading Sydney trainer

Uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic has forced a change in plan for high class racemare Rondinella who will commence ...
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Stephen McKee

McKee ready to enter rebuilding phase

While enjoying a return to stable life, trainer Stephen McKee is taking a patient approach as he enters a rebuilding ...
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Brando

Business as usual as Richards gets ready for new season

Trainer Jamie Richards is enjoying being back in a familiar routine as the Te Akau Racing operation gears up for ...
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Despatch gives Pannell maiden Group One

Despatch gives Pannell maiden Group One

Adelaide jockey Todd Pannell has ridden his first Group One winner on Despatch for trainer Tony McEvoy to celebrate a ...
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Grey Lion stakes claim for Brisbane Cup

Grey Lion stakes claim for Brisbane Cup

Grey Lion will now head to Queensland for the Brisbane Cup after claiming a second Sydney stakes win in the ...
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Etana Oaks bound after winning The Roses

Etana Oaks bound after winning The Roses

Etana is a significant firmer in Queensland Oaks betting after landing a confident betting move in the Group Two The ...
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Fidelia gives Ethan Brown a milestone win

Fidelia gives Ethan Brown a milestone win

Ethan Brown has outridden his metropolitan claim guiding Fidelia to victory in the So You Think Hall Of Fame Trophy ...
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Declares War wins at last for Matt Cumani

Declares War wins at last for Matt Cumani

A start in the Queensland Derby remains a possibility for Declares War after he broke through for Matt Cumani in ...
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Kenedna claims Group One WFA Doomben Cup

Kenedna claims Group One WFA Doomben Cup

Co-trainer Ciaron Maher's great run in Group One races at Doomben has continued with Kenedna winning the Doomben Cup ...
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Tyzone storms into Stradbroke contention

Tyzone storms into Stradbroke contention

Tyzone will attempt to become only the second horse to complete the BRC Sprint-Stradbroke Handicap double after his barnstorming victory ...
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Hostwin reigns supreme in Rosehill sprint

Hostwin reigns supreme in Rosehill sprint

Gary Moore has labelled Hostwin Supreme the best sprinter he has trained after the three-year-old's win at Rosehill ...
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Isaurian keeps unblemished first-up record

Isaurian keeps unblemished first-up record

Godolphin galloper Isaurian has had to battle hard to score a close win and maintain his unbeaten first-up record in ...
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Quilista dominant in Bright Shadow Quality

Quilista dominant in Bright Shadow Quality

The Snowden stable is hoping Quilista's racing career can be extended after her brilliant all-the-way win in Bright Shadow Quality ...
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Hinerangi

Cambridge visitor takes out Awapuni feature

Promising mare Hinerangi added another stakes victory to the record haul of trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman when she ...
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Shamal

Shamal takes Waikato Steeplechase in nail-biting finish

Topweight and race favourite Shamal added a second prestige steeplechase victory to his career record when he prevailed in a ...
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Iffitel

Iffitel demolishes quality field in Waikato Hurdles

One of last season’s most promising jumpers returned to the hurdling game with a vengeance at Te Rapa on Saturday ...
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Well-backed Moonlover scores at Flemington

Well-backed Moonlover scores at Flemington

Moonlover is likely to head to Brisbane in search of more black-type after scoring first-up off a break at Flemington ...
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Maximum Security owner's $20m challenge

Maximum Security owner’s $20m challenge

Owner Gary West has challenged the owners of horses Maximum Security is judged to have hampered in the Kentucky Derby ...
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Zoustyle makes it six from six at Doomben

Zoustyle makes it six from six at Doomben

Star colt Zoustyle has made it six wins from six starts with another dominant display in the JRA 3YO Plate ...
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Low draw makes the difference for Perudo

Low draw makes the difference for Perudo

Perudo will continue on a black-type program during the winter carnival after her narrow win in the Listed Bill Carter ...
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Hayes has Derby plans for Independent Road

Hayes has Derby plans for Independent Road

Independent Road will be turned out for a break and set for the Victoria Derby after his victory in the ...
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Teo stays on for strong victory at Doomben

