Horse Racing History: Today in racing 1st April

This day 1st April 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.


Punt Drunk : Classique Legend is set for an Everest return!

Punt Drunk : Classique Legend is set for an Everest return!

Punt Drunk Daily brings you all the latest Horse Racing news and controversies from around Australia, including the latest development ...
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Bonny Lass

Bonny Lass primed for Group One

Graham Richardson is an excited man ahead of the Group 1 Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni ...
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Riviera Rock

Eades hoping to go one better in Riverton Cup

Two years on from an agonising nose defeat in the Listed Carriers Arms Hotel Riverton Cup (2147m), the father-son training ...
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All Saints' Eve

Inside draw All-important for O’Shea mare

A good barrier draw has John O’Shea confident in the chances of All Saints’ Eve in the Emancipation Stakes ...
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Time To Celebrate

Mahoney delighted with former Hong Kong duo

Two former Hong Kong gallopers poised to race at Ellerslie on Saturday have strengthened South Auckland trainer Jenna Mahoney's 2021 ...
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Glorious Artist

Purton makes inroads into Moreira’s championship lead with a four-timer

Zac Purton’s pursuit of a fifth Hong Kong jockeys’ championship has continued with a Sha Tin quartet, capped by the ...
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Readily Availabull

Sargent still packing juvenile arsenal

Randwick trainer John Sargent has enjoyed a good season with his two-year-olds and it isn’t over yet ...
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Sliders slips into Melbourne for Redoute's Choice Stakes

Sliders slips into Melbourne for Redoute’s Choice Stakes

The Godolphin team will try to add black type to the name of Sliders when she runs in the Listed ...
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Mark Newnham

Newnham fillies primed for Group 1 Vinery

A filly sparked into form by a training adjustment and another whose star is on the rise will represent Mark ...
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Night's Watch

Change of scenery to spark Night’s Watch

Transferring through a number of stables, Night’s Watch is now in the care of Andrew Bobbin and will have his ...
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So Si Bon

2021 Victoria Handicap betting tips & top odds | Caulfield | 3/04

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the 2021 Victoria Handicap betting preview held at Caulfield in race 8 on Saturday, April 03. See ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | April 1, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 1, 2021

We have six horse racing meetings to sink our teeth into throughout out our Thursday afternoon on the punt. Our ...
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Yensir

Punt Drunk: Yensir & Zed Em go toe-to-toe at Oakbank

Punt Drunk brings you Thursday's best bets and top stories as we head into the Easter break, including all the ...
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Bivouac

Bivouac on target for TJ Smith challenge

Trainer James Cummings believes the track was Bivouac's undoing in the William Reid Stakes and expects a stronger showing in ...
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Peter Snowden

Snowdens with three chances in Group 1 Sires’

Co-trainer Peter Snowden believes the stable has three genuine chances in the Group One Sires' Produce Stakes in Aim, King's ...
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Mike Moroney

Draw, weight won’t force Buffalo River out

Saddled with plenty of weight and a wide draw for a first-up assignment, trainer Mike Moroney says Buffalo River will ...
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Uncomplicated adds to Kendrick reputation

Uncomplicated adds to Kendrick reputation

Stuart Kendrick has again shown his knack with cheap horses after Uncomplicated scored an upset win at the Sunshine Coast ...
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Castelvecchio

Castelvecchio can join sire as Derby hero

Castelvecchio will be out to join his sire Dundeel on the Australian Derby honour roll, with the colt favourite to ...
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Rosehill meeting abandoned after one race

Rosehill meeting abandoned after one race

Rain and visibility issues have prompted officials to abandon the midweek city meeting at Rosehill after one race ...
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Test run for digital Easter yearling sale

Test run for digital Easter yearling sale

William Inglis will conduct a trial run of the Australian Easter Yearling Sale which will be held online because of ...
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Warrnambool carnival reduced to two days

Warrnambool carnival reduced to two days

One meeting for jumps racing and one on the Flat will be the new look for the Warrnambool carnival after ...
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Quackerjack

Quackerjack set for Group 1 Doncaster Mile tilt

Trainer Mark Newnham believes Villiers Stakes winner Quackerjack has the right profile to be a contender in the Group One ...
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Melbourne Cup

