Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 20th October

This day 20th October in horse racing news history

From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in Australian and overseas racing news in history. Delve in and enjoy our walk back in horse racing time.


2021 Manikato Stakes runner-by-runner preview & betting tips

2021 Manikato Stakes runner-by-runner preview & betting tips

The 2021 Manikato Stakes is the feature event on Moonee Valley's eight-race card on Friday, October 22, and HorseBetting.com.au's James ...
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Hawkesbury betting tips

Hawkesbury racing tips & value bets | Thursday, October 21

What Hawkesbury Races Where Hawkesbury Race Club - Racecourse Rd, Clarendon NSW 2756 When Thursday, October 21, 2021 First Race ...
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Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Thursday, October 21

Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Thursday, October 21

HorseBetting's Victorian racing tipster brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the Ballarat meeting on Thursday, ...
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Who are the top 5 Cox Plate winners of the last three decades?

Who are the top 5 Cox Plate winners of the last three decades?

As we get set for the 101st edition of the greatest two minutes in Australian sport, we take a look ...
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Japanese star Keiai Nautique

Keiai Nautique left out of final field for 2021 Cox Plate

The final field for this Saturday’s running of the 101st W.S. Cox Plate was announced on Tuesday morning, and it ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 20, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 20, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees five meetings being held on this Wednesday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Luke Ferraris

Luke Ferraris eyes midweek feature with Resolute

Looking to gain a firm foothold among Hong Kong’s riding ranks, Luke Ferraris is aiming to keep the ball rolling ...
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Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty warms up on a huge morning of trials

Golden Sixty tuned-up with a rousing last-to-first effort in a barrier trial on the dirt at Sha Tin this morning ...
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Tutukaka

Classic ambitions for Tutukaka

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike believes quality three-year-old Tutukaka can bounce back to form in Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) as ...
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Defibrillate

Richardson hoping to realise lifelong dream

Graham Richardson has four runners entered for Matamata on Saturday, but he’s keeping just as close an eye on an ...
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Karis Teetan

Karis Teetan turns to Yip at the Valley as he aims to pressure the big two

Karis Teetan snared three wins at Sha Tin on Sunday (18 October) and the man they call the ‘Mauritian Magician’ ...
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Waller Confirms Melbourne Cup Jockeys

Waller Confirms Melbourne Cup Jockeys

Chris Waller has confirmed Mark Zahra as the rider for star mare Verry Elleegant in the Melbourne Cup, a race ...
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Prince Of Arran

Geelong Cup 2020 betting tips, best odds & form guide

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for the 2400m Group 3 Geelong Cup on Wednesday afternoon ...
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Humidor

Williams Declares Humidor Ready For Plate

Champion jockey Craig Williams can see several similarities between his 2006 Cox Plate winner Fields Of Omagh and his ride ...
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Long Jack

Geelong racing tips & value bets – Wednesday, 21 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Wednesday's Geelong Cup meeting ...
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John Sargent

Elizabeel Ready For Distance Test In Bondi

Trainer John Sargent has confirmed dual Randwick nominee Elizabeel will bypass the Brian Crowley Stakes in preference for a $1 ...
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Geelong Cup Ideal Litmus Test For Import

Geelong Cup Ideal Litmus Test For Import

Matt Cumani is surprised by the depth in the Geelong Cup field and says it will be a good measuring ...
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Buckhurst

Fury Over Buckhurst’s Cox Plate Relegation

Nick Williams didn't contemplate Buckhurst being relegated to Cox Plate first emergency and was shocked when the Irish raider failed ...
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Helsinki

Helsinki to bypass Te Rapa features

The Peter and Dawn Williams-trained Helsinki is on a less conventional path to the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand ...
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Neill Ridley

Quiet achiever Ridley farewelled

For the second time within a month family and many friends will be gathering in Christchurch to celebrate the life ...
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Melody Belle

Melody Belle Tuned Up For Melbourne Raid

Connections of outstanding Kiwi mare Melody Belle have confirmed she will make a cameo appearance in Melbourne this spring ...
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Tinker Mcphee

Guineas favourite to join Waller

Just days after winning his first Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) with a mare who came to Australia after starting ...
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Grafton horse racing

Grafton racing tips & value bets – Tuesday, 20 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Tuesday's meeting at Grafton, New South Wales ...
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Verry Elleegant

Zed’s Verry Elleegant a testament to breeder’s faith

The performance of dainty New Zealand-bred mare Verry Elleegant fending off Epsom Derby-winning blueblood Anthony Van Dyck in Saturday’s Group ...
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Super Strike

