Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 30th April

Today 30th April 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.


Paradee racing news

Paradee on track for Queensland Winter Carnival campaign

Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Danny O’Brien will again target the Queensland Winter Carnival with one of his stable’s top horses, with ...
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Nature Strip

Waller confirms spells for Nature Strip and Kolding

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has today confirmed that both Nature Strip and Kolding will go for spells and thus ...
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Shazee Lee wins at Hawkesbury

Hawkesbury betting tips & quaddie picks | Saturday, May 1

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the race-by-race betting preview for Hawkesbury Gold Cup Day on Saturday, May 1. See the form guide, ...
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Michigan

Sandown race tips, best bets, form & odds | Saturday, May 01

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Sandown Hillside races held on Saturday, May 01. See all of the ...
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Morphettville

Morphettville race-by-race betting preview | Saturday, May 1

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the race-by-race preview of the Morphettville meeting on Saturday, May 1, with all the best bets, top ...
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Eagle Farm tips, best bets and quaddie picks

Eagle Farm race-by-race betting tips & top odds | Saturday, 01/05

Eagle Farm will play host of a nine race card for the Queensland Guineas Day held on Saturday, May 01 ...
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2021 Australasian Oaks betting preview & tips | Morphettville R8

2021 Australasian Oaks betting preview & tips | Morphettville R8

The 2021 Australasian Oaks is one of the feature events at Morphettville on Saturday, May 1. See the form guide, ...
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Shrouded In Mist

Queen Of The South Stakes form guide & tips | Morphettville R5

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the from guide, betting tips and top odds for the 2021 Queen Of The South Stakes at ...
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Brooklyn Hustle

2021 Robert Sangster Stakes tips & odds | Morphettville, Race 7

The Robert Sangster Stakes also know as the TAB Classic is set to run as one of the two group ...
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Tobin Bronze Stakes betting preview & tips | Morphettville R6

Tobin Bronze Stakes betting preview & tips | Morphettville R6

The 2021 Tobin Bronze Stakes - formerly known as the Euclase Classic - will be run and won in Race ...
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Viridine

2021 D C McKay Stakes betting tips & best odds | Morphettville R3

The 2021 D C McKay Stake will be held in Race 3 at Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday, May 1. See ...
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Oceanex

Port Adelaide Cup 2021 betting tips | Morphettville | Race 4

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best bets, top odds and our wagering strategy for the Listed Port Adelaide Cup at Morphettville ...
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Ascot horse racing tips for May 8 2021

Ascot racing tips, top odds & quaddie picks | Saturday, May 1

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the top odds, best bets and quaddie selections for the nine-race meeting at Ascot in WA on ...
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Ipswich racing tips, best bets and quaddie picks for May 3 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 30, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees seven meetings scheduled for this Friday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au have ...
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2021 Hawkesbury Crown betting preview & tips | Race 5, 01/05

2021 Hawkesbury Crown betting preview & tips | Race 5, 01/05

The 2021 Hawkesbury Crown will be held at Hawkesbury Racecourse in race 5 on Saturday, May 1. See the form ...
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Alfa Oro

Alfa Oro retired due to injury after 11 starts

Late on Thursday afternoon, Mornington-based trainer Matt Laurie announced the retirement of his progressive five-year-old sprinter Alfa Oro ...
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Royal Celebration

2021 Hawkesbury Gold Cup betting preview & tips | Race 8, May 01

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the 2021 Hawkesbury Gold Cup with the form guide, top betting strategy and the best odds available ...
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2021 Hawkesbury Guineas tips & best odds | Hawkesbury, Race 7

2021 Hawkesbury Guineas tips & best odds | Hawkesbury, Race 7

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the feature race at Hawkesbury in race 7 on Saturday, May 01. The 2021 Hawkesbury Guineas tips, ...
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Victory Stakes Tip - Trekking must be kept safe in the Victory Stakes

Victory Stakes tips, form and preview | Eagle Farm Feature 1/5

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the 2021 Victory Stakes held in race 8 at Eagle Farm. See all ...
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2021 Queensland Guineas top tips & best odds | Eagle Farm | 01/05

2021 Queensland Guineas top tips & best odds | Eagle Farm | 01/05

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the 2021 Queensland Guineas held in race 7 at Eagle Farm Racecourse on ...
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Masked Crusader

Swettenham raise stud fees for Toronado by $22k

When you claim your maiden Group 1 as a stallion, your stud fee the following season inevitably rises. That is ...
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Lloyd Williams

