Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 26th May

Today 26th 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.


Townsville racing news

Townsville racing tips & top odds | Thursday, May 27

HorseBetting.com.au 's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the best bets and top odds for the eight-race card at Townsville on Thursday ...
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Sale Turf Club

Sale racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Thursday, May 27

HorseBetting's James Herbert brings you his betting tips and quaddie selections for the Sale race meeting on Thursday, May 27, ...
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Gosford Race Club

Gosford racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Thursday, May 27

HorseBetting's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the best bets, top odds and some quaddie numbers for the Gosford race meeting on ...
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Pakenham Racecourse

Trainers welcome changes to Victorian night racing season

The Australian Trainer’s Association (ATA) have welcomed the changes for the 2021-22 Victorian night racing season, with earlier finishing times ...
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Craig Williams

Top jockeys flee Victoria as COVID restrictions return

Top jockeys John Allen, Craig Williams, Ben Allen and Jye McNeil have all made the decision to leave Victoria following ...
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Arcadia Queen

Arcadia Queen passed in at $3.4m as sales records tumble

Records tumbled on the opening day of the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale, but Arcadia Queen was not among the ...
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Ayrton

Ayrton prepping well for Fred Best Classic at Eagle Farm

Boom three-year-old Ayrton had his first look around Eagle Farm on Tuesday morning before the Fred Best Classic, which he ...
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Rothfire

Recovering Rothfire on track for The Everest

In news that plenty of racing fans will want to hear, Rob Heathcote’s three-year-old gelding Rothfire is back on the ...
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Leo DiCaprio - Wolf of Wall Street

Punt Drunk: Yulong splashes the cash on Melody Belle buy

Punt Drunk's Wednesday edition focuses on the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale, where the recently retired Melody Belle drew some ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | May 26, 2021

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

Horse Racing around the country sees just five meetings scheduled to be run and won this Wednesday afternoon. Our racing ...
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Nictock

Canterbury racing tips & quaddie picks – Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Seven races will be run and won at Canterbury in New South Wales metro racing on Wednesday afternoon. Check out ...
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Master Montaro

Sale racing tips & best bets – Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Midweek Victorian racing heads to Sale this Wednesday for eight quality races. Here are our free tips, value bets and ...
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David Hayes

Push entire spring carnival back: Hayes

Leading trainer David Hayes would like to see the sequence of lead-up races remain intact but the dates of spring ...
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Michael Rodd

Rodd on the board after return to Victoria

Jockey Michael Rodd has notched his first winner since his recent return to Victorian racing from Singapore ...
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John Thompson

Fituese on target for next Rosehill test

Trainer John Thompson is convinced Fituese will have no problem running out a strong 1200m when the filly chases her ...
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Daniel Stackhouse

Stackhouse in Vic premiership contention

Daniel Stackhouse has already ridden more than 100 winners in Victoria this season and hopes he can keep adding to ...
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Qld expands winter feature racing campaign

Qld expands winter feature racing campaign

Racing Queensland has announced an extra 10 feature races for the winter to be run with reduced prize money in ...
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Peltzer

Ryan saves Peltzer for spring campaign

Trainer Gerald Ryan has confirmed promising two-year-old Peltzer will miss the JJ Atkins next month to concentrate on the spring ...
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Calvin McEvoy

McEvoy colt to debut at Caulfield

Co-trainer Calvin McEvoy believes Kahaylaan has the talent to measure up in town on debut at Caulfield ...
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Changes ahead to Melbourne spring carnival

Changes ahead to Melbourne spring carnival

The Melbourne Racing Club is exploring the option of transferring its Caulfield Cup carnival and running it after Melbourne Cup ...
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Mer De Glace

Melbourne spring carnival faces changes

The Caulfield Cup could become the last race of Australia's biggest racing carnival with Racing Victoria reportedly considering major changes ...
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Aethero

Aethero leads Moore charge

Purton kicked off the day with an impressive win on Aethero, trainer John Moore’s exciting juvenile. While the jockeys’ premiership ...
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Exultant

Exultant’s just Champion as Purton hits six

Exultant battled to victory in the HK$10 million Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon ...
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Little Giant

Little Giant comes up big for Hall in Sha Tin Vase

Little Giant (133lb) sealed victory in the Group 3 Sha Tin Vase Handicap (1200m) under a cool, collected ride from ...
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Gennady gets the job done at Sandown

