Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 16th October

This day 16th October 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.


Horsham betting tips, quaddie picks & value bets | 17/10/2021

Horsham betting tips, quaddie picks & value bets | 17/10/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the Horsham racing preview for Sunday, October 17, with all the top tips, value bets, best odds ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 16, 2021

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

Horse racing around the country sees 14 meetings being held on this Saturday afternoon, headlined by the Caulfield Cup and ...
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Wishful Thinker

Not just Wishful thinking ahead of Group 2 Premier Bowl defence

Looking to conquer another set of adept rivals in Sunday’s (17 October) Group 2 Premier Bowl Handicap (1200m) at Sha ...
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Katie Perrie

Katie Perrie on song for Staphanos

Rotorua has become a happy stomping ground for Katie Perrie and she will be aiming to continue her good record ...
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King's Legacy

Randwick racing tips for Everest Day – Saturday, 17 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Saturday's 10-race meeting at Royal Randwick ...
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Morphettville racing tips

Morphettville racing tips & odds – Saturday, 17 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Saturday's nine-race meeting at Morphettville ...
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Truth On Target For Kosciuszko Defence

Truth On Target For Kosciuszko Defence

Keith Dryden has followed a similar template to the one which delivered him Kosciuszko success 12 months ago with defending ...
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Alfa Oro

Caulfield Cup Day racing tips & odds – Saturday, 17 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Saturday's Caulfield Cup meeting ...
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Stampe

Munce Duo Omen Tips On Caulfield Cup Day

Memories of the champion Tulloch will be rekindled when Coco Fashion and Stampe race in his famous colours at Doomben ...
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Front Page Out Of Kosciuszko After Mishap

Front Page Out Of Kosciuszko After Mishap

One of the leading contenders for The Kosciuszko has been scratched after injuring himself on the journey to Sydney ...
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Tumbler Ridge

Doomben racing tips & value bets – Saturday, 17 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Saturday's meeting at Doomben in Brisbane, Queensland ...
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Kay Cee racing news

Northerly Stakes 2020 betting tips, odds & form

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the form and latest odds for Saturday's Group 3 Northerly Stakes at Ascot in Perth, Western Australia ...
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Dalasan

Leon Macdonald Hoping History Can Repeat

Southern Speed finished fourth in the Turnbull Stakes before she won the Caulfield Cup and trainer Leon MacDonald is hoping ...
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Irithea Chasing Prize Money Milestone

Irithea Chasing Prize Money Milestone

Connections of stakes winner Irithea have decided to race on for another season in the hope the mare can pass ...
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Shaun Phelan

Better late than never

Shaun Phelan may have missed the majority of the jumps season through injury, but he is delighted he has managed ...
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Vow And Declare

Weight Rise Sets Cup Winner A Tough Task

Danny O'Brien says Vow And Declare is going as well as he was last year when runner-up in the Caulfield ...
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Endless Drama

Endless Drama showing zest for racing

Nine-year-old entire Endless Drama showed he is not ready for retirement just yet with a 20-length demolition of his rivals ...
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Les Bridge

Classique Poised To Become Everest Legend

The oldest trainer at Randwick will be striving to win one of Sydney's newest feature races when Les Bridge saddles ...
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Key

Fillies hold the key for Otaki trainers

Otaki trainers Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard have plenty to look forward to this season with a trio of promising ...
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The Chosen One

Inside draw a boost for The Chosen One

The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained The Chosen One has snuck into the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) for the ...
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Mistress Minx

Mistress Minx one to watch

Matamata trainer Stephanie Tierney produced one for the black book at Tauranga on Wednesday when first-starter Mistress Minx showed a ...
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Ben Melham

Melham confident ahead of Caulfield Cup

Jockey Ben Melham has gone close to winning the Caulfield Cup the past two years and believes Mirage Dancer gives ...
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Spanish Reef

Spanish Reef returns to form at Caulfield

Trainer Ken Keys will chase a Group One victory with his mare Spanish Reef after her win in the Ladies' ...
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Favourites in wide draws for Caulfield Cup

Favourites in wide draws for Caulfield Cup

High-profile Caulfield Cup runners Finche and Mer De Glace have drawn barriers 19 and 21 respectively for the 2400m handicap ...
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Anaheed

Anaheed wins Group 3 Blue Sapphire Stakes

The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained filly Anaheed has added the Group Three Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield to her two ...
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Hartnell to run in Group 1 Caulfield Cup

