Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 21st April

This day 21st 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.


Vale Mr Neville Layt

Vale Mr Neville Layt

The racing industry is mourning the loss of Queanbeyan-based horse trainer Mr Neville ‘Nifty’ Layt, who passed away yesterday aged ...
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Pakenham Racecourse

Pakenham racing preview & best bets | Thursday, April 22

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the top odds, best bets and free quaddie numbers for the eight-race meeting at Pakenham on Thursday, ...
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Special Reward

Newcastle betting preview, tips & odds | Thursday 22/4/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the eight-race card at Newcastle Racecourse on Thursday, April 22. See all the ...
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Shaggy - It Wasn't Me

Punt Drunk: Archie pleads ignorance over cobalt doping claims

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the more intriguing racing stories from the last 24 hours, including Archie ...
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Bendigo race tips and best bets for May 2

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 21, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees five meetings scheduled to be run and won today. Our betting experts have run ...
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Daring Tact

Haruki Sugiyama confident Daring Tact is poised to rebound in QEII Cup

Unfazed by the memories of successive defeats, trainer Haruki Sugiyama is adamant Daring Tact can reproduce the stunning form which ...
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Karis Teetan

Teetan goes for Glory in Sunday’s FWD QEII Cup

Karis Teetan believes he is ready to reap the rewards from a pair of off-season stints in Japan when he ...
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Verry Elleegant

Waller leaning towards Cox Plate with Verry Elleegant

If Chris Waller gets his way, multiple Group One winner Verry Elleegant will remain in Australia this year. A number ...
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Brett Scott

Scott happy to be home

Expat Kiwi horseman Brett Scott is happy to be back home after more than a month in hospital after being ...
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NZ Racing releases proposal for return

NZ Racing releases proposal for return

New Zealand authorities have released a comprehensive plan for a return to racing later in the year ...
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D'Argento

Group 1 winner D’Argento to be retired to stud

Group One winner D'Argento will not race again with his future lying at stud ...
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Bellx

Lindsay Park looks to St Leger with Bellx

With Bellx considered unlikely to gain a start in the Australasian Oaks in Adelaide, Lindsay Park is now switching its ...
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In Her Time

Owners call time on mare’s career

Dual Group One winner In Her Time will have her final start at Rosehill before being auctioned at the Chairman's ...
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Tom Dabernig

Shadwell-owned fillies killed in accident

Three fillies owned by Shadwell Stud are among four horses killed in an accident near Euroa while a fifth has ...
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Insensata

Insensata poised for latest stakes attempt

The Hawkesbury Crown is the latest chance for the Jason Coyle-trained mare Insensata to gain valuable black-type ...
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Travelling Light

Foote finds positives from lockdown period

Cambridge trainer Ben Foote is finding a silver lining to New Zealand’s strict lockdown measures under Covid-19 Alert level 4 ...
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Giles Thompson

Time on RV’s side to decide spring future

Racing Victoria has begun looking at the broader spring carnival but says there is time before final decisions need to ...
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Reliable Man

Westbury Stud stallion proving to be reliable

Westbury Stud stallion Reliable Man bolstered his CV on the weekend when his son Kinane took out the Group 3 ...
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Outback Barbie

Outback Barbie stars at Doomben trials

Stradbroke Handicap-bound mare Outback Barbie has been the star of the Doomben trials featuring some winter hopefuls ...
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Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham held within guidelines: Dowden

Britain's Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has defended his decision to allow the Cheltenham Festival to go ahead ...
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Voyage Warrior

Yiu’s looking to Voyage Warrior for a Group 1 topping

Ricky Yiu is enjoying his best season ever in terms of his numerical success and on Sunday (26 April) at ...
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Thanks Forever

Thanks Forever in blinkers for Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Thanks Forever worked in first-time blinkers at Sha Tin on Monday (20 April) morning and trainer John Moore is pinning ...
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Woodsman

