Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 23rd May

This day 23rd May 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.


Today's horse racing tips & best bets | May 23, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | May 23, 2021

Horse Racing around the country sees seven meeting scheduled to be run and won this Sunday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Sunny Coast best bets

Sunshine Coast betting preview, tips & odds | Sunday, May 23

Sunshine Coast betting preview is brought to you by Horsebetting.com.au see the top tips, value bets and best odds for ...
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Sandown tips for Australian Hurdle Day - May 23 2021

Sandown racing tips, best bets and quaddie selections | VIC 23/5

Sandown race tips and best bets for the May 23 meeting happening on the Lakeside course, including free form, quaddie ...
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Punt Drunk : Zaaki puts a show on in the 2021 Doomben Cup!

Punt Drunk : Zaaki puts a show on in the 2021 Doomben Cup!

Punt Drunk is the Australian horse racing news article that covers all the latest stories and all the top controversies ...
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Muswellbrook betting tips, best odds & quaddie | Sunday, 23/05/21

Muswellbrook betting tips, best odds & quaddie | Sunday, 23/05/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the Muswellbrook betting preview with all the top tips, value bets and quadrella selections for Sunday, May ...
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Carleen Hefel Makes It A Day To Remember At Flemington

Carleen Hefel Makes It A Day To Remember At Flemington

Nothing will wipe that infectious smile off Carleen Hefel’s face, following the apprentice jockey’s riding double at Flemington on Saturday ...
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Khoekhoe

Khoekhoe Out Of Queensland Derby – To Be Gelded

Matt Cumani has opted to send his talented stayer Khoekhoe to the paddock to be gelded and will miss the ...
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Reykjavik gives Smith a Flemington double

Reykjavik gives Smith a Flemington double

After winning the Listed Straight Six with Great Again, the Lindsay Smith stable recorded a Flemington double with Reykjavik taking ...
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Victorem

Victorem bounces back with timely Victory

Victorem has overcome problems leading into the race to earn a Stradbroke Handicap start by winning the Group Two Victory ...
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Louise Day

Louise Day makes the most of city switch

Apprentice Louise Day has enjoyed an afternoon to savour, landing a breakthrough city win in Saturday grade before adding another ...
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Great Again

Great Again scores tough Flemington win

The decision to bypass the Wangoom Handicap at Warrnambool has paid dividends for Lindsey Smith with Great Again scoring a ...
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Allan Chau

Costa loyalty pays off in Gunsynd Classic

Trainer Michael Costa's loyalty to jockey Allan Chau has given them their first Group wins after Supergiant took out the ...
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Rothfire

Champagne wins keep flowing for Heathcote

Trainer Robert Heathcote has landed another win in a race close to his heart after Rothfire led all the way ...
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Coruscate

State switch works wonders for Coruscate

An interstate switch has proven to be a winning move for consistent sprinter Coruscate who has outpointed his Randwick rivals ...
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Stockman

Clipperton breaks drought aboard Stockman

Jockey Sam Clipperton has combined with progressive stayer Stockman to break a month-long losing streak at Randwick ...
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Police operation delays Eagle Farm races

Police operation delays Eagle Farm races

Racing at Eagle Farm has been put on hold after police undertook a safety operation at the Brisbane racecourse ...
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Immortal Love

Leading Tassie rider scores at Flemington

With racing in Tasmania in shutdown, leading jockey Craig Newitt has relocated to Victoria and has teamed with Immortal Love ...
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Peltzer

Peltzer wins again to earn spring campaign

Trainer Gerald Ryan will resist a Group One temptation in Brisbane and focus on the spring with unbeaten colt Peltzer ...
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Cosmic Gossip

Cosmic Gossip win seals JJ Atkins start

Cosmic Gossip has confirmed a place in the Group One JJ Atkins field with her win at Eagle Farm ...
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Sasko

Sasko spoils betting move on Moody stayer

In-form stayer Sasko has found his preferred going for the second time in as many starts to thwart a well-tried ...
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Battaash

Battaash Points To Royal Ascot

Charlie Hills-trained Battaash, the highest-rated horse among the hundreds worldwide carrying the Shadwell blue and white of HH Sheikh Hamdan ...
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John Moore

Moore believes he has the key to unlock Thanks Forever for Group 3 success

John Moore hopes he has found the key to unlocking Thanks Forever’s absolute best as the consistent four-year-old seeks a ...
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Exultant

Rain a concern as Exultant faces Furore in Champions & Chater Cup

Furore and a storm are Tony Cruz’s two fears as he prepares Exultant for what he hopes will be another ...
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Kinane

Boom horse Kinane to step out in Queensland

The Chris Waller-trained Kinane will carry the weight of expectation when he contests the Group 3 Gunsynd Classic (1800m) at ...
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Alfa Oro

