Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 22nd October

This day 22nd 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.


Zaaki

Punt Drunk: Zaaki no sure thing ahead of Cox Plate

As we build up towards the 2021 Cox Plate, the Punt Drunk team takes a look at some of the ...
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Morphettville tips, value bets & odds | Saturday, October 23

Morphettville tips, value bets & odds | Saturday, October 23

HorseBetting's South Australian form analyst brings you his top tips, best value bets and quaddie numbers for the nine-race card ...
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Ascot WA betting tips

Ascot racing tips & top value bets | Saturday, October 23

HorseBetting’s WA form analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for the meeting at Ascot on Saturday, October ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 22, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 22, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees eight meetings being held on this Friday afternoon, headlined by the Group 1 Manikato ...
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Aaron Bullock & Jonker

Gollan happy with Jonker ahead of Manikato Stakes

Tony Gollan believes his sprinter Jonker is “spot on” ahead of Friday night’s Group 1 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley ...
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Sunshine Coast racing tips

Sunshine Coast betting tips & quaddie | Friday, October 22

HorseBetting’s Queensland form analyst has picked out his best bets and quaddie selections for the seven-race program at the Sunshine ...
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C'est Une Star

C’est Une Star showcases Bradley talent

The Michelle Bradley-trained C'est Une Star produced an eye-catching last-to-first victory at Tauranga on Wednesday over 1600m in the manner ...
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Mackenzie Lad

Guineas goal for Mackenzie Lad

Mackenzie Lad is primed to showcase his Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) credentials when ...
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Mo’unga

Young Kiwi front and centre of Cox Plate preparations

A decade and a half after Todd Pollard entered the racing industry as an enthusiastic schoolboy, he now finds himself ...
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Eva Chiara

Eva Chiara on Matamata mission

Trainer Stephen Marsh holds a decent hand in the Group 3 Soliloquy Stakes (1400m) at Matamata on Saturday with debut ...
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Humidor

Cox Plate 2020 runner-by-runner betting guide

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and full form for this year's Cox Plate, which jumps at 4:15pm ...
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Moonee Valley night racing

Moonee Valley racing tips & odds – Friday, 23 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie numbers for the Manikato Stakes meeting at Moonee Valley this ...
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Benalla racing tips

Benalla racing tips & value bets – Friday, 23 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for the Benalla Cup meeting this Friday afternoon ...
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Gawler horse racing

Gawler racing tips & best bets – Friday, 23 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie numbers for the Gawler Cup meeting this Friday ...
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Drama For O'Brien's Two Cox Plate Runners

Drama For O’Brien’s Two Cox Plate Runners

Two international raiders from the powerhouse stable of Aidan O'Brien are in doubt for the Cox Plate after failing their ...
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Steel Prince Penalised A Kilo For Cup Win

Steel Prince Penalised A Kilo For Cup Win

Steel Prince is virtually assured of a Melbourne Cup start after he was penalised a kilo for winning the Geelong ...
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Humidor

Waller Pair Need To Peak In Cox Plate

Chris Waller won four Cox Plates in a row with the mighty Winx but he knows they don't come that ...
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Jami Lady

Wide Alley Poses No Barrier For Jami Lady

Jami Lady has to contend with a wide gate for her comeback to racing at Doomben but co-trainer Matt Hoysted ...
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Rain Will Spoil Brooklyn Hustle's Chances

Rain Will Spoil Brooklyn Hustle’s Chances

Trainer Jason Warren has his mare Brooklyn Hustle ready to fire in the Manikato Stakes but says if the predicted ...
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Peltzer

Ryan Oozes Confidence In Bondi Favourite

Gerald Ryan had a lightbulb moment after Peltzer was beaten in the Golden Rose and he has used it to ...
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Grandslam

Maher Has Two Great Chances In Cox Plate

Ciaron Maher can't wait to have his first starters in a Cox Plate and he thinks both Sir Dragonet and ...
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Latest Career Milestone Looms For Neasham

Latest Career Milestone Looms For Neasham

A recent addition to the Sydney training ranks, Annabel Neasham will saddle up her first Saturday runner when Jessica Rabbit ...
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Rockhampton racing news

