Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 16th June

This day 16th June 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.


Pakenham tips

Pakenham synthetic races betting preview & quaddie | 17/6/2024

The synthetic surface at Pakenham is set to host a nine-race meeting on Monday afternoon and HorseBetting brings you our ...
Jarrod Todd

Four wins at Fannie Bay for champion trainer Gary Clarke

After posting his 50th win of the season last weekend, Darwin trainer Gary Clarke’s rich vein of form continued with ...
Horse racing tips

Today’s free horse racing tips & best bets | Sunday, June 16

Seven horse racing meetings are scheduled for around Australia today on Sunday, June 16. Check out HorseBetting's free betting tips ...
Sha Tin racing tips

Sha Tin races preview & best bets | Sunday, June 18

Hong Kong racing is back to its regular Sunday twilight spot at Sha Tin this week, and HorseBetting brings you ...
Port Macquarie racing tips

Port Macquarie racing preview & quaddie tips | Wauchope Cup Day

Wauchope Cup Day takes place at Port Macquarie this Sunday, and HorseBetting's Nathan Keven has picked out his best bets ...
Punt Drunk: RV Stewards in the bin due to Wiremu Pinn

Punt Drunk: RV Stewards in the bin due to Wiremu Pinn

Despite there being no Group 1 racing this weekend, it is has been a busy week on the racing front ...
Bendigo racing preview

Bendigo racing preview & quaddie tips | Sunday, June 18

Racing heads to Bendigo on Sunday afternoon for an eight-race program, and HorseBetting's James Herbert presents his best bets and ...
Flaming Rabbit out to enhance global resume at Sha Tin

Flaming Rabbit out to enhance global resume at Sha Tin

Having bypassed the Group 3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m) with Flaming Rabbit, Douglas Whyte has instead opted to prime ...
Artzino primed for staying assignment

Artzino primed for staying assignment

A strong Kiwi connection will be at play this Saturday at Flemington when New Zealand-bred three-year-old Artzino pairs with star ...
Benaud looks to add cup win to Group performances

Benaud looks to add cup win to Group performances

Group One performer Benaud will look to build on his stakes-level performances in Saturday’s Listed W J McKell Cup (2000m) ...
Darwin racing preview

Darwin racing preview & best bets | Saturday, June 17

See HorseBetting's free racing tips, value bets and quaddie numbers for the seven-race meeting in Darwin on Saturday, June 17 ...
Sonja Wiseman and Jarrod Todd

Todd holds narrow lead over Wiseman in Top End jockeys race

Leading Darwin jockeys Jarrod Todd and Sonja Wiseman will continue their battle in quest of the Top End and Country ...
Aaron Kuru

Aaron Kuru with strong book of rides at Te Rapa

Expat Kiwi Aaron Kuru will once again return to his homeland this weekend to bolster the jumps jockey ranks at ...
All In All set for Awapuni assignment

All In All set for Awapuni assignment

Awapuni wasn’t originally on All In All’s itinerary, but trainer Jade Zuppicich will be heading there on Saturday with confidence ...
Kellie Coe primed for North Island Challenge Stakes

Kellie Coe primed for North Island Challenge Stakes

Kelly Coe has already gained some valuable black-type this term, but trainer Ashley Meadows is hoping to capture an elusive ...
Te Rapa racing preview

Te Rapa races preview & best bets | Saturday, June 17

Racing heads to Te Rapa Racecourse in the North Island of New Zealand on Saturday for a 10-race card. See ...
Carston making late season charge for Premiership

Carston making late season charge for Premiership

The race for the South Island Trainers’ Premiership is starting to heat up with Andrew Carston one win behind Michael ...
Shaun Fannin

Shaun Fannin making mark in training ranks

Leading jumps rider Shaun Fannin is enjoying another top season in the saddle and is also making his mark as ...
NZTR announce significant prizemoney increase

NZTR announce significant prizemoney increase

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) announced on Thursday afternoon a $20.3 million stakes increase for the 2023-24 racing season ...
Today's horse racing tips & best bets | June 16, 2023

