Horse Racing History: Today in racing 4th March

This day 4th March 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.


Tamworth preview

Tamworth racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Sunday, March 6

The Country Championships head to Tamworth on Sunday for another $150,000 qualifying race, and HorseBetting’s New South Wales form analyst ...
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Factory Warrior racing news

Doomben’s Saturday meeting transferred to Toowoomba

Saturday’s 10-race metropolitan meeting has been transferred to Toowoomba, due to the Doomben surface being deemed unsuitable for racing ...
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Tony & Calvin McEvoy have a strong hand in the Magic Millions races at Murray Bridge on Saturday.

First Magic Millions 3 & 4YO Classic adds to Murray Bridge meet

Magic Millions’ evolution as a key player in the Adelaide Cup lead-up and carnival takes another giant step forward tomorrow ...
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Sale racing preview

Sale betting tips, value bets & quaddie | Sunday, March 6

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the eight-race card at Sale on ...
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Rockstar Meggsy is aiming for glory in the Magic Millions SA 2YO Classic

Rockstar Meggsy ready for Magic Millions SA 2YO Classic assault

Short, stocky and "barrel-chested", SA filly Rockstar Meggsy stands ready to take on some high-priced interstate raiders in Saturday's $202,250 ...
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Profiteer

Profiteer ‘in great nick’ after Lightning Stakes mishap

Mick Price & Michael Kent Jr will be hoping they can turn their fortunes around with the speedy Profiteer in ...
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Ascot WA betting tips

Ascot racing tips & quaddie picks | Bunbury Cup Day | 5/3/2022

HorseBetting’s WA racing analyst presents you with his best bets in all three feature races on Bunbury Cup Day at ...
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Doomben preview

Doomben racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Saturday, March 5

The in-form Nick Lloyd takes a look at the 10-race meeting at Doomben this Saturday, headlined by the Listed Tattersall's ...
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Eduardo and Nature Strip

Punt Drunk: Bring on Nature Strip vs Eduardo

The Punt Drunk team brings you some of the more interesting stories in racing at the minute, including Chautauqua's 'reappearance' ...
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Sydney weather

ATC Foundation commits $200k to NSW flood relief

The Australian Turf Club (ATC) Foundation has committed to donating $50,000 towards racing industry participants and race clubs that have ...
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Anamoe

Anamoe primed for Randwick Guineas

Anamoe will be looking to add a third Group 1 to his resume when he starts as an odds-on favourite ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | March 4, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | March 4, 2022

Nine horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections here at ...
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Randwick racing preview

Randwick race-by-race preview & best bets | Saturday, March 5

HorseBetting's Nick Lloyd presents his top selections for every race at Royal Randwick this weekend, including his best bets of ...
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La Crique

La Crique on song for Derby

Katrina and Simon Alexander are experiencing the ride of a lifetime with their star filly La Crique and they are ...
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Rudyard

Queensland targets in the offing for Rudyard

A Queensland winter campaign could be instore for promising juvenile Rudyard after his impressive debut victory in the MacMillan Accountants ...
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Reputabelle

Pitman fillies out to enhance reputations at Wingatui

Michael and Matthew Pitman will attack Saturday's Wingatui features in threes. The Riccarton trainers will produce Reputabelle, Roussanne and Show ...
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Newmarket hopeful to continue Purple patch of form

Newmarket hopeful to continue Purple patch of form

Having claimed the $1 million The Hunter with Sweet Deal, trainer John Thompson has set his sights on pilfering another ...
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Bottega

Newcastle Newmarket racing tips & top odds | Race 7 | 05/03/21

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the racing preview for the 2021 Newcastle Newmarket on Friday, March 5, with the top betting strategy ...
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Cranbourne tips and best bets

Cranbourne racing tips, top odds & value bets | Friday 5/3/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for the Cranbourne race meeting on Friday, March 5, ...
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Newcastle Racecourse

Newcastle racing tips, value bets & best odds | Friday 5/3/2021

HorseBetting's tipping experts bring you the racing preview for the Newcastle Newmarket meeting on Friday, including all the top tips, ...
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Brett Scott

