Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 6th May

Today 6th May 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.


Stacey Metcalfe news

Gun apprentice Metcalfe hit with two-month suspension

One of South Australia’s leading apprentice jockeys, Stacey Metcalfe, is set for a period on the sidelines following a two-month ...
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Gatton racing tips for May 7 2021

Gatton racing tips, best bets and quaddie selections | 7/5 QLD

What Gatton Races Where Gatton Racecourse, Gatton QLD 4343 When Friday, May 7, 2021 First Race 11:15am AEST Watch Live ...
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Cranbourne Punters Preview

Cranbourne tips, top odds & quaddie picks | Friday, May 7

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert brings you the best bets, latest odds and top quaddie picks for the Cranbourne meeting on Friday, ...
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Wagga Wagga

Wagga racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Gold Cup Day 2021

HorseBetting.com.au's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the best bets, latest odds and top quaddie numbers for Wagga Gold Cup Day on ...
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Paths Of Glory

Wagga Gold Cup 2021 betting tips & odds | Friday, May 7

HorseBetting.com.au's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the best bets and top odds for the 2021 Wagga Gold Cup on Friday, May ...
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Doc Brown - Back to the Future

Punt Drunk: Great Scott! The ‘Bool delivers yet again

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the top stories doing the rounds as we head into the final ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | May 6, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | May 6, 2021

The third and final day of the Warrnambool May Racing Carnival headlines the action around the country today. With The ...
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Jerry Chau

Jerry Chau and Douglas Whyte excel at Happy Valley with trebles

In a symbolic confluence of generations, Douglas Whyte and Jerry Chau shared the Happy Valley spotlight with milestone trebles on ...
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Changes to Vic jumps and highweight races

Changes to Vic jumps and highweight races

Segregation difficulties for flat and jumps jockeys has forced Racing Victoria into programming changes at some country venues ...
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Greyworm

Greyworm favourite for Takeover Target

Last-start winner Greyworm is the early favourite to add the Listed Takeover Target Stakes which is being held at Randwick ...
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Too Close the Sun

Lindsey Smith lands first Warrnambool Cup

Too Close The Sun has given Lindsey Smith the Listed Warrnambool Cup among a winning treble on the second and ...
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September Run breaks maiden at Canterbury

September Run breaks maiden at Canterbury

Jockey Hugh Bowman believes two-year-old filly September Run is in for a good winter campaign after breaking her maiden first-up ...
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Order Of Command

Danny O’Brien lands his first Bool feature

Success by Order Of Command in the Wangoom Handicap has provided trainer Danny O'Brien with his first feature victory at ...
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Raise The Flag

Hot streak continues for Raise The Flag

The progeny of regally-bred stallion Raise The Flag continue to make an impact on staying and jumping features in Australia ...
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Stuart Kendrick

Stuart Kendrick records 900th career win

Trainer Stuart Kendrick recorded his 900th career win when Superare won at the Sunshine Coast ...
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John Sargent

Elizabeel chasing first win at Randwick

Trainer John Sargent believes Elizabeel has plenty of potential and hopes the two-year-old can break through for a win at ...
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Brent Stanley

Stanley looks for some Magic at Caulfield

Trainer Brent Stanley has high hopes for stablemates It's Kind Of Magic and Cryptic Jewel at Caulfield ...
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Celestial Falls

Celestial Falls to make Randwick return

Three-year-old filly Celestial Falls is set to return from an extended break at Randwick with a Queensland trip for The ...
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Aaron Kuru

Kuru jumping to get back racing

New Zealand’s green pastures have it rated as one of the world’s leading thoroughbred nurseries, though in the last few ...
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Trent Edmonds

Edmonds stable fires up winter contenders

Promising two-year-old The Drinks Cart leads a strong team of horses the Toby and Trent Edmonds partnership has at the ...
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Victorem

Graham hopes trial form holds for Victorem

Trainer Jenny Graham is hoping Victorem can continue the run of winners to come out of his recent barrier trial ...
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Jim Byrne

Jim Byrne back for Outback Barbie mount

Jim Byrne has recovered from a second operation on a broken leg to ride Outback Barbie in the Group Three ...
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Zac Purton

Purton seeks a Valley spark to ignite his championship assault

Zac Purton will head to Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday 6 May) with a full book of nine rides and his ...
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Matt Hancock

Hopes British racing can resume soon

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has spoken positively about hopes the resumption of racing in Britain might not be too far ...
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Slow progress for injured Michael Hackett

Slow progress for injured Michael Hackett

Injured country NSW jockey Michael Hackett remains in Liverpool Hospital where he is making progress in his recovery ...
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Moldova heads Redoute's Choice Stakes noms