Hartnell to run in Group 1 Caulfield Cup

Mutliple Group One winner Hartnell will run in a Caulfield Cup for the first time and will carry 58kg topweight ...
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Haunted

Cummings, Godolphin in 100th stakes win

Godolphin and James Cummings have combined for their 100th black-type success with the victory of Haunted at Caulfield ...
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Gai Waterhouse

Wolfe earns Cup start with Coongy Cup win

The win in the Coongy Cup by Wolfe has landed the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained stayer a start in ...
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Hartnell top weight for Group 1 Caulfield Cup

Hartnell top weight for Group 1 Caulfield Cup

A field of 18 plus four emergencies has been declared for the $5 million Caulfield Cup with veteran Hartnell to ...
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Serious Liaison

Vase next for Derby hope Serious Liaison

Trainer Danny O'Brien believes Serious Liaison is a promising colt and plans to step him up in distance after a ...
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Kendrick soldiers on without Eric The Eel

Kendrick soldiers on without Eric The Eel

Stuart Kendrick's stable continues to roll out the winners despite losing star performer Eric The Eel for the spring ...
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Shared Ambition

Praise from Rawiller for promising stayer

Jockey Nash Rawiller believes Shared Ambition has plenty of staying potential after riding the lightly raced import to a win ...
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Chris Waller

Nature Strip’s engine set for Everest test

Trainer Chris Waller will liaise with rider Tim Clark to ensure on-pacer Nature Strip has enough in the tank to ...
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Blake Shinn

Blake Shinn on Humidor in $5m Cox Plate

Blake Shinn has been booked to ride Humidor should the gelding make the field for in the $5 million Cox ...
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Kluger

Valley look for Japan duo before Cox Plate

Japan's two invited runners for the Cox Plate have had their first look at The Valley after a float trip ...
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Arcadia Queen

Arcadia Queen set for Everest challenge

Premier trainer Chris Waller is talking up the chances of his talented Everest trio, Arcadia Queen, Yes Yes Yes and ...
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Racing Queensland extends metro meetings

Racing Queensland extends metro meetings

Racing Queensland will experiment with 10-race cards in Brisbane to co-incide with the Melbourne spring carnival ...
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Victory Eight

Brisbane summer riches await Victory Eight

Trainer Trevor Miller will set Victory Eight for several prominent summer carnival 1600m races in Brisbane ...
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Verry Elleegant

Waller gives Verry Elleegant Cox Plate nod

Verry Elleegant will miss the Caulfield Cup in preference for a start in the Cox Plate after galloping at The ...
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Japan duo get Valley look before Cox Plate

Japan duo get Valley look before Cox Plate

Cox Plate favourite Lys Gracieux has been joined by Kluger in a familiarisation gallop at The Valley ahead of the ...
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Verry Elleegant gets a look at The Valley

Verry Elleegant gets a look at The Valley

Verry Elleegant has been given a first look at The Valley and pleased her rider James McDonald ahead of a ...
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Frankie Dettori

Abdullah will race on with Enable in 2020

Owner Khalid Abdullah has taken the bold decision to keep super mare Enable in training in 2020 ...
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Blinkers will flick Cup switch in Ace High

Blinkers will flick Cup switch in Ace High

Ace High is in perfect condition ahead of the Caulfield Cup despite a lacklustre gallop on the course proper at ...
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Goldman changes tack for Group One bid

Goldman changes tack for Group One bid

Kurt Goldman is hoping a new plan for Eckstein will get the mare home in the Group One Empire Rose ...
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Easier Caulfield option for Oregon's Day

Easier Caulfield option for Oregon’s Day

Mick Price hopes talented mare Oregon's Day can return to winning form when she contests the Ladies' Day Vase at ...
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Lindsay Park after third Blue Sapphire win

Lindsay Park after third Blue Sapphire win

Tony Nicconi and Smart Elissim will attempt to provide Lindsay Park with the stable's third win in four years in ...
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Turf alliance waits on tax talks outcome

Turf alliance waits on tax talks outcome

The racing alliance protesting the distribution of tax funds says it will review a decision on strike action if they ...
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Greysful Glamour continues on Oaks path

Greysful Glamour continues on Oaks path

The Group Three Ethereal Stakes at Caulfield will be the next step on the path towards the VRC Oaks for ...
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Rain to suit Baker chances