Punt Drunk: Scott fighting for life after training accident

Punt Drunk brings you the top stories and betting tips heading into Thursday's racing action, including the latest on Brett ...
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Wind N Grass

Zac Purton dominates Happy Valley with a superb five-timer

The deficit remains confronting, but Zac Purton breathed life into flickering hopes of a successful jockeys’ championship defence with a ...
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Jockey Nathan Day suspended for six weeks

Jockey Nathan Day suspended for six weeks

Queensland Jockey Nathan Day will appeal a six-week suspension on a handling charge ...
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Natalie Young and Trent Busuttin

Larimer Street up for Sires’ Produce test

Missing a start in the Blue Diamond Stakes could eventually lead to Larimer Street returning to Sydney after contesting the ...
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Super Seth

Guineas reshuffle as Super Seth scratched

The Randwick Guineas market has been adjusted with the scratching of favourite Super Seth and Shadow Hero now heads betting ...
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David Vandyke

David Vandyke produces another smart 3YO

Trainer David Vandyke has continued his good run with three-year-olds as Roman Republic won on debut at Doomben ...
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Flit

Godolphin leaning to Flit for Mile berth

With three horses in line for a start in the All-Star Mile after Catalyst's withdrawal, Godolphin is leaning towards running ...
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Reloaded

Chris Waller targeting Randwick Guineas

Trainer Chris Waller has three runners in the Group One Randwick Guineas, a race he has won for the past ...
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Avilius

Avilius returns for shot at Australian Cup

After finishing fifth as an odds-on favourite in the Australian Cup 12 months ago, Godolphin galloper Avilius is back for ...
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Loving Gaby

Loving Gaby on song for Group 1 Newmarket tilt

Loving Gaby is poised for her shot at becoming the second-straight three-year-old filly to win the time-honoured Group One Newmarket ...
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Tiptronic

Queensland a likely target for Tiptronic

Graham Richardson experienced one of his biggest moments in racing when Tiptronic won the Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes (2000m) ...
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Robert Heathcote

Heathcote to continue on from summer spree

Trainer Robert Heathcote looks set to continue on from his successful summer with Emerald Kingdom at Eagle Farm ...
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Michael Cahill

Low-key return for jockey Michael Cahill

Leading jockey Michael Cahill will make a low-key return from injury at Eagle Farm ...
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Cool Aza Beel

Richards shoots for further Group 1 spoils at Ellerslie

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards has fond memories of the Group 1 Sistema Stakes (1200m) and Group 1 Bonecrusher New ...
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Group 1 Australian Cup attracts field of 14

Group 1 Australian Cup attracts field of 14

The Group One Australian Cup has attracted a field of 14 including dual winner Harlem and Melbourne Cup hero Vow ...
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Field of 13 for Group One Newmarket Handicap

Field of 13 for Group One Newmarket Handicap

A field of 13 has been declared for the time-honoured Group One Newmarket Handicap at Flemington ...
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Catalyst

Campaign over for Catalyst

Catalyst has been ruled out of the A$5 million All-Star Mile (1600m) with bruised fetlocks. Trainer Clayton Chipperfield sent him ...
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HKJC

HKJC member confirmed with coronavirus

The Hong Jockey Club will implement further restrictions with a member confirmed to be infected with coronavirus ...
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Trapeze Artist primed for Group One

Trapeze Artist primed for Group One

Trapeze Artist has won two barrier trials ahead of the Group One Canterbury Stakes since his fourth as favourite in ...
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Golden Slipper favourite Tassort in doubt

Golden Slipper favourite Tassort in doubt

Golden Slipper favourite Tassort's campaign has been interrupted by a bruised foot which threatens to keep him out of the ...
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Melbourne Cup assault starts at Flemington

Melbourne Cup assault starts at Flemington

The Melbourne Cup is the target for imported stayer Muntahaa who has his first run for Lindsay Park in the ...
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Final three All-Star Mile wild cards named

