Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 30th August

Today 30th 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.


Brett Prebble on Behemoth after Memsie Stakes win

Punt Drunk: A Behemoth weekend capped off with a Group 1 win

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major news stories in the racing world from over the weekend, ...
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Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Tuesday, August 31

Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Tuesday, August 31

HorseBetting's Victorian racing tipster brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the Ballarat meeting on Tuesday, ...
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Hawkesbury betting tips

Hawkesbury betting preview & top odds | Tuesday, August 31

The Hawkesbury races will be run on Tuesday, August 31, and HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best bets, value tips, top ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 30, 2021

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

Horse racing around the country sees three meetings being held around the country on this Monday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Shamal

Sale & Casterton Horse Betting Tips & Best Bets Sunday 30th August 2020

How good is it to have Group 1 Racing back? After Behemoth’s convincing win in the Memsie yesterday. Hopefully punters ...
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Mikaela Claridge

Jockey Mikaela Claridge dies in accident

Racing officials have confirmed Mikaela Claridge as the apprentice jockey killed in a trackwork accident at Cranbourne ...
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Jockey dies in Melbourne racecourse fall

Jockey dies in Melbourne racecourse fall

A jockey has died after falling from a horse at a racecourse in southeast Melbourne ...
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Mikaela Claridge

Gaskin remembers apprentice Claridge

Trainer Donna Gaskin has fondly remembered apprentice Mikaela Claridge who has died after a trackwork accident at Cranbourne ...
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Gytrash

Gytrash faces test in Caulfield return

Promising Adelaide sprinter Grytrash will be out to upstage some more seasoned sprinters when he resumes in the Group Three ...
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Toby Edmonds

Zac ready to attack at Eagle Farm

Expensive filly Zac Attack will run at Eagle Farm after trainer Toby Edmonds decided it would suit her better than ...
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Jockey disqualified for fake urine samples

Jockey disqualified for fake urine samples

Caloundra jockey Matt Powell has been disqualified for a year for providing stewards with fake urine samples on two occasions ...
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Group 3 rivals will need to pass the Popcorn

Group 3 rivals will need to pass the Popcorn

San Domenico Stakes underdog Royal Popcorn will employ catch-me-if-you-can tactics in the heavy Rosehill conditions ...
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Yes Yes Yes

No, No, No to Rosehill for Yes Yes Yes

Yes Yes Yes is out of the San Domenico Stakes with connections opting to dodge a heavy track return ...
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Missile Mantra

Unbeaten records on the line in McNeil

Three-year-old filly Missile Mantra and gelding Peidra will both be out to remain unbeaten when they line up in the ...
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Mark Newnham

Positives for Academy ahead of Dynasty

Trainer Mark Newnham will take two horses to Rosehill, one trying to prove itself and the other attempting to redeem ...
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Alizee

Alizee can press Everest claims in Memsie

Trainer James Cummings says the Memsie Stakes presents Alizee with a chance to see where she sits in the pecking ...
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Amphitrite

Fresh is best for Eagle bound Amphitrite

Lindsay Park is planning a light campaign for Amphitrite as the mare heads towards a start in the $7.5 million ...
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Anaheed

Snowdens hoping to end fillies’ drought

Randwick training partners Peter and Paul Snowden will saddle up the only fillies in the San Domenico Stakes field ...
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Sovereign Nation

Sovereign Nation gets right conditions

Talented gelding Sovereign Nation's liking for 1400m-races on big tracks gives him a chance to score an overdue win at ...
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Flying Sardine

Sink or swim for Sardine in Australia

Riverton trainer Kelvin Tyler has sent seven-year-old mare Flying Sardine across the Tasman and the 11-time winner will make her ...
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Jockey's death forces meeting abandonment

Jockey’s death forces meeting abandonment

Friday's Pakenham race meeting has been called off after the death of an apprentice jockey at trackwork ...
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Magnum

