Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 21st October

Today 21st October 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.


Callsign Mav

Cox Plate hopes Gold Trip & Callsign Mav declared lame

Two horses set to line up in Saturday’s $5 million Cox Plate at Moonee Valley will have to undergo a ...
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Doomben best bets

Doomben tips, quaddie & top value bets | Saturday, October 23

HorseBetting's Queensland racing expert brings you his top tips and quaddie selections for the Doomben race meeting on Saturday, October ...
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The Invitation 2021 preview

The Invitation betting tips & strategy | Saturday, October 23

HorseBetting’s Sydney form analyst brings you his top selections and $100 betting strategy for the inaugural running of The Invitation ...
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Randwick betting tips

Randwick race-by-race preview & best bets | Saturday, October 23


HorseBetting’s New South Wales form analyst brings you an in-depth look at all 10 races for Saturday’s meeting at Royal ...
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Moonee Valley Cox Plate Day betting tips & quaddie | October 23

Moonee Valley Cox Plate Day betting tips & quaddie | October 23

Moonee Valley will host a bumper 10-race card on Saturday, October 23, and HorseBetting.com.au brings you the race-by-race preview, best ...
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Tralee Rose wins Geelong Cup

Tralee Rose books Melbourne Cup start with Geelong Cup win

Tralee Rose has all but secured her spot in the Melbourne Cup after a tough win in the Group 3 ...
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2021 Cox Plate runner-by-runner preview & betting tips

2021 Cox Plate runner-by-runner preview & betting tips

The 2021 Cox Plate is the feature event on Moonee Valley's ten-race card on Saturday, October 23, and HorseBetting.com.au's James ...
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2021 Moonee Valley Gold Cup betting tips | Saturday, October 23

2021 Moonee Valley Gold Cup betting tips | Saturday, October 23

HorseBetting's Victorian racing expert brings you his betting tips for the Group 2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup as well as ...
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Moonee Valley racing tips & best odds | Friday, October 22

Moonee Valley racing tips & best odds | Friday, October 22

HorseBetting.com.au's tipping expert brings you the best bets and top odds for the Moonee Valley race meeting for Manikato Stakes ...
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Harmony N Blessed

Zac Purton dominates Happy Valley with second quartet in four days

Zac Purton has forged to a double-figure lead over arch-rival Joao Moreira in the 2021/22 Hong Kong jockey’s championship after ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 21, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 21, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees six meetings being held on this Thursday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Tralee Rose

Cup start guaranteed following Geelong victory

Tralee Rose has guaranteed her place in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) after a game victory in Wednesday’s Group ...
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Tutukaka

Tutukaka triumphant in Geelong Classic

The Tony Pike-trained Tutukaka confirmed his staying prowess when powering home to land the Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) on Wednesday ...
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Elephant

Stablemates go head-to-head in Crystal Mile

Trainer David Browne’s big game expedition to Victoria with the talented duo of Elephant and Rhinoceros will take on a ...
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Probabeel

Probabeel peaking ahead of Cox Plate

At 31, trainer Jamie Richards makes most people seem like under-achievers. The Matamata horseman has 47 Group One wins to ...
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Irish Excuse

Decision time pending for Irish Excuse connections

Gore trainer Ellis Winsloe says Irish Excuse is at the crossroads of his career, with his performance in the Ray ...
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Hey Doc

Doc Chasing Second Manikato Stakes Crown

Calvin McEvoy believes Hey Doc is on track for a fourth Group One win in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee ...
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Geelong Cup

Steel Prince Shows Grit To Win Geelong Cup

Steel Prince may have gained a start in the Melbourne Cup for the second year in a row after a ...
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Verry Elleegant

Spring Racing Review: Stars shine in Everest and Caulfield Cup

Two big Group 1 races were run and won on Saturday, with Verry Elleegant taking out the Caulfield Cup and ...
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Ballarat Turf Club

Ballarat racing tips & value bets – Thursday, 22 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Thursday's racing action at Ballarat, Victoria ...
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Armory Ready To Fire In The Cox Plate

Armory Ready To Fire In The Cox Plate

Aidan O'Brien's travelling foreman T J Comerford believes Armory is a great Cox Plate chance as his form is better ...
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Bjorn Baker

Baker To Cook Up More Carnival Success

Trainer Bjorn Baker hopes to continue his recent run of success with four horses engaged at the Bondi Stakes meeting ...
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Arcadia Queen

