Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 18th September

This day 18th September 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.


Sierra Sue

Sierra Sue continues hot form with a win in the Sir Rupert Clarke

There was no bad luck for Sierra Sue on Saturday, as the mare broke through for her maiden Group 1 ...
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Nonconformist

Nonconformist books his spot in the Caulfield Cup

Nonconformist booked his way into the $5M Caulfield Cup after a narrow win in Saturday’s MRC Foundation Cup at Caulfield ...
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Eduardo

Eduardo proves too good late in The Shorts at Randwick

People were calling it a ‘mini Everest’ as six confirmed Everest starters battled it out in The Shorts and it ...
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Verry Elleegant

Verry Elleegant claims the 2021 George Main Stakes

Verry Elleegant has made it a ninth Group 1 victory in the $1M George Main Stakes, defeating Riodini and Think ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | September 18, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | September 18, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees 12 meetings being held around the country on this Saturday afternoon, headlined by the ...
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Avantage

Star mare Avantage retired

Nine-time Group One winner Avantage has been retired from racing after suffering a tendon injury. The Jamie Richards-trained six-year-old was ...
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Elusive Express

Oaks path possible for promising filly

Jakkalberry is developing a knack for leaving quality three-year-olds. The ill-fated Novara Park stallion enjoyed Classic success last season through ...
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Nick Bishara

Champion mare helps alleviate Bishara’s lockdown blues

Auckland's extended lockdown is wearing thin with trainer Nick Bishara but the anticipation of another big weekend of racing is ...
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Frontman

Frontman a leading light at Hawke’s Bay

A week ago, the chances of talented four-year-old Frontman contesting the Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings looked slim, ...
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Loire

Pike well-armed on “transition day” at Hastings

Trainer Tony Pike has a host of runners at Hawke’s Bay on Saturday including exciting one-win three-year-old The Irishman, who ...
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RV Cancels Country Race Meets Due To COVID

RV Cancels Country Race Meets Due To COVID

Victoria will host just two race meetings across the state on Melbourne Cup day after several others were abandoned due ...
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Pinmedown

Savvy Racing gears up for landmark day

With runners in two stakes races, the opening day of the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival at Hastings looms as a ...
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Mugatoo Delivers Kris Lees A Hometown Cup

Mugatoo Delivers Kris Lees A Hometown Cup

Local trainer Kris Lees has celebrated a sentimental win in the Newcastle Cup with classy import Mugatoo, who has lumped ...
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Alchemia

Hastings milestone may be on cards

Alchemia could provide Katrina and Simon Alexander with a memorable milestone at Hastings on Saturday if she lives up to ...
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Shared Ambition

Kingston Town Stakes 2020 betting tips, odds & form

The Group 3 Kingston Town Stakes is the penultimate race on a blockbuster card at Royal Randwick. With all places ...
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Farnan Out Of Golden Rose But Into Everest

Farnan Out Of Golden Rose But Into Everest

Part-owners Aquis are keeping faith in Golden Slipper winner Farnan, confirming the colt will represent their slot in the $15 ...
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Russian Camelot

Morphettville racing tips & odds – Saturday, 19 September 2020

We'll be racing on a Good 4 when a nine-race program gets underway at Morphettville on Saturday afternoon, with a ...
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Sargent Says Brandenburg Can Bounce Back

Sargent Says Brandenburg Can Bounce Back

Trainer John Sargent expects Group One placegetter Brandenburg to show his true colours at Randwick after recovering well from a ...
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The Chosen One

Caulfield racing tips & best bets – Saturday, 19 September 2020

It is Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day at Caulfield, where nine races will be set down for judgement this Saturday ...
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Georgina Cartwright

Cartwright Gets Gollan’s Stamp Of Approval

Georgina Cartwright's northern sojourn begins at the Gold Coast where she has been entrusted with the rides on two odds-on ...
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Clark Keen On Chances Of Tulloch Lodge Duo

Clark Keen On Chances Of Tulloch Lodge Duo

Jockey Tim Clark will combine with Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott in two stakes races at Randwick and he expects ...
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John Thompson

Gear Change For Dreamforce In George Main

Frontrunner Dreamforce will have the blinkers off when he takes on a select field of six rivals in the Group ...
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Gold Coast horse racing

Gold Coast racing tips & value bets – Saturday, 19 September 2020

Queensland racing heads down the highway to the Gold Coast on Saturday for Pink Ribbon Cup Day. Check out the ...
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Pretty Brazen