Super Saturday for Collett

Richard Collett has a big rap on four-year-olds Super Strike and Super Pursuit and he believes they have a bright ...
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Lightning Jack

Coupland’s Mile target for Riverton trio

The Group 2 Coupland’s Bakeries Mile (1600m) is quickly coming upon us and no one is more excited than Riverton ...
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Glen Boss

Glen Boss loving calling Sydney home

Still on a high from winning the $14 million Everest on Yes Yes Yes, Glen Boss has a new lease ...
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Mark Newnham

Shadow Hero on target for Victoria Derby

Sydney trainer Mark Newnham is hoping to gallop Victoria Derby favourite Shadow Hero at Flemington before the colt runs in ...
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Cape Of Good Hope

Another box ticked for Cox Plate Hope

Caulfield Stakes winner Cape Of Good Hope has had his first look around The Valley in a gallop with fellow ...
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Glory Days

Moonee Valley Gold Cup for Glory Days

Last season’s New Zealand champion stayer, Glory Days, will use the Group 2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup (2500m) this Saturday ...
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Joshua Kam

Kam living his boyhood dream

Unheralded apprentice Joshua Kam was straight back to his normal Sunday morning routine less than 24 hours after achieving his ...
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Kali

Green light for Kali’s 1000 Guineas bid

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike has confirmed high-class three-year-old filly Kali will head straight to the Group 1 gavelhouse.com New Zealand ...
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Avilius

Avilius in fight to be right for Cox Plate

Godolphin's Avilius must pass a compulsory gallop after bleeding from one nostril ahead of the Cox Plate ...
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Skye Bogenhuber

Skye Bogenhuber returns a winner

Queensland jockey Skye Bogenhuber has returned to the saddle after a serious head injury to ride a winner at Toowoomba ...
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Steel Prince

Steel Prince recovers for Geelong Cup bid

The Anthony Freedman stable has turned to plan B for Steel Prince who will have his Melbourne Cup lead up ...
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Dettori reaches 250 Group One landmark

Dettori reaches 250 Group One landmark

Frankie Dettori has reached a landmark 250 Group One winners with Star Catcher's victory in the British Champions Fillies & ...
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Damian Lane

Cox Plate next in Damian Lane’s sights

Having ridden Mer De Glace to win the Caulfield Cup, Damian Lane is excited about his chance to add the ...
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Kali

Cambridge filly too strong in Ashburton feature

Cambridge raider Kali overcame a wide run in transit to out-gun her three-year-old rivals as she scored a gritty victory ...
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Dawn Patrol

Dawn Patrol back to his best at Rotorua

Enigmatic four-year-old Dawn Patrol made a welcome return to the winner’s enclosure when he took out the Group 3 Sweynesse ...
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Corey Brown

Queensland Derby fall inquiry to resume

The inquiry into a fall in the Queensland Derby in which dual Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Corey Brown was seriously hurt ...
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Sweet Treat

Rotorua victory a sweet treat for Kam

In just his first full season of riding and with just one winner under his belt, 28-year-old apprentice Joshua Kam ...
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Magical performance in Champion Stakes

Magical performance in Champion Stakes

Magical has stamped her class on the Champion Stakes at Ascot to give trainer Aidan O'Brien his first win in ...
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Equinox

Equinox eclipses Rotorua rivals

Hot favourite Equinox dominated his age-group rivals despite testing track conditions in the Lowe Schollum Jones 3YO (1215m) at Rotorua ...
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Kew Gardens ends Stradivarius streak

Kew Gardens ends Stradivarius streak

Stradivarius has suffered his first defeat in almost two years with Kew Gardens on top in a pulsating climax to ...
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Caulfield Cup-winning hoop cops suspension

Caulfield Cup-winning hoop cops suspension

Winning jockey Pat Cosgrave has been suspended for 11 meetings for careless riding in the Caulfield Cup ...
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Morgan welcomes back Sircconi at Caulfield

Morgan welcomes back Sircconi at Caulfield

Trainer John Sadler wasn't on hand to see stable newcomer Sircconi win at Caulfield, leaving it to the gelding's former ...
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Shumookh gives Clark a Caulfield double

Shumookh gives Clark a Caulfield double

Gai Waterhouse has designs on the Group One Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington following Shumookh's all-the-way victory in the Tristarc ...
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Four winners for Tony Gollan at Doomben

Four winners for Tony Gollan at Doomben

Well-bred filly Light Up The Room gave leading trainer Tony Gollans four winners at Doomben when she scored an impressive ...
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Caulfield Cup: what the jockeys had to say

Caulfield Cup: what the jockeys had to say

Jockey comments on the $5 million Caulfield Cup, won by Godolphin stayer Best Solution ...
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Best Solution (inside) beats Homesman in the Caulfield Cup.

