Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 17th May

This day 17th May 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.


Cairns horse racing tips

Cairns racing tips & best value bets | Tuesday, May 18

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert brings you the best bets, latest odds and top quaddie picks for the Cairns races on Tuesday, ...
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Moe races

Moe racing preview, best odds & value bets | Tuesday, May 18

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert takes a look at the top bets and quaddie selections on offer at the Moe race meeting ...
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Kinloch

Newcastle racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Tuesday, May 18

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert brings you the best value bets and top quaddie picks for the Newcastle race meeting on Tuesday, ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | May 17, 2021

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

Horse racing around the country sees just two meetings scheduled to help kickstart the working week. Our racing analysts here ...
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Ashley Schaeffer - Eastbound and Down

Punt Drunk: Bob baffled as Medina Spirit flops in Preakness

Welcome to another week of #PuntDrunk - the only place for no-bull racing news on a daily basis. With the ...
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Punt Drunk: Realm Of Flowers hot favourite to win Melbourne Cup

Punt Drunk: Realm Of Flowers hot favourite to win Melbourne Cup

Punt Drunk daily brings you all the latest horse racing news and controversies around the sport of horse racing Australia ...
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Vega Magic

Vega regains some old Magic in Perth win

Veteran sprinter Vega Magic is back in the business of winning after making a successful return to Perth racing ...
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Injured jockey Duggan feels 'very lucky'

Injured jockey Duggan feels ‘very lucky’

NSW jockey Jenny Duggan admits luck was on her side as she recovers from injuries suffered in a race fall ...
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Wisdom Of Water

Wisdom Of Water is the real deal: Fradd

International jockey Robbie Fradd says new JJ Atkins favourite Wisdom Of Water will have no problems handling the high-pressure of ...
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Thunder Mania

Symons-Laxon 2YO on track for Atkins start

Thunder Mania has emphasised his claims for the Group One JJ Atkins at Eagle Farm with an important win ...
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Gai Waterhouse

Select Queensland team for Tulloch Lodge

Trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott will have a smaller than usual presence in Brisbane this winter but they still ...
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Hanseatic

Hanseatic to stay on sprint path in spring

Multiple stakes-winning colt Hanseatic is likely to be targeted at sprint races during his spring campaign ...
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Georgina Cartwright

Cartwright looking forward to Vic return

Apprentice Georgina Cartwright says the decision to base herself in Adelaide for the carnival was the right choice but she ...
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Queensland media negotiations are ongoing

Queensland media negotiations are ongoing

The negotiations for media rights in Queensland are ongoing despite the Brisbane Racing Club re-signing with Sky Channel ...
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Strict protocols for Irish horse racing

Strict protocols for Irish horse racing

Horse Racing Ireland has announced the resumption of racing with coronavirus protocols involving trainers, jockeys and racecourse staff ...
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New York racetracks cleared for reopening

New York racetracks cleared for reopening

Horse racing in New York is on the verge of resuming behind closed doors at Belmont Park, Aqueduct and Saratoga ...
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Victory Eight

Surprise victory in Wayne Wilson

Punters discounted Victory Eight at their peril at the Sunshine Coast on Friday night, with the Nadeem gelding taking out ...
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John Wheeler

Wheels to keep on turning

New Plymouth trainer John Wheeler still has a zest for life and passion for racing that will keep him in ...
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Kenny Rae

Travel plans of a different variety for Rae

Ruakaka trainer Kenny Rae was meant to be lapping up the sun in Queensland right now, but instead he is ...
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Mr Croissant

Tasty Croissant

Mr Croissant (118lb) will chase some Saturday silverware in the Class 3 Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Trophy Handicap (1200m) ...
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Zac Purton

Purton’s out for amends

John Moore has expressed his intention to have all guns blazing in his attempt to seal a seventh Hong Kong ...
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Right Choice

Right Choice for Rispoli

Frankie Lor will try to scupper Champion’s Way’s winning streak with his own talented prospect Right Choice (122lb). The four-year-old ...
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Champion’s Way

Rising star Champion’s Way goes for six in a row

Champion’s Way’s (132lb) unbeaten streak goes on the line in the finale at Sha Tin on Saturday (18 May) as ...
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Doomben track to be ideal for Cup

Doomben track to be ideal for Cup

Doomben has escaped most of the heavy rain around Brisbane and the track should be ideal for the Doomben Cup ...
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Pride says Time is right for Group 3 test