Gennady gets the job done at Sandown

Gennady has followed up a narrow Mornington win with an all-the-way victory when stepped up in distance at Sandown ...
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Sir Lopez too strong in Australian Steeple

Sir Lopez too strong in Australian Steeple

A cool ride by Richard Cully has landed trainer Patrick Payne another feature jumps race win with Sir Lopez in ...
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John Allen jumps to another Sandown double

John Allen jumps to another Sandown double

Chequered Flag has given jockey John Allen another rare double, a win over jumps after an earlier victory on the ...
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J J Atkins poser for Garibaldi

J J Atkins poser for Garibaldi

Trainer Tony Gollan is weighing up whether to run Garibaldi in the Group One J J Atkins Stakes ...
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Stokes has spring goals for Eclair Breeze

Stokes has spring goals for Eclair Breeze

Trainer Phillip Stokes will send Eclair Breeze for a short break after her maiden win at Sandown with the spring ...
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Excellent start to new-look Andrew Ramsden

Excellent start to new-look Andrew Ramsden

The VRC hopes to build on the new-look Andrew Ramsden Stakes with more prize money and status for the race ...
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Mark Walker

Walker at his front-running best in Singapore premiership

Ex-pat kiwi Mark Walker continued his impressive run of form in Singapore on Saturday with a winning double that sees ...
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Verbalizer

Verbalizer fulfilling potential

On a day where there were several eye-catching performances, it was the victory in the last race on the card ...
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Spring assignments on cards for Inscription

Spring assignments on cards for Inscription

Progressive mare Inscription will head to the spelling paddock next week after completing an impressive treble of wins for Cambridge ...
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Pike to chase more Group One glory

Pike to chase more Group One glory

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike is set to chase more Group One wins in Queensland with Our Intrigue in the ...
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Caspar Fownes

Cup on the cards for Southern Legend

With Beauty Generation dominating the mile ranks at home, Caspar Fownes is likely to build Southern Legend towards the 10-furlong ...
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Talented Spaceboy to return at Rosehill

Talented Spaceboy to return at Rosehill

Trainer Gary Portelli is hoping a patient ride on Spaceboy can help the youngster replicate his recent barrier trial success ...
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Blizzard

Hong Kong interests dominate Group 1 Kranji Mile

The difficulty of third-placed Singapore Sling’s task seemed to have increased when Tony Millard’s charge drew gate 10 at Thursday’s ...
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New stewards appointed to QRIC

New stewards appointed to QRIC

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has boosted its ranks with the appointment of two experienced stewards ...
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Southern Legend

Legend strikes again in Kranji Mile

Southern Legend demolished his Singapore Group 1 Kranji Mile rivals for the second year in succession, quickening to an imposing ...
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Ben Currie's lawyers argue for fines

Ben Currie’s lawyers argue for fines

Lawyers for Queensland trainer Ben Currie are likely to argue precedent sentences for charges he faces include fines ...
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Phoenix Of Spain rises to Guineas win

Phoenix Of Spain rises to Guineas win

The Charlie Hills-trained Phoenix Of Spain has upstaged Too Darn Hot to win the Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh ...
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Blake Shinn

Blake Shinn to appeal careless riding ban

Jockey Blake Shinn will appeal a careless riding suspension that will rule him out of Stradbroke Handicap Day at Doomben ...
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Browne ban puts Impending ride in jeopardy

Browne ban puts Impending ride in jeopardy

Group One-winning jockey Damian Browne will appeal against a careless-riding suspension in a bid to keep the Stradbroke Handicap ride ...
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Stradbroke decision looms for Perry stable

Stradbroke decision looms for Perry stable

Trainer Paul Perry has some thinking to do after the three-year-old Perast won the Fred Best Classic at Doomben ...
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QLD Racing

Track complaint mars Doomben G1 meeting

The final race at the Queensland Oaks meeting has been run in near darkness after a delay when jockeys raised ...
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Youngstar prevails in a Qld Oaks thriller

Youngstar prevails in a Qld Oaks thriller

Youngstar has continued her meteoric rise, winning the Queensland Oaks in a nail-biting finish from stablemate Another Dollar ...
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Tom Ryan suspended after hurdle at Sandown

