Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 29th October

Today 29th 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.


Goulburn & District Racing Club

Goulburn Cup Day tips, odds & quaddie | Sunday, October 31

HorseBetting's NSW racing analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for Sunday's eight-race card at Goulburn, including a ...
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Mornington racing tips & top value bets | Sunday, October 31

Mornington racing tips & top value bets | Sunday, October 31

HorseBetting’s Victorian racing analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for the nine-race meeting at Mornington to be ...
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Melbourne Cup hope Spanish Mission

Spanish Mission among three Melbourne Cup injury concerns

An injury cloud has fallen over three potential Melbourne Cup starters, with Spanish Mission, The Chosen One and Delphi all ...
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Captain Picard meme

Punt Drunk: Bendigo Cup flop gives Chautauqua fans flashbacks

This Friday's edition of Punt Drunk dives into the week that was in horse racing around the nation, which saw ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 29, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 29, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees six meetings being held on this Friday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Ascot WA betting tips

Ascot betting tips, value bets & quaddie | Saturday, October 30

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for Prince Of Wales Stakes Day at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday, October 30, 2021 ...
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Crosshaven

Flemington Derby Day Saturday Races Horse Betting Tips & Preview

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the horse betting preview of the Flemington Saturday races on Victoria Derby Day 31st October 2020. Our ...
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Morphettville racing tips

Morphettville Saturday Races Horse Betting Tips & Preview

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the horse betting preview of the Morphettville Saturday races on the 31st October 2020. Our horse racing ...
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Morphettville

John Letts Cup 2020 Betting Preview & Best Bets.

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for Saturday's listed race John Letts Cup previously known as Tokyo ...
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Kemalpasa

Linlithgow Stakes 2020 betting tips & best value bets

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for Saturday's Group 2 Linlithgow Stakes at Flemington ...
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Wakeful Stakes 2020 betting tips, odds & strategy

Wakeful Stakes 2020 betting tips, odds & strategy

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for Saturday's Group 2 Wakeful Stakes on Derby Day at Flemington ...
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Horse racing at Kilmore

Kilmore racing tips & value bets – Friday, 30 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie numbers for Friday's race meeting at Kilmore, Victoria ...
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Crosshaven

Carbine Club Stakes 2020 betting tips & best odds

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for Saturday's Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington ...
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John O'Shea

O’Shea Hopes All Saints’ Comes Marching In

With a string of spring carnival seconds, John O'Shea is due for a change of luck in a feature race ...
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Aidan O'Brien Pair Want Firm Track For Cup

Aidan O’Brien Pair Want Firm Track For Cup

Aidan O'Brien's travelling foreman T J Comerford is hoping a firm Flemington track will help the Irish stable in its ...
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Michael Costa

Olympic Class Earns Metropolitan Crack

The rapid rate of improvement by Olympic Class in his first racing campaign has earned the three-year-old a step up ...
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Wild Ruler

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2020 runner-by-runner betting guide

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the form, latest odds and best bets for the full field in Saturday's Group 1 Coolmore Stud ...
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Wagga Wagga

Wagga racing tips & value bets – Friday, 30 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie numbers for Friday's race meeting at Wagga Wagga, NSW ...
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Moonee Valley night racing

Moonee Valley night racing tips & odds – Friday, 30 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, betting tips and quaddie selections for Friday night's races at Moonee Valley ...
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Mystic Journey

Trinder Fearful Of Young Mystic In Rose

Adam Trinder's star mare Mystic Journey is back to her best but her threat at Flemington could be lightweight Odeum ...
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Albarado

Victoria Derby 2020 runner-by-runner betting guide

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and form for every runner in this year's Group 1 Victoria Derby at Flemington ...
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Hit The Shot

Cumani Stayer Ready To Hit The Derby

Matt Cumani set Hit The Shot for the Victoria Derby knowing the 2500 metres would suit him and said the ...
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Wild Ruler Ready To Tame Coolmore Rivals

Wild Ruler Ready To Tame Coolmore Rivals

Sydney colt Wild Ruler has drawn the outside barrier in the Coolmore Stud Stakes, a gate his trainers see as ...
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Gytrash Chasing $1 Million Consolation

Gytrash Chasing $1 Million Consolation

South Australian trainer Gordon Richards has enjoyed a heady ride with top sprinter Gytrash this spring and it's not over ...
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VRC Disappointed In Roadblock For Owners