Moldova heads Redoute’s Choice Stakes noms

The Listed Redoute's Choice Stakes for two-year-olds at Caulfield has attracted 23 nominations including the filly Moldova who is unbeaten ...
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Tom Melbourne, Destiny's Kiss for Scone

Tom Melbourne, Destiny’s Kiss for Scone

Crowd favourites Tom Melbourne and Destiny's Kiss head the entries for the Listed Scone Cup ...
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Douglas, Thornton with Derby opportunities

Douglas, Thornton with Derby opportunities

Clayton Douglas and Damien Thornton will be among the jockeys chasing their first Group One wins when they ride two ...
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Experience to help Oh Five Glory

Experience to help Oh Five Glory

Trainer Peter Hulbert hopes race experience can help OhFive Glory win her first Group Two race at Doomben ...
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Decision pending on Furrion's next move

Decision pending on Furrion’s next move

Trainer David Hayes says a decision is pending whether Furrion heads to the paddock or presses on to run in ...
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Blake Shinn to ride NZ 3yo Vigor Winner

Blake Shinn to ride NZ 3yo Vigor Winner

New Zealand trainer Lauren Brennan is thrilled to have saecured Blak Shinn to ride three-year-old Vigor Winner when he makes ...
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Ben Currie horses moved to other trainers

Ben Currie horses moved to other trainers

Queensland stewards have allowed 26 horses to be moved from Ben Currie's stables to other trainers with some nominated for ...
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Tony Gollan considers options for 3yos

Tony Gollan considers options for 3yos

Trainer Tony Gollan is sorting out the options for star three-year-olds Ef Troop and Zoustyle after rain thwarted their scheduled ...
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Oliver to ride Steel Prince in Ramsden

Oliver to ride Steel Prince in Ramsden

Damien Oliver has been booked to ride in-form Steel Prince in the Andrew Ramsden Stakes, a race offering a Melbourne ...
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Showcasing

Showcasing setting new 2YO high in New Zealand

Former Haunui Farm stallion Showcasing has taken his standing as a sire of winning two-year-olds in New Zealand to a ...
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Vigor Winner

Shinn confirmed for Vigor Winner

Prominent Australian jockey Blake Shinn has been confirmed to ride promising Cambridge three- year-old Vigor Winner when he competes at ...
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Irish National Hunt Champions

2018/2019 Irish National Hunt Champions Crowned At Punchestown

In contrast to recent years when the trainers’ title was only secured in the final days of the season, Willie ...
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Sunny Boy

Sunny through the rain

Sunny Boy (133lb) delighted his connections when rallying for Purton to repel a late challenge from Ambitious Heart (122lb) in ...
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Winning Method

Shum’s Method is best

Winning Method (120lb) appeared to have a simple task in the opening Chairmen’s Day Plate and so it proved. The ...
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Preakness doubt for Maximum Security

Preakness doubt for Maximum Security

Maximum Security's owner Gary West is considering appeal options after the colt's disqualification from the Kentucky Derby ...
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Ho Ho Khan

Ho Ho Khan conquers G3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup

Ho Ho Khan (122lb) advertised his potential for top-grade races next season with a fine victory in the Group 3 ...
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Hermosa lands Guineas double for O'Brien

Hermosa lands Guineas double for O’Brien

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has completed another Classic double with Hermosa adding the 1000 Guineas to Magna Grecia's 2000 Guineas triumph ...
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Ambitious

Sidestep a boost for Qld stallion ranks

Queensland's stallion stocks have received a boost with former top two-year-old Sidestep to stand at Telemon Thoroughbreds ...
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Terravista to be entered for Scone

Terravista to be entered for Scone

Dual Group One winner Terravista will be among the nominations for the Ortensia Stakes at the Scone carnival ...
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Imported youngster to further Derby quest

Imported youngster to further Derby quest

A Caulfield race over 2000m is the next stepping stone to a Queensland Derby start for impressive Warrnambool winner Furrion ...
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Sedanzer

Sedanzer set to rebound at Scone

Sedanzer has an opportunity to bounce back from a flat first-up run at Hawkesbury when she contests the Dark Jewel ...
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Care To Think ridden by Jeff Lloyd

Care To Think to have Murwillumbah gallop

Smart sprinter Care To Think will have his final major hit-out for the Doomben 10,000 in a track gallop at ...
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Vega Magic wins at Caulfield

Werribee trial for Magic ahead of Goodwood

Leading Lindsay Park sprinter Vega Magic heads to Werribee for an 1100m jump-out ahead of his defence of The Goodwood ...
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Robbie Fradd

