Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 8th August

Today 8th August in horse racing news history

From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in Australian and overseas racing news in history. Delve in and enjoy our walk back in horse racing time.


Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 8, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 8, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees nine meetings being held around the country on this Sunday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Follow Your Dreams

Follow Your Dreams ready for stakes challenge

Local runner Follow Your Dreams showed he was right on target for the Group 3 Cambridge Stud Northland Breeders’ Stakes ...
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Ritani

Ritani upsets in Winter Cup

Scenes of unbridled joy and celebration broke out on the Riccarton public lawn shortly after outsider Ritani ([rm_geo_odds val=21.0]) took ...
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Chief Sequoyah

National contenders impress at Riccarton

Emerging hurdling talent Chief Sequoyah did everything trainer John Wheeler was looking for ahead of Wednesday’s Hospitality New Zealand Canterbury ...
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Octane continues form surge under Stokes

Octane continues form surge under Stokes

In-form gelding Octane has made a winning return to Victoria to take his record to six victories from seven starts ...
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Home Of The Brave

Oliver delivers Brave win for Godolphin

Damien Oliver has made a habit of winning the first stakes race of the Victorian season, landing his fifth Aurie's ...
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Eduardo

Eduardo makes it two from two in Sydney

Trainer Joe Pride has captured his third Missile Stakes crown with recent recruit Eduardo, who has led throughout in the ...
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Ciaron Maher

Neasham floats Anders as Everest contender

The Everest is being proposed as a potential target for speedy colt Anders after he outclassed his rivals to score ...
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Talented Tavidance bounces back in style

Talented Tavidance bounces back in style

Co-trainer Michael Kent Junior expects Tavidance to continue to progress through the grades after rebounding from a below-par run with ...
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Exemplar earns Melbourne Cup shot with win

Exemplar earns Melbourne Cup shot with win

Trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace will give in-form stayer Exemplar a chance to qualify for the Melbourne Cup following ...
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Group One spring goals loom for Montefilia

Group One spring goals loom for Montefilia

Trainer David Payne will consider Group One options in Sydney and Melbourne for Montefilia after her win against older horses ...
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Gagarin

Gillies aims to bounce back in National

Mathew Gillies has gained a doctor's clearance to ride Gagarin in Saturday's Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge 145th Grand National ...
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Admiral

Strong Pukekohe book for battered-and-bruised Thornton

Trudy Thornton will cut an imposing figure to her rival jockeys as she walks out to ride at Pukekohe on ...
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Athiri

Godolphin begins 3YO roll-out in Rosebud

A multiple stakes placegetter as a two-year-old, Athiri will chase her first black-type win when she returns at Rosehill ...
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Hush Writer

Hush Writer makes Flemington return

Jockey Stephen Baster is hoping the quiet trackwork version of Hush Writer will be on show when he races at ...
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Sansom

Sansom chasing fourth-straight win

The Phillip Stokes-trained three-year-old Sansom will be chasing the fourth-straight win of his preparation when he lines up over 1400m ...
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Scales of Justice

Spring contenders gallop at Warrnambool

Group One winner Scales Of Justice has had a solo gallop between races at Warrnambool while the promising Begood Toya ...
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Black Magnum

Black Magnum out to continue winning run

The in-form Black Magnum faces a stern test of his talents when he steps up in grade and distance at ...
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Ruling Dynasty

Doomben omens positive for Ruling Dynasty

The omens appear positive for Ruling Dynasty who will be reunited with jockey Jim Byrne for the first time in ...
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Tarquin

Tarquin kicks off spring campaign

Bought as a potential hurdler, Tarquin begins a spring campaign at Flemington his trainer Simon Ryan hopes will culminate in ...
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You Make Me Smile

Interstate mission for You Make Me Smile

Sydney sprinter You Make Me Smile will be tested in Melbourne for the first time in the Group Three Aurie's ...
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Harper's Choice

Ryan sticks to formula for Harper’s Choice

Trainer Gerald Ryan is sticking with a proven formula by trialling Harper's Choice a few days out from his race ...
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Le Romain

Lees pair to launch spring bids in Missile

Trainer Kris Lees rates Le Romain the top pick of his two Missile Stakes runners but is the first to ...
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The Tax Accountant

Keal’s claim to help The Tax Accountant

Apprentice Nick Keal will claim 3kg on The Tax Accountant who is trying to win Queensland's first Highway style race ...
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Tabcorp launches new racing App

Tabcorp launches new racing App

An App designed to put users in control of the racing vision and information they consume has been launched by ...
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Aquis buys sale topper at Saratoga

Aquis buys sale topper at Saratoga

An international group headed by Australia-based Aquis has paid the equal highest price at the Saratoga yearling sale in New ...
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Saudi Arabia to host world's richest race

Saudi Arabia to host world’s richest race

The Saudi Cup will be the world's richest race with a total purse of $20 million and $10 million to ...
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Cheval Grand

Japan Cup winner Cheval Grand to Juddmonte

After a landmark victory for Japan with Deirdre at Goodwood, hopes are high Cheval Grand can follow suit in the ...
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Catchy's little sister makes winning debut

