Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 6th January

Today 6th January 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.


Gawler tips, top odds & quaddie selections | Saturday, January 8

Gawler tips, top odds & quaddie selections | Saturday, January 8

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the Gawler betting preview for Saturday racing in South Australia on January 8, 2022. See the top ...
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Sunshine Coast tips for January 7 2022

Sunshine Coast tips & quaddie selections for January 7

What Sunshine Coast Races Where Corbould Park Racecourse – 170 Pierce Avenue, Caloundra QLD When Friday, January 7, 2022 Feature ...
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Trainer Matt Hoysted

Gold Pearl assignment key to Stroll’s Magic Millions hopes

Matt Hoysted is hoping undefeated filly, Stroll, can continue her winning ways in Saturday’s Aquis Gold Pearl (1100m) at the ...
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Zebrowski

Caspar Fownes, Joao Moreira claim Group 3 January Cup with Zebrowski

The Group 3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap (2400m) at Sha Tin on 1 May has emerged as a long-range ...
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White Noise

Derby contenders ready to make noise at Ellerslie

The potency of Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman's contingent for this year's Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) at ...
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Shamus

Derby start for Shamus in the balance

Shamus is well exposed in the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) market and a decision whether he will ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | January 6, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | January 6, 2022

Four horse racing meetings are scheduled around the country today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections here ...
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Ocean Billy

Ocean Billy getting ready for new Sydney campaign

The feelgood story around Bill Pomare and his rugged stayer Ocean Billy is ready for its next chapter later this ...
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Iconic Star

First goal in twelve-month plan ticked off by Iconic Star

An ambitious plan hatched by trainer Stephen Marsh and Bloodstock agent Dylan Johnson kicked its first goal at Tauranga on ...
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Pinarello

James eyeing further Derby success

A year ago, Roger James identified a Tavistock juvenile in his barn as the horse that might give him a ...
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Bookmakers open betting markets for 2022 Magic Millions race day

Bookmakers open betting markets for 2022 Magic Millions race day

Online bookmakers have released markets for a further six races for the Gold Coast Magic Millions race day on January ...
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Canterbury night racing tips

Canterbury betting preview, tips & quaddie picks | Friday, 7/1/22

Horsebetting's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the betting preview for the Kia Christmas Stakes meeting held at Canterbury races on Friday ...
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Cranbourne racing tips & top value bets | Friday, January 7

Cranbourne racing tips & top value bets | Friday, January 7

HorseBetting’s Victorian racing analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for the eight-race meeting at Cranbourne to be ...
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Geelong racing tips for January 24 2021

Geelong tips, best bets and quaddie selections for January 7

Eight races will be run and won at Geelong on Thursday afternoon. The track is rated a Heavy 10, with ...
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Doomben tips for Saturday January 23

Doomben tips, best bets and quaddie selections for January 7

Metropolitan racing in Queensland will be run on Thursday’s for the next six weeks instead of the traditional Wednesday. On ...
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Cameron Crockett

Crockett Hoping For Change Of Luck

Scone trainer Cameron Crockett is happy with how his team is racing but is in the business of training winners ...
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Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling returns to Happy Valley for Group 3 January Cup challenge

Singapore Sling (123lb) returns to Happy Valley tonight (6 January) for the first time since December 2017 with jockey Chad ...
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Punt Drunk : Magic Millions Narrowed Down To Isotope & Away Game

Punt Drunk : Magic Millions Narrowed Down To Isotope & Away Game

#PuntDrunk brings you today's top stories and all the controversial news in horse racing, including the latest on the new ...
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Showoroses

Surgenor mare blooming ahead of more Group assignments

Classy mare Showoroses will be back at Ellerslie on January 23 where she will contest the Group 2 Westbury Classic ...
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Max Smithies

Smithies optimistic ahead of sale

Joe and Max Smithies of Monovale Farm are looking forward to offering their 13-strong draft at the New Zealand Bloodstock ...
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Riding The Wave

He’s Riding The Wave To Better Class Races

Lindsey Smith has been wanting to try his in-form former Kiwi Riding The Wave over 1400 metres and will do ...
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Concert Hall

Australian targets for Concert Hall

Cambridge trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood are still coming down from the high of winning the Group 1 Zabeel ...
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Return to racing at Kilmore delayed again

Return to racing at Kilmore delayed again

Two upcoming meetings scheduled for Kilmore have been transferred, with racing now scheduled to return to the course in early ...
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John Sargent

Luvaluva to extend summer campaign

Trainer John Sargent will extend Luvaluva's summer campaign with the mare to line up in the January Cup at Randwick ...
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Regan Bayliss

