Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 27th October

Today 27th October 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.


VRC Derby betting tips

2021 Victoria Derby runner-by-runner preview & betting tips

The Group 1 Victoria Derby is the feature event on Flemington's nine-race card on Saturday. HorseBetting's James Herbert presents his ...
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Away He Goes in trackwork at Werribee

Away He Goes ruled out of Melbourne Cup with tendon injury

Another international runner has been ruled out of next Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup, with Away He Goes suffering a tendon injury ...
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Gosford racing preview

Gosford racing tips, value bets & quaddie | Thursday, October 28

HorseBetting’s New South Wales racing analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie selections for the seven-race card at Gosford ...
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Star horse Zaaki

Zaaki in good health & on track to run in Mackinnon Stakes

After being a shock withdrawal on the morning of the Cox Plate due to an elevated temperature, star galloper Zaaki ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 27, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 27, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees six meetings being held on this Wednesday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Strathalbyn Racing Club

Strathalbyn Racing Tips & Value Bets – Wednesday, 28 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Wednesday eight-race meeting at Strathalbyn, South Australia ...
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Funstar

Favourite Draws Wide In Golden Eagle

Funstar will have to overcome the outside barrier if she is to deliver trainer Chris Waller a second victory in ...
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Hellova Street

Bendigo Cup Day racing tips – Wednesday, 28 October 2020

The Group 3 Bendigo Cup is the feature event on a nine-race card at the ‘Nursery of Champions’ on Wednesday ...
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Redwood Shadow

Price Ready For A Big Week At Flemington

Trainers Mick Price and Michael Kent Junior will saddle up three Group One runners at Flemington, including Redwood Shadow in ...
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Swats That

Corstens Pair Ready For Coolmore Sprint

The Leon and Troy Corstens stable has got two live chances going into the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes with ...
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Probabeel

Probabeel heading home for summer holiday

Quality mare Probabeel will be coming home to New Zealand to take a well-earned break in some lush New Zealand ...
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Crowning Star

Allpress back doing what she does best

Less than nine weeks after undergoing major surgery, leading jockey Lisa Allpress was back in business at Trentham on Sunday ...
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Hold The Press

Hold The Press a headline act at Trentham

Progressive three-year-old Hold The Press maintained her unbeaten raceday record with a slick front-running performance at Trentham on Sunday. In ...
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Joao Moreira

Moreira treble

Dirt track specialist Elusive State posted an impressive win in the Class 2 Kwangtung Handicap Cup (1650m) at Sha Tin ...
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Elusive State

Millard keeps shtum as Elusive State impresses

Dirt track specialist Elusive State posted an impressive win in the Class 2 Kwangtung Handicap Cup (1650m) at Sha Tin ...
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Exceedance

Exceedance primed for Group 1 Coolmore Stud

A jump-out at Flemington has Exceedance in top shape ahead of the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington ...
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Damian Lane

Melbourne Cup next for Damian Lane

Jockey Damian Lane will complete a history making grand slam if he adds the Melbourne Cup to his wins in ...
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Melody Belle

Melody Belle for Group 1, Shark goes home

Trainer Jamie Richards will turn his attention to Melody Belle in Melbourne while Cox Plate third placegetter Te Akau Shark ...
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Tony McEvoy

Sunlight set for Golden Eagle challenge

After a disappointing finish to The Everest at Randwick, Sunlight will contest another rich Sydney race, the inaugural Golden Eagle ...
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Yoshito Yahagi

Lys Gracieux’s trainer hopes to return

Cox Plate-winning Japanese trainer Yoshito Yahagi has had a runner at the past two Melbourne spring carnivals and hopes to ...
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Mirage Dancer

Mirage Dancer on track for Melbourne Cup

Co-trainer Natalie Young is thrilled with the way import Mirage Dancer has come through his Caulfield Cup placing and is ...
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Stuart Kendrick

Kendrick to play major role in summer

Caloundra trainer Stuart Kendrick is set to play a major role in the Brisbane summer carnival after a double at ...
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Te Akau Shark

