Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 11th August

This day 11th 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.


Birdsville Races

Birdsville Races postponed to 2022 due to COVID concerns

The iconic Birdsville Races have been postponed until 2022 due to COVID-19 concerns, with the Queensland town set to host ...
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Tony Gollan

Shosha delivers for Gollan with impressive win at Doomben

Tony Gollan and Stephanie Thornton combined in the second race of the day at Doomben on Wednesday for an impressive ...
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Sale betting tips, value bets & quaddie | Thursday, August 12

Sale betting tips, value bets & quaddie | Thursday, August 12

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the bumper nine-race card at Sale ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 11, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 11, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees five meetings being held around the country on this Wednesday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Sherwood Forest

Pike on weather watch

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will be keeping a close eye on the weather ahead of racing at Te Rapa on ...
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Ringbolt

Crozier upbeat about Ringbolt ahead of Grand National

Canterbury locals will have just the one runner to cheer for in Wednesday’s Hospitality New Zealand Canterbury 131st Grand National ...
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Sword Of State

Sword in healthy state

Last season’s outstanding juvenile Sword Of State was back in action at the Cambridge trials on Tuesday, where he finished ...
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Gai Waterhouse

Wet track to suit Tulloch Lodge improvers

Tulloch Lodge will bid to continue its successful affinity with the Up And Coming Stakes, nominating two progressive colts for ...
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Kings Will Dream

Waller to make quiet start to Vic carnival

Champion trainer Chris Waller is poised to have his first stakes runner in Victoria this season with Kings Will Dream ...
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The Chosen One

Derby winner set for Sydney spring return

Australian Derby winner Quick Thinker and stablemate The Chosen One will headline the spring carnival arsenal of trainers Murray Baker ...
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Rothfire steals the show at Doomben trials

Rothfire steals the show at Doomben trials

Outstanding three-year-old Rothfire has starred at the Doomben barrier trials, recording a brilliant all-the-way win in fast time ...
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Bernard Saundry

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing regional roadshows

NZ Thoroughbred Racing will be conducting regional roadshows around the country as the industry adapts to the changes brought about ...
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Hello Youmzain

Group 1 placing for Hello Youmzain

Dual Group 1 winner Hello Youmzain just came up short of adding a third elite-level victory to his burgeoning CV ...
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Wotablast

Captaintwinkletoes impresses on debut

Wanganui trainer Jo Rathbone has been riding the crest of a wave with quality jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe and she may ...
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Ihu

Winning double for Bishara

South Auckland horseman Nicholas Bishara is tickled pink with the way his boutique stable has started the new season. He ...
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Classique Legend

Stars come out for barrier trials

Some potential spring stars will run in trials at Randwick but a few more will wait at home for another ...
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Tony Sears

Tony Sears to start new partnership

Leading Toowoomba trainer Tony Sears is set to start a new training partnership with his daughter Maddy ...
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Colin Little

Vassilator set to kick off in Regal Roller

Vassilator is set to start his spring campaign on his home track at Caulfield after impressing trainer Colin Little in ...
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Consensus

Consensus on target for Cox Plate mission

Class mare Consensus will have her first run of the new season in Saturday’s Group 2 US Navy Flag Foxbridge ...
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The Candy Man

The Candy Man heading to the Epsom Hcp

Fan favourite The Candy Man is one of many top horses getting ready to trial in Queensland as he prepares ...
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Danny O'Brien

Classy fillies to clash in Quezette Stakes

The Danny O'Brien-trained Absolute Flirt will be among the talented fillies to clash in the Group Three Quezette Stakes at ...
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Anthony Cummings

Cummings team gearing up for spring

Two horses who emerged as potential stars late last season will spearhead Anthony Cummings' spring carnival arsenal ...
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Vincent Ho on Power Of Darkness

Ho shines as Rest of the World team triumphs in Shergar Cup

Vincent Ho marked his first day in the saddle at one of the world’s most famous racecourses with a win ...
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Kenedna

Lawrence return for dual Group 1 winner Kenedna

Dual Group One winner Kenedna will be among the high profile horses who will begin their latest campaigns in the ...
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Chelsea Hall