Brennan ready to toast Magnum

Cambridge trainer Lauren Brennan has Magnum right where she wants him ahead of his first-up run in Saturday's Harcourts Whangarei ...
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Vincent Ho

Hong Kong raiders depart for Korea and Ho’s happy to join them

Glorious Artist and Ugly Warrior departed Sha Tin yesterday morning, Thursday, 29 August, bound for Seoul and the Korea Autumn ...
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Zac Purton

Whyte connection

With the new Hong Kong season set to kick off on Sunday (1 September), Zac Purton is not alone in ...
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Purton and Moreira

New season, fresh challenges, Purton’s hungry for the fray

Zac Purton ended last season as the dominant force in the Hong Kong jockeys’ rank, the senior rider in terms ...
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Barry Lockwood

Gangsta living up to predictions in Qld

Trainer Barry Lockwood is happy predictions former NSW galloper Invincible Gangsta would be suited in Brisbane have proved correct ...
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Ladies First

Messara Report into NZ racing released

A report into the New Zealand racing industry by Australian John Messara has been welcomed by NZ authorities ...
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Facts and figures on the G1 Memsie Stakes

Facts and figures on the G1 Memsie Stakes

All you need to know about the Group One Memsie Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Brown hoping for a Magic Melbourne Cup day

Brown hoping for a Magic Melbourne Cup day

Corey Brown has already accepted the ride on English-trained Magic Circle as the Sydney jockey strives to win the Melbourne ...
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Blinkers back on Oohood for Furious Stakes

Blinkers back on Oohood for Furious Stakes

Trainer Tony McEvoy has put blinkers back on Oohood for the filly's second start of her preparation in the Furious ...
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Spring nominations draw increased numbers

Spring nominations draw increased numbers

The Caulfield and Melbourne Cups have each had an increase in nominations to coincide with an earlier increase in prize ...
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I Am Excited ready for Caulfield return

I Am Excited ready for Caulfield return

Trainer David Pfieffer is upbeat about the prospects of Sydney mare I Am Excited making a winning return in the ...
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Pierata takes next step in Tramway

Pierata takes next step in Tramway

Pierata is favourite to claim the second win of his preparation against formidable opposition in the Tramway Stakes at Randwick ...
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Ben Currie takes case to Supreme Court

Ben Currie takes case to Supreme Court

An inquiry into allegations against Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie has been adjourned after he went to the Supreme Court seeking ...
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Melbourne Cup tips

Increased entries for spring Cup features

The Caulfield and Melbourne Cups have each had an increase in nominations to coincide with an earlier increase in prize ...
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Showtime chasing G1 honours at Caulfield

Showtime chasing G1 honours at Caulfield

Showtime will attempt back-to-back 1400m Group race victories when he lines up in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Makybe target for gun runner Grunt

Makybe target for gun runner Grunt

Trainer Mick Price has elected to run O’Reilly entire Grunt in Saturday’s Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield after ...
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Lindsay Park with strong chances in McNeil

Lindsay Park with strong chances in McNeil

The Lindsay Park team has two of the leading chances in the McNeil Stakes at Caulfield with unbeaten Tony Nicconi ...
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Trainer Richard Laming suspended

Trainer Richard Laming suspended

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has suspended trainer Richard Laming for two months after he pleaded guilty to a ...
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Trainer Chris Munce on road to success

Trainer Chris Munce on road to success

Trainer Chris Munce hopes the return of the smart Racecourse Road at Caloundra will signal a big season for his ...
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Fight Hero departs for Korea

Fight Hero departs for Korea

Hong Kong runner Fight Hero departed from Sha Tin Racecourse for Korea in the early hours today. Fight Hero will ...
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Chelmsford start important for Patrick Erin

Chelmsford start important for Patrick Erin

Former New Zealand galloper Patrick Erin is on the cusp of starting in the Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) on ...
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Pat Duff

