Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 22nd August

Today 22nd 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.


Pakenham tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Monday, August 23

Pakenham tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Monday, August 23

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the eight-race card at Pakenham on Monday, August 23. See the top tips, ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 22, 2021

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

Horse racing around the country sees eight meetings being held around the country on this Sunday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Pet food pit stop proves costly for Sherry

Pet food pit stop proves costly for Sherry

Apprentice Tom Sherry has been slapped with a $1000 fine for failing to comply with the direction of stewards during ...
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Apprentice not Jittery on heavy track

Apprentice not Jittery on heavy track

Apprentice Liam Riordan took full advantage of the slogging conditions and front-running bias to post a masterful all-the-way win on ...
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Verry Elleegant

Verry good mare outclasses rich Group 1 field

Verry Elleegant has made a stunning return to win the Winx Stakes at Randwick, overcoming a quality field in the ...
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Moonee Valley abandoned after five races

Moonee Valley abandoned after five races

Jockeys and trainers agreed that the Moonee Valley meeting should be called off due to safety concerns after constant rain ...
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Simon Zahra

Dirty Thoughts relishes the mud at Valley

On a rare heavy track at Moonee Valley, Dirty Thoughts has enjoyed the wet conditions to make it three wins ...
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Sweet Deal

Distance proves just right for Sweet Deal

Classy mare Sweet Deal has kicked off her preparation with a courageous win, lumping a big weight to stave off ...
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Dame draws first blood in Princess Series

Dame draws first blood in Princess Series

The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Dame Giselle has led throughout to claim the Silver Shadow Stakes, the first race in ...
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In-form stables continue winning streaks

In-form stables continue winning streaks

Godolphin's James Cummings and Cranbourne trainer Shea Eden have continued their great recent form, winning the first two races at ...
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Josh Parr returns a winner at Randwick

Josh Parr returns a winner at Randwick

A thrilled Josh Parr has made an immediate impact at his first Sydney meeting in over three months, teaming up ...
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Savabeel

A hundred not out for superstar Savabeel

Waikato Stud’s star resident Savabeel has cracked another significant milestone in his remarkable career with daughter Savacool providing the multiple ...
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Seven Cranbourne stables in virus lockdown

Seven Cranbourne stables in virus lockdown

Racing Victoria has moved quickly to lockdown multiple stables after a staff member for Cranbourne trainer Richard Laming tested positive ...
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Shamal faces stiff task to outjump Ablaze

Shamal faces stiff task to outjump Ablaze

Trainer Amy McDonald will have her first Grand National Steeplechase runner in Shamal but he takes on star jumper Ablaze, ...
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Tony McEvoy

Horse betting tips for Morphetville Saturday 22nd August 2020

A massive 10 race card awaits us from Morphettville where we look to be racing on a Soft 7 at ...
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Tailleur is one of the main hopes in the Triscay Stakes on Saturday

Free horse betting tips for Saturday’s Moonee Valley Carlyon Stakes Day

We are racing at The Valley on a Soft 7 with more rain projected throughout race day the Moonee Valley ...
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Gaulois

Gaulois wins Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury

Godolphin's Gaulois has lived up to his favouritism to win the Listed Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury ...
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Jockey Nick Heywood outed for 10 months

Jockey Nick Heywood outed for 10 months

Riverina jockey Nick Heywood has been outed for 10 months after pleading guilty to a drugs charge ...
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Terbium

Terbium in good shape for Valley return

Trainer Phillip Stokes would have liked a better barrier draw for Terbium but still expects a strong showing from the ...
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Joe Pride

Superium not beating around the bush

Having kicked off his career on the country circuit, Superium will bid to put his city rivals to the sword ...
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Wells

Wells faces 11 rivals in Grand National Steeplechase

Wells will attempt a record fourth Grand National Steeplechase victory at the final jumps meeting for the season at Ballarat ...
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Laekeeper