Chelsea Hall to fill Qld apprentice void

The experienced Chelsea Hall will help fill a void in Brisbane racing with a lack of three-kilo claiming apprentices when ...
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Robert Thompson

The Harrovian in line for huge bonus

The Harrovian has given his connections a chance at a $200,000 bonus by winning the Cairns Cup ...
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Mark Zahra

Mark Zahra in Shergar Cup win at Ascot

Mark Zahra has helped the Rest of the World team to victory on the Shergar Cup jockeys challenge at Ascot ...
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Victoria horse trainer Darren Weir

Australia-wide winners for Darren Weir

Four winners at Flemington for Darren Weir has been complimented with victories at Moe, Morphettville and Newcastle ...
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Voodoo Lad shines in Aurie's Star Hcp

Voodoo Lad shines in Aurie’s Star Hcp

Quality sprinter Voodoo Lad has overhauled import Home Of The Brave to claim another stakes victory in the Group Three ...
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Paret stamps Epsom Handicap claims

Paret stamps Epsom Handicap claims

Trainer Chris Waller has compared Rosehill winner Paret to the stable's multiple Group One winner Boban and will set him ...
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Harper's Choice wins Premier's Cup Prelude

Harper’s Choice wins Premier’s Cup Prelude

Harper's Choice has backed up his last-start win in the Winter Cup with a determined victory in the Premier's Cup ...
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Sandbar adds Rosebud to his resume

Sandbar adds Rosebud to his resume

Sandbar has claimed the new season's first stakes race for three-year-olds, the Listed Rosebud at Rosehill for trainer Brad Widdup ...
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Stablemates quinella Doomben staying test

Stablemates quinella Doomben staying test

A plan to take advantage of an apparent lack of pace has helped trainer Robert Heathcote quinella the Brisbane BMW ...
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Crockett turns form around at Flemington

Crockett turns form around at Flemington

A switch of environment has brought about a change of fortune for the Tony McEvoy stable, with Crockett winning at ...
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Bandipur makes it back-to-back wins

Bandipur makes it back-to-back wins

The James Cummings-trained Bandipur has backed up a recent win in Sydney with another victory in his return to Melbourne ...
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Smith's frustrating run ends with win

Smith’s frustrating run ends with win

Trainer Brian Smith's frustrating run with top horse Order Again has ended with the gelding's impressive win at Doomben ...
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Lifesaver gives Dunn another Highway win

Lifesaver gives Dunn another Highway win

Lifesaver has given Murwillumbah trainer Matt Dunn his 18th Highway win and staked his claims for inclusion in the $1.3 ...
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Jaameh keeps the Lindsay Park run going

Jaameh keeps the Lindsay Park run going

Lindsay Park is hopeful Jaameh can be a player in bigger spring races after a strong staying performance to win ...
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Stewart questions his tactics on Ef Troop

Stewart questions his tactics on Ef Troop

Jockey Brad Stewart is wondering if he should have been more aggressive on Ef Troop after the $1.45 favourite was ...
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Defeat proves making of Shesees Everything

Defeat proves making of Shesees Everything

A narrow defeat in the Magic Millions maiden at the Gold Coast seems to have been the making of Shesees ...
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Leica Day wins 2016 Hamilton Cup

Racing NSW commits $1m for drought relief

Racing NSW has announced it has allocated $1 million for immediate relief for drought stricken thoroughbred participants in the state ...
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Ben Currie

Ben Currie inquiry adjourned again

An inquiry into activities at trainer Ben Currie's Toowoomba stable has been adjourned again ...
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Jungle Cat all set for Australia challenge

Jungle Cat all set for Australia challenge

English trainer Charlie Appleby will bypass the Hungerford Stakes next Saturday with Jungle Cat in favour of sending him straight ...
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Francis Of Assisi to run at Haydock

Francis Of Assisi to run at Haydock

Francis Of Assisi will run in the Rose of Lancaster Stakes at Haydock in preparation for a second trip to ...
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James Innes Jr to miss Rosehill

James Innes Jr to miss Rosehill

Apprentice James Innes Jr to miss Rosehill meeting after hurting his shoulder in a race at Kembla Grange ...
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Hollie Doyle on standby to replace Payne