Fradd leaves major hole in riding ranks

Robbie Fradd's decision to take up a riding contract in Mauritius leaves a major hole in the riding ranks in ...
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Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby

Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby

Justify has won the wettest Kentucky Derby in history to give trainer Bob Baffert his fifth win and jockey Mike ...
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Son Of Zac rockets home at Riccarton

Son Of Zac rockets home at Riccarton

Promising South Island stayer Son Of Zac gave his rivals a start and a comprehensive beating when taking out the ...
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Double for powerful Pitman stable

Double for powerful Pitman stable

The powerful father and son training partnership of Michael and Matthew Pitman added another winning double to their impressive home ...
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Big future predicted for Mike Exciting prospect

Big future predicted for Mike Exciting prospect

Big Mike has provided trainer Craig Phelan with a pleasant dilemma after adding to his burgeoning record with a convincing ...
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Sergeant ready for Brisbane blast

Sergeant ready for Brisbane blast

Multiple winner Sergeant Blast has reported for his first taste of overseas action. The son of Darci Brahma has relocated ...
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Spieth

Saxon Warrior wins 2000 Guineas

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has won an unprecedented ninth 2000 Guineas at Newmarket with Saxon Warrior ...
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Justify wins Kentucky Derby for Baffert

Justify wins Kentucky Derby for Baffert

The Bob Baffert-trained Justify has won the Kentucky Derby under veteran jockey Mike Smith in sloppy conditions at Churchill Downs ...
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New Universe

New Universe wins first start in new home

Former New Zealand colt New Universe has made a winning Australian debut as a gelding for trainer Chris Waller ...
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Mertens closes gap in premiership race

Mertens closes gap in premiership race

Apprentice Beau Mertens has ridden a winning treble at Flemington to move to within two wins of the lead in ...
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Andrew Mallyon rides Flemington double

Andrew Mallyon rides Flemington double

Jockey Andrew Mallyon has combined with the Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra stable to land a winning double at Flemington ...
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Viridine makes successful debut

Viridine makes successful debut

Viridine has made a winning start to his career and jockey Rory Hutchings has enjoyed a successful return to Saturday ...
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Hutchings suspended after breakthrough win

Hutchings suspended after breakthrough win

New Zealand jockey Rory Hutchings' first win for Godolphin has come at a cost after he was suspended for careless ...
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Zamzam back to winning form at Flemington

Zamzam back to winning form at Flemington

Former Blue Diamond placegetter Zamzam has returned to winning form with an impressive victory at Flemington ...
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Untamed Diamond a cut above at Rosehill

Untamed Diamond a cut above at Rosehill

Back-to-back wins in Sydney have enhanced Untamed Diamond's bid to eventually contest a stakes race in Australia ...
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Secret Agenda wins first $1m Adelaide race

Secret Agenda wins first $1m Adelaide race

Secret Agenda has outrun her rivals to capture Adelaide's first $1 million race, the UBET Classic at Morphettville ...
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Mare top of Anthony Cummings' list

Mare top of Anthony Cummings’ list

Top Of My List's win in the Lord Mayor's Cup at Rosehill has cemented a trip to Queensland for the ...
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Crystal Dreamer

Crystal Dreamer cruises home to take out the Sports Handicap

FAVOURITE backers had to wait awhile at Flemington to get a win but Crystal Dreamer delivered a smooth-moving victory in ...
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Savanna Amour in G1 hunt after Guineas win

Savanna Amour in G1 hunt after Guineas win

Savanna Amour will chase Group One races during the winter carnival after defying an alarming betting drift to win the ...
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Egg Tart wins Group One Australasian Oaks

Egg Tart wins Group One Australasian Oaks

The Chris Waller-trained Egg Tart has beaten favourite Kenedna in a thrilling finish to the Group One Australasian Oaks at ...
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Zamzam

Zamzam delivers on promise in the Primacy Handicap

BLUE Diamond Stakes placegetter Zamzam has won for the first time in over a year after showing a blistering turn-of-foot ...
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Roguish proves himself at Rosehill

Roguish proves himself at Rosehill

The Tim Martin-trained Roguish has taken his fourth win from 10 starts in the 1500m handicap at Rosehill ...
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O'Shea has last stakes win for Godolphin

O’Shea has last stakes win for Godolphin

John O'Shea has registered his last stakes victory as trainer for Godolphin, with It's Somewhat winning the Group Two Hollindale ...
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Mick Price

Ardrossan ends New Zealand campaign in fine style

NEW Zealand racing is set to lose another talented star to Australia after remaining unbeaten from two race day starts ...
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Divine Quality impresses at Flemington

