Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 17th August

This day 17th 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.


Doomben betting tips

Doomben racing preview & top value bets | Wednesday, August 18

HorseBetting's Queensland racing analyst takes a look at the best bets and value picks for the Doomben meeting on Wednesday, ...
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Eduardo

Eduardo & Gytrash begin Everest prep with Warwick Farm trials

Eduardo and Gytrash began their preparations on Tuesday morning at the Warwick Farm trials, with both sprinters headed towards The ...
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Punt Drunk: Wines chasing more than one trophy this spring

Punt Drunk: Wines chasing more than one trophy this spring

Punt Drunk takes a look back at some of the major news stories from over the weekend, including Port Adelaide ...
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Sandown Hillside betting tips & odds | Wednesday, August 18

Sandown Hillside betting tips & odds | Wednesday, August 18

HorseBetting's James Herbert takes a look at the best bets and top quaddie picks on offer for this Wednesday's meeting ...
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Kensington betting tips

Kensington racing tips, top odds & value bets | August 18, 2021

HorseBetting’s Sydney form analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie selections for the seven-race card that will be run ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 17, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 17, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees four meetings being held around the country on this Tuesday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Mackay horse racing tips

Mackay racing tips & value bets – Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Queensland racing heads to Mackay on Tuesday for an eight-piece card. Check out the best odds and value bets on ...
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Cascadian

Spring Racing Contenders: Horses to watch in 2020

All eyes are on the Spring Racing Carnival after a bumper weekend at Caulfield and Randwick which saw a number ...
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Tavidance

Change of plans for Cup-bound mare Oceanex

Trainers Mick Price and Michael Kent Junior have had a change of heart and will kick off Oceanex's Melbourne Cup ...
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Aramaayo

Blinkered Aramaayo puts rivals in the shade in Kranji Mile

Former Godolphin galloper Aramaayo has claimed his highest prize since he began racing in Singapore when he landed the $1 ...
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Con Te Partiro

US plans remain for Tulloch Lodge mare

Connections of Con Te Partiro have drawn up contingency plans in the event the coronavirus pandemic prevents them from pursuing ...
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Bivouac underlines Everest credentials

Bivouac underlines Everest credentials

Two-time Group One winner Bivouac has scored an impressive barrier trial win under Hugh Bowman in his first public appearance ...
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Julius

Julius on track for Foxbridge Plate assignment

An eye-catching run at the Taupo trials last week has trainer John Bell confident his stable star Julius is right ...
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Saracino

Saracino breaks long drought with stakes win in Perth

A three-year absence from the winners’ enclosure was ended in spectacular style on Saturday when ex-Kiwi galloper Saracino led all ...
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Terry Moseley

Moseley collects winning treble at Riccarton

One of the elder statesman of the South Island jockey ranks was to the fore at Riccarton as he collected ...
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Major Tom

Major Tom takes out Riccarton feature

Ruakaka trainer Kenny Rae enjoyed a red-letter day at Riccarton on Saturday as two of his three-horse team that he ...
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Mystic Journey

Mystic Journey claims PB Lawrence Stakes

Mystic Journey has extended her winning streak to seven with an impressive first-up victory in the Group Two PB Lawrence ...
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Nash Rawiller

Rawiller and Boss back as Randwick winners

Jockeys Nash Rawiller and Glen Boss have turned back the clock with winners at Randwick and signalled there are more ...
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Begood Toya Mother

Begood Toya Mother makes it six in a row

The Daniel Bowman-trained Begood Toya Mother has won for the sixth consecutive time, taking the step up to Listed grade ...
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Kubis

Kubis set for staying features after upset

The decision to miss the winter carnival with stayer Kubis looks set to reap a reward after his first-up win ...
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Endless Drama

Endless Drama takes Foxbridge Plate

Fireworks were expected at Te Rapa on Saturday as several of last season’s equine stars kicked off their new spring ...
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Exhilarates

Exhilarates impresses in Quezette Stakes

Godolphin filly Exhilarates has made an impressive winning return as a three-year-old, taking out the Group Three Quezette Stakes at ...
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Bivouac

Bivouac blitzes rivals in Vain Stakes win

The James Cummings-trained colt Bivouac has made an impressive return to racing as a three-year-old, winning the Group Three Vain ...
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Pandemic, pictured on the right, is one of the key chances in the Kensington Stakes.

