Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 24th April

Today 24th 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.


Richard Gibson

Richard Gibson double-handed as Rattan and Wellington challenge Danon Smash

Richard Gibson concedes toppling Danon Smash in the Group 1 HK$18 million Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) on Sunday (25 April) ...
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Gawler horse racing

Gawler betting tips, top odds & quaddie | Anzac Day, 25/04/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the Anzac Day races held at Gawler Racecourse on Sunday, April 25. See all the top tips, ...
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Sunny Coast best bets

Sunshine Coast betting tips & quaddie | Anzac Day | 25/04/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Anzac day races held at Sunshine Coast Turf Club on Sunday, April ...
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Hightail

Kensington betting preview & top tips | Anzac Day, April 25

Kensington racecourse plays host for the New South Wales Anzac Day races on Sunday, April 25. See all the top ...
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Courier Wonder

Courier Wonder headlines strong undercard for Champions Day

A strong undercard supports a trio of Group 1 contests on FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin (Sunday, 25 April), ...
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Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty primed to excel

Armed with an impressive arsenal of Group 1 mounts at Sha Tin on Sunday (25 April), Vincent Ho is chasing ...
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Daily tips and best bets for Randwick

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 24, 2021

Racing around the country is headline by the two Group 1's being run and won at Randwick this afternoon. The ...
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Kolding

Strong Kiwi flavour for Waller at Randwick

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller will have a strong Kiwi contingent at Randwick on Saturday. New Zealand-bred five-year-old Kolding will ...
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Markus Aurelius

Richards out to continue dream season

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards will be looking to extend what can only be described as a dream season when ...
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Punt Drunk : Masked Crusader secures the 2021 Everest spot.

Punt Drunk : Masked Crusader secures the 2021 Everest spot.

Punt Drunk Daily brings you all the latest racing news and controversies around Horse Racing Australia including the latest Everest ...
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Atishu

Asano in the fast lane with Atishu

Kozzi Asano needs just one word to sum up Atishu, his mount in Saturday's Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Warstep Stakes ...
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Flemington racing tips for Anzac Day 2021

Flemington tips, best bets and quaddie picks | ANZAC Day Preview

See the Full preview fo the ANZAC Day races at Flemington on April 25, 2021. Includes free Flemington tips, best ...
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Sacramento

VRC St Leger betting tips & top odds | Flemington | 25/4/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best bets and top odds for the 2021 Listed VRC St Leger at Flemington Racecourse on ...
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Cheerful Legend

Anzac Day Stakes preview, tips & top odds | Flemington | Race 4

The 2021 Anzac Day Stakes is held at Flemington Racecourse in race 4 on Sunday, April 25. See HorseBetting's betting ...
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Mike Moroney

Moroney expects improvement from Milwaukee

Trainer Mike Moroney expects major improvement from Milwaukee on his home track at Flemington in a 1000m straight-track sprint ...
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Danny O'Brien

Russian Camelot scratched from Flemington

Russian Camelot has been scratched from a Flemington race because of an inflamed throat but Danny O'Brien still plans to ...
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Matt McGillivray

McGillivray, Fradd, Maloney to swap zones

Matt McGillivray has ridden a double at the Gold Coast as he prepares to join Robbie Fradd and Ryan Maloney ...
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Bandersnatch

Ryan out to Snatch another Guineas win

Improving three-year-old Bandersnatch will be out to claim the first of his two target races this campaign when he resumes ...
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Guntantes

Guntantes back on the winter trail

Three-year-old Guntantes will be kept on a winter campaign path at the Sunshine Coast after trialling well ...
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David Eustace

Jameka’s brother chasing first stakes win

After a win in Adelaide at his second start, Jameka's brother Grandslam will be trying for a first stakes victory ...
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Archedemus

Archedemus Pride’s newest revival mission

Trainer Joe Pride is embracing the challenge of putting the career of new acquisition Archedemus back on track, starting in ...
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New Zealand racing resumes

