Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 5th July

Today 5th July 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.


Ballarat betting tips

Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Tuesday, July 6

HorseBetting's Victorian horse racing analyst brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie numbers for the Ballarat meeting on ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | July 5, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | July 5, 2021

With just two horse racing meetings being held around the country today, our form analysts have run their eye over ...
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Mister Snowdon

Douglas Whyte’s precise planning pays off with Mister Snowdon

Accustomed to the stratospheric heights of Hong Kong racing as a 13-time champion jockey, Douglas Whyte savoured one of his ...
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Cross Roads

Innes prepared to play patient game with impressive Hastings winner.

Opaki trainer Gerald Innes picked up a welcome winning double at Hastings and has high hopes he can keep that ...
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Joey’s Gift

Lockdown purchase comes up trumps at Ruakaka

An afternoon watching Australian racing during the first COVID-19 lockdown last year paid a winning dividend for trainer Stephen McKee ...
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Kaharau

Kaharau provides special moment for Rae

The emotion in Ken Rae’s voice says it all when discussing the stylish jumping win at Hastings on Saturday by ...
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Dreamforce

Winx Stakes first-up target for Dreamforce

Trainer John Thompson plans to have George Ryder Stakes winner Dreamforce wound-up for a first-up tilt at the Winx Stakes ...
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Boomsara

Smart Boomsara to return in the Ramornie

Smart Brisbane sprinter Boomsara will head to Sydney if he races well in the $200,000 Ramornie Handicap at Grafton on ...
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Boomtown Lass

Ramornie Handicap jockey wait for Boomtown Lass

Boomtown Lass will run in the Ramornie Handicap after skipping a Listed race Eagle Farm ...
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Vlad Duric

Duric looking forward to Singapore return

Leading Singapore jockey Vlad Duric did not follow his fellow Victorian jockeys back to Australia, preferring to stick it out ...
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Love

Oaks win for Love seals Classic double

Love, trained by Aidan O'Brien and ridden by Ryan Moore, has won The Oaks at Epsom Downs ...
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Serpentine

Stunning Serpentine win in Derby at Epsom

Serpentine, trained by Aidan O'Brien and ridden by Emmet McNamara, has won the Derby at Epsom Downs ...
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Prince Fawaz

Prince Fawaz chasing spring pot of gold

Rosehill Guineas placegetter Prince Fawaz has recovered from a leg injury and will be set for one of Sydney's richest ...
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Star Of Michelin

Star Of Michelin to back-up in Group 3 Guineas

Eagle Farm winner Star Of Michelin is set to back-up in the Group Three Winx Guineas at the Sunshine Coast ...
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De La Terre

Rogerson team starts in style

Team Rogerson started a big day at Te Rapa on Saturday in fine style with a victory by promising two-year-old ...
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Tellyawhat

Tellyawhat scores for Sharrock at Te Rapa

Visiting Taranaki trainer Allan Sharrock struck gold with his first runner following the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown when Tellyawhat notched an ...
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Speed Call

Bambry strikes treble at Awapuni

Foxton trainer Chrissy Bambry continued her red-hot run of form since racing recommenced following the COVID-19 hiatus, as she registered ...
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Bak Da Master

Richards brings up first solo century

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards brought up his first century of training wins in New Zealand in his own right ...
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Magic Success

Moore needs Magic

Zac Purton secured a double on Wednesday (3 July) night and will look to help John Moore close the two-win ...
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Classic Unicorn

Cup test for Unicorn as So’s youngster aims for back-up win

Chris So’s exciting youngster Classic Unicorn (116lb) will aim to build on his impressive debut win when he takes his ...
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Probabeel

Te Akau juveniles continue to excite

Te Akau took out the trifecta in the Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) earlier this year with Probabeel, Aotea Lad, and ...
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Moonlight could shine in Taj Rossi Final