Best Solution wins the $5m Caulfield Cup

Godolphin stayer Best Solution has won the $5 million Caulfield Cup, beating Homesman and The Cliffsofmoher ...
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Williams team denied second Caulfield Cup

Williams team denied second Caulfield Cup

Godolphin galloper Best Solution has held off a lunging Homesman to deny Lloyd and Nick Williams a second Caulfield Cup ...
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Resin gives her dam Beaded a Group victory

Resin gives her dam Beaded a Group victory

Resin has won the Group Three Nivison at Randwick to give Rachel King three winners on the day ...
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Dead-heat, protest in Group 3 Coongy Cup

Dead-heat, protest in Group 3 Coongy Cup

A protest after the judge couldn't separate Best Of Days and Mask Of Time has added to the drama of ...
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Diplomatico fuels G1 hopes with Listed win

Diplomatico fuels G1 hopes with Listed win

Hawkes Racing is looking to step Diplomatico up to Group One racing in Melbourne following his Listed win in the ...
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The Lion roars home in Highway Handicap

The Lion roars home in Highway Handicap

The Lion has won the Highway Handicap at Randwick to ease his trainer's pain after his disqualification from an earlier ...
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Stunning first-up win for Femme Fireball

Stunning first-up win for Femme Fireball

The Magic Millions Fillies and Mares is the long-term goal for Femme Fireball after her impressive first-up win at Doomben ...
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Thinkin' Big dominant in Caulfield Classic

Thinkin’ Big dominant in Caulfield Classic

A clash with Winx in the Cox Plate has not been ruled out for Caulfield Classic winner Thinkin' Big who ...
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Verry Elleegant earns VRC Oaks favouritism

Verry Elleegant earns VRC Oaks favouritism

The win of Verry Elleegant in the Ethereal Stakes at Caulfield has moved the filly to the top of betting ...
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Exoteric claims staying test at Randwick

Exoteric claims staying test at Randwick

Exoteric has given trainer Chris Waller victory in the City Tattersalls Club Cup at Randwick and rewarded punters who backed ...
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From Within continues Toby Edmonds' spree

From Within continues Toby Edmonds’ spree

From Within has given Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds another stakes race win at Caulfield with an all-the-way victory in ...
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Trap For Fools scratched from Coongy Cup

Trap For Fools scratched from Coongy Cup

The Jarrod McLean-trained Traps For Fools has been withdrawn from the Coongy Cup after stewards found the gelding at Darren ...
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Eduardo gives Zschoke first stakes victory

Eduardo gives Zschoke first stakes victory

Cranbourne trainer Sarah Zschoke has recorded a career highlight with the victory of Eduardo in the Group Two Caulfield Sprint ...
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Prue's Angel in summer carnival picture

Prue’s Angel in summer carnival picture

Jockey Brad Stewart believes Prue's Angel wouldn't be out of place in black-type races during the summer carnival after she ...
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Ranier breaks maiden status in Listed win

Ranier breaks maiden status in Listed win

After a luckless last start defeat, talented colt Ranier has broken through for his first win in the Listed Gothic ...
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Time To Reign lives up to pedigree page

Time To Reign lives up to pedigree page

Time To Reign, a half-brother to Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign, has made a winning debut at Randwick ...
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Schweida begins a Magic Millions Odyssey

Schweida begins a Magic Millions Odyssey

Former topline sprinter Better Than Ready has sired his first winner when The Odyssey scored a dominant victory at Doomben ...
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Zizzis fortunes on rise in Caulfield win

Zizzis fortunes on rise in Caulfield win

Zizzis has been well-rated in front by leading jockey Craig Williams to claim the QMS Media Plate at Caulfield ...
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Camera decides finish to Sweynesse Stakes

Camera decides finish to Sweynesse Stakes

A desperate finish to the Group 3 Sweynesse Stakes (1215m) at Rotorua was decided by the photo-finish camera in favour ...
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Te Rapa feature could decide 2000 Guineas favourite

Te Rapa feature could decide 2000 Guineas favourite

Favouritism for next months Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton could be decided ...
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Bishara living the dream