Best still to come from the Shark

Not that he needed convincing but trainer Jamie Richards left Moonee Valley on Saturday evening with confirmation that he has ...
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Kris Lees

In Her Time on track for southern raid

In Her Time will head to Melbourne for another tilt at the VRC Classic in which she ran second last ...
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Sheryl McGlade

Loss of a passionate jumps racing advocate

The death on Friday evening of Sheryl McGlade saw the passing of a highly accomplished horsewoman and one of jumps ...
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Bella Mente

Ritchie keen for two-pronged Guineas attack

Cambridge trainer Shaun Ritchie is hoping that Monday’s Group 2 James and Annie Sarten Memorial Stakes (1400m) at Te Rapa ...
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Tiptronic

A day of contrasts for Richardson at Ellerslie

Underrated galloper Tiptronic put a smile back on trainer Graham Richardson’s face with an overdue victory at Ellerslie on Saturday ...
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Travelling Light

Travelling Light confirms Guineas credentials

Unbeaten filly Travelling Light snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in Saturday’s Group 3 Barneswood Farm Soliloquy Stakes (1400m) ...
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Exaltation

Melody Belle sibling successful on debut

Exaltation, a three-year-old half-sister to star mare Melody Belle, turned in an impressive debut victory when winning the Helston & ...
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Mauna Kea

Boris does the business at Trentham

Tenacious six-year-old Mauna Kea scored the biggest win of his career to date when his never-say-die attitude paved the way ...
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Sherwood Forest

Northern raiders dominate Riccarton features

Cambridge galloper Sherwood Forest showed he will be a force to be reckoned with at Group 1 level next month ...
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Play That Song

Northern filly plays winning tune at Trentham

Pukekohe visitor Play That Song backed up an impressive debut win at Ruakaka earlier in the month with another dominant ...
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Michael Cahill

Foot fracture sidelines Michael Cahill

Jockey Michael Cahill has confirmed he will miss at least a month with scans showing he has a fractured right ...
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Newcastle to stage delayed Group 1 Trophy

Newcastle to stage delayed Group 1 Trophy

Newcastle will stage the rescheduled Futurity Trophy, making the first Group One race to take place on an all-weather surface ...
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Waller lauds Winx after 4th Cox Plate win

Waller lauds Winx after 4th Cox Plate win

Trainer Chris Waller has savoured a fourth Cox Plate win with champion Winx racing to victory in front of a ...
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Winx delivers after grand Plate build-up

Winx delivers after grand Plate build-up

Moonee Valley Racing Club chief executive Michael Browell says Winx's historic win was the fitting finale to a grand build-up ...
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Mixed Cox Plate fortunes for Darren Weir

Mixed Cox Plate fortunes for Darren Weir

Trainer Darren Weir says Humidor was beaten on his merits in the Cox Plate as stablemate Kings Will Dream was ...
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Avilius in order for Cup after Cox Plate

Avilius in order for Cup after Cox Plate

Trainer James Cummings says Avilius is on target for the Melbourne Cup after his fourth placing to Winx in the ...
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A look at Winx's record in the Cox Plate

A look at Winx’s record in the Cox Plate

Winx has already etched her name into the Cox Plate record books but gets a chance to create more history ...
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Benbatl beaten by 'superstar': bin Suroor

Benbatl beaten by ‘superstar’: bin Suroor

International visitor Benbatl took up the challenge to face Winx in the Cox Plate but has had to settle for ...
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Wonder mare Winx in record Cox Plate win

Wonder mare Winx in record Cox Plate win

Champion racemare Winx has won a record-breaking fourth Cox Plate, beating Benbatl and Humidor in the weight-for-age championship at Moonee ...
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Winx's record win a moment to remember

Winx’s record win a moment to remember

Winx has won an unprecedented fourth Cox Plate, a record that is unlikely to be bettered ...
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Chapman lauds Winx in historic Cox Plate

Chapman lauds Winx in historic Cox Plate

English commentator Matt Chapman says it's time to enjoy the performance of Winx in landing a fourth Cox Plate victory ...
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What the jockeys said after the Cox Plate

