Horse Racing History: Today in racing 16th February

This day 16th February 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.


Ipswich Turf Club

Ipswich horse racing preview & best odds | Wednesday 17/2/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Wednesday's race meeting at Ipswich Turf Club in ...
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Hightail

Randwick-Kensington betting tips & odds | Wednesday 17/2/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and top quaddie picks for Wednesday's race meeting on the Kensington track ...
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Strathalbyn Racing Club

Strathalbyn betting preview & top tips | Wednesday 17/2/21

Horsebetting's betting experts bring you all the top tip, value bets and quaddie selections all around Australia, including Strathalbyn's race ...
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Litt Considers Hobartville Start For Duke

Litt Considers Hobartville Start For Duke

Trainer Richard Litt is keeping his options open with promising three-year-old Black Duke, who holds a nomination for the Hobartville ...
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Artorius

Colt Can Sparkle Despite Unorthodox Prep

The Anthony and Sam Freedman camp are hoping for a high pressure Blue Diamond Stakes for Artorius, who will bid ...
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Danielle Johnson

Johnson keen to make history at Te Aroha

The significance of riding 1000 New Zealand winners is dawning on Cambridge jockey Danielle Johnson. Johnson sits on 999 wins ...
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Catalyst

Spring targets for Catalyst

A spring resumption is likely for talented galloper Catalyst. The son of Darci Brama had two interrupted preparations in Australia ...
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Aimee’s Jewel

Aimee’s Jewel joins Victorian stable

Group Three-winning mare Aimee’s Jewel has joined the stable of Kyneton trainer Charles Cassar as she looks to add Australian ...
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Royal Performer

Riddell savours successful day at Te Rapa

Jonathan Riddell didn’t have a great start at Te Rapa on Saturday, failing to make the weight for two of ...
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Erector wins at Sandown

Sandown top picks, best value bets & top odds | Wednesday 17/2/21

HorseBetting's punting experts bring you all the top tips, value bets, best odds & quaddie selections for racing around Australia, ...
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Mozzarella

Northern features beckon promising juvenile

Nick Wigley and Kayla Milnes had an exciting spring with stakes-winning three-year-old Matchmaker, and now promising two-year-old Mozzarella is giving ...
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Vito Corleone - The Godfather

Punt Drunk: Has Tabcorp received an offer it can’t refuse?

Punt Drunk takes a look at the biggest stories in racing from the last 24 hours, including Entain's mega buyout ...
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Beauty Smile

Tony Cruz and Matthew Chadwick combine with Beauty Smile to win Chinese New Year Cup

Tony Cruz maintains Beauty Smile is still a work in progress after the Irish import’s dominant performance to claim the ...
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Royal Performer

First Group One thrill for trainer Vance

Former champion jockey Bob Vance got to experience the thrill of winning a Group One race from the other side ...
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Les Crayeres

Les Crayeres provides pick me up for Kelso

Trainers Ken and Bev Kelso left Te Rapa racecourse on Saturday evening with mixed emotions after contrasting performances from their ...
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Avantage

Richards experiences racings highs and lows

On a day that promised much, Te Akau Racing trainer Jamie Richards was left wondering what might have been when ...
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Warwick Top Tips, Best Value Bets & Quaddie | Tuesday, 16/02/21

Warwick Top Tips, Best Value Bets & Quaddie | Tuesday, 16/02/21

Horsebetting's betting experts bring you all the top tips, value bets and quaddie selections for racing all of across Australia ...
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Julian Rock

Julian Rock, Al Mah Haha first into final

Julian Rock and Al Mah Haha have become the first two qualifiers for the NSW Country Championship final via the ...
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Bivouac

Bivouac early favourite for Oakleigh Plate

Three-year-old colt Bivouac is the favourite ahead of nominations for the Group One Oakleigh Plate with three-year-old filly Anaheed another ...
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Alabama Express

Options remain open for Orr Stakes winner

Alabama Express will be nominated for the Futurity Stakes but options remain open for the Group One-winning colt's next assignment ...
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Moira Murdoch