VRC Disappointed In Roadblock For Owners

The Victorian government's decision not to allow owners at Flemington during the Melbourne Cup festival has been met with disappointment ...
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Columbus County

Moreira bags midweek quartet as Columbus County impresses

Joao Moreira capped a four-timer at Happy Valley on Wednesday (28 October) with a smart victory aboard Columbus County in ...
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Boutique Stable In Cup With A Live Chance

Boutique Stable In Cup With A Live Chance

With a weight-for-age win in the bank, Think It Over is on a mission to deliver his connections a $500,000 ...
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Admire Mars

Hong Kong International Races attracts strong nominations

The 2020 LONGINES Hong Kong International Races has attracted a bounty of stars among 162 nominated horses, with 61 Group ...
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Zoltan

Zoltan bounces back

Only a matter of days ago, trainer Kenny Rae had resigned himself to missing the Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld ...
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Cambridge's new Polytrack

Cambridge Polytrack open for business

Horses stepped out onto New Zealand’s first synthetic surface last week with construction of the Polytrack completed at the Cambridge ...
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Albarado

Dual-pronged Derby assault for Busuttin-Young

Trent Busuttin trained Sangster to win the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) in 2011 and he thinks it’s about time ...
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James Cummings

Cummings fears Melody Belle in Empire Rose

James Cummings has Pohutukawa and Savatiano set for the Group One Empire Rose Stakes but the trainer fears star New ...
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Arcadia Queen

Arcadia Queen favourite for Golden Eagle

Arcadia Queen is the new favourite for the inaugural $7.5m Golden Eagle at Rosehill after drawing barrier five while Brutal ...
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Bivouac

Bivouac back-up likely for Coolmore Stud

After having no joy in the Manikato Stakes at The Valley, Bivouac is likely to head to Flemington for the ...
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Yes Yes Yes

Yes Yes Yes unlikely starter in Coolmore

Chris Waller is likely to rely on Accession in the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes while Peter Snowden will probably ...
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Neufbosc

Neufbosc Cup start depends on Hotham run

Lindsay Park-trained Neufbosc needs to turn his form around in the Hotham Handicap at Flemington to be an acceptor in ...
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Vow And Declare

Vow And Declare on target for Cup tilt

Trainer Danny O'Brien believes Vow And Declare is as good as he can be as he continues preparations for the ...
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Chris Waller

Relucent follows Preferment path to Derby

The Chris Waller-trained Relucent will be out to emulate Preferment having followed a similar path to this year's Victoria Derby ...
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Trainer Brian Cox dies in truck accident

Trainer Brian Cox dies in truck accident

A concrete truck rollover in north-east country Victoria has claimed the life of former Wodonga-based trainer Brian Cox ...
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Michael Walker

Walker in box seat with Waller Group 1 rides

With a number of jockeys from interstate riding at Flemington, Michael Walker says he is lucky to have teamed up ...
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Shadow Hero

Field of 16 for Group One Victoria Derby

Spring Champion Stakes winner Shadow Hero has drawn barrier 10 in the Victoria Derby while Caulfield Classic winner Thought Of ...
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Seventeen to line up in Golden Eagle

Seventeen to line up in Golden Eagle

Three internationally trained horses are among 17 acceptances for the inaugural $7.5 million Golden Eagle at Rosehill ...
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Bivouac likely runner in Coolmore Stud

Bivouac likely runner in Coolmore Stud

Godolphin colt Bivouac is likely to back up from the disappointment of the Manikato Stakes into the Group One Coolmore ...
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Trainer Mark Johnston sets British record

Trainer Mark Johnston sets British record

Mark Johnston has broken the record for the number of winners trained in a calendar year in Britain ...
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Temperature scuppers Magical swan song

Temperature scuppers Magical swan song

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has confirmed Magical will miss the Breeders' Cup and will be immediately retired from racing ...
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Ireland legend Willie Mullins inducted into Cheltenham hall of fame

Ireland: Champion Mullins inducted into Cheltenham’s Hall of Fame

Champion trainer Willie Mullins, the most successful trainer of all time at the Cheltenham Festival with 61 winners, has been ...
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Quartet of Cup hopefuls chase Bendigo Cup