What the jockeys said after the Cox Plate

Comments from the jockeys after a history-making renewal of the $5 million Cox Plate at Moonee Valley ...
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Ventura Storm takes out Moonee Valley Cup

Ventura Storm takes out Moonee Valley Cup

A perfect ride by Mark Zahra in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup has given Ventura Storm the opportunity to make ...
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It's a Royal Celebration for Ron Quinton

It’s a Royal Celebration for Ron Quinton

Royal Celebration has added a win to his recent run of seconds with trainer Ron Quinton hoping he can now ...
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Cliff's Edge wins Crystal Mile, set for G1

Cliff’s Edge wins Crystal Mile, set for G1

Darren Weir intends to run Cliff's Edge in the Group One Kennedy Mile on a seven-day back-up after the horse's ...
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Mystic Journey gives Trinder a special win

Mystic Journey gives Trinder a special win

Former jumps jockey Adam Trinder says winning a race at Moonee Valley on Cox Plate day is a career highlight ...
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Qld govt criticised over racing dispute

Qld govt criticised over racing dispute

Saturday's live thoroughbred racing in Queensland has been cancelled after a dispute between the government and the galloping industry ...
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Waller-trained colt charges to Valley win

Waller-trained colt charges to Valley win

Hugh Bowman has guided the Chris Waller-trained colt Charge to a fighting win in a Group Three sprint race at ...
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Valley winner a Beauty in McEvoy's eyes

Valley winner a Beauty in McEvoy’s eyes

Beauty has made the transition to black-type company with strong win in the Crockett Stakes at Moonee Valley ...
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Meech guides Shoko to Valley stakes win

Meech guides Shoko to Valley stakes win

As her new and former trainer cheered her on, Shoko has raced to a Group Three win at Moonee Valley ...
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Ashlor wins first-up, on target for Perth

Ashlor wins first-up, on target for Perth

A Group One assignment in Perth awaits Ashlor following his return victory in the Strathmore Community Bendigo Bank Handicap at ...
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Espaaniyah claims Inglis Banner on debut

Espaaniyah claims Inglis Banner on debut

Co-trainer Adrian Bott and jockey Tim Clark predict a bright future for two-year-old Espaaniyah after her victory in the Inglis ...
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Murphy, Dunn suspended after G1 Manikato

Murphy, Dunn suspended after G1 Manikato

Oisin Murphy and Dylan Dunn have been suspended following careless riding charges stemming from the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley ...
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Qld govt agrees deal with racing industry

Qld govt agrees deal with racing industry

Queensland's spring carnival race meetings will go ahead after the state government agreed to boost prize money ...
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Hey Doc leads throughout in G1 Manikato

Hey Doc leads throughout in G1 Manikato

A fresh Hey Doc has outgunned a group of high quality sprinters to claim the Group One Manikato Stakes at ...
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Manikato Stakes recap

What we learned from the 2017 Manikato Stakes

WHAT an incredible 2017 Manikato Stakes unfolded in front of a sold out crowd at Moonee Valley. There was drama ...
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Dylan Dunn

Dylan’s not Dunn in the racing world

FORMER apprentice jockey of the year Dylan Dunn might have retired from the competitive racing circuit at the beginning of ...
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Essence of Terror

Black type racing on the horizon for Essence Of Terror

TRAINER Simon Zahra believes black-type races are within Essence Of Terror's grasp after a first-up second in the Ladbrokes 55-Second ...
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Vega Magic

Vega Magic the “best sprinter in Australia” – Craig Williams

JOCKEY Craig Williams has made the bold claim that Hayes and Dabernig-trained Vega Magic is the best sprinter in the ...
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Declan Maher outed over banned substance

Declan Maher outed over banned substance

Declan Maher has been suspended from handling horses and riding trackwork after testing positive to a banned substance ...
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Craig Williams

Is Craig Williams gearing up for a profitable spring for punters?

