Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 22nd April

Today 22nd April 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.


Atullibigeal

Henderson hoping to pop some bubbles at Ellerslie

Carl Henderson is full of excitement heading into the Listed Staphanos By Deep Impact Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Ellerslie on ...
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Beauden

Elliot prepared for another Beauden blitz

The ease of Beauden's last-start win in the Group 2 Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m) even surprised his biggest fan, jockey ...
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Big Mike

Breeding book brings big reward

Hardy stayer Big Mike, the winner of the Listed Hawke’s Bay Cup (2200m) last Saturday, has taken his breeders Sally ...
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Lockyer Valley Turf Club

Gatton betting tips, value bets & best odds | Friday, April 23

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Gatton races held on Friday, April 23. See all the top tips, ...
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Belwazi

Cranbourne betting tips, best odds & quaddie | Friday 23/4/2021

HorseBetting's Victorian racing expert James Herbert brings you the top tips and best odds for the eight-race card at Cranbourne ...
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Tamworth racing

Tamworth Cup Day betting tips & top odds | Friday, April 23

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Tamworth Cup on Friday, April 23. See all the top tips for ...
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Glen Boss and Sir Dragonet

Punt Drunk: Opie & Bossy locked in for Brisbane Winter Carnival

Punt Drunk catches you up with some of the top stories in racing from the last 24 hours, including two ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | April 22, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 22, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees five meetings scheduled to be run and won today, following the abandonment of the ...
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Vincy

Harry Bentley conquers Happy Valley on first ride at the city circuit

Stationed in a high-rise hotel overlooking Happy Valley racecourse during an obligatory three-week quarantine period, Harry Bentley capitalised on unorthodox ...
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Wellington

Wellington ready to press for Group 1 glory in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Alexis Badel is keeping the faith in Wellington when he lines up in Sunday’s (25 April) HK$18 million Group 1 ...
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Glory Vase

Glory Vase in peak form ahead of Group 1 QEII Cup tilt

Tomohito Ozeki is confident Glory Vase can reprise a winning Hong Kong habit and add to Japan’s imposing record in ...
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Charmingaffair

Tauranga double for Mirabelli

Cambridge horseman Paul Mirabelli celebrated a winning double a Tauranga on Wednesday, the first in his training career. He started ...
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Contributer

Contributer headlines Mapperley Stud roster

Group One-producing stallion Contributer will headline Mapperley Stud’s stallion roster for the upcoming breeding season where he will stand at ...
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Lion’s Roar

Lion continues to roar at Randwick

Group One winner Lion’s Roar will continue his autumn preparation at Randwick on Saturday. The son of Contributer has continued ...
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Melody Belle

Bosson to reunite with Melody Belle

Melody Belle will end her racing career with a familiar face on her back. With the trans-Tasman travel bubble coming ...
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Gino Severini

Gino Severini hunting for late Easter treat

Gino Severini will be looking to end his season on a high when he lines-up in the Group 2 Manco ...
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Gin Martini

Sargent hoping to toast Group One success at Randwick

Promising filly Gin Martini was purchased at Karaka as an Oaks prospect, but she has quickly found herself tackling elite-level ...
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Luke Tarrant

Luke Tarrant disqualified for six months

Queensland jockey Luke Tarrant has been disqualified for six months for head-butting fellow rider Larry Cassidy at the weighing scales ...
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Vow And Declare

Flemington assignment for Vow And Declare

Trainer Danny O'Brien wants to keep Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare racing through early winter to give the stayer ...
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Sauvestre earns billing as carnival horse

Sauvestre earns billing as carnival horse

Trainer Chris Waller is eyeing the Group One J J Atkins in Brisbane for two-year-olds with Sauvestre, an impressive Canterbury ...
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John Thompson

Chat on target for Group 3 Hawkesbury Guineas

Trainer John Thompson believes a dry track and good barrier draw will help Chat when he chases a first stakes ...
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Super Seth

Super Seth off to Waikato Stud this season

Caulfield Guineas winner Super Seth is to join the Waikato Stud stallion roster rather than race on as a four-year-old ...
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A timely win for Stewart Barr at Doomben

A timely win for Stewart Barr at Doomben

Shadow Of Time indicated with his Doomben win he would be the ideal horse to boost trainer Stewart Barr's plans ...
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All Too Royal

Options in two states for All Too Royal

Last-start Oakleigh Plate fourth placegetter All Too Royal is an acceptor for both a Listed sprint at Rosehill and a ...
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Swan Hill carnival reduced to single day

Swan Hill carnival reduced to single day

The popular winter racing carnival at Swan Hill has become the latest casualty of the coronavirus epidemic ...
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Matt Cumani

