Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 22nd May

Today 22nd May 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.


Belle Plaisir

Belle Plaisir upsets in Rangitikei Gold Cup

Underrated galloper Belle Plaisir sprang a minor upset when she picked up her first victory at stakes level when taking ...
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Mesmerize

Mesmerize too strong in feature steeplechase

The familiar colours of the Connors family were to the fore in a major jumping race in New Zealand once ...
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Shamus

Sharrock double bright end to a tough week

Trainer Allan Sharrock finally had some good news to focus on when he produced a winning double with debutant Shamus ...
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The Cossack

The Cossack marches home at Te Rapa

A fleeting visit back home from Melbourne paid dividends for top jumps jockey Aaron Kuru as he guided last year’s ...
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Courier Wonder

Courier Wonder signals exciting future for Hong Kong’s sprint ranks

Courier Wonder (118lb) is quickly evolving into one of Hong Kong’s sharpest sprinters and this Sunday (23 May) at Sha ...
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Punt Drunk :  Melody Belle & Humidor Say Their Final Goodbye!

Punt Drunk : Melody Belle & Humidor Say Their Final Goodbye!

Punt Drunk Daily - 22/5/21 It is a Group 1 type of Saturday as the Doomben Cup takes centre stage ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | May 22, 2021

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

Racing around the country is headlined by the Group 1 Doomben Cup being run and won at Doomben this afternoon ...
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Vincent Ho

Vincent Ho chases a sixth Group 1 for the season

Vincent Ho will seek to triumphantly bookend the most successful Hong Kong Group 1 season of his flourishing career when ...
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Bill Thurlow

Thurlow playing waiting game with stable duo

Bill Thurlow is playing the waiting game with a pair of his gallopers. The Waverley trainer has two horses entered ...
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Herengawe

Herengawe makes New Zealand return

Herengawe will make his return to New Zealand racing at Awapuni on Saturday. The Isaac Lupton-bred and owned gelding last ...
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Toffee Tongue

Waller searching for Queensland glory with Kiwi contingent

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller will line-up a pair of Kiwis in the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) on Saturday ...
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RA push to revise national racing calendar

RA push to revise national racing calendar

Racing Australia will set up a working party to assess and revise the national racing calendar ...
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Ex-journalist hits jackpot with Soxagon

Ex-journalist hits jackpot with Soxagon

Owner Brian Burke's study of bloodlines has reaped big benefits with his gelding Soxagon ready to tackle stakes company at ...
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Tumbler Ridge

Eagles Farm betting tips & quaddie picks – Saturday, 23 May 2020

The revamped Queensland Winter Racing Carnival is now well and truly underway with three star-studded Group races at Eagle Farm ...
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Robbie Dolan

Dolan to leave claim behind after Randwick

Apprentice Robbie Dolan is hoping to make his last ride with an allowance a winning one aboard Blazing Miss for ...
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Toby Edmonds

The Drinks Cart confirms JJ Atkins start

The Drinks Cart has sealed his place in the field for the Group One JJ Atkins with an easy win ...
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Dwayne Dunn

Blaze Forth in distance test at Flemington

Tasmanian trainer John Blacker rates barrier one an advantage for Blaze Forth when the gelding rises in distance in the ...
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Nature Strip

Flemington racing tips & best bets – Saturday, 23 May 2020

We are back racing at Flemington on Saturday with nine runs on the card, kicking off with a Benchmark 84 ...
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Gary Moore

Moore puts faith in Petronius at Randwick

Trainer Gary Moore cannot wait to start his training partnership with brother John next season but his immediate focus is ...
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Snitz

Free betting tips for Royal Randwick – Saturday, 23 May 2020

Sydney metropolitan racing heads to Royal Randwick on Saturday with a nine-race card highlighted by the Octagonal Handicap (1400m) ...
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Khoekhoe

Brisbane plans up in the air for Khoekhoe

A start in the Group One JJ Atkins is a possibility for Khoekhoe with a decision revolving around his performance ...
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Niccanova

Niccanova warms up for Stradbroke Handicap bid

Talented Niccanova will take the final step to a belated Group One start when he runs in the Group Two ...
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Milwaukee

Milwaukee to bounce back in Straight Six

Mike Moroney is looking to Milwaukee overturning last year's defeat in the Listed Straight Six when the gelding lines up ...
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Michael Costa