Resurrected Alfa Oro to continue journey at Flemington

Talented four-year-old Alfa Oro heads to Flemington on Saturday where connections will be hoping to reap full rewards for their ...
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Tommy gets the gold

Tommy gets the gold

Sacred Falls colt Tommy Gold secured his first victory when taking out his 1100m maiden on the Kensington track at ...
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Kozzi Asano

Asano on the hunt

Leading apprentice jockey Kozzi Asano has experienced a break-out season and he can’t wait for it to resume in July ...
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Racehorse owner accused of drug smuggling

Racehorse owner accused of drug smuggling

High profile racehorse owner Damion Flower has faced court accused of being involved in a cocaine smuggling ring operating out ...
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Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling looks sharp for Saturday’s Kranji Mile

Kranji Mile (1600m) contenders Southern Legend and Singapore Sling stretched their legs on the Polytrack Thursday (23 May) morning, and ...
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Norman Waymouth dies after cancer battle

Norman Waymouth dies after cancer battle

Former jockey-turned-trainer Norman Waymouth has died after a battle with cancer, aged 65 ...
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Racehorse owner Flower facing drug charges

Racehorse owner Flower facing drug charges

Australian racehorse owner Damion Flower is due to face a western Sydney court on drugs charges ...
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Boundtobehonoured

Boundtobehonoured makes impressive comeback

Boundtobehonoured made a remarkable comeback at Counties on Thursday when taking out the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race by 2-1/2 ...
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Dez

Dez begins Winter Cup campaign

Simon Wilson has some unfinished business in Christchurch that he'd like to take care of in August. Wilson trains talented ...
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Classic contenders out in force in Sydney

Classic contenders out in force in Sydney

The Randwick meeting will provide an important insight into the staying credentials of a host of three-year-olds earmarked for winter ...
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No rest yet for unbeaten Not Enough Effort

No rest yet for unbeaten Not Enough Effort

Not Enough Effort will attempt to extend his unbeaten record to four when he runs in the Furphy Ale Plate ...
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Fearless Fire

Fownes and Ho seal double

Caspar Fownes and leading homegrown rider Vincent Ho made it double together and the handler was full of praise for ...
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Collett poised for big day out at Randwick

Collett poised for big day out at Randwick

It doesn't get much better than Jason Collett's book of rides at Randwick with the top jockey set to take ...
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Acclaimed Light

Callan shines bright aboard Light

Neil Callan excelled aboard Acclaimed Light (132lb), delivering a picture perfect ride to claim the night’s feature, the Class 4 ...
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Yee Cheong Baby

Ting takes two as Yee Cheong Baby stars

Yee Cheong Baby delivered trainer Jimmy Ting his first Class 2 victory as the hulking chestnut made it look easy ...
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Steel Prince races for Melbourne Cup start

Steel Prince races for Melbourne Cup start

Stayers in The Andrew Ramsden will be racing for more than just prize money at Flemington with the winner gaining ...
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Long Jack

Long Jack spearheads Baker-Forsman quintet

Long Jack could enhance his stocks as a Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) contender with another bold performance in Saturday's ...
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Fillies set to dominate Fred Best Classic

Fillies set to dominate Fred Best Classic

Fillies again look to have a strong chance of dominating the Group Three Fred Best Classic at Eagle Farm ...
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McEvoy aiming to increase Group One haul

McEvoy aiming to increase Group One haul

Tony McEvoy has been in Brisbane overseeing Dollar For Dollar's preparation as the trainer chases his seventh Group One for ...
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Kiwi Ida

Parsons’ hold strong hand at Wingatui

Balcairn trainers John and Karen Parsons are taking a team of ten horses to Friday’s Wingatui meeting, headed by Shezatoucha ...
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Bigger track key for Magic Alibi in Gr 3

Bigger track key for Magic Alibi in Gr 3

Stakes winner Magic Alibi will get a final chance to add to her black-type tally at Eagle Farm before she ...
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Thomas Stockdale

Thomas Stockdale gets French opportunity

Thomas Stockdale is the latest Victorian rider set to represent Australia in an apprentices' race at Chantilly on French Oaks ...
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Pike doubles Kingsford Smith Cup chances

Pike doubles Kingsford Smith Cup chances

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike looks to have an unexpected second chance in the Kingsford Smith Cup after Endless Drama ...
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Brenton Avdulla

Brenton Avdulla queried on Canterbury ride

Sydney premiership-leading jockey Brenton Avdulla has been taken to task by Racing NSW stewards for his handling of King Hewitt ...
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Future miler Pedicel makes winning debut

Future miler Pedicel makes winning debut

James McDonald has warmed up for Group One assignments in Doomben with a midweek win for Lindsay Park on newcomer ...
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Four-month ban hits jockey Chris Caserta