VRC planning for Melbourne Cup in November

The Victoria Racing Club is hoping it can run the Melbourne Cup on its traditional date in November ...
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Qld trainer, jockey premierships on hold

Qld trainer, jockey premierships on hold

Racing Queensland has suspended jockey and trainer premiership counts due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic ...
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Toby Edmonds

Grey Missile heads Edmonds Gold Coast team

The Toby and Tent Edmonds partnership has lived up to its promise to support regional racing with a big team ...
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Strong Qld fields catch Baldwin off guard

Strong Qld fields catch Baldwin off guard

Trainer Barry Baldwin is surprised at the strength of two upcoming metropolitan meetings in southeast Queensland ...
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Hollie Doyle keeping fit hoping for return

Hollie Doyle keeping fit hoping for return

Britain's leading female jockey Hollie Doyle is keeping busy while British racing is shut down and her partner Tom Marquand ...
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Glorious Artist

Artist tops the weights

Glorious Artist (133lb) was fourth in the 2019 KOR Group 1 Korea Cup (1800m) and returns to his preferred surface, ...
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Buddies

Rain no concern for Buddies and Moore

The John Moore-trained Buddies returns to the Sha Tin dirt as he looks to build on an impressive record on ...
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Trapeze Artist to add to Group One record

Trapeze Artist to add to Group One record

Trapeze Artist heads to his defence of the TJ Smith Stakes in great order off the back of a winning ...
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Two Derby contenders for Mike Moroney

Two Derby contenders for Mike Moroney

Trainer Mike Moroney is set to have two leading chances in the Australian Derby, with Chapada and Arrogant going into ...
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Winx clash ruled out for in-form Avilius

Winx clash ruled out for in-form Avilius

Godolphin has announced dual Group One winner Avilius will head for a spell, ruling out a clash with Winx in ...
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Mr Quickie to continue path to SA Derby

Mr Quickie to continue path to SA Derby

A 1600m-race for three-year-olds at Caulfield is the next step towards the South Australian Derby for Mr Quickie who has ...
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Spring features in-mind for talented two-year-olds

Spring features in-mind for talented two-year-olds

Quality Te Akau two-year-olds Yourdeel and Equinox may have just entered their spelling paddocks, but trainer Jamie Richards is already ...
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Apprentice Nothdurft gets Weetwood chance

Apprentice Nothdurft gets Weetwood chance

Apprentice Baylee Nothdurft has regained the ride on Mr Marbellouz in the Listed Weetwood Handicap at Toowoomba ...
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Cummings set for strong hand in G1 Sires'

Cummings set for strong hand in G1 Sires’

Golden Slipper winner Kiamichi and runner-up Microphone are among the James Cummings-trained juveniles in line to run in the Sires' ...
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Chris Waller attacks Toowoomba Cup

Chris Waller attacks Toowoomba Cup

Champion trainer Chris Waller is likely to have four runners in the $150,000 Toowoomba Cup ...
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A Verry Elleegant weekend for Zed

A Verry Elleegant weekend for Zed

Grangewilliam Stud principal Mark Corcoran experienced one of his biggest moments in racing on the weekend when Verry Elleegant secured ...
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Big day for Yanagida despite fall

Big day for Yanagida despite fall

Even being brought down to the earth with a thud in the final event at Ellerslie on Saturday didn’t dampen ...
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Yourdeel completes Group 1 double

Yourdeel completes Group 1 double

Yourdeel produced a performance that had to be seen to be believed as he stormed home out wide to capture ...
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Moreira bags three as Champion’s Way makes it four in a row

Moreira bags three as Champion’s Way makes it four in a row

Joao Moreira secured a treble aboard Champion’s Way, who won his fourth race on the bounce to remain undefeated for ...
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Don't Give A Damn into Country final

Don’t Give A Damn into Country final

Don't Give A Damn has won his way into the $500,000 Country Championship final in the last series heat at ...
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Lanciato all set for Doncaster Mile

Lanciato all set for Doncaster Mile

Trainer Mark Newnham believes a trial against star sprinter Redzel has Lanciato on course for a strong run in the ...
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Thunder Snow

Thunder Snow gives Saeed bin Suroor eighth Dubai World Cup

Saeed bin Suroor has dominated the Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline like no other trainer and won the ...
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Four runners a possibility for Baker and Forsman in Australian Derby