Divine Quality impresses at Flemington

Three-year-old filly Divine Quality has raced to her second impressive victory from as many starts with a 3-1/4-length success in ...
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Hot Ruby

Hot Ruby runs its rivals into the ground at Flemington

The Luke Oliver-trained Hot Ruby hammered its rivals in the sixth race on the card at Flemington in a consummate ...
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With A Promise scores boilover in Stocking

With A Promise scores boilover in Stocking

With A Promise has given bookmakers a bonanza result by upstaging her more fancied rivals to win the Silk Stocking ...
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Canny ride, draw produce scent of victory

Canny ride, draw produce scent of victory

Cannyescent has claimed his third win in six starts this preparation by taking advantage of a handy draw at Rosehill ...
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Bowman works hard for treble on Gold Coast

Bowman works hard for treble on Gold Coast

Hugh Bowman had to work overtime to bring up a treble for the day on Religify in the Listed Prime ...
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Booker shines with Flemington debut win

Booker shines with Flemington debut win

Flemington debut winner Booker was considered a Blue Diamond contender before being forced to miss the feature through shin soreness ...
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Prom Queen

Prom Queen extends winning streak in NZ Champagne Stakes

TOP New Zealand filly Prom Queen has won again on Saturday when taking out the Listed Berkley Stud Champagne Stakes ...
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Inspector

Inspector breaks long winning drought in spectacular fashion

PETER White-trained Inspector has overturned a terrible run of form to win the Comedy King Handicap at Flemington in a ...
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Dawn Wall triumphs in Gold Coast Bracelet

Dawn Wall triumphs in Gold Coast Bracelet

Dawn Wall has shown she's on target to give Chris Waller and Hugh Bowman another Queensland Oaks success after winning ...
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Avdulla strikes paydirt with Black On Gold

Avdulla strikes paydirt with Black On Gold

Brenton Avdulla has returned from a break to reach the 100-win milestone in NSW, with Black On Gold underscoring his ...
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De Little Engine wins at Flemington

De Little Engine wins at Flemington

De Little Engine has raced to his first victory in 18 months, spacing his rivals by more than four lengths ...
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Snowdens take aim at Group One

Snowdens take aim at Group One

Peter and Paul Snowden will send Taking Aim to the Group One JJ Atkins Stakes after his win in the ...
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De Little Engine

De Little Engine trounces rivals in Vintage Crop Handicap

DE Little Engine made short work of its rivals in the $100,000 Vintage Crop Handicap at Flemington on Saturday, scoring ...
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O'Lordy pays her way at Rosehill

O’Lordy pays her way at Rosehill

O'Lordy has backed up her maiden win at Goulburn to take out the Highway Handicap at Rosehill eight days later ...
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Consolation win for Articus at Flemington

Consolation win for Articus at Flemington

Articus has shown his class with a comfortable victory at Flemington and will head to Brisbane for the winter carnival ...
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Fast time for Prompt Return on Gold Coast

Fast time for Prompt Return on Gold Coast

Smart short course horse Prompt Return has run a sensational final 600m to win the Bat Out of Hell on ...
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Godolphin in no hurry to appoint trainer

Godolphin in no hurry to appoint trainer

Godolphin will not rush the appointment of a new head trainer in Australia to replace John O'Shea ...
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Godolphin

Godolphin refute reports of Cummings’ signing as Beadman fills in

THE talk of the town was that James Cummings was to be named as the new trainer for Godolphin, but ...
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Racing.com to cover Brisbane Group Ones

Racing.com to cover Brisbane Group Ones

The five Brisbane Race Club Group One days will be covered by Racing.com for the first time this year ...
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Abel Tasman wins Kentucky Oaks

Abel Tasman wins Kentucky Oaks

The China Horse Club has celebrated victory in the Kentucky Oaks with the Bob Baffert-trained Abel Tasman ...
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Free group 1 tips for the Morphettville Saturday races, May 7

Free group 1 tips for the Morphettville Saturday races, May 7

MORPHETTVILLE is the only place to be in Adelaide this Saturday with a bumper eight-race card. Traditionally known as ladies’ ...
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NSW racing news

Adam Matthews cleared of supplyng cobalt

The Racing NSW Appeal Panel has found vet Adam Matthews not guilty of supplying Vitamin Complex containing cobalt to trainer ...
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Vic racing

Chris Parnham gets Group One call-up in SA

Young jockey Chris Parnham is back from an injury lay-off and is hoping to make the most of a late ...
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NSW racing news

O’Brien, Waller renew ties on Cup chance

Chris O'Brien has known Chris Waller for longer than any jockey riding in Sydney and he hopes to make the ...
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Vic racing

