Horse Racing History: This day in Racing 21st February

This day 21st 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.


Bathurst Thoroughbred Racing

Bathurst betting preview, top tips & quaddie | Monday, 22/02/21

Horsebetting's top tipping experts bring you the betting preview, top tips, value bets, best odds and quaddie selection for Monday's ...
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Excellent Proposal

Blake Shinn hopeful Excellent Proposal can continue to flourish in the HK Classic Cup

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Blake Shinn is banking on Excellent Proposal’s consistency and quality as decisive factors in the HK$12 million ...
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Terang betting preview, top tips & best odds | Monday, 22/02/21

Terang betting preview, top tips & best odds | Monday, 22/02/21

Horsebetting's top tipping experts bring you the betting preview, top tips, value bets, best odds and quaddie selection for Monday's ...
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Punt Drunk : Dead Heat, A Star On The Rise & Adelaide Cup Winner?

Punt Drunk : Dead Heat, A Star On The Rise & Adelaide Cup Winner?

Punt Drunk Daily brings you an exclusive Blue Diamond Stakes Day review from yesterday's amazing efforts around Australia, including the ...
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Facts and figures on the G1 Oakleigh Plate

Facts and figures on the G1 Oakleigh Plate

What you need to know about the Group One Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield ...
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Ellerton and Zahra with more Plate chances

Ellerton and Zahra with more Plate chances

After winning last year's Oakleigh Plate with Booker, co-trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra have a two-pronged defence with Zoutori ...
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Vow And Declare

Vow And Declare on track for autumn return

Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare is on target for his likely return in the Group One Australian Cup after ...
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Dylan Caboche returns with winner at Sale

Dylan Caboche returns with winner at Sale

Apprentice Dylan Caboche has ridden a winner at Sale at his first ride since a year-long injury-enforced break ...
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Calvin McEvoy

Westport out to bounce back at Caulfield

Westport will be out to bounce back and cause an upset in a stakes race at Caulfield after a luckless ...
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Gerald Ryan

Ryan colts to make their presence felt

Two well-bred colts from the Gerald Ryan stable will begin their latest campaigns in separate races at Rosehill ...
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Futurity Stakes: What you need to know

Futurity Stakes: What you need to know

A look at the history behind the Group One Futurity Stakes to be run at Caulfield ...
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Super Seth

All-Star line-up chase a start in Futurity

The Group One Futurity Stakes at Caulfield is a dress rehearsal for the $5 million All-Star Mile with the eight ...
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Red Cardinal

Clean slate for Mustajeer after Cups bid

Brought to Australia as a Cups aspirant, Mustajeer will make his Sydney debut alongside stablemate Red Cardinal in the Parramatta ...
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Nonconformist

Two feature race chances for Begg stable

Trainer Grahame Begg has last-start winners Nonconformist and Miss Siska chasing Group Two victories in separate races at Caulfield ...
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Tycoon Ace

Sears partnership to rule at Eagle Farm

The Tony and Maddy Sears training partnership is hoping to continue its great run with the offspring of Tycoon Ruler ...
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Prince Fawaz

Cummings Prince of Hobartville upsets

Prince Fawaz will bid to become trainer Anthony Cummings' third Hobartville Stakes winner and his second at double-figure odds ...
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History behind the Blue Diamond Stakes

History behind the Blue Diamond Stakes

All the facts and figures on the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Robbie Griffiths

Griffiths chasing his Blue Diamond dream

As a proud Victorian trainer, Robbie Griffiths loves to have a runner in the Blue Diamond Stakes with Glenfiddich to ...
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Kerrin McEvoy

McEvoy hoping to blaze a Golden trail

Juvenile Blaze A Trail will begin his quest for a Golden Slipper start when he resumes against boom filly Cellsabeel ...
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Robert Heathcote

Emerald Kingdom turns form around

Trainer Robert Heathcote has praised his staff for the improved attitude of Emerald Kingdom who is chasing another win at ...
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Matt Dunn

Badoosh to be tested as a stayer

A winter carnival campaign as a stayer is on the line for three-year-old Badoosh when he steps up in distance ...
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Vin Cox

Godolphin secures slot in The Everest

Global racing operation Godolphin has secured a slot in the $15 million Everest ...
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RV calls for soft tracks in jumps races

RV calls for soft tracks in jumps races

Smaller field sizes for races under $50,000 and more forgiving tracks will come into play for the new jumps racing ...
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Australian debut delay for Barend Vorster

Australian debut delay for Barend Vorster

Blue Diamond Stakes contender Game Keeper needs a new rider as Singapore based Barend Vorster waits on an Australian working ...
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Interpretation of Currie's texts vital