Racing getting back on its feet in NZ

New Zealand racing has been given the green light to get back up and running under strict protocols with COVID-19 ...
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Dawn Passage

Waterhouse, Bott with two Guineas chances

Co-trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott will have two chances in the Group Three Hawkesbury Guineas with Dawn Passage and ...
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Nicci's Gold

Portelli hoping to strike Gold in Crown

Trainer Gary Portelli has seen a positive change in Nicci's Gold since her first-up run and hopes she can enhance ...
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Guy looking long way ahead with Sizzlepel

Guy looking long way ahead with Sizzlepel

Trainer Bryan Guy is looking to the future with promising filly Sizzlepel after her second win in less than a ...
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Indy Car

No Guineas for Indy Car after Hong Kong sale

Progressive three-year-old Indy Car has been scratched from the Hawkesbury Guineas and will do his future racing overseas ...
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Graff

Group 1 Stradbroke remains on radar for Graff

Trainer Kris Lees expects Sydney's race fields to remain strong given the reduced winter carnival options in Queensland and interstate ...
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Royal Crown

Royal Crown chases VRC St Leger success

After winning a target race at Caulfield, the Robbie Griffiths-trained Royal Crown will attempt to add the VRC St Leger ...
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Zoe White

Zoe White has coronavirus ban halved

Queensland apprentice Zoe White has had her disqualification for breaching coronavirus rules halved ...
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Beauty Generation

Purton’s dream partner, a Beauty of a double act

Champion horses and their jockeys are racing’s great double acts. Seabiscuit had Red Pollard, Secretariat had Ron Turcotte, Hugh Bowman ...
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Mishani Hustler

Ross can’t split his Open Handicap chances

Trainer Les Ross has again warned there is little between Mishani Hustler and River Racer at the Sunshine Coast despite ...
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racing in Britain

Restricted field sizes for British racing

A restriction on field sizes to 12 runners per race and the use of only senior jockeys feature in plans ...
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Aethero

Moore’s smiling as Aethero and Beauty get five

John Moore believes Aethero is “definitely the one they’ve all got to beat” after the precocious sprinter yesterday morning (Thursday, ...
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Hot King Prawn

Hot King Prawn’s time is now

Hot King Prawn is one of the most dependable horses in training and at Sha Tin this Sunday (26 April) ...
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Surprise Baby

Surprise Baby handled with kid gloves

Melbourne Cup Day 2020 will be like Christmas Day for Horsham trainer Paul Preusker with New Zealand-bred galloper Surprise Baby ...
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Kinane

Offers flow for Derby-bound Kinane

Next month’s Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) is shaping as a thrilling contest, with rising star Kinane a likely ...
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Icebath

Guineas tilt for Icebath

Icebath will attempt to secure her first stakes victory at Rosehill on Saturday when she contests the Group 3 Hawkesbury ...
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Michael Rodd

Michael Rodd to return to Australia

Jockey Michael Rodd is to leave Singapore while racing is shut down to rejoin his family in Australia and will ...
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Two jockeys involved in Wangaratta fall

Two jockeys involved in Wangaratta fall

Jockeys John Keating and Alexandra Bryan have been taken to hospital after a fall in the final race at Wangaratta ...
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Viddora lame after trackwork in Hong Kong

Viddora lame after trackwork in Hong Kong

Group One-winning sprinter Viddora will be closely monitored to determine if she is fit to run in the Chairman's Sprint ...
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Trainer Greg Hickman fined $5000 over swab

Trainer Greg Hickman fined $5000 over swab

Trainer Greg Hickman has been fined $5000 after Braces returned a positive result to a prohibited substance in a test ...
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Pierata set to join Aquis stallion roster

Pierata set to join Aquis stallion roster

All Aged Stakes winner Pierata is set to join the Aquis Farm stallion roster subject to veterinary and insurance checks ...
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Close relations line up in rich Showdown

Close relations line up in rich Showdown

Three-quarter brothers Lucifer's Reward and Oh So Rewarding are among a field of 16 vying for top honours in the ...
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Toby Edmonds produces another future star