Bishara living the dream

Nick Bishara was comfortable with the reality of nursing a hangover all the way back to Auckland as he prepared ...
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Polskie Lady keeps fire burning for Jarvis

Polskie Lady keeps fire burning for Jarvis

Veteran trainer Jim Jarvis will tackle the Highway Handicap at Randwick with a mare back racing after more than a ...
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Foxplay favourite for Tristarc Stakes

Foxplay favourite for Tristarc Stakes

Group One winner Foxplay drops back to mares' grade in the Group Two Tristarc Stakes as she chases her first ...
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State Of Play has Oaks in her sights

State Of Play has Oaks in her sights

State Of Play has the breeding to be an Oaks winner and she will test her hopes in the Ethereal ...
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Lord Fandango gives Alexander Cup chance

Lord Fandango gives Alexander Cup chance

Improving stayer Lord Fandango can give his trainer Archie Alexander a milestone first Group One win in the $3 million ...
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Isorich vein of form surprises Seelin

Isorich vein of form surprises Seelin

Wyong-trained Isorich is looking to extend his recent winning record at Randwick to three in a row ...
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Single Gaze a special horse to many

Single Gaze a special horse to many

The man who goes everywhere with Single Gaze is looking forward to watching the mare compete in one of Australia's ...
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Brinkmanship ready to show best

Brinkmanship ready to show best

Smart juvenile Brinkmanship should be helped by race experience and the addition of a near side blinker for his second ...
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Poignant debut awaits Mustafa

Poignant debut awaits Mustafa

John Crowley will fulfil a racing ambition at Randwick when the gelding he co-owns makes his debut in a race ...
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Innes gets opportunity on Diddums

Innes gets opportunity on Diddums

Apprentice James Innes Jr gets the chance for a Group win aboard Diddums in the Nivison Stakes ...
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Rawiller appeals severity of suspension

Rawiller appeals severity of suspension

Brad Rawiller has lodged an appeal against the severity of a 14-meeting careless riding suspension incurred in the Moe Cup ...
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Rains Aplenty to overcome wide draw

Rains Aplenty to overcome wide draw

Rains Aplenty faces a tough task from a wide barrier at Doomben on Saturday as he strives to prove he ...
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Kerrin McEvoy

Kerrin McEvoy after another feature win

In-form jockey Kerrin McEvoy is striving to win the $3 million Caulfield Cup on Bonneval, a week after winning the ...
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Melbourne spring debut for Wyong trainer

Melbourne spring debut for Wyong trainer

NSW trainer Kristen Buchanan will have her first runner at Caulfield when Echo Effect competes in the Group Three Moonga ...
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Randwick racing tips for May 29

Free racing tips for Randwick with form and odds, Saturday

ALL the focus this Saturday is with the Caulfield Cup meeting in Melbourne, but Randwick is back with another quality ...
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Wet to help Miss Exfactor at Doomben

Wet to help Miss Exfactor at Doomben

A wet track is likely to help Miss Exfactor when she attempts to win for the first time over 1350 ...
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Admire Deus stable ahead of surgery

Admire Deus stable ahead of surgery

Injured one-time Caulfield Cup favourite is stable ahead of proposed surgery on his leg ...
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NZ Tips

Livamol Classic betting tips, form and odds, Sunday October 22

THE rescheduled Livamol Classic runs this Sunday at Hastings and we have form, free tips and odds for every race ...
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Trainer Matthew Leek to face RAD Board

Trainer Matthew Leek to face RAD Board

Racing Victoria stewards have issued three charges against trainer Matthew Leek relating to attempted race day treatment ...
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Aussies abroad

Latest news from the Hong Kong Jockey Club

Hong Kong’s showpiece meeting, the Hong Kong International Races, is edging ever closer and a number of key races abroad ...
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Yankee Rose up for the Cox Plate challenge

Yankee Rose up for the Cox Plate challenge

Dual Group One-winning filly Yankee Rose will be striving to become the second filly, and first in 40 years, to ...
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Gear change could hold key for Takewing

Gear change could hold key for Takewing

Trainer Jason Coyle says removing the blinkers from Takewing may hold the key to switching him on ahead of his ...
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A day in the life of Jameka

A day in the life of Jameka

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka keeps going about her business in the build-up to her biggest test in the Melbourne Cup ...
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No Melbourne trip for Hong Kong jockeys

No Melbourne trip for Hong Kong jockeys

Hong Kong based jockeys Joao Moreira and Sam Clipperton have been stopped from flying to Melbourne for their Group One ...
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Blinkers for 2yo Luiza in Valley race