Rain to suit Baker chances

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman are likely to have three runners in Victoria this week and forecast rain ...
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Rain puts paid to Doomben midweek meeting

Rain puts paid to Doomben midweek meeting

The Doomben midweek thoroughbred meeting has been abandoned because of continuing wet weather ...
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Waller pleased with progress of Youngstar

Waller pleased with progress of Youngstar

Youngstar has galloped on the course proper at Caulfield in preparation for the Caulfield Cup for which she is favourite ...
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Capacity field declared for Caulfield Cup

Capacity field declared for Caulfield Cup

Godolphin galloper Best Solution will carry the No.1 saddlecloth in the Caulfield Cup with the $5 million race attracting a ...
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First black-type test for Igraine

First black-type test for Igraine

European import Igraine has hardly put a foot wrong since joining Robert Priscott’s Te Awamutu barn earlier this year and ...
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Injury ends Vega Magic's spring campaign

Injury ends Vega Magic’s spring campaign

Lindsay Park sprinter Vega Magic has been sent for a spell following his failure on a wet track in The ...
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Familiar hands take the Time Warp reins in Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Familiar hands take the Time Warp reins in Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Tony Cruz has turned to regular go-to Alvin Ng to take temporary hold of Time Warp’s reins from regular partner ...
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Lights, Camera, Action - Rispoli aims to break his run of seconds back at the Valley

Lights, Camera, Action – Rispoli aims to break his run of seconds back at the Valley

It takes more than a run of near misses to get the better of Umberto Rispoli, who is hoping the ...
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Soft ground for Cracksman at Ascot

Soft ground for Cracksman at Ascot

Cracksman will get his preferred soft ground at Ascot when he attempts to defend the Champion Stakes which will be ...
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Teetan back on board for Mr Stunning’s Premier Bowl return

Teetan back on board for Mr Stunning’s Premier Bowl return

Mr Stunning has been getting reacquainted with an old partner in recent weeks, with jockey Karis Teetan set to slip ...
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Winx fit and well, The Autumn Sun to spell

Winx fit and well, The Autumn Sun to spell

Trainer Chris Waller says all is well with Winx ahead of the Cox Plate while stablemate The Autumn Sun will ...
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Count Octave ruled out of Cups

Count Octave ruled out of Cups

Imported stayer Count Octave has been withdrawn from the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups with a leg issue ...
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Youngstar gallops strongly at Caulfield

Youngstar gallops strongly at Caulfield

Caulfield Cup favourite Youngstar has joined stablemate Finche in a gallop on the course proper at Caulfield ...
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Ben Connolly to front RAD Board

Ben Connolly to front RAD Board

Ciaron Maher's former racing manager Ben Connolly will front a penalty hearing at the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board ...
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O'Brien remains on 24 G1s for the year

O’Brien remains on 24 G1s for the year

Aidan O'Brien's wait to equal the world record for number of Grade/Group One wins in a year goes on with ...
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Kyneton training gallop for Wicklow Brave

Kyneton training gallop for Wicklow Brave

Caulfield Cup hope Wicklow Brave is to have a morning gallop before the Kyneton races while Hugh Bowman heads to ...
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HB Twitter wrap

Everest piques punters’ interest in Saturday’s Twitter wrap

THE Everest has come and gone and it did not disappoint. Racing NSW were banking on the race being the ...
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Destiny's Kiss for City Tatts Cup back-up

Destiny’s Kiss for City Tatts Cup back-up

Veteran stayer Destiny's Kiss is likely to back up in the City Tattersalls Cup after his gallant fourth in the ...
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Lindsay Park has three for Caulfield Cup

Lindsay Park has three for Caulfield Cup

Lindsay Park will have a three-pronged attack on the Caulfield Cup with He's Our Rokkii to join Harlem and Ventura ...
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No Cups penalties for impressive winners

No Cups penalties for impressive winners

Lord Fandango and Big Duke cannot be penalised for the Caulfield Cup after their weekend wins at Caulfield and Randwick ...
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Heroic Valour

Sprint racing likely for Heroic Valour

GROUP one sprints will be the focus of Heroic Valour’s summer programme. The son of Fastnet Rock has already tasted ...
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Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne

New heights for Vic spring races attendees

Racegoers can reach new heights with an exclusive helicopter service offering trips from Melbourne to the track for $800 return ...
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Lord Fandango wins at Benalla