Regan Bayliss set to make Victorian return

After a riding stint in Hong Kong, Group One-winning jockey Regan Bayliss is back in Melbourne ready to make his ...
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Alburq

Alburq to step up to 1400m at Flemington

Last-start Flemington winner Alburq will be tried over 1400m for the first time when he chases back-to-back city wins on ...
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Stony Creek race meeting postponed

Stony Creek race meeting postponed

A race meeting scheduled for Stony Creek has been postponed by 48 hours because of poor air quality in the ...
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Jamie Barkley

Special race day for bushfire fund raising

Randwick will host a special race day to raise funds to assist those affected by NSW bushfires in a joint ...
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Catalyst

Catalyst to step out at trials next week

Top three-year-old Catalyst will make his first public appearance since Group 1 success at Riccarton when he competes at the ...
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Germanicus

Anniversary test for Germanicus

Promising galloper Germanicus will have his first tilt at stakes level on Saturday when he contests the Group 3 Tui ...
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The Chosen One

Fine line to Derby for stablemates

Stablemates The Chosen One, Long Jack and Quick Thinker are back in work after Australian spring campaigns with the latter ...
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Super Seth

Guineas winner nominated for All-Star Mile

The Anthony Freedman stable has announced its nominations for this year's All-Star Mile including Caulfield Guineas winner Super Seth ...
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Horses stolen in raid on Libyan stud

Horses stolen in raid on Libyan stud

Former Australian stallion Churchill Downs is among horses stolen in a reported armed raid on Libya's biggest stud ...
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Cheerful Star

Zac Purton Scores Double

Zac Purton kept tabs on leader Joao Moreira in the jockeys’ premiership with a double on Cheerful Star and Noble ...
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Douglas Whyte

Will Power for Whyte

Douglas Whyte’s good form continued with Will Power following up a mid-December debut win with a smart victory in the ...
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Beauty Legacy

Beauty Legacy storms into Hong Kong’s Classic Series picture

Beauty Legacy brought a pixel of clarity to a fuzzy Four-Year-Old Classic Series picture with an impressive debut victory in ...
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Ricky Yiu

Yiu maintains pace as he weighs up Premiership prospects

Premiership leader Ricky Yiu’s take on his title chances could be described as positive yet pragmatic after he secured his ...
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Full fields for Magic Millions features

Full fields for Magic Millions features

The two $2 million Magic Millions races at the Gold Coast, the 2YO Classic and the Guineas, have attracted full ...
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VRC to donate gate takings to fire relief

VRC to donate gate takings to fire relief

The Victoria Racing Club will donate gate takings from two upcoming meetings at Flemington to a bushfire disaster appeal ...
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Maximum Security

Maximum Security invited to Pegasus Cup

Maximum Security is among the 17 horses invited to run in the revamped Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park ...
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Albury called off because of smoke haze

Albury called off because of smoke haze

Racing at Albury has been called off because of ongoing smoke haze from bushfires in the area ...
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Long Leaf on target for New Zealand race

Long Leaf on target for New Zealand race

The Lindsay Park stable will send stakes-winning colt Long Leaf to New Zealand to run in the Karaka Million 3YO ...
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The Candy Man in freak Sunshine Coast win

The Candy Man in freak Sunshine Coast win

The Candy Man has revived memories of the great Gunsynd after missing the start by 10 lengths before winning at ...
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Winx on target for final campaign

Winx on target for final campaign

Winx has surprised her trainer Chris Waller who continues to marvel at her fitness and prowess ahead of what will ...
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Better Reflection settles in on Gold Coast

Better Reflection settles in on Gold Coast

Rockhampton filly Better Reflection has arrived on the Gold Coast ahead of her bid to beat the big stables in ...
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True Excelsior to head to NZ for G1 sprint

True Excelsior to head to NZ for G1 sprint

The Leon and Troy Corstens-trained True Excelsior will travel to New Zealand to chase a Group One win in The ...
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James Cummings passes first stress test

James Cummings passes first stress test

Godolphin Australia's head trainer James Cummings believes he has already passed his first stress test on the way to the ...
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Allan Reardon new Qld track assessor

Allan Reardon new Qld track assessor

Former Queensland chief steward Allan Reardon has been appointed as the state's new official track walker ...
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Chad Lever

First win for Chad Lever since bad fall

Jockey Chad Lever has ridden his first winner since returning from a serious fall at Scone in August that left ...
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Decision time looms for Aqua D'ivina on Magic Millions start

