Horse Racing History: This day in Racing 25th February

This day 25th February 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.


Mudgee racing preview

Mudgee racing tips & quaddie picks | Sunday, February 27

HorseBetting’s New South Wales racing analyst presents you with his best bets and quaddie numbers for Sunday's races at Mudgee, ...
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Punt Drunk: Bookies get greedy with scratched Blue Diamond fancy

Punt Drunk: Bookies get greedy with scratched Blue Diamond fancy

The folks at Punt Drunk bring you some of the more interesting stories doing the rounds as we approach another ...
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Kris Lees

Rustic Steel storms into Provincial-Midway favouritism

Rustic Steel made a devastating statement at Newcastle on Thursday afternoon in the first qualifier of the Provincial-Midway Championships, winning ...
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Doomben has been forced to abandon Saturday's meeting

Saturday’s Doomben races abandoned after heavy rainfall

Doomben's race meeting, scheduled for Saturday, has been abandoned following over 50mm of rain in 24 hours up until Friday ...
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Morphettville racing tips

Cup plans on the line for So Bene in Lord Reims Stakes

So Bene could force her way into Adelaide Cup contention with a forward showing in Saturday's Group 3 Lord Reims ...
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Lofty Strike wins at Caulfield

Lofty Strike scratched from Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes

The Julius Sandhu-trained Lofty Strike has been scratched from Saturday's Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield, with the undefeated ...
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Ballarat preview

Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Sunday, February 27

HorseBetting's Victorian racing tipster brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the meeting at Ballarat on ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | February 25, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | February 25, 2022

Seven horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections here at ...
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Matt Chadwick on Drone Strike

Chadwick makes dream debut in the saddle at Kilmore

Matthew Chadwick has made a dream start to his career as a jockey, winning on his first ever race ride ...
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Legendary Jockey Jim Johnson Passes Away

Legendary Jockey Jim Johnson Passes Away

Three-time Melbourne Cup-winning jockey and Australian Racing Hall Of Fame member Jimmy Johnson has died at the age of 92 ...
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Townsville racing news

Townsville racing preview, best bets & odds | Friday 26/2/2021

HorseBetting's Queensland tipping expert, Nicholas Lloyd, brings you the top tips, best odds, value bets and quadrella selections for Townsville ...
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Ligulate

Morgan On Weather Watch With Ligulate

Tamworth trainer Cody Morgan has expressed concern about the likelihood of a wet track for Ligulate in the Listed Tattersall's ...
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Away Game Passes Surround Fitness Test

Away Game Passes Surround Fitness Test

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained Away Game will take her place in the Surround Stakes after passing a veterinary ...
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Grateful Heart

Grateful Heart wins DBS x Manulife Million Challenge

Grateful Heart has been crowned DBS x Manulife Million Challenge champion, leaving Danny Shum to revel in a third victory ...
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William Pike

Pike Shooting To Win Australian Guineas

Perth gallopers have had a great record in Melbourne this season and Sean Casey is hoping Dom To Shoot can ...
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Tommy Berry

Berry Keen To Get Into Group One Groove

Consistency is the buzz word for jockey Tommy Berry as he prepares to partner two promising horses in Sydney's first ...
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Force Of Will

Wexford eyeing Sydney with Force Of Will

A Sydney autumn raid could still be on the cards for exciting three-year-old filly Force Of Will. The daughter of ...
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Amarelinha

Oaks path for Amarelinha

Rising star Amarelinha will not be a late entrant for the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m). Te Akau ...
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Moonee Valley night racing

Moonee Valley preview, top tips & best odds | Friday 26/2/2021

HorseBetting's tipping expert James Herbert brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for the Moonee Valley Racing ...
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Canterbury Park tips, best odds & quaddie bets | Friday 26/2/2021

Canterbury Park tips, best odds & quaddie bets | Friday 26/2/2021

HorseBetting's tipping experts bring you the top tips, value bets and best odds for Canterbury Park Racecourse's night meeting on ...
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Smith Chasing Special Win With Tricky Gal

Smith Chasing Special Win With Tricky Gal

Having worked alongside Guy Walter at Warwick Farm, Matt Smith would love nothing more than to win the race named ...
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Elvis Costello