Peters Hoping For Beginner’s Luck In Plate

Bob Peters is hoping his first ever Cox Plate starter, Arcadia Queen, can secure the famous race but he's worried ...
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Owners Again Shut Out Of Cox Plate Meeting

Owners Again Shut Out Of Cox Plate Meeting

No owners will be permitted at Moonee Valley for the Manikato Stakes and Cox Plate programs after an about-face from ...
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Bourbonaire

Guineas hopes on trial for Marsh

Dual-Island trainer Stephen Marsh is looking forward to Saturday where he will be lining-up progressive gallopers at both the Te ...
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Hightail

Kensington racing tips & best odds – Wednesday, 21 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Wednesday's racing action on the Kensington track at ...
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Ipswich Turf Club

Ipswich racing tips & value bets – Wednesday, 21 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Wednesday's eight-race meeting at Ipswich, Queensland ...
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Probabeel

Plum draw for Probabeel

What a difference a year makes. This time last year Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards was devastated after drawing the ...
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Gold Mount, Qafila out of Melbourne Cup

Gold Mount, Qafila out of Melbourne Cup

Gold Mount and Qafila have both been ruled out of the Melbourne Cup after running in the Caulfield Cup ...
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Richard Litt

Litt comfortable ahead of Plate decision

Trainer Richard Litt believes Group One-winning colt Castelvecchio will be a big chance in the Cox Plate if he gets ...
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Colada

Colada and Bottega in battle of Bondi

Stablemates Colada and Bottega will again do battle when they run in the $1m Bondi Stakes ...
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Black Heart Bart

Black Heart Bart a late entry for Plate

Multiple Group One winner Black Heart Bart has been paid up as a late entry for the $5 million Cox ...
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Internationals targeting rich Golden Eagle

Internationals targeting rich Golden Eagle

Three horses trained in the northern hemisphere and being aimed at the $7.5 million Golden Eagle at Rosehill have arrived ...
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Corey Brown

Two jockeys suspended over Qld Derby fall

Matt McGillivray and Tommy Berry have been suspended for careless riding leading to a fall in the Queensland Derby in ...
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Prince Of Arran

Field of 11 for Group Three Geelong Cup

Last year's Melbourne Cup placegetter Prince Of Arran is among 11 acceptors for the Geelong Cup ...
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Mer De Glace

Mer De Glace gets 1kg Cup weight penalty

Japanese horse Mer De Glace has been penalised 1kg for the Melbourne Cup after his Caulfield Cup win, taking his ...
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Long Jack

Derby hopes rest with Long Jack

The pressure goes on Long Jack at Geelong on Wednesday to keep alive the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) prospects ...
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Sir Charles Road

Last roll of the dice for Sir Charles Road

Sir Charles Road is in danger of missing out on a start in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) next ...
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Umberto Rispoli

Rispoli breaks season duck

Umberto Rispoli climbed off the premiership’s bottom rung with a welcome first win of the season, leaving Lyle Hewitson, Ben ...
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Rise High

Rise High’s Road to December

Vincent Ho was pleased with Rise High's winning effort in the Group 2 Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Handicap (1600m) ...
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Rise High

High for Fownes as Beauty Generation is beaten

There was fist-pumping and whooping, high-fives and firm clasps for all hands within reach of the Rise High camp; deflation ...
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Seasons Bloom

Patience pays for Seasons Bloom in Premier Bowl thriller

Danny Shum is counting down the days to the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint on 8 December after Seasons ...
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Qld horse abattoir may face criminal probe

Qld horse abattoir may face criminal probe

An investigation into the slaughter of former racehorses at a Queensland abattoir could become a criminal investigation, the Queensland government ...
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Sad end for Wicklow Brave in America

Sad end for Wicklow Brave in America

Trainer Willie Mullins has paid tribute to Wicklow Brave after he suffered a fatal fall at Far Hills racecourse in ...
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Hot King Prawn Sizzles in the Bowl to put Clipperton back in the big time

Hot King Prawn Sizzles in the Bowl to put Clipperton back in the big time

Yesterday is history and tomorrow's a mystery, but a proud Sam Clipperton was content to revel in the present at ...
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Sibling rivalry brewing as Glorious Forever rolls towards Hong Kong Cup

Sibling rivalry brewing as Glorious Forever rolls towards Hong Kong Cup

Glorious Forever galloped one race closer to a face-off with big brother Time Warp in December’s Group 1 Hong Kong ...
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Outstanding miler Beauty Generation does it again in Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Outstanding miler Beauty Generation does it again in Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Beauty Generation has drawn his share of unwarranted knocks from the naysayers but at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 21 ...
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Trevor-Jones rues unlucky Verdon Cup run