Cumani chases staying win in VRC St Leger

Matt Cumani has two hopes of emulating his victory in The Showdown at Caulfield when Sign Seal Deliver and Tarn ...
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Ambitious Dragon

Millard’s team ready to mix it on FWD Champions Day

Tony Millard enjoyed one of his biggest days at Sha Tin when the exceptional Ambitious Dragon won the 2011 Group ...
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Sweynesse

Novara Park announce 2020 service fees

Novara Park, near Cambridge, have announced that service fees will remain unchanged for the forthcoming 2020 breeding season for their ...
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France Galop

France Galop hopes to resume racing soon

France Galop has met with government authorities to try to plan for a return to racing behind closed doors ...
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Ringo's A Rockstar

Ringo to rock again at the Sunshine Coast

Comeback galloper Ringo's A Rockstar will take on some class horses when he returns to the Sunshine Coast ...
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Usmanov

Edmonds team chasing more Coast success

The Toby and Trent Edmonds partnership has reached 100 winners for the season and is after more success at the ...
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Les Jarvis

Unsung horseman played his part

Les Jarvis, a former jockey and trainer who died last Saturday, can take credit for paving the way for two ...
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Galway Festival behind closed doors

Galway Festival behind closed doors

The Galway Festival will be held behind closed doors, if it goes ahead as planned ...
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Chad Schofield

Chad Schofield aims to keep rolling with a full book at the Valley

Chad Schofield is a man in form and in demand and he heads into today’s (22 April) nine-race card at ...
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Beauty Generation

Horse of the Year title is back in Beauty Generation’s sights

Beauty Generation is facing a strong challenge for Hong Kong’s Horse of the Year award this season and anything but ...
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Ben Currie-trained horse disqualified

Ben Currie-trained horse disqualified

Problems continue to dog trainer Ben Currie with one of his horses disqualified after winning the last race at Toowoomba ...
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Hard work paying off for Blaike McDougall

Hard work paying off for Blaike McDougall

A ride in his home city of Albury for the Lindsay Park stable has led to Blaike McDougall landing his ...
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Stars Of Carrum chasing VRC St Leger win

Stars Of Carrum chasing VRC St Leger win

Trainer Robbie Laing is confident Stars Of Carrum has recovered from his failure in the Australian Derby and is on ...
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Strong entries for Hawesbury meeting

Strong entries for Hawesbury meeting

There are strong nominations for the feature races at the Hawkesbury metropolitan class meeting with more than $1 million on ...
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Plan B for Tony Gollan-trained pair

Plan B for Tony Gollan-trained pair

Trainer Tony Gollan has been forced to revert to a back-up plan after he was scratching two stable stars because ...
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Sadler eyeing big prize in The Showdown

Sadler eyeing big prize in The Showdown

John Sadler says Terang debut winner Sartorial Splendor has had a rushed preparation as he heads towards The Showdown at ...
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Stradbroke Handicap hopefuls set to clash

Stradbroke Handicap hopefuls set to clash

Stradbroke Handicap hopefuls Cadogan and Chapter And Verse are likely to clash in a Class Six Plate at Eagle Farm ...
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Absolute Flirt returns with Sandown win

Absolute Flirt returns with Sandown win

Absolute Flirt is now likely to be Adelaide-bound for a stakes race after returning from a spell to claim victory ...
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Key Doomben barrier trials abandoned

Key Doomben barrier trials abandoned

The Brisbane Racing Club hopes to hold jump-outs to help trainers with a set of key barrier trials at Doomben ...
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Sandown tips: best bets for Easter Monday, April 22

Sandown tips: best bets for Easter Monday, April 22

There's no rest for the wicked at Horse Betting HQ over the Easter period as we deliver your Monday betting ...
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Trapeze Artist wins at Canberra

Trapeze Artist future to be decided

Onwer Bert Vieira is expected to make a decision soon whether Trapeze Artist keeps racing or heads to stud ...
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Destiny's Kiss

Destiny’s Kiss back for Hawkesbury Cup

Veteran Destiny's Kiss is ready for his 81st career start in the Hawkesbury Gold Cup as a rare trip to ...
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Saint Patricks Day

Saint Patricks Day set to return

Talented three-year-old Saint Patricks Day will have a jump-out in preparation for his return to racing ...
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Moloney pushing Rich Charm Goodwood dream

Moloney pushing Rich Charm Goodwood dream

Jockey Patrick Moloney would love to take a shot at the Goodwood in Adelaide with Rich Charm following his win ...
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Glyn Schofield

Glyn Schofield felled by back problem

Jockey Glyn Schofield will use time on the sidelines through suspension to get over a back problem ...
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QLD Racing

Sponsorship to boost northern carnivals

A big money bonus system as part of a three codes sponsorship is expected to boost numbers at the central ...
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Andrew Noblett racing in two states