Toby Edmonds produces another future star

Toby Edmonds has produced an impressive Ipswich two-year-old winner in Ruuca after he recently bought the colt's younger sister ...
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Chaillot to face stakes test at Flemington

Chaillot to face stakes test at Flemington

Trainer Archie Alexander is happy to give two-year-old Chaillot a crack at the Listed Anzac Day Stakes at Flemington after ...
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Ranier gets chance to step up in Guineas

Ranier gets chance to step up in Guineas

Godolphin colt Ranier gets the chance to recapture his form when he runs in the Hawkesbury Guineas ...
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Mr Quickie continues path towards Derby

Mr Quickie continues path towards Derby

Mr Quickie will be out to confirm South Australian Derby favouritism when he takes on older horses at Caulfield in ...
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Productive season for Supera

Productive season for Supera

Lightly raced mare Supera will have her final race of the season in the Group 2 Travis Stakes (2000m) at ...
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Generations combine with Rock On Wood

Generations combine with Rock On Wood

Three generations will again combine when four-year-old gelding Rock On Wood contests Thursday’s Listed Manawatu ITM Anzac Mile (1600m) at ...
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Distance no worry for Jenstar in St Leger

Distance no worry for Jenstar in St Leger

David Brideoake's assistant trainer Alex Woodhams isn't concerned about the distance of the VRC St Leger at Flemington for three-year-old ...
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Winter Bride on way up for Victory Stakes

Winter Bride on way up for Victory Stakes

Group Three-winning mare Winter Bride gets a chance to step up the black-type ladder in the Group Two Victory Stakes ...
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Randwick return for Japanese-bred Wolfe

Randwick return for Japanese-bred Wolfe

Japanese-bred Wolfe will be striving to make it three wins from as many starts when the gelding resumes from a ...
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Jockey Jim Orman poised to join 500 club

Jockey Jim Orman poised to join 500 club

Jockey Jim Orman is on the verge of 500 career winners and hopes to claim another stakes race along the ...
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Deirdre forms a new bond as Viddora steps into Vivlos’ shoes

Deirdre forms a new bond as Viddora steps into Vivlos’ shoes

Talented mares Deirdre and Viddora may hail from different hemispheres, let alone countries or stables, but they have become close ...
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Bjorn Baker

Champagne Cuddles on track for Gold Coast

Bjorn Baker says promising filly Champagne Cuddles is ready to return to racing in a Queensland campaign that opens with ...
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Docker Pav

Anabolic steroid in Cameron-trained horse

A horse trained by Russell and Scott Cameron has returned a positive result to an anabolic steroid ...
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Randwick betting tips for ANZAC Day, Wednesday April 25

Randwick betting tips for ANZAC Day, Wednesday April 25

SYDNEY is hosting racing this Wednesday as Randwick puts on a strong eight race card for ANZAC Day. Where is ...
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Peter Snowden

Spending To Win can earn Queensland trip

Spending To Win can join the procession of Sydney horses to the Queensland winter carnival with an impressive effort in ...
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Angland rapt Trapeze Artist will race on

Angland rapt Trapeze Artist will race on

Jockey Tye Angland has welcomed the decision to continue racing three-time Group One-winning colt Trapeze Artist rather than retire him ...
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Horseman Graham Salisbury ill in hospital

Horseman Graham Salisbury ill in hospital

Respected horseman Graham Salisbury, is well known for his community work with Melbourne Cup winner Subzero, is ill in a ...
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Cradle Mountain to step up to city grade

Cradle Mountain to step up to city grade

Cradle Mountain will attempt to continue his impressive form for trainer Clare Cunningham when he has his first metropolitan start ...
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History beckons for Time Warp

History beckons for Time Warp

Hong Kong has three senior mile-and-a-quarter races and no horse has won all within the limits of a single season ...
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RAD Board set to hear Smerdon charges