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | June 16, 2023

Five horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips and quaddie selections for free here at ...
2022 Queensland Guineas

Hulbert hoping Kipling’s Journey can overcome wide barrier

This weekend, the training partnership of Will and his father Peter saddle up three runners across Queensland, with all three ...
Sunshine Coast racing tips

Friday’s Sunshine Coast racing tips & quaddie | June 17, 2022

A Friday evening race meeting will be contested at the Sunshine Coast's Corbould Park this week, with seven races scheduled ...
Rosehill betting tips

2022 W.J. McKell Cup Day best bets & quaddie | Saturday, June 18

Rosehill Gardens will host 10 metropolitan races in New South Wales on Saturday, June 18, with just the one black-type ...
Murray Bridge racing preview

Murray Bridge best bets, top odds & quaddie | Saturday, June 18

Murray Bridge Racing Club is scheduled to host a nine-race card on Saturday afternoon, and HorseBetting's form expert presents his ...
Flemington racing preview

Flemington racing tips, value bets & quaddie | June 18, 2022

Flemington is set to host a nine-race card this Saturday afternoon headlined by the Listed A.R. Creswick Stakes. HorseBetting's James ...
Ipswich racing preview

Ipswich Cup Day 2022 betting tips & quaddie | Saturday, June 18

HorseBetting's Queensland racing expert brings you his best bets in the three feature races at Ipswich this Saturday, as well ...
Today's horse racing tips & best bets | June 16, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | June 16, 2022

Five horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections for free ...
Prince Leo

Chance to press claims for Australian venture

Talented winter stayer Prince Leo will have an opportunity at Trentham on Saturday to prove himself worthy of joining his ...
Ultimate Focus

Foote using home track to advantage

Trainer Ben Foote believes the Cambridge polytrack has been a godsend for the racing industry over winter and he took ...
Green Luck

Highly-rated Green Luck makes New Zealand debut

Paul Harris hopes Thursday's Riccarton Park Function Centre 1400 can become the launchpad to Group race success early next season ...
Geelong racing preview

Geelong Racing preview, top tips & best odds | Friday, June 17

Geelong Racecourse is scheduled to host an eight-race card on Friday afternoon and Horsebetting's James Herbert presents his best bets, ...
Wyong horse racing news

Wyong racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Thursday, June 17

HorseBetting's James Herbert brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie numbers for the Wyong race meeting on Thursday, ...
Today's horse racing tips & best bets | June 16, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | June 16, 2021

Horse Racing around the country has five meetings scheduled to be run and won on this Wednesday afternoon. We have ...
Healthy Happy

Healthy Happy and Sky Darci lock horns again in Premier Cup

After their enthralling one-two finish in last month’s Group 3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m), Healthy Happy and Sky Darci ...
Witsabouthim

Pike ventures north in search of good ground

Tony Pike won’t be surprised if Ruakaka candidate Witsabouthim becomes a cups contender in the next two years. Witsabouthim is ...
Tofane

Tattersall’s Tiara confirmed for Tofane

Trainer Mike Moroney has given the green light for Tofane to have a crack at securing her third elite-level victory ...
Matthew Cameron

Cameron keen to return to the saddle

Matthew Cameron is planning a return to the saddle after calling time out on his career in December last year ...
Coventina Bay

Coventina Bay in search of crowning glory

Taranaki mare Coventina Bay will attempt to ascend the Queensland throne when she lines-up in the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara ...
Shafiq Rusof

Singapore riding return for Rusof

Former New Zealand jockey Shafiq Rusof is set to make his return to raceday riding in Singapore next month. The ...
Hi Stranger

Hi Stranger opening options at Flemington

In-form galloper Hi Stranger will attempt a first stakes race victory when he lines up in the AR Creswick Stakes ...
COVID-19 protocols to ease for NSW jockeys

COVID-19 protocols to ease for NSW jockeys

Racing NSW has announced the current jockey zones in place in the state will be removed from the start of ...
Ciaron Maher