Four runners a possibility for Baker and Forsman in Australian Derby

The powerful stable of Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman could have four runners in next weekend’s rich Gr.1 Australian Derby ...
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Team Anderton record a winning double at Riverton

Team Anderton record a winning double at Riverton

The powerful Brian and Shane Anderton operation made their presence felt at Riverton on Saturday when they produced Fascinate and ...
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Mariquita to make up for lost time

Mariquita to make up for lost time

Trainer Gerald Ryan is looking to Mariquita to back up a last-start Canterbury win with victory at Rosehill, her home ...
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Nirvana In Fire ready to rock in resumption at Rotorua

Nirvana In Fire ready to rock in resumption at Rotorua

Promising two-year-old Nirvana in Fire resumes from a short summer break when he takes on a small but select line-up ...
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Two last chances at Sandown for Purcell

Two last chances at Sandown for Purcell

As Aaron Purcell prepares to hand back control of the Caulfield stables to Ciaron Maher, he has two remaining chances ...
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Trainer Bob Milligan injured in accident

Trainer Bob Milligan injured in accident

Veteran NSW country trainer Bob Milligan is in an induced coma after being struck in the head by a horse ...
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Joao Moreira to ride Outback Barbie

Joao Moreira to ride Outback Barbie

Hong Kong star Jo Moreira will ride Brisbane filly Outback Barbie at Randwick in the Percy Sykes Stakes ...
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NZ stayer Weather With You

Cambridge could have four runners in Australian Derby

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman could have four runners in next weekend’s Australian Derby ...
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NZ horse Fascinate

Double for Anderton team at Riverton

Brian and Shane Anderton made their presence felt at Riverton on Saturday with a winning double ...
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Nirvana In Fire at Pukekohe

Nirvana In Fire ready for Rotorua resumption

Nirvana in Fire resumes from a short break when he takes on a small but select line-up at Rotorua on ...
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Sacred Rhythm at Manawatu

Sacred Rhythm back to winning ways at Awapuni

Sacred Rhythm produced a gritty victory to open the day at Awapuni on Saturday ...
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Ozil at Manawatu

Ozil upsets at Awapuni

Local three-year-old Ozil sprang a major upset when he downed Gift Of Power at Awapuni on Saturday ...
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Punters Preview Sandown

Sandown tips & form for Easter Monday, April 2

WE'RE back at Sandown this Monday and a lot of attention will be on the Monday meet. A public holiday ...
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Thunder Snow wins Dubai World Cup

Thunder Snow wins Dubai World Cup

Sheikh Mohammed's Thunder Snow has won the Dubai World Cup in a dominant front-running display to beat West Coast ...
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Lex Fraser has disqualification reduced

Lex Fraser has disqualification reduced

Veteran Queensland trainer Lex Fraser has had an 18 month-disqualification reduced to six months on appeal ...
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Illustrious Lad fifth in Dubai G1 sprint

Illustrious Lad fifth in Dubai G1 sprint

Australian sprinters have finished out of the placings on the Al Quoz Sprint at the Dubai World Cup meeting ...
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Waking Moment's dream of Derby run

Waking Moment’s dream of Derby run

Waking Moment is off the mark after winning the $200,000 Adrian Knox Stakes to raise the prospect of a Group ...
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Chautauqua wins third TJ Smith in a row

Chautauqua wins third TJ Smith in a row

Chautauqua has come from last to make history by winning his third TJ Smith Stakes in a row at Randwick ...
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Chautauqua wins third TJ Smith in a row

Chautauqua wins third TJ Smith in a row

Chautauqua has come from last to make history by winning his third TJ Smith Stakes in a row at Randwick ...
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Milwaukee dominates Bendigo Guineas

Milwaukee dominates Bendigo Guineas

Improving gelding Milwaukee has landed his first stakes win with an all-the-way victory in the Listed Bendigo Guineas ...
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It's Somewhat causes Doncaster upset

It’s Somewhat causes Doncaster upset

Zac Purton has steered It's Somewhat to an upset win over Happy Clapper in the Doncaster Mile to turn the ...
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Mount Nebo earns Weetwood start

