Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 13th April

This day 13th April 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.


Exultant

Exultant builds towards FWD QEII Cup defence, trials on the turf

Exultant, the tough kingpin of Hong Kong’s staying division, took a crucial step closer in his bid to become the ...
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Addeybb

Blinkers To Spark Addeybb In Queen Elizabeth

Star English Raider Addeybb will have blinkers applied for the first time in the highly anticipated Queen Elizabeth Stakes on ...
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Probabeel

Richards excited to dust off passport

Leading New Zealand trainer Jamie Richards has experienced plenty of success in Australia over the last 12 months, he just ...
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Galaxy Raider

Galaxy Raider chases rich prize at Caulfield

With a closing third under the belt at Caulfield, Galaxy Raider is primed for a shot at the VOBIS Gold ...
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Sherwood Forest

Pike’s Australian hopefuls on show at Hastings

Tony Pike is hoping several of his team can book themselves a trip to Australia when they head to Hastings ...
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Eagle Farm tips, best bets and quaddie picks

Eagle Farm racing tips & value bets | Wednesday, April 14

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, top betting tips and quaddie numbers for the Eagle Farm race meeting on Wednesday, ...
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Sir Dragonet

Sir Dragonet Ready For More Group 1 Success

Sir Dragonet has been given a push by jockey Glen Boss on Tuesday morning ahead of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes ...
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Laurant

Gibbs holds strong hand at home meeting

Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs turned his hand to being an arborist at his local track on Tuesday in order to ...
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Starry Legend

Starry Legend primed for The Showdown

Starry Legend will attempt to keep his record intact when he runs in The Showndown at Caulfield ...
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Shazee Lee wins at Hawkesbury

Hawkesbury betting tips & top odds | Wednesday, April 14

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the top odds, best bets and quaddie numbers for the Hawkesbury race meeting on Wednesday, April 14, ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | April 13, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 13, 2021

Today's racing around the country sees three horse racing meetings scheduled for this afternoon, as the racing world prepares for ...
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Starry Legend

Bendigo racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Wednesday, April 14

HorseBetting.com.au brings you all the top odds, best bets and quaddie selections for the eight-race card scheduled for Bendigo on ...
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Wonder Woman - Gal Gadot

Punt Drunk: Apprentice lauded for superhuman effort at Mildura

Punt Drunk brings you some of today's top stories and best bets, including Tatum Bull's incredible effort at Mildura and ...
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Jack Regan

Two on the trot for Jack Regan at Sandown

Jack Regan has finally found form in Australia bringing up a second Sandown win ...
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King's Legacy

King’s Legacy headlines Champagne entries

Last-start Group One winner King's Legacy headlines the nominations for the Champagne Stakes at Randwick ...
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Tofane

Tofane gets another Group 1 chance in All Aged

Four-year-old mare Tofane gets another chance to claim her first Group One win when she steps to 1400m for the ...
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Colette

Cummings unsure of Colette’s spring plans

Australian Oaks winner Colette is among the early favourites for this spring's Caulfield Cup but trainer James Cummings warns she ...
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Charm School

Charm School shows class with Sandown win

Charm School may be destined for bigger and better wins after a strong debut victory at Sandown ...
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The Autumn Sun

Archanna impressive in Warwick Farm debut

The Autumn Sun's three-quarter sister Archanna has made an impressive start to her racing career with a 3-3/4-length win in ...
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The Chosen One

Melbourne Cup chosen aim for Baker/Forsman

Sydney Cup runner-up, New Zealand stayer The Chosen One, will be given another chance in the Melbourne Cup after he ...
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Vow And Declare

Andrew Ramsden option for Vow And Declare

Trainer Danny O'Brien is considering starting Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare in the Andrew Ramsden Stakes ...
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Star studded entries for All Aged

Star studded entries for All Aged

Nominations are strong for the final day of Group One racing at the Sydney autumn carnival's meeting at Randwick ...
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Happy Clapper

Blake Shinn pays tribute to Happy Clapper

Jockey Blake Shinn has paid tribute to Happy Clapper after the nine-year-old gelding's connections announced his retirement ...
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Daring Tact a new star for Japan

Daring Tact a new star for Japan

Daring Tact has emerged as a potential star with victory in the Oka Sho, the Japanese 1000 Guineas, at Hanshin ...
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President’s Choice

President gets Chang’s vote

Trainer Michael Chang appears to have a nice horse on his hands. Pickings have been slim since the days of ...
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Enzemble