Trevor-Jones rues unlucky Verdon Cup run

Travelling foreman Robin Trevor-Jones fears Red Verdon has missed out on his grand final but the horse will press on ...
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QRIC

Innisfail thoroughbred trainer charged over race day injection

The Racing Crime Squad have charged a licensed Thoroughbred Trainer after allegedly administering substances to a horse before it raced ...
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Valley waiting game for O'Brien pair

Valley waiting game for O’Brien pair

TJ Comerford, the travelling foreman for Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien, is awaiting news whether Rostropovich and Idaho will be runners ...
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Cranbourne meeting called off after fall

Cranbourne meeting called off after fall

Jockeys Brad Rawiller and Brian Higgins have been sent to a Melbourne hospital following a race fall at Cranbourne ...
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Manikato quartet set to run for O'Brien

Manikato quartet set to run for O’Brien

U S Navy Flag, Spirit Of Valour, Fleet Review and Intelligence Cross are set to run for Aidan O'Brien in ...
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Saeed bin Suroor now chasing a Cox Plate

Saeed bin Suroor now chasing a Cox Plate

Having won a second Caulfield Cup with Best Solution, Saeed bin Surorr has switched his immediate attention to the Cox ...
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Verry Elleegant giving owners great ride

Verry Elleegant giving owners great ride

Newly promoted VRC Oaks favourite Verry Elleegant is living up to her owners' hopes in Melbourne ...
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Pride pair primed for Perth assault

Pride pair primed for Perth assault

The focus is on Melbourne but Joe Pride already has one eye on the summer carnival races in Perth ...
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Sunlight gets used to Valley before G1

Sunlight gets used to Valley before G1

Sunlight has pleased her trainer in the first of two planned work-outs at Moonee Valley in preparation for the Group ...
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Champions hat-trick for John Gosden

Champions hat-trick for John Gosden

A treble on Champions Day at Ascot has secured the trainer's title for John Gosden ...
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Cracksman bows out a winner

Cracksman bows out a winner

Cracksman has bowed out with a successful defence of the Champion Stakes at Ascot ...
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Cup gives Parish his first Group One win

Cup gives Parish his first Group One win

Cory Parish has guided Boom Time to victory in the Caulfield Cup, earning the jockey his first Group One win ...
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Jockeys hit by suspensions at Caulfield

Jockeys hit by suspensions at Caulfield

Seven jockeys have been suspended at Caulfield, four of them from the Caulfield Cup ...
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Fuhryk bounces back with Caulfield victory

Fuhryk bounces back with Caulfield victory

Sprinting mare Fuhryk has added to a big day for the Lindsay Park stable with a Listed win after stablemate ...
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Global Glamour wins Gr 2 Tristarc Stakes

Global Glamour wins Gr 2 Tristarc Stakes

Global Glamour has fought gamely to win the Tristarc Stakes first-up at Caulfield, bringing up a winning treble for her ...
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Hayes wins Caulfield Cup with own horse

Hayes wins Caulfield Cup with own horse

Boom Time has caused an upset in the $3 million Caulfield Cup, surprising even his owner and trainer David Hayes ...
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Olive proud of Single Gaze's Cup second

Olive proud of Single Gaze’s Cup second

Canberra mare Single Gaze has done her connections proud to finish second in the $3 million Caulfield Cup ...
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Bolter Boom Time wins $3m Caulfield Cup

Bolter Boom Time wins $3m Caulfield Cup

Outsider Boom Time has won the $3 million Caulfield Cup, beating Single Gaze and Johannes Vermeer ...
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What jockeys said after Caulfield Cup

What jockeys said after Caulfield Cup

What the jockeys said after the Caulfield Cup won by Boom Time ...
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Boom Time

Caulfield Cup recap & what punters learned for the Melbourne Cup

THE first of Melbourne's spring racing big-three, the Caulfield Cup has been run and won by Boom Time at a ...
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Hayes, Hayes and Dabernig

Ben Hayes, Dabernig savour first Cup win

Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig, who train in partnership with David Hayes, have savoured their first Caulfield Cup win ...
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Magorrian lands milestone Sydney double

Magorrian lands milestone Sydney double

Irish apprentice Lee Magorrian has posted his first Saturday double after Improvement and Mortar Platoon won at Randwick ...
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White Moss secures black type in Nivison

White Moss secures black type in Nivison

White Moss has taken a major step in her career with victory in the Group Three Nivison at Randwick in ...
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Snitty Kitty