Maher and Eustace fined over positive swab

Piccatric has returned a positive test for Furosemide which has resulted in the Victorian Racing Tribunal fining trainers Ciaron Maher ...
Ventura Storm

Ventura Storm scores debut hurdle victory

Lindsay Park galloper Ventura Storm has ploughed through heavy ground to win a maiden hurdle at Ballarat at his first ...
Harbour Views

Another winter start for Harbour Views

Trainer Matthew Williams is looking to run Harbour Views one more time this winter over 2000m at Caulfield to try ...
Jamie Richards

New Zealand stable eyeing Melbourne spring

Jamie Richards may have lost Te Akau Shark for the spring with an eye injury, but the trainer has Melody ...
Wisdom Of Water

Edmonds team farewells two stable stars

The Edmonds training partnership will lose two of its stars with Wisdom of Water going to Mick Price and The ...
Prince Of Arran

Cross Counter, Prince Of Arran in Gold Cup

Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter and dual Melbourne Cup placegetter Prince Of Arran are among star stayer Stradivarius' rivals in ...
Who Dares Wins

Who Dares Wins on target for early resumption

Group 3 winner Who Dares Wins is set to be one of the first open class horses to resume after ...
Shaun Phelan

Phelan jumping to get back racing

Waikato trainer and jumps jockey Shaun Phelan got a little taste of racing at Waverley’s point-to-point meeting last week and ...
Smartypy on Ramornie Handicap mission

Smartypy on Ramornie Handicap mission

Being kicked by a yearling has not slowed trainer Chris Munce down as he plans a Ramornie campaign with Ipswich ...
Mystic Journey pleasing in spring build-up

Mystic Journey pleasing in spring build-up

Cox Plate favourite Mystic Journey is pleasing her trainer Adam Trinder as she continues her build-up towards a planned race ...
Mark Newnham to rely on youth in spring

Mark Newnham to rely on youth in spring

The back end of the season has been fruitful for Mark Newnham's juveniles and he hopes to parlay that into ...
McLean faces hearing over 'jigger' charge

McLean faces hearing over ‘jigger’ charge

Victorian trainer Jarrod McLean, Darren Weir's former Warrnambool assistant, will front a hearing on Monday charged with possessing an electrical ...
Surprise Baby to embark on path to Cup

Surprise Baby to embark on path to Cup

The Andrew Ramsden runner-up Surprise Baby is about to return to work with The Bart Cummings a first target on ...
Sampson

Sampson confirms shot at Eagle Farm feature

Evergreen stayer Sampson confirmed his place in the Group 3 Tattersall’s Cup (3000m) at Eagle Farm this coming weekend with ...
Mac Attacka

Business as usual for local partnership

The local training partnership of Chris Gibbs and Michelle Bradley were back to doing what they do best on their ...
Vaccination urged on Hendra virus in Qld

Vaccination urged on Hendra virus in Qld

Queensland owners and trainers have been reminded to vaccinate their horses against Hendra virus after a horse was found with ...
Trainer Ben Currie facing more inquiries

Trainer Ben Currie facing more inquiries

Stewards hope to hear all the remaining charges against disqualified trainer Ben Currie within a month ...
Gold Mount

Melbourne Cup for resurgent Gold Mount

Gold Mount, a Royal Ascot winner when called Primitivo, has made a winning return in England after racing in Hong ...
Jeff Lloyd

Kerrin McEvoy, Jeff Lloyd suspended

Jeff Lloyd and Kerrin McEvoy will ride at the final Group One meeting of the season at Doomben before serving ...
Craig Williams scores emotional Valley win

Craig Williams scores emotional Valley win

Craig Williams has won a race at Moonee Valley named in honour of his jockey cousin Travis Harrison, who was ...
Ryan's magic plan leads to Waterhouse win

Ryan’s magic plan leads to Waterhouse win

A plan hatched by trainer Gerald Ryan six months ago has resulted in Magic Alibi's victory in the Listed Gai ...
Manolo Blahniq on track for Queensland