Treble as Fortune favours Moreira

Joao Moreira and Zac Purton know that every win is massive in their duel for this season’s champion jockey title, ...
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Antoine Hamelin

Hamelin strikes a debut double at Sha Tin

Antoine Hamelin started his Hong Kong career on the right foot with a pair of wins at Sha Tin yesterday ...
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Jennifer Eccles

Waddell making the most of lockdown limitations

Leading New Zealand rider Jason Waddell is counting his blessings as he adjusts to a radically altered daily routine that ...
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Danzdanzdance

Bax excited for Danzdanzdance’s spring prospects

Part-owner Kylie Bax admitted she was left a little teary-eyed after shouting the house down for her gallant grey mare ...
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Verry Elleegant

Beaten Verry Elleegant brave yet again

Verry Elleegant’s breeder and part-owner Don Goodwin can’t wait until the spring after her gutsy runner-up performance to English raider ...
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White Moss red-hot in G2 Sapphire Stakes

White Moss red-hot in G2 Sapphire Stakes

Tough mare White Moss has taken out the final race on the Queen Elizabeth Stakes program at Randwick ...
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Mark Zahra handed hefty suspension, fine

Mark Zahra handed hefty suspension, fine

Mark Zahra has been given a 25-meeting suspension for careless riding in the first race at Randwick, causing two rival ...
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Trainer Nick Ryan doubles up at Caulfield

Trainer Nick Ryan doubles up at Caulfield

Columbus Circle and Mahamedeis have given local trainer Nick Ryan a day to remember with his first city double at ...
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Miss Leonidas takes out Bel Esprit Stakes

Miss Leonidas takes out Bel Esprit Stakes

The Shaun Dwyer-trained mare Miss Leonidas has claimed her first stakes race victory, leading all the way in the Listed ...
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Waller farewells the horse of a lifetime

Waller farewells the horse of a lifetime

Chris Waller has trained 101 Group One winners with Winx accounting for almost a quarter of that haul ...
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Kenedna.

Kenedna wins the G1 Coolmore Legacy Stakes

Kenedna has won the Coolmore Legacy Stakes, the final Group One race of The Championships at Randwick ...
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Winx proves she's not just a horse

Winx proves she’s not just a horse

Winx has finished one of the greatest careers in Australian horseracing with a trademark barnstorming finish to win her 33rd ...
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Bowman stays grounded amid Winx euphoria

Bowman stays grounded amid Winx euphoria

Winx has given Hugh Bowman the biggest highlights of his career but his family and friends keep the jockey's life ...
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Sydney Cup.

Jay Ford breaks G1 drought in Sydney Cup

Jay Ford has celebrated his first Group One win in almost 10 years winning the Sydney Cup aboard Shraaoh for ...
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Champion mare Winx bows out a winner again

Champion mare Winx bows out a winner again

Champion Winx has thrilled a huge crowd at Randwick with her powerful win in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes in her ...
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How Winx's 33-race win streak has unfolded

How Winx’s 33-race win streak has unfolded

Winx has claimed her 33rd straight race in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick ...
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Winx and her place in Australian racing

Winx and her place in Australian racing

Winx's third Queen Elizabeth Stakes is her 25th Group One win and 33rd victory in succession ...
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From Within confirms path to winter riches

From Within confirms path to winter riches

The decision to remove ear muffs from the racing gear of From With has proved a winner as the mare ...
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Shraaoh takes out $2 million Sydney Cup

Shraaoh takes out $2 million Sydney Cup

Shraaoh has won the $2 million Sydney Cup, beating Vengeur Masque and Glory Days in the 3200m race ...
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Secret Blaze sets up SA Derby aspirations

Secret Blaze sets up SA Derby aspirations

South Australian-based Tony McEvoy is eyeing off victory in his hometown Derby after Secret Blaze won the Galilee Series Final ...
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Verry Elleegant stamps class in Oaks win

Verry Elleegant stamps class in Oaks win

Verry Elleegant has won the ATC Australian Oaks, a Group One staying test for three-year-old fillies ...
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Winx continues winning streak to the end

Winx continues winning streak to the end

Winx has won her 33rd race in a row, taking out the Queen Elizabeth Stakes in the celebrated racehorse's final ...
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Steel Prince makes it three straight wins

Steel Prince makes it three straight wins

Steel Prince has made it three wins from as many starts since joining the Anthony Freedman stable, racing to a ...
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Classique Legend bounces back at Randwick