Murdoch’s name in lights again with Polzeath

Twenty-six years on from her famous Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) victory with Solvit, Moira Murdoch’s beach training regime is ...
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Rulership

Snowden waiting on Rulership Diamond start

Rulership is in perfect shape ahead of the Blue Diamond Stakes but connections of the two-year-old are sweating on the ...
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Doomben

More twilight meetings likely for Doomben

More twilight meetings are likely for Doomben next season after a test proved partly successful despite some setbacks with the ...
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Fierce Impact

Smith facing a Fierce Group One decision

The Group One Futurity Stakes remains on the agenda for Fierce Impact, pending an important trackwork hit-out at Warwick Farm ...
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Anthony Freedman

Freedman delighted with Chenier’s return

Chenier has stamped himself as an Australian Guineas contender with his third behind Alligator Blood and Catalyst in his first ...
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Vladivostok

Campbell to provide triple threat in Derby

A comprehensive victory against the older horses at Ellerslie on Saturday is likely to result in three-year-old Vladivostok taking his ...
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Dragon Leap

Waddell confirmed for Dragon Leap in Derby

In-form jockey Jason Waddell has been confirmed as the rider for Dragon Leap in the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand ...
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Catalyst

Battle lost but war far from over for Catalyst

While rugged Queenslander Alligator Blood may have taken out the first skirmish with classy New Zealand contender Catalyst, Kiwi trainer ...
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Brendan Parnell

Free to air TV interested in Queensland Racing

The three free-to-air television networks have shown interest in screening Queensland racing ...
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Cyrname recovering from Ascot fall

Cyrname recovering from Ascot fall

Paul Nicholls has described star steeplechaser Cyrname's escape from injury in a fall at Ascot as the biggest winner of ...
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Saudi Arabia Shines In Sharjah’s Inaugural Gcc Cup

Saudi Arabia Shines In Sharjah’s Inaugural Gcc Cup

The inaugural running of the GCC Cup was the highlight of Saturday afternoon’s race meeting at the Sharjah Equestrian and ...
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Alassio wins Triscay on seven-day back-up

Alassio wins Triscay on seven-day back-up

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Alassio has won the Group Three Triscay Stakes at Randwick, a week after claiming ...
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Nakeeta Jane confirms Oaks plans in G2 win

Nakeeta Jane confirms Oaks plans in G2 win

Nakeeta Jane has rocketed to the top of the market for the Australian Oaks after her win in the Group ...
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How Winx's 30-race win streak has unfolded

How Winx’s 30-race win streak has unfolded

Winx has claimed her 30th straight race in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick ...
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In Her Time wins Group 1 Lightning Stakes

In Her Time wins Group 1 Lightning Stakes

In Her Time has held off the late finishing burst of Godolphin galloper Osborne Bulls to claim the Group One ...
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Cassidy, Cahill one-two an omen for NZ bid

Cassidy, Cahill one-two an omen for NZ bid

Jockeys Larry Cassidy and Michael Cahill hope they can repeat their Doomben quinella in a Group One race in New ...
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Tassie gelding wins Flemington Group Three

Tassie gelding wins Flemington Group Three

The Scott Brunton-trained The Inevitable has made it five wins from six starts, stepping up in his first Melbourne race ...
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Currie asks to defer show cause hearing

Currie asks to defer show cause hearing

Lawyers for Ben Currie have asked for a show cause hearing for the Toowoomba trainer be deferred ...
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Winx extends her winning sequence to 30

Winx extends her winning sequence to 30

Winx has returned as the champion she is, easing past her Apollo Stakes rivals for a smooth victory to take ...
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Clipperton off the Group mark for autumn

Clipperton off the Group mark for autumn

A couple of weeks after returning home to Sydney from Hong Kong, Sam Clipperton has shown he will be a ...
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In Her Time wins the Group One Lightning