Costa takes giant steps to Gunsynd Classic

Trainer Michael Costa is looking forward to his lightly raced gelding Supergiant taking on quality three-year-olds in the Gunsynd Classic ...
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Sunlight

Group 1 mare Sunlight retired, up for sale

Three-time Group One winner Sunlight has run her final race and will be sold as a broodmare prospect ...
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Tony Cruz

Cruz is the Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup maestro

Tony Cruz’s storied career as jockey and trainer has spanned almost every step of Hong Kong racing’s professional era. His ...
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Not An Option

Queensland an option for Kiwi galloper

A Group 1 assignment in Queensland is in the offing for talented two-year-old Not An Option if he performs well ...
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Lisa Allpress

Champion rider keen to get back racing

Leading jockey Lisa Allpress was a step closer to doing what she loves best when riding at the Levin jump-outs ...
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Savigne improves Queensland Oaks ranking

Savigne improves Queensland Oaks ranking

Savigne, a half-sister to Doncaster Mile winner Kermadec, is set to follow her older sibling onto the Group One stage ...
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Pakistan Star

Blinkers off for Pakistan Star

Pakistan Star will look a little different on Sunday (26 May) when he attempts to become the sixth repeat winner ...
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Manolo Blahniq fresh for Flemington tilt

Manolo Blahniq fresh for Flemington tilt

The Straight Six at Flemington fits the program ideally for Manolo Blahniq on his way to a shot at the ...
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Loire

Loire impresses at the Bay

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike might be enjoying a purple patch across the Tasman, but on Wednesday he unearthed a filly ...
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Johnny Whitesox gets jump on Coast rivals

Johnny Whitesox gets jump on Coast rivals

Chris Munce has used a tie-honoured training method to get a belated birthday present for himself with Johnny Whitesox's win ...
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Vigor Winner

Vigor Winner vying for back-to-back Group wins

Last start Group 3 winner Vigor Winner will be vying for more stakes success when he tackles the Group 3 ...
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Albumin set to bounce back over pet trip

Albumin set to bounce back over pet trip

Trainer Gerald Ryan has delved into his bag of tricks in the hope it can spark two of his horses ...
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Felaar

Marsh aiming to live Cup dream

Trainer Stephen Marsh is Melbourne-bound in search of a golden ticket. The Cambridge trainer will saddle progressive stayer Felaar in ...
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OTI after golden ticket into Melbourne Cup

OTI after golden ticket into Melbourne Cup

Victory in The Andrew Ramsden at Flemington offers the winner a ballot-free exemption into the Melbourne Cup ...
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Styling City

Team Moore unleashed

John Moore sits third in the Hong Kong trainers’ premiership race, eight adrift of defending champion John Size and one ...
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Eagle Way

Moore needs a big day as Eagle Way bids for Group 1 glory

Sunday’s (26 May) Group 1 card at Sha Tin could make or break John Moore’s assault on the Hong Kong ...
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Gary Portelli

Portelli 2YO confirmed for Brisbane trip

An ideal barrier draw has swayed Sydney trainer Gary Portelli to send juvenile Disruptor to Brisbane for a shot at ...
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Barbie after a change of luck in Group One

Barbie after a change of luck in Group One

Classy three-year-old filly Outback Barbie is overdue a change of fortune when she tackles the Group One Kingsford Smith Cup ...
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Weight is right for Beriman's history bid

Weight is right for Beriman’s history bid

Nikita Beriman says she will have no trouble making 48kg to ride Dubious in a bid for history at Eagle ...
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Casino Gallop Selections Friday

Casino Gallop Selections Friday

Casino gallops selections Saturday ...
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Avadane

Noble out to enhance dynasty

Cambridge Stud principals Brendan and Jo Lindsay have had a fantastic run with the progeny of their foundation mare J’Adane ...
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Second turf track announced for Caulfield

Second turf track announced for Caulfield

The Melbourne Racing Club hopes to increase the number of meetings at Caulfield with the announcement of a second turf ...
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Capacity line-up for Kingsford Smith Cup

Capacity line-up for Kingsford Smith Cup

The Bostonian will attempt back-to-back Group One victories in Brisbane when he lines up in the Kingsford Smith Cup at ...
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Danish Twist seeks sales boost with win

Danish Twist seeks sales boost with win

Sales-bound mare Danish Twist has an opportunity to heighten her appeal with a long-awaited in in the Group Three Glenlogan ...
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English set for another Everest audition

