Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 26th August

Today 26th 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.


James Orman

Orman sitting pretty on Alligator Blood and London Banker

Leading Brisbane jockey James Orman is looking forward to a big weekend of riding as he partners cult figure Alligator ...
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Tofane

2021 Memsie Stakes runner-by-runner preview & betting tips

The 2021 Memsie Stakes is the first Group 1 of the Victorian racing season, and HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert presents his ...
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Gold Coast preview

Gold Coast racing tips | Goldmarket Day | Friday, August 27

HorseBetting's Queensland racing expert brings you his top tips and quaddie picks for the Gold Coast meeting on Friday, August ...
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Pakenham tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Friday, August 27

Pakenham tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Friday, August 27

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the eight-race card at Pakenham on Friday, August 27. See the top tips, ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 26, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 26, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees four meetings being held around the country on this Thursday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Oliver triumphs again in Breasley Medal

Oliver triumphs again in Breasley Medal

Damien Oliver has won his eleventh Scobie Breasley Medal and Nature Strip has been crowned Horse of the Year at ...
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Diamond Effort

Mornington betting tips & form guide – Thursday, 27 August 2020

The wet trackers will be out in force this Thursday as racing returns to Mornington for the first time since ...
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James Cummings

Godolphin brotherhood reigns at Randwick

Godolphin has enjoyed a successful afternoon at Randwick with a trio of progressive horses, two of them brothers, posting impressive ...
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Melbourne Cup dream alive for Super Girl

Melbourne Cup dream alive for Super Girl

Bendigo trainer Josh Julius is chasing a Melbourne Cup start with Super Girl and the dream lives on after her ...
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Every Rose

Filly a Rose between San Domenico colts

The Mark Newnham-trained Every Rose will seek to become the first filly in eight years to upstage the colts and ...
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Behemoth

Behemoth chasing biggest win in Memsie

Trainer David Jolly believes Behemoth is tuned up and ready to take on a star-studded field in the first Group ...
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Classique Legend tunes up for Everest bid

Classique Legend tunes up for Everest bid

Classique Legend has taken the next step in his build up towards the $15 million The Everest with a barrier ...
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Racing NSW opens border to some Vic horses

Racing NSW opens border to some Vic horses

The improving pandemic situation in regional Victoria has prompted NSW racing officials to allow the interstate travel of thoroughbreds from ...
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Doomben

Doomben betting tips & strategy – Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Doomben plays host to Queensland metropolitan racing on Wednesday with a tidy eight-race card ...
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Only Words

Guineas goal for Only Words

Te Awamutu trainer Clint Isdale has stakes goals in mind for smart three-year-old Only Words, an impressive winner at Taupo ...
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Begood Toya Mother

Two-state options for Begood Toya Mother

Trainer Daniel Bowman will decide closer to race day whether Begood Toya Mother attempts to extend his winning streak at ...
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Ethan Brown

Ethan Brown makes his return at Mornington

Ethan Brown says he is looking forward to the challenge of joining senior ranks when he returns to race riding ...
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Fundamentalist

Fundamentalist chasing early Group One win

Success in Melbourne's first Group One race of the season will make planning the upcoming races for Fundamentalist an easier ...
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Matt Cameron with Stephen Donald

Sun to shine on Hawke’s Bay Racing

A largely fine weather week in Hastings ahead of day one of the Bostock New Zealand Spring Carnival is expected ...
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Lacustre

Thornton receives warm welcome home

Craig Thornton received a great welcome home gift at Ellerslie on Saturday when Lacustre took out the CLC Pakuranga Hunt ...
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Aaron Kuru

Career highlight for Kuru

Last season’s premiership winning jumps jockey Aaron Kuru secured the biggest scalp of his riding career when taking out the ...
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Club inadvertently washes out own meeting

Club inadvertently washes out own meeting

A central Queensland race club has inadvertently washed out its meeting by over-watering the track halfway through the day ...
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Yes Yes Yes

Small field for San Domenico Stakes

Yes Yes Yes makes his return in the San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill where he takes on a small field ...
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Move to help increase Toowoomba fields

Move to help increase Toowoomba fields

Racing Queensland and trainers hope programming changes can help increase field sizes and betting turnover at Toowoomba ...
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Tom Melbourne

Tom runs second in Beaudesert trial

Fan favourite Tom Melbourne has run second in a Beaudesert barrier trial ahead of his spring campaign ...
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Woodcote Lass

Hickman’s gold army strengthening in South Island

Kevin Hickman is already increasing his South Island-based firepower leading into this year’s New Zealand Cup carnival. A group of ...
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James McDonald

James McDonald to ride Te Akau Shark

Premier Sydney jockey James McDonald will renew his association with NZ's Te Akau operation when he rides Te Akau Shark ...
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Realist