Classique Legend bounces back at Randwick

Trainer Les Bridge is hoping Classique Legend's Randwick win will help convince his owner to keep the horse in Australia ...
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Verry Elleegant wins the Australian Oaks

Verry Elleegant wins the Australian Oaks

Verry Elleegant has won the ATC Australian Oaks, a Group One staying test for three-year-old fillies ...
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Another Truly good win for Discreet family

Another Truly good win for Discreet family

Trainer Dan O'Sullivan hopes to be back at Caulfield on VOBIS Gold day with Truly Discreet after the mare took ...
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Anaheed wins Group Two Percy Sykes Stakes

Anaheed wins Group Two Percy Sykes Stakes

Anaheed has been rewarded for her tough two-year-old campaign with victory in the Group Two Percy Sykes Stakes at Randwick ...
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Sacrifices pay in $500k Provincial Final

Sacrifices pay in $500k Provincial Final

Bernie Kelly has given it everything to get Bobbing to the Provincial Championships Final and it was all worth it ...
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Super Seth impresses in Caulfield victory

Super Seth impresses in Caulfield victory

Two-year-old Super Seth has backed up a six-length debut victory at Ballarat with another impressive display to storm home and ...
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A first for Cassidy with Snowden stable

A first for Cassidy with Snowden stable

Veteran jockey Larry Cassidy has had a career-first, riding a winner for trainer Peter Snowden on promising galloper Spin ...
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Trainer Gary Newham resumes winning ways

Trainer Gary Newham resumes winning ways

Gary Newham has a genuine Queensland Oaks filly in Winning Ways who beat older horses at Eagle Farm ...
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Dramatic start to 2nd day of Championships

Dramatic start to 2nd day of Championships

Power Scheme has won the opening event at Randwick on Queen Elizabeth Stakes day but the race has been marred ...
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Longbottom defies sub-standard trackwork

Longbottom defies sub-standard trackwork

Scone filly Longbottom made a mockery of her poor trackwork with an impressive win at Eagle Farm ...
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Devil's Temptation underlines potential

Devil’s Temptation underlines potential

Smart two-year-old Devil's Temptation finally got a chance to show his ability with a win at Eagle Farm ...
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Injured strapper making progress

Injured strapper making progress

A strapper hurt in an incident at the Warwick Farm races has a small pelvic fracture but has escaped any ...
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Fab's Cowboy chases another title

Fab’s Cowboy chases another title

Prolific country winner Fab's Cowboy can take a step to regaining his crown as the horse winning most races in ...
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Unforgotten has history for Oaks success

Unforgotten has history for Oaks success

Chris Waller is confident Unforgotten can handle a step up in distance for her latest Group One assignment in the ...
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QRIC

Mark and Ben Currie front stewards

Ben Currie and his father Mark have fronted stewards for a second time in an inquiry into activities at their ...
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Winx to race with synthetic hoof filler

Winx to race with synthetic hoof filler

Winx will race with synthetic hoof filler on her near hind foot when she lines upfor the Queen Elizabeth Stakes ...
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Just Dreaming heads Lees Provincial bid

Just Dreaming heads Lees Provincial bid

Kris Lees hopes Hugh Bowman can overcome a tough draw for Just Dreaming so she can justify her favouritism for ...
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Second best a successful day for Condon

Second best a successful day for Condon

The $755,000 runner's-up cheque will justify the expense and effort to bring Success Days from Ireland to line up against ...
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Greycliffe

Seymour meeting moved after turf problems

Echuca will take over the upcoming Seymour meeting after the track disappointed participants and officials at its return meeting ...
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Almandin with chance to add Sydney Cup

Almandin with chance to add Sydney Cup

The 2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin is favourite to add a Sydney Cup to his record when he runs under ...
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William Thomas in top order for Caulfield

William Thomas in top order for Caulfield

William Thomas will be attempting his third win from four starts when he tackles 1200 metres for the first time ...
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Houtzen on target for Arrowfield

Houtzen on target for Arrowfield

Gold Coast filly Houtzen can take a step to retaining her place in The Everest when she backs up quickly ...
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Silent Sedition ready for Sydney G1 race

Silent Sedition ready for Sydney G1 race

After finishing fourth as favourite a year ago, quality mare Silent Sedition is back for another crack at the Group ...
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Blue Jay Way after black-type at Caulfield

Blue Jay Way after black-type at Caulfield

One thing Grahame Begg knows about filly Blue Jay Way is she will appreciate every metre of the 2400m of ...
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Protest to relish bigger Coast track