Decision time looms for Aqua D’ivina on Magic Millions start

Aqua D'ivina has qualified for the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas at the last opportunity at Randwick, though the filly is ...
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Jason Collett racks up quartet of winners at Randwick

Jason Collett racks up quartet of winners at Randwick

Jason Collett has ridden four winners in Australia for the first time to dominate on Hugh Bowman's return to Randwick ...
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Endless Days

Endless Days earns shot at payday & Magic Millions Trophy start

Endless Day's win at the Gold Coast on Saturday has put the Peter and Will Hulbert training partnership in line ...
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Jonker

No shocks for Magic Millions Classic or 3yo Guineas fields

There should be no shocks when the fields for the Magic Millions Classic and Magic Millions Guineas are declared on ...
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Declan McDonogh savours Randwick win on Positive Problems

Declan McDonogh savours Randwick win on Positive Problems

Declan McDonogh has ridden his first winner at Randwick on Positive Problems after denying Hugh Bowman, who convinced the Irishman ...
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Richie McHorse

Richie McHorse win timely for mum Boundless

Richie McHorse’s return to winning form has done his younger half-brother a favour. The son of Redoute’s Choice bounced back ...
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Mishani Bullitt ridden by Jeff Lloyd

Jeff Lloyd changes up to winning tactics on Mishani Bullitt

Jeff Lloyd has abandoned pre-race plans mid race to sweep to the lead and win on Mishani Bullitt at the ...
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Hugh Bowman makes winning Randwick return aboard Fortensky

Hugh Bowman makes winning Randwick return aboard Fortensky

The world's best jockey Hugh Bowman has made a victorious return to Australian racing at Randwick in combination with Sydney's ...
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Sunlight runs at the Gold Coast

Sunlight sizzles in to Magic Millions favouritism on Gold Coast

Trainer Tony McEvoy has declared Sunlight is ready to win the Magic Millions Classic afters he demolished a two year ...
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Time Warp

Hong Kong Cup winner Time Warp on song for G1 Stewards Cup

Time Warp had his first barrier trial this morning (Friday, 5 January) since an all-the-way win in last month’s Group ...
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Romancer

Romancer wins at Ruakaka for OTI Racing

Romancer’s home track victory at Ruakaka on Saturday drew a celebration from afar. The four-year-old produced a dominant performance to ...
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Futooh opens account at Randwick

Futooh opens account at Randwick

Futooh took full advantage of a meeting switch from Warwick Farm when she broke her maiden at the second attempt ...
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Weir fined $500 over tardy presentation of Night's Watch

Weir fined $500 over tardy presentation of Night’s Watch

Australia's leading trainer Darren Weir has been fined $500 for failing to present Night's Watch in time at race at ...
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Gold Coast upset winner Licitra

Licitra wins Gold Coast boilover upsetting well backed favourites

Trainer Mel Eggleston's decision to switch training track tactics with Licitra has seen the mare score a boilover win at ...
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Donna Logan

Trainer Donna Logan suffers serious fall & fractured skull

Ruakaka horsewoman Donna Logan has suffered a serious fall that has delayed her wedding and prevented her attending a special ...
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Simply Brilliant

Simply Brilliant hoping to book Hong Kong Classic Mile start

Sunday’s (7 January) Sha Tin closer, the Class 2 Violet Handicap (1600m), shapes as a potential stepping stone to the ...
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Market movers for Toowoomba, Saturday January 6

Market movers for Toowoomba, Saturday January 6

THE sole night meeting for Saturday is at Toowoomba as the Queensland venue hosts a tight card to round out ...
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Esperance market movers for Saturday, January 6

Esperance market movers for Saturday, January 6

LATE afternoon racing kicks off at Esperance at 4.36pm AEDST and the punters have made their moves ahead of the ...
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Pinjarra firmers & drifters for Saturday, January 6

Pinjarra firmers & drifters for Saturday, January 6

TWO Western Australian meets are on the table today and Pinjarra is the first cab off the rank. There are ...
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Jim Orman

Jockey Jim Orman fractures back in race fall at Sunshine Coast

Jockey Jim Orman could be out of the saddle for up to two months after injuring his back in a ...
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Market movers for Ruakaka, Saturday January 6

Market movers for Ruakaka, Saturday January 6

AFTER the cancellation of Awapuni, Ruakaka is the sole New Zealand race meet for Saturday. Thankfully there's eight races on ...
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Ellerton and Zahra with plenty of Caulfield chances on the card

Ellerton and Zahra with plenty of Caulfield chances on the card

Co-trainer Simon Zahra believes the stable has several chances at Caulfield, with runners in four of the nine races ...
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Market movers for Wyong, Saturday January 6