Tom Ryan suspended after hurdle at Sandown

Tom Ryan has been suspended following his ride aboard Dane Hussler in the Australian Hurdle at Sandown ...
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Fierce Impact gives Smith Randwick double

Fierce Impact gives Smith Randwick double

The imported Fierce Impact has brought up the second leg of a winning double at Randwick for the Matthew Smith ...
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Fifty Stars

Fifty Stars goes four straight at Sandown

The Queensland Guineas at Doomben is being considered for Fifty Stars after he kept his unbeaten record intact with another ...
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Dreamforce resumes in style at Randwick

Dreamforce resumes in style at Randwick

Dreamforce has made a successful return to racing to give Sydney jockeys' premiership leader Brenton Avdulla his fourth winner for ...
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Impending wins the G1 Kingsford Smith Cup

Impending wins the G1 Kingsford Smith Cup

Godolphin's Impending won his second Group One race in the Kingsford Smith Cup and will now get a chance to ...
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NZ stayer Mazzuro upsets Sandown rivals

NZ stayer Mazzuro upsets Sandown rivals

New Zealander Mazzuro has earned an extended Australian campaign with a shock win at Sandown ...
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Veteran Destiny's Kiss lands McKell Cup

Veteran Destiny’s Kiss lands McKell Cup

Veteran stayer Destiny's Kiss will now be aimed at the Brisbane Cup after a stirring win in the Listed McKell ...
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Impending

Impending wins Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Impending has scored a last-stride win in the Group One Kingsford-Smith Cup, beating Le Romain and Champagne Cuddles ...
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Pedreana claims G3 Glenlogan Park Stakes

Pedreana claims G3 Glenlogan Park Stakes

Jockey Michael Dee has captured the Group Three Glenlogan Park Stakes aboard Pedrena at his first day of riding at ...
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Stirring win for Derby-bound Live And Free

Stirring win for Derby-bound Live And Free

Queensland Derby-bound Live And Free has given part-owners Julie and Gary Manning the ideal tonic as they recover from injuries ...
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Track concerns delay Doomben G1 meeting

Track concerns delay Doomben G1 meeting

The Queensland Oaks meeting at Doomben was been delayed after jockeys raised concerns about the track in the back straight ...
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Self Sense confirms liking for obstacles

Self Sense confirms liking for obstacles

Self Sense has remained unbeaten over jumps taking out the Australian Hurdle at Sandown as a short-priced favourite ...
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Touch Of Mink to return to stakes class

Touch Of Mink to return to stakes class

Trainer Matthew Smith will prepare Touch Of Mink for the Sunshine Coast Guineas following her win at Randwick ...
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Bastia provides some solace for Kris Lees

Bastia provides some solace for Kris Lees

The Kris Lees-trained Bastia has won comfortably at Randwick to partially compensate for the late scratching of Graff from the ...
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Don't Be Shy takes Australian Steeplechase

Don’t Be Shy takes Australian Steeplechase

At her first start over the bigger jumps, Don't Be Shy has taken out the Australian Steeplechase at Sandown ...
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She Knows carries big weight at Randwick

She Knows carries big weight at Randwick

She Knows has handled the burden of 62.5kg with ease to win a Highway Handicap at Randwick and confirm a ...
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Chris Waller provides BRC Sires' quinella

Chris Waller provides BRC Sires’ quinella

Chris Waller has won the BRC Sires' Produce Stakes for the third time after providing the quinella in the Group ...
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Duca Valentinois claims first WFA success

Duca Valentinois claims first WFA success

Trainer James Cummings is considering extending the winter carnival campaign of Duca Valentinois after the gelding's win in the Lord ...
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Savatiano romps home in Randwick victory

Savatiano romps home in Randwick victory

A stakes race could be added to the program for Savatiano after the Godolphin filly remained unbeaten this preparation with ...
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Goulburn betting tips & full form for Sunday, May 27

Goulburn betting tips & full form for Sunday, May 27

GOULBURN is racing this Sunday and the punters have a solid seven race card in which to invest upon. Not ...
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Furnished Rising Red takes Premier's Cup

Furnished Rising Red takes Premier’s Cup

Tough stayer Rising Red showed he had matured with his strong win in the Premier's Cup at Doomben ...
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Black Caviar son makes encouraging debut