Catchy’s little sister makes winning debut

Group One winner Catchy's younger sister has made an impressive debut at Canterbury to give Tommy Berry his first winning ...
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Godolphin 3YO breaks through at Canterbury

Godolphin 3YO breaks through at Canterbury

Godolphin three-year-old Aramayo has underlined his promise with a decisive win at Canterbury ...
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RV adds an extra meeting after wash-out

RV adds an extra meeting after wash-out

Racing Victoria has added a turf meeting at Horsham after a Bendigo meeting had to be called off because of ...
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McEvoy impressed with Illumicon’s progress

A jump-out up the Flemington straight has Tony McEvoy looking forward to Illumicon's performance in the VRC Member James Hibberd ...
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Baby gets valuable education at Caloundra

Baby gets valuable education at Caloundra

Baccarat Baby could join talented stablemate Asharani on a float to Melbourne after winning at Caloundra ...
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Spring test for Brave Song in Aurie's Star

Spring test for Brave Song in Aurie’s Star

Co-trainer Peter Snowden is keen to get a better guide on the spring prospects of Brave Song in the Aurie's ...
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Widdup woes over Sandbar Rosebud barrier

Widdup woes over Sandbar Rosebud barrier

Sandbar has drawn the widest of nine acceptors in the $150,000 Rosebud, leaving trainer Brad Widdup with some thinking do ...
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Redzel pleasing Snowden ahead of spring

Redzel pleasing Snowden ahead of spring

Peter Snowden is confident sprinter Redzel is building up nicely towards his spring carnival return and his defence of The ...
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Pakula yet to meet street race organisers

Victoria's Minister for Racing is happy to hear what the promoters of horse racing on the streets of Melbourne have ...
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Melody Belle

Taupo gallop furthers Foxbridge preparation

Jamie Richards used a trip to Taupo for a hit-out on Wednesday morning to put top mare Melody Belle on ...
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Schweida duo set for milestones at Doomben

Schweida duo set for milestones at Doomben

Trainer Kelly Schweida's veterans Outraged and Stella Ombra can reach prize money milestones if they win at Doomben ...
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The Autumn Sun Caulfield Guineas favourite

The Autumn Sun Caulfield Guineas favourite

Group One-winning colt The Autumn Sun is the early favourite for the Caulfield Guineas after the release of nominations ...
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Seymour track given extra time to improve

A return to racing at Seymour has been further delayed with four meetings transferred ...
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Bendigo called off following heavy rain

Bendigo called off following heavy rain

Surface water on the Bendigo racetrack after heavy overnight rain has forced Racing Victoria to call off the provincial meeting ...
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Qld stewards again warn on arsenic

Queensland stewards have warned trainers not to let their horses near wooden shavings or wooden posts treated with arsenic after ...
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Cox Plate betting

Winx headlines 141 Cox Plate nominations

The Cox Plate has attracted 141 nominations headlined by champion Winx along with 15 international entries ...
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Michelle Payne

Payne excited to compete in Shergar Cup

The 2015 Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne is excited about competing in the Shergar Cup at Ascot in England ...
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Pfieffer excited about black-type bid

Pfieffer excited about black-type bid

David Pfieffer-trained filly I Am Excited will seek more black type in just the third start of her career when ...
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Perna

Moodie leaked cobalt info, court told

Victoria's racing integrity commissioner acted without fear or favour when investigating leaks into a cobalt investigation, a court has heard ...
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quaddie of the week

Kembla Grange quaddie tips, form & specials for Thursday, August 10

AFTER taking the quaddie to the outskirts of the nation's capital on a Friday we move up to the sunshine ...
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Catchy

Catchy among 35 in Guineas from Hayes

Horses from David Hayes' Lindsay Park stables make up more than 10 per cent of the 327 nominations for the ...
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Michelle Payne hopeful of Cox Plate ride

Michelle Payne hopeful of Cox Plate ride

Michelle Payne has already won a Melbourne Cup and says she hopes to ride international horse Kaspersky in the Cox ...
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Premier's Cup Prelude next for Loyalty Man

Premier’s Cup Prelude next for Loyalty Man

Last-start Randwick runner-up Loyalty Man is likely to have two more Sydney starts this campaign, beginning with the Premier's Cup ...
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Chad Lever injured in fall at Scone

Chad Lever injured in fall at Scone

Jockey Chad Lever has been injured after falling from his mount Anticipate during a Maiden Plate at Scone ...
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Horse flu crisis hurt Leica trainer Freyer

Horse flu crisis hurt Leica trainer Freyer

The son of the late NSW Riverina trainer Richard Freyer says his father did everything for his horses and would ...
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Waller reckons Winx can't get much better

Waller reckons Winx can’t get much better

Chris Waller says champion mare Winx is as good as she has been in her past two spring campaigns after ...
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Cartel set for Sydney debut in Highway