Ben Allen gets the nod for Lord Fandango

After winning the Herbert Power Stakes on Lord Fandango, apprentice Ben Allen will take the ride on the stayer in ...
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Menari racehorse

Menari’s spring over after tieback surgery

Menari will not be seen again this spring but his stablemate Trapeze Artist is recovering well from a setback ...
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Bonneval

Cup decision pending on Baker and Forsman’s star trio

KIWI training duo Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman will have two leading Group One Caulfield Cup chances while a start ...
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Caulfield tips and best bets for May 29 2021

Blue Sapphire Stakes betting tips, form and odds, October 18

THE $350,000 Blue Sapphire Stakes is the premier race this Wednesday at Caulfield and we have free tips, form and ...
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Rock On

Rock On ready to roll in rescheduled Livamol Classic

TOP-TIER performer Rock On will be at Hastings for the second running of the Group One Livamol Classic. Trainer Gary ...
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Corey Brown free to ride in Manikato

Corey Brown free to ride in Manikato

Racing NSW stewards have agreed to alter the dates of Corey Brown's careless riding suspension with the jockey free to ...
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Groom dies in accident at Kempton races

Groom dies in accident at Kempton races

A stablehand has died in an incident at Kempton races after apparently being kicked by a horse in the stabling ...
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Little Giant

Nash Rawiller highlights big day for Aussie jockeys in Hong Kong

Nash Rawiller wasn't sure if he would ever score 100 winners in Hong Kong, but the Australian jockey scored a ...
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Paul Murray trains trifecta at Nowra

Paul Murray trains trifecta at Nowra

South Coast trainer Paul Murray has trained the trifecta in the Mollymook Cup at Nowra on a day dedicated to ...
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Awesome Rock to gallop at Moonee Valley

Awesome Rock to gallop at Moonee Valley

Awesome Rock is one of the Cox Plate hopefuls scheduled to gallop at Moonee Valley's Breakfast With The Best trackwork ...
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Hayes happy with Almoonqith heading to Cup

Hayes happy with Almoonqith heading to Cup

David Hayes was taken by the performance of Almoonqith for fourth in the Caulfield Cup and believes he is on ...
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Williams to appeal careless riding ban

Williams to appeal careless riding ban

Craig Williams will need to win an appeal against a careless riding suspension if he is to ride Hauraki in ...
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Top Queensland mares to miss spring

Top Queensland mares to miss spring

Queensland's best race mares Miss Cover Girl and Sold For Song will be spelled with a view to summer campaigns ...
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Hall proud of Nick's Caulfield Cup win

Hall proud of Nick’s Caulfield Cup win

Former jockey Greg Hall missed out on a Caulfield Cup win his decorated career but was at Caulfield to see ...
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Waller splits stayers heading towards Cup

Waller splits stayers heading towards Cup

Chris Waller hopes to get a couple of the stable's stayers back into form by running them in the Geelong ...
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Go Dreaming fairytale not over yet

Go Dreaming fairytale not over yet

South Australian trainer Grant Kluske is eyeing the Bendigo Cup for Caulfield Cup runner Go Dreaming ...
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Buffering fitter for Manikato

Buffering fitter for Manikato

Trainer Robert Heathcote has been harder on Buffering since his last-start defeat ...
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Winx

Cox Plate hopefuls work well at Moonee Valley

2016 Cox Plate hopefuls Winx and Yankee Rose have both worked well at Moonee Valley in preparation for the Group ...
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Almanzor

Almanzor brilliant in Group 1 Champion Stakes

ALMANZOR showed why it's highly rated when winning the Group 1 Champion Stakes at Ascot overnight, taking its winning streak ...
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French horse Almanzor steals Ascot show

French horse Almanzor steals Ascot show

Almanzor has beaten Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Found to win the British Champion Stakes at Ascot ...
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Track talk: Are ticket prices chasing away the grass roots fan?

Track talk: Are ticket prices chasing away the grass roots fan?

THE grass roots murmurings about the ticket prices and general feel it costs too much for Victorians to enjoy a ...
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Can Olly win his first Caulfield Cup in 16 years?

Can Olly win his first Caulfield Cup in 16 years?

Damien Oliver is shooting for his fifth Caulfield Cup and first in 16 years, and he thinks the European-trained Snow ...
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