Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 15th August

This day 15th 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.


Grafton betting preview, top tips & odds | Monday 16/8/2021

Grafton betting preview, top tips & odds | Monday 16/8/2021

HorseBetting's New South Wales horse racing analyst presents his best bets, top odds and quaddie selections for the eight-race card ...
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Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Monday, August 16

Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Monday, August 16

HorseBetting's Victorian racing tipster brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the Ballarat meeting on Monday, ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 15, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 15, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees seven meetings being held around the country on this Saturday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Elephant

Elephant makes hefty impact at Caulfield

Cambridge raider Elephant made his presence felt at Caulfield on Saturday when making an impressive start to his Australian spring ...
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Justaskme

Justaskme gains Riccarton revenge

Taranaki galloper Justaskme gained a measure of revenge for an unlucky effort in last week’s Group 3 Winter Cup (1600m) ...
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Marchioness

Marchioness backs up trial form with Te Rapa victory

An eye-catching trial win over new stablemate Catalyst at Cambridge last week indicated promising mare Marchioness was ready to win ...
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Tallyho Twinkletoe

Champion jumper salutes in Grand National Steeplechase

An excited flourish of the whip by Shaun Phelan as he crossed the finish line said it all as champion ...
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Savatiano

Zahra rides feature double for Godolphin

Top jockey Mark Zahra was thankful to get the chance to ride for Godolphin and he didn't let them down ...
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North Pacific

Rising star North Pacific on Golden path

Hawkes Racing are renowned for their success with well-bred colts and the trainers look to have another budding star in ...
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Michael Rodd

Michael Rodd back in town with stakes win

Lindsay Park was heading to a maiden with Bella Nipotina but an impressive trial persuaded them to tackle the Quezette ...
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Hyeronimus puts dramas aside to land win

Hyeronimus puts dramas aside to land win

Jockey Adam Hyeronimus has cast aside a dramatic week to post a victory aboard tough Tulloch Lodge gelding Taikomochi at ...
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Masked Crusader impressive despite defeat

Masked Crusader impressive despite defeat

Godolphin mare Varda has continued her unbeaten winter run to claim the scalp of odds-on favourite Masked Crusader, who was ...
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Bless Her makes it five on end for Eden

Bless Her makes it five on end for Eden

After improved mare Bless Her made it five wins from five starts this campaign, her trainer Shea Eden will set ...
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Winx

Winx, Waller big winners at NSW awards

Winx has again been honoured as the NSW champion horse of the year for her final season on the track ...
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Duretto

Import Duretto in race return for Cumani

Last year's Caulfield Cup fourth placegetter Duretto will make his return from injury in a 1600m race at Caulfield having ...
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Cox Plate bonus offer for Juddmonte winner

Cox Plate bonus offer for Juddmonte winner

Besides the $3 million first prize, a bonus cheque of $2 million will be paid to the Juddmonte International winner ...
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(Sir) Charles Road

Charles sets off on road to the Cup

Lance O'Sullivan, who trains in partnership with Andrew Scott, has little expectation of his talented stayer Charles Road as he ...
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Acting

More Australian success for Waikato Stud

An impressive winning double in Australia this week bodes well for a big spring carnival for the white, blue and ...
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Vernanme

Big spring tipped for Vernanme

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh stepped out three of his stable stars at the Avondale trials on Tuesday and he is ...
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Coleraine to host Cranbourne jumps trials

Coleraine to host Cranbourne jumps trials

A wet week has resulted in the transfer of the Cranbourne jumps schools to Coleraine and a change of date ...
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Melody Belle

Te Akau duo to go head-to-head at Te Rapa

Melody Belle will attempt to defend her title in the Group 2 U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at ...
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Hartnell

Hartnell thriving ahead of latest campaign

For the third year in a row, the Group Two PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield will be used to launch ...
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Jumps schools moved for Cranbourne trials

Jumps schools moved for Cranbourne trials

A wet week has resulted in the transfer of jumps schools to Coleraine as Cranbourne is set to hold an ...
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Lyre

Quezette return for Group 1-winning filly Lyre

Group One-winning filly Lyre will launch her spring campaign in the Group Three Quezette Stakes at Caulfield on a path ...
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Peter Robl

Robl 3YO ready to fire on All Cylinders

All Cylinders will make a low-key return on the Kensington track after his trainer resisted the temptation to kick him ...
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Mark Zahra

Lindsay Park pair set for Regal Roller bid

Fundamentalist and Long Leaf are set to commence their spring campaigns for Lindsay Park in the Listed Regal Roller Stakes ...
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James Cummings

Wren’s Day set to step out for Godolphin

Boasting form lines that would stand up anywhere around the globe, expectations are high for Wren's Day this spring ...
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Kim Waugh

Kim Waugh to unveil new stable addition

Kim Waugh hopes recent purchase Venezuela can continue her good luck with former Lloyd Williams-owned gallopers ...
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Jamie Kah