Caulfield gallop ideal test for Super Cash

Super Cash has rounded off her preparation for a first-up shot at the Sangster Stakes in Adelaide with an exhibition ...
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Apprentices toast of stable

Apprentices toast of stable

While North Canterbury trainers John and Karen Parsons had a frustrating day at Riccarton last Saturday, a couple of their ...
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Purton heads to Champions Day on a high after Sha Tin double

Purton heads to Champions Day on a high after Sha Tin double

Jockey Zac Purton will enter one of Hong Kong racing’s biggest weeks on the calendar in top form, having scored ...
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QRIC

Leigh Wanless outed on cobalt charge

Queensland trainer Leigh Wanless has been disqualified for a year after one of his horses tested positive to cobalt at ...
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Kitaya looks set for profitable winter after upset victory

Kitaya looks set for profitable winter after upset victory

Ghostly grey gelding Kitaya relished the testing underfoot conditions as he sprang a minor upset in the feature sprint at ...
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Doomben passes first winter test

Doomben passes first winter test

Despite a heavy shower soaking the track, the Doomben racing surface has performed strongly on the first day of the ...
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Horse racing

Zarantz flies home late to take out the WA Cup

THE Grant and Alana Williams-trained six-year-old Zarantz has caused a big boil over in the WA Cup after coming from ...
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English horse Polarisation

Godolphin’s Polarisation wins Sydney Cup

International stable Godolphin has landed the $2 million Sydney with Polarisation outstaying Who Shot Thebarman and Big Duke ...
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Sword Of Light makes it back-to-back wins

Sword Of Light makes it back-to-back wins

Sword Of Light could head to Adelaide for the Group One Australasian Oaks after making it back-to-back wins over 1600m ...
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Melham and Symons suspended at Caulfield

Melham and Symons suspended at Caulfield

Ben Melham and Chris Symons have been suspended by Racing Victoria stewards on careless riding charges at Caulfield ...
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Blake Shinn suspended for careless riding

Blake Shinn suspended for careless riding

Blake Shinn has been suspended for eight meetings after pleading guilty to a careless riding charge at Randwick ...
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Big pay day for Udyta Clarke at Caulfield

Big pay day for Udyta Clarke at Caulfield

Rich Charm has completed a well-planned hat-trick with his victory in the VOBIS Gold Sprint at Caulfield ...
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Scone carnival beckons for Heavenly Anna

Scone carnival beckons for Heavenly Anna

Heavenly Anna may have raced her way into stakes company with a tough win at Randwick ...
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Parnham family makes mark in three states

Parnham family makes mark in three states

Jockey Steven Parnham has linked with his trainer father Neville to win on Malibu Style in Melbourne on a day ...
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Gelagotis, Martin share Randwick result

Gelagotis, Martin share Randwick result

Victorian trainer Peter Gelagotis and apprentice Jack Martin have recorded their first wins in Sydney after figuring in a dead-heat ...
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French Emotion

French Emotion files to the line to take out the Gold Distaff

THE Chris Waller-trained French Emotion has taken out the Vobis Gold Distaff after pinching an inside run on the fence ...
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Olive gets big buzz from Single Gaze win

Olive gets big buzz from Single Gaze win

Comeback mare Single Gaze has given trainer Nick Olive a big thrill in winning her first race since falling in ...
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French Emotion too classy in Caulfield win

French Emotion too classy in Caulfield win

Group-winning mare French Emotion has overcome a difficult trip to record a narrow win in the VOBIS Gold Distaff at ...
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Polarisation

Polarisation plunders second running of the Sydney Cup

GODOLPHIN runner Polarisation has backed up its “win” a fortnight ago in the Sydney Cup to win the re-scheduled race ...
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Neita quickly into stride in Randwick win

Neita quickly into stride in Randwick win

Talented sprinter Nieta has resumed with an impressive win in the Ranvet Handicap at Randwick ...
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Pure Scot wins VOBIS Sires at Caulfield

Pure Scot wins VOBIS Sires at Caulfield

Lightly raced Pure Scot has taken out the richest race on the Victorian Owners and Breeders Race Day at Caulfield, ...
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Jim Byrne brings up treble on Tiyatrolani

Jim Byrne brings up treble on Tiyatrolani

New training tactics have helped Tiyatrolani bring up a stakes win while providing jockey Jim Byrne with a winning treble ...
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Schedule claims Highway Hcp at Randwick

Schedule claims Highway Hcp at Randwick

Schedule has extended his record of placing in every start by recording his third win in the Highway Handicap at ...
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O'Brien has Oaks in mind for Toffee Nose