Punt Drunk: Racing NSW pumps up Saturday metro meetings

Punt Drunk brings you today's top tips and takes a look at some of the major stories from the last ...
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Fierce Impact

Fierce Impact tops All-Star emergency list

The All-Star Mile field is taking shape with Racing Victoria announcing 21 horses as provisional emergencies for the $5 million ...
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Happy Clapper

Clapper, Avilius head Doncaster weights

Happy Clapper and Avilius are the equal 58kg topweights for the Doncaster Mile with Japan's horse Mozu Ascot favourite after ...
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Alligator Blood

Alligator ready to pounce in Australian Guineas

Trainer David Vandyke says Alligator Blood is back on top of his game after his tough win in his Australian ...
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Shepard

Lightly raced stayer up for Sandown return

The winner of three of his four starts, the Peter Moody-owned imported stayer Shepard steps out for his return at ...
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Loire

Classic contenders step out for Pike

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will unleash a pair of classic contenders this week with Group 1 winning filly Loire set ...
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Jennifer Eccles

Syndicate loving the Jennifer Eccles ride

The Challenge No.10 Syndicate members know they will eventually have to part with their exciting filly Jennifer Eccles, but are ...
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Nature Strip

Nature Strip given Newmarket top weight

Multiple Group One winning sprinter Nature Strip has been given the top weight for the Group One Newmarket Handicap over ...
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Yoshito Yahagi

Japanese horse Mozu Ascot to run in Sydney

Japanese horse Mozu Ascot has raced his way to a start in the Doncaster Mile for Cox Plate-winning trainer Yoshito ...
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The Bostonian

The Bostonian gearing up for return

Dual Brisbane Group One winner The Bostonian has pleased his New Zealand trainer Tony Pike ahead of his next Australian ...
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Johnson cleared to ride and chase title

Johnson cleared to ride and chase title

Champion British jumps jockey Richard Johnson is set to return to the saddle following his recovery from a broken arm ...
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Popular stayer Double Trigger has died

Popular stayer Double Trigger has died

Trainer Mark Johnston has led tributes to popular stayer Double Trigger who has died at the age of 28 ...
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Redzel wins trial by four lengths

Redzel wins trial by four lengths

Dual Everest winner Redzel has been an impressive winner of a barrier trial at Canterbury ahead of his return in ...
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Best Of Days nominated for Blamey Stakes

Best Of Days nominated for Blamey Stakes

Best Of Days has been nominated for the Blamey Stakes but will need to pass two barrier tests before being ...
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Webster be happy if Clapper second again

Webster be happy if Clapper second again

Trainer Pat Webster will be satisfied if Happy Clapper can again run second to Winx when they meet in the ...
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Guineas distance to suit O'Tauto: Eurell

Guineas distance to suit O’Tauto: Eurell

Trainer Greg Eurell's belief O'Tauto will be suited over 1600m will be put to the test for the first time ...
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Xanthus to be aimed at $500,000 Jewel

Xanthus to be aimed at $500,000 Jewel

Smart juvenile colt Xanthus will have his lead-up to the $500,000 Aquis Jewel at the Gold Coast in the Prelude ...
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Jockey Chris Caserta charged with betting

Jockey Chris Caserta charged with betting

Apprentice jockey Chris Caserta has been charged with betting on thoroughbred races ...
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Coongy Hcp winner to get C'field Cup spot

Coongy Hcp winner to get C’field Cup spot

The MRC has made changes to the Caulfield Cup conditions including moving the Coongy Handicap to three days before and ...
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Offers refused for Concert Hall

Offers refused for Concert Hall

Hamilton owner-breeder Joan Egan has put the “not for sale” sign up for her smart mare Concert Hall, one of ...
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Next step for Lyre still to be confirmed

Next step for Lyre still to be confirmed

Trainer Anthony Freedman says a decision whether Lyre tries to add the Golden Slipper to her Blue Diamond Stakes win ...
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Annrhon & Chelsea Hall

Apprentice Chelsea Hall fractures ribs

Victorian apprentice Chelsea Hall has sustained three fractured ribs in a fall in a jump-out at Cranbourne ...
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Sponge Bob ready for Derby adventure

Sponge Bob ready for Derby adventure

Matamata trainer Graham Richardson is pleased with his Group 2 Waikato Guineas (2000m) winner Sponge Bob heading into Saturday’s Group ...
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Maximum of nine rivals for Winx