Pat Duff looking for Fasta turf win

Trainer Pat Duff is confident sand track champion Fasta Than Light can run at big race in his return to ...
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BHA to overhaul race day stewarding

BHA to overhaul race day stewarding

The British Horseracing Authority will strengthen its race day strewarding to help "mitigate and manage the risks posed by contemporary ...
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Bonneval primed for Dato

Bonneval primed for Dato

Australian-bound gallopers Bonneval and Rubira pleased co-trainer Andrew Forsman after their exhibition gallop in the heavy track conditions at Matamata ...
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Desleigh Forster

Desleigh Forster set to break drought

Desleigh Forster has been a driving force behind drought relief campaigns and hopes to break her run of seconds on ...
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Brandon Stockdale

Brandon Stockdale fined for punching filly

A punch to the stomach of Maid To Measure has landed apprentice Brandon Stockdale in hot water with stewards at ...
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Currie suspended at Sandown for whip use

Currie suspended at Sandown for whip use

Luke Currie, who has the ride on leading Memsie Stakes contender Hey Doc, has copped a six-meeting suspension at Sandown ...
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Dulverton chasing black type in Heatherlie

Dulverton chasing black type in Heatherlie

Two Robert Smerdon-trained mares, Dulverton and Every Faith, will have their final race starts at Caulfield ahead of being retired ...
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Victorious debut for well-bred Marishka

Victorious debut for well-bred Marishka

Marishka, a sister to Golden Slipper winner Overreach, has made a successful start to her racing career at Canterbury ...
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Ethan Brown

Sandown treble a first for Ethan Brown

Apprentice Ethan Brown has notched his third treble, but his first in the metropolitan area, guiding home Blondie, Motown Lil ...
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Redzel horse

Redzel to stake claim for The Everest

Last start Group One-winner Redzel will launch his bid for a start in The Everest when he resumes in the ...
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Golden run for Lady Lark at Ipswich

Golden run for Lady Lark at Ipswich

On a day for rough results at Ipswich Lady Lark has been one of the few short-priced favourites to win ...
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Lina's Hero impressive again at Sandown

Lina’s Hero impressive again at Sandown

Lina's Hero has remained unbeaten after producing a good turn of foot at the end of a 1300m-handicap at Sandown ...
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Red Dream horse

First metropolitan win for Red Dream

Kembla Grange stayer Red Dream has wrapped up his preparation with a dogged win at Canterbury, his first metropolitan success ...
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Saracino to step out for new stable

Saracino to step out for new stable

Multiple Group winner Saracino will resume in the Group Three The Heath at Caulfield for his first start since joining ...
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NZ mare Flamingo

Patient approach to be taken with 4YO Flamingo

The talented four-year-old will continue racing at her current grade before tackling tougher tests, say her trainers ...
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Chocante to make Sydney debut against Winx

Chocante to make Sydney debut against Winx

Brisbane Cup winner Chocante has returned from New Zealand to race in Sydney for the first time in the Chelmsford ...
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New Zealand trainer Jamie Richards

NZ racing wrap: Autridge & Richards pair hunting group glory

Training partners Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards will take two strong contenders into Saturday's feature race at Hastings ...
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Blondie horse

Blondie overpowers rivals at Sandown

Blondie has recovered from a hairline fracture in her pelvis to win first-up at Sandown and now has the Thousand ...
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Trainers Lee Freedman and Bart Cummings

Five of our all-time favourite Bart Cummings one-liners

It is two years to the day since Bart's passing, so we thought we would honour the great man by ...
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Le Romain

Lees focused on G1 Memsie with Le Romain

Trainer Kris Lees is concentrating on the Memsie Stakes and a Melbourne campaign with Le Romain but will switch to ...
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Mishani Bullitt takes step to Millions

Mishani Bullitt takes step to Millions

The promising Mishani Bullitt will take the first step towards the Magic Millions carnival when he runs at Doomben ...
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Group One Memsie Stakes has a field of 12