Moonlight could shine in Taj Rossi Final

Trainer Mitchell Freedman will give untapped filly Moonlight Maid a crack at the Taj Rossi Series Final at her second ...
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Bowman jumps on-board unbeaten Sir Elton

Bowman jumps on-board unbeaten Sir Elton

Promising three-year-old Sir Elton will put his unbeaten record on the line when he makes his metropolitan debut at Randwick ...
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Roman Wolf to show some bite at Randwick

Roman Wolf to show some bite at Randwick

Two-year-old Roman Wolf will have race fitness on his side when he takes on a smart field of youngsters at ...
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El Corby

Isdale eyes Grand National with El Corby

A tilt at next month's Hospitality New Zealand Canterbury Grand National Hurdles (4200m) at Riccarton is beckoning El Corby if ...
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Williams could add more Finals Day winners

Williams could add more Finals Day winners

Winter Championship Series Final favourite Waging War will form part of a strong book of rides for star jockey Craig ...
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Halvorsen out to upstage older rivals

Halvorsen out to upstage older rivals

Three-year-old gelding Halvorsen will be out to upstage his older rivals when he runs in the Listed All Victorian Sprint ...
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Unfinished business for Tregea in Cup

Unfinished business for Tregea in Cup

Trainer Steve Tregea is hoping he has better luck in the Rockhampton Cup this year than he had last year ...
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Quirk new RQ board member

Quirk new RQ board member

Former Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has been appointed to the Racing Queensland board but not before debate in state ...
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Desleigh Forster

Relaxed Realing ready to run at Doomben

Trainer Desleigh Forster is hoping a relaxed preparation can help Realing regain his best form when he runs for her ...
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Whypeeo after morale-boosting Doomben win

Whypeeo after morale-boosting Doomben win

Trainer Toby Edmonds is hoping speedy galloper Whypeeo can regain confidence by winning at Doomben ...
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Bayliss brings weight relief to Shogun Sun

Bayliss brings weight relief to Shogun Sun

Apprentice Corey Bayliss will claim 2kg on Shogun Sun as he tackles 1600 metres for the second time in his ...
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Midweek ploy pays off for new racing team

Midweek ploy pays off for new racing team

The new Anderson Heathcote training partnership is reaping the benefit of bringing horses through from the midweeks to Saturday racing ...
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Platinum Rapper

Stakes milestone looms for Latta

Lisa Latta is poised to become a $20 million woman this weekend. The Palmerston North trainer has 12 horses entered ...
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Santa Monica

Standout season for Ralph

Te Awamutu horseman Stephen Ralph has experienced one of his biggest seasons-to-date and he can now call himself a Group ...
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Reliable Team

Kiwi-breds dominant at Happy Valley

New Zealand-bred horses were active at Hong Kong’s Happy Valley racecourse on Wednesday, taking out half of the eight race ...
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My Ally

Chan’s Valley first

Alfred Chan was thrilled to bag his first Happy Valley win on his first night riding at the downtown venue ...
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Family Leader

Ho’s fighting fit

If there was a title for the fittest jockey in Hong Kong, Vincent Ho would certainly be a contender and ...
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Reliable Team

Purton takes two, Moore closes in

Zac Purton followed a four-timer at Sha Tin last weekend with a double at Happy Valley (3 July) that began ...
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Not Usual Talent

Talent gives Domeyer a treble at the Valley

Aldo Domeyer has made a rapid advance since arriving in Hong Kong at the start of May and he annexed ...
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Long-range plan for Miss Exfactor

Long-range plan for Miss Exfactor

Promising filly Miss Exfactor will take the first step in a long-range plan when she runs at Doomben ...
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Record numbers for Slipper/Diamond

Record numbers for Slipper/Diamond

Australia's premier two-year-old races, the Golden Slipper and Blue Diamond Stakes, have attracted record first nominations ...
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Santa Ana Lane snares slot in The Everest

Santa Ana Lane snares slot in The Everest

Triple Group One winner Santa Ana Lane is the seventh horse confirmed for The Everest, with the sprinter securing the ...
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McEvoy to test Mintha over 1600m again

