Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 2nd August

Today 2nd 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.


Belmont Day wins Lightning Plate

Belmont Day puts on a show in Lightning Plate win at Darwin

It may have been a field of only three in the Montgomerie Lightning Plate, but Gary Clarke’s Belmont Day produced ...
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I'm Thunderstruck wins at Moonee Valley

I’m Thunderstruck heads promising OTI Racing crop for spring

OTI Racing are one of the biggest racing syndicates in the world, and they look to be in for a ...
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Pakenham tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Tuesday, August 3

Pakenham tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Tuesday, August 3

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the nine-race card at Pakenham on Tuesday, August 3. See the top tips, ...
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El Noir

El Noir sheds bridesmaid tag with gritty Te Aroha victory

Trainer Stephen Marsh cut a relieved figure after gritty mare El Noir finally broke through for the win she had ...
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Mr Brightside - The Killers

Punt Drunk: Mr Brightside takes centre stage once again

The Monday edition of Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the big racing news from over the weekend, ...
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Liam Kauri

Apprentice opens his account with first winning ride at Otaki

Central Districts racegoers would have recognised a familiar surname amongst the winners at Otaki on Saturday as 22-year-old apprentice Liam ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 2, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 2, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees four meetings being held around the country on this Monday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Rip Van Winkle

Windsor Park Stud mourn loss of proven sire

It is with a heavy heart that Windsor Park Stud announce the loss of their very successful sire Rip Van ...
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Tammie Wynette

Tammie Wynette fulfils perfect script for Coxon

Kim Coxon couldn’t have scripted a better end to her current time as a licensed trainer when Tammie Wynette provided ...
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London Express

London Express back to winning form at Matamata

Talented winter galloper London Express bounced back from an unlucky run first-up at Te Rapa last month with a determined ...
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Show Bazz

Hughes eyeing bigger prize with impressive debutant

Impressive triallist Show Bazz made an eye-catching debut when he trounced his maiden rivals over 1200m at Ashburton on Saturday ...
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Tarrant suspended after court appearance

Tarrant suspended after court appearance

Troubled jockey Luke Tarrant has been suspended from riding after pleading guilty to drug charges in a Queensland criminal court ...
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Khadijah Mellah makes history at Goodwood

Khadijah Mellah makes history at Goodwood

Student Khadijah Mellah has registered a fairytale victory aboard Haverland in the Magnolia Cup at Goodwood ...
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Vega Magic closes in on spring return

Vega Magic closes in on spring return

A second jump-out at Flemington has Vega Magic ready to make his return with the weather to determine where and ...
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Smart colt Edison ready to shine

Smart colt Edison ready to shine

The lightly raced Edison gets the chance to stake his spring carnival credentials when he kicks off his three-year-old season ...
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Dwyer's Doll ready to Rumble at The Valley

Dwyer’s Doll ready to Rumble at The Valley

Trainer Henry Dwyer will get a better gauge on the ability of Rumble Doll after she runs at The Valley ...
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Joe Bowditch sidelined with neck fracture

Joe Bowditch sidelined with neck fracture

Joe Bowditch will join apprentices Chris Caserta and Thomas Stockdale for an extended stay on the sidelines with scans revealing ...
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More Than Ever chasing third-straight win

More Than Ever chasing third-straight win

Trainer Tony McEvoy has had to be patient with staying prospect More Than Ever but the lightly raced gelding is ...
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Volkstok'n'barrell preparing for return

Volkstok’n’barrell preparing for return

Multiple Group One winner Volkstok'n'barrell is in new hands at Flemington as he prepares for a racing comeback in Melbourne ...
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John Thompson to survey his Kingdom

John Thompson to survey his Kingdom

Thy Kingdom Come can earn a shot at better class races if he returns to his best form at Randwick ...
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Light weight to help Volkoff at Doomben

Light weight to help Volkoff at Doomben

Veteran mare Volkoff will carry the lightest weight in her career as she tries to win at 1200m for the ...
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Age Of Chivalry springs into Valley test

Age Of Chivalry springs into Valley test

Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra have spring carnival plans for Age Of Chivalry who returns from a break at ...
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Rosewood

Heavy track specialist thriving ahead of Winter Cup

Heavy track specialist Rosewood will be met by ideal track conditions at Riccarton on Saturday when she lines up in ...
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Gobstopper

Grand expectations for Gobstopper

Emily Farr could be in for one of her biggest days in racing on Sunday when she partners in-form jumper ...
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Art Collection chasing maiden win first-up

Art Collection chasing maiden win first-up

Well-bred filly Art Collection will be chasing a maiden win at Randwick when she makes her return from a spell ...
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Snoopy's run better than it appeared