Protest to relish bigger Coast track

The Bryan and Daniel Guy training partnership believe a big track will help Protest make a mockery of her odds ...
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Japan's Pre Stwick primed for Cup raid

Japan’s Pre Stwick primed for Cup raid

Visiting trainer Yoshinori Muto is seeking his maiden Group One success with Pre Stwick, the first Japanese stayer to contest ...
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Caulfield betting tips & full form for Saturday, April 14

Caulfield betting tips & full form for Saturday, April 14

MELBOURNE racing this weekend is at Caulfield and the punters have a strong nine race card to look forward to ...
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Ben Currie

QRIC stands down two Currie stable staff

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has stood down two employees of trainer Ben Currie as it continues an inquiry into ...
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Cranbourne betting

Cranbourne market movers for Friday night, April 13

CRANBOURNE is back this Friday night and the punters have shopped early ahead of the opener. We have your tips ...
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Cruz's Exultant ready QEII Cup

Cruz’s Exultant ready QEII Cup

Trainer Tony Cruz is looking forward to seeing what his exciting four-year-old Exultant can do over a longer stretch of ...
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Group 1 tips for Day two of The Championships

Group 1 tips for Day two of The Championships

AFTER a difficult first day of The Championships punters get a chance to atone on day two of the Grand ...
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All In Vogue set to strike a pose in another Cup feature this Saturday

All In Vogue set to strike a pose in another Cup feature this Saturday

Kevin Gray is mindful of making the most of autumn opportunities for All In Vogue as the Pins mare shoots ...
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Prom Queen ready to dance her way to Brisbane Winter Carnival

Prom Queen ready to dance her way to Brisbane Winter Carnival

The Brisbane winter carnival is on the cards for talented three-year-old filly Prom Queen, but she will need to perform ...
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Te Rapa race the likely goal for Chicane

Te Rapa race the likely goal for Chicane

The Ross McCarroll-trained Chicane has been dual nominated for both Te Rapa and Hastings meetings on Saturday, but her trainer ...
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Wangaratta market movers for Friday, April 13

Wangaratta market movers for Friday, April 13

WANGARATTA is hosting racing this Friday and the punters have made their moves early in the piece. Let's take a ...
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Corey Brown rides through pain barrier

Corey Brown rides through pain barrier

Corey Brown has had to have his ribs manipulated into place to be fit to ride at Randwick on day ...
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Rodd encourages Doughty's hopes

Rodd encourages Doughty’s hopes

Encouraging words from multiple Group One-winning jockey Michael Rodd have boosted trainer Kelly Doughty's confidence with unbeaten two-year-old Blue Book ...
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Nicky Henderson

Might Bite wins for Henderson at Aintree

Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up has gone one better in the Betway Bowl on the first day of the Grand National ...
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Invader ridden by Hugh Bowman

Invader eyes Champagne celebration

The absence of promising filly Frolic has boosted ATC Sires' Produce Stakes winner Invader's hopes of claiming consecutive Group One ...
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No X-factor but a Win still the goal

No X-factor but a Win still the goal

Sydney's champion trainer Chris Waller contemplates a lower key meeting at Randwick a week after watching Winx extend her astounding ...
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Atomic Kitten

Brent Stanley sings praises of Atomic Kitten in winning return

FORMER Caulfield Cup-winning jockey turned trainer Brent Stanley scored his first success in over a year after spending nine months ...
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Randwick track a 'heavy 9'

Randwick track a ‘heavy 9’

The track at Randwick Racecourse is rated a "heavy 9" ahead of the All-Aged and Champagne stakes on Saturday ...
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Steel Zip to back up at Doomben

Steel Zip to back up at Doomben

Steel Zip has done so well since an unplaced run in the Weetwood he will break his usual pattern and ...
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Champagne Stakes facts and figures

Champagne Stakes facts and figures

Some statistics on the Group One Champagne Stakes for two-year-olds ...
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Rocket Commander returns to Caulfield

Rocket Commander returns to Caulfield

Canberra-trained mare Rocket Commander will head to Caulfield for the third time this season for a crack at the Group ...
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The dangers of being a jockey

The dangers of being a jockey

The National Jockeys Trust has released startling statistics on the dangers jockeys face, saying that about 200 jockeys are injured ...
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NSW jockey to be farewelled in Tamworth

NSW jockey to be farewelled in Tamworth

NSW jockey Darren Jones will be farewelled in Tamworth later this month after he was killed in a three-horse fall ...
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RV seeks leave to appeal cobalt decision