Mount Nebo earns Weetwood start

Noted mud lark Mount Nebo is headed to the Listed Weetwood Handicap after scoring a first-up win at Doomben ...
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It's Somewhat

It’s Somewhat secures Doncaster in brilliant front-running effort

GODOLPHIN six-year- old It's Somewhat has caused a massive upset in the Group 1 Doncaster Mile after surging to the ...
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Jon Snows them in Australian Derby

Jon Snows them in Australian Derby

New Zealand trainer Murray Baker has won his fourth Australian Derby, with Jon Snow outstaying his opposition ...
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Observational wins second Golden Mile

Observational wins second Golden Mile

Six-year-old Observational has won his second Listed Bendigo Mile in three years with a strong finish down the outside in ...
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It's Somewhat hangs on to win Doncaster

It’s Somewhat hangs on to win Doncaster

It's Somewhat has fought off a late push by Happy Clapper to win the Doncaster Mile at Randwick ...
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Chautauqua

Chautauqua dazzles Randwick with third-straight T.J. Smith Stakes

A simply stunning sprint from Chautauqua wowed the Randwick crowd as the popular grey took out the Group 1 T.J ...
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Invader rebounds to win Sires' Produce

Invader rebounds to win Sires’ Produce

Invader has put his best foot forward to score the $1 million Sires' Produce Stakes at Randwick after a stone ...
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Chautauqua wins third TJ Smith

Chautauqua wins third TJ Smith

Chautauqua has come from last to make history by winning his third TJ Smith Stakes in a row at Randwick ...
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Jon Snow

Jon Snow takes the throne in the Australian Derby

KIWI raider Jon Snow has taken out the Group One Australian Derby in workman-like fashion after staying on from the ...
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Cooroi to chase winter glory

Cooroi to chase winter glory

Filly Cooroi Chase has lived up to a recent big trial win and earned herself a winter campaign with victory ...
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Diddums shows her rivals up in PJ Bell

Diddums shows her rivals up in PJ Bell

The original second emergency for the Group Three PJ Bell Stakes, Diddums has made the most of her late berth ...
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Kiwi Jon Snow wins Australian Derby

Kiwi Jon Snow wins Australian Derby

New Zealand colt Jon Snow has held on to win the Australian Derby at Randwick, giving Kiwi trainer Murray Baker ...
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Free Standing claims Country Championships

Free Standing claims Country Championships

Coffs Harbour trainer Cathleen Rode is in holiday mode after Free Standing did the business in the Country Championship final ...
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Invader storms home for Sires' Produce win

Invader storms home for Sires’ Produce win

Invader has chased down Summer Passage late to win the $1 million Sires' Produce Stakes at Randwick ...
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Invader storms home for Sires Produce win

Invader storms home for Sires Produce win

Invader has chased down Summer Passage late to win the $1 million Sires' Produce Stakes at Randwick ...
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Invader

Invader repels New Zealand invasion in Sires’ Produce Stakes

MISSING the Golden Slipper proved vital as Invader scored an impressive win in the Group 1 $1 million Sires' Produce ...
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Diddums

Diddums upsets the fancied runners in the PJ Bell Stakes

BOTTOM weight bolter Diddums has caused the second big upset on day one of the Championships after taking out the ...
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Craig Williams back a winner after injury

Craig Williams back a winner after injury

Craig Williams has made a winning return to riding aboard Big Duke at Randwick a week after suffering concussion in ...
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Spiral beats floods to win at Doomben

Spiral beats floods to win at Doomben

Ballina trainer Steve Lee drove through a flooded road to get Spiral to Doomben and has been rewarded with a ...
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Speed Street wins Gold Rush at Bendigo

Speed Street wins Gold Rush at Bendigo

Beau Mertens has guided the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Speed Street to a narrow win in the VOBIS Gold ...
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Free Standing

Free Standing takes out Country Championships final

FREE Standing has upstaged some of his more fancied rivals to score a sensational victory in Saturday’s Country Championships final ...
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Acatour surges to victory on his 'D Day'

Acatour surges to victory on his ‘D Day’

Acatour has emerged from a form slump to win the Carbine Stakes at Randwick and set himself up for a ...
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Big Duke

Big Duke justifies Sydney Cup favouritism in Chairman’s Handicap

PUNTERS were a little cautious about backing Big Duke after a gut-busting run in the Manion Cup last start, but ...
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Winx has a day out at Randwick