Group One Memsie Stakes has a field of 12

The first Group One race of the season, the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield, has brought together a field of 12 ...
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NZ galloper Gingernuts

Quiet return expected for Caulfield Cup hope Gingernuts

Trainer Jamie Richards admits Saturday's feature at Hawke's Bay will not suit his spring carnival hope as they prepare to ...
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Gingernuts begins Cup campaign in NZ

Gingernuts begins Cup campaign in NZ

Rosehill Guineas winner Gingernits begins his Caulfield Cup campaign in a 1400m-Group One race at Hastings in New Zealand ...
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Mark Pegus to join Ben Currie stable

Mark Pegus to join Ben Currie stable

Experienced jockey Mark Pegus is set to link with Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie ...
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Almandin, Hartnell Cup favourites

Almandin, Hartnell Cup favourites

Almandin and Hartnell, first and third in the 2016 Melbourne Cup, are equal favourites this year ...
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NSW racing news

Sons Of John trim and terrific for spring

Sons Of John is ready for his first-up run in the Group Two Tramway Stakes as he begins his path ...
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Vic racing

Dr Brian Stewart moving to Hong Kong

Racing Victoria is losing its chief vet who is heading overseas to a position with the Hong Kong Jockey Club ...
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NSW racing news

Winx tuning up for Gr 2 Chelmsford Stakes

Trainer Chris Waller says he was happy with champion mare Winx's track gallop as she builds towards the Chelmsford Stakes ...
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Vic racing

Strong international noms in Melbourne Cup

The past two winners of the Melbourne Cup, Prince Of Penzance and Protectionist, are among 124 nominations for the $6 ...
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NSW racing news

Winx tuning up for Gr 2 Chelmsford Stakes

Trainer Chris Waller says he was happy with champion mare Winx's track gallop as she builds towards the Chelmsford Stakes ...
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Vic racing

Extreme Choice has a look at the Valley

Blue Diamond Stakes winner Extreme Choice has been given an early look at the Moonee Valley track before a return ...
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Vic racing

MV gallops for Dato Tan Chin Nam pair

Miss Rose De Lago and Awesome Rock have had a look at the Moonee Valley track before the Group Two ...
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Vic racing

124 nominated for Melbourne Cup

The countdown to the Melbourne Cup is on, with 124 horses nominated for the 3200m Group One race ...
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Vic racing

Excess Knowledge pleases in Valley hit-out

Excess Knowledge headed to Moonee Valley for a familiarisation gallop ahead of his run in the Dato Tan Chin Nam ...
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Vic racing

Brad Rawiller fails in RAD Board appeal

Jockey Brad Rawiller will have to watch the Makybe Diva Stakes from the sidelines after losing an appeal before the ...
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NSW racing news

Chaquinta looking for winning swan song

Chaquinta will have the chance to finish her racing career with back-to-back city victories at Canterbury ...
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Queensland news

Yankee Rose only fair in trial

Trainer David Vandyke is counting in Yankee Rose performing at her best on raceday after another ordinary trial at the ...
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Vic racing

Moroney to unveil spring hopes at Sandown

Mike Moroney has spring carnival aspirations for three-year-olds Barthelona, San Vincenzo and Top Of The Range who all step out ...
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Vic racing

First look at MV for Excess Knowledge

Melbourne Cup aspirant Excess Knowledge has galloped at Moonee Valley in preparation for his first-up run ...
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NSW racing news

NZ Group One winner Valley Girl retired

Valley Girl, a Group One winner in New Zealand and second in the Vinery Stud Stakes at Randwick, has been ...
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Vic racing

Melbourne Cup nominations to be released

Nominations are closing for the $6 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington with Irish horse Order Of St George the early ...
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Vic racing

Melbourne Cup nominations to be released

Nominations are closing for the $6 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington with Irish horse Order Of St George the early ...
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