Maximum of nine rivals for Winx

Nine horses have been entered to take on Winx in the Group One Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick, six from ...
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Jessigee on black type path

Jessigee on black type path

An open-class win at Wairoa on Sunday has put Awapuni mare Jessiegee in contention for a couple of stakes races ...
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Monster on Derby trail as Purton salutes for spectacular six timer

Monster on Derby trail as Purton salutes for spectacular six timer

What do you get when a champion jockey is riding at the peak of his powers and one of his ...
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Cadmium sees off Phoenix at Naas to secure Grand Annual spot

Cadmium sees off Phoenix at Naas to secure Grand Annual spot

Cadmium booked his ticket to the Grand Annual Chase at Cheltenham in winning the WhatOddsPaddy? Chase at Naas. The Willie ...
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Af Mafaten Is Uae Winner 500 For Tadhg O’shea

Af Mafaten Is Uae Winner 500 For Tadhg O’shea

The sixth and final meeting of the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club (SERC) season on Saturday afternoon was highlighted by ...
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Wait A Sec wins in New Zealand

Wait A Sec salutes in the Wairoa Cup for Lowry-Cullen

The only thing certain at the finish of Sunday’s Affco NZ Ltd Wairoa Cup (2100m) was that trainers Guy Lowry ...
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Time Warp wins Hong Kong Gold Cup

Time Warp beats Werther in classic Hong Kong Gold Cup

Time Warp set a merciless tempo to win the HK$10 million Group 1 Hong Kong Gold Cup at Sha Tin ...
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Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation solidifies standing in Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Beauty Generation bolstered his position at the top of the jurisdiction’s sprinter-miler ranks on Sunday, taking the G1 Queen’s Silver ...
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Robert Smerdon

NSW stewards to study Vic evidence

Racing NSW stewards will study the brief evidence provided by their Victorian counterparts in the bi-carb case to decide if ...
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Missrock

Weight drop to help Missrock in Newmarket

A quiet week following her third placing in the Lightning Stakes will have Missrock fresh and firing for the Newmarket ...
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Winx

Winx ready for delayed return to racing

Winx is spot-on for her return to racing in the Chipping Norton Stakes despite missing a lead-up run ...
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Muraaqeb on target for Australian Guineas

Muraaqeb on target for Australian Guineas

The Lindsay Park stable has Muraaqeb heading to the Group One Australian Guineas after his two placings in traditional lead-up ...
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Stuart Kendrick presses on to autumn

Stuart Kendrick presses on to autumn

Trainer Stuart Kendrick has been forced to spell Rancho Montoya but will press on with Fullazaboot and Italia Bella ...
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Hey Doc to press on towards Newmarket

Hey Doc to press on towards Newmarket

Trainer Tony McEvoy is hoping strained pectoral muscles won't stop Hey Doc from running in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington ...
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Fontein Lad Greg Eurell

Mandatory trial talks to continue in Qld

Racing Queensland is looking at solving problems raised by trainers before introducing mandatory trials for first starters ...
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Jakkalberry dies at New Zealand stud

Jakkalberry dies at New Zealand stud

Classy stayer Jakkalberry has died at New Zealand's Novara Park Stud in New Zealand after suffering an intestinal infection ...
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Honneur Noir thrashes rivals at Matamata over 1400m

Honneur Noir thrashes rivals at Matamata over 1400m

A front-running masterclass from jockey Sam Spratt paved he way for Te Aroha mare Honneur Noir to dominate her rating ...
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Contessa Vanessa scores decisive victory at Matamata

Contessa Vanessa scores decisive victory at Matamata

The outstanding season of three-year-old filly Contessa Vanessa continued at Matamata on Saturday when she scored a decisive victory over ...
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Excalibur on track for 2018 Group 1 Auckland Cup

Excalibur on track for 2018 Group 1 Auckland Cup

Progressive stayer Excalibur confirmed he is on target to tackle the Gr.1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m) in a ...
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Dama Zorro records strong win at Hastings

Dama Zorro records strong win at Hastings

Promising three-year-old filly Dama Zorro gave a further glimpse of her undoubted potential when she raced home to score a ...
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Eagle Farm Not Ready