JOCKEY Craig Williams has come under heavy scrutiny over the past few weeks for his butchering of some high-profile rides, ...
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Victory Red's ideal trip for Highway

Victory Red’s ideal trip for Highway

After being tried as a sprinter, Highway Handicap contender Victory Red has found his niche over longer distances ...
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Norman hopes for 80th birthday present

Norman hopes for 80th birthday present

Veteran trainer Harold Norman is looking to reward his former apprentice Rikki Palmer with a city winner ...
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Moonee Valley Cup at a glance

Moonee Valley Cup at a glance

A look at the Moonee Valley Cup as a Melbourne Cup lead-up ...
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In-form Nictock faces new challenges

In-form Nictock faces new challenges

Nictock will be tested again on a wet track at Randwick with trainer Cameron Crockett uncertain if that is the ...
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Valley house full sign hung out for Winx

Valley house full sign hung out for Winx

A sell-out crowd will be at Moonee Valley to see if Winx can emulate Kingston Town and claim a third ...
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Happy Clapper goes chasing Winx again

Happy Clapper goes chasing Winx again

With two second placings to Winx to his credit, Happy Clapper's trainer Pat Webster won't mind another behind the great ...
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Sister act offers consolation for Bonneval

Sister act offers consolation for Bonneval

Imposing Lass has an opportunity to give the Baker family some consolation with her sister Bonneval's Melbourne Cup plans scrapped ...
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McEvoy chasing first Cox Plate win

McEvoy chasing first Cox Plate win

Kerrin McEvoy has two Melbourne Cups, a Caulfield Cup and a Golden Slipper but will be chasing a first Cox ...
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Who Shot Thebarman is worked at Flemington racecourse

Fourth Cup run on radar for veteran stayer

A good performance in the Moonee Valley Cup will confirm plans for nine-year-old Who Shot Thebarman to run in his ...
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Dunn hopes patience pays with Red Bowers

Dunn hopes patience pays with Red Bowers

Trainer Matt Dunn has been patient getting Red Bowers back to city racing and is hoping it pays off at ...
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McEvoy favours Roomooz back at the Valley

McEvoy favours Roomooz back at the Valley

A return to racing at Moonee Valley should help Roomooz claim an elusive stakes win ...
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Gee Gees Jet

Stuart Gandy targeting Melbourne riches with Gee Gees Jet

TASMANIAN trainer Stuart Gandy has eyed off the Bendigo Bank Handicap on Cox Plate day for speedy gelding Gee Gees ...
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Bonecrusher

Winx to take the Cox Plate to another level – Frank Ritchie

On the eve of the 2017 Cox Plate where history could be repeated, we talk to Frank Ritchie, who knows ...
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Royal Symphony

Can Royal Symphony join the elite list of 3YO Cox Plate winners?

THE Cox Plate is considered to be the greatest weight-for-age race in the world and it's typically won by a ...
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Vega Magic

Why Vega Magic won’t be beaten in the 2017 Manikato Stakes

IF The Everest is any form guide to go by, Vega Magic should be winning Friday night's Group 1 Manikato ...
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O'Shea rates Astern his best horse

O’Shea rates Astern his best horse

John O'Shea believes Astern in the best horse he has trained and the colt gets another chance to show why ...
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Flying Artie could back up in G1 Darley

Flying Artie could back up in G1 Darley

Mick Price says Flying Artie could run in the Darley Classic a week after the Coolmore Stud Stakes but stablemate ...
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Slow learner Grand Rouge in distance test

Slow learner Grand Rouge in distance test

Trainer Terry Robinson is hoping six-year-old gelding Grand Rouge is on the path to maturing following a consistent preparation ahead ...
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Extreme Choice

Price expecting a Coolmore Stud Stakes spanking

MICK Price isn't known to mix his words and the Victorian trainer believes his star three-year-old Extreme Choice will spank ...
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Maher looking for first Derby win

Maher looking for first Derby win

Ciaron Maher has already won the Caulfield Cup with Jameka this spring and the trainer is looking for a first ...
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Great price for Esteem in Cantala Stakes