English set for another Everest audition

English will attempt to follow her success in the Doomben 10,000 when she stakes another claim for an Everest slot ...
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Chris Caserta to front RV stewards hearing

Chris Caserta to front RV stewards hearing

A urine sample provided by apprentice Chris Caserta has tested positive to a banned substance under the rules of racing ...
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Gold Medals after dual Australian Steeples

Gold Medals after dual Australian Steeples

Gold Medals will have to carry an extra five kilograms as he chases a second consecutive Australian Steeplechase at Sandown ...
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Brad Widdup weighs up next step for Lovani

Brad Widdup weighs up next step for Lovani

Lovani has the McKell Cup at Randwick or a trip to Brisbane on her agenda as trainer Brad Widdup considers ...
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Canterbury mid-week betting tips & form for Wednesday, May 23

Canterbury mid-week betting tips & form for Wednesday, May 23

MID-WEEK racing in Sydney is at Canterbury this Wednesday as the track hosts a strong seven race card to get ...
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Hill remains hospitalised following fall

Hill remains hospitalised following fall

Another lengthy stint on the sidelines awaits jockey Jack Hill following his latest fall at the Victorian country track of ...
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Wee Gilly transferred to Archie Alexander

Wee Gilly transferred to Archie Alexander

Stakes-placed New Zealand filly Wee Gilly has been bought by OTI and will do her future racing in Australia under ...
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Marabel to broaden horizons at Canterbury

Marabel to broaden horizons at Canterbury

Marabel will step up to 1900 metres at Canterbury with trainer Wendy Roche believing her future lies in longer races ...
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Apprentice Aitken has a win at RAD Board

Apprentice Aitken has a win at RAD Board

A careless riding suspension incurred by apprentice Mitch Aitken in the Casterton Cup has been overturned by the Racing Appeals ...
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Aloisia fine for Oaks after stomach upset

Aloisia fine for Oaks after stomach upset

Aloisia has overcome an upset stomach after a flight from Melbourne and is set to take her place in the ...
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Staying prospect Wee Gilly relocates across Tasman

Staying prospect Wee Gilly relocates across Tasman

Black type performer Wee Gilly has changed stables and will continue her career in Victoria. The sparingly-raced three-year-old has been ...
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Specialist treatment does the trick for Pacorus

Specialist treatment does the trick for Pacorus

A visit from a renowned Australian chiropractor has the well-performed stayer Pacorus back in business. The talented six-year-old gave a ...
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Break serves smart Shark well

Break serves smart Shark well

Well-related three-year-old Te Akau Shark will shortly be reporting for duty at Matamata. The son of Rip Van Winkle made ...
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Rockhampton market movers for Tuesday, May 22

Rockhampton market movers for Tuesday, May 22

ROCKHAMPTON is racing this Tuesday and the punters have shopped early ahead of this afternoon's seven race card. We have ...
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Geelong market movers, Tuesday, May 22

Geelong market movers, Tuesday, May 22

RACING in Victoria today is headlined by Geelong's eight race card and the punters have showed up nice and early ...
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Wyong market movers for Tuesday, May 22

Wyong market movers for Tuesday, May 22

WYONG is NSW's primary meet for the day on Tuesday and the punters have smashed a number of runners ahead ...
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The Tin Man up and running at Windsor

The Tin Man up and running at Windsor

The Tin Man has begun his defence of the Diamond Jubilee Stakes with victory in the Listed Leisure Stakes at ...
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Mullins vet charged over inside info

Mullins vet charged over inside info

A vet has been charged with passing on inside information about the condition of the Willie Mullins-trained Faugheen before he ...
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So It Is

Mary Bray in it for the long haul with exciting filly So It Is

MARY Bray is hoping that her lightly raced filly So It Is can mix it with the best over the staying ...
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Black Heart Bart

Brisbane now a target for Black Heart Bart

Black Heart Bart has pulled up well from his unplaced run in Adelaide and is now heading to Brisbane for ...
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Kiwis ready to pounce in Premier's Cup

Kiwis ready to pounce in Premier’s Cup

New Zealand stayers Benzini and Chocante are ready to show what they are made of in the Premier's Cup at ...
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Matt Cumani