Kah reunites with Harlem in Group 2 feature

After a hit-and-run mission to England for the Shergar Cup, Jamie Kah is back in Melbourne preparing for the spring ...
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Manaya

Costa hopes Manaya can extend racing days

Trainer Michael Costa hopes smart mare Manaya can earn another year of racing by winning at Eagle Farm ...
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Stephanie Thornton

Thornton and O’Dea to star at Eagle Farm

Former Melbourne apprentice Stephanie Thornton will lift her profile for a Brisbane stay with six rides at Eagle Farm ...
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Cadogan

Cadogan set to return after virus setback

Promising gelding Cadogan will be eased into his latest campaign after recovering from a bad virus ...
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Dual Group 1 winner She Will Reign retired

Dual Group 1 winner She Will Reign retired

Dual Group One winner She Will Reign has run her last race with connections ending her campaign following the detection ...
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Jockey Michael Dee

Winner and a suspension for Dee at Sandown

Jockey Michael Dee rode the final winner at the Sandown midweek card before stewards suspended him for 10 meetings on ...
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Declarationofheart impresses at Sandown

Declarationofheart impresses at Sandown

Lightly raced colt Declarationofheart has remained unbeaten with a first-up win at Sandown and will be put on a path ...
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Milestone city win for Darose and Doodt

Milestone city win for Darose and Doodt

Parwan Prince has given Jade Darose her first city win as a trainer, with the midweek victory also a metropolitan ...
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Well-bred Miss Fabulass in Canterbury win

Well-bred Miss Fabulass in Canterbury win

Miss Fabulass, the best-bred horse at Canterbury, has come away with the type of win expected from an odds-on favourite ...
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Horse trainer Ciaron Maher

Maher workers take honours in Mongol Derby

Trainer Ciaron Maher may have missed his chance at the Mongol Derby but his replacement Adrian Corboy and Annabel Neasham ...
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Chris So’s team is getting on-track at the Conghua Training Centre

Chris So’s team is getting on-track at the Conghua Training Centre

There are 18 days left on the countdown to the start of Hong Kong’s 2018/19 racing season and Chris So ...
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Godolphin confirm Kementari for Winx clash

Godolphin confirm Kementari for Winx clash

Godolphin star Kementari will take his place against Winx at Randwick as the great mare chases her 26th consecutive win ...
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Lindsay Park duo lock horns in Vain Stakes

Lindsay Park duo lock horns in Vain Stakes

Long Leaf and Tony Nicconi will represent Lindsay Park when they line up against each in the Vain Stakes at ...
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Import Meccabah's future in owner's hands

Import Meccabah’s future in owner’s hands

Trainer Matt Dunn will leave it up to owner John Haseler whether impressive former English mare Meccabah races on after ...
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Savvy Coup on target for Tarzino Trophy

Savvy Coup on target for Tarzino Trophy

Savvy Coup is on track to continue along the Group 1 path at Hastings on September 1. Trainers Michael and ...
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Hey Doc wins the G1 Manikato

Hey Doc fresh in Sandown race day gallop

Dual Group One winner Hey Doc has had a gallop between races at Sandown as he prepares for his return ...
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Walker looking to be the Boss in Lawrence

Walker looking to be the Boss in Lawrence

Michael Walker will team with his Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss when the four-year-old resumes in the Group Two PB ...
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Saint Emilion nearing return

Saint Emilion nearing return

Group One winner Saint Emilion and stablemate Highlad took positive steps toward a possible return to racing at Te Rapa ...
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Williams lands plum Caulfield Cup mount

Williams lands plum Caulfield Cup mount

Craig Williams has been announced as the Caulfield Cup jockey for Kings Will Dream but won't ride the horse in ...
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Interesting Affair awaits new Marsh runner

Interesting Affair awaits new Marsh runner

Stephen Marsh admits he’s under a bit of pressure with his Singapore arrival War Affair in the Group 2 Lisa ...
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Ex-Perth mare poised for Queensland debut

Ex-Perth mare poised for Queensland debut

Stakes-winning Perth mare Volkoff will kick off her Queensland campaign for new trainers Bryan and Dan Guy at the Gold ...
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Qld stewards issue further arsenic warning

Qld stewards issue further arsenic warning

A horse trained in country NSW has become the latest Queensland winner to return a positive swab to arsenic ...
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Trainer-breeder Ken "Tubby" Turner dies

Trainer-breeder Ken “Tubby” Turner dies

A funeral service for trainer and breeder Ken "Tubby" Turner's will be held in Brisbane ...
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Ten rivals for Winx at Randwick

Ten rivals for Winx at Randwick

Winx will have 10 rivals including Kementari at Randwick when she bids to set an Australian record of 26 consecutive ...
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Former trainer Bastiman outed for cobalt

Former trainer Bastiman outed for cobalt

Former trainer Robin Bastiman has been disqualified for three years after administering a horse with a substance that contained elevated ...
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Godolphin star Hartnell

Hartnell has a good look at Caulfield

Hartnell has been been given a solo gallop at Caulfield in preparation for the Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes ...
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Wells chases a third National at Ballarat