Final three All-Star Mile wild cards named

Hartnell, Mystic Journey and Hawkshot have gained the final three wild card entries into the $5 million All-Star Mile at ...
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NZ fillies on trial for Sydney 2yo races

NZ fillies on trial for Sydney 2yo races

Prominent NZ owners Brendan and Jo Lindsay have four fillies being aimed at the major two-year-old features during the Sydney ...
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Barend Vorster likes low-flying Sunlight

Barend Vorster likes low-flying Sunlight

Newly arrived South African jockey Barend Vorster hopes Sunlight can get his Australian venture off to a flying start in ...
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Darryl Hansen fined $5000 for TC02

Darryl Hansen fined $5000 for TC02

Caloundra trainer Darryl Hansen has been fined $5000 after one of his horses returned an elevated level of TCO2 ...
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RAD Board to hear Michael Walker appeal

RAD Board to hear Michael Walker appeal

Michael Walker has lodged an appeal against the severity of a careless riding suspension, hoping he can ride Aquis Farm ...
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Final All-Star Mile wildcards announced

Final All-Star Mile wildcards announced

Hartnell, Mystic Journey and Hawkshot have gained wild card entries into the $5 million All-Star Mile at Flemington ...
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Lindsay youngsters on trial for Sydney features

Lindsay youngsters on trial for Sydney features

Events from this week will have a huge bearing on the strength of Brendan and Jo Lindsay’s assault on the ...
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One-horse trainer gets Cup opportunity

One-horse trainer gets Cup opportunity

Allan Morley has a bit of inside knowledge on what it takes to win a Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) ...
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Waikuku impresses again as a BMW Hong Kong Derby contender

Waikuku impresses again as a BMW Hong Kong Derby contender

Waikuku fired a booming warning shot to his fellow BMW Hong Kong Derby aspirants with an impressive victory in the ...
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O' So Hazy wins her way to Randwick

O’ So Hazy wins her way to Randwick

O' So Hazy has won the Wagga heat and is on her way to Randwick for the $500,000 Country Championship ...
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Olive excited about Single Gaze Cup hopes

Olive excited about Single Gaze Cup hopes

Nick Olive believes his stable star is ready to peak in the Australian Cup and is looking forward to Single ...
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Lindsay Park to gang-tackle Newmarket

Lindsay Park to gang-tackle Newmarket

Lindsay Park won't be short on numbers in the Group One Newmarket Handicap at Flemington with as many as six ...
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Barry Baldwin finds art of winning

Barry Baldwin finds art of winning

Veteran trainer Barry Baldwin hopes he can continue to train winners out of broodmare Art Gallery after her son Glendara ...
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Legend Of Condor on quick back-up

Legend Of Condor on quick back-up

Legend Of Condor will be nominated for the Todman Stakes a week after his encouraging third in the Skyline ...
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Rochelle Smith to appeal cobalt charges

Rochelle Smith to appeal cobalt charges

Toowoomba trainer Rochelle Smith will appeal a 12 month disqualification on a cobalt charge involving one of her horses ...
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Seabrook on target for Golden Slipper tilt

Seabrook on target for Golden Slipper tilt

After Seabrook's impressive introduction to Sydney racing, her Melbourne trainer Mick Price is looking forward to the Golden Slipper with ...
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Mailshot Delivers In Saturday Meydan Feature

Mailshot Delivers In Saturday Meydan Feature

Racing at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday was highlighted by DP World, UAE Region, a 1600m turf handicap in which the ...
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Stephen Wilson suspended twice at Doomben

Stephen Wilson suspended twice at Doomben

North Queensland jockey Stephen Wilson's trip south has turned sour after he was suspended twice at Doomben ...
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Yearn breaks bad luck sequence at Ellerslie

Yearn breaks bad luck sequence at Ellerslie

Matamata trainer Karen Fursdon got exactly what she asked for at Ellerslie on Saturday. Fursdon was interviewed prior to the ...
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Mongolian Marshall could be a Derby horse in Australia