Snoopy’s run better than it appeared

Snoopy may have been well beaten in the Listed Ramornie Handicap but trainer Chris Munce says the effort was better ...
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Deirdre delivers Nassau Stakes for Japan

Deirdre delivers Nassau Stakes for Japan

Japanese mare Deirdre has finished strongly to record an historic win in the Nassau Stakes at Goodwood ...
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Beer fined over horse promotion tweet

Trainer Mitchell Beer has pleaded guilty and fined $1500 for a promotional tweet which could have led to a breach ...
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Chris Waller

Waller to donate prize money to charity

Trainer Chris Waller will support fundraising efforts for cancer research at Randwick and also donate his prize money from the ...
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Magnum

Lauren Brennan is on weather watch with Magnum

Cambridge trainer Lauren Brennan is keeping close tabs on the Waikato weather forecast as she prepares former Singapore galloper Magnum ...
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Sandhu in no rush with Princeton Spirit

Sandhu in no rush with Princeton Spirit

Trainer Julius Sandhu has settled on a benchmark race at Moonee Valley rather than step Princeton Spirit up to stakes ...
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Music Magnate ready for Missile

Music Magnate ready for Missile

Music Magnate will meet a stronger than normal field in the Group Two Missile Stakes as he has his first ...
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Ciaron Maher

Eustace gets first winner as co-trainer

Reserve Street has given the newly formed training partnership of Ciaron Maher and David Eustace its first winner ...
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Gold Ambition stays in own class

Gold Ambition stays in own class

Group One-placed Gold Ambition will run in his own class as he chases a fourth career win at Doomben ...
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Sydney return for 3yo filly Nasaayim

Sydney return for 3yo filly Nasaayim

Trainer Tom Dabernig believes three-year-old filly Nasaayim is well-placed to produce a bold first-up showing over 1200m at Randwick ...
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McCarthy has spring hopes for Tycoon

Trainer Brendan McCarthy believes Divine Mr Tycoon, who makes his first appearance as a three-year-old at Moonee Valley, is up ...
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Gary and Kelly Doughty with Black Cash

Time for Gary Doughty’s first city win

Former Group One jockey Gary Doughty has a chance to train his first metropolitan Saturday winner with Time To Torque ...
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Trap For Fools gets chance at the Valley

Trap For Fools will be lining up for his fourth Victorian start after his arrival from Perth when he runs ...
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Brisbane sun suits veteran Straturbo

Brisbane sun suits veteran Straturbo

Veteran sprinter Straturbo has been enjoying the Brisbane sunshine as he prepares to resume at Doomben for new trainer Tony ...
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Lightning Spear

Lightning Spear wins G1 Sussex Stakes

Lightning Spear has finally claimed a long-overdue Group One success in the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood ...
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Egyptian Symbol

Milestone win for new trainer Cunningham

Clare Cunningham has trained her first city winner after partner Jason Collett guided Tenorino home at Warwick Farm ...
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Glyn Schofield

W Farm suspensions for high-profile riders

Jason Collett, Glyn Schofield and Josh Adams face time out of the saddle after pleading guilty to careless riding charges ...
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Lankan Rupee

Lankan Rupee pleases in Sandown gallop

A heavy fog couldn't stop Craig Newitt giving a glowing report on the performance of Lankan Rupee in a track ...
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Veteran Nat King Cu ends run of city outs

Veteran Nat King Cu ends run of city outs

Veteran galloper Nat King Cu spent most of his career in Canberra before switching to Warwick Farm, where he has ...
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Wells Horse

Wells chasing another feature jumps win

The Crisp Steeplechase at Sandown is the next feature jumps race for 10-year-old Wells who is on a path towards ...
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Alizee breaks its maiden on Wednesday

Alizee, Piracy land Godolphin Farm double

James Cummings has high hopes for talented filly Alizee with her maiden win set to be followed by a start ...
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Browne makes Gold Coast trip worthwhile

Browne makes Gold Coast trip worthwhile

Top jockey Damian Browne has an aversion to long road trips but his driving has paid off with a win ...
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Frankel colt ready for Flemington debut

Frankel colt ready for Flemington debut

Robbie Laing expects the 1000m at Flemington for Frankel My Dear to be too short and he will be happy ...
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quaddie of the week

Goulburn quaddie tips, form & specials for Friday, August 4

THE Friday quaddie this week takes us to just outside the nation's capital to the beautiful surrounds of Goulburn. We ...
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Memes wins at Randwick

Memes poised for stakes debut in Missile

In-form mare Memes makes her black-type debut in the Missile Stakes at Randwick after five wins this preparation ...
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No laughing matter for Humphries at races