In Her Time wins the Group One Lightning

In Her Time has won the Group One Lightning Stakes, beating Osborne Bulls and Sunlight in the weight-for-age sprint race ...
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Winx claims Apollo for 30 wins in a row

Winx claims Apollo for 30 wins in a row

Winx's winning streak has continued with the champion racemare making it 30 victories on end in taking out the Apollo ...
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Amphitrite impresses in Flemington return

Amphitrite impresses in Flemington return

The former Darren Weir-trained Amphitrite looks assured of a good autumn campaign after recording an impressive first-up win in The ...
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Microphone dominant in Talindert Stakes

Microphone dominant in Talindert Stakes

Godolphin colt Microphone has raced to a dominant win in the Talindert Stakes at Flemington and will now likely press ...
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Jeff Lloyd magic a real boost for Emphasis

Jeff Lloyd magic a real boost for Emphasis

Trainer Richie Stephenson had high praise for jockey Jeff Lloyd who produced a top ride to win on Emphasis at ...
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Long-range plan works for Vincere Volare

Long-range plan works for Vincere Volare

Trainer Tony Gollan's long-range plan for Vincere Volare has paid rich dividends for the filly ...
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Lloyd brings up 50 metropolitan winners

Lloyd brings up 50 metropolitan winners

Jeff Lloyd has ridden his 50th metropolitan winner for the season on Follow Suit who maintained his unbeaten record at ...
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Tenley stakes her claim for the Slipper

Tenley stakes her claim for the Slipper

Godolphin filly Tenley has staked her claim for inclusion among the stable's Golden Slipper team with her victory in the ...
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Schabau toughs it out again at Flemington

Schabau toughs it out again at Flemington

Schabau will be stepped up in distance if he's to progress further into the autumn after a fighting second win ...
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Pure Scot lands her first Flemington win

Pure Scot lands her first Flemington win

The Lindsay Park-trained mare Pure Scot has continued a consistent preparation with victory at Flemington in the eighth start of ...
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Ben Currie banned from BRC meetings

Ben Currie banned from BRC meetings

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie has been banned from all Brisbane Racing Club tracks until stewards' charges against him are resolved ...
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Nothingilikemore

Nothingilikemore time to shine in Hong Kong Classic Cup

Champion jockey Joao Moreira is confident that Nothingilikemore, the horse touted as the Hong Kong circuit’s outright champion-in-waiting, will only ...
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Jolly Banner

Jockey: Jolly Banner primed for Chinese New Year Cup Handicap

Honest galloper Jolly Banner is primed for his return to the races in Sunday’s (18 February) Class 1 Chinese New ...
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Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling well placed in Sunday’s Hong Kong Classic Cup

Singapore Sling clung to Nothingilikemore’s coat tails when a determined runner-up in last month’s Hong Kong Classic Mile and trainer ...
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Werther's full sister Milseain

Baker & Forsman’s NZ Oaks Defence now down to Milseain & Marcellina

The responsibility of retaining Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman’s Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) title now rests with Marcellina ...
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HorseBetting

Iago looking to launch at NZ Derby from Gisborne race on drier track

The well-related Iago will use a better surface at Gisborne on Sunday to further his Group 1 New Zealand Derby ...
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Mark Two

Mark Two won’t have another run before G1 New Zealand Oaks start

Promising staying filly Mark Two won’t race again before her autumn Group 1 target. Trainer Stephen Marsh has ruled out ...
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Anythingcouldhappn

Anythingcouldhappn looking to book NZ Oaks start at Trentham

Promising filly Anythingcouldhappn can take a step closer to a North Island trip when she runs at Ascot Park on ...
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Ladies First

Trainer Allan Sharrock looks towards Auckland Cup with Ladies First

Kawi's season might be over, but New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock has a Group One firmly in his sights with ...
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Matthew Dale's Hermosa Beach

Randwick return for Hermosa Beach

Canberra trainer Matt Dale is using the Triscay Stakes at Randwick as a lead-up to the National Sprint on Hermosa ...
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Toby Edmonds