Snitty Kitty the queen of short-course racing after Caulfield win

FOUR-YEAR-OLD mare Snitty Kitty claimed the title "Queen of short-course racing" on Saturday when taking out the Group 2 Caulfield ...
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Snitty Kitty sprints to Group Two victory

Snitty Kitty sprints to Group Two victory

Snitty Kitty has continued to improve throughout her career and has landed her biggest win in the Group Two Caulfield ...
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Goodfella sets up Melbourne Group One bid

Goodfella sets up Melbourne Group One bid

The Bjorn Baker-trained colt Goodfella is set for a Group One debut in the Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington after ...
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Ulmann Perth bound following Caulfield win

Ulmann Perth bound following Caulfield win

Ulmann has led home a Darren Weir quinella in the Moonga Stakes and is now Perth bound for the summer ...
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Improvement

Front-running tactics pay dividends for Improvement

GARY Portelli-trained four-year-old Improvement has gotten itself back in the winner's circle for the first time in nine months after ...
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Improvement some consolation for Portelli

Improvement some consolation for Portelli

Improvement has given her trainer Gary Portelli something to smile about at Randwick after the scratching of Single Bullet from ...
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Bendigo Cup aim for Coongy winner Kiwia

Bendigo Cup aim for Coongy winner Kiwia

The Darren Weir-trained Kiwia will head to the Bendigo Cup after winning the Group Three Coongy Cup at Caulfield ...
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Destiny's Kiss seals campaign with Cup win

Destiny’s Kiss seals campaign with Cup win

Veteran stayer Destiny's Kiss has earned a deserved but short break from racing after winning the City Tattersalls Club Cup ...
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She Knows back in action with Highway win

She Knows back in action with Highway win

Trainer Danny Williams says he erred on the side of caution by sidelining She Knows for five weeks but will ...
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Cliff's Edge

Cliff’s Edge puts his Derby claims on show

Cliff's Edge has leapt to the top of Victoria Derby markets after leading throughout over 2000m in the Caulfield Classic ...
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Wet weather, poor visibility ends Doomben

Wet weather, poor visibility ends Doomben

The Doomben meeting has been abandoned after three races because of poor visibility for jockeys ...
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Pinot

Pinot firms for the Oaks after dominant Caulfield win

WATERHOUSE and Bott-trained Pinot has firmed in heavily for the VRC Oaks after a dominant win in the Bloodstock Ethereal ...
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Packing Eagle

Former Hong Kong star Packing Eagle wins Sweynesse Stakes

PACKING Eagle, known as Packing Pins in Hong Kong, was a brilliant winner of the $70,000 WFA Sweynesse Stakes at ...
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Waterhouse has Oaks in sight with Pinot

Waterhouse has Oaks in sight with Pinot

Well-bred filly Pinot has pressed her claims for the VRC Oaks with a front-running win in the Ethereal Stakes at ...
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Kaonic win confirms Carbine Stakes start

Kaonic win confirms Carbine Stakes start

The Chris Waller-trained colt Kaonic is seeking to emulate the Carbine Club Stakes-winning exploits of former stablemate Kermadec for owner ...
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Ace High has tune-up gallop at Randwick

Ace High has tune-up gallop at Randwick

Spring Champion Stakes winner Ace High has had a work-out between races at Randwick ahead of his Victoria Derby bid ...
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Fullazaboot heads towards Magic Millions

Fullazaboot heads towards Magic Millions

Trainer Stuart Kendrick's decision to pay more than he expected for Fullazaboot as a yearling has given him a real ...
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Snitzepeg to follow proven spring program

Snitzepeg to follow proven spring program

A strong on-pace win by Snitzepeg has set the three-year-old on a path to the Carbine Club Stakes and Sandown ...
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Our Crown Mistress steps up to city class

Our Crown Mistress steps up to city class

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Our Crown Mistress has made it three-straight wins with her first victory at city ...
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Legislation in winning debut for Snowdens

Legislation in winning debut for Snowdens

Promising colt Legislation has made a winning start to his career for co-trainers Peter and Paul Snowden ...
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Prom Queen

Guineas favourite Prom Queen wins Barneswood Farm Stakes

NEW Zealand 1000 Guineas favourite Prom Queen has shown punters why it's the favoured pick heading into the Riccarton feature ...
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Rebel Dane

Rebel Dane upstages rivals in Group 1 Manikato Stakes

REBEL Dane sent shock waves throughout Moonee Valley when the long shot won the Group 1 Manikato Stakes on Friday ...
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Rebel Dane causes upset in Manikato