Winx has a day out at Randwick

Champion Winx has made a cameo appearance for a race day gallop at Randwick before her autumn finale in the ...
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Sebring Sun scores overdue win at Bendigo

Sebring Sun scores overdue win at Bendigo

The 2015 Golden Rose minor placegetter Sebring Sun has returned to the winner's circle for the first time since August ...
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Acatour

Acatour wins drama-filled China Horse Club Carbine Club Stakes

THE Peter and Paul Snowdon-trained Acatour took out the second event on day one of the Championships in a race ...
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Smerdon makes Randwick his property

Smerdon makes Randwick his property

Property has continued his good Melbourne form to win the Group Three Kindergarten Stakes at Randwick ...
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Property

Property kicks off The Championships with Widden Stakes romp

THE Melbournians took the opening race one day one of The Championships when Property won the Widden 150th Anniversary Stakes ...
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NSW racing news

After All That gains Country C’ship start

The Greg Bennett-trained Clearly Innocent remains favourite for the Country Championship despite an injury scare ...
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Vic racing

Fell Swoop faces WFA test in G1 TJ Smith

Improving sprinter Fell Swoop faces his first weight-for-age test when he lines up against a star-studded field in the TJ ...
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NSW racing news

Avdulla hopes Doncaster diet isn’t a waste

Like a few others in the Sydney jockeys' room, Brenton Avdulla is ruing Winx's presence in the Doncaster Mile ...
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NSW racing news

Winx’s little brother goes to Kindergarten

Five hours before his elder sister Winx steps out in the Doncaster Mile, El Divino will run in his first ...
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Vic racing

O’Shea hopes to add Derby to his G1 tally

Godolphin trainer John O'Shea will be chasing his first Australian Derby win when he saddles up two runners, Tally and ...
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Vic racing

Moloney to make Sydney debut in Doncaster

Melbourne jockey Patrick Moloney is looking forward to the opportunity to ride in the Doncaster Mile in Sydney for the ...
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Vic racing

Waller with genuine chance in G1 Sires’

Omei Sword will attempt to become Chris Waller's first winner of a Sydney Group One race for two-year-olds when she ...
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NSW racing news

Clipperton enjoys new outlook on racing

Sam Clipperton will be trying to parlay his first Group One win into more success at racing's elite level when ...
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NSW racing news

Clipperton enjoys new outlook on racing

Sam Clipperton will be trying to parlay his first Group One win into more success at racing's elite level when ...
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NSW racing tips

Best odds & bets for day 1 of the The Championships at Randwick

The Championships are back! Day one of New South Wale's premier racing event features four group 1 races, as well ...
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Vic racing

Tuscan Fire returns to Mornington for Cup

The 2013 Mornington Cup winner Tuscan Fire is back for another shot at the race but has drawn the outside ...
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Vic racing

Mornington form turnaround for Our Harmony

Our Harmony will be out to retain her unbeaten record at Mornington after a disappointing run at Bendigo ...
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NSW racing tips

Who will win the 2016 Country Championship? Free form and tips

THE Country Championship is more than just a horse race. The 1400m final represents the very best country-trained horses in ...
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Vic racing

Rough Justice on target for Hareeba Stakes

Simon Zahra can't fault Rough Justice ahead of the consistent sprinter's attempt at winning his first stakes race in the ...
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Queensland news

Planet America to continue Bryan Guy’s run

Gold Coast trainer Bryan Guy is looking to Planet America to continue a winning run for the stable when he ...
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Queensland news

Weight’s right for Munce’s Wicked Intent

Three-year-old Wicked Intent will be out to claim his second open company win at Doomben with trainer Chris Munce confident ...
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NSW racing news

Injury scare for Country C’ship favourite

The Greg Bennett-trained Country Championship favourite Clearly Innocent and stablemate All Summer Long are being monitored for stone bruises ...
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Queensland news

Charlee Bear to take on city company

Unbeaten NSW country filly Charlee Bear will take on metropolitan company for the first time when she runs at Doomben ...
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Vic racing

Rising Romance selected for Hong Kong race

The David Hayes and Tom Dabernig-trained Rising Romance is the only Australian-trained horse among the 14 selected runners for the ...
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