Kawada wins World All-Star Jockeys, Teetan ranks joint third

Hong Kong representative Karis Teetan was unable to notch a win on the second and final day of the JRA ...
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Pat Smullen

Smullen forced to miss his charity race

Pat Smullen has ruled out riding in his charity race at the Irish Champions Weekend after a health setback ...
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ATC donates surplus to country clubs

ATC donates surplus to country clubs

The Australian Turf Club has donated horse walkers and running rail to country tracks as part of its continuing community ...
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Spanish Reef to kick off at Moonee Valley

Spanish Reef to kick off at Moonee Valley

Ken Keys has decided to bypass the Group One horses at Caulfield in favour of the Dato Tan Chin Nam ...
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Santa Ana Lane to resume in The Heath

Santa Ana Lane to resume in The Heath

Multiple Group One winner Santa Ana Lane will be out to show he is on target for The Everest when ...
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Pierata tuned up for Tramway Stakes

Pierata tuned up for Tramway Stakes

Pierata will run in the Tramway Stakes ahead of a tilt at a Group One race in Melbourne with trainer ...
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Vega Magic on target for Memsie defence

Vega Magic on target for Memsie defence

David Hayes believes Vega Magic is going as well, if not better, than last year as he prepares for a ...
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McDonald to stick with Outback Barbie

McDonald to stick with Outback Barbie

Premier Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan has again booked Sydney jockey James McDonald to ride Outback Barbie in the Furious Stakes ...
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Aussie scores upset in Te Aroha hurdle

Aussie scores upset in Te Aroha hurdle

Visiting Australian jumps jockey Braidon Small upset the applecart when he guided rank outsider Letmeby to victory in Saturday’s Corson ...
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Ryan Maloney on top in Queensland

Ryan Maloney on top in Queensland

Jockey Ryan Maloney is keen to keep the momentum going on his successful move to Queensland where he leads the ...
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Ebor winner Muntahaa could go to Melbourne

Ebor winner Muntahaa could go to Melbourne

Muntahaa has won the Ebor Handicap to put himself in line for a crack at the Melbourne Cup ...
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Bonny O'Reilly back to winning ways

Bonny O’Reilly back to winning ways

Bonny O'Reilly has bounced back to winning form at Rosehill at her first start of a campaign aimed at spring ...
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Special Missile hits target for McDougall

Special Missile hits target for McDougall

John Thompson's apprentice Blaike McDougall has saluted for the first time in a city weekend meeting after Special Missile claimed ...
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Missrock gets Heatherly late in Carlyon

Missrock gets Heatherly late in Carlyon

Quality mare Missrock has made a winning return at Moonee Valley, running down Heatherly in the Listed Carlyon Stakes ...
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Pariah new Golden Rose favourite after win

Pariah new Golden Rose favourite after win

The Golden Rose has a new favourite after Pariah's win in the San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill ...
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Winning contagious for Addictive Nature

Winning contagious for Addictive Nature

The Bjorn Baker-trained Addictive Nature has made a successful step up to black-type racing in the Ming Dynasty Quality at ...
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Overshare leads throughout at the Valley

Overshare leads throughout at the Valley

The Hawkes Racing-trained Overshare has returned to Melbourne to lead throughout in a Listed race at Moonee Valley ...
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Whypeeo in display of speed at Gold Coast

Whypeeo in display of speed at Gold Coast

Brilliant three-year-old Whypeeo has given a display of sheer speed to break the class record in his win at the ...
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Almandin

Almandin pleases in return at the Valley

Having his first start since winning the Melbourne Cup, Almandin has carried 61kg to second place at Moonee Valley ...
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Alward races into Metropolitan favouritism

Alward races into Metropolitan favouritism

Imported stayer Alward has been installed as equal favourite for the Group One Metropolitan after winning at his Sydney debut ...
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Dee I Cee on top in Premier's Cup

Dee I Cee on top in Premier’s Cup

Former New Zealand stayer Dee I Cee has shown he is ready to live up to his early promise with ...
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Winx

Winx to wear ear muffs in Chelmsford

Champion Winx will wear earmuffs in the Chelmsford Stakes in a bid to prevent a repeat of her poor start ...
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Roomooz beats Tulip in Moonee Valley photo

Roomooz beats Tulip in Moonee Valley photo

Roomooz has held off a determined late surge by Tulip to win first-up over 1200m at Moonee Valley ...
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Ryan stable lands early Rosehill double

Ryan stable lands early Rosehill double

Tango Rain and Mariquita have gave trainer Gerald Ryan a race-to-race double at Rosehill ...
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McGillivray on pace for Epic Coast victory

McGillivray on pace for Epic Coast victory

Apprentice Matt McGillivray has followed instructions to the letter to help Mr Epic win at the Gold Coast ...
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Cismontane too strong for Valley rivals