Rockhampton racing tips & value bets – Thursday, 22 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and quaddie selections for Thursday's race meeting at Rockhampton, Queensland ...
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Frankie Lor

Frankie Lor lands midweek treble as hot October continues

Frankie Lor roared to second in the trainers’ championship thanks to a treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (21 ...
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Freedman Kicking Goals On His Own At Scone

Freedman Kicking Goals On His Own At Scone

Will Freedman recently set up his own stables at Scone and he is already producing results from a limited team ...
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Shazee Lee wins at Hawkesbury

Hawkesbury racing tips & best odds – Thursday, 22 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Thursday's race meeting at Hawkesbury, NSW ...
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Wise Men Say

Wise Men Say retired

The curtain has come down on the racing career of top jumper Wise Men Say. It was fitting that his ...
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Kelly Renee

Autridge eyes Cup week gold

Stephen Autridge reckons his team is on track to make owner Kevin Hickman's New Zealand Cup week a memorable one ...
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Kolding

McDonald amped for Cox Plate ride

Expat New Zealand jockey James McDonald may have failed to regain his ride aboard star Kiwi mare Verry Elleegant for ...
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Horse welfare on ministers' meeting agenda

Horse welfare on ministers’ meeting agenda

Federal and state agriculture ministers will urgently discuss animal welfare after footage emerged of cruelty towards retired racehorses at an ...
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Yes Yes Yes

Everest contenders remain in Darley Sprint

Nine of the 12 runners in the $14 million Everest have been paid up as first acceptors for the Darley ...
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Just Thinkin

Just Thinkin’ favourite for Bondi Stakes

A top field of middle distance three-year-olds is expected to line up in the $1 million Bondi Stakes at Randwick ...
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Murray Baker

Long Jack’s Derby hopes hinge on Geelong

The Geelong Classic is shaping as a pivotal race for the Victoria Derby hopes of the Murray Baker and Andrew ...
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QRIC

Qld calls probe into racehorse welfare

The Queensland government has ordered an urgent inquiry into the treatment of racehorses after the release of shocking footage taken ...
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Damian Lane

Lane senses weight of expectation in Plate

Star jockey Damian Lane is confident Japanese mare Lys Gracieux is the right horse for the Cox Plate but is ...
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Bivouac

Bivouac favourite to win WFA Manikato

Golden Rose winner Bivouac is the short-priced favourite to become the first three-year-old since Sepoy to win the Group One ...
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Verry Elleegant

Shark circling in Cox Plate

New Zealand raider Te Akau Shark and Sydney three-year-old Castelvecchio have been included in the 14-horse field for the A$5 ...
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True Self

Irish chase Melbourne Cup berth at Geelong

True Self missed a start in the Caulfield Cup with connections banking on a Geelong Cup win to enhance her ...
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Ciaron Maher

Humidor left on outer as Cox Plate reserve

A capacity field is set to run in the $5 million Cox Plate but dual placegetter Humidor will need a ...
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Avilius

Avilius right on track for Cox Plate test

Following a hiccup with a nostril bleed after a gallop at The Valley, Avilius is back on track for the ...
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Don Casboult

MVRC committee opts for progressive horses

The Moonee Valley Racing Club has used its discretion to elevate Te Akau Shark and Castelvecchio into the Cox Plate ...
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Initiative

McCarroll maintaining good strike rate

Ross McCarroll may have retired his two most proven gallopers, but he showed at Rotorua last Saturday he has another ...
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Shadows Cast

Riccarton return for Shadows Cast

Awapuni trainer Mark Oulaghan will once again return to New Zealand Cup week at Riccarton next month with Group 1 ...
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Leading owner-breeder Ross Cutts dies

Leading owner-breeder Ross Cutts dies

One of Australian racing's most successful owner-breeders Ross Cutts has died in Brisbane after heart surgery complications ...
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O'Brien dominates final British Group One

O’Brien dominates final British Group One

Aidan O'Brien is responsible for 11 of the 12 juveniles remaining in the Futurity Trophy at Doncaster, Britain's final Group ...
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Cox Plate