Woodsman pleases in Terang Cup

Matamata horseman Tony Gillies was delighted with the run of exciting jumping prospect Woodsman, who made a return to the ...
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Baccarat Baby in close Princess Stakes win

Baccarat Baby in close Princess Stakes win

Baccarat Baby has shown the benefit of a recent trial by winning the Listed Princess Stakes by the narrowest of ...
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Winx the autumn star for the final time

Winx the autumn star for the final time

Winx makes the autumn carnival her own for the fourth time ...
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NZ stayer Rock On to race in Victoria

NZ stayer Rock On to race in Victoria

New Zealand stayer Rock On has joined the Peter Gelagotis stable in Victoria with connections hoping to boost his prize ...
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Stakes attention turns to Hawkesbury

Stakes attention turns to Hawkesbury

Sydney's racing action will move to the north-western track of Hawkesbury for its annual stand-alone Saturday meeting with metropolitan prize ...
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Super Seth set for Anzac Day Stakes

Super Seth set for Anzac Day Stakes

Unbeaten two-year-old colt Super Seth will chase a first stakes win in the Listed Anzac Day Stakes at Flemington with ...
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Maven first US winner for American Pharoah

Maven first US winner for American Pharoah

American Pharoah has sired his first North American winner with the Wesley Ward-trained Maven successful at Aqueduct ...
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Begood Toya Mother in line for hat-trick

Begood Toya Mother in line for hat-trick

After wins at Warrnambool and Cranbourne, the Daniel Bowman-trained Begood Toya Mother chases a city win at Sandown ...
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Fab's Cowboy rides again at Gladstone

Fab’s Cowboy rides again at Gladstone

Prolific winner Fab's Cowboy is the first horse into the Battle Of The Bush final after winning a heat at ...
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QRIC boss Ross Barnett backs organisation

QRIC boss Ross Barnett backs organisation

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission's head Ross Barnett has moved to allay discontent in the racing industry over the handling ...
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Endless Drama wins for new NZ trainer

Endless Drama wins for new NZ trainer

Former European and Sydney-trained Endless Drama has found Group Three success for his new trainer Tony Pike in New Zealand ...
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Too Darn Hot to miss 2000 Guineas

Too Darn Hot to miss 2000 Guineas

Ten Sovereigns is the new favourite for the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket following the news Too Darn Hot has been ...
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Williams quizzed over Nature Strip tactics

Williams quizzed over Nature Strip tactics

Racing Victoria stewards have adjourned an inquiry into the tactics adopted early in the race aboard $1.65 favourite Nature Strip ...
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Three jockeys suspended at Randwick

Three jockeys suspended at Randwick

Jean Van Overmeire, Glyn Schofield and Mark Zahra have all been suspended for careless riding on the final day of ...
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Fastnet Tempest scores for Lindsay Park

Fastnet Tempest scores for Lindsay Park

Imported galloper Fastnet Tempest has won his first race for Lindsay Park, taking out the Listed Anniversary Vase at Caulfield ...
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Top dog Tribal Wisdom bound for Brisbane

Top dog Tribal Wisdom bound for Brisbane

Tribal Wisdom heads to Brisbane with the Stradbroke Handicap as the goal after ending the Sydney autumn carnival on a ...
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Tally wins Group Three JRA Plate

Tally wins Group Three JRA Plate

Godolphin's Tally has won the JRA Plate at Randwick with the Group Three race changing complexion after Arbeitsam missed the ...
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Sprightly Lass lands Caulfield stakes win

Sprightly Lass lands Caulfield stakes win

Hawkes Racing co-trainer Wayne Hawkes says with a bit of luck Sprightly Lass could have an unblemished record after landing ...
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Trapeze Artist claims the All Aged Stakes

Trapeze Artist claims the All Aged Stakes

Trapeze Artist has won the All Aged Stakes, the final Group One race of the Sydney autumn carnival ...
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Ben Currie