Mongolian Marshall could be a Derby horse in Australia

While the powerful Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman training partnership had cause for mass celebration after producing Vin De Dance ...
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Leading contender primed for Group 1 Auckland Cup

Leading contender primed for Group 1 Auckland Cup

While a number of candidates for the Gr.1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m) had their final hit-out at Ellerslie ...
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Don Carlo makes it two from two this preperation

Don Carlo makes it two from two this preperation

Exciting South Island sprinter Don Carlo made it two from two in his summer campaign with a gritty victory at ...
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Apprentice jockey Ben Allen

Ben Allen suspended in New Zealand

Melbourne's leading apprentice Ben Allen has been suspended for his ride on unplaced Civil Disobedience in the New Zealand Derby ...
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Dormello Mo

Southwell hopes to kick-start racing in UK

Southwell clerk of the course Roderick Duncan is optimistic the club can hold the first jumps meeting in the UK ...
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Inference winning the Group One Randwick Guineas

Inference wins Randwick Guineas for Hawkes

Inference has won the Randwick Guineas for Tommy Berry and Hawkes Racing, giving them some consolation for Chautauqua's earlier defeat ...
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Craig Williams suspended at Flemington

Craig Williams suspended at Flemington

Craig Williams has had a heated exchange with stewards after copping a 10-meeting suspension which could rule him out of ...
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Big Memory caps big day for McEvoy stable

Big Memory caps big day for McEvoy stable

Seven-year-old gelding Big Memory has capped a big day for the Tony McEvoy stable at Flemington with his victory in ...
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Hey Doc gets McEvoy Australian Guineas win

Hey Doc gets McEvoy Australian Guineas win

The Tony McEvoy-trained Hey Doc has claimed his first Group One victory as favourite in the Australian Guineas at Flemington ...
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Chris Waller's goal for Elle Lou pans out

Chris Waller’s goal for Elle Lou pans out

Elle Lou notched a valuable Group Three win at Randwick with the Aspiration Quality Handicap likely to pay off from ...
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Colour Charge to chase winter glory

Colour Charge to chase winter glory

Colour Charge's win in the Listed Members Cup has trainer Natalie McCall contemplating a Brisbane winter carnival campaign for the ...
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Well-backed He Or She wins first-up

Well-backed He Or She wins first-up

He Or She has shown his class with a hard-fought first-up win over 1400m at Flemington in preparation for his ...
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Hey Doc wins Group One Australian Guineas

Hey Doc wins Group One Australian Guineas

The Tony McEvoy-trained Hey Doc has claimed his first Group One victory in the Australian Guineas at Flemington ...
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Inference

Tommy Berry magic sees Inference take out Randwick Guineas

INFERENCE sprinted best down the outside at Randwick to win the $1 million Group 1 Randwick Guineas on Saturday. The ...
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English rises to the Challenge at Randwick

English rises to the Challenge at Randwick

English has bounced back from a winless spring to signal her autumn intentions with her defence of the Group Two ...
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Le Romain wins Canterbury Stakes classic

Le Romain wins Canterbury Stakes classic

Le Romain has made it three Group One wins in a year after pipping sprint ace Chautauqua to win the ...
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Inference claims Randwick Guineas

Inference claims Randwick Guineas

Inference has won the $1-million Randwick Guineas for trainers Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes ...
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Gingernuts

Australian campaign on the radar for NZ Derby winner Gingernuts

TE Akau Stud had won just about every race on the New Zealand racing calendar except for the Derby, but ...
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Turbo Miss gets important black type win

Turbo Miss gets important black type win

Victory in the Frances Tressady Stakes at Flemington has provided Turbo Miss with an all-important win for her breeding future ...
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She Will Reign still Slipper favourite

She Will Reign still Slipper favourite

She Will Reign is an easing favourite for the Golden Slipper after being beaten at Randwick with Houtzen challenging after ...
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Ploverset upsets Madeenaty on debut

Ploverset upsets Madeenaty on debut

The Lindsay Park stable has racked up another juvenile winner for the season but it hasn't been with the filly ...
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Le Romain