Te Akau Shark makes Cox Plate field

New Zealander Te Akau Shark will have to contend with the outside barrier in the Cox Plate after being included ...
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Bivouac draws barrier one in Manikato

Bivouac draws barrier one in Manikato

Odds-on favourite Bivouac has drawn the inside barrier for the Group One Manikato Stakes at The Valley ...
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Avilius passes crucial Flemington gallop

Avilius passes crucial Flemington gallop

Avilius has been cleared to take his place in the Cox Plate after passing a gallop in front of Racing ...
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Eighteen horses paid up for Cox Plate

Eighteen horses paid up for Cox Plate

Connections of 18 horses have paid the Cox Plate acceptance fee for the $5 million race which has a field ...
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Dato Tan Chin Nam dies aged 93

Dato Tan Chin Nam dies aged 93

Four-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Dato Tan Chin Nam has died aged 93 ...
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Winx in the zone for fourth Cox Plate bid

Winx in the zone for fourth Cox Plate bid

Winx will gallop at the public trackwork session at Moonee Valley ahead of her historic bid for a fourth Cox ...
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No signs of champion Winx slowing down

No signs of champion Winx slowing down

Winx's official biography has already been written, yet her trainer and owners are happy to let her continue writing her ...
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Houtzen set for another Valley sprint race

Houtzen set for another Valley sprint race

Houtzen is set for her third Moonee Valley sprint race this spring in the Manikato Stakes as the talented mare ...
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Punter charged with bookie exploitation

Punter charged with bookie exploitation

A man will face a Gold Coast court after allegedly netting more than $100,000 in cash and betting credits by ...
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Training horses at Caulfield set to cease

Training horses at Caulfield set to cease

A new lease agreement has secured racing at Caulfield for at least the next 65 years but training of racehorses ...
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Black-type option for smart maiden winner

Black-type option for smart maiden winner

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie doesn’t know where maiden winner Magic Condor sits in the pecking order of three-year-old fillies, but ...
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Queensland trainers stick solid on strike

Queensland trainers stick solid on strike

Queensland trainers have stuck to their guns, refusing to nominate horses for the Doomben meeting in protest at the state ...
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No Melbourne Cup penalty for Best Solution

No Melbourne Cup penalty for Best Solution

Saeed Bin Suroor-trained Caulfield Cup winner Best Solution will not have a Melbourne Cup penalty. Best Solution has escaped a ...
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Field of 16 for Group Three Geelong Cup

Field of 16 for Group Three Geelong Cup

The Group Three Geelong Cup has attracted a field of 16 which includes English-trained stayer Withhold from the Roger Charlton ...
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Victoria Government pledges $2 million towards synthetic Ballarat track

Victoria Government pledges $2 million towards synthetic Ballarat track

THE Victorian State Government has announced it will add an additional $4 million to help create a new synthetic track ...
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Eight in Cox Plate would suit Winx: Waller

Eight in Cox Plate would suit Winx: Waller

Trainer Chris Waller expects a few other horses may jump into the field as Winx attempts a record fourth Cox ...
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Burning Front VOBIS

Rawiller, Higgins in hospital after fall

Victorian jockeys Brad Rawiller and Brian Higgins are in a Melbourne hospital after a race fall at Cranbourne ...
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Winx primed for Cox Plate treble

Winx primed for Cox Plate treble

Chris Waller says he can understand why potential Cox Plate runners are avoiding a match-up against super mare Winx at ...
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Marmelo equal Melbourne Cup favourite

Marmelo equal Melbourne Cup favourite

English horse Marmelo has firmed to equal favouritism for the Melbourne Cup after his eye-catching run in the Caulfield Cup ...
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Luvaluva on target for VRC Oaks

Luvaluva on target for VRC Oaks

John Sargent will use a tried and true method to get Luvaluva to the VRC Oaks via the Wakeful Stakes ...
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Gailo Chop in top order to tackle Winx

Gailo Chop in top order to tackle Winx

Trainer Darren Weir says Gailo Chop goes into the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley in great order with one stumbling ...
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Vega Magic captures Dabernig's attention