Cartel set for Sydney debut in Highway

Promising Danny Williams-trained colt Cartel will make the journey from Goulburn to Rosehill for a Highway Handicap ...
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Healthy Abbey Marie ready for her return

Healthy Abbey Marie ready for her return

A fit and healthy Abbey Marie is ready for a tilt at the spring carnival following her second placing in ...
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Webster happy to send Clapper to Memsie

Webster happy to send Clapper to Memsie

Pat Webster is thrilled with Happy Clapper's third in a barrier trial but will be even happier not to run ...
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Eccellere aims for back-to-back wins

Eccellere aims for back-to-back wins

Warwick Farm trainer Richard Litt is seeking back-to-back wins at Canterbury with five-year-old mare Eccellere ...
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Lindsay Park fillies impress at Cranbourne

Lindsay Park fillies impress at Cranbourne

Catchy, Formality and Tulip have lived up to Lindsay Park's expectations with impressive trials at Cranbourne ...
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Racing leak probe no frolic, court hears

Racing leak probe no frolic, court hears

Victoria's racing integrity commissioner investigated a very serious allegation involving the Racing Victoria chairman, a court has heard ...
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Moroney has spring hopes for Tribal Wisdom

Moroney has spring hopes for Tribal Wisdom

Trainer Mike Moroney is hoping Listed winner Tribal Wisdom can step up this campaign and earn a crack at some ...
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Maybe Miami

Maybe Maimi seeking competitive racing heat

GIFTED gelding Maybe Miami is likely to hit the road earlier than originally planned in it bid for group one ...
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No fear or favour' in racing leak probe

No fear or favour’ in racing leak probe

The racing integrity commissioner's barrister is responding to former Racing Victoria chairman David Moodie's attempt to have his cobalt leak ...
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Go Go Gonzo

All systems Go for Gonzo

TRAINER Sean Cameron has Go Go Gonzo at peak fitness ahead of the Hospitality New Zealand Canterbury 128th Grand National ...
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Winx heavier but as good as ever: Waller

Winx heavier but as good as ever: Waller

Chris Waller says champion mare Winx is as good as she has been in her past two spring campaigns after ...
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Winx

Winx sparkles in barrier trial win

Champion Winx has won a barrier trial at Randwick ahead of her upcoming spring assignments ...
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Caravaggio

Caravaggio sore after French failure

Caravaggio has pulled up sore after his second successive defeat and trainer Aidan O'Brien admits a trip to Sydney for ...
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Vic racing

Cobalt case good for industry: vet

A bad culture has existed among Melbourne vets for years when it comes to engaging in questionable practices without breaking ...
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NSW racing news

Mount Panorama drives towards San Domenico

Mount Panorama will have his first start for Gary Moore's stable in the San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill ...
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Vic racing

Black Caviar relation trials at Cranbourne

Brigite, the half-sister to champion Black Caviar, has taken the first steps towards her racing debut in a trial at ...
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Vic racing

Maher-trained mares in Caulfield return

Jameka and Set Square, who have won the past two VRC Oaks for trainer Ciaron Maher, are set to make ...
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NSW racing news

Capitalist favourite for G3 San Domenico

Golden Slipper winner Capitalist has opened odds-on favourite to win the Group Three San Domenico at Rosehill on Saturday ...
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Vic racing

Maher-trained mares in Caulfield return

Jameka and Set Square, who have won the past two VRC Oaks for trainer Ciaron Maher, are set to make ...
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NSW racing news

Beside You on Highway to better races

Kempsey trainer Barry Ratcliff is almost certain to run Beside You in a Highway race at Rosehill, despite the horse ...
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Vic racing

No cobalt cover-up, clinic manager says

Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh's appeal against their cobalt disqualifications is unlikely to be completed before the spring carnival ...
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Vic racing

No cobalt cover-up, clinic manager says

Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh's appeal against their cobalt disqualifications is unlikely to be completed before the spring carnival ...
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Vic racing

Louvre last in trial but trainer happy

Stradbroke Handicap winner Under The Louvre has had a day out at Cranbourne ahead of his return to competitive racing ...
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NSW racing tips

Canterbury quaddie form, odds and free tips, Wednesday August 10

AFTER what feels like a year of rain, Sydney is seeing sunnier skies this week and punters should get a ...
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Vic racing

Mossin’ Around ready for Caulfield return

Grahame Begg will have his first metropolitan runner since renewing his training licence when Mossin' Around runs at Caulfield ...
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Queensland news

Sharpe Hussler to boost prize money

Sharpe Hussler will head to a Doomben midweek race in an attempt to get a soft win and boost his ...
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NSW racing news

Mongolian Khan NZ Horse of the Year

Caulfield Cup winner Mongolian Khan has defended his title as New Zealand's Horse of the Year while Chris Waller has ...
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UK News

Gold-Fun dies after fall in France

Group One winning Hong Kong sprinter Gold-Fun has been euthanised after a fall in the Prix Maurice de Gheest in ...
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Vic racing

Jumps jockey banned for careless riding

Jumps jockey Tom Ryan will return in time to ride at the big two-day jumps festival at Ballarat after being ...
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