Pride says Time is right for Group 3 test

Trainer Joe Pride believes Passage Of Time is ready to rise to his next challenge when he makes his Brisbane ...
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Newham-trained filly bred to be a winner

Newham-trained filly bred to be a winner

Queensland's best Oaks hopeful, the Gary Newham-trained Winning Ways, has the right breeding to be a top stayer ...
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Moroney tests Wham over trip at Flemington

Moroney tests Wham over trip at Flemington

Trainer Mike Moroney holds reservations over Wham running out 2000m but is happy to give him a try in The ...
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Strong hand for Kim Waugh at Rosehill

Strong hand for Kim Waugh at Rosehill

Kim Waugh believes lightly raced stayer White Boots has the scope to deliver the stable consecutive wins in the Lord ...
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Steve Tregea trio to tackle Doomben

Steve Tregea trio to tackle Doomben

The Steve Tregea-trained Bergerac will have blinkers for the first time as he and his equally talented stablemates Prioritise and ...
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Santa Ana Lane to run for TAB in Everest

Santa Ana Lane to run for TAB in Everest

Star sprinter Santa Ana Lane will run for race sponsor TAB in the $14 million Everest at Randwick ...
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Jamaican Rain right to take Goodwood spot

Jamaican Rain right to take Goodwood spot

A gallop at Cranbourne has convinced trainer Richard Laming to pay a late nomination for Jamaican Rain to take her ...
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Plan to expedite Ben Currie hearings

Plan to expedite Ben Currie hearings

Queensland stewards hope to expedite outstanding hearings into charges against Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie following a Supreme Court ruling ...
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Stablemates to tackle Flemington straight

Stablemates to tackle Flemington straight

Training partners Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra will have a two-pronged attack on a sprint race at Flemington, saddling Rock ...
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Jazzland fit and ready for Rosehill test

Jazzland fit and ready for Rosehill test

Trainer Kristen Buchanan has high expectations for Jazzland in the long-term and is looking forward to testing him in Saturday ...
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Gem on song for Doomben Cup

Gem on song for Doomben Cup

A change of riding tactics is expected to help Gem Song become the third three-year-old to win the weight-for-age Doomben ...
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I'm A Rippa to back up in BRC Sprint

I’m A Rippa to back up in BRC Sprint

Trainer Tony Gollan has had no hesitation in backing I'm A Rippa up in the BRC Sprint at Doomben, a ...
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Telecaster digs deep to win Dante

Telecaster digs deep to win Dante

Too Darn Hot has been upstaged by Telecaster in a surprise result in the Dante Stakes at York ...
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Winston Peters

Betting Levy to be repealed

Racing Minister Winston Peters has announced a repeal of the betting levy (racing totalisator duty) currently paid by the racing ...
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Big Mike

Phelan showcases his versatility at Te Rapa

Shaun Phelan will wear two hats at Te Rapa on Saturday. The Cambridge horseman will don his riding helmet for ...
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Sheezallmine

Sheezallmine ready for Australian debut

Young Matamata trainer Daniel Miller is sticking to the Kiwis when he starts his smart filly Sheezallmine against some promising ...
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Maximum Security owners file lawsuit

Maximum Security owners file lawsuit

Gary and Mary West, the owners of Maximum Security, have filed a lawsuit seeking to have the Kentucky Derby disqualification ...
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NZ mare in first run for Lindsay Park

NZ mare in first run for Lindsay Park

New Zealand Group One-winning mare La Bella Diosa will make her debut for Lindsay Park in a 1400m-race at Flemington ...
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Our Belisa resumes search for black-type

Our Belisa resumes search for black-type

Randwick trainer John Thompson is looking forward to the return of Our Belisa at Rosehill for her first start this ...
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Port Macquarie betting tips & form for Friday, May 18

Port Macquarie betting tips & form for Friday, May 18

PORT Macquarie is racing this Friday and the punters have a strong eight race card for punters to wager upon ...
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Japanese influence in Doomben Cup

Japanese influence in Doomben Cup

Japan's growing influence on Australian racing will again be shown if it can provide the quinella in the Group One ...
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Geelong racing tips for January 24 2021

Geelong betting tips & full form for Friday, May 18

GEELONG hosts a strong eight race card this Friday and we've cast our eye over the entire day of racing ...
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NZ training record for Baker-Forsman duo

NZ training record for Baker-Forsman duo

Training partners Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman have set a New Zealand training record with their 115th win ...
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Training record down to team effort

