Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 20th August

Today 20th 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.


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Punt Drunk: Buckle up, buckaroos – Group 1 racing is back!

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major news stories in the racing world this week as we ...
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Snowfall wins Yorkshire Oaks

Snowfall brings up another Group 1 win in Yorkshire Oaks

Aidan O’Brien and Ryan Moore combined for another Group 1 victory at York overnight as Snowfall took out the Yorkshire ...
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Randwick betting tips

Randwick race-by-race preview & best bets | Winx Stakes Day 2021

HorseBetting's NSW racing analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie selections for the Winx Stakes meeting at Royal Randwick ...
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Eagle Farm racing tips

Eagle Farm tips, odds & quaddie numbers | August 21, 2021

HorseBetting's Queensland form analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie selections for the Eagle Farm race meeting on Saturday, ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 20, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 20, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees three meetings being held around the country on this Friday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Sherwood Forest

Melbourne Cup hopeful Sherwood Forest set to resume at Cambridge

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike's confidence is growing that Saturday's meeting on his home track will go ahead. Under the Government's ...
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Berdibek

Berdibek salutes for O’Shea in Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury

John O’Shea left Hawkesbury a happy trainer on Thursday after claiming victory in the featured Rowley Mile with his grey ...
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Collinstreet

Sharrock trio ready for return to racing

Like many trainers in New Zealand, New Plymouth horseman Allan Sharrock has his fingers crossed that the country drops back ...
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Nikau Spur

Proisir gelding too good at Sandown

Former Kiwi Nikau Spur picked up his fourth career victory when successful at Sandown on Wednesday over 1500m in the ...
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Bonham

Sheraco likely for Bonham

Former New Zealand mare Bonham could kick-off the Australian leg of her racing career in the Group 2 Sheraco Stakes ...
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Waller lands another Mile with Savacool

Waller lands another Mile with Savacool

Jockey Tommy Berry has continued his sensational vein of form, producing Savacool with a barnstorming run to claim the Rowley ...
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Everest contender poised to trial at Farm

Everest contender poised to trial at Farm

Fresh from booking his place in The Everest, Adelaide sprinter Gytrash will be the star attraction at the Warwick Farm ...
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John Thompson

Thompson’s spring dream team taking shape

Trainer John Thompson is assembling a strong team for the Sydney carnival headed by Dreamforce, who will resume in a ...
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Hickmott's stars thriving at Mount Macedon

Hickmott’s stars thriving at Mount Macedon

Trainer Rob Hickmott has returned to the Mount Macedon property from which he prepared two Melbourne Cup winners for leviathan ...
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Parr back on course after illness scare

Parr back on course after illness scare

Struck down by a rare disorder earlier this year, jockey Josh Parr is thankful to be back to full strength ...
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Taylor Marshall

Forster weighs up jockey options for filly

A rib injury to Taylor Marshall has forced trainer Desleigh Forster to seek a replacement rider for talented filly Eelloh ...
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Bostonian

Free tips & best bets for Doomben – Saturday, 22 August 2020

We are back racing at Doomben on Saturday with nine of the best to be run and won. Check out ...
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Irish Excuse

Local assignment for Gore warhorse

Evergreen galloper Irish Excuse may be 10 years old but he is showing no signs of slowing down. The No ...
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Snitz

Randwick racing tips & value bets – Saturday, 22 August 2020

Royal Randwick plays host to nine quality races this Saturday, headlined by the Group 1 Winx Stakes and the Group ...
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Jungle Edge

Jungle’s wet track edge back at Valley

Although ten-year-old sprinter Jungle Edge is yet to win at Moonee Valley, his trainer Mick Bell says a wet track ...
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Thermosphere

Free racing tips & value bets for Silver Shadow Stakes 2020

Saturday's Group 2 Darley Silver Shadow at Randwick sees a number of quality three-year-old fillies resuming as they look to ...
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Winter find set to Show up in stakes test

Winter find set to Show up in stakes test

Trainer Brad Widdup has a handy band of progressive mares on his books and hopes that two of them can ...
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Master Of Wine

Winx Stakes 2020 betting tips, odds & form

The first Group 1 of the season arrives with the 1400m Winx Stakes kicking off the Spring Carnival at Randwick ...
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Bounty

Breakthrough win for Harvey at Taupo

Cambridge trainer Glen Harvey sent out his first raceday winner on Wednesday when Bounty proved too strong in the Te ...
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Diogenes

Tiley works around Covid-19 restrictions

When the going gets tough, you can count on the generosity of those involved in the racing industry. That's what ...
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Redzel

Redzel sizzles in Rosehill trial win

Redzel has led from start to finish in a 1000m-barrier trial at Rosehill as he steps up his preparation aimed ...
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Tony McEvoy

Deep Force out to bounce back at Valley

Deep Force is set for a step up in class at The Valley in the Listed McKenzie Stakes but connections ...
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Verry Elleegant