Manolo Blahniq on track for Queensland

Victoria-based gelding Manolo Blahniq heads to the Queensland winter carnival on a high after winning second-up at Rosehill for trainer ...
My Nordic Hero gets first Australian win

My Nordic Hero gets first Australian win

After finishing second in his previous two starts in Melbourne, import My Nordic Hero has broken through for his first ...
McNeil guides Single Note to Valley win

McNeil guides Single Note to Valley win

Single Note has rallied strongly to snare a Saturday city win at Moonee Valley in what is her final racing ...
Albumin racks up another sprint win

Albumin racks up another sprint win

Albumin has produced a barnstorming finish at Rosehill to remain unbeaten in two starts this preparation and signal a possible ...
Rippa a millionaire for Gollan at Ipswich

Rippa a millionaire for Gollan at Ipswich

Tough gelding I'm A Rippa has become trainer Tony Gollan's third horse to pass $1 million in prize money by ...
Miss Leonidas scores big win at the Valley

Miss Leonidas scores big win at the Valley

Miss Leonidas has given an indication of her class, racing away to a six-length victory in the Embassy Print Solutions ...
Flow rolls forward effectively at Rosehill

Flow rolls forward effectively at Rosehill

Flow has made a triumphant comeback at Rosehill for Godolphin to suggest a step up in class could beckon for ...
Class tells in Ipswich Cup for Weir

Class tells in Ipswich Cup for Weir

Tradesman has given Darren Weir his first win at the Ipswich racetrack by taking the Ipswich Cup ...
Widgee Turf wins again at Moonee Valley

Widgee Turf wins again at Moonee Valley

Four-year-old gelding Widgee Turf has claimed his sixth city win of the season, finishing strongly to overhaul Ashlor in a ...
Chris Waller

Black On Gold helps Waller equal record

Chris Waller says Rosehill winner Black On Gold is typical of the bread-and-butter horses who have helped make his stable ...
Chris Waller racks up training milestone

Chris Waller racks up training milestone

Chris Waller has posted 300 winners in a season for the first time and is closing in on a personal ...
Jon Wick all action at Ruakaka

Jon Wick all action at Ruakaka

Leading apprentice Sam Weatherley made the best possible start to his last day of riding in New Zealand for the ...
Envy win moves Lees to training record

Envy win moves Lees to training record

A victory by Envy Of All at Ipswich has given Kris Lees 161-1/2 winners, which is the most he has ...
La Chica Bella

La Chica Bella wins for Rachel King

She has her quirks but La Chica Bella has plenty of ability as well and has put it on show ...
Princeton continues Sandhu's winning ways

Princeton continues Sandhu’s winning ways

Cranbourne trainer Julius Sandhu is building a handy record from a small team of horses, with Princeton Spirit proving too ...
I Feel Good returns to win Stayers Final

I Feel Good returns to win Stayers Final

I Feel Good has made up for running second in last year's Winter Stayers Final by winning the race at ...
Shamardal gelding tops Hong Kong International Sale (June)

Shamardal gelding tops Hong Kong International Sale (June)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club held its first June session of the Hong Kong International Sale at the Sha Tin ...
My Blue Jeans claims Highway Handicap

My Blue Jeans claims Highway Handicap

Gelding My Blue Jeans has won his first Highway Handicap for trainer Danny Williams at Rosehill and now chases a ...
2K Thoroughbreds proves a force at Ipswich

2K Thoroughbreds proves a force at Ipswich

The 2K Thoroughbreds syndicate has scored a quinella in the feature Bundamba Two-Year-Old Handicap at Ipswich ...
Nicci's Gold gives Portelli consolation

Nicci’s Gold gives Portelli consolation

Nicci's Gold has won at Rosehill, easing trainer Gary Portelli's disappointment with Ronstar's defeat ...
Early-spring target for Tahitian Dancer

Early-spring target for Tahitian Dancer

Tahitian Dancer has broken through for her first victory at Moonee Valley, with trainer Shane Nichols holding spring aspirations for ...
Zamex appreciates even playing field