Hollie Doyle on standby to replace Payne

Apprentice Hollie Doyle has been placed on standby in case she is needed to replace an ailing Michelle Payne in ...
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Arbeitsam racehorse

Distance switches no issue for Arbeitsam

Co-trainer Adrian Bott is impressed with the versatility of Arbeitsam ahead of the Premier's Cup Prelude at Rosehill ...
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Diamond Tathagata wins Group 2 Skyline Stakes

Diamond Tathagata to shine on firm ground

Mark Newnham is looking forward to watching Diamond Tathagata perform on a good track when he opens his Golden Rose ...
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Hard Faith wins at Geelong

Fillies emulate their mothers at Geelong

More than eight years after Black Caviar and Absolute Faith scored their first wins at the same race meeting, their ...
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Admire Deus at the Tenno Sho

Admire Deus set to battle ex stablemate

Australian Bloodstock is excited about its purchase of Japanese stayer Admire Deus who is being set for the Caulfield or ...
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Horse training centre at Cranbourne, Victoria

Heavy winter workloads force transfers

Upcoming trials at Cranbourne and a race meeting at Swan Hill have been transferred because of heavy workloads ...
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Black Caviar jockey Luke Nolen

Nolen watches Black Caviar’s daughter win

A light weight has stopped Luke Nolen riding Black Caviar's daughter in her first win at Geelong but the jockey ...
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Trainer Brett Cavanough

Debutant Highway favourite after plunge

Brett Cavanough is confident Another Sin can justify a betting plunge that has the unraced three-year-old favourite for the Highway ...
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Horse trainer Mathew Ellerton

Consistent Confluence chasing first win

Confluence will be trying to convert three second placings into a maiden victory at Flemington ...
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Apprentice jockey James Innes Jnr

Fitness test for apprentice James Innes

Apprentice James Innes Jr will have to pass a fitness test to ride at Rosehill after hurting his shoulder at ...
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Black Caviar foal Oscietra

Black Caviar’s first foal wins at Geelong

Oscietra, the first foal of champion Black Caviar, has won her first race at her second career start at Geelong ...
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Cannyescent wins at Flemington

Four Lindsay Park runners in Aurie’s Star

The Lindsay Park stable has a strong hand in the Group Three Aurie's Star Handicap with four of the 10 ...
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Oscietra, foal of Black Caviar

Black Caviar filly Oscietra notches up win

Three-year-old filly Oscietra, the first foal of champion sprinter Black Caviar, has broken her maiden at Geelong ...
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Oink racehorse

Weight’s right for Oink at Doomben

Trainer Kelly Schweida believes has found the right race at Doomben to get Oink back in the winner's circle ...
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Australian jockey Michelle Payne

Payne cites illness for media incident

Michelle Payne is reported to have stormed out of a media function in England after telling Shergar Cup organisers she ...
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Riyadh

Four in a row would be a dream result

After winning three on the trot and his past two at Flemington, Riyadh will attempt to extend his winning sequence ...
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Bowerman

Bendigo racing free tips, odds and form, Sunday August 13

BETTING on Sunday racing isn't for everyone, but the spring performers are starting to get busy and you'll often find ...
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Catchy

Punters await Guineas decision for Catchy

Blue Diamond Stakes winner Catchy can't run in both the Thousand Guineas and Caulfield Guineas but she's still prominent in ...
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Trainer Robert Heathcote with Buffering

Kubis needs a change of luck at Doomben

Trainer Robert Heathcote rates Kubis the unluckiest horse he has trained but hopes that can change at Doomben ...
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Doomben racecourse in Brisbane, Queensland

Marty set to party at Doomben

First starter Let's Party Marty has attracted plenty of attention ahead of his debut at Doomben with a strong trial ...
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Te Rapa

Te Rapa Racing dispels unofficial claims of an unsafe track

TE Rapa Racing General Manager, Ken Rutherford, has dispelled unofficial claims that the Waikato-based racing surface was unsafe. The claims ...
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Oscietra

Oscietra to resume in Geelong maiden

Three-year-old filly Oscietra, the first foal of champion sprinter Black Caviar, will be out to break her maiden at Geelong ...
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Scottish