Market movers for Wyong, Saturday January 6

WYONG racing is on this Saturday and punters have seven races to bet upon. There's been plenty of moves early ...
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Joao Moreira hopes House Of Fun can make amends

House Of Fun tipped to upset stablemate Premiere in G3 Bauhinia Sprint

House Of Fun (114lb) will attempt to turn the tables on stablemate Premiere (115lb) in Sundays’ (7 January) straight track ...
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Demonetization

Offers are flooding in to buy NZ Derby hopeful Demonetization

Top colt and leading Gr.1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) contender Demonetization is off limits. Currently the $7 co-favourite with Age ...
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PPM Gold Coast

Gold Coast professional punting moves, Saturday January 6

IT'S big day of racing on the Gold Coast this Saturday and punters have made their early bets. There's some ...
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Ipswitch mm

Market firmers at Ipswich, Saturday January 6

IPSWICH hosts an eight-race card on Saturday and we have all the market firmers available. The Queensland meeting has seen ...
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Robin Dickin

Trainer Robin Dickin to appeal protest result at Bangor race

An English trainer will appeal a stewards' decision to demote one of his horses on protest after a dead-heat ...
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Markets for Randwick

Randwick racing market movers, Saturday January 6

THE big betting moves have come at Randwick on Saturday morning and we have all the firmers and drifters information ...
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O'Lordy winning a Highway Hcp at Rosehill

O’Lordy asked to atone for Highway Handicap flop at Randwick

Trainer Danny Williams hopes a freshen-up will help O'Lordy make amends for a dismal run in her last Highway Handicap ...
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Murwillumbah tips

Murwillumbah free tips, form and odds, January 7

MURWILLUMBAH has a quality nine-race card on this Sunday and it should be a great day on the punt. We ...
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Punters Preview Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast form, odds and free tips, Sunday

SUNSHINE Coast is where the Queensland racing is this Sunday and we have free tips for all eight races. It's ...
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Greymouth tips

Free racing tips for Greymouth, Sunday January 7

IT'S a bumper 10-race card at Greymouth this Sunday which features the Greymouth Cup. We have done the form and ...
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Good Luck Malela on Derby trail

Good Luck Malela on Derby trail

Trainer Bryan Guy is hoping Good Luck Malela can confirm his belief he is a genuine staying prospect ...
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Catchy to press Blue Diamond claims

Catchy to press Blue Diamond claims

One of Lindsay Park's promising juveniles, Catchy, will be out to press her claims as a leading Blue Diamond contender ...
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No Tan Tat ready for first city test

No Tan Tat ready for first city test

Trainer Greg Eurell was impressed by No Tan Tat's maiden win at Geelong and believes she is capable of handling ...
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Weight's right for Cosmic Cameo at Farm

Weight’s right for Cosmic Cameo at Farm

Cosmic Cameo will carry the lowest weight of his career when he runs in the Summer Sprint at Warwick Farm ...
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Royal Applause out to snap run of seconds

Royal Applause out to snap run of seconds

Royal Applause will be out to go one better than her three most recent races in town when she chases ...
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Gold Coast to suit Bodega Negra

Gold Coast to suit Bodega Negra

Iron horse Bodega Negra has a few factors in his favour at the Gold Coast as he steps up to ...
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Smolda

Punter’s favourite Smolda primed for big run at SA Pacing Cup

SMOLDA will be having its first start since taking out the 2016 Inter Dominion final when it lines up in ...
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Lane suspended but right for Millions

Lane suspended but right for Millions

Damian Lane has been suspended for seven meetings for careless riding at Werribee but will not miss a Saturday fixture ...
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Australian racing

Five things we’d change about Australian racing

THERE'S plenty to love about Australian racing, which presents one of the best racing products anywhere in the world, but ...
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Invincible Star

Waterhouse admits Munce is the toughest to beat in Magic Millions

GAI Waterhouse and Chris Munce have combined to win the Magic Millions 2YO Classic twice, but this year they'll be adversaries ...
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Blinkered approach for Sista Act

Blinkered approach for Sista Act

Sista Act will carry blinkers for the first time as she tries to qualify for the Magic Millions Two-Year-Old Classic ...
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Sundance

Sundance being set for Sunshine State riches

TRAINER Toby Edmonds will run quality juvenile Sundance in the feature race at Warwick Farm on Saturday, before returning to ...
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Ertijaal wins in Dubai for Jim Crowley

Ertijaal wins in Dubai for Jim Crowley

Ertijaal, second to Buffering in the Group One Al Quoz Sprint, has begun his season with a win on the ...
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