McEvoy In Pretty Brazen Chase For Dollars

Tony McEvoy is happy with the strength of his two-pronged attack on the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield where ...
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Snitz

Royal Randwick racing tips – Saturday, 19 September 2020

Group 1 racing is back at Royal Randwick this Saturday, with the George Main Stakes set to jump at 3:15pm ...
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Kilcoy Race Club

Kilcoy racing tips & best bets – Friday, 18 September 2020

Some good fields have come together for a nine-race card at Kilcoy in Queensland's Somerset Region this Friday ...
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Tofane

Tofane chasing stakes victory at Caulfield

Tofane, a placegetter at Group Two level last season, steps back up to Group racing at Caulfield in the How ...
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Super Titus

Lindsay Park splits Foundation Cup runners

With five acceptors in the MRC Foundation Cup at Caulfield, Lindsay Park will send two of those horses to Morphettville ...
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Sunlight

Wet track a query for Sunlight in Shorts

Rain in Sydney and a heavy rated track at Randwick has cast doubts over whether Everest-bound mare Sunlight will take ...
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Stay Gold

Stay Gold wins maiden, sibling aims for Group 1

A few days before Iconoclasm chases a Group One win in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes, his little sister Stay ...
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Qld trainer banned for sample substitution

Qld trainer banned for sample substitution

Gold Coast trainer Brad Witt has been disqualified for 12 months after being found to have substituted someone else's urine ...
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Tommy Berry

Wet Randwick to suit top New Zealand mare

New Zealand mare Danzdanzdance will have conditions to suit at Randwick where she runs in the Group One George Main ...
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Furore

Furore return

BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) winner Furore caught the eye, running on for third under Grant van Niekerk in a ...
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Pakistan Star

O’Sullivan’s “radical” plan as Pakistan Star shines

Pakistan Star sparkled through a dirt track barrier trial at Sha Tin on Tuesday, 17 September as he warmed up ...
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Harlech

Harlech too good at Matamata

There was plenty of hype surrounding Harlech heading into his raceday resumption at Matamata on Wednesday and the exciting three-year-old ...
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Real Home and Away couple head up Everest

Real Home and Away couple head up Everest

Home and Away's James Stewart and Sarah Roberts have been named as the Everest Carnival's official ambassadors ...
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Stipes explain decision to overturn photo

Stipes explain decision to overturn photo

Queensland stewards have explained on what basis they overturned a photo-finish result from a race meeting two months ago ...
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Hong Kong Jockey Club

Hong Kong races off because of political unrest

Political unrest in Hong Kong has spread to racing with Happy Valley called off because of the threat to public ...
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Soda

Father and son combine for win

The father and son team of Darryn and Sam Weatherley combined at Matamata to record their first win together with ...
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Stuart Kendrick

Kendrick soldiers on for a change of luck

Trainer Stuart Kendrick started the day with a disappointment but things brightened when he produced another smart young horse at ...
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Ex-apprentice in induced coma after fall

Ex-apprentice in induced coma after fall

Former apprentice jockey Stephen Brown Jr has been airlifted to a Melbourne hospital in an induced coma following a fall ...
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Catalyst

Form expert rates Catalyst

Exciting galloper Catalyst has made the perfect start to his three-year-old season with his two stakes victories to date, and ...
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Hong Kong Jockey Club

Cancellation of Happy Valley Race meeting on 18 September

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (the Club) today (18 September) announced that the race meeting at Happy Valley Racecourse tonight ...
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Danzdanzdance

Danzdanzdance launches Sydney raid

Danzdanzdance will begin another raid on Sydney on Saturday when she lines-up in the Group 1 Colgate Optic White Stakes ...
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Tony McEvoy

Despatch ready for latest Group 1 test at 1400m

Calvin McEvoy expects Group One winner Despatch's Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes performance will give them clarity as to the sprinter's ...
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Joao Moreira

No Rush with Beauty

Zac Purton’s fellow three-time Hong Kong champion, Joao Moreira, will be aiming to keep close tabs on his rival. The ...
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Reliable Team

Reliable Team sights a Happy Valley hat-trick

Reliable Team has a perfect record to protect when he takes his place in section two of the Class 3 ...
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Pop Star Princess

Cornege cruising along with promising gallopers

A win by De Koning at Ruakaka on Saturday, along with a promising run from stablemate Pop Star Princess, has ...
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Darren Mcauliffe

Trainers speak out after Makybe Diva abuse

Trainers Darren Mcauliffe and Adam Trinder have spoken of the harassment they received after their horses finished one-two in the ...
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Profit