Quartet of Cup hopefuls chase Bendigo Cup

Patrick Erin, Dal Harraild, Lord Fandango and Sir Charles Road are set to contest the Bendigo Cup, hoping to gain ...
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Race is on for final Melbourne Cup berths

Race is on for final Melbourne Cup berths

With a limit of 24 for the Melbourne Cup, 47 horses remain in contention following second declarations for the race ...
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Michael Freedman to return to Sydney

Michael Freedman to return to Sydney

Michael Freedman will relinquish his training licence in Hong Kong and return to Sydney to resume his career ...
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Gai Thinkin' of Nothin' with Derby runner

Gai Thinkin’ of Nothin’ with Derby runner

The Melbourne Cup remains a possibility for Thinkin' Big if the three-year-old can win the Victoria Derby at Flemington ...
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G1 Derby day assault for James McDonald

G1 Derby day assault for James McDonald

James McDonald has a strong book of rides as he looks to add to his Group One tally at Flemington ...
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Humidor injury adds to Weir's Plate woes

Humidor injury adds to Weir’s Plate woes

Humidor is expected to miss the rest of the spring carnival after pulling up sore from his third in the ...
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Penza suffers multiple fractures in fall

Penza suffers multiple fractures in fall

NSW jockey Jeff Penza has suffered multiple fractures to his left leg in a race fall at Queanbeyan ...
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Humidor sore after Cox Plate placing

Humidor sore after Cox Plate placing

Humidor has been ruled out of the rest of the spring carnival after pulling up sore from his third in ...
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Royal Meeting wins French Group One

Royal Meeting wins French Group One

Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor has continued his winning month with two-year-old Royal Meeting successful in the G1 Criterium International ...
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Doubt Defying wins Listed Sale Cup

Doubt Defying wins Listed Sale Cup

The Steve O'Dea-trained Queenslander Doubt Defying has won the Listed Sale Cup in country Victoria ...
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Vassilator to head to G3 Carbine Stakes

Vassilator to head to G3 Carbine Stakes

Following a freshen-up after running second to The Autumn Sun, Vassilator is Flemington bound for the Carbine Club Stakes ...
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Talks of Winx retirement can wait

Talks of Winx retirement can wait

The inevitable question of when Winx is retired can wait as the champion heads for a well-deserved rest after her ...
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Freddie Fox Trot must improve manners

Freddie Fox Trot must improve manners

Promising three-year-old Freddie Fox Trot must improve his pre-race manners before he will be allowed to race again after proving ...
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Matriarch under consideration for Karavali

Matriarch under consideration for Karavali

The Matriarch Stakes at Flemington is an option for the Kris Lees-trained Karavali after her impressive debut at Randwick ...
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Darley option remains open for Vega Magic

Darley option remains open for Vega Magic

A start in the Darley Classic is still on the cards for Vega Magic despite his disappointing performance in the ...
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Williams lavishes praise on Chris Waller

Williams lavishes praise on Chris Waller

Lloyd Williams says the performance of Chris Waller to prepare Winx to win three Cox Plates is the best training ...
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English set for spell after Manikato

English set for spell after Manikato

Group One-winning mare English is unlikely to race again this spring after her disappointing run in the Manikato Stakes ...
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Scottish star on target for Melbourne Cup

Scottish star on target for Melbourne Cup

Scottish trainer Iain Jardine has given stayer Nakeeta the tick of approval after inspecting the stayer at Werribee racecourse ...
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Winx's next chapter still to be written

Winx’s next chapter still to be written

Trainer Chris Waller says Winx has pulled up remarkably well after her third Cox Plate win ...
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Royal Symphony ruled out of Derby

Royal Symphony ruled out of Derby

Royal Symphony has felt the effects of a torrid Cox Plate run, forcing trainer Tony McEvoy to shelve Victoria Derby ...
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Avantage

NZ Media personality Tony Veitch living the dream with Avantage

NEW ZEALAND radio and TV personality Tony Veitch is buckled up and ready to ride the rollercoaster that is the ...
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Winx

Champion mare Winx’s many milestones

A record-equalling third Cox Plate is not the only milestone for champion mare Winx after winning Australia's premier weight-for-age race ...
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Champion Winx has the X factor, owner says

Champion Winx has the X factor, owner says

Winx's owners are still coming to terms with the champion mare's record-equalling third win in the $3 million Cox Plate ...
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Lloyd Williams waits on Almandin Cup rider