Patience pays with Alleviator for Toby Edmonds

Trainer Toby Edmonds is set to reap the benefits of his patience with Alleviator at Doomben ...
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Peter Snowden

Expensive colt to make debut in Pierro Plate

Peter Snowden says two-year-old Tchaikovsky, a $1.3 million yearling, has plenty of ability to match his price tag ahead of ...
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Melody Belle

Educational outing for Melody Belle

New Zealand Group One winner Melody Belle will be tested against class Godolphin filly Alizee when she races in the ...
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Prairie chases Diamond start at Flemington

Prairie chases Diamond start at Flemington

Victory in the The Asian Executive Stakes at Flemington will cement a start for Prairie Fire in the Blue Diamond ...
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HorseBetting

McAlpine’s devotion pays again with Ipswich win of Aileach

Owner-breeder Grania McAlpine's devotion to veteran sire Red Dazzler has reaped another winner with Aileach's upset victory at Ispwich ...
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Redzel out to add to winning sequence

Redzel out to add to winning sequence

Star sprinter Redzel is the odds-on favourite to make a winning return in the Group One Lightning Stakes and stretch ...
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Sully and Main Stage up for autumn return

Sully and Main Stage up for autumn return

After producing the goods during their spring campaigns, Sully and Main Stage make their autumn reappearances in the C S ...
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HorseBetting

Chivadahlii to remain in Brisbane

Chivadahlii makes his return to Brisbane after being set for a career in the country ...
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nature

Conditions favour Addictive Nature

Addictive Nature is again well-supported as the talented colt strives for his third career win in the Apollo Stakes at ...
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Racing Victoria

Changes to riding suspension rules in Vic allow jockeys to defer

Racing Victoria has announced changes to the rules regarding the deferment of riding suspensions ...
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Roses starts Oaks campaign at Flemington

Roses starts Oaks campaign at Flemington

Bring Me Roses will begin her campaign aimed at the ATC Australian Oaks in The Vanity at Flemington ...
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Peter Snowden

Stratosphere to miss autumn carnival

Promising colt Stratosphere is no longer in contention for the Golden Slipper after being sent for a spell by trainers ...
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Malvern Estate chases four in a row

Malvern Estate chases four in a row

Promising Malvern Esatte will be chasing four wins in a row and a winter carnival chance at Doomben ...
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Tosen Stardom

Australian Cup unlikely for Tosen Stardom

A tough first-up run and a poor recovery has all but shelved plans to run Tosen Stardom in the Australian ...
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Canterbury market movers

Canterbury firmers & drifters for Friday night, February 16

TONIGHT'S meet at Canterbury may not kick off until 6.15pm AEDT, but that hasn't stopped the punters from making their ...
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best bets moon valley races

Moonee Valley market movers for Friday February 16

THE Summer Series of racing is back on at the Valley as the Melbourne track hosts eight races. The meet ...
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Albury market movers for Friday, February 16

Albury market movers for Friday, February 16

THE NSW rural city of Albury is hosting a strong eight race card to lead us into the weekend. We've ...
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Redzel

Redzel ready for Lightning Stakes return

Trainer Peter Snowden respects the opposition but is delighted with odds-on favourite Redzel ahead of the sprinter's Lightning Stakes return ...
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Rockhampton market movers, Friday February 16

Rockhampton market movers, Friday February 16

ROCKY is back this Friday and we're excited for what's to come. We have your tips covered for the meet, ...
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QLD Racing

Mandatory Queenslanld barrier trials to be again discussed

Racing Queensland is expected to again discuss mandatory public trials for first starters with trainers ...
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Randwick tips & full form for Saturday, February 17

Randwick tips & full form for Saturday, February 17

APOLLO Stakes Day is one of Randwick's key fixtures heading towards The Championships and a nine race card awaits this ...
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King's Officer

In-form King’s Officer ready to salute for Robinson at Canterbury

AFTER a string of third-placed finishes, trainer Terry Robinson is confident King’s Officer can be first past the post in ...
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Nick Olive single minded in Millie Fox