Punt Drunk: Melbourne Cup maestro has his say on new rules

Punt Drunk takes you into the weekend with a look at the latest racing news, including Lloyd Williams' thoughts on ...
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Russian Emperor

Whyte, Millard eye Queen Mother Memorial Cup glory with Hong Kong Derby place-getters

Denied by Sky Darci in an epic BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) last month, Russian Emperor and Panfield will resume ...
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James McDonald

Century up for James McDonald

Champion jockey James McDonald became only the third jockey in history to ride at least 100 metropolitan Sydney winners in ...
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Llanacord

Wide draw only negative to Nickalls South Australian experience

Llanacord has settled in well following her arrival in South Australia ahead of her Group One test on Saturday. The ...
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Turn Me Loose

Turn The Ace a sentimental favourite for Baker

Murray Baker won't be coerced into tipping one of his three two-year-olds over the others in Saturday's Maara Grange 1200 ...
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Khimar War

Robinson looking to continue strong season

Lance Robinson may have a young team, but he has experienced one of his best seasons to date. The Riccarton ...
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Platinum Invador

Queensland raid for Platinum Invador

Group One performed stayer Platinum Invador has crossed the Tasman for a three-start Queensland campaign. The five-year-old gelding has joined ...
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Kurt Goldman

Irish Songs gives Goldman Wagga Town Plate

Irish Songs has won the Wagga Town Plate, a race his trainer Kurt Goldman says he has long wanted to ...
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Strong entries for two-day Bool carnival

Strong entries for two-day Bool carnival

Entries have closed for the COVID-19-shortened Warrnambool carnival which features an all jumps program on day one and a flat ...
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Minervini ready to make a mark after move

Minervini ready to make a mark after move

Nine months after making the move to NSW, Group-winning trainer Mark Minervini will have his first Saturday metropolitan runners in ...
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The Astrologist

The Astrologist entered for Sandown return

City winner The Astrologist is yet to race this season but the three-year-old is scheduled to make his return in ...
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John O'Shea

John O’Shea ramps up post-carnival team

With a stable of mostly young, up-and-coming horses, trainer John O'Shea is hoping to make his presence felt during the ...
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Brendan Parnell

Brisbane joins Seven’s national race cover

Network Seven will show four Brisbane carnival meetings as part of a national coverage of free-to-air racing but hopes for ...
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Stuart Kendrick

Winning is uncomplicated for Kendrick

Trainer Stuart Kendrick is nearing 900 career winners and has a strong hand at Doomben with filly Uncomplicated ...
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Phillip Stokes

Stokes chasing third Australasian Oaks

Trainer Phillip Stokes has won the Australasian Oaks twice with Marju Snip and Maybe Discreet and is looking for a ...
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Wild Ruler

Snowdens Wild over Snitzel colt’s return

Trainers Peter and Paul Snowden have taken a deliberately steady approach with talented colt Wild Ruler who has been earmarked ...
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Colin Little

Derby start hinges on Sandown performance

How Vegas Knight performs in a 2100m-race at Sandown will determine whether he backs up in the South Australian Derby ...
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Nature Strip

Nature Strip confirmed for The Everest

Star sprinter Nature Strip will represent the TAB in The Everest, the world's richest sprint held at Randwick in spring ...
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Stephanie Thornton

Stephanie Thornton close to a milestone

Apprentice Stephanie Thornton has seven rides at Doomben where she will try to outride her metropolitan claim ...
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Castelvecchio

Castelvecchio joins Arrowfield stallions

Dual Group One winner Castelvecchio will join the Arrowfield stallion roster sooner than planned and will not race as a ...
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Street Icon

Street Icon chases Sangster Stakes success

A change to Street Icon's racing pattern has led the mare to her first Group One assignment in the Sangster ...
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Wild Ruler

Randwick-Kensington racing tips & odds – Saturday, 2 May 2020

With the Sydney Autumn Carnival all but over, we are now full steam ahead into the winter. Randwick-Kensington is the ...
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The Odyssey

The Odyssey to overcome a tricky barrier

Top three-year-old The Odyssey has a big weight advantage at Doomben but must overcome a tricky barrier ...
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Sunlight

Morphettville Oaks Day Group 1 betting tips – Saturday, 2 May 2020

Saturday’s Schweppes Oaks (2000m) and TAB Classic (1200m) kick off the first of four Group 1 races for the Adelaide ...
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Wisdom Of Water

Wisdom Of Water to return at Gold Coast

Top two-year-old Wisdom Of Water has won a trial by 15 lengths but co-trainer Toby Edmonds says there is still ...
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Yes Yes Yes