Four-month ban hits jockey Chris Caserta

Caulfield-based apprentice Chris Caserta has been suspended from race riding for four months after returning a positive urine test ...
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Jeff Lloyd closes in on century of winners

Jeff Lloyd closes in on century of winners

Jeff Lloyd has moved to within one win of reaching 100 winners for the season with a Gold Coast treble ...
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Townsville tips and best bets for April 15

Townsville betting tips & form for Thursday, May 24

TOWNSVILLE races this Thursday as the sunshine state meet hosts a strong seven race card. Not sure where you should ...
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Prince Of Caviar set to line-up at Sandown

Prince Of Caviar set to line-up at Sandown

Prince Of Caviar, the second foal of unbeaten mare Black Caviar, has drawn barrier five in a 13-horse field for ...
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Beidi off and running in Canterbury win

Beidi off and running in Canterbury win

Promising colt Beidi has made a successful start to his racing career for Ingham Racing with a strong win at ...
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Red Excitement bids for another stakes win

Red Excitement bids for another stakes win

Stable favourite Red Excitement will bid for another stakes win in the Group Three Lord Mayor's Cup at Doomben for ...
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Dwyer jumper out to dominate at Sandown

Dwyer jumper out to dominate at Sandown

The Dominator will attempt to claim the Australian Steeplechase at Sandown after winning on his steeplechasing debut at Warrnambool ...
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All Too Huiying on trial for Derby start

All Too Huiying on trial for Derby start

All Too Huiying is on trial for a trip to Brisbane and the Queensland Derby when the Gary Moore-trained colt ...
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Unsung hero averts Te Rapa disaster

Unsung hero averts Te Rapa disaster

A potentially life-threatening situation at last weekend’s Te Rapa race-meeting was narrowly avoided thanks to the quick thinking and bravery ...
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Ecuador seeks second McKell Cup success

Ecuador seeks second McKell Cup success

Durable stayer Ecuador can create history by becoming the first multiple winner of the Listed McKell Cup at Randwick ...
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Hennessy seeking more international glory

Hennessy seeking more international glory

Matamata trainer Gary Hennessy will be looking to add further international success to his CV when he lines up last-start ...
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Berry aims to end a bumpy season on a high aboard Pakistan Star in Champions & Chater

Berry aims to end a bumpy season on a high aboard Pakistan Star in Champions & Chater

It has been a trying season for jockey Tommy Berry, but the Australian rider is confident that he can salvage ...
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Lloyd boosts Tinkermosa in Queensland Oaks

Lloyd boosts Tinkermosa in Queensland Oaks

Trainer John Sargent says his chances of winning a fourth Oaks in Australia have been boosted after Jeff Lloyd accepted ...
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Injured jockey Wiggins hopes to be cleared

Injured jockey Wiggins hopes to be cleared

Jockey Ryan Wiggins is confident he will be cleared to ride at Ipswich after being injured at the Sunshine Coast ...
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Champagne Cuddles to tackle Group One Cup

Champagne Cuddles to tackle Group One Cup

Brilliant Sydney filly Champagne Cuddles has figured in a change of plans and will tackle the Group One Kingsford Smith ...
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Top mare enjoys smooth Doomben preparation

Top mare enjoys smooth Doomben preparation

Volpe Veloce’s quest for a Group 1 victory in Queensland to go with her domestic success at the top level ...
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Waller has five hopes for another Qld Oaks

Waller has five hopes for another Qld Oaks

Favourite Youngstar is one of five horses to represent Chris Waller in the Queensland Oaks as he chases a third ...
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Gawler market movers for Wednesday, May 23

Gawler market movers for Wednesday, May 23

SOUTH Australian racing is headlined by Gawler today as the track puts on a strong eight race card to get ...
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Top sire Zacinto moves north

Top sire Zacinto moves north

Exciting young sire Zacinto will now be on the doorstep of Waikato breeders with Kevin and Jo Hickman’s Valachi Downs ...
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Browne to team up with Derby hope

Browne to team up with Derby hope

Time Lord will have a change of rider in Saturday’s Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben with expatriate ...
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PPM Gold Coast

Gold Coast fixed odds betting moves for Wednesday, May 23

GOLD Coast is racing this Wednesday and the punters have wagered on all eight races ahead of this afternoon's card ...
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Top mare Bonneval returning to work

Top mare Bonneval returning to work

Reigning New Zealand Horse of the Year Bonneval’s return to her Cambridge base is imminent. The multiple Group 1 winner ...
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Canterbury market movers

Canterbury market movers for Wednesday, May 23

CANTERBURY is racing this Wednesday and the punters have launched into a number of runners at the Sydney track. Horse ...
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Ben Currie

Ben Currie to front stewards again

An inquiry into activities at Ben Currie's Toowoomba stables will be reconvened with the trainer directed to appear ...
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Cracksman primed for Coronation Cup