Black Caviar son makes encouraging debut

Prince Of Caviar may not have finished in the placings at his racetrack debut but he pleased co-trainer Wayne Hawkes ...
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Heavenly Thought firms for G1 Qld Derby

Heavenly Thought firms for G1 Qld Derby

Well-bred colt Heavenly Thought is on track to give Darren Weir his first Queensland Derby win after the colt's victory ...
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The Autumn Sun shines ahead of JJ Atkins

The Autumn Sun shines ahead of JJ Atkins

The Chris Waller-trained colt The Autumn Sun has warmed up for the Group One JJ Atkins at Doomben in style ...
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Morphettville market movers for Saturday, May 26

Morphettville market movers for Saturday, May 26

MORPHETTVILLE is racing this Saturday and the punters have a strong eight race card to bet on. Where are they ...
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Jeff Lloyd

Jeff Lloyd brings up 100 Qld metro wins

Jeff Lloyd has ridden 100 winners in a Queensland metropolitan season for the second time in a row with victory ...
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Doomben market movers

Doomben market movers for Saturday, May 26

QUEENSLAND'S Saturday of racing is headlined by Doomben as the racecourse puts on a strong card on for the punters? ...
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Order of St George

Third Saval Beg for Order Of St George

Order Of St George has shown he is on target for the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot with this third ...
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Our Sarasto

In-form Our Sarastro primed for Gunnedah Gold Cup assault

OUR Sarastro will be out to continue his solid run of form this prep when he heads to Gunnedah on ...
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Chris Waller

Queensland contenders to stake claims

Chris Waller will have a clearer picture about the additions to his Queensland winter carnival team after they race at ...
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Canberra horse Clipper

Clipper tracking for Highway success

Canberra trainer Matthew Dale is optimistic Clipper can tick off a Highway Handicap win at Randwick ...
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Anderson on stakes path at Eagle Farm

Anderson on stakes path at Eagle Farm

Trainer Chris Anderson is looking to Mishani Bullet and Mystic Opal to earn their way to Group One races ...
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Able Friend

Hong Kong champion Able Friend retired

Hong Kong champion Able Friend will not race again and will spend his retirement in Australia ...
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Louvre out for another G1 before stud

Louvre out for another G1 before stud

Under The Louvre can further enhance his stud prospects when he runs in the Group One Kingsford Smith Cup at ...
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Waller primes Black On Gold for Derby

Waller primes Black On Gold for Derby

Chris Waller advances Black On Gold's Queensland Derby campaign in the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm, a race Sydney's ...
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My Psychiatrist has chance to remedy loss

My Psychiatrist has chance to remedy loss

Joe Pride is giving My Psychiatrist an opportunity to atone for the worst run of her 12-race career in the ...
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Egg Tart has barrier trial ahead of Oaks

Egg Tart has barrier trial ahead of Oaks

Queensland Oaks favourite Egg Tart has been kept ticking over with a barrier trial at Rosehill ...
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Musgrove to the fore in jumping features

Musgrove to the fore in jumping features

Leading trainer Eric Musgrove has five of the 17 acceptors in the two feature jumps races at Sandown ...
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Take two for Heliosphere's debut

Take two for Heliosphere’s debut

Trainer Gerald Ryan is hoping for a smooth start to Heliosphere's career after an aborted first attempt ...
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Miss Debutante approaches crowning moment

Miss Debutante approaches crowning moment

Miss Debutante continues her build-up to the Group One Tattersall's Tiara when she makes her Queensland winter carnival debut at ...
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Another Group One crack for Counterattack

Another Group One crack for Counterattack

Stud-bound Counterattack has his penultimate attempt to add a Group One win to his record when he tackles the Kingsford-Smith ...
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Doug Freeman

Tabcorp set to increase takeout rates for weekend punters

TABCORP is set to pick more money out of punters' pockets by increasing takeout rates for weekend horse racing. The gaming ...
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Jameka to miss spring carnival

Jameka to miss spring carnival

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka is still recovering from travel sickness and will not be seen during the spring carnival ...
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Fitter Leotie right for Sandown attempt

Fitter Leotie right for Sandown attempt

Trainer Henry Dwyer is hoping Leotie's last-start third is a sign of better things to come at Sandown after a ...
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Eagle Farm to suit Morendi in Cup