Teo stays on for strong victory at Doomben

Fighting Teo has taken advantage of a top ride from Luke Tarrant to score a strong win at Doomben ...
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Les Tilley ride leaves rivals red-faced

Les Tilley ride leaves rivals red-faced

Jockey Les Tilley has produced a clever front-running ride to land Red Colour a winner at Doomben ...
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Houtzen impresses after Newmarket spin

Houtzen impresses after Newmarket spin

Connections of Australian sprinter Houtzen feel she may have been overlooked for the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot ...
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Chris Waller

Track no problem for Waller runner

The Chris Waller-trained Life Less Ordinary should have no problems adapting to the Doomben track in what will be his ...
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Double delight assured for Richard Litt

Double delight assured for Richard Litt

Warwick Farm trainer Richard Litt is rapt to have two runners at Rosehill, the scene of his first Saturday-class win ...
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Liam Birchley

Birchley, Vasil can train as appeal bans

Trainers Liam Birchley and Tony Vasil have been granted stays of their respective one- and three-year disqualifications in the Aquanita ...
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River Bird aiming at Queensland return

River Bird aiming at Queensland return

Trainer Jason Coyle is hoping River Bird can warrant a Queensland winter carnival campaign by producing a strong performance at ...
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Privlaka to show pace again

Privlaka to show pace again

Privlaka will again have to be ridden for pace in the Group Three BRC Sprint at Doomben as he chases ...
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Laing duo to stick out Andrew Ramsden trip

Laing duo to stick out Andrew Ramsden trip

Darabad and Cuban Fighter form a two-pronged attack from trainer Robbie Laing on the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemington ...
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Chris Waller

Satono Rasen primed to star for Waller

Satono Rasen is poised to secure his first win since joining Chris Waller's stable from Japan when he lines up ...
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Clark looking for another Adelaide G1

Clark looking for another Adelaide G1

Sydney jockey Tim Clark will return to Morphettville looking to add the Goodwood on Thronum to his Group One sprint ...
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Liam Birchley

Birchley wins stay of Vic disqualification

Trainer Liam Birchley has won a stay of his one-year disqualification in Victoria while he appeals the ban ...
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Handsome sale for Fortuna

Handsome sale for Fortuna

Group-performed two-year-old Handsome Rebel has been sold and will do his future racing in Hong Kong. The Fortuna-syndicated youngster won ...
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Morphettville tips for May 8

The Goodwood betting tips at Morphettville, May 19

MORPHETTVILLE is racing this Saturday as The Goodwood headlines of the day of racing on the Australian thoroughbred landscape. Arguably ...
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Liam Birchley

Trainers seek stays of disqualifications

Two trainers among the eight people disqualified over the Aquanita race day treatments scandal want stays of their bans pending ...
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Horse trainer Tony Gollan

Second chance for Notonyourlife

Well-bred mare Notonyourlife has returned to racing after it was discovered she wasn't carrying a foal as originally thought ...
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Port MM

Port Macquarie market movers for Friday, May 18

PORT Macquarie is one of the key meetings in Australia this Friday and the punters have rallied around the NSW ...
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Straight improvement from Lindsay Park duo

Straight improvement from Lindsay Park duo

Keen Array and Derryn tackle The Straight Six at Flemington with Lindsay Park expecting improvement from the pair ...
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Matt Dunn's barrier luck changes

Matt Dunn’s barrier luck changes

Trainer Matt Dunn's luck with barriers has finally changed with several of his horses drawing well in stakes races at ...
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Geelong market movers for Friday, May 18

Geelong market movers for Friday, May 18

GEELONG is racing this Friday and the punters have invested heavily ahead of the eight race card. We have your ...
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Kiwis chasing royal result

Kiwis chasing royal result

New Zealand does not have a runner at Royal Ascot this year, but they will have a presence. Bloodstock consultant ...
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Stayers give stable top Te Rapa chances