Yes Yes Yes to stand for $38,500

Coolmore has announced its stallion fees headed by Fastnet Rock with newcomer Yes Yes Yes to stand for $38,500 ...
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Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs preparing for racing again

Churchill Downs Racecourse, the home of the Kentucky Derby, will re-open for training with racing to be phased in subject ...
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Shining Gem

Yiu’s on top and Shining, Moreira and Purton match strides

Ricky Yiu’s steady, unwavering progress towards what he hopes will be a first trainers’ championship continued at Happy Valley last ...
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Andrew Forsman

Cambridge trainers getting back in the groove

Cambridge trainer Andrew Forsman is pleased to have horses trickling back into the stable after the month-long lockdown period and ...
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Andrew Carston

Carston excited to be back in action

Like many trainers around the country, Andrew Carston was excited to get back to his stables on Tuesday morning to ...
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Jockey Michael Hackett remains in ICU

Jockey Michael Hackett remains in ICU

Jockey Michael Hackett, injured in a race fall in country NSW, remains in intensive care as doctors slowly reduce his ...
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Happy owners strike again at Warrnambool

Happy owners strike again at Warrnambool

A group of owners from the Symon Wilde stable have struck it rich for the fourth successive year following the ...
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Euclase the preference for Causeway Girl

Euclase the preference for Causeway Girl

Clinton McDonald is planning to run Causeway Girl in the Group Two Euclase Stakes in Adelaide but will also accept ...
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Newnham to have two Randwick runners

Newnham to have two Randwick runners

Lightly raced Super Ex will resume at Randwick for his first start since September while younger stablemate Splintex will chase ...
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Bit Of A Lad gives Maher fourth Brierly

Bit Of A Lad gives Maher fourth Brierly

Bit Of A Lad has had to survive a protest to give his co-trainer a fourth win in the Brierly ...
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Pitmans hold strong hand at Riccarton

Pitmans hold strong hand at Riccarton

Leading South Island trainer Matthew Pitman, who trains in partnership with his father Michael, will line-up six runners in the ...
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Music Magnate to run at the Gold Coast

Music Magnate to run at the Gold Coast

Sydney trainer Bjorn Baker will start Music Magnate's Queensland campaign off at the Gold Coast after electing to miss Eagle ...
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Sargent aiming for another Oaks success

Sargent aiming for another Oaks success

Trainer John Sargent will have representatives in three states this weekend, headed by New Zealand import House Of Cartier, a ...
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Self Sense back over hurdles in Galleywood

Self Sense back over hurdles in Galleywood

Following a lacklustre flat performance at Flemington, Self Sense has undergone a programming switch to take in the Galleywood Hurdle ...
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Jockey Damian Browne retires

Jockey Damian Browne retires

Expat New Zealand jockey Damian Browne has announced his retirement after spending months on the sidelines. The 15-time Group One ...
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Scarlet Dream pressing on to Qld features

Scarlet Dream pressing on to Qld features

Australian Oaks runner-up Scarlet Dream will have a barrier trial at Warwick Farm ahead of a Brisbane campaign which could ...
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Man Of His Word fresh for Wangoom assault

Man Of His Word fresh for Wangoom assault

All-Star Mile contestant Man Of His Word has been freshened ahead of an assault on the feature sprint at the ...
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Jackson scores early Warrnambool double

Jackson scores early Warrnambool double

In his only two rides for the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable, jumps jockey Shane Jackson has the perfect ...
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Waller heads Brisbane Group One entries

Waller heads Brisbane Group One entries

Champion Sydney trainer Chris Waller again dominates the nominations for the Brisbane Group One races at the winter carnival ...
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Capacity field for G1 Australasian Oaks

Capacity field for G1 Australasian Oaks

Amangiri is the early favourite for the Australasian Oaks in a capacity field while Spright headlines the 15 runners in ...
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Jockey Damian Browne retires

Jockey Damian Browne retires

Multiple Group One-winning jockey Damian Browne has announced his retirement from riding after battling health problems ...
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QRIC’s Racing Science Centre upgrades for the future

QRIC’s Racing Science Centre upgrades for the future

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission’s (QRIC) Racing Science Centre (RSC) Laboratory has undergone a major refurbishment to modernise infrastructure and ...
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Can any horse win the 2019 American Triple Crown?

Can any horse win the 2019 American Triple Crown?