Nick Olive single minded in Millie Fox

Trainer Nick Olive is happy with his decision to miss the spring with Single Gaze who returns to racing in ...
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Damian Browne rides Buffering

BRC to build statue to honour Buffering

A statue of champion sprinter Buffering will be erected at Eagle Farm racecourse to honour the seven-time Group One winner ...
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Wohler happy with Articus ahead of Cup

Wohler happy with Articus ahead of Cup

German trainer Andreas Wohler has won a Melbourne Cup with Protectionist and is back in Australia hoping to add a ...
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Lightning Stakes: What you need to know

Lightning Stakes: What you need to know

All you need to know about the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington ...
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Charnley River to shed maiden status

Charnley River to shed maiden status

Group One placed Charnley River is set to shed his maiden status at Eagle Farm after a strong track gallop, ...
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Legless Veuve out to press Guineas claims

Legless Veuve out to press Guineas claims

Legless Veuve and stablemate Wazzenme will be out to press their Australian Guineas claims when they run in separate Group ...
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Autumn springboard for McEvoy pair

Autumn springboard for McEvoy pair

TwoTony McEvoy-trained three-year-olds meet in the C S Hayes Stakes at Flemington after which the pair head on different paths ...
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greyhound and horse racing

What will thoroughbred racing learn from NSW greyhound reform?

THE new Greyhound Racing NSW reform report makes for some interesting reading and it's something the thoroughbred industry could be taking ...
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Wohler happy with Articus ahead of Cup

Wohler happy with Articus ahead of Cup

German trainer Andreas Wohler has won a Melbourne Cup with Protectionist and is back in Australia hoping to add a ...
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Greyhound reform - Is horse racing next?

Could racing eventually face new greyhound industry regulations?

NSW greyhound trainers will face life bans for not adhering to strict new welfare policies purposed by the independent review ...
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Faatinah, Missrock out to emulate sires

Faatinah, Missrock out to emulate sires

Faatinah could emulate his sire Nicconi in the Lightning Stakes while three-year-old Missrock will try to join her sire Fastnet ...
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Bosanova ready for victory dance

Bosanova ready for victory dance

Unbeaten Gold Coast filly All Over Bosanova can continue trainer Mel Eggleston's great start to the year at Eagle Farm ...
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Flemington test for Something Violet

Flemington test for Something Violet

Trainer Robbie Griffiths prefers the softer options of two Flemington stakes races for Something Violet rather than the Blue Diamond ...
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Sky Kingdom on trial for Australian Cup

Sky Kingdom on trial for Australian Cup

European stakes winner Sky Kingdom needs to prove himself at Eagle Farm to justify an Australian Cup campaign ...
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Rosehill tips

2017 Hobartville Stakes betting, form and free tips, February 18

ROSEHILL hosts a great day of racing this Saturday, headlined by the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes, Group 2 Silver Slipper ...
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Cannyescent

David Hayes confident in Cannyescent’s return to the track

CANNYESCENT will make its eagerly-awaited debut for new trainers David Hayes and Tom Dabernig this weekend – the gelding's first ...
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Flemington tips

Group 1 Lightning Stakes form, odds and free tips, February 18

THE Group 1 Lightning Stakes is named in honour of unbeaten mare Black Caviar and there are 13 runners looking ...
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James Doyle hopes to be back in 3 weeks

James Doyle hopes to be back in 3 weeks

Godolphin jockey James Doyle hopes to be back sooner than first anticipated after injuring his hand in a Randwick fall ...
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Hugh Bowman

Stewards gift Hugh Bowman with Winx ride

RIDING out your horse to its fullest is riding 101 for most jockeys, so why does repeat offender Hugh Bowman ...
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Sandown races

Sandown and Canterbury tips for the Wednesday racing multi bet

SANDOWN and Canterbury will set the scene for another big day of Wednesday racing this week - the perfect opportunity ...
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