Rain a double-edged sword for Eagle Farm

Rain has caused delays to work on the Eagle Farm track reconstruction but it has been a benefit to already ...
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Dixie Blossoms comes up roses for Quinton

Dixie Blossoms comes up roses for Quinton

Dixie Blossoms has given trainer Ron Quinton as spirit-lifting win at Randwick, coasting to victory in the Guy Walter Stakes ...
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Baster suspended again after win on Farson

Baster suspended again after win on Farson

Farson has provided Stephen Baster with mixed luck after victories at his last two starts, but the jockey has also ...
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Sheidel wins Group One Oakleigh Plate

Sheidel wins Group One Oakleigh Plate

Sheidel has landed her first Group One win by leading throughout in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield ...
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Catchy wins the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes

Family affair in Blue Diamond Stakes

Catchy has maintained an unbeaten start to her career, storming home to win the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes at ...
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Winx wins wet Chipping Norton Stakes

Winx wins wet Chipping Norton Stakes

Winx has erased her trainer's doubts about a waterlogged Randwick track to record her 10th Group One win and 15th ...
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Coolmore Stakes aim for Silent Sedition

Coolmore Stakes aim for Silent Sedition

Andrew Noblet will hope for some dry weather in Sydney for Silent Sedition after her stakes win at Caulfield ...
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A Hayes wins Blue Diamond again

A Hayes wins Blue Diamond again

The Hayes racing dynasty's dominance of Victoria's premier race for two-year-olds has continued ...
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Ladbrokes.com.au

La Bella Diosa set for Australian Oaks after Surround Stakes win

NEW Zealand raider La Bella Diosa has recorded an eye-catching win in the Group 2 Surround Stakes after kicking strongly ...
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Forster's dream of Winx showdown continues

Forster’s dream of Winx showdown continues

Desleigh Forster's dream of taking on Winx in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick have gone up at notch after ...
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Winx

Waller made ‘the right decision’ in not scratching Winx

A brave move to keep Winx in the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes has paid off for Chris Waller after ...
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NZ filly La Bella Diosa wins Surround

NZ filly La Bella Diosa wins Surround

Group One-winning New Zealand filly La Bella Diosa has added the Group Two Surround Stakes at Randwick to her record ...
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Stratum Star wins Peter Young Stakes

Stratum Star wins Peter Young Stakes

After winning in Perth and then the Gold Coast at his previous two starts, Stratum Star has added another feature ...
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Catchy

Williams’ choice Catchy brilliant in Blue Diamond Stakes

THE story during the Blue Diamond Stakes lead-up was which horse jockey Craig Williams was going to ride and his ...
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McCreery surges to win Liverpool City Cup

McCreery surges to win Liverpool City Cup

McCreery is back in business, with victory in the Liverpool City Cup at Randwick as the Doncaster Mile looms ...
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Winx wins Chipping Norton Stakes

Winx wins Chipping Norton Stakes

After almost being scratched due to the wet, champion Winx has easily claimed her 10th Group One victory in the ...
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Catchy wins Blue Diamond Stakes

Catchy wins Blue Diamond Stakes

Catchy has maintained an unbeaten start to her career, storming home to win the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes at ...
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Black Heart Bart claims Futurity Stakes

Black Heart Bart claims Futurity Stakes

Black Heart Bart has narrowly defeated stablemate Tosen Stardom to claim his fifth Group One win in the Futurity Stakes ...
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Stratum Star

Stratum Star completes hat trick of big wins at Caulfield

DARREN Weir-trained Stratum Star has recorded its third straight notable win after surging late to win the Group 2 Peter ...
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Moreira guides Savanna Amour to victory

Moreira guides Savanna Amour to victory

Champion Hong Kong-based jockey Joao Moreira has brought the best out of three-year-old Savanna Amour to win the Angus Armanasco ...
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Mark Newnham has first Slipper runner

Mark Newnham has first Slipper runner

Fledgling trainer Mark Newnham will have his first Golden Slipper runner after Diamond Tathagata booked his place by winning the ...
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Black Heart Bart

Black Heart Bart makes it five group one wins in Futurity Stakes

CHAMPION gelding Black Heart Bart lived up to its name on Saturday when showing great heart to win the Group ...
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Win on debut for late-developing trainer