Fannin jumps at chance to ride Laekeeper

A consensus between a trainer and his first-choice jockey will see talented jumper Laekeeper contest Saturday's Corson Maize Pakuranga Hunt ...
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More Wonder

Triple Tarzino threat for Team Rogerson

Team Rogerson look to have a strong hand in next week’s Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings with a potential trio ...
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Hightail

Hightail on target for Valley return

Hightail will be out to claim an early-season stakes win at The Valley when the three-year-old gelding resumes in the ...
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Libertini

Cummings relaxed ahead of Libertini return

Libertini is set to start odds-on favourite when she resumes in the opening leg of the four-race Princess Series at ...
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Oak Door

Small field suits Oak Door at The Valley

Trainer John Sadler expects the track conditions to be ideal for Oak Door when he lines up in the Carlyon ...
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Crafty Cop

Weight right for Crafty Cop at Gold Coast

A drop in weight at the Gold Coast has given Crafty Cop the chance to continue the successful run for ...
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Happy Clapper

Clapper still humming along at nine

Happy Clapper, the horse who took on Winx more frequently than any other, will resume in the race named after ...
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Taraayef

Taraayef after back-to-back Valley wins

Lindsay Park holds a strong hand in a three-year-old fillies race at The Valley with Taraayef and Andrassy Avenue ...
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Drachenfels

Bjorn Baker sends Drachenfels north

Sydney trainer Bjorn Baker is hoping Drachenfels can break a run of minor placings by winning at the Gold Coast ...
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Outraged

Outraged back to scene of career-best run

Veteran Outraged returns to the scene of his career-best run in the Magic Millions Trophy when he starts at the ...
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Greg Rudolph steps down from CEO role

Greg Rudolph steps down from CEO role

Hawkesbury Race Club chief executive Greg Rudolph has resigned after more than three years in the role ...
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Aidan O'Brien

Japan beats Crystal Ocean in Juddmonte

The Aidan O'Brien-trained Japan has beaten Crystal Ocean in a thrilling finish to the Juddmonte International at York ...
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Nathan McPherson suspended for two months

Nathan McPherson suspended for two months

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has suspended trainer Nathan McPherson for racing a horse with a prohibited substance in ...
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Alexandra Dreaming lands Sandown debut win

Alexandra Dreaming lands Sandown debut win

Trainer Henry Dwyer hopes to have a Thousand Guineas prospect on his hands after the debut win of Alexandra Dreaming ...
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Hey Doc draw 'perfect' for Carlyon return

Hey Doc draw ‘perfect’ for Carlyon return

Trainer Tony McEvoy believes Group One winner Hey Doc should enjoy the right run from a good draw in his ...
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Tarka on Derby mission after Farm victory

Tarka on Derby mission after Farm victory

Trainer David Payne has Group One ambitions for Warwick Farm winner Tarka who will join stablemate Toulouse on a Victoria ...
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Satori remains unbeaten with Sandown win

Satori remains unbeaten with Sandown win

Satori has extended his winning sequence, carrying a big weight and sitting wide before a comfortable Sandown victory ...
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Bonneval ramping up for Melbourne spring

Bonneval ramping up for Melbourne spring

Triple Group One winner Bonneval has had a hit-out in a Taupo barrier trial ahead of another Melbourne campaign ...
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Munce gives First Crush Newcastle Cup test

Munce gives First Crush Newcastle Cup test

Grafton Cup winner First Crush will follow a familiar trail for jockey-turned-trainer Chris Munce when the stayer contests the Premier's ...
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‘All positive’ at Conghua Training Centre, says champion trainer Size

‘All positive’ at Conghua Training Centre, says champion trainer Size

It has been a bumper first few months of 2018 for John Size, with a 10th Hong Kong trainers’ championship ...
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Gillian Heinrich trains impressive winner

Gillian Heinrich trains impressive winner

Impressive Fuji Flyer has given trainer Gillian Heinrich a reason to celebrate a successful return to racing with a Gold ...
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Price aims Tavisan at Caulfield Guineas