Training record down to team effort

The foundation on which Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman’s outstanding season has been built is team-work. The Cambridge trainers surpassed ...
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Savabeel’s son writes new story at Norwegian Park

Savabeel’s son writes new story at Norwegian Park

A Group 1-performed son of champion stallion Savabeel will take Norwegian Park to a new level when he begins his ...
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Kelly Schweida

Magstock to improve on first-up record

Former Singapore horse Magstock is big odds in the Group Three BRC Sprint but has an excellent placing strike-rate when ...
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Champ Elect ready to boost Munce's winter

Champ Elect ready to boost Munce’s winter

The Chris Munce-trained former top two-year-old Champ Elect has returned from a good spell to be ready to take a ...
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Damien Oliver chasing some Goodwood Magic

Damien Oliver chasing some Goodwood Magic

Champion jockey Damien Oliver says sprinter Vega Magic is spot-on ahead of his defence of the Goodwood at Morphettville ...
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Barrier draws not that kind for Quality

Barrier draws not that kind for Quality

Trainer Robbie Griffiths has elected to keep Divine Quality at home and run at Flemington after she drew barrier 16 ...
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Noire poised for comeback at Rosehill

Noire poised for comeback at Rosehill

The promising Chris Waller-trained mare Noire will resume at Rosehill as she builds into a campaign targeting the Group One ...
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Moher chases consolation win for Godolphin

Moher chases consolation win for Godolphin

Moher has the chance to give Godolphin a consolation win in the BRC Sprint after the scratching of It's Somewhat ...
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Roller coaster continues for McGillivray

Roller coaster continues for McGillivray

Jockey Matt McGillivray's roller coaster season will continue when he has his first Group One ride on Abbey Marie in ...
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Lindsay Park doubles up in Andrew Ramsden

Lindsay Park doubles up in Andrew Ramsden

Sin To Win and Charlevoix will be out to add the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemington to Lindsay Park's ...
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Highly-regarded McCartney on the market

Highly-regarded McCartney on the market

Highly-regarded McCartney on the market Well-related Ruakaka maiden winner McCartney might find herself in stakes company if she’s not sold ...
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Savanna Amour overcomes minor problems

Savanna Amour overcomes minor problems

Quality mare Savanna Amour has overcome some minor problems to be ready for the first of three winter carnival runs ...
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Ground to suit mare’s home track bid

Ground to suit mare’s home track bid

Track conditions will play in Dressedtokill’s favour on her home turf at Riccarton on Friday. The capable mare is unbeaten ...
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Ben Currie

Ben Currie reaches 500 career winners

Trainer Ben Currie has now recorded 500 career wins and hopes to make it 12 in stakes races in the ...
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Gordon looking to double up

Gordon looking to double up

Betting against Will Gordon posting another jumping double aboard the stablemates It’s A Wonder and Justa Charlie at Te Rapa ...
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Four for Tsui as Purton notches century at Happy Valley

Four for Tsui as Purton notches century at Happy Valley

Trainer Me Tsui dominated proceedings at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 16 May) as he won four of the first five ...
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Kembla Grange firmers & drifters for Thursday, May 17

Kembla Grange firmers & drifters for Thursday, May 17

KEMBLA Grange is one of the main events on the Australian horse racing landscape and the punters have come hard ...
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Kilmore market movers for Thursday, May 17

Kilmore market movers for Thursday, May 17

KILMORE is racing this Thursday and the punters have gotten around the stacked nine race card. Where has the smart ...
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Harry Angel wins Duke of York Stakes

Harry Angel wins Duke of York Stakes

Star sprinter Harry Angel has made a successful start to his campaign with an authoritative display in the Duke of ...
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Justify draws barrier seven for Preakness

Justify draws barrier seven for Preakness

Justify has drawn barrier seven of eight as he bids to add the Preakness Stakes to his Kentucky Derby win ...
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Big Orange sidelined with injury

Big Orange sidelined with injury

Ascot Gold Cup winner Big Orange will not defend his title after being sidelined because of injury, trainer Michael Bell ...
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Archie Alexander

Alexander with two good Flemington chances

Trainer Archie Alexander is set to have two good chances at Flemington with three-year-old filly Spanner Head and import Fastnet ...
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Maiden victory for promising colt Sambro

Maiden victory for promising colt Sambro

Chris Waller has notched another training milestone at Warwick Farm as colt Sambro recorded the first win of his career ...
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Mount Panorama finally sheds maiden tag

Mount Panorama finally sheds maiden tag

Sydney galloper Mount Panorama has won at the Gold Coast to shed his tag as Australia's best maiden ...
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Hugh Bowman