Zamex appreciates even playing field

Returning to a track that doesn't favour frontrunners, Zamex has stormed home to win the Ipswich Mile ...
Australian gambling on horses

Fit For Purpose to return to stakes class

Impressive Fit For Purpose is likely to tackle stakes class again after winning at Ipswich ...
Australian gambling on horses

Toulouse gets off the mark at Rosehill

First-time winner Toulouse and fellow Lope De Vega gelding Silent Explorer have produced a one-two finish for trainer David Payne ...
Rosehill market movers for Saturday, June 16

Rosehill market movers for Saturday, June 16

ROSEHILL is racing this Saturday and the punters have a full nine race card to wager upon. Let's take a ...
Jayla Monet

No rest for Ropiha as Jayla Monet resumes after lengthy spell

A HOLIDAY in the United Kingdom is not stopping trainer Ben Ropiha from monitoring one of the stars of his ...
Test The World

Test The World confronts new challenge

Test The World will encounter a heavy track for the first time when the Bjorn Baker-trained filly attempts to extend ...
Zamex

Zamex eyes Highway double before trip home

Zamex is after consecutive Highway Handicap wins on his road trip to Sydney before targeting the final race of his ...
craig williams

Williams wants Travis Harrison Cup victory

Craig Williams has more than one reason to hope Magic Consol can score back-to-back wins at Moonee Valley ...
Flamboyer to back up in Eye Liner

Flamboyer to back up in Eye Liner

Flamboyer's liking for wet tracks and a strong Ipswich record are on his side for a quick back-up in the ...
Edmonds chases Cup joy

Edmonds chases Cup joy

Trainer Toby Edmonds hopes his run of wins with former interstate mares continues in the Ipswich Cup ...
Deanne Panya stood down after fall

Deanne Panya stood down after fall

Deanne Panya will have to undergo a second concussion test before she is allowed to ride again after a fall ...
Crownbet Market movers

Market movers for Saturday racing at Ipswich, MV & Rosehill

IPSWICH, Moonee Valley and Rosehill Gardens are the three big meetings in Australian horse racing fans this weekend. Keep abreast ...
Jason Attard

Jason Attard adopts new look to training

A trackwork tumble has inadvertently presented Jason Attard with a new perspective on training as he awaits a clearance to ...
Upper Cut

Awapuni Hurdle betting guide with form, tips and latest news

JUMPS racing in New Zealand is more popular in the winter than flat racing and one of the important lead-in ...
Megablast

NZ stayer Megablast on trial for spring

A Victorian winter campaign will help determine New Zealand stayer Megablast's spring carnival targets ...
Destiny's Kiss

Destiny’s Kiss keeps plugging away

Joe Pride marvels at veteran Destiny's Kiss whose career shows no signs of waning after almost six years of racing ...
Maria Tutaia

Netball star announced as New Zealand’s Melbourne Cup ambassador

NETBALL and horse racing doesn't quite match up like peas and carrots, but Silver Ferns star Maria Tutaia has been ...
Whistle Baby

Valley swan song likely for Whistle Baby

Retirement looms for Whistle Baby after she races at Moonee Valley as she has a future date with Written Tycoon ...
Petite's Reward

Petite’s Reward wound up for Valley return

Brendan McCarthy has given speedy mare Petite's Reward a solid build-up to have her ready for a first-up tilt at ...
Darren Beadman

Beadman chases more stakes wins

Godolphin trainer Darren Beadman can't split his runners in two feature races at Ipswich ...
Tiffani Brooker

Tiffani Brooker rewarded for hard work

Claiming apprentice Tiffani Brooker's hard work and good form have earned her another chance at a stakes win on Banda ...
Another record looms for Jim Byrne

Another record looms for Jim Byrne

Jim Byrne is well on his way to equalling his record for the number of stakes wins by a jockey ...
Moss ‘N’ Dale

Will the plunge payoff for wet-track gun Moss ‘N’ Dale?