O’Brien has Oaks in mind for Toffee Nose

Toffee Nose is Adelaide bound for the Australasian Oaks after her strong win in the VOBIS Gold Heath at Caulfield ...
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Kathy O'Hara continues great run for Coyle

Kathy O’Hara continues great run for Coyle

Kathy O'Hara has produced a fine front-running ride to land Sweet Serendipity a winner in the Listed Ascot Handicap ...
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Burning Front wins at Caulfield

Burning Front passes $1 million in stakes

The Darren Weir-trained Burning Front has taken his career earning past $1 million with a comfortable victory in the $250,000 ...
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Richard Of Yorke on course for 3200m race

Richard Of Yorke on course for 3200m race

Progressive stayer Richard Of Yorke will be tested over 3200m this preparation after a strong win at Randwick ...
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Candika yet to prove she can stay distance

Candika yet to prove she can stay distance

Star filly Candika is yet to convince her trainer Steve O'Dea she is a genuine stayer despite her easy Doomben ...
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Oklahoma Girl keeps perfect record at mile

Oklahoma Girl keeps perfect record at mile

Oklahoma Girl in line for a trip to the Queensland winter carnival after winning at Randwick ...
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Gibraltar Girl wins at Randwick April 22

Gibraltar Girl scores in three-way photo

Gibraltar Girl has won her way to another attempt in stakes grade, getting the nod in a photo-finish at Randwick ...
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Cabin Fever stakes bound after upset win

Cabin Fever stakes bound after upset win

Gold Coast filly Cabin Fever will tackle Group Three company after scoring an uspet win at Doomben ...
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David Payne - the MIghty Fed

The Mighty Fed serves up second victory

Promising two-year-old The Mighty Fed will be spelled with the spring in mind after winning at Randwick ...
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Burning Front wins at Wangaratta feature

Five best bets for Saturday racing, April 22, 2017

There are 12 thoroughbred meetings scattered across Australia on Saturday, April 22, 2017, with the biggest being the rescheduled Sydney ...
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Man dressed as jockey ejected from ring

Man dressed as jockey ejected from ring

A punter dressed as a jockey has been escorted from the paddock at a racetrack where the Queen was in ...
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Queensland news

Adorabeel joins Helen Page stable

Former Sydney mare Adorabeel will have her first start for Gold Coast trainer Helen Page when she contests the Listed ...
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NSW racing news

Rain no problem for Rising Romance in HK

Rising Romance, Australia's representative in the QEII Cup in Hong Kong, has had a light work-out in the rain at ...
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Vic racing

Raw Impulse steps out again at Caulfield

Promising import Raw Impulse impressed in a Moonee Valley win on debut and steps out again over more ground at ...
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NSW racing news

Rain no problem for Rising Romance in HK

Rising Romance, Australia's representative in the QEII Cup in Hong Kong, has had a light work-out in the rain at ...
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Queensland news

Sears chasing follow-up black-type victory

Blue Desert Moon will put an unbeaten record on the line in the Mick Dittman Plate at the Sunshine Coast ...
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NSW racing news

Williams back in metropolitan spotlight

Races aren't won by the best-looking horses and that is just well for Galaxy Warrior, favourite for the Highway Handicap ...
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Vic racing

Sheidel can confirm G1 plans at Caulfield

Former West Australian-based mare Sheidel is being aimed towards the Group One Robert Sangster Stakes and can press those claims ...
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NSW racing news

Criterion to stand for $35,750 at Newgate

Multiple Group One winner Criterion will stand his first season at stud for $35,750 at Newgate Farm ...
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Queensland news

Anderson tests merit of winter challenge

Sunshine Coast runners Subsolar, Mystic Opal and Elegant Composure will be at the forefront of trainer Chris Anderson's winter plans ...
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Vic racing

Prussian Vixen chases city 1st for trainer

Prussian Vixen will be lining-up for the ninth start of her cmapaign as she chases a city win for trainer ...
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Vic racing tips

ANZAC Cup & VRC St Leger punting tips for ANZAC day at Flemington

ON a day when we remember the heroes from both Australian and New Zealand that sacrificed their lives for our ...
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NSW racing news

Avdulla confident he can ride at Rosehill

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is confident his physiotherapist can get him ready to ride at Rosehill after he injured his shoulder ...
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Queensland news

Adorabeel joins Helen Page stable

Former Sydney mare Adorabeel will have her first start for Gold Coast trainer Helen Page when she contests the Listed ...
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Vic racing

Walker hopeful of return next month

Jockey Michael Walker is recovering from a head injury and hopes to be back riding in the next three or ...
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NSW racing news

Avdulla confident he can ride at Rosehill

Brenton Avdulla is confident he will be able to ride at Rosehill despite a sore shoulder suffered in a fall ...
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