RV seeks leave to appeal cobalt decision

Racing Victoria is seeking leave to appeal to the Supreme Court the VCAT decision which upheld trainer Mark Kavanagh and ...
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Weight's right for Brad Pengelly

Weight’s right for Brad Pengelly

Jockey Brad Pengelly has shown his respect for speedy mare Tumbler by committing to ride her at 54kg at Doomben ...
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Moody

Racing NSW becoming a monopoly according to Peter Moody

FORMER trainer Peter Moody has slammed Racing Victoria in the fears that Racing NSW will soon have a monopoly on ...
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Easter Cup at Caulfield form, odds and free tips, April 15

Easter Cup at Caulfield form, odds and free tips, April 15

IT'S Easter time and what better way to celebrate than backing a winner in the Group 3 Easter Cup at ...
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Search for preferred track continues

Search for preferred track continues

The frustrating wait for retirement-bound Preferment continues unless track conditions improve for the Japan Racing Association Plate at Randwick ...
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Matt Dunn to get dual boost

Matt Dunn to get dual boost

Trainer Matt Dunn is back on track after floods damaged his stables and has two top chances in Realing and ...
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Oscietra's work to decide Adelaide start

Oscietra’s work to decide Adelaide start

Black Caviar's first-born Oscietra has had her second jump-out this year and could be seen next at the Adelaide carnival ...
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Royal Randwick

All Ages Stakes betting guide with form and free tips, April 15

THE Sydney autumn carnival continues this week at Randwick which features the Group 1 All Aged Stakes and the Group ...
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Aussie trainer Gask heading home from UK

Aussie trainer Gask heading home from UK

Australian trainer Jeremy Gask has confirmed he is ending his 10-year spell in the UK and will return back home ...
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NSW racing news

Sofia Rosa delayed in Sydney

Australian Oaks winner Sofia Rosa's return to New Zealand has been delayed by an accidental overdose of a pre-flight bug ...
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Vic racing tips

Free quaddie selections for Friday April 15 races at Cranbourne

THE bookmakers offer big quaddie pools on most Australian meetings and this week we're targeting the Cranbourne night meeting on ...
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NSW racing news

Four winners for Godolphin at Warwick Farm

Godolphin has prepared the winners of the first four races at Warwick Farm, headlined by promising two-year-old colt Radcliffe ...
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Vic racing

Peter Moody cobalt saga finally closed

Racing Victoria stewards have decided to not appeal the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board's decision to suspend Peter Moody ...
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NSW racing news

McDonald rides 5 winners at Warwick Farm

Leading Sydney jockey James McDonald has enjoyed a stellar day in the saddle, riding five winners at Warwick Farm ...
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Vic racing

Sistine Demon out to break long drought

Sistine Demon hasn't won for two years and trainer Andrew Noblet is hoping some beach work can turn around his ...
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NSW racing news

Setback for Champagne Stakes favourite

Champagne Stakes favourite Yankee Rose has had a setback in track work, but is still on target to contest the ...
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Queensland news

Coolring draws well in Weetwood Handicap

Sydney trainer Bjorn Baker is looking forward to his first Toowoomba race meeting with Coolring a big chance in the ...
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Vic racing

RV stewards won’t appeal Moody suspension

Racing Victoria stewards have decided they won't appeal the suspension handed out to Peter Moody by the Racing Appeals and ...
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NSW racing news

Track work clue to Goldstream Aust debut

The Kris Lees-trained Goldstream will provide an international flavour to the All Aged Stakes, the last Group One race of ...
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Vic racing

Urban Ruler to make city debut

Urban Ruler impressed his trainer with a debut win at Ballarat and will be out to remain unbeaten when he ...
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NSW racing news

Eight to run in G1 All Aged Stakes

Three-year-old filly Perignon is among eight acceptances for the All Aged Stakes at Randwick, the final Sydney Group One race ...
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Vic racing

Dee fails in bid to reduce suspension

Michael Dee has lost out in his bid to have a suspension reduced in a hearing by the Racing Appeals ...
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Vic racing

Dee appeals severity of 10-meeting ban

Apprentice Michael Dee has lodged an appeal over the severity of a 10-meeting careless riding suspension ...
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NSW racing news

Big support for Malaguerra in G1 All Aged

Malaguerra has attracted support to topple All Aged Stakes favourite Press Statement as the sprinter faces the sternest test of ...
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