Scottish out of Melbourne with injury

Caulfield Cup runner-up Scottish will miss the Melbourne spring carnival after being found to have a recurrence of a fetlock ...
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NSW racing news

Winx arthroscopic surgery revealed

Trainer Chris Waller has told stewards champion mare Winx underwent arthroscopic surgery after her Doncaster win to remove a bone ...
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NSW racing news

Different Moss My Name headed for Rosehill

Cameron Crockett is searching for his second city winner with Moss My Name in the Highway Handicap at Rosehill on ...
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Queensland news

O’Reilly Cyrus on trial for potential Golden Rose berth

LIAM Birchley knows how to set his horses for the big races and he's planning on doing again with talented ...
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NSW racing news

Can Capitalist beat Golden Slipper curse?

Capitalist is set to race for the first time since his Golden Slipper win, a comeback that's marked the beginning ...
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Vic racing

McDonald looking forward to Revolving Door

Revolving Door commences his spring campaign at Caulfield that his trainer Clinton McDonald hopes will end with victory in the ...
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racing news

The Golden Slipper – curse or climax?

With Capitalist returning to the track in the San Domenico Stakes, take a look back at Golden Slipper winners who ...
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NSW racing news

Can Capitalist beat Golden Slipper curse?

Capitalist is set to race for the first time since his Golden Slipper win, a comeback that's marked the beginning ...
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Vic racing tips

P.B. Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield with free tips, odds and form

THE $200,000 P.B. Lawrence Stakes features some of Australia's top spring hopefuls and it runs at 4pm this Saturday at ...
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Vic racing

Cobalt appeals to continue into spring

Racing Victoria chief steward Terry Bailey will give evidence when trainers' cobalt appeals continue next month ...
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Vic racing

Rail move causes delay at Cranbourne

Racing at Cranbourne has gone ahead after the rail was moved out three metres following jockey concerns about safety ...
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Vic racing

Baster leaves tough choice to trainer

Stephen Baster has left a decision on whether he would ride Conscious or Modern Wonder to co-trainer Troy Corstens ...
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Queensland news

Flamboyer to stay home – for now

Trainer Kelly Doughty has opted to keep Flamboyer at home in Brisbane for his next start before putting him up ...
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NSW racing news

Jess Taylor injures wrist in fall

Jockey Jess Taylor appears to have suffered a second broken wrist just weeks after returning from the first injury ...
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Vic racing

Ashby thought labs accredited for cobalt

A former senior steward has agreed the rules of racing were not strictly followed in Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh's ...
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NSW racing news

Manolo Blahniq ready for G3 San Domenico

Manolo Blahniq's long and winding road to Tony Noonan's Mornington stable will continue on Saturday when he lines up in ...
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Vic racing

Fitness of Michelle Payne a concern: owner

Michelle Payne doesn't have the race fitness to ride Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance first-up, managing owner John Richards ...
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Vic racing

Rules ‘broken’ in cobalt case

A former Racing Victoria steward has agreed the rules of racing were not strictly followed in Danny O'Brien and Mark ...
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Queensland news

O’Dea puts Best Case forward at Eagle Farm

Trainer Steve O'Dea has put Best Case over jumps to sharpen him up and expects him to race well at ...
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Vic racing

Tall Ship begins tilt at Melbourne Cup

The Bart Cummings at Flemington is the first target for Tall Ship who kicks off his campaign in the P ...
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Queensland news

O’Reilly Cyrus puts G1 start on line

The Liam Birtchley-trained O'Reilly Cyrus needs to earn prize money at Eagle Farm to help cement a Golden Rose berth ...
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Vic racing

Payne not fit enough for Memsie: owner

The managing owner of Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance says Michelle Payne will not be fit enough to ride ...
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UK News

Kingsgate Native defies age to win

Group One winning sprinter Kingsgate Native has defied his 11 years and staved off retirement with a win at Nottingham ...
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Vic racing

Allen outed for eight meetings at Sandown

Ben Allen is free to take his four rides at Caulfield before starting an eight meeting careless riding suspension from ...
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Precedence aiming at another Cup tilt

Precedence aiming at another Cup tilt

THE Bart and James Cummings-trained Precedence is preparing towards yet another tilt at the Melbourne Cup on November 3. The ...
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