Lloyd Williams waits on Almandin Cup rider

A number of local and overseas jockeys have thrown their hats into the ring for the ride on Almandin while ...
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Jeff Lloyd suspended for 12 days

Jeff Lloyd suspended for 12 days

Leading Brisbane jockey Jeff Lloyd has been suspended for 12 days but will still be able to ride Houtzen at ...
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Oliver to appeal improper riding ban

Oliver to appeal improper riding ban

Damien Oliver will appeal an improper riding ban which will keep him out of the rest of the major spring ...
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Saxon Warrior seals record for O'Brien

Saxon Warrior seals record for O’Brien

Aidan O'Brien has set a world training record for a calendar year with Saxon Warrior's win in the Racing Post ...
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Cox Plate recap

2017 Cox Plate in review – Winx shines and Oliver’s outed

THE 2017 Cox Plate didn't fail to disappoint on Saturday, but now that the dust has settled, we look at ...
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Hartnell still favourite for Melbourne Cup

Hartnell still favourite for Melbourne Cup

Godolphin stayer Hartnell remains the favourite for the Melbourne Cup after drawing barrier 12 ...
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Hartnell in centre draw for Melbourne Cup

Hartnell in centre draw for Melbourne Cup

Godolphin stayer Hartnell will launch his bid for the Melbourne Cup from a middle barrier ...
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Melbourne Cup barrier draw

2016 Melbourne Cup barrier draw and odds

THE barrier draw for the 2016 Melbourne Cup has been finalised and the field of 24 have their positions heading ...
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Illustrious carnival win for Gelagotis

Illustrious carnival win for Gelagotis

Illustrious Lad has provided trainer Peter Gelagotis and jockey Anthony Darmanin, with their first wins on Victoria Derby day ...
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Allknight Saint set for stakes assignment

Allknight Saint set for stakes assignment

Veteran Allknight Saint will have a chance at stakes races during the winter after his good win at Eagle Farm ...
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Five for Godolphin in Melbourne Cup

Five for Godolphin in Melbourne Cup

Sheikh Mohammed's royal blue colours will be carried by five of the 24 runners in the Melbourne Cup ...
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Country trainer Dunn claims Rosehill brace

Country trainer Dunn claims Rosehill brace

Murwillumbah trainer Matthew Dunn has made a successful raid on Sydney's prize money by claiming a double at Rosehill ...
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Tommy Berry suspended for Derby ride

Tommy Berry suspended for Derby ride

Tommy Berry will begin a careless riding suspension from the Victoria Derby after he rides in the Melbourne Cup ...
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Le Romain wins Group One Cantala Stakes

Le Romain wins Group One Cantala Stakes

The Kris Lees-trained Le Romain has beaten McCreery to win the $1 million Cantala Stakes at Flemington ...
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James Cummings carries on Derby tradition

James Cummings carries on Derby tradition

James Cummings has become the fourth generation to put his name to the Victoria Derby trophy, with Prized Icon an ...
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Cummings family win big at Victoria Derby

Cummings family win big at Victoria Derby

James Cummings has continued a family tradition with his win in one of the world's oldest races ...
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Fourth generation Cummings takes Derby

Fourth generation Cummings takes Derby

James Cummings has become the fourth-generation trainer to win the $1.5 million Victoria Derby ...
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Victoria Derby - what the jockeys said

Victoria Derby – what the jockeys said

What the jockeys said after the Group One Victoria Derby ...
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Le Romain

Le Romain gives Hugh Bowman a Group one double at Flemington

SYDNEY-based thoroughbreds have dominated the Melbourne spring carnival to date and it continued when Le Romain won the $1 million ...
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Prized Icon

Cummings’ Victoria Derby tradition continues with Prized Icon

JAMES Cummings became the fourth generation of his family to win the Group 1 Victoria Derby at Flemington with Prized ...
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I Am A Star gives trainer first G1 success

I Am A Star gives trainer first G1 success

I Am A Star has become the first three-year-old succeed against the older mares in the Group One Myer Classic ...
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Prized Icon wins Group One Victoria Derby

Prized Icon wins Group One Victoria Derby

The James Cummings-trained Prized Icon has upset favourite Sacred Elixir to win the Victoria Derby ...
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Jockey Mallyon looks to Payne for advice