Interpretation of Currie’s texts vital

Ben Currie's stay application in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has heard debate about the meaning of slang terms ...
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SA's Balf's Choice tops All Star Mile vote

SA’s Balf’s Choice tops All Star Mile vote

South Australian Balf's Choice has polled the most public votes for the All-Star Mile at Flemington with Happy Clapper receiving ...
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Queensland trainer Ben Currie gets a stay

Queensland trainer Ben Currie gets a stay

Trainer Ben Currie can resume training after getting a stay after a successful application on a suspension from a show ...
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Baller to stick to sprints this autumn

Baller to stick to sprints this autumn

Progressive three-year-old Baller will be prepared purely as a sprinter this campaign and he is poised to show the benefit ...
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Oakleigh Plate - what does history say

Oakleigh Plate – what does history say

Facts and figures of the Oakleigh Plate, an 1100m Group One sprint at Caulfield ...
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Qld trainer Ben Currie granted a stay

Qld trainer Ben Currie granted a stay

A Queensland tribunal has granted trainer Ben Currie a stay of a suspension handed down by stewards ...
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Oakleigh Plate draws against Maher/Eustace

Oakleigh Plate draws against Maher/Eustace

Training partners Ciaron Maher and David Eustace's chances of an Oakleigh Plate win have been made difficult with Bons Away ...
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Facts and figures on Blue Diamond Stakes

Facts and figures on Blue Diamond Stakes

A look at the history behind Victoria's richest two-year-old race, the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes ...
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Chris Waller-trained pair trial well

Chris Waller-trained pair trial well

The Chris Waller-trained Jaminzah and Veladero have trialled solidly before facing each other in a race at Eagle Farm ...
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Snowdens happy for Bondi to take on Sun

Snowdens happy for Bondi to take on Sun

If The Autumn Sun has any chinks in his armour at his first carnival run, trainer Paul Snowden is confident ...
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Dunn banking on blinkers in Blue Diamond

Dunn banking on blinkers in Blue Diamond

Dwayne Dunn is hoping the addition of blinkers to Catch Me's race day gear will help the filly give him ...
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A look at the Futurity Stakes history

A look at the Futurity Stakes history

All the facts and figures on the Group One Futurity Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Concerns over Blue Diamond favourite

Concerns over Blue Diamond favourite

Blue Diamond Stakes favourite Loving Gaby will need to satisfy vets she is fit to start in the $1.5 million ...
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$2 million colt sets sights on $3.5m prize

$2 million colt sets sights on $3.5m prize

Expensive youngster Faretti will be thrown straight in the deep end when he takes on Golden Slipper favourite Tassort at ...
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Draws suit Lees pair in G1 Futurity Stakes

Draws suit Lees pair in G1 Futurity Stakes

Trainer Kris Lees has two strong hopes in the Futurity Stakes at Caulfield with both Le Romain and Brave Smash ...
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Bavella the benchmark for Noble

Bavella the benchmark for Noble

Talented two-year-old Bavella is helping Karaka trainer Lance Noble break new ground. Noble will saddle the unbeaten Snitzel filly in ...
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Urban Ruler to perform at Eagle Farm

Urban Ruler to perform at Eagle Farm

Trainer Chris Munce is expecting improvement from All-Star Mile contender Urban Ruler when he runs at Eagle Farm ...
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All Star Mile top votegetters revealed

All Star Mile top votegetters revealed

South Australian Balf's Choice has been revealed as the top vote gatherer for the All Star Mile at Flemington while ...
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Great start to James/Wellwood training partnership

Great start to James/Wellwood training partnership

Cambridge trainer Roger James is enjoying one of his best seasons in recent times. James, along with his young training ...
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Champion’s Way for Purton and Size

Champion’s Way for Purton and Size

When Zac Purton walked Champion’s Way into gate two for the Class 4 Volunteers’ Challenge Cup Handicap (1200m) at Happy ...
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Happy Clapper into All-Star Mile

Happy Clapper into All-Star Mile

The Pat Webster-trained Happy Clapper has been named as the first of four wild cards to compete in the $5 ...
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Popular stayer Big Orange retired

Popular stayer Big Orange retired

Trainer Michael Bell has been forced to call time on the career of Big Orange after his old injury flared ...
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Nasaayim overcomes slow start at Caulfield

Nasaayim overcomes slow start at Caulfield

Heavily supported Nasaayim didn't have things go her way in the Spicer Thoroughbreds Handicap but she showed her class with ...
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Blake Shinn