McEvoy to test Mintha over 1600m again

Trainer Tony McEvoy is happy to give talented filly Mintha another chance over 1600m in the Rivette Series Final at ...
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Matthew Smith looking to stayers

Matthew Smith looking to stayers

Matthew Smith is looking to stayers in Melbourne and Sydney to keep the stable's momentum going ...
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Bonneval thriving ahead of proposed Australian trip

Bonneval thriving ahead of proposed Australian trip

Outstanding mare Bonneval is making good progress during the early stages of a new preparation that is hoped to see ...
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Desleigh Forster chases two centre double

Desleigh Forster chases two centre double

Trainer Desleigh Forster is on course for a two-centre double with Someday at Doomben and Too Good To Refuse at ...
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Phelan targeting National festival

Phelan targeting National festival

Cambridge trainer Craig Phelan has his sights set on next month’s Grand National carnival. Worthiswaitngold has been nominated for the ...
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Thursday NZ news briefs - Jumping career planned for flat winner

Thursday NZ news briefs – Jumping career planned for flat winner

An emphatic flat victory at Wanganui won’t change plans for the five-year-old Donardo. The Don Eduardo gelding was a runaway ...
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Lane out to reduce deficit in title race

Lane out to reduce deficit in title race

Boom sprinter Nature Strip headlines Damian Lane's book of rides at Flemington as the jockey tries to keep himself in ...
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Jag Guthmann-Chester rides for Waller

Jag Guthmann-Chester rides for Waller

Leading Queensland apprentice Jag Guthmann-Chester gets a chance to impress top trainer Chris Waller when he rides Religify at Doomben ...
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Zero Hedge takes the feature and keeps Moreira in the hunt

Zero Hedge takes the feature and keeps Moreira in the hunt

Zero Hedge made all to land the Australian Turf Club Trophy Handicap (1200m) for the John Size/Joao Moreira alliance at ...
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Jackson Murphy takes next career step

Jackson Murphy takes next career step

Apprentice Jackson Murphy has picked up some key rides as he begins a new phase of his career in metropolitan ...
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Regan Bayliss Adelaide Cup

Sarrasin to run in America sooner than planned

The Richard Freedman-trained Sarrasin will begin his American campaign sooner than expected in a race at Belmont ...
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Star jockey Hugh Bowman

Bowman bridges gap as Avdulla suspended

Sydney jockeys' premiership leader Brenton Avdulla will miss two meetings through suspension with Hugh Bowman closing the gap with a ...
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quaddie of the week

Quaddie tips for Thursday, July 7 races at Bendigo

A MAMMOTH 10-race card greets punters at Bendigo on Friday afternoon, which is the venue for our quaddie this weekend ...
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Thompson shines with Sandown treble

Thompson shines with Sandown treble

Apprentice Ben Thompson has played a starring role at Sandown with three wins on a day when premiership leader Beau ...
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Jockey Hugh Bowman (left) rides Calculated to victory at Canterbury

Calculated surges to maiden win

Calculated, a son of dual Cox Plate winner So You Think, has responded under pressure to win his first race ...
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Evil Cry to back up in Taj Rossi Final

Evil Cry to back up in Taj Rossi Final

The Robbie Laing-trained Evil Cry will back up in the Listed Taj Rossi Series Final over 1600m at Flemington, a ...
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Kelly gets double with youngsters

Kelly gets double with youngsters

Trainer Les Kelly's confidence in two-year-olds Snapchat Girl and Calligrapher against older horses has been rewarded with a Gold Coast ...
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Bonneval

First New Zealand Horse of the Year nominees list released

The strength of the current three-year-old crop is emphasised in the first release of finalists for the 2016-17 New Zealand ...
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Falcons Reach

Falcons Reach up ready to roar first up

FALCONS Reach resumes on Thursday at Wanganui after a four month layoff, and connections are expecting a big performance first ...
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Smart Coupe makes it two from two