Jockey Mallyon looks to Payne for advice

Facing the biggest race of her career, jockey Katelyn Mallyon is hoping to get some advice from Melbourne Cup winner ...
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Flying Artie scores Coolmore Stakes upset

Flying Artie scores Coolmore Stakes upset

Flying Artie has toppled the well-backed Astern to win the Group One Coolmore Stakes at Flemington ...
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I Am A Star claims Group One Myer Stakes

I Am A Star claims Group One Myer Stakes

A three-year-old filly has won the Group One Myer Classic, with I Am A Star beating French Emotion and Denmagic ...
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I Am A Star

I Am A Star creates history in the Group 1 Myer Classic

I Am A Star became the first three-year-old filly to win the Group 1 Myer Classic at Flemington and it ...
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How Lexus winners have fared in the Cup

How Lexus winners have fared in the Cup

How Lexus winners have fared in the Melbourne Cup ...
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Arrestar stakes claims for Magic Millions

Arrestar stakes claims for Magic Millions

Arrestar has set himself on a Magic Millions 2YO Classic path after winning at Eagle Farm ...
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Flying Artie

Flying Artie stamps authority in Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

MICK Price was confident that he would win the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes, but whether he thought the win ...
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Eckstein graduates to Sat win at Rosehill

Eckstein graduates to Sat win at Rosehill

Kurt Goldman-trained Eckstein has stolen the finish after a hiccup in the tie-up stalls saw race favourite Il Riccio finish ...
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Oceanographer adds his name to Cup field

Oceanographer adds his name to Cup field

English trainer Charlie Appleby will have two Melbourne Cup runners, with Oceanographer to join Qewy after his win in the ...
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Sheidel digs in deep for Flemington win

Sheidel digs in deep for Flemington win

Sheidel may back up into the Darley Classic after leading throughout in the Sensis Stakes at Flemington ...
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Oceanographer

Oceanographer races into Melbourne Cup with Lexus win

OCEANOGRAPHER put fear into the locals with an outstanding win in the Group 3 Lexus Stakes and it will now ...
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Even 2nd last, Payne makes history

Even 2nd last, Payne makes history

Michelle Payne is deciding if Queen of Zealand will race in the $1 million VRC Oaks after becoming the first ...
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Even 2nd last, Payne makes history

Even 2nd last, Payne makes history

Michelle Payne is deciding if Queen of Zealand will race in the $1 million VRC Oaks after becoming the first ...
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Sheidel

Sheidel now eyeing the Darley Classic after Sensis Stakes win

THERE aren't many horses running in Australia that have won 14 races from 24 starts and Sheidel continued its incredible ...
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Tiamo Grace stakes a claim for VRC Oaks

Tiamo Grace stakes a claim for VRC Oaks

Tiamo Grace has firmed to second favouritism for the VRC Oaks with her strong win in the Wakeful Stakes at ...
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Champagne flows down the Rosehill straight

Champagne flows down the Rosehill straight

Trainer Bjorn Baker has the Magic Millions Classic firmly in his sights for two-year-old Champagne Cuddles after her Pierro Plate ...
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Criterion's half-brother wins Carbine Club

Criterion’s half-brother wins Carbine Club

Criterion's half-brother Comin' Through has stamped himself as a colt on the rise with victory in the Group Three Carbine ...
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Moreira tests Heartbreak City at Werribee

Moreira tests Heartbreak City at Werribee

Joao Moreira has put Heartbreak City through his paces at Werribee ahead of his ride on the Irish-trained stayer in ...
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Tiamo Grace

Oaks decision awaiting Wakeful Stakes winner Tiamo Grace

A potential Oaks run against Yankee Rose on Thursday could be on the cards for Tiamo Grace following its win ...
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Michelle Payne mobbed on Derby Day

Michelle Payne mobbed on Derby Day

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne has had to be in two minds on Derby Day as she preps for ...
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Comin' Through

Comin’ Through bursts into Guineas calculations after Carbine win

PEDIGREE means plenty in horse racing and that was evident when Comin' Through won the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes ...
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Glimpse at the history of racing fashion

Glimpse at the history of racing fashion

Men and women from across the nation have been drawn to the race's fashion frivolities for years and while styles ...
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Vic racing tips

Tarzino the punter’s favourite ahead of 2015 Victoria Derby

THE barrier draw for the 2015 Victoria Derby was completed at Crown Casino earlier this week and the current favourite ...
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