Win on debut for late-developing trainer

Mick O'Neill has had a dream training debut, with Mr Spin claiming the TAB Highway Plate at Randwick ...
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Black Heart Bart wins Futurity Stakes

Black Heart Bart wins Futurity Stakes

Black Heart Bart has narrowly defeated stablemate Tosen Stardom to claim his fifth Group One win in the Futurity Stakes ...
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One More Honey causes Sweet upset

One More Honey causes Sweet upset

The John Thompson-trained One More Honey has handled the wet conditions at Randwick to cause an upset in the Sweet ...
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One More Honey

One More Honey causes a boil over in Group 2 Sweet Embrace Stakes

IN-FORM runner One More Honey has made it two wins from three starts after taking out the Group 2 Sweet ...
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Pinch River lives up to wraps

Pinch River lives up to wraps

Trainer Rob Heathcote's high opinion of Pinch River has been confirmed by the gelding's five-lengths win at Doomben ...
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Farson too strong in Autumn Classic

Farson too strong in Autumn Classic

Gai Waterhouse has bigger plans in store for Farson after notching a hat-trick in the Autumn Classic at Caulfield ...
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Houtzen's Slipper lead-up in Brisbane

Houtzen’s Slipper lead-up in Brisbane

A slashing gallop between races at Doomben has Magic Millions winner Houtzen ready to have her lead-up to the Golden ...
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Farson

Guineas prospect Farson takes out Group 2 Autumn Classic

THE money was well-placed in the Group 2 Autumn Classic at Caulfield on Saturday as hot favourite Farson was too ...
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Pah Terie scores bonus win at Doomben

Pah Terie scores bonus win at Doomben

Pah Terie hadn't shown trainer Kelly Schweida much on the training track before a strong win in the Two-Year-Old Handicap ...
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Benz wins Zeditave Stakes first-up

Benz wins Zeditave Stakes first-up

The Gordon Richards-trained Benz has raced to his first stakes victory, returning from a spell to take out the Group ...
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Australian Cup tilt for in-form Boom Time

Australian Cup tilt for in-form Boom Time

Boom Time has earned himself a tilt at Group One company following his victory in the Mornington Cup Prelude at ...
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Toast Of New York could return to racing

Toast Of New York could return to racing

Toast Of New York is currently back in the UK being assessed by veterinary staff to see if he can ...
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Hong Kong Gold Cup

Group 1 Hong Kong Gold Cup odds, form and betting tips

THE prestigious Group 1 Hong Kong Gold Cup will excite a nation for the 38th time this Sunday at Sha Tin. A ...
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NSW racing news

Racing shorts: Costin to miss first group 1 of Sydney Autumn

WINONA Costin will miss the first group 1 meeting of the Sydney autumn carnival after she failed to gain a ...
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Vic racing

Case of the scratched Melbourne Cup horse hits the courts

A vet who treated a Melbourne Cup hopeful with a banned substance in the lead-up to the race knew "full ...
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Vic racing

Lord Of The Sky fit, ready and a good smokey for Oakleigh Plate

Lord Of The Sky is his own worst enemy. The five-year-old returns from a tendon injury in the Oakleigh Plate ...
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NSW racing news

Waller to give Catkins one more chance to show she still has it

Popular grey mare Catkins will be given one more chance to show Chris Waller she still has a future on ...
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Queensland news

Snippets Land has the right credentials to win Tattersall’s

Co-trainer Paul Snowden says Snippets Land has the right credentials to win his second stakes race at Doomben. Snippets Land's ...
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Oliver declares Flying Artie can handle tough Blue Diamond draw

Oliver declares Flying Artie can handle tough Blue Diamond draw

Champion jockey Damien Oliver is confident Flying Artie can overcome a tough draw and provide him with a second Blue ...
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NSW racing news

Waller maintains confidence in a big Storm the Stars campaign

A MIXTURE of the obvious and the curious will accompany Chris Waller's bid for a fifth Chipping Norton Stakes win ...
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Queensland news

Satirical Lass’ trial is just the tip of iceberg, says trainer

Speedy mare Satirical Lass has trialled brilliantly in the lead up to her return at Doomben but trainer Tony Gollan ...
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Victorian racing news

Racing shorts: Melham cops a fine for whip offences at Sandown

Ben Melham has racked up $800 in fines for breaking the whip rules three times in one afternoon. The jockey ...
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