RAD Board set to hear Smerdon charges

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board says it has the jurisdiction to hear the charges against Robert Smerdon in the ...
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Giant Turtle ‘all heart’ and set for more success, says Rispoli

Giant Turtle ‘all heart’ and set for more success, says Rispoli

Jockey Umberto Rispoli hopes that his association with honest galloper Giant Turtle can continue to reap rewards when he partners ...
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Sunday Pray to chase maiden Caulfield win

Sunday Pray to chase maiden Caulfield win

A dual winner at midweek level, the John Moloney-trained Sunday Pray will step up in grade when he lines up ...
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McEvoy has Antipas jumping at St Leger

McEvoy has Antipas jumping at St Leger

Trainer Tony McEvoy is banking on schooling sessions proving beneficial for Antipas in the lead-up to the VRC St Leger ...
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Heni

Tuesday NZ news briefs – Group winner turned out

Heni’s work is done for the season with the gifted daughter of Towkay enjoying a deserved break. “She’s out for ...
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Ringo drumming up solid progress

Ringo drumming up solid progress

Ringo’s connections were satisfied with his first-up run and further improvement is expected from the stakes winner and Group 1 ...
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Ormsby hoping for St Leger scratching

Ormsby hoping for St Leger scratching

Former successful jockey Chad Ormsby could line up his first Australian stakes contender at Flemington on Wednesday, but he won’t ...
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RAD Board hear jurisdiction submissions

RAD Board hear jurisdiction submissions

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has heard submissions over its jurisdiction to hear charges laid against Robert Smerdon in ...
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Bendigo market movers for Tuesday, April 24

Bendigo market movers for Tuesday, April 24

BENDIGO is Victoria's primary meet this Tuesday and the punters have come hard early at the rural city. Where's the ...
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Lismore market movers for Tuesday, April 24

Lismore market movers for Tuesday, April 24

LISMORE returns this Tuesday and the punters are looking forward to the seven race card this afternoon. Horse Betting has ...
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Wagga MM

Wagga market movers for Tuesday, April 24

WAGGA is back this Tuesday and the race club has a strong eight race card in the offing. Which runners ...
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Trapeze Artist to keep racing

Trapeze Artist to keep racing

Triple Group One winner Trapeze Artist will stay in training with his first aim the $13 million Everest before an ...
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Kentucky Derby

Gronkowski ruled out of Kentucky Derby

Gronkowski has been ruled out of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs after spiking a temperature ...
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Snitzel Music horse

Snitzel to stand for $220,000

Champion stallion Snitzel will stand the upcoming breeding season at $220,000 at Arrowfield Stud ...
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Moreira to ride in Adelaide

Magic Man: Moreira to ride in Adelaide G1 races

Hong Kong-based Joao Moreira is set to ride Sheidel in the $1 million Robert Sangster Stakes in Adelaide ...
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Almoonqith healthy before fall

Almoonqith healthy before fall

An inquiry has found no pre-existing condition that would have contributed to the catastrophic injury suffered by Almoonqith in the ...
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Rain to prompt sunny disposition

Rain to prompt sunny disposition

Trainer Jason Attard hopes the weather turns wet over his home track to enhance Kellyville Flyer's prospects in the Hawkesbury ...
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HorseBetting twitter chat

A Sydney Cup re-run & Pikey dominates Ascot in the Twitter wrap

WHAT a weekend of horse racing we had. The re-running of the Sydney Cup was the headline act of the ...
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Egg Tart

Egg Tart on anti-clockwise mission

If Sydney filly Egg Tart handles left-handed racing at Flemington she will continue her travels to South Australia ...
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Pig racing

Pigs set to fly at flood-hit Beaudesert race course for ANZAC Day

THE Beaudesert race course will be home to a unique style of racing this Anzac Day when pigs replace the ...
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Jamie Mott riding doubt i'm dreaming

Mott Dreaming of feature wins with colt

The Redoute's Choice Stakes is the next assignment for impressive debut winner Doubt I'm Dreaming who jockey Jamie Mott believes ...
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ATC donates equipment to flooded clubs