Great price for Esteem in Cantala Stakes

Trainer Stuart Webb isn't overly concerned about the wide draw for Great Esteem as he heads to the Cantala Stakes ...
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Facts and figures on the G1 Coolmore

Facts and figures on the G1 Coolmore

A star-studded field of three-year-old colts are heading for a classic showdown in Saturday's Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes at ...
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Lexus Stakes betting

Lexus Stakes runner-by-runner guide with odds and race tips

THE Group 3 Lexus Stakes has seen eight winners go on to win the Melbourne Cup three days later and ...
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The Group One Myer Classic at a glance

The Group One Myer Classic at a glance

All the facts, figures and history on the Group One Myer Classic to be run at Flemington on Saturday ...
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Clark backs Dixie for G1 Myer graduation

Clark backs Dixie for G1 Myer graduation

Jockey Tim Clark says Dixie Blossoms is a Group One-quality mare ahead of her first attempt at the top level ...
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Raffles has high hopes for Sacred Elixir

Raffles has high hopes for Sacred Elixir

Favourite Sacred Elixir could give the family-owned Raffles thoroughbred syndicate its first taste of Victoria Derby glory ...
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Hulberts chase first double

Hulberts chase first double

The new Peter and Will Hulbert training partnership has a strong chance to claim a first metropolitan double at Eagle ...
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Fancourt to make return

Fancourt to make return

Forner leading Queensland apprentice Lani Fancourt makes her return to city riding at Eagle Farm after 10 months off with ...
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David Payne excited about 2yo Ace High

David Payne excited about 2yo Ace High

Trainer David Payne says two-year-old colt Ace High is a Group One prospect ahead of his debut in Saturday's Pierro ...
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Victoria Derby day betting

Victoria Derby day betting bonuses, odds and free selections

VICTORIA Derby day is a dream for punters with four Group one races - the Coolmore Stud Stakes, Myer Classic, ...
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Newitt confident about Derby pick-up ride

Newitt confident about Derby pick-up ride

Craig Newitt has no doubts Captain Duffy will stay the Victoria Derby distance and is confident of a top-four finish ...
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Hartnell on target for Cup

Hartnell on target for Cup

Trainer John O'Shea says he could not be happier with how Melbourne Cup favourite Hartnell has come through the Cox ...
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Protectionist

Star quality abundant in Hong Kong International entries

World class quality pervades the 184 entries for the Hong Kong International Races, released on Wednesday, with star gallopers from ...
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Hartnell

Godolphin hoping to end Melbourne Cup drought

GODOLPHIN is a powerhouse in world thoroughbred racing but the global operation hasn't been able to win a Melbourne Cup, ...
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A more mature Orange in this year's Cup.

A more mature Orange in this year’s Cup.

Big Orange has returned for a second shot at the Melbourne Cup with his trainer Michael Bell confident he can ...
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Sharpe Hussler to tackle open company

Sharpe Hussler to tackle open company

Trainer Brad Smith has broken one of his golden rules to run Sharpe Hussler in open company instead of a ...
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Trainer likes what he sees in Orange

Trainer likes what he sees in Orange

Big Orange is back for a second attempt at the Melbourne Cup and his trainer Michael Bell is pleased with ...
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Uber pick-up zones for Melb Cup Carnival

Uber pick-up zones for Melb Cup Carnival

Racegoers will be able to use Uber to get home from Flemington this weekend with three designated pick-up zones set ...
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Sacred Elixir firms for Victoria Derby

Sacred Elixir firms for Victoria Derby

New Zealand three-year-old Sacred Elixir has firmed to win the Victoria Derby at Flemington after drawing barrier one ...
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Victoria Derby

2016 Victoria Derby betting guide with odds and free tips

THE Victoria Derby has been won by some of Australia's best up-and-coming stayers and a full field of 20 runners ...
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Vic racing

Victorian racing shows its underbelly after chief steward shot at

THERE are fears that a turf war within the racing industry could arise after Victorian chief steward Terry Bailey's house ...
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