Le Romain edges out Chautauqua in Group 1 Canterbury Stakes

LE Romain emerged victorious in the Group 1 Canterbury BMW Stakes after a torrid battle with superstar Chautauqua down the ...
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Houtzen's win boosts Edmonds' confidence

Houtzen’s win boosts Edmonds’ confidence

Trainer Toby Edmonds and jockey Jeff Lloyd are confident they can win their first Golden Slipper at their first attempt ...
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Rocket Commander scores emotional win

Rocket Commander scores emotional win

Canberra mare Rocket Commander has claimed a narrow and emotional win for jockey Tommy Berry ...
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Third win for Samantha as PJ Bell beckons

Third win for Samantha as PJ Bell beckons

Gerald Ryan predicts Fireball Stakes winner and PJ Bell Stakes-bound three-year-old Samantha could be the best Snitzel filly he has ...
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Le Romain snatches Canterbury Stakes

Le Romain snatches Canterbury Stakes

Le Romain has taken out the $500,000 Group 1 Canterbury Stakes at a wet Randwick ...
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Ploverset

Breeders Stakes on the cards for upset Flemington winner

THE run of Lindsay Park's two-year-old continued at Flemington on Saturday when debutante Ploverset upset its stablemate in the 3aw ...
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Right choice for Heatherly at Flemington

Right choice for Heatherly at Flemington

Heatherly has missed a start on a heavy track at Randwick to score a soft win in a stakes race ...
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Bronte Babe surprises all at Eagle Farm

Bronte Babe surprises all at Eagle Farm

Even trainer Ben Hull didn't back his mare Bronte Babe before she scored the upset of the Brisbane racing season ...
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Gunnison springs surprise in wet

Gunnison springs surprise in wet

The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Gunnison has sprung a surprise in the Todman Stakes to beat his stablemate Invader at ...
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Missrock races to narrow first-up win

Missrock races to narrow first-up win

Three-year-old filly Missrock has raced to a narrow first-up win at Flemington but had to survive a protest from the ...
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Berry picks top line for Slipper qualifier

Berry picks top line for Slipper qualifier

Frolic has upstaged Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign in winning the Group Two Reisling Stakes for two-year-old fillies at ...
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Frolic

Frolic makes the most of wet conditions in Reisling Stakes

SHE Will Reign suffered its first race defeat at the hands of Frolic in the Group 2 Reisling Stakes at ...
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NSW racing news

Punters keep coming for Press Statement on the eve of Guineas

PRESS Statement's rivals aren't running scared, but in the opinion of punters and bookmakers, they are running for second. On ...
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Victorian racing news

Jack Hill given group 1 chance aboard Bon Aurum

JACK Hill will make a rare city appearance for a group 1 ride at Flemington. Hill rides the Ciaron Maher-trained ...
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Victorian racing news

Dan Zephyr ready for group 3 challenge

TRAINER Pat Carey says it would take a brave man to send a horse to the paddock after three successive ...
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Victorian racing news

Mick Price keeps Guineas expectations for Tarzino low

AN Australian Guineas win would ensure a more lucrative stud career for Tarzino, but trainer Mick Price is realistic about ...
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Queensland news

Heathcote finally happy with weight for consistent Jopa

TRAINER Robert Heathcote has been critical of Brisbane's handicapping system, but believes the weight is now just about right for ...
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NSW racing news

Cummings confident that Rule the River up to the Challenge

ANTHONY Cummings is keen to dispute the theory that winning streaks in the middle of summer have little relevance to ...
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Xtravagant all the rage for the Australian Guineas despite delay

Xtravagant all the rage for the Australian Guineas despite delay

New Zealand colt Xtravagant is the firming favourite for the Australian Guineas following his delayed arrival in Melbourne. Xtravagant was ...
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UK News

Francome: Victoria Pendleton riding is an accident in the making

Retired champion jumps jockey John Francome stands by his belief Victoria Pendleton is an accident waiting to happen on a ...
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UK News

British betting Levy system to be replaced next year

Culture secretary John Whittingdale has announced a dramatic target to replace the current British betting Levy system by April next ...
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