No laughing matter for Humphries at races

Barry Humphries says he's just along for the ride as his wife Lizzie Spender's horse Dante Rossetti finished sixth at ...
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Rachel King stands down after W Farm spill

Rachel King stands down after W Farm spill

In-form apprentice Rachel King has relinquished her Warwick Farm rides after being involved in a fall ...
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Rachel King stands down Warwick Farm spill

Rachel King stands down Warwick Farm spill

In-form apprentice Rachel King has relinquished her Warwick Farm rides after being involved in a fall ...
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Randwick racing tips for May 29

Missile Stakes at Randwick betting, form and free tips, August 5

THE Group 2 Missile Stakes kicks off stakes racing for the new season and the best performers of the Sydney ...
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Distance rise to suit in-form Spanish Reef

Distance rise to suit in-form Spanish Reef

Trainer Ken Keys is looking forward to getting Spanish Reef out to 2000m for the first time this campaign when ...
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Trainer David Vandyke

David Vandyke hopes trial run continues

Trainer David Vandyke hopes his six trial winners, including Group One star Yankee Rose, is an indication of a big ...
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Gordys Gesture

Gordy Gesture re-think could reap rewards

A RE-ASSESSMENT of Gordys Gesture's new season plans could be rewarded in the best possible way for training pair Chris ...
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Hayley Maree

Tyler excited about group prospects for Hayley Maree

Kelvin Tyler is looking forward to upcoming racing season and the group one challenges that are in line for talented ...
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Logan runners at Te Rapa

Logan and Gibbs eyeing weight-for-age haul

RUAKAKA trainers Donna Logan and Chris Gibbs are planning to have all the early weight-for-age bases covered, and a pair ...
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Darryl McLellan

Darryl McLellan wins trial in comeback

Group One-winning jockey Darryl McLellan has ridden a barrier trial winner after getting his licence to ride renewed in Queensland ...
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Trainer Ricky Vale loses cobalt appeal

Trainer Ricky Vale loses cobalt appeal

Rockhampton trainer Ricky Vale has lost his appeal against a 12-month disqualification on three cobalt related charges ...
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Radio appeal raises $30,000 for NJT

Radio appeal raises $30,000 for NJT

An appeal by Brisbane based RadioTAB to help the National Jockeys Trust has already raised $30,000 ...
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Cranbourne races

Trial date changes following heavy winter

Trials at the Cranbourne Training Complex have been rescheduled following a heavy workload over winter ...
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Big Orange

Big Orange second in Goodwood Cup

The John Gosden-trained three-year-old Stradivarius has upset Big Orange's bid for a third successive Goodwood Cup ...
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Crownbet market movers

Market movers and fluctuations report for Rosehill and Doomben

SPRING racing is just around the corner and the punters were hitting their early carnival straps at Rosehill and Doomben ...
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Vic racing

Banned vet warned Racing Vic about cobalt

An employee saw vet Tom Brennan put something else into a drip administered to a horse at Victorian trainer Danny ...
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Vic racing

Bowman, Winx head to Cox Plate again

Defending champion Winx is one of 157 nominations for the Cox Plate which has attracted 22 entries from overseas ...
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NSW racing news

Rebel Dane to take the weight in Missile

Rebel Dane takes on young gun Capitalist in the Missile Stakes with Mount Nebo a late entry for the Group ...
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NSW racing news

Strong overseas cast for spring features

The Caulfield Cup has attracted 170 nominations with 157 entered in the Cox Plate headed by last year's winner Winx ...
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NSW racing news

Strong overseas cast for spring features

The Caulfield Cup has attracted 170 nominations with 157 entered in the Cox Plate headed by last year's winner Winx ...
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Vic racing

Dwyer playing waiting game with Beirut

Henry Dwyer will pick the easier of two black type races as he chases some black type for Beirut who ...
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Vic racing

Flemington return for French import

Former French horse Pilote D'Essai is out to emulate his winning Australian debut when he makes his reappearance over 1400m ...
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NSW racing news

Arty looks for three Big wins at the Farm

Trainer Adam Wadick is confident Big Arty will win his third consecutive midweek race on his home track at Warwick ...
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Vic racing

Flemington return for former French import

Former French horse Pilote D'Essai is out to emulate his winning Australian debut when he makes his reappearance over 1400m ...
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Queensland news

Yankee Rose has easy barrier trial

Group One winning filly Yankee Rose has been given an easy time in a barrier trial at the Sunshine Coast ...
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UK News

Weight to decide Cup start for Big Orange

Trainer Michael Bell says the handicapper will decide whether Big Orange returns to Australia for the Melbourne Cup ...
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Vic racing

Nominations due for spring features

Entries for the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate are about to close with Winx favourite to defend the Cox Plate ...
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