Verry Elleegant ready for Winx Stakes

Verry Elleegant has pleased her jockey and trainer ahead of the Winx Stakes after a slight scare when she pulled ...
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Ciaron Maher

Spirit Of Valor could make Valley return

Last year's Group One Manikato Stakes runner-up Spirit Of Valor could have his first start for his new stable in ...
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Kevin Sheedy

Sheedy to be face of MRC Everest Series

The Melbourne Racing Club has announced Kevin Sheedy as the face of the MRC Everest Series this spring ...
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Meuse

Thousand Guineas target for unbeaten Meuse

Unbeaten filly Meuse is on track to make her season return at The Valley and will be given the chance ...
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Shamal

Duncan chasing immediate success in Australia

Hunterville trainer Ken Duncan has stepped into new territory with his fine steeplechaser Shamal set to race at Ballarat on ...
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Vigor Winner

Group 1 assignment for Vigor Winner

Vigor Winner may not have got the results his connections were looking for in Australia last season, but the trip ...
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Nakeeta Jane

Nakeeta Jane’s racing future in limbo

Group One winner Nakeeta Jane has suffered a career-threatening injury during a track gallop ...
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Stuart Kendrick

Eric ready to slide into spring carnival

Promising stayer Eric The Eel is ready for a barrier trial as he prepares for a tilt at the Victoria ...
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Mike Moroney

Tofane out to boost rating at Sandown

Lightly raced mare Tofane is set to run at Sandown, her first start since running second in the Group Two ...
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Redzel wins barrier trial at Rosehill

Redzel wins barrier trial at Rosehill

Group One-winning sprinter Redzel has won a barrier trial at Rosehill as he prepares for his campaign aimed at a ...
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Brutal among McKenzie Stakes nominations

Brutal among McKenzie Stakes nominations

The Listed McKenzie Stakes for three-year-old colts and geldings has attracted 20 nominations including impressive debut winner Brutal ...
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Dio D'Oro to step up to stakes company

Dio D’Oro to step up to stakes company

Winter star Dio D'Oro will be one of three stakes runners for trainer Gary Portelli at Rosehill ...
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Star jockey Damien Oliver

Damien Oliver wins ninth Scobie Breasley

Damien Oliver has won his ninth Scobie Breasley Medal for riding excellence at the annual Victorian Trainer and Jockey awards ...
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Hey Doc on target for Moonee Valley return

Hey Doc on target for Moonee Valley return

Trainer Tony McEvoy believes dual Group One winner Hey Doc has done enough work to make his mark over 1000m ...
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Divine Unicorn to resume at Caloundra

Divine Unicorn to resume at Caloundra

Tattersall's Cup winner Divine Unicorn will begin his spring campaign in an open handicap at the Sunshine Coast ...
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Viddora building up for G1 Moir first-up

Viddora building up for G1 Moir first-up

Viddora has pleased her trainer Lloyd Kennewell in a gallop at Moonee Valley as the mare starts to ramp up ...
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Classy Kiwi mare sends strong signal on Spring prospects

Classy Kiwi mare sends strong signal on Spring prospects

Former top three-year-old filly La Bella Diosa ended an eighteen-month absence from the winner’s enclosure when she produced a devastating ...
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Winx shows no signs of a hard run

Winx shows no signs of a hard run

A day after her dramatic last-to-first Warwick Stakes victory, Winx has shown no signs of having had a hard run ...
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Wells lands a third Grand National Steeple

Wells lands a third Grand National Steeple

Wells has joined Bashboy as the only three-time winner of the Grand National Steeplechase with a thrilling victory at Ballarat ...
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Two Hats lands last-stride Houlahan win

Two Hats lands last-stride Houlahan win

Warrnambool-trained Two Hats has landed a premier hurdle race victory with a last-stride win in the J J Houlahan Hurdle ...
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Moir Stakes an option for Sold For Song

Moir Stakes an option for Sold For Song

Trainer Kevin Kemp is considering the Group One Moir Stakes as a starting point for Sold For Song's Melbourne campaign ...
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She Will Reign ready for barrier trial

She Will Reign ready for barrier trial

Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign will take her first step towards The Everest when she runs in a barrier ...
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Tatura hosts Lindsay Park spring hopefuls

Tatura hosts Lindsay Park spring hopefuls

Some big names from the Lindsay Park stable are set to make the trip to Tatura for trials ahead of ...
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Saint Patrick's Day returns to work

Saint Patrick’s Day returns to work

Talented Saint Patrick's Day is back in trainer Chris Munce's stables but he won't be rushed for a spring campaign ...
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Arrogate

Arrogate beaten again at Del Mar

Arrogate, the world's highest ranked racehorse, has finished second in the Grade One Pacific Classic at Del Mar ...
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Ride

Apprentice Ruby on winning ride

In-form apprentice Ruby Ride will seek an extension on her indentures after scoring two wins at Doomben ...
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Vic racing