Mare gives Currie a change of fortune

Tough mare With A Promise has won the Listed Tails Stakes at Doomben to give trainer Ben Currie a major ...
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Amanaat a non stater after fiery hearing

Amanaat a non stater after fiery hearing

Tempers were frayed in a hearing after favourite Amanaat was declared a non runner after missing the start badly in ...
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Seabrook wins the Group 1 Champagne Stakes

Seabrook wins the Group 1 Champagne Stakes

Seabrook has won the Group One Champagne Stakes, the final leg of Sydney's autumn triple crown for two-year-olds ...
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Jockey Jim Orman fires in Ascot Handicap

Jockey Jim Orman fires in Ascot Handicap

Jockey Jim Orman has had a boost to his winter carnival hopes in a sensational Ascot Handicap at Doomben after ...
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Sam's Image upsets favourite at Caulfield

Sam’s Image upsets favourite at Caulfield

Sam's Image has issued a knockout blow to favourite punters with his defeat of Nature Strip in the VOBIS Gold ...
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Moss Trip sneaks JHB Carr Stakes in photo

Moss Trip sneaks JHB Carr Stakes in photo

Resilient filly Moss Trip fought back from a poor start to edge the JHB Carr Stakes at Randwick and earn ...
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Whypeeo's easy win sets Edmonds a problem

Whypeeo’s easy win sets Edmonds a problem

Whypeeo's win in the $100,000 Mick Dittman Plate at Doomben has set trainer Toby Edmonds a problem for his next ...
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Higher Ground wins close Packer Plate

Higher Ground wins close Packer Plate

Higher Ground has edged out his Chris Waller-trained stablemate Tangled to win the Group Three Frank Packer Plate at Randwick ...
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Thrillster win perfect tonic for Corstens

Thrillster win perfect tonic for Corstens

A virus has laid low trainer Troy Corstens, who couldn't be trackside to watch Thrillster take out the VOBIS Sires' ...
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Burning Passion claims Hall Mark Stakes

Burning Passion claims Hall Mark Stakes

Burning Passion joins stablemate Anatola on the float to Brisbane for Mark Newnham after completing a double for the Randwick ...
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Waging War impresses with Caulfield win

Waging War impresses with Caulfield win

Waging War has appreciated a step up in journey, recording an impressive win in the VOBIS Gold Mile at Caulfield ...
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Anatola in record-setting win at Randwick

Anatola in record-setting win at Randwick

Anatola has run a course record for the Randwick 1200 metres to earn a tilt at black-type races over the ...
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Pennino handles wet track with aplomb

Pennino handles wet track with aplomb

Classy two-year-old filly Pennino has made light of a downpour during her race to head to the winter carnival feature ...
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Nic's Vendetta, Mikayla Weir claim Highway

Nic’s Vendetta, Mikayla Weir claim Highway

Apprentice Mikayla Weir is a win away from outriding her country claim after guiding Nic's Vendetta to his second Highway ...
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Echuca tips

Echuca betting tips & full form for Monday, April 23

ECHUCA is Racing Victoria's primary meeting on Monday and the team at Horse Betting has cast its eye over the ...
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Chris Waller

Waller provides staying race trifecta

Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller has continued his domination of Brisbane staying races by providing the trifecta in the Open ...
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Goulburn betting tips & form for Sunday, April 22

Goulburn betting tips & form for Sunday, April 22

GOULBURN is racing this Sunday and the NSW rural city has a tight seven race card to end the weekend ...
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Markets for Randwick

Randwick market movers for Saturday, April 21

RANDWICK is back this Saturday as the unofficial third day of The Championships takes centrestage on the Australian thoroughbred racing ...
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Caulfield market movers for Saturday, April 21

Caulfield market movers for Saturday, April 21

CAULFIELD is back racing this Saturday as the Melbourne venue hosts a strong nine race card. Where's the smart money ...
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Jumps