Pandemic steps up to score Randwick win

Godolphin's Pandemic has stepped up from his debut win at Wyong to win at Randwick and add his name to ...
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Libertini

Libertini tunes up for Group 2 Silver Shadow

Boom filly Libertini has had a race day outing a week out from her return in the Silver Shadow Stakes ...
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Connemara

Connemara makes up for string of placings

After four consecutive second place finishes, Connemara has broken through for a win on Randwick's Kensington track ...
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Clinton McDonald

Benitoite proves too strong at Caulfield

Damien Oliver has weaved some of his magic to guide Benitoite to victory in the Black Caviar Tribute Handicap at ...
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Polly Grey

Te Rapa specialist back on top at favourite venue

Matamata mare Polly Grey underlined her affinity for the sand based Te Rapa track when she scored comfortably over 1600m ...
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Epic Girl

Anderson credits staff for stable success

The Chris Anderson-Robert Heathcote partnership continued its successful run with staff getting a lot of the credit at Eagle Farm ...
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Lambrusco

Lambrusco takes step up to open class in his stride

Under-rated stayer Lambrusco made it three wins in a row when he produced a powerful late sprint to register his ...
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Pippie

Pippie races to convincing Caulfield win

Pippie is set to step up in grade in the Group Three Cockram Stakes next start after the talented mare ...
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Ilwendo

Ilwendo shows liking for Queensland racing

Former German horse Ilwendo showed his liking for Queensland scoring his second Brisbane win at Eagle Farm ...
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Don't Waiver

Fradd a fan of smart winner Don’t Waiver

Jockey Robbie Fradd believes Don't Waiver could have won by further in his impressive Eagle Farm victory ...
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Houtzen

Group One Nunthorpe for Houtzen

Australian sprinter Houtzen is likely to run in the Group One Nunthorpe Stakes after her fine second to Battaash at ...
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Enable

Magical to take on Enable at York

Enable and Magical look set to clash for the fourth time after Aidan O'Brien supplemented the latter for the Yorkshire ...
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Land Of Plenty on path towards G1 targets

Land Of Plenty on path towards G1 targets

Land Of Plenty will resume in the Listed Regal Roller Stakes and is being aimed towards the Group One Sir ...
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Star jockey Craig Williams

Williams in charge of Keys promising 3YOs

Craig Williams is happy to get aboard a couple of Cranbourne three-year-old trial winners for trainer Ken Keys at Caulfield ...
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Newnham expects 1300m to suit The Enzo

Newnham expects 1300m to suit The Enzo

Trainer Mark Newnham believes Inglis Classic winner The Enzo can make the grade over 1300m in the Up And Coming ...
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Ace High begins Cup prep in Winx Stakes

Ace High begins Cup prep in Winx Stakes

Ace High's trainer David Payne is under no illusions about the Cup contender beating Winx at Randwick but does think ...
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Currie back on Sunlight in Quezette Stakes

Currie back on Sunlight in Quezette Stakes

Luke Currie is looking forward to getting back on Sunlight in the Quezette Stakes after missing her most recent start ...
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No weight issues this time for Hartnell

No weight issues this time for Hartnell

Hartnell and Craig Williams are back to defend their crown in the Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Oohood on target for Silver Shadow return

Oohood on target for Silver Shadow return

Triple Group One placegetter Oohood gets her latest chance to shed her maiden tag when she resumes in the Silver ...
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Long wait over for the talented Big Tree

Long wait over for the talented Big Tree

The injury-plagued Big Tree will finally make it back to the racetrack at the Gold Coast after nearly two years ...
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Boyd conscious again after trackwork fall

Boyd conscious again after trackwork fall

Anthony Boyd is conscious and talking following a trackwork fall that saw him airlifted to a Melbourne hospital ...
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Anderson chases money for Dato Tan

Anderson chases money for Dato Tan

Trainer Chris Anderson is keen to win a Saturday metropolitan race with Colour of Money for the gelding's owner Dato ...
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Vinevale in search of coveted black-type

Vinevale in search of coveted black-type

Ruakaka trainers Chris Gibbs and Michelle Bradley are shooting high in a bid to carry on from a flood of ...
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Dolcetto chasing Tarzino spot

Dolcetto chasing Tarzino spot

Levin trainer Sylvia Kay is hoping a bold performance at Waverley on Saturday will be enough to sneak Dolcetto into ...
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Bright future tipped for Kiwi-bred Grunt

Bright future tipped for Kiwi-bred Grunt

Trainer Mick Price is eagerly awaiting Saturday’s Group 2 P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m) with a trio of gallopers set for ...
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Emirates target for Humidor

Emirates target for Humidor

Champion Victorian trainer Darren Weir will saddle six of the 16 runners in Saturday’s Group 2 P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m), ...
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Potential Cox Plate campaign for Milseain