Guntantes, Profit clash highly anticipated

The clash of promising stablemates Guntantes and Profit looks like being the highlight of the Eagle Farm meeting ...
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Begood Toya Mother

Favourites draw well in Sir Rupert Clarke

Begood Toya Mother and Age Of Chivalry, two of the leading fancies for the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes ...
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Happy Clapper

Fields of 11 for George Main and Shorts

The George Main Stakes and The Shorts at Randwick have both attracted fields of 11 for the start of the ...
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Kris Lees

Full fields for Newcastle feature races

Local trainer Kris Lees will have multiple runners in his attempt to win the Newcastle Cup for the first time ...
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Larry Cassidy

Larry Cassidy set to return from injury

Multiple Group One-winning jockey Larry Cassidy is set to resume riding in races after recovering from a fractured leg ...
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Stuart Kendrick

Minor setback for Eric The Eel

Talented Eric The Eel's comeback has been delayed and he will begin his spring campaign a week later ...
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Group One-winning filly OK for race return

Group One-winning filly OK for race return

ATC Sires' Produce Stakes winner El Dorado Dreaming has been cleared to return to racing under new trainer Kris Lees ...
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Apprentice returns a winner after illness

Apprentice returns a winner after illness

Apprentice Ben Allen has ridden a double at Pakenham at his first meeting back following a stint on the sidelines ...
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Holy Snow ticked off for Sir Rupert Clarke

Holy Snow ticked off for Sir Rupert Clarke

Mick Price has removed all the gear from Holy Snow who he hopes will join stablemate Oregon's Day in the ...
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Out-of-form Weir runner targets NZ Group 1

Out-of-form Weir runner targets NZ Group 1

A need for softer tracks has been revealed as the reason for imported galloper Raw Impulse's switch to New Zealand ...
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Flemington jump-out chance for Chautauqua

Flemington jump-out chance for Chautauqua

Chautauqua will be allowed to trial sooner than expected after Racing Victoria stewards reached an agreement with their NSW counterparts ...
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Doyle answers Godolphin call for Caulfield

Doyle answers Godolphin call for Caulfield

Godolphin has called on leading UK jockey James Doyle's Australian experience for two important rides at Caulfield ...
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Carzoff penalised for Group 1 Metropolitan

Carzoff penalised for Group 1 Metropolitan

Newcastle Gold Cup winner Carzoff will carry 52.5kg in the Group One Metropolitan after being penalised 1.5kg for the $750,000 ...
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Seabrook spot on for Golden Rose assault

Seabrook spot on for Golden Rose assault

Seabrook is aiming to become the first filly to win the Golden Rose since the race was elevated to Group ...
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RV appoints Robert Cram as chief steward

RV appoints Robert Cram as chief steward

Racing Victoria has announced Robert Cram as chairman of stewards, replacing Terry Bailey who has moved to Singapore ...
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International flavour could spice up Group 1

International flavour could spice up Group 1

Saturday’s Group 1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) at Hastings has received an injection of international flavour with the late entry ...
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Lucky Bubbles departs for Japan

Lucky Bubbles departs for Japan

Hong Kong runner Lucky Bubbles departed from Sha Tin Racecourse for Japan in the early hours of today (Tuesday, 18 ...
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Verry Elleegant joins leading Victorian stable

Verry Elleegant joins leading Victorian stable

Ardmore Lodge-trainer Nick Bishara has confirmed that his talented three-year-old filly Verry Elleegant has been sold to a Trans-Tasman syndicate ...
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Graff draws barrier four in Golden Rose

Graff draws barrier four in Golden Rose

The Kris Lees-trained Graff has drawn well in barrier four in the 11-horse field for the Group One Golden Rose ...
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Avilius to miss Metropolitan Handicap

Avilius to miss Metropolitan Handicap

Imported Godolphin stayer Avilius has been taken out of the entries for the Metropolitan Handicap at Randwick and will instead ...
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All systems go for Menari in Rose

All systems go for Menari in Rose

Menari is a firming favourite for the $1 million Golden Rose and his trainer Gerald Ryan can find no kinks ...
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Most Important to run at Caulfield

Most Important to run at Caulfield

Trainer Tony Gollan is hoping sprinter Most Important has learned to handle Caulfield with the gelding ready for his second ...
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Nominations extended for G3 Colin Stephen

Nominations extended for G3 Colin Stephen

Newcastle Cup winner Broadside is among nominations for the Colin Stephen Quality but a decision on whether he starts is ...
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quaddie of the week