ATC donates equipment to flooded clubs

The Australian Turf Club has donated essential equipment to flood-damaged clubs in northern NSW ...
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Stablemates against each other at Randwick

Stablemates against each other at Randwick

Three Gerald Ryan-trained two-year-olds will be pitted against each other in a fillies race at Randwick ...
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Casino Fourteen could earn Brisbane trip

Casino Fourteen could earn Brisbane trip

Trainer Greg Eurell believes the 1400m at Flemington will suit Casino Fourteen when he chases a Listed win in the ...
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Hopfgarten after first-up victory

Hopfgarten after first-up victory

Leading winter carnival hope Hopfgarten is entered for the Victory Stakes but a final decision whether he runs will be ...
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Karaka Million

Major changes announced for 2018 Karaka sales week

THE 2018 Karaka Million has been rescheduled to allow an opening night session of the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling ...
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ATC Mounted Security

RSPCA launches investigation into ATC horse cruelty claims

THE RSPCA NSW has launched an independent investigation into claims of cruelty to horses by the Australian Turf Club. The ...
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flemington tips

ANZAC Day form, odds and free tips for Flemington, April 25

THE VRC St Leger is the feature race this ANZAC Day and we have form, odds and free tips for ...
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Almandin

Payne, McEvoy named for Shergar Cup

Michelle Payne and Kerrin McEvoy have been named in opposing teams in the Shergar Cup jockeys challenge at Ascot ...
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Trainer Moore says Werther exceeded expectations in QEII Cup

Trainer Moore says Werther exceeded expectations in QEII Cup

Werther trounced what had been billed as the best field ever assembled for the G1 Audemars Piguet QEII Cup with ...
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racing news

Werther wins QEII Cup in Hong Kong

Hugh Bowman has won another Group One race on Werther, riding him to a decisive victory in the QEII Cup ...
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Chad Schofield - Ambitious Champion

Schofield earns Richard Gibson applause after Hong Kong win

A jubilant winning trainer Richard Gibson credited young jockey Chad Schofield for the victory with Ambitious Champion in the HKG3 ...
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UK News

Paul Nicholls relieved to win 10th title

Trainer Paul Nicholls says his 10th British jumps title means more than any other because of the competition with Willie ...
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Vic racing

Tivaci Queensland bound for Guineas

After a short break, Group Three winner Tivaci is back in work with Mike Moroney and preparing for a shot ...
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Queensland news

Blue Desert Moon injured in Plate

Trainer Tony Sears is hoping for a quick recovery from Blue Desert Moon who has a few cuts after her ...
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Queensland news

Investigation into Kilcoy track problems

Racing Queensland will hold an investigation into why it was not told about an issue with the Kilcoy track which ...
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Vic racing

Trainer planning WFA tilt with Adirondack

Adirondack has proven a good money spinner for his new connections and now trainer Shawn Mathrick is considering a Gold ...
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NSW racing news

Wet Randwick track suits Ryan runners

A wet Randwick track for the Anzac Day meeting should suit the three runners from the Gerald Ryan stable ...
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Vic racing

Carey with three runners in VRC St Leger

Trainer Pat Carey will saddle up three stayers in the Listed VRC St Leger, the feature race on the Anzac ...
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Queensland news

Second throat operation for Hardline

Trainer Liam Birchley hopes to get three-year-old Hardline back for the latter part of the winter canrival in Brisbane ...
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Vic racing

Pateman to head to Ireland at season’s end

Jumps jockey Steven Pateman will head to champion Irish jumps trainer Willie Mullins in a bid to further his career ...
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Queensland news

Rescued horses remain under observation

Trainer Tony Gollan says the four horses rescued from an overturned truck on the Sunshine Coast appear to have escaped ...
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UK News

Johnson finally gets hands on trophy

Richard Johnson has finally claimed the British champion jumps' jockey title after many years as runner-up to the now-retired Tony ...
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