Injured Ruby Walsh to miss Punchestown

Ruby Walsh has failed in his bid to be fit for the Punchestown Festival in Ireland ...
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Testing road trip for Alot Like Home

Testing road trip for Alot Like Home

Promising Taree-based gelding Alot Like Home will seek a third successive win when he makes his Randwick debut ...
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William Pike WA Cup

William Pike tips, free form and betting for the 2017 WA Cup

THE WA Cup is the headline event in Perth this weekend and any east coaster who loves a punt knows ...
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Bobby El-Issa wins at Canberra

El-Issa ready for biggest race yet

Cancer survivor Bobby El-Issa is preparing to take on his biggest ride yet in the re-run of the Sydney Cup ...
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Aquis to manage Emirates Park stallions

Aquis to manage Emirates Park stallions

The Aquis Farm syndicate will manage the stallion roster at Emirates Park's NSW stud ...
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Glen Boss

Glen Boss chasing second Sydney Cup win

Glen Boss will chase his second Sydney Cup win at Randwick this weekend ...
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Benfica Princess is fitter for stakes

Benfica Princess is fitter for stakes

Promising filly Benfica Princess has overcome disruptions to her early campaign to be set for a stakes race at Doomben ...
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Giles Thompson

Racing Victoria appoints former Betfair chief as new CEO

RACING Victoria has ended its search for a new Chief Executive after the board decided to appoint CFO Giles Thompson ...
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Survived to thrive in heavy going

Survived to thrive in heavy going

Victorian-trained gelding Survived will make a belated Sydney racing debut at Randwick on a favourable rain-affected track ...
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Legless Veuve back to sprint distance

Legless Veuve back to sprint distance

Legless Veuve's performance in the VOBIS Gold Sprint will decide whether the filly earns a crack at the Group One ...
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Sydney Cup track could improve to soft

Sydney Cup track could improve to soft

The track at Randwick could improve from heavy to soft for the re-run of the Sydney Cup ...
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Cooroi gallops to stardom

Cooroi gallops to stardom

Two-year-old Cooroi Chase has turned in a rousing track gallop as she prepares to take the next step towards stakes ...
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Bel Burgess, ridden by Jordan Childs

Bel Burgess lines up big Caulfield pay day

The big money on offer at Caulfield has lured trainer Michael Roebuck to chase a big pay day for the ...
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Chelsea Jokic injured in Mackay fall

Chelsea Jokic injured in Mackay fall

Queensland stewards will wait until jockey Chelsea Jokic is well enough to attend before opening an inquiry into her fall ...
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Giles Thompson new CEO of Racing Victoria

Giles Thompson new CEO of Racing Victoria

Giles Thompson has been appointed chief executive of Racing Victoria on a permanent basis having been acting in the position ...
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Dwyer aims for Gold in Caulfield races

Dwyer aims for Gold in Caulfield races

Trainer Henry Dwyer will saddle up good chances in two lucrative VOBIS Gold races at Caulfield ...
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Riders to repay loyalty at Doomben

Riders to repay loyalty at Doomben

Connections of Ringo's A Rockstar and All Over Bosanova have shown loyalty by giving the rides to unfashionable jockeys in ...
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Sheiswhatsheis to stay at 1600m

Sheiswhatsheis to stay at 1600m

Trainer Tony Gollan has dropped Sheiswhatsheis back to 1600m at Doomben but still believes she can be a middle distance ...
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Adirondack chasing big Caulfield prize

Adirondack chasing big Caulfield prize

Adirondack returns to Caulfield chasing successive wins in the VOBIS Gold Heath ...
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Randwick a heavy eight for Sydney Cup

Randwick a heavy eight for Sydney Cup

The Randwick track is likely to remain a heavy 8 for the re-running of the Sydney Cup ...
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Frankel colt Eminent wins Craven Stakes

Frankel colt Eminent wins Craven Stakes

Frankel colt Eminent, who is raced by New Zealander Sir Peter Vela, has set himself up for the 2000 Guineas ...
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NZ filly Savvy Dreams ready for Adelaide