Vega Magic captures Dabernig’s attention

Vega Magic has captured the attention of co-trainer Tom Dabernig who believes the gelding is the best horse he has ...
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Main Stage heads to grand final

Main Stage heads to grand final

Main Stage's target remains the Group One Victoria Derby, despite his third at Caulfield ...
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Miss Wilson

Miss Wilson too classy in Group 3 Spring Sprint

AUSTRALIAN-performed mare Miss Wilson has made easy work of a talented field of sprinters in the Group 3 Spring Sprint ...
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Order Of St George goes the distance

Order Of St George goes the distance

Order Of St George has pulled off an unlikely victory to win the Group Two Long Distance Cup at Ascot ...
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Leading vet Reg Pascoe dies aged 88

Leading vet Reg Pascoe dies aged 88

One of Australia's leading equine veterinarians Reg Pascoe has died aged 88 on the Darling Downs ...
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Folkswood to take on Winx in Cox Plate

Folkswood to take on Winx in Cox Plate

Godolphin has confirmed Cranbourne Cup winner Folkswood will take on Winx in the Cox Plate ...
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hydrangea

Aidan O’Brien on cusp of world record

Trainer Aidan O'Brien is on the cusp of a world record after equalling Bobby Frankel's 25 Group One winners in ...
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Librisa Breeze wins Champions Sprint

Librisa Breeze wins Champions Sprint

Librisa Breeze has upset some big names to claim the British Champions Sprint at Ascot ...
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Aidan O'Brien's 2017 Group One winners

Aidan O’Brien’s 2017 Group One winners

Trainer Aidan O'Brien's Group One winners in 2017 ...
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Cracksman the champion at Ascot

Cracksman the champion at Ascot

The John Gosden-trained Cracksman has run out a dominant winner of the Champion Stakes at Ascot under Frankie Dettori ...
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French horse Vadamos fourth in Cox Plate

French horse Vadamos fourth in Cox Plate

The only international runner in this year's Cox Plate, Vadamos, has finished just out of the placings after racing keenly ...
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Winx simply too good in Cox Plate

Winx simply too good in Cox Plate

Winx has won the $3 million Cox Plate for a second year in a row, in her lucky 13th consecutive ...
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Winx takes second Cox Plate in a canter

Winx takes second Cox Plate in a canter

Winx has reinforced her champion status with her second Cox Plate win ...
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Winx first, daylight second in Cox Plate

Winx first, daylight second in Cox Plate

Winx has won the Cox Plate by a record eight-length margin, relegating Hartnell to a distant second ...
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Sacred Elixir back on track for Vic Derby

Sacred Elixir back on track for Vic Derby

Sacred Elixir has turned around a poor Caulfield Guineas showing to win a Victoria Derby lead-up at Moonee Valley ...
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Rose blooms for Oaks after Plate placing

Rose blooms for Oaks after Plate placing

Yankee Rose has once again done her connections proud, adding a Cox Plate placing to her Golden Slipper runner-up finish ...
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Group 1 Cox Plate - what the jockeys said

Group 1 Cox Plate – what the jockeys said

What the Cox Plate jockeys said after the $3 million weight-for-age race ...
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More To Gain team eyes 2017 Caulfield Cup

More To Gain team eyes 2017 Caulfield Cup

More To Gain has started a long road to the 2017 Caulfield Cup by winning at Randwick ...
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Winx

Winx races into equine immortality with second Cox Plate romp

IN 1986 race caller Bill Collins famously said, "Bonecrusher races into equine immortality" and on Saturday at Moonee Valley champion ...
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Clipperton's advice helps Daysee Doom win

Clipperton’s advice helps Daysee Doom win

Daysee Doom has taken her winning record to four from six starts by winning at Randwick ...
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Denoninator in line for Ballarat Cup start

Denoninator in line for Ballarat Cup start

Iron-horse Denoninator could be set for the Ballarat Cup after his strong Eagle Farm win ...
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Mighty Winx wins the $3 million Cox Plate

Mighty Winx wins the $3 million Cox Plate

Winx has blitzed her Cox Plate rivals to win Australia's greatest weight-for-age race at Moonee Valley ...
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Grand Marshal captures Moonee Valley Cup