Wangaratta quaddie tips and specials for Tuesday, September 19

WE are striking early in the quaddie market this week as the HorseBetting.com.au team heads to Wangaratta for an interesting ...
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Stampede out to press Cup credentials

Stampede out to press Cup credentials

Five-year-old Stampede faces a test of his spring carnival credentials in the Naturalism Stakes, a race in which a Caulfield ...
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Happy Clapper favourite for Epsom

Happy Clapper favourite for Epsom

Favourite Happy Clapper will be the Epsom Handicap topweight with those above his 56.5kg expected to be non-runners ...
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Summer Passage

NZ news briefs – Summer’s spring Passage set in Melbourne

SUMMER Passage will make his next Australian appearance in the Group Three Caulfield Guineas Prelude on October 1. Trainer Lance ...
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Star Treasure

McKee pair set for sensational spring

KIWI trainer Stephen McKee is hoping to attack group one spring features as two of his top juveniles from last ...
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Rock On

Rock On ready for group one debut

CONNECTIONS of the black-type winner Rock On are agonisingly-close to a group one opportunity. They face a nervous wait to ...
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Penny Chenery

Secretariat’s owner Penny Chenery dies

Triple Crown winner Secretariat's owner/breeder Penny Chenery has died aged 95 ...
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HB Twitter wrap

Defending champs divide opinion in the Twitter racing wrap

SPRING is well and truly in the air as the big guns begin to make their way out onto the ...
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Almandin

Damien Oliver confirms Almandin booking

Jockey Damien Oliver has confirmed he has been booked to continue his association with defending Melbourne Cup champion Almandin ...
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Godolphin horse Kementari

Godolphin’s Kementari arrives in Melbourne

Godolphin colt Kementari has arrived in Melbourne and will have his next start in the Group Three Caulfield Guineas Prelude ...
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Midweek tips

Warwick Farm free tips and racing form, Wednesday September 20

WE have free tips, form and odds for racing at Warwick Farm this Wednesday which features a high quality eight-race ...
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Derby-winning trainer Geoff Wragg

Derby winning trainer Geoff Wragg has died

Veteran trainer Geoff Wragg, a multiple Classic winner, has died at the age of 87 ...
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Menari racehorse

Early betting picture: Golden Rose Stakes with form and free tips

THE Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes runs this Saturday and it's never too early to lock in some value with ...
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UK News

Keeneland before Breeders Cup for Tepin

All roads lead to the Breeders' Cup for Tepin after the mare extended her winning streak to eight in the ...
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NSW racing news

Astern to miss Caulfield Guineas lead-up

Group One-winning colt Astern has been ruled out of the Caulfield Guineas Prelude because of an elevated temperature ...
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Vic racing

Underwood the Cup lead-up for Tavago

Tavago will complete his Caulfield Cup preparation in the weight-for-age Underwood Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Queensland news

Miss Cover Girl to have second trial

Miss Cover Girl needs to prove to trainer Kelly Schweida she is worthy of a trip to Sydney when she ...
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NSW racing news

Rebel Dane jumping into Premiere

Trainer Gary Portelli has added some new activities to Rebel Dane's training regime to try to swtich him on for ...
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Vic racing

Sacred Elixir begins campaign in Prelude

Group One winner Sacred Elixir begins his spring campaign in the Caulfield Guineas Prelude ...
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Vic racing

Underwood the Cup lead-up for Tavago

Tavago will complete his Caulfield Cup preparation in the weight-for-age Underwood Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Vic racing

Leotie to stamp her Guineas credentials

The Henry Dwyer-trained Leotie will be out to confirm her standing as one of the leading Thousand Guineas contenders when ...
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NSW racing news

Third foal for champion Black Caviar

Black Caviar has given birth to her third foal, a filly by leading sire Snitzel ...
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Queensland news

Miss Cover Girl to have second trial

Miss Cover Girl needs to prove to trainer Kelly Schweida she is worthy of a trip to Sydney when she ...
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NSW racing news

Disappointing Japonisme to be vetted

Group One winner Japonisme is one of three spring contenders from the Chris Waller stable in doubt after two disappointing ...
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racing news

Moloney gets lightweight chance on Tivaci

Patrick Moloney is relishing his new job as stable rider for Mike Moroney and gets a Group One chance on ...
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Queensland news

Eagle Farm getting back to best

The new Eagle Farm track has passed its latest test with officials confident the spring growing season will help the ...
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NSW racing news

Tragedy strikes Grafton after hail storm

One horse is dead and two were taken to hospital after a freak hail storm hit Grafton on Thursday. Light ...
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