Shinn suspended, misses two Group One days

Failing to ride out a Bjorn Baker-trained favourite at Canterbury has led to Blake Shinn being suspended for two high-profile ...
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Dreams of Paris

Beers lands maiden city win at Caulfield

After branching out on his own, trainer Mitchell Beer has trained his first city winner with Dreams Of Paris scoring ...
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Mr Sneaky

Mr Sneaky gets another go at a Group One

Mr Sneaky and his younger sibling Mr So And So could both chase feature race wins on the Futurity Stakes ...
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Canterbury Park

French connection for triumphant Dubois

Goulburn trainer Jean Dubois has won his first metropolitan two-year-old race at Canterbury with a colt sired by an emerging ...
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Hartnell

Well-travelled Hartnell back to Melbourne

After winning the C F Orr Stakes first-up from a spell at Caulfield, Godolphin's Hartnell will return to the Melbourne ...
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McGillivray returns a winner at Gold Coast

McGillivray returns a winner at Gold Coast

Matt McGillivray has ridden his first winner since being suspended on Magic Millions day - and ironically it was at ...
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Houtzen

Houtzen gallop confirms Sydney campaign

Houtzen has worked between races at the Gold Coast in preparation for a trip to Sydney ...
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Townsville horse racing tips for January 20 2021

Townsville tips & form for Thursday, February 22

QUEENSLAND racing is in Townsville this Thursday. The sunshine state venue hosts seven races so let's get stuck straight into ...
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Oakleigh Plate

Snitty Kitty fitter for G1 Oakleigh Plate

Trainer Henry Dwyer says Snitty Kitty's fitness levels have improved since her first-up defeat ahead of the mare's Oakleigh Plate ...
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Chris Waller duo aimed at Rosehill Guineas

Chris Waller duo aimed at Rosehill Guineas

Sydney's leading trainer Chris Waller is mapping out a route to the Rosehill Guineas with So You Win and Tangmere ...
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Sunlight right at home in Sydney: McEvoy

Sunlight right at home in Sydney: McEvoy

Trainer Tony McEvoy says Golden Slipper favourite Sunlight has settled in well in Sydney ahead of the Silver Slipper Stakes ...
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Warrnambool tips for January 10, 2021

Warrnambool tips & form for Thursday, February 22

WHO doesn't love racing at the 'Bool? Everyone's favourite rural city in Victoria hosts a solid eight race card to ...
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Liam Birchley

Liam Birchley can continue training in Qld

Liam Birchley will be able to continue training in Queensland despite allegations made against him in the media ...
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Robert Smerdon

Doping inquiry schedule unchanged: RV boss

A hearing into a horse racing doping investigation will go ahead as planned despite the publication of evidence used to ...
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Price to add to Blue Diamond collection

Price to add to Blue Diamond collection

Mick Price has trained the winners of two of the past six Blue Diamonds and will try to add another ...
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Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup poses Seasons Bloom a question

Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup poses Seasons Bloom a question

Joao Moreira is looking to last year’s form for a degree of assurance that Seasons Bloom will see out the ...
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Luvaluva to start Oaks bid in Hobartville

Luvaluva to start Oaks bid in Hobartville

Luvaluva embarks on her second preparation in the Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill, a stepping stone towards the Group One ATC ...
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Caulfield market movers for Wednesday night, February 21

Caulfield market movers for Wednesday night, February 21

TWILIGHT racing returns to Caulfield this Wednesday as the Melbourne track hosts eight races. The punters have made their moves ...
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Time Lord

Derby day prospects for Collett

Pukekohe conditioner Richard Collett will line up two promising three-year-olds on Derby day at Ellerslie next month. One that will ...
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Wagga betting tips for January 19 2021

Wagga tips & full form for Thursday, February 22

RACING in rural NSW is at Wagga this Thursday as the Riverina town hosts seven races. We've taken a look ...
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Ascot market movers for Wednesday, February 21

Ascot market movers for Wednesday, February 21

WESTERN Australia's premier track hosts racing this Wednesday as Ascot hosts an eight race card. The investors have rallied around ...
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Goold

Geoff Goold faces challenge to ride again

Jockey Geoff Goold is keen to ride in races again but he knows it is a long shot after suffering ...
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Horse Betting

Gear change set to help Plumaro at Doomben

Trainer Kevin Kemp will add winkers to smart two-year-old Plumaro's race day gear after problems with her blinkers ...
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Oakleigh Plate

Capacity field for Group 1 Oakleigh Plate

Flamberge will carry the No.1 saddlecloth in a capacity field for the Oakleigh Plate after weights were raised when Chautauqua ...
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Embellish