Simon Morrish steps up for caretaker role

With Matt Cumani about to start a suspension, fellow Ballarat trainer Simon Morrish will take over in a caretaker role ...
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Miss Cover Girl

Miss Cover Girl to finish on a high

Group One winner Miss Cover Girl is set to finish her career with a win in the Glenlogan Park Stud ...
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Lautaro wins at Scone

Lautaro to stake claim in McKell Cup

Country-trained Lautaro will take on the city horses again in the McKell Cup after a stellar performance at Scone ...
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Wells ready for jumps return at Sandown

Wells ready for jumps return at Sandown

Connections of Wells will be hoping to go one better when Wells makes his return to jumping in the Australian ...
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Crownbet Market movers

Big market movers for Saturday at Doomben, Rosehill & Flemington

WE got some great action last Saturday with group ones in Brisbane and Adelaide, but just how well did punters ...
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Another record looming for Jeff Lloyd

Another record looming for Jeff Lloyd

Premier Brisbane jockey Jeff Lloyd is set to create another record this week as he chases Chris Munce's Queensland total ...
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Midweek tips

Wednesday racing at Canterbury with form and free tips, May 24

RACING is in full swing this winter and Canterbury is back with another quality seven-race card this Wednesday. We have ...
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No surgery for injured Regan Bayliss

No surgery for injured Regan Bayliss

Regan Bayliss is likely to be on the sidelines for six weeks with a fractured wrist but has escaped surgery ...
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Royal Ascot next for Caravaggio

Royal Ascot next for Caravaggio

The Aidan O'Brien-trained Caravaggio is the firming favourite for the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot after his first-up win., ...
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First Australian winner for Americain

First Australian winner for Americain

Geegee Blackprince has given Melbourne Cup winner Americain his first Australian win as a sire with victory in the Tasmanian ...
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Beauty Only

Zac Purton notches Hong Kong milestone

Ex pat Australian Zac Purton has become the fourth jockey to reach the 700-winner mark in Hong Kong ...
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Soul Stirring a Classic winner for Frankel

Soul Stirring a Classic winner for Frankel

Soul Stirring has become Frankel's first Classic winner with her victory in the Japanese Oaks ...
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Provincial Championships

Provincial Championships Series receives major upgrade

PUNTERS love betting on the Provincial Championships Series, but over the past few years the heats have garnered very little ...
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NSW racing news

Straturbo flying the Portelli stable flag

Doomben Listed winner Straturbo has more stakes races in his sights while his brother I'm All The Talk is preparing ...
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Vic racing

Tavi Bay arrives in Qld for Oaks mission

Henry Dwyer is hoping Tavi Bay can add the Group One Queensland Oaks to the Derby the trainer won with ...
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Queensland news

Apprentice Josh Oliver keen for more

Apprentice Josh Oliver is hoping his first Saturday metropolitan win at Doomben is just the start of things to come ...
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Vic racing

Chatuauqua’s spring could include Japan

Chautauqua's part-owner Rupert Legh believes the best is still to come from Chautuauqua and will soon meet with John Hawkes ...
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Vic racing

Chatuauqua’s spring could include Japan

Chautauqua's part-owner Rupert Legh believes the best is still to come from Chautuauqua and will soon meet with John Hawkes ...
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Vic racing

Wells up for Sandown steeplechase return

Wells will take on the big jumps for the first time in almost two years when he runs in the ...
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NSW racing news

Tipperary looking to break new ground

Trainer Joe Pride has high hopes New Tiperrary can continue his winning run and race his way into the Queensland ...
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racing news

Triple Crown dream over for Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist

The American dream is over for Nyquist as Exaggerator finally got the best of the Kentucky Derby winner in the ...
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racing news

Exaggerator wins the Preakness Stakes

Exaggerator has ended the Triple Crown aspirations of Nyquist, stamping his authority on the Preakness Stakes run on a wet ...
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Queensland news

Glen Colless to fight suspension

Brisbane jockey Glen Colless says he will fight a suspension which threatens to keep him out of the major winter ...
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racing news

Exaggerator wins Preakness Stakes

Nyquist's Triple Crown bid has come unstuck in the second leg with Kentucky Derby runner-up Exaggerator turning the tables in ...
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UK News

Awtaad upsets Galileo Gold in Guineas

Veteran trainer Kevin Prendergast has rolled back the years to claim his second Irish 2000 Guineas four decades after his ...
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