Smart Coupe makes it two from two

Two-year-old filly Smart Coupe has backed up a convincing debut win at Wangaratta with a city win at her second ...
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Warwick Farm tips

Warwick Farm betting tips, form guide and updated odds, July 8

SATURDAY premier racing returns to Warwick Farm on July 8 and we have form, odds and betting tips for all ...
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Your Way set for comeback on home track

Your Way set for comeback on home track

Bjorn Baker has Your Way back from an illness-enforced spell and is eyeing black-type races in the spring after she ...
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HB Twitter wrap

Twitter tipster’s tasteless list causes turmoil online

SEXISM unfortunately is an ever-present issue within sport, and the great industry of thoroughbred racing is not exempt from its ...
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Suncraze

Redemption on the cards for Suncraze in Highway Handicap

THERE aren't many horses in Australia that can boast five successive second place finishes, but Suncraze is searching to go ...
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Darryl Ward to have first Brisbane starter

Darryl Ward to have first Brisbane starter

Land Office will be the first Brisbane starter for experienced horseman Darryl Ward who has taken over his training from ...
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Awapuni Racing

Full steam ahead for RACE Group as Awapuni finds its groove

AFTER a torrid 2015/2016 season with poor track safety, the Awapuni Racing Club and its governing body RACE Group has ...
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Sam Clipperton English

English to run for the TAB in Everest

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained English has been selected by the wagering company TAB as its representative in the ...
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Karaka Million

Races added to Karaka Million program

Four Group races and a $1 million race for three-year-olds will enhance the next running of the Karaka Million meeting ...
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Melody Belle

2018 Karaka Million race card confirmed

THE Auckland Racing Club and New Zealand Bloodstock have announced the eagerly-awaited changes to the Karaka Million race programme. Six ...
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Danielle Johnson

NZ’s Johnson third in riders’ championship

New Zealand jockey Danielle Johnson has finished third in the inaugural Lady Jockeys' Thoroughbred World Championships in Sweden ...
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Vic racing

A Lotta Love set to back up at Flemington

Group-placed mare A Lotta Love is set to back up in the Leilani Series Final at Flemington after a fast-finishing ...
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NSW racing news

Thompson denied 12th Jungle Juice Cup

Greg Ryan has won the Jungle Juice Cup aboard Ultima Chance to deny Robert Thompson a 12th victory in the ...
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NSW racing news

Foxy Housewife to put spring plans on line

Trainer Gerald Ryan has spring aspirations for Foxy Housewife if the two-year-old can back up a provincial win when she ...
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Vic racing

Lady Selkirk set to run in Silver Bowl

The Silver Bowl Series Final is the preference for connections of Lady Selkirk who also holds a nomination for the ...
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UK News

Jockeys urged to seek help if depressed

The retirement of champion jockey Kieren Fallon because of mental health issues reinforces the need for assistance, jockeys' representatives say ...
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NSW racing news

Rock On Zariz chases consecutive wins

Rock On Zariz will be out to carry the colours of a Doncaster winner to consecutive city wins when she ...
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Vic racing

Warren hoping Awakenings can win again

Awakenings has narrowly won two provincial races since joining Jason Warren's stable and the trainer expects another good showing in ...
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NSW racing news

Dal Cielo to join the Kris Lees stable

New Zealand Group One winner Dal Cielo is to join the Kris Lees stable at Newcastle to further his career ...
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UK News

Jockeys urged to seek help if depressed

The retirement of champion jockey Kieren Fallon because of mental health issues reinforces the need for assistance, jockeys' representatives say ...
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NSW racing news

All-weather training track for Hawkesbury

Hawkesbury will be the first racecourse in NSW to install a synthetic training track ...
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NSW racing news

Animal Kingdom to be rested this season

Animal Kingdom will be rested in Kentucky and miss the upcoming Australian breeding season but will return to Arrowfield Stud ...
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