High Bowman strikes with early Farm treble

Three-year-old filly Difficult To Get has a Sydney Saturday city race on her radar after scoring over her preferred distance ...
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Winx

Waller covets win in Winx race

Chris Waller has said winning the Rosehill race recognising Winx's elevation to the Australian Racing Hall of Fame would rate ...
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Williams, Miller earn Hall Of Fame status

Williams, Miller earn Hall Of Fame status

Lloyd Williams and John Miller have been inducted into the Australian Racing Hall Of Fame declaring it a great honour ...
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HorseBetting twitter chat

Twitter reacts to Winx entry into Australian Racing Hall of Fame

THE racing mid-week wrap this week was dominated by one horse and one horse only – the mighty mare Winx ...
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Winx

Winx joins racing’s elite in Hall of Fame

Champion racehorse Winx is one of 11 inductees into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame ...
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Cranbourne Night

Friday night racing at Cranbourne with form and free tips

WINTER might be coming, but night racing is still flourishing and we have form and tips for the eight-race card ...
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De Little Engine ready for Andrew Ramsden

De Little Engine ready for Andrew Ramsden

Trainer Danny O'Brien will have two runners in the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemington headed by last year's placegetter ...
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Rudy sneaks in to Doomben Cup field

Rudy sneaks in to Doomben Cup field

After looking certain to miss a start, Rudy has gained the final place in the Group One Doomben Cup field ...
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McCulloch follows family footsteps in Cup

McCulloch follows family footsteps in Cup

Kiwi jockey Kelly McCulloch is hoping she can be as successful in Brisbane as her sister Rosie Myers was on ...
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Winx wins 2016 Doncaster

Winx inducted to Hall of Fame

Champion racehorse Winx is one of 11 new inductees into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame ...
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Black Heart Bart

Group 1 Darley Goodwood early betting tips, market and barriers

BLACK Heart Bart has opened as the favourite for the 2017 Group 1 Darley Goodwood at Morphettville - one of ...
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DK Weir

Doomben Cup favourite arrives in Brisbane

The Darren Weir-trained Articus and Star Exhibit have arrived in Brisbane for the Doomben Cup after flight delays ...
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Vic racing

Royal Ascot unlikely for Griffith sprinter

Trainer Robbie Griffith doubts The Quarterback will make it to Royal Ascot as the Newmarket Handicap winner prepares for The ...
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Pat Hyland among Hall of Fame inductees

Pat Hyland among Hall of Fame inductees

Pat Hyland's achievements as a jockey and trainer have been recognised with his entry into the Australian Racing Hall of ...
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NSW racing news

Heys weighs up Syd, Bris races for Spieth

Trainer Bryce Heys' plans for Spieth are llikely to be decided by an unfavourable order of entry for the Fred ...
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Queensland news

Tony Gollan fined $1000 for verbal abuse

Tony Gollan has been found guilty of verbal abuse towards a member of rival trainer Rob Heathcote's staff ...
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Vic racing

Bowman’s wait and see on Rain Affair start

Rain Affair will be an acceptor for The Straight Six at Flemington, but will only run if the track is ...
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Pat Hyland among Hall of Fame inductees

Pat Hyland among Hall of Fame inductees

Pat Hyland's achievements as a jockey and trainer have been recognised with his entry into the Australian Racing Hall of ...
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NSW racing news

Janiak’s wisdom an inspiration for Dwyer

Kiseki Dane is one of just three horses Mick Dwyer trains out of Newcastle, but the four-year-old is in top ...
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NSW racing tips

Tips and betting info for Wednesday, May 18 Randwick quaddie

ONE of the best tracks in Australia hosts the Wednesday quaddie this week with Randwick returning after a busy Championships schedule ...
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Queensland news

Bogenhuber suspension overturned on appeal

Sky Bogenhuber has successfully appealed against a suspension for her handling of Happy Event in the Darello Stakes at Toowoomba ...
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NSW racing news

Murray pleads not guilty in cobalt case

Trainer Paul Murray has pleaded not guilty to cobalt charges relating to stored samples which showed higher than allowed levels ...
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UK News

So Mi Dar out of Epsom Oaks with lameness

So Mi Dar, regarded as a major threat to the odds-on favourite Minding, will not run in the English Oaks ...
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Vic racing

Cup winner heads R A Lee Stakes entries

Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance headlines 17 nominations for the Group Three R A Lee Stakes at Morphettville ...
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