Cismontane too strong for Valley rivals

A trip to Moonee Valley for a midweek gallop has proven beneficial for Cismontane who has scored a strong staying ...
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Dominant Ellerslie win gives Megablast Melbourne Cup nomination

Dominant Ellerslie win gives Megablast Melbourne Cup nomination

TALENTED winter gelding Megablast has secured itself at least a nomination into the 2017 Melbourne Cup at Flemington. The Nigel ...
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Mossman Gorge

Mossman Gorge takes out Highway Handicap

Canberra galloper Mossman Gorge has confirmed his promise, winning the Highway Handicap at Rosehill ...
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First Queensland winner for Richard Litt

First Queensland winner for Richard Litt

Warwick Farm trainer Richard Litt has trained his first Queensland winner with stud-bound Il Mio Destino scoring at the Gold ...
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Mare wins the day for Linda Huddy

Mare wins the day for Linda Huddy

Improving mare Of The Day's win at the Gold Coast has confirmed owner Linda Huddy's confidence in broodmare Orange Marmalade ...
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Of The Day

Of The Day goes back-to-back at Doomben

OF The Day backed up its quality win at Doomben two weeks ago with an even more impressive outing on ...
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Lani Fancourt

Lani Fancourt breaks arm in race fall

Brisbane apprentice Lani Fancourt has a broken arm after a race fall at Murwillumbah ...
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Aide Memoire

Aide Memoire on target for Group 1 Tarzino Trophy

Last season's Group 1 Captain Cook Stakes winner Aide Memoire is on target for the first group one of the ...
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The Precious One

Well-related filly lives up to expectations at Oamaru

THREE-YEAR-OLD filly The Precious One has plenty to live up to, but it couldn't have made a more impressive start ...
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Lady Aurelia nosed out in Nunthorpe

Lady Aurelia nosed out in Nunthorpe

Lady Aurelia has been nosed out of victory in the Nunthorpe Stakes by Marsha in a deceptive finish ...
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Vic racing

Walker confident he can ride at Caulfield

Jockey Michael Walker is confident he will be able to ride at the Memsie Stakes meeting after taking a tumble ...
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Vic racing

Tally and Dee to combine in G1 Memsie

A more mature Tally begins his spring campaign in the Memsie Stakes with apprentice Michael Dee given the opportunity to ...
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NSW racing news

Cellarman, Nikitas can prove G1 potential

Trainer Chris Waller is using the Run To The Rose to gauge if Cellarman and Nikitas are Group One horses ...
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NSW racing news

Ratcliff aims for repeat Highway party

Kempsey trainer Barry Ratcliff is bringing Beside You back to Sydney for a crack at back-to-back Highway Handicap wins ...
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Queensland news

Mymancharles to take big step at Doomben

Toowoomba trainer Steve Tregea believes Mymancharles is ready to step up to Saturday metropolitan class at Doomben ...
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Vic racing

Maurus to step out for Smerdon stable

This year's Ipswich Cup winner Maurus will have his first start since moving to the Robert Smerdon stable when he ...
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NSW racing news

Cellarman, Nikitas can prove G1 potential

Trainer Chris Waller is using the Run To The Rose to gauge if Cellarman and Nikitas are Group One horses ...
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Queensland news

Larry Cassidy returns to ride in town

Larry Cassidy will have his first metropolitan rides for more than a year at Doomben as he continues his comeback ...
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Vic racing

Guineas on radar for Revolving Door

Clinton McDonald is aiming Revolving Door towards the Caulfield Guineas and is hoping for another encouraging performance in the McNeil ...
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Queensland news

Ross hoping for Total Authority at Doomben

Les Ross is back training winners and hoping Total Authority can exert control in an open handicap at Eagle Farm ...
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Vic racing

Lindsay Park mares tackle Cockram Stakes

Stable newcomer Jessy Belle and Kayjay's Joy will form a two-pronged Lindsay Park attack on the Cockram Stakes at Caulfield ...
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NSW racing news

Winx ‘spot on’ for G2 Chelmsford Stakes

Trainer Chris Waller says Winx will have two light track gallops before she tackles the Group Two Chelmsford Stakes at ...
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Queensland news

Birchley quartet to improve on last starts

Trainer Liam Birchley hopes the Doomben track is more forgiving than Eagle Farm for his four runners who all finished ...
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NSW racing news

Michelle Payne granted dual licence

Michelle Payne has been given one of Victoria's first dual trainer/jjockey licences along with Jade Darose and Rhonda Mangan ...
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Vic racing

Dwayne Dunn wins Scobie Breasley medal

He might have come up short in the Melbourne jockeys' premiership but Dwayne Dunn has won the Scobie Breasley medal ...
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NSW racing news

Godolphin fined over sponsorship rules

World racing power Godolphin has been fined for flouting the sponsorship rules when Skiffle ran in the Oaks at Epsom ...
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