Embellish to strip in top order for Guineas

A bolder showing is expected from the leading New Zealand three-year-old Embellish in the Gr.1 Australian Guineas (1600m). The Savabeel ...
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Locally Sauced

Proven combination back in business

A widely-travelled combination will be reunited at Wairoa with the champion southern jockey Chris Johnson to partner Locally Sauced. They ...
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Tosen Stardom

Field of 11 for Group One Futurity Stakes

A field of 11 has been declared for the Group One Futurity Stakes which includes two three-year-olds ...
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Bonneval

Rethink puts NZ Group Ones on Bonneval’s programme

A change of plans will see New Zealand's top mare Bonneval make two domestic appearances before her Sydney autumn campaign ...
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Chautauqua

Chatauqua to miss Oakleigh Plate

Weights for the Group One Oakleigh Plate will rise 1.5 kilograms with Chautauqua a non-runner ...
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William Hill

Hefty $10 Million penalty for UK bookmaker William Hill

British bookmaker William Hill will have to pay STG6.2 million in penalties for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations ...
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Jameka

Another international option for Jameka

The Peter Young Stakes is the next race on the agenda for Caulfield Cup winner Jameka who could take to ...
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Extreme Choice

Extreme Choice ‘very bright’ heading into the Oakleigh Plate

DUAL group one-winner Extreme Choice has been installed as the $3.60 favourite at Sportsbet.com.au to add a third major to ...
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Lasqueti Spirit to take on big guns again

Lasqueti Spirit to take on big guns again

Trainer Lee Curtis wants to see Lasqueti Spirit finish closer to Winx and Hartnell in the Chipping Norton Stakes but ...
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Sheer Madness waits on Diamond start

Sheer Madness waits on Diamond start

Connections of two-year-old Sheer Madness have a nervous wait with the gelding who is the emergency for the Blue Diamond ...
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Darts Away

Jones and Joseph confident of hitting a bullseye with Darts Away

MOTHER and son training duo Barbara Joseph and Paul Jones are hoping their consistent gelding Darts Away can put its ...
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Andrew Noblet

Andrew Noblet plans to let Ensuing dictate its own destiny

AFTER trying to plot a middle distance path for his talented mare Ensuing, trainer Andrew Noblet is planning on taking ...
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Ryan-trained two-year-old on display

Ryan-trained two-year-old on display

Trainer Gerald Ryan's most favoured Golden Slipper hope Chauffeur will be stealing the limelight at the Rosehill midweek meeting with ...
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quaddie tips

Quaddie tips for Thursday, February 23 races at Kilmore

KILMORE hosts an interesting eight-race card on Thursday afternoon which should offer racing enthusiasts plenty to get excited about. There ...
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Diamond market reshuffle post barrier draw

Diamond market reshuffle post barrier draw

Property has joined Catchy at the top of Blue Diamond betting following the barrier draw for the Group One race ...
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Early scans clear rider of serious injury

Early scans clear rider of serious injury

Tayla Childs has been cleared of serious injury after being taken to hospital for scans following a Caulfield trackwork fall ...
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VRC Sires' Produce hopes to run at Sandown

VRC Sires’ Produce hopes to run at Sandown

A 1300m race for juveniles at Sandown looms as a likely stepping stone to the VRC Sires' Produce Stakes for ...
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Three more nominations for Futurity Stakes

Three more nominations for Futurity Stakes

Attention, Fast 'N' Rocking and Tavago have been added to the entry list for the Group One Futurity Stakes at ...
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Extreme Choice on song for Oakleigh Plate

Extreme Choice on song for Oakleigh Plate

Trainer Mick Price says Extreme Choice has undergone an ideal preparation ahead of his first-up tilt at the Oakleigh Plate ...
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Favourite Catchy draws 13 in Diamond

Favourite Catchy draws 13 in Diamond

Lindsay Park will saddle six runners in the Blue Diamond Stakes with favourite Catchy drawing out in the second half ...
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Kentucky Derby winner Charismatic dies

Kentucky Derby winner Charismatic dies

Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic has died aged 21 from unknown causes ...
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Trackwork rider injured at Caulfield

Trackwork rider injured at Caulfield

Tayla Childs has been taken to hospital complaining of hip pain after a fall at trackwork at Caulfield ...
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Michael Walker sidelined indefinitely

Michael Walker sidelined indefinitely

Tests have failed to determine the source of a back problem which has sidelined jockey Michael Walker indefinitely ...
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Max Dynamite being aimed at Melbourne Cup

Max Dynamite being aimed at Melbourne Cup

Irish horse Mac Dynamite will be aimed at another Melbourne Cup in a bid to better his second in 2015 ...
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