Potential Cox Plate campaign for Milseain

Milseain, a full-sister to Hong Kong Champion Werther, is set to start her spring preparation at Randwick on Saturday, which ...
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Torcedor to join Wohler in Germany

Torcedor to join Wohler in Germany

Top-class stayer Torcedor is to leave Jessica Harrington's yard after being sold to continue his racing career in Germany with ...
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New training track for Mornington

New training track for Mornington

The Mornington Racecourse will soon have a new all-weather synthetic training track to replace an existing sand training track ...
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Winx after trackwork

Winx champion NSW horse of the year

Winx has claimed another award ahead of her return to racing, being named the NSW Horse of the Year for ...
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Former Godolphin trainer John O'Shea

Plumptre fined, O’Shea guilty in strangles

Former Godolphin Australia managing director Henry Plumptre has been fined in the strangles case with ex Godolphin trainer John O'Shea ...
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Star jumper Wells

Wells aiming for third GN Steeplechase win

Ten-year-old gelding Wells will have eight rivals at Ballarat as he attempts to win a third Grand National Steeplechase ...
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Victoria horse trainer Darren Weir

Weir with strong hand in Lawrence Stakes

The PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield is set to feature the return of a host of trainer Darren Weir's spring ...
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Former Hong Kong star Packing Eagle

Group NZ success in mind for Packing Eagle

Retired after 19 starts in Hong Kong, the six-time winner is set for a new lease on life under Trevor ...
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Ubet - part of the Tatts Group

Ubet’s revenue and turnover drop

Wet weather has been blamed for a drop in wagering giant Ubet's revenue and turnover for the past financial year ...
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Winx after trackwork

Winx ‘exactly where we want her to be’

Trainer Chris Waller, jockey Hugh Bowman and the owners of Winx are all noticing slight differences this campaign but are ...
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South African jockey Brandon Morgenrood

Morgenrood ready for NZ action

The former South African apprentice champion is eager to get started after earning his NZ jockey licence ...
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Winx

Winx duel a stepping stone to Epsom: Bott

Ecuador starts his bid for next month's Group One Epsom Handicap at Randwick with a seemingly impossible task against super ...
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Top colt Jukebox

Jukebox on song for Caulfield return

Trainer Ciaron Maher says Jukebox has had a good preparation for his three-year-old return in the Vain Stakes at Caulfield ...
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NZ galloper Gingernuts

G1 winning NZ horses in Taupo trials

Several of New Zealand's top liners will step out in barrier trials at Taupo ahead of Australian spring carnival missions ...
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Murtasteel at Kembla Grange

Darryl McLellan in Gold Coast comeback

Group One-winning jockey Darryl McLellan is set to ride in a race for the first time in five years with ...
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Promising NZ galloper Astor

Black-type hopeful Astor to be tested at Taupo

Next stop is Taupo for the NZ Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series, but the filly's trainers have the Gold Trail Stakes ...
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Craiglea Deken wins Townsville Guineas

Krystle Johnston close to 100 career wins

Trainer Krystle Johnston has a chance to bring up 100 career wins in just three years with veterans Craiglea Deken ...
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Catchy wins Blue Diamond Stakes

Fitness edge for Witness at Caulfield

Trainer Stuart Webb believes race fitness can give Crown Witness an edge when she runs in the Quezette Stakes at ...
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Mildura Racing Club

City in sight for Rat With Goldtooth

Trainer Paul Preusker says his talented four-year-old will have an edge on Friday and could be headed to the big ...
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Charlie Boy at Randwick

Charlie Boy set to break win drought

Veteran Charlie Boy hasn't won in 18 months but a return to his favourite track and distance could herald a ...
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Dolcetto

Rising star Dolcetto shooting for four straight at Tauherenikau

FIVE-YEAR-OLD gelding Dolcetto is one of the rising stars in New Zealand racing and it's shooting for four consecutive wins ...
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Tommy Berry on Curren Mirotic

Berry has plenty on Australia to-do list

Tommy Berry will throw himself at the Hong Kong racing scene but still has plenty he wants to achieve in ...
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Lankan Rupee wins TJ Smith Stakes

Lawrence Stakes reduced to 12 runners

Trainer Mick Price has officially scratched his P B Lawrence Stakes acceptors Lankan Rupee and Duke Of Brunswick, leaving a ...
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Caulfield in Melbourne, Victoria

Late night flight for Most Important

Brisbane sprinter Most Important will make a late night flight to Melbourne after his original plane broke down ...
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Jockey Paul Hammersley

Paul Hammersley makes return at Doomben

Group One-winning jockey Paul Hammersley will return to riding at Doomben after being sidelined for five weeks with a broken ...
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Clayton Mitchell