Blinkers for 2yo Luiza in Valley race

Chris Waller believes blinkers will help debut winner Luiza focus even more when the two-year-old runs in the Inglis Banner ...
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Quinton remembers his '81 Cox Plate glory

Quinton remembers his ’81 Cox Plate glory

On the 35th anniversary of Ron Quinton's Cox Plate win on Kingston Town, the former jockey believes Winx has the ...
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Cobalt case takes toll on Kavanagh

Cobalt case takes toll on Kavanagh

Mark Kavanagh and Danny O'Brien's appeals against their cobalt disqualifications will move into the final stage during Melbourne Cup week ...
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Snowden watching weather with Capitalist

Snowden watching weather with Capitalist

Capitalist's co-trainer Peter Snowden is hoping rain doesn't arrive in Melbourne ahead of the Group One Manikato Stakes ...
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Blinkers come off Sacred Elixir in Vase

Blinkers come off Sacred Elixir in Vase

Sacred Elixir will not wear blinkers in The Vase at Moonee Valley as the Group One winner steps up in ...
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Champion mare Winx ahead of Cox Plate

Champion mare Winx ahead of Cox Plate

Winx is the favourite to win Saturday's Cox Plate and emulate champion New Zealand mare Sunline with back-to-back victories ...
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Winx ready to go in Cox Plate

Winx ready to go in Cox Plate

Chris Waller knows Winx has handled the pressure of a Cox Plate before which gives him confidence heading into the ...
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Mr Gustavo to chase cash at Randwick

Mr Gustavo to chase cash at Randwick

Trainer Bjorn Baker says Rock Forthe Ladies will be hard to beat in the Filante Handicap at Randwick with a ...
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All you need to know about the Cox Plate

All you need to know about the Cox Plate

Since its introduction in 1922 the Cox Plate has attracted first classes horses to the turf - with this year's ...
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Super Suave to tackle own age group

Super Suave to tackle own age group

Unbeaten three-year-old Super Suave will tackle his own age group instead of older horses when he makes his city debut ...
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Cox Plate betting guide

Cox Plate runner guide with tips and predicted finishing order

THE 2016 Cox Plate is what racing fans dream of and never has a betting public been more divided between ...
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Final Manikato for gallant Rebel Dane

Final Manikato for gallant Rebel Dane

Rebel Dane will line up in his fourth and final Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley where trainer Gary Portelli hopes ...
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Sea Red to break Eagle Farm hoodoo

Sea Red to break Eagle Farm hoodoo

Sea Red is primed to break a six-run drought at Eagle Farm as long as she gets her preferred firm ...
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Quaddie

Randwick quaddie odds and tips, Saturday October 22

IT might be Cox Plate day in Melbourne, but Randwick hosts a strong quaddie this Saturday and we have all ...
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Qewy given a 0.5kg Melbourne Cup penalty

Qewy given a 0.5kg Melbourne Cup penalty

Geelong Cup winner Qewy has been given a half kilogram Melbourne Cup penalty, the same given to former winners Americain ...
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Williams gets chance to show ability

Williams gets chance to show ability

Toowoomba's Rebecca Williams can press for more chances with a shortage of claiming apprentices in Brisbane ...
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Decision pending on Hong Kong jockeys

Decision pending on Hong Kong jockeys

Hong Kong based jockeys Joao Moreira and Sam Clipperton are still to learn whether they can travel to Melbourne for ...
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Cox Plate

2016 Group 1 Cox Plate betting guide, form, odds and free tips

IS there a better day on the punt than Cox Plate day? We don't think so and the 10-race card ...
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Winx primed for second Cox Plate win

Winx primed for second Cox Plate win

Trainer Chris Waller couldn't be happier with Winx two days out from her Cox Plate defence ...
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Appleby not ruling Scottish out of Cup

Appleby not ruling Scottish out of Cup

Trainer Charlie Appleby says Caulfield Cup runner-up Scottish could join Qewy and Oceanographer in the Melbourne Cup ...
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Manikato Stakes

Group 1 Manikato Stakes betting guide, form and free tips

THE Group 1 $1 million Manikato Stakes is one of the most exciting races in Australia as some of the ...
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Live from Moonee Valley: 2015 Cox Plate barrier draw

Live from Moonee Valley: 2015 Cox Plate barrier draw

FINAL acceptances have closed and the barrier draw for the 2015 Cox Plate has been held on course at Moonee ...
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