NZ filly Savvy Dreams ready for Adelaide

New Zealand Oaks placegetter Savvy Dreams has settled in well ahead of her first Adelaide assignment ...
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NSW racing news

Journeyman Sapphire Of Patch in Aust debut

Import Sapphire Of Patch will make his Australian debut at Rosehill after an unbeaten career in Italy ...
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NSW racing news

Tommy Berry gets nod for Chautauqua ride

Tommy Berry has been selected over Dwayne Dunn to ride Chautauqua in the Chairman's Sprint Prize in Hong Kong ...
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Aussies abroad

Form & free tips for Aussie chances at Sha Tin for the QEII Cup

ONE of Australia's best up-and-coming stayers will lead a talented contingent of Aussie thoroughbreds looking to stake their claim at Hong ...
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Vic racing

Caulfield or Flemington for We’ve Got This

We've Got This is second emergency for the Listed Bel Esprit Stakes, but has also been entered for a 1200m ...
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NSW racing news

James McDonald chases 100 Sydney winners

Godolphin jockey James McDonald is on a tight schedule to ride 100 Sydney winners for the 2015-2016 racing season ...
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Vic racing

Abbey Marie on trial for Adelaide Guineas

Abbey Marie will be racing for a possible trip to Adelaide when she lines up in a three-year-old fillies race ...
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Vic racing

Our Nkwazi ready for in-form Mathrick yard

Caulfield has been a happy hunting ground for Shawn Mathrick who returns to the track with Our Nkwazi in the ...
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Vic racing

Just Got Lucky on trial for stakes race

Three-year-old Just Got Lucky's performance at Caulfield is likely to decide whether he is given his chance at a Group ...
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Vic racing tips

Caulfield odds, form & punting tips for Saturday, April 23 races

CAULFIELD hosts a nine-race card this Saturday, including the big, exciting field competing for the Bel Esprit Stakes. Named in ...
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NSW racing news

James McDonald chases 100 Sydney winners

Godolphin jockey James McDonald is on a tight schedule to ride 100 Sydney winners for the 2015-2016 racing season ...
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Queensland news

Hopfgarten set to resume at Sunshine Coast

Robert Heathcote will start to roll out some of his better winter carnival chances at the Sunshine Coast ...
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Queensland news

Kemp dares to dream with bargain-buy filly

Sold For Song will return to racing at the Sunshine Coast with trainer Kevin Kemp wondering if she is good ...
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Queensland news

Tougher than expected debut for Il Riccio

Much to trainer Tony Gollan's disappointment, there will be no shortage of winter carnival talent taking on his first starter ...
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NSW racing news

Tommy Berry gets nod for Chautauqua ride

Tommy Berry has been selected over Dwayne Dunn to ride Chautauqua in the Chairman's Sprint Prize in Hong Kong ...
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NSW racing news

Tony McEvoy to close NSW stables

Trainer Toiny McEvoy is to close his two stables in NSW to devote his energy to his horses in Melbourne ...
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NSW racing news

Press Statement to stand for $27,500

Press Statement will stand his first season at Vinery Stud for $27,500 following his recent retirement ...
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NSW racing news

Nine Australians entered for Royal Ascot

The Royal Ascot meeting has attracted a record 164 entries from overseas including nine from Australia headed by Chautauqua ...
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UK News

Mullins chasing Nicholls in championship

Irish trainer Willie Mullins has closed the gal slightly on Paul Nicholls as he chases a first British jumps championship ...
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NSW racing news

Vancouver’s stud fee set at $66,000

Vancouver is set to run at Royal Ascot before he joins the Coolmore stallion roster in Australia for the upcoming ...
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Vic racing

Sheidel favourite for Bel Esprit Stakes

Former West Australian mare Sheidel is the early favourite to register her first Melbourne win in the Listed Bel Esprit ...
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