New Zealand First fights for Racing Amendment Bill to be passed

IT'S no secret the New Zealand racing industry is in need of some serious financial help and there appears to ...
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Randwick racing tips for May 29

Warwick Stakes at Randwick betting tips, form and odds, August 19

WINX returns to kick off its spring campaign in the Warwick Stakes at Randwick and we have free tips, odds ...
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Winx has final work-out ahead of return

Winx has final work-out ahead of return

Champion Winx has had her final work-out ahead of the Warwick Stakes, her first step towards a record-equalling third Cox ...
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Simon Morrish to front RAD Board

Simon Morrish to front RAD Board

Victorian trainer Simon Morrish will front the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board over an alleged race day treatment ...
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Queensland news

Short drive to Eagle Farm for Johnston

Krystle Johnston will have a shorter drive than usual when she takes her horses to Eagle Farm rather than far-flung ...
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NSW racing news

Schofield cops careless riding ban

Glyn Schofield will miss the Run To The Rose after copping a careless riding ban on top of a suspension ...
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NSW racing news

Suspension sours Bolozhinskyi’s Sydney win

Apprentice jockey Vad Bolozhinskyi has had his first win on a Sydney track soured by a careless riding suspension ...
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Queensland news

Solar Burst appreciates Doomben

Former Victorian mare Solar Burst has appreciated the switch from Eagle Farm to Doomben to register her first win for ...
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Vic racing

Warrnambool on standy for National meeting

Racing Victoria will consider shifting the Grand National Steeplechase meeting to Warrnambool if the weather forecast worsens ...
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NSW racing news

Classy colt Spirit And Fire wins debut

A $700,000 colt out of outstanding race mare Amelia's Dream has won strongly on debut at Canterbury ...
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NSW racing news

Warwick Stakes tactics no concern for Winx

Jockey Hugh Bowman will be left to ride Winx how he chooses when the champion mare resumes in the Group ...
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Vic racing

Nolen gets first win since injury lay-off

Multiple Group One-winning jockey Luke Nolen has ridden his first winner since his return to the saddle after a race ...
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Vic racing

Wide draw for Keen Array in Carlyon

Connections of Keen Array will consider whether to start Keen Array from a wide gate in the Carlyon Stakes or ...
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NSW racing news

Warwick Stakes tactics no concern for Winx

Jockey Hugh Bowman will be left to ride Winx how he chooses when the champion mare resumes in the Group ...
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Queensland news

Qld’s biggest bookmaker to scale back

Disillusioned Queensland bookmaker Lindsay Gallagher will no longer field at metropolitan meetings ...
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Vic racing

Rough Justice fitter for second-up run

Rough Justice was a winner at Moonee Valley during his previous preparation and will be chasing another victory at the ...
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Queensland news

Short drive to Eagle Farm for Johnston

Krystle Johnston will hav a shorter drive than usual when she takes her horses to Eagle Farm rather than far-flung ...
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Vic racing

O’Malley down for return in Carlyon Stakes

The prospect of a forgiving Moonee Valley surface should help lightly raced sprinter O'Malley when he makes his return from ...
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NSW racing news

Manaya a live chance for Silver Shadow

Young trainer Michael Costa's stable star Manaya could give him the biggest win of his career in the Group Two ...
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Queensland news

O’Reilly Cyrus on Golden Rose mission

Brisbane trainer Liam Birchley believes O'Reilly Cyrus can be a force in the Golden Rose but first she has to ...
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Vic racing

Sweet Sherry to step out for Corstens team

Stakes winning filly Sweet Sherry will step out at Moonee Valley over 1200m in her first start since joining the ...
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NSW racing news

Six to oppose Winx in Warwick Stakes

Champion mare Winx is the odds-on favourite to make a winning return in the Group Two Warwick Stakes at Randwick ...
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NSW racing news

Lees believes Lucia’s best chance will come in the Cox Plate

TRAINER Kris Lees will line up current second favourite Lucia Valentina ($5.50 at Sportsbet) in the Group 2 Warwick Stakes ...
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Vic racing

Wells going for 2nd Grand National Steeple

The $350,000 Grand National Steeplechase and $125,000 JJ Houlahan Hurdle headline the six jumps races at Ballarat ...
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NSW racing news

Srikandi to join Ktichwin broodmare band

Dual Group One-winning mare Srikandi will not race again with the six-year-old to be served by Snitzel ...
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Vic racing

Scans show no fractures for Stackhouse

Jockey Daniel Stackhouse has lacerations to his shin, soft tissue damage and bone bruising after a race fall at Pakenham ...
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