Price aims Tavisan at Caulfield Guineas

Former New Zealand colt Tavisan is being put on a path to the Group One Caulfield Guineas, starting with the ...
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Waller fined for Queensland positive swab

Waller fined for Queensland positive swab

Champion trainer Chris Waller has been fined $1000 under a local Queensland rule after one of his horses showed traces ...
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Owner keeping options open for Chautauqua

Owner keeping options open for Chautauqua

Chautauqua will attempt to save his racing career in a trial between races at Rosehill where he will tackle five ...
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Queensland racecaller Paul Dolan to retire

Queensland racecaller Paul Dolan to retire

Paul Dolan, who has called gallops and greyhound meetings at 104 tracks around the world, has announced he will retire ...
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Relaxed Bergerac ready for Sunshine Coast

Relaxed Bergerac ready for Sunshine Coast

A successful plan to take the stress out of a recent trip to Sydney for Bergerac has him ready to ...
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Zedeedudadeeko could shoot for jumps double

Zedeedudadeeko could shoot for jumps double

Heavy track conditions at Te Rapa could help star Wairarapa hurdler Zedeedudadeeko shoot for two big prizes this weekend. The ...
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Field determined for Chautauqua trial

Field determined for Chautauqua trial

A field of eight has been declared for a special race day trial at Rosehill where Chautauqua will try to ...
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Godolphin appoints Grimwade in Melbourne

Godolphin appoints Grimwade in Melbourne

Kate Grimwade has assumed the role of Godolphin assistant trainer in Melbourne at the Carbine Lodge stable at Flemington ...
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Winning return for Xpression

Winning return for Xpression

Showcasing filly Xpression made a winning return to the track at Taupo on Wednesday when taking out the NZB Insuranace ...
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Menari added to Newgate stallion roster

Menari added to Newgate stallion roster

Exceptional sprinter Menari has been added to this season's stallion roster at Newgate Farm after having his retirement hastened by ...
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Chad Schofield to ride in Japan

Chad Schofield to ride in Japan

Chad Schofield will represent Hong Kong in an international jockeys' challenge at Sapporo in Japan ...
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Mark Currie bid to race horse in NSW fails

Mark Currie bid to race horse in NSW fails

Queensland trainer Mark Currie is not allowed to race horses in NSW after stewards ruled against him in a show ...
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Lee Freedman

Lee Freedman confirmed for Singapore yard

Lee Freedman has been given a licence to train in Singapore, the Malayan Racing Association has announced ...
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Addictive Nature wins at Warwick Farm

Natural progression for Addictive Nature

Expensive colt Addictive Nature will make the step up to black-type racing for the first time at his third career ...
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Allan Chau riding Strong Boy at Quirindi

Winning Chau connection continues for Willy White Socks

Jockey Allan Chau says he has a special connection with the five-year-old gelding the pair claimed their fourth win from ...
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Hey Doc wins at Flemington

Valley gallop for Hey Doc ahead of Memsie

Tony McEvoy will take Group One Australian Guineas winner to Moonee Valley for a race day gallop ahead of the ...
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Classic Uniform racehorse

Classic Uniform suited for Premier’s Cup

Rosehill trainer Gary Moore believes Classic Uniform can win for the first time since February when he runs in the ...
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Lasqueti Spirit at Crown Oaks

Lasqueti Spirit returns at Hawkesbury

Group One VRC Oaks winner Lasqueti Spirit will make her return in the Listed Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury ...
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Heatherly

Heatherly right for fresh Carlyon defence

A gallop at Moonee Valley has Heatherly in good order for her first-up title defence of the Listed Carlyon Stakes ...
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Star jockey Damien Oliver

Oliver loses out on appeal to RAD Board

Damien Oliver will sit out the $1 million Group One Memsie Stakes at Caulfield after having his appeal against a ...
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Yawkey Way wins at Cootamundra