Heatherly returns with speedy Valley win

Heatherly has won the first of a planned three-race campaign at Moonee Valley by taking out the Carylon Stakes ...
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NSW racing news

Christian Reith cops careless riding ban

Two careless riding suspensions will keep Christian Reith from riding Le Romain in the Tramway Stakes ...
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NSW racing news

Christian Reith cops careless riding ban

Two careless riding suspensions will keep Christian Reith from riding Le Romain in the Tramway Stakes ...
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Vic racing

Royal Rapture scores again in Melbourne

Royal Rapture has made it four wins from his past five starts in Melbourne with a convincing victory over 1500m ...
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NSW racing news

Thousands pack Randwick for Winx return

Despite being a huge weekend for sport, thousands of punters havflocked to Randwick racecourse to see champion mare Winx win ...
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NSW racing news

Avdulla produces gem of a ride on Pearls

Godolphin mare Pearls will head towards the Group Two Golden Pendant after winning the Toy Show Quality at Rosehill ...
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Vic racing

Ken’s Dream makes step to stakes company

Three-year-old Ken's Dream has taken the step up to stakes company with victory in the Listed McKenzie Stakes at his ...
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NSW racing news

Tycoon Tara takes out Toy Show in style

FORMER Victorian runner Tycoon Tara made it back-to-back wins for Peter and Paul Snowden in the Toy Show Quality at ...
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Vic racing

Bold Sniper in 2nd Aust win for the Queen

Corey Parish has made the most of limited opportunities to guide the Queen's horse Bold Sniper to victory at Moonee ...
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NSW racing news

Winx star keeps shining in Warwick Stakes

Winx has been untroubled to win the Warwick Stakes on her return while her trainer Chris Waller has watched nervously ...
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NSW racing news

Winx star keeps shining in Warwick Stakes

Winx has been untroubled to win the Warwick Stakes on her return while her trainer Chris Waller has watched nervously ...
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Queensland news

Reward for McGillivray Syd-Bris switch

Sydney-based apprentice Matt McGillivray has won on Dream Choice at Eagle Farn, vindicating his decision to divide his time between ...
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NSW racing news

Winx resumes with stellar Warwick Stakes romp

WINX was everything we thought it was and more when winning the Group 2 Warwick Stakes at Randwick on Saturday ...
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Vic racing

Sweet Sherry scored first-up for new yard

Connections of Sweet Sherry have bigger plans in store after her first-up win at Moonee Valley for Leon and Troy ...
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NSW racing news

Tycoon Tara wins second Group race

Former Victorian mare Tycoon Tara has made it two Group wins from two starts for Sydney trainers Peter and Paul ...
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NSW racing news

Omei Sword dashes away in Silver Shadow

Trainer Chris Waller is considering running Omei Sword in the Golden Rose after a convincing win in the Group Two ...
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Vic racing

Catch A Fire resumes with Valley success

Group winner Catch A Fire has made a winning return at Moonee Valley and is set to step back up ...
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NSW racing news

Bootlegging claims Highway Plate win

The Norm Gardner-trained Bootlegging has come back from the brink to win a Highway Plate in Sydney ...
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NSW racing news

Divine Prophet adds depth to Hawkes squad

Divine Prophet has stamped himself a genuine spring contender with victory in the Up And Coming Stakes at Randwick ...
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Vic racing

Victoria Racing Club unveils new fashion and entertainment park

VICTORIA Racing Club has unveiled a new fashion and entertainment area called "The Park" which will take experiencing the Melbourne ...
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Queensland news

Quick back-up a key for Bodega Negra win

Bodega Negra has ended a long run of outs in beating Revitalise and stablemate Teronado at Eagle Farm ...
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NSW racing news

El Divino trails well ahead of Run To The Rose

THE Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained El Divino had an exhibition trial at Randwick on Saturday and the signs were ...
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Vic racing

Jumps career on hold for in-form Refectory

Schooling over jumps has improved the flat manners of Refectory who has made it back-to-back victories at Moonee Valley ...
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NSW racing news

Super Tycoon continues city winning spree

Trainer Greg McFarlane has celebrated an emotional fourth consecutive city win for Super Tycoon ...
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Queensland news

Cushion Pink an exception to E Farm rule

Trainer Robert Heathcote remains an outspoken critic of the Eagle Farm racetrack despite the win of stable runner Cushion Pink ...
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Vic racing

Paul Hamblin chases another National win

With the South Australian and New Zealand Grand National Steeplechases already in the bag, Paul Hamblin is chasing another at ...
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UK News

Quest For More unlikely for Melbourne

Trainer Roger Charlton says Lonsdale Cup winner Quest For More is unlikely to return to Australia for another tilt at ...
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Moody to boycott awards dinner amidst cobalt allegations

Moody to boycott awards dinner amidst cobalt allegations

TOP Victorian trainer Peter Moody is likely to boycott the Victorian Racehorse Awards this Sunday amidst cobalt allegations. Moody's runner ...
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