The 2019 Kentucky Derby is this weekend but as any keen racing observer knows it can never be about what's ...
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The players in the Aquanita racing case

The players in the Aquanita racing case

The high-profile Aquanita inquiry into alleged race day treatments of horses over seven years is expected to take a week ...
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Smerdon in 'habit of cheating', board told

Smerdon in ‘habit of cheating’, board told

The high-profile inquiry into alleged race day treatment of horses in Victoria has heard trainer Robert Smerdon had a habit ...
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Pecans

Pecans to be aimed at Group One riches

Trainer Joe Pride has reassessed Pecans and will now set the mare for the Group One Stradbroke Handicap ...
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Sunday Escape right for Flemington return

Sunday Escape right for Flemington return

Sprinter Sunday Escape makes his return to Flemington for a 1000m sprint after taking out the 55 second challenge at ...
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Warrnambool tips

Day one of the Warrnambool Racing Carnival betting tips

DAY one of the Warrnambool Racing Carnival kicks off on Tuesday and there's a stacked 10 race card to wager ...
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Destiny's Kiss to back up at Rosehill

Destiny’s Kiss to back up at Rosehill

Trainer Joe Pride will back Destiny's Kiss up from the Hawkesbury Cup in the Listed Lord Mayor's Cup at Rosehill ...
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Forget Classic Emperor’s Dubai campaign, says So ahead of Hong Kong return

Forget Classic Emperor’s Dubai campaign, says So ahead of Hong Kong return

Trainer Chris So believes that it is best to overlook Classic Emperor’s two Dubai appearances when assessing his chances in ...
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Townsville tips and best bets for April 15

Townsville tips & and full form for Tuesday, May 1

TOWNSVILLE is racing this Tuesday and punters have a solid seven race card in which to invest upon. The sunshine ...
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Symon Wilde

Gold Medals in perfect shape for Brierly

The Brierly Steeplechase is the main attraction on the opening day of the Warrnambool carnival and local trainer Symon Wilde ...
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Savile Row retired to stud

Savile Row retired to stud

The first New Zealand-based son of Makfi will go to stud this year with Savile Row to stand at Valachi ...
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QLD Racing

BRC applies for heritage exemption

The Brisbane Racing Club has applied to lift a heritage listing from a small part of the Eagle Farm racetrack ...
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Victoria horse trainer Darren Weir

Will Weir once again dominate the ‘Bool?

THE annual Warrnambool racing carnival kicks off tomorrow and once again champion trainer Darren Weir is expected to play a ...
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Warrnambool features attract big numbers

Warrnambool features attract big numbers

Darren Weir again has a strong hand at the Warrnambool three-day carnival with multiple runners in two of the feature ...
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Grafton market movers for Monday, April 30

Grafton market movers for Monday, April 30

GRAFTON is racing this Monday as the club puts on a strong nine race card to kick off the working ...
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Sale market movers for Monday, April 30

Sale market movers for Monday, April 30

SALE is one of two meets in Australia today and the punters have shopped early at the rural Victorian town ...
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Victorem

Randwick barrier trials rescheduled

A set of barrier trials washed out at Randwick has been rescheduled by 24 hours ...
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Robert Smerdon

Smerdon had ‘habit of cheating’, RADB told

The high-profile inquiry into alleged race day treatment of horses in Victoria has begun and is expected to take a ...
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Australian gambling on horses

Champion stallion Pins dies aged 21

Champion stallion Pins has died aged 21 at New Zealand's Waikato Stud ...
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Maygrove

Cracksman makes winning G1 return

Cracksman has put in an exhilarating performance to kick off his season with victory in the Prix Ganay at ParisLongchamp ...
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Pakistan Star returns to action

Pakistan Star defies critics at Sha Tin

Pakistan Star has shown no signs of the erratic behaviour for which he is famous, winning the Group One QEII ...
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Neorealism wins the QE II

What the jockeys had to say after the HK QE II Cup

Neorealism and Joao Moreira have combined to give Japan victory in the QE II Cup in Hong Kong on Sunday ...
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John O'Shea

Godolphin silence on O’Shea departure

Speculation continues about John O'Shea's replacement with Godolphin Australia yet to confirm he is leaving as head trainer ...
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Rebel Dane

Rebel Dane primed for Brisbane farewell

Rebel Dane has pleased trainer Gary Portelli with his third in a barrier trial ahead of his Brisbane swan song ...
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Chris Munce after another stakes win

Chris Munce after another stakes win

Trainer Chris Munce will enter two horses for the Group Three Ken Russell Classic on Saturday as he chases his ...
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HorseBetting twitter chat