Stayers give stable top Te Rapa chances

Team Rogerson hold a strong hand in the open distance handicap at Te Rapa on Saturday with the in-form pair ...
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Browne thrilled with Australian adventure results

Browne thrilled with Australian adventure results

Trainer Emma-Lee Browne has had her first taste of the famous Warrnambool jumping carnival and she can’t wait to get ...
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Track a concern for Collett

Track a concern for Collett

Jim Collett has only one worry with Sasanof’s Hero on his Awapuni venture. The Matamata trainer has the six-year-old at ...
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Max Dynamite back to the flat at York

Max Dynamite back to the flat at York

Connections of Max Dynamite are hoping a return to Flat racing can rekindle his enthusiasm when he bids for glory ...
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Justify works on soggy Pimlico track

Justify works on soggy Pimlico track

Preakness Stakes favourite Justify has been given an easy work-out on a wet Pimlico track ahead of the second leg ...
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Chris Munce

Chris Munce ribs mate Beadman as accidental hero at Godolphin

FELLOW jockey-turned-trainer Chris Munce has given his old sparring partner Darren Beadman a cheeky serve, claiming the former Canberran has ...
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Mark Newnham

Newnham craves maiden win for Ipso Facto

Mark Newnham hopes Ipso Facto can join Tulip, Pierone and Pierata as winners sired by Pierro, the champion he developed ...
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Owner Lloyd Williams

Williams pays Waller huge compliment

Australian Racing Hall Of Fame inductee Lloyd Williams says Chris Waller should have been inducted at the same time as ...
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Windsor Park Stud eyeing Group One success

Windsor Park Stud eyeing Group One success

Vanbrugh and Rageese will be out to enhance their records in Australian Group One races before they are retired to ...
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Demonstrate

Demonstrate’s second crack at Straight Six

Unplaced as favourite in the Straight Six a year ago, Godolphin's Demonstrate is back for another crack at the Listed ...
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Australian Racing Hall Of Fame inductees

Australian Racing Hall Of Fame inductees

A list of the 2017 Australian Racing Hall Of Fame inductees ...
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Divine Quality out to remain unbeaten

Divine Quality out to remain unbeaten

Three-year-old Divine Quality will be out to maintain an unbeaten start to her career when she steps out as favourite ...
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Harrison needs to be on form

Harrison needs to be on form

Jockey Tegan Harrison will need to reproduce one of her best rides to help Cabin Fever overcome a wide barrier ...
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Draw the barrier to black-type bid

Draw the barrier to black-type bid

Bjorn Baker still plans to send Bonny O'Reilly to the Queensland winter carnival after her Doomben debut on Saturday was ...
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Australian debut for import at Flemington

Australian debut for import at Flemington

Sam Pritchard-Gordon is set to run the imported Our Yangtze first-up in a 2000m-race at Flemington ...
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Goodwood

Darley Goodwood at Morphettville with form and free tips, May 20

THE Group 1 Darley Goodwood is the premier race in Australia this Saturday with a stake of $1 million and ...
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The Virginian on Stradbroke trail

The Virginian on Stradbroke trail

Stradbroke Handicap minor placegetter The Virginian will be out to cement his place in this year's race via the Chief ...
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Filly a bright stakes chance at Doomben

Filly a bright stakes chance at Doomben

With A Promise will bypass a contest against her own age group to take on older mares in the Bright ...
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Lucky Liberty gains start in The Goodwood

Lucky Liberty gains start in The Goodwood

The Henry Dwyer-trained Lucky Liberty has gained a start in the Group One Goodwood as first emergency after the scratching ...
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Darren Beadman set to equal rare feat

Darren Beadman set to equal rare feat

Darren Beadman is in only his second week as a trainer but is set to achieve a feat not completed ...
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Extra Zero poised for his 100th race start

Extra Zero poised for his 100th race start

Ten-year-old Extra Zero will reach a milestone when he steps out for his 100th start in a 2000m-handicap at Flemington ...
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Bolwell to be transferred to Sydney

Bolwell to be transferred to Sydney

Injured apprentice Melanie Bolwell will continue her recovery from serious injuries in Sydney's Liverpool Hospital ...
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Rain to determine Hopfgarten's race