CONNECTIONS of Moss ‘N’ Dale will be hoping the heavy conditions expected for Saturday’s meeting in Rosehill remain unchanged as ...
Weekend tips

Best racing value bets for Ipswich, Moonee Valley and Rosehill

WE have looked over all the betting markets for racing at Ipswich, Moonee Valley and Rosehill to find the best ...
Michelle Payne

Payne excited ahead of Queen Anne

History-maker Michelle Payne will be doing her homework ahead of her ride on Kaspersky in the Queen Anne Stakes at ...
Racing mourns the death of Geoff Torney

Racing mourns the death of Geoff Torney

The racing industry is mourning the death of Geoff Torney who gave four decades of his life to Victorian racing ...
Group 1 Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot betting and tips

Group 1 Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot betting and tips

THE Group 1 Coronation Stakes is a career-making race which has been won by many top fillies. Last years winner ...
Vic racing

Judge overturns Nikolic racetrack ban

Jockey Danny Nikolic is seeking to have his riding licence reinstated after a Victoria Police order banning him from racecourses ...
racing news

The highs and lows of jockey Danny Nikolic

A look at the career of controversial jockey Danny Nikolic who has successfully challenged a police order banning him from ...
Royal Ascot 2016 Commonwealth Cup betting tips and form

Royal Ascot 2016 Commonwealth Cup betting tips and form

THE Group 1 Commonwealth Cup is one of the newer feature races during the Royal Ascot carnival. The 1200m sprint ...
NSW racing news

Trainer banned for 12 months over cobalt

Northern Rivers trainer Wayne Lawson has been outed for 12 months over a high level of cobalt found in Grafton ...
NSW racing news

Ryan ruing another wide gate for Marley

Don't Doubt Marley will have to contend with yet another wide barrier when she runs in at Rosehill ...
Vic racing

Prince Of Brooklyn resumes at Valley

Stakes winner Prince Of Brooklyn will make his return at Moonee Valley on a day when his brother Duke Of ...
Vic racing

Veteran Extra Zero wins over the jumps

The 2015 Australian Cup runner-up Extra Zero has claimed his first jumps win at his second attempt in a hurdle ...
Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich with form, odds and free tips

Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich with form, odds and free tips

IPSWICH hosts the Queensland winter carnival this week with the Ipswich Cup and the Eye Liner Stakes featuring on the ...
Vic racing

Dylan Dunn chasing apprentices’ title

Dylan Dunn has a six-win lead in the Melbourne apprentices' premiership and is hoping to add to his season tally ...
Vic racing

J’Star aiming for hat-trick on city debut

After successive wins on out of town tracks at Bairnsdale and Geelong, J'Star heads to town for the first time ...
Vic racing

Judge overturns Nikolic racetrack ban

Jockey Danny Nikolic is seeking to have his riding licence reinstated after a Victoria Police order banning him from racecourses ...
Queensland news - Yellow Brick set to race in Group 3 company at the Sunshine Coast

Cause worth the late nom: Zielke

John Zielke saddles up Worthy Cause in the Listed Ipswich Cup this weekend ...
Queensland news - Yellow Brick set to race in Group 3 company at the Sunshine Coast

Ipswich set for bumper two-year-old clash

Impressive two-year-olds Lauderdale and Sir Donald clash at Ipswich this weekend ...
Queensland news - Yellow Brick set to race in Group 3 company at the Sunshine Coast

Plenty at stake for Harrison

Tegan Harrison will ride Echo Gal for Gai Waterhouse at Ipswich in the race named after the Sydney trainer ...
UK News

Aidan O’Brien has grounds for concern

Trainer Aidan O'Brien admits Order Of St George could be vulnerable on soft ground in the Ascot Gold Cup ...
UK News

Lady Aurelia simply stunning in Queen Mary Stakes

IN a performance that has to be seen to believe, Lady Aurelia has produced arguably the best racing performance since ...
UK News

Japanese champion upset in Royal Ascot Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

A Shin Hikari was the shortest favourite on the 2016 Royal Ascot card, but the Japanese star was wanting in ...
UK News

My Dream Boat in fairytale Ascot win

Japanese star A Shin Hikari has failed in the Prince Of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot with My Dream Boat ...

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