A Twitter review of the weekend in racing

THE Hawkesbury standalone meeting on Saturday was a success for the club and the day produced some mixed results for ...
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Payne with chances in Warrnambool features

Payne with chances in Warrnambool features

Patrick Payne has trained three Grand Annual Steeplechase winners and has Slowpoke Rodriguez and defending champion No Song No Supper ...
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Tiffani Brooker to consider an appeal

Tiffani Brooker to consider an appeal

Leading apprentice Tiffani Brooker is considering an appeal against the severity of a seven-day suspension for excessive whip use on ...
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Warrnambool tips

Warrnambool carnival day one form, odds and free tips, May 2

THE Warrnambool carnival is one of the most exciting racing weeks of the year and it kicks off this Tuesday ...
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Pateman up for dual roles at Warrnambool

Pateman up for dual roles at Warrnambool

Champion jockey Steve Pateman gets the chance to ride a horse he also trains in a jumps race at Warrnambool ...
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Willie Mullins in last-gasp comeback

Willie Mullins in last-gasp comeback

Willie Mullins has completed a remarkable comeback to retain his title as champion National Hunt trainer in Ireland ...
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Brooker out for excessive use of whip

Brooker out for excessive use of whip

Apprentice Tiffani Brooker's biggest day as a jockey has been marred by a seven-day suspension for excessive use of the ...
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racing news

Weight-watcher Hutchings wins Group 3 Cup

Amovatio has won the Hawkesbury Gold Cup with apprentice Rory Hutchings starting to fulfil the promise his master Chris Waller ...
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Vic racing

Charmed Harmony on Stradbroke path

A trip to Queensland for the Group One Stradbroke Handicap is in the plans for six-year-old gelding Charmed Harmony ...
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racing news

Spill The Beans wins G3 Guineas

Spill The Beans has won the Hawkesbury Guineas, making up for the disappointment of his Arrowfield Stakes failure ...
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racing news

Avdulla rides treble, cops suspension

Brenton Avdulla has ended the Hawkesbury metropolitan meeting with three winners and a suspension ...
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racing news

Avdulla rides treble, cops suspension

Brenton Avdulla has ended the Hawkesbury metropolitan meting with three winners and a suspension ...
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Vic racing

Noonan set to miss Group One ride

Jake Noonan's win in a Listed race at Caulfield has also brought a careless riding suspension which is set to ...
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racing news

Weight-watcher Hutchings wins Group 3 Cup

Amovatio has won the Hawkesbury Gold Cup with apprentice Rory Hutchings starting to fulfil the promise his master Chris Waller ...
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Vic racing

Treble for Godolphin team at Caulfield

Two of Godolphin's three-year-old winners at Caulfield could now head to the South Australian Derby ...
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Queensland news

Group quinella to Forster stablemates

Trainer Desleigh Forster will raise the bar with her stable's three-year-olds after a Group Three quinella in the Gunsynd Classic ...
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Vic racing

Noonan wins Listed race on Oregon’s Day

Jake Noonan has worked hard to keep the ride on Oregon's Day and has partnered the Mick Price-trained filly to ...
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racing news

Nancy continues Snowden run in Crown

Peter Snowden has claimed a sixth Godolphin Crown with Nancy beating Two Blue in the Group Three race at Hawkesury ...
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Queensland news

Plan B works for Fell Swoop victory

Fell Swoop has won his first Group race and taken his earning past the million dollar mark in the Victory ...
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Vic racing

Caulfield option right choice for Kayjay’s

Kayjay's Joy has confirmed a trip to Adelaide for a Group Three race with her victory in a mares' event ...
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Queensland news

Tiyatrolani carnival bound after 2nd win

Tiyatrolani has confirmed a step up to winter carnival Group races with her second victory at Doomben ...
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racing news

Import Hipparchus saves best for raceday

The Chris Waller-trained Hipparchus has outstayed the favourite Duca Valentinois to win the Provincial Stayers' Championship Final at Hawkesbury ...
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Vic racing

Williams strikes early at Caulfield

Three-year-olds Antelucan and Tarquin have brought up an early winning double at Caulfield for the Godolphin operation and jockey Craig ...
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Queensland news

Into The Red gets the cash at Doomben

Into The Red has made a successful return from injury to win the Listed Bribie Handicap at Doomben for trainer ...
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Brett Prebble and Lucky Bubbles

Prebble and Lucky Bubbles in mix for Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Brett Prebble enjoyed some great times with Lucky Nine. Victory in the G1 Hong Kong Sprint and two G1 KrisFlyer ...
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