Wells chases a third National at Ballarat

A strong list of nominations has been taken for the all-jumps meeting at Ballarat featuring the Grand National Steeplechase ...
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Champagne Cuddles after black-type

Champagne Cuddles after black-type

Champagne Cuddles will make her black-type debut for Warwick Farm trainer Bjorn Baker in the Group Two Silver Shadow Stakes ...
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Jockey Thomas Sadler

Sadler rides at Sale ahead of Sydney move

After more than a month on the sidelines Tom Sadler is set to make his return to race riding at ...
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quaddie of the week

Sale quaddie tips, form & specials for Thursday, August 17

After a heart-breaking miss at Kembla Grange last week, we are back in country Victoria this Thursday with quaddie picks ...
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Bonnie Sare at Tamworth

Winx presents a Bonnie opportunity

The lure of watching Winx at Randwick has influenced Allan Foran to make a rare trip to Sydney from Inverell ...
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Lankan Rupee wins TJ Smith Stakes

Adelaide gets the tick for Lankan Rupee

Lankan Rupee will have his first start in Adelaide when he runs in the weight-for-age Spring Stakes at Morphettville ...
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British champion Frankel

Frankel colt Merovee scores at Newcastle

Hugh Bowman has praised the way Merovee has fought back over the final 100m at Newcastle to become Frankel's first ...
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Songlike at Randwick

Baker rapt with trio as O’Shea returns

Bjorn Baker is confident his three runners at Canterbury will feature prominently at a meeting which also heralds a return ...
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Bott Waterhouse horse trainers

NZ racing wrap: Ugo Foscolo impresses at trials

Ugo Foscolo is trialling well, star trainee Jacob Lowry is heading across the ditch and Kaharau's trainers are hoping softer ...
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NZ horse El Pescado

El Pescado loving central districts life

GROUP one performer El Pescado is set to make a big impact in the spring after making the switch to ...
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Light campaign the key for Five To Midnight

Light campaign the key for Five To Midnight

Trainer Lisa Latta is wary of overworking her five-year-old star at the Hawke's Bay carnival, with the Livamol Classic in ...
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Trapeze Artist wins at Canberra

Trapeze Artist to swing into action

Trapeze Artist will be out to give the Gerald Ryan stable a second three-year-old feature win for the new season ...
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HB Twitter wrap

Saturday features dominate the headlines on social media

The main events at Flemington and Rosehill took out top billing on social media as we unearth the best Twitter ...
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Andrew Mallyon on Esperance

Sandown a guide to Esperance’s ability

The Godolphin stable is looking to three-year-old Esperance to bring his country form to town when he runs at Sandown ...
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Kobayashi racehorse

Corstens excited ahead of Kobayashi return

Troy Corstens has a big opinion of stakes-winning colt Kobayashi who will be out to make an immediate impression as ...
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Australian jockey Michelle Payne

Michelle Payne to miss Kaspersky ride

Martin Harley will partner Kaspersky in the Hungerford Stakes after Michelle Payne ruled herself out because of illness ...
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NSW racing news

Winx is coming to Randwick

Winx is fit and healthy for her return to racing in the Wariwck Stakes as the champion mare tries to ...
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NSW racing news

Slots looking for lucky last in Toy Show

Connections will bid Slots an emotional farewell from racing when she retires to stud after the Listed Toy Show Quality ...
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Vic racing

Brothers among Moonee Valley nominations

Power Trip and his elder brother Beau Rada are among the nominations for stakes races at Moonee Valley ...
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Vic racing

Valley pair returning to go one better

Well Sprung and Just Magical almost provided Lyn Tolson and Leonie Proctor with a memorable day at Moonee Valley a ...
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NSW racing news

Winx is coming to Randwick

Winx is fit and healthy for her return to racing in the Wariwck Stakes as the champion mare tries to ...
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Vic racing

Dee holds strong whip hand with Weir

Apprentice Michael Dee has impressed leading trainer Darren Weir with the young rider making his mark early in the season ...
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Queensland news

Zelady’s Night Out runs for Gollan

Premier Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan is hoping for a winning start to his new Sydney venture when Zelady's Night Out ...
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NSW racing news

Winx leads nine Warwick Stakes nominations

The Chris Waller-trained superstar mare Winx has been nominated alongside four stablemates for the Group Two Warwick Stakes ...
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NSW racing news

Protectionist wins European Group One race

Protectionist, the 2014 Melbourne Cup winner, has won his first European Group One race but is unlikely to return to ...
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UK News

Another British stayer for Chris Waller

British stayer Regal Monarch has won at Pontefract, his final start before he travels to Australia to join the Chris ...
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NSW racing news

Craig Williams to ride in Japan series

Premier Melbourne jockey Craig Williams will compete for the ninth time in the World All Stars series in Japan ...
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UK News

Willie Mullins eyes Melbourne with Warrior

Trainer Willie Mullins is eyeing the Melbourne Cup with dual-purpose performer Clondaw Warrior following his second in the American St ...
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