Eagle Farm to suit Morendi in Cup

Morendi returns to his favourite track where he will attempt to upset some proven stakes performers in the Group Three ...
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Dreams Aplenty

Dreams continue for trainer John Zielke

John Zielke is confident Dreams APlenty will make it five wins in a row in the Fred Best Classic after ...
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Eagle Way

Eagle Way seeking first local group one in Champions & Chater Cup

CHAMPION trainer John Moore has had success as an owner of Eagle Way in Australia, but he's seeking his group ...
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Mornington trainer's nominations declined

Mornington trainer’s nominations declined

Mornington trainer Trent Pennuto faces an ongoing stewards inquiry following the late scratching of Chatober at Moe ...
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Glyn Schofield

Racing NSW stewards explain decision to clear Glyn Schofield

RACING NSW stewards controversially cleared jockey Glyn Schofield of any wrongdoing aboard Up 'n' Rolling when it finished second at ...
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Vic racing

Barbass to make city debut at Randwick

Inglis Challenge winner Barbass will take the next step in his fledgling career when he makes his city debut at ...
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Vic racing

Bernard Saundry to step down as RV boss

After 14 years with Racing Victoria and the last four as its chief executive, Bernard Saundry will leave the governing ...
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NSW racing news

Delectation ready to step up in 10,000

Delectation will be reunited with jockey James McDonald in the Doomben 10,000 as he attempts to resurrect his Group One-winning ...
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NSW racing news

Sonorous out to stake claim for Qld Derby

New Zealand three-year-old Sonorous will make a belated bid for a place in the Queensland Derby when he steps out ...
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Vic racing

Saundry to quit as Racing Victoria boss

Bernard Saundry will leave Racing Victoria after 14 years, the past four as chief executive of the governing body ...
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NSW racing news

Delectation ready to step up in 10,000

Delectation will be reunited with jockey James McDonald in the Doomben 10,000 as he attempts to resurrect his Group One-winning ...
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Vic racing

Racehorses provide relief for dairy farmer

The pressure is on Peter Chow's small team of racehorses to offset the losses from his Warrnambool dairy farm ...
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Vic racing

Tom Ryan chasing second Aust Steeple win

The Pat Hyland-trained King Triton will carry Tom Ryan's hopes for a second Australian Steeplechase win at Sandown ...
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Vic racing

Benchi Pegasus ready to begin winter prep

Rain is expected to boost Benchi Pegasus's chances in his return from a spell in a benchmark sprint race at ...
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racing news

Baker seeking first Australian group 1 with Music Magnate

Kiwi trainer Bjorn Baker is one of the most-improved trainers this season and he's now targeting his first Australian group ...
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Queensland news

Trial points to Traveston in G3 Glenlogan

A barrier trial placing to Azkadellia that had more merit than first thought, augers well for Traveston Girl's chances in ...
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Queensland news

Eagle Way thriving on orthodox Derby path

Eagle Way will continue a conventional route to the Queensland Derby when he contests the Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben ...
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Queensland news

Divine Centuri owner returns to G1 arena

Divine Centuri will give Brisbane lawyer David Cameron his first Group I runner in 40 years when she takes on ...
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Betting guide and tips for Doomben 10,000 Day, Saturday May 28

Betting guide and tips for Doomben 10,000 Day, Saturday May 28

The Brisbane winter carnival continues for another week and the fine weather conditions have made for a successful carnival already ...
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Vic racing tips

Australian Hurdle and Steeplechase betting guide with free tips

Jumps racing in Victoria is still alive, healthy and ready to star at Sandown this Saturday with the $125,000 Australian ...
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Queensland news

Mark Zahra to ride Rudy at Doomben

Mark Zahra will ride Rudy at Doomben with Blake Shinn committed to Junoob in the Group Two race ...
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UK News

King’s Stand option for Holler

Australian Royal Ascot contender Holler still has the option of running in the King's Stand Stakes as well as the ...
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UK News

Max Dynamite set for Sandown return

Melbourne Cup runner-up Max Dynamite will make his return in the Group Three race at Sandown ...
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racing news

Nyquist a notable exemption from the Belmont Stakes

2016 Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist won't be running in the Belmont Stakes on June 12 after the three-year-old pulled up ...
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