Rebel Dane causes upset in Manikato

Veteran sprinter Rebel Dane has sprung an upset in the Manikato Stakes with Chautauqua failing for the second time this ...
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Capitalist scratched from Manikato

Capitalist scratched from Manikato

Peter Snowden has scratched Capitalist from the Group One Manikato Stakes because of a track downgrade to soft after rain ...
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Another Diamond

Another Diamond dominant in 55 Second Challenge upset

THE Jeep 55 Second Challenge belonged to two battlers of horse racing with trainer Bill Cerchi and jockey Jason Lyon ...
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Refulgent

Mid-race move secures Country Cup for Refulgent

A mid-race move by jockey Brad Rawiller was good enough for Refulgent to secure the $100,000 Strathmore Community Bank Country ...
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Happy Trails fronts up again at the Valley

Happy Trails fronts up again at the Valley

South Australian veteran Happy Trails will take on Winx and Hartnell for a fifth shot at Cox Plate glory ...
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Punters flock to Winx despite weather

Punters flock to Winx despite weather

Winx continues to hold sway as the favourite to defend her Cox Plate which may be overshadowed by the weather ...
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Silvera out to press Derby claims in Vase

Silvera out to press Derby claims in Vase

The lightly raced Silvera will be out to press his claims for the Victoria Derby when he makes his Melbourne ...
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Wait for Oliver reckless riding ruling

Wait for Oliver reckless riding ruling

Damien Oliver has admitted to careless riding but wants his reckless riding charge and 20-meeting suspension downgraded ...
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How recent Qld Derby winners have fared

How recent Qld Derby winners have fared

As 2015 Queensland Derby winner Magicool searches to regain some form, take a look back at the fortunes of other ...
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Magicool on long road to recapture form

Magicool on long road to recapture form

Trainer Chris Waller saddles up Filante Handicap favourite Religify at Randwick on Saturday, in a race in which Queensland Derby ...
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Awesome Rock to be forward in Cox Plate

Awesome Rock to be forward in Cox Plate

Awesome Rock will revert to his previous racing pattern where the plan is to lead in the Cox Plate ...
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Royal Myth to atone at Eagle Farm

Royal Myth to atone at Eagle Farm

Royal Myth will be out to make up for an unlucky debut when she runs at Eagle Farm ...
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I Am A Star thriving ahead of Valley race

I Am A Star thriving ahead of Valley race

Trainer Shane Nichols says Thousand Guineas placegetter I Am A Star is thriving and believes the filly is well-placed in ...
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The W S Cox Plate - a high pressure race

The W S Cox Plate – a high pressure race

Chris Waller, the trainer of defending champion Winx, explains why the W S Cox Plate at Moonee Valley is unlike ...
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Ride Cox Plate on instinct: Beadman

Ride Cox Plate on instinct: Beadman

Twenty years after Darren Beadman won the Cox Plate on Saintly, he has the chance to win the race as ...
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Extreme Choice impresses Price in jump-out

Extreme Choice impresses Price in jump-out

Extreme Choice has continued preparations for the Coolmore Stud Stakes, winning a jump-out at Flemington which also featured Russian Revolution ...
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Man Of Choice relishing pro environment

Man Of Choice relishing pro environment

Trainer Luke Price says Man Of Choice is ready to get a confidence-boosting win at Randwick on Saturday despite a ...
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Father and son take on Randwick Highway

Father and son take on Randwick Highway

Father and son duo, trainer Chris and jockey Nick Heywood, will team up with Lighthouse in Saturday's Highway Handicap at ...
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Staying test for La Spiagga

Staying test for La Spiagga

Tough stayer La Spiagga heads a strong team for Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds at Eagle Farm ...
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Avdulla chasing a hometown Cox Plate win

Avdulla chasing a hometown Cox Plate win

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is returning home from Sydney chasing a feature race win in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley ...
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Zahra confirmed to ride Vadamos in Plate

Zahra confirmed to ride Vadamos in Plate

Mark Zahra will ride French horse Vadamos in the $3 million Cox Plate at Moonee Valley ...
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Extreme Choice pleases Price in jump-out

Extreme Choice pleases Price in jump-out

Extreme Choice has had a look up the Flemington straight, winning a jump-out in preparation for the Coolmore Stud Stakes ...
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Zahra expected to ride Vadamos in Plate

Zahra expected to ride Vadamos in Plate

Mark Zahra is expected to replace Joao Moreira aboard French Cox Plate contender vadamos ...
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