Fitness the key for local winner Yawkey Way

The four-year-old mare's trainer says race fitness was the key to her win at Leeton on Tuesday ...
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Condor Heroes ready to make his mark

Condor Heroes ready to make his mark

Trainer Gerald Ryan is looking to get three horses to the Golden Rose including Condor Heroes who returns in the ...
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Valley assignment for Frankel My Dear

Valley assignment for Frankel My Dear

Trainer Robbie Laing has taken advantage of the chance to gallop Frankel My Dear at Moonee Valley ahead of the ...
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Sarona Downs at Goulburn

Retirement off the cards for McRae’s Sarona Downs

Trainer Allan McRae says there is no rush to call time on the eight-year-old's racing career after another strong run ...
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Nictock faces credential test for step up

Nictock faces credential test for step up

Consistent Mudgee gelding Nictock will audition for a step up to Saturday racing in Sydney when he runs at Warwick ...
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Ethan Brown on Sheer Madness

Sheer Madness takes Derby step at Sandown

A wide draw at Sandown for Sheer Madness doesn't faze the John Salanitri stable as the three-year-old attempts back-to-back victories, ...
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Barney Roy wins at Greenham

Seven to line up in Juddmonte

Group One stars Ulysses and Barney Roy will lock horns again in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York ...
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Champion European horse Almanzor

Champion 3YO Almanzor retired

Last season's champion European three-year-old, Almanzor, has been retired after a disappointing first-up performance ...
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Vic racing

Scott Perrin resigns from Racing.com

Scott Perrin has resigned as chief executive of Victorian racing's digital and free-to-air broadcaster Racing.com ...
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Vic racing

Thames Court to step out in Cockram Stakes

David Brideoake believes Thames Court, who resumes in the Cockram Stakes, has the potential to measure up in some feature ...
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NSW racing news

Dwyer favours Caulfield for Leotie

Trainer Henry Dwyer is likely to run talented filly Leotie in a 1400m benchmark race for fillies at Caulfield rather ...
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NSW racing news

Hawkes Racing coming up Roses

Star Turn will be out to add to his early season Group Three win when he runs in the Run ...
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Queensland news

Retired trainer Paul Sutherland has died

Retired trainer Paul Sutherland, who has died in Queensland after a short illness aged 71, has been remembered as a ...
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Vic racing

New bid to have Nikolic banned from races

Victoria Police are seeking leave to appeal a court ruling that found a track ban against jockey Danny Nikolic was ...
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NSW racing news

Hawkes Racing coming up Roses

Star Turn will be out to add to his early season Group Three win when he runs in the Run ...
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Vic racing

Weir with strong hand in Memsie Stakes

Darren Weir is set to have a strong hand in the Memsie Stakes with four runners including Black Heart Bart ...
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NSW racing news

Star Turn favourite for G2 Run to the Rose

San Domenico Stakes winner Star Turn is the $3.80 favourite for the Group Two Run To The Rose ahead of ...
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NSW racing news

Thompson concussed in fall

Champion jockey Robert Thompson has sufferered concussion in a mounting yard fall at Cessnock ...
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Vic racing

Sofia Rosa to resume in G1 Memsie

Caulfield Cup hopeful Sofia Rosa begins her spring campaign in the Memsie Stakes and trainer Stephen Marsh believes she will ...
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NSW racing tips

Midweek quaddie at Warwick Farm with form, odds and free tips

WARWICK Farm hosts the midweek quaddie this Wednesday which features mostly even fields, but the last leg on the card ...
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Vic racing

Seven G1 winners nominated for Memsie

The Memsie Stakes, Australia's first Group One race of the season, has attracted 18 nominations including seven Group One winners ...
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NSW racing news

Filly foal addition to family of Winx

Winx's mother Vegas Showgirl has safely delivered a half sister to the champion mare in the Hunter Valley ...
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