Grand Marshal captures Moonee Valley Cup

Chris Waller has secured a one-two finish in the Moonee Valley Cup with Melbourne Cup aspirants Grand Marshal and Who ...
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The United States claims G2 Crystal Mile

The United States claims G2 Crystal Mile

Seven-year-old The United States has won a Group Two race on Cox Plate day at Moonee Valley for the second-straight ...
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Rock Forthe Ladies strong win boosts Baker

Rock Forthe Ladies strong win boosts Baker

Trainer Bjorn Baker plans to take Rock Forthe Ladies to the greys race on Oaks Day after he won at ...
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Winning feeling again for Peter Moody

Winning feeling again for Peter Moody

No stranger to the winning feeling as Black Caviar's trainer, Peter Moody has enjoyed it as an owner for the ...
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The United States to target Longines Mile after Moonee Valley win

The United States to target Longines Mile after Moonee Valley win

IT might not have been the target Team Williams had hoped for this spring with The United States, but the ...
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Autumn the time for Nurse Kitchen to shine

Autumn the time for Nurse Kitchen to shine

A break for an autumn campaign looms for Nurse Kitchen after she added black type to her pedigree with a ...
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Kaniana earns Group One start with MV win

Kaniana earns Group One start with MV win

Kaniana has earned her way to the Group One Myer Classic for fillies and mares with victory at Moonee Valley ...
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Nurse Kitchen

Peter Moody celebrates as owner with Nurse Kitchen

PUNTERS are used to see former trainer Peter Moody winning races at Moonee Valley, but Nurse Kitchen's win in the ...
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Archives rallies to win at Moonee Valley

Archives rallies to win at Moonee Valley

Godolphin colt Archives has rallied in the straight to narrowly win a Group Three sprint for three-year-olds at Moonee Valley ...
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I Am A Venus victory a boost for Healey

I Am A Venus victory a boost for Healey

First starter I Am Venus has given her trainer a boost after an impressive Eagle Farm win ...
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Sweet Sherry

Sweet Sherry overcomes wide draw to win Crockett Stakes

THE wide barrier draw put many punters off Sweet Sherry during the week, but the punters rallied late for the ...
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Fifteen Sunflowers blossoms at Randwick

Fifteen Sunflowers blossoms at Randwick

The Pat Farrell-trained filly Fifteen Sunflowers has won the Highway Handicap at Randwick after mending her manners at the start ...
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Consolation Valley win for Sweet Sherry

Consolation Valley win for Sweet Sherry

A high temperature forced Sweet Sherry out of the early spring three-year-old filly feature races but she's bounced back with ...
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O'Malley races to satisfying win at Valley

O’Malley races to satisfying win at Valley

Talented sprinter O'Malley has returned this spring after a long absence, capped off with his first victory in 21 months ...
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Rain puts Awesome Rock in doubt for Plate

Rain puts Awesome Rock in doubt for Plate

Just hours from the Cox Plate, co-trainer Troy Corstens says likely race leader Awesome Rock will be scratched if the ...
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Azazel scores on debut at Moonee Valley

Azazel scores on debut at Moonee Valley

Trainer Tony McEvoy has been vindicated for spending up on a yearling by Snitzel following Azaze's debut win at Moonee ...
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Rebel Dane springs upset in G1 Manikato

Rebel Dane springs upset in G1 Manikato

Rebel Dane has caused an upset in the Manikato Stakes which has brought an end to the spring for Chautauqua ...
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Cox Plate market movers

Cox Plate day market movers, lays of the day and big bets

IT comes as no surprise that Winx has been the biggest market mover on Cox Plate day. The 2015 Cox ...
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Moonee Valley quaddie

Cox Plate quaddie form and selections, Saturday October 22

THERE are many ways to make money betting on the Cox Plate and that includes taking a quaddie bet at ...
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A runner-by-runner guide to the 2015 Cox Plate with free tips

A runner-by-runner guide to the 2015 Cox Plate with free tips

THE world's greatest weight-for-age race is almost upon us and it has attracted a stellar field of Australia's and Europe's ...
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