Chris Parnham gets Group One call-up in SA

Young jockey Chris Parnham is back from an injury lay-off and is hoping to make the most of a late ...
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Vic racing

Matt Cumani lands maiden training victory

Matt Cumani, the son of prominent English trainer Luca Cumani, has trained his first winner with Our Covenant scoring at ...
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NSW racing news

O’Brien, Waller renew ties on Cup chance

Chris O'Brien has known Chris Waller for longer than any jockey riding in Sydney and he hopes to make the ...
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Vic racing

Firm track worry for Cloudscape: Dabernig

Imported galloper Cloudscape makes his debut for the Lindsay Park stable in the Chairman's Club Handicap at Flemington ...
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Vic racing

McEvoy with two chances in Adelaide G1

Don't Doubt Mamma will be tested at Group One level for the first time in the Robert Sangster Stakes in ...
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Vic racing

Barwon faces Flemington test over 2800m

Co-trainers David and Coral Feek will test lightly raced stayer Barwon over 2800m at Flemington when the gelding steps up ...
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NSW racing news

Stradbroke Hcp bids on line for Waller duo

Stablemates Sir Bacchus and Start Wondering have to keep winning to be a part of Chris Waller's Stradbroke Handicap squad ...
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Vic racing

NZ trainer with chances in Vic and Qld

New Zealand trainer Shaune Ritchie will be chasing a two-state double in Australia with runners in Victoria and Queensland ...
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Queensland news

Blake Spriggs has saddle will travel

Blake Spriggs is looking forward to notching another winner in the red and white Waratah Thoroughbreds colours in the Hollindale ...
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Queensland news

Bjorn Baker to keep winners coming

Sydney trainer Bjorn Baker is looking to build on his haul of winners with three runners in stakes races at ...
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Queensland news

Blake Spriggs has saddle will travel

Blake Spriggs is looking forward to notching another winner in the red and white Waratah Thoroughrbeds colours in the Hollindale ...
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Vic racing

Zero level breath test to ne considered

The suspension of two jockeys at the Warrnambool carnival for failing a breath test to alcohol may bring about a ...
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Queensland news

Miss Cover Girl ready to hit the headlines

Trainer Kelly Schweida is confident a good barrier will give Miss Cover Girl her chance to get back to her ...
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Vic racing

Oliver cops suspension on the chin

Jockey Damien Oliver says he has no-one else to blame for a positive breath test which will cost him upcoming ...
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Vic racing

Oliver cops suspension on the chin

Jockey Damien Oliver says he has no-one else to blame for a positive breath test which will cost him upcoming ...
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UK News

Guineas winner Galileo Gold to miss Derby

Trainer Hugo Palmer has decided not to run 2000 Guineas winner Galileo Gold in the Derby with genetic tests showing ...
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racing news

Three-straight Warrnambool Cups for Weir

Master Of Arts has given Darren Weir a third-straight Warrnambool Cup victory at the famous three-day carnival ...
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Queensland news

Mossman to carry flag for Heathcote

His most famous progeny, Buffering, will be missing from the winter carnival, but Mossman will still be represented by the ...
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NSW racing news

James Ross joins ATC in senior racing role

The Australian Turf Club has appointed James Ross to a senior executive position with the impending retirement of Col Tuck ...
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Darren Weir celebrates a winner

Weir after straight Warrnambool Cup

Trainer Darren Weir will have a three-pronged attack as he shoots for a third-straight Warrnambool Cup victory ...
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NSW racing news

James Ross joins ATC in senior racing role

The Australian Turf Club has appointed James Ross to a senior executive position with the impending retirement of Col Tuck ...
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Darren Weir

Weir after straight Warrnambool Cup

Trainer Darren Weir will have a three-pronged attack as he shoots for a third-straight Warrnambool Cup victory ...
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racing news

Weir after straight Warrnambool Cup

Trainer Darren Weir will have a three-pronged attack as he shoots for a third-straight Warrnambool Cup victory ...
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racing news

Weir after straight Warrnambool Cup

Trainer Darren Weir will have a three-pronged attack as he shoots for a third-straight Warrnambool Cup victory ...
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racing news

Weir after straight Warrnambool Cup

Trainer Darren Weir will have a three-pronged attack as he shoots for a third-straight Warrnambool Cup victory ...
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Vic racing

Firm track worry for Cloudscape: Dabernig

Imported galloper Cloudscape makes his debut for the Lindsay Park stable in the Chairman's Club Handicap at Flemington ...
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Vic racing

McEvoy with two chances in Adelaide G1

Don't Doubt Mamma will be tested at Group One level for the first time in the Robert Sangster Stakes in ...
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