Rain to determine Hopfgarten’s race

Hopfgarten will run in the BRC Sprint on Saturday if predicted rain arrives in Brisbane but otherwise is likely to ...
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Doomben Cup

Group 1 Doomben Cup betting guide with form, odds and free tips

PUNTERS got an exciting taste of what's to come during the Brisbane winter carnival last week and it continues at ...
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Winx

Winx to be inducted into Australian Racing Hall of Fame

WINX has joined an elite group of thoroughbreds to be inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame while still ...
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Darren Weir

Three more Weir horses arrive in Brisbane

Three more of Victorian trainer Darren Weir's winter carnival horses have arrived in Brisbane after travel concerns ...
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Michelle Payne

BHA committed to addressing diversity

A first report into gender diversity in racing serves as a stark reminder more needs to be done within the ...
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Queensland news

2016 Group 1 Doomben Cup final field, barrier draw, odds and news

The field for the $650,000 Group 1 Doomben Cup on Saturday has been finalised with 10 runners taking their place ...
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Vic racing

Sadler, Robertson charged over race rides

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board will hear charges laid by Racing Victoria stewards against apprentice Tom Sadler and jockey ...
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NSW racing news

No-one to blame for Australian Oaks fall

Stewards have ruled the ATC Austrtalian Oaks fall in which Kathy O'Hara was injured was a racing incident and not ...
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Vic racing

Flemington track rating to suit Jimando

Tony McEvoy will rely on Jimando in the Better Loosen Up Handicap at Flemington after Mr Backchat drew gate 18 ...
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Vic racing

Smerdon well represented in Straight Six

Odyssey Moon and Iggimacool are set to contest the Listed Straight Six at Flemington, but stablemate My Poppette will head ...
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NSW racing news

Rockolicious favoured to beat stablemates

Chris Waller has weight of numbers on his side in the Neville Begg Handicap at Rosehill, headed by Rockolicious ...
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Queensland news

Volkstok’n’barrell primed for Doomben Cup

Trainer Donna Logan has Volkstok'n'barrell back to his best as her stable star tries to end a run of outs ...
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NSW racing news

NZ fillies show their Queensland Oaks form

New Zealand fillies Romantic Maid and Provocative have won at different Australian venues to boost their chances of Queensland Oaks ...
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Queensland news

Va Va Veni adds to Costa haul at Ipswich

Michael Costa has trained his fifth winner in a week with Va Va Veni posting a decisive victory at Ipswich ...
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NSW racing news

Cadogan set to step up to stakes racing

Randwick winner Cadogan will be an addition to Bjorn Baker's winter carnival team after cementing his place with victory at ...
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Vic racing

Matt Cumani set to unveil another import

Matt Cumani will produce another European import at Flemington having had provincial wins with two others ...
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Vic racing

Challis suspension reduced to $2000 fine

Country Victorian trainer Bob Challis is free to continue training after appealing to the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board ...
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Vic racing

Beach helps Vilanova thrive for 3200m test

A jumps career has been put on hold for Vilanova as the former Chris Waller-trained stayer heads to the Andrew ...
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Queensland news

Volkstok’n’barrell primed for Doomben Cup

Trainer Donna Logan has Volkstok'n'barrell back to his best as her stable star tries to end a run of outs ...
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Queensland news

Cassidy on verge of returning to saddle

Sidelined jockey Larry Cassidy hopes to be given the all-clear to resume riding after a year out of racing ...
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UK News

Midterm in race against time for Derby

Midterm, the former favourite for the Epsom Derby, has been found to have a sore hamstring and is battling time ...
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Vic racing

Black Heart Bart Goodwood favourite

Darren Weir will saddle favourite Black Heart Bart and Sooboog as he chases a second Group One win in Adelaide ...
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racing news

Field of 11 expected for Preakness Stakes

Nyquist and Exaggerator, who ran one-two in the Kentucky Derby, are expected to fight out the finish of the Preakness ...
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