Cracksman primed for Coronation Cup

Trainer John Gosden believes Coronation Cup favourite Cracksman has finally matured as he heads to the Coronation Cup at Epsom ...
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Trainer Pat Carey to face RAD Board

Trainer Pat Carey to face RAD Board

Mornington trainer Pat Carey has a date with the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board after being charged with misconduct ...
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James Cummings joins Godolphin

James Cummings joins Godolphin

James Cummings has been confirmed as head trainer for Godolphin Australia, replacing John O'Shea ...
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Lindsay Park chasing winning numbers

Lindsay Park chasing winning numbers

As one of only three stables to achieve the 300 winner mark in a season, Lindsay Park is hoping to ...
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Broadside could give McKell a wide berth

Broadside could give McKell a wide berth

Progressive stayer Broadside appears unlikely to back up from his Rosehill win in the Listed McKell Cup at Randwick ...
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Gelded Lizard on the comeback trail

Gelded Lizard on the comeback trail

Lizard Island has come through his comeback trial at Cranbourne in good order as trainer Pat Hyland looks towards a ...
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I'm Telling Ya

I’m Telling Ya set to let the racing do the talking on Thursday

AMY Johnston’s gelding I’m Telling Ya is looking to make a statement on Thursday night after an indifferent start to ...
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quaddie tips

Quaddie tips for Thursday, May 25 races at Pakenham

PAKENHAM is the venue for our Thursday quaddie this week, and several familiar runners are gracing our predictions once again ...
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Under The Thumb hikes to Highway

Under The Thumb hikes to Highway

Tamworth-based gelding Under The Thumb will make his city debut in a Highway Handicap at Randwick on Saturday ...
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Cummings and Schofield celebrate 2016 Victoria Derby win

What will James Cummins bring to the stable at Godolphin?

FRONT and centre in horse racing news this week is the appointment of James Cummings as the new head trainer ...
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Cummings at Godolphin

Cummings declared “great fit” after formal Godolphin announcement

POWERHOUSE racing stable Godolphin has appointed James Cummings as its new head-trainer, ending a protracted search for John O’Shea’s permanent ...
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DK Weir

Weir a big player in feature jumps race

Besides the big races in Queensland, leading trainer Darren Weir is expected to be a key player in the feature ...
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Single Bullet

Portelli looking to life after Rebel Dane

Gary Portelli won't be able to replace Rebel Dane who has a new home at stud but hopes his younger ...
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Neil Wilson becomes interim VRC CEO

Neil Wilson becomes interim VRC CEO

The honorary treasurer of the VRC, Neil Wilson, has stepped into the role of interim chief executive following the resignation ...
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James Cummings Godolphin

James Cummings set to join Godolphin

James Cummings is expected to be confirmed as head trainer for Godolphin Australia, replacing John O'Shea ...
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Solow wins at Royal Ascot

Solow retired by trainer Freddy Head

Trainer Freddy Head has announced the retirement of champion miler Solow ...
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Vic racing

Michelle Payne in hospital after fall

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne remains in hospital after a race fall but initial scans have come back clear ...
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NSW racing news

Michelle Payne in fall at Mildura

Michelle Payne has taken a tumble at Mildura on the same day four apprentices have been injured in a multiple-horse ...
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Vic racing

Doomben 10,000 start for Azkadellia

Ciaron Maher isn't too concerned about the prospects of a firm track for Azkadellia when she lines up in the ...
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Vic racing

Hall Of Fame inductee chasing Sandown win

Hall Of Fame inductee Pat Hyland still rides trackwork at the age of 74 with Australian Steeplechase contender King Triton ...
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racing news

Michelle Payne taken to hospital after fall at Mildura

2015 MELBOURNE Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne was taken to hospital via ambulance after a fall at the Mildura races today ...
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NSW racing news

Secateur a Cup horse in the making

Trainer Danny Williams says former English horse Secateur is ready to show what he can do over the 2400 metres ...
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Vic racing

Gingerboy aiming for hat-trick at Sandown

Gingerboy will go chasing a second feature jumps race success when he lines up in the Australian Hurdle at Sandown ...
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racing news

Horror race fall injures six apprentice jockeys at Taree

The opening race at Taree on Tuesday was a horror scene as six apprentice jockeys were injured in the Rising ...
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Queensland news

Oink to step up in class to BRC Sires’

Trainer Kelly Schweida has no regrets about skipping a Listed race with Oink to put him up to Group Two ...
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NSW racing tips

Powerhouse stables attracting punters at Gosford this Tuesday

Punters don't have to wait till Saturday to find the powerhouse stables in action. There are some great betting opportunities ...
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NSW racing news

Four young jockeys hurt in Taree fall

Four young jockeys have escaped serious injuries but have been taklen to hospital after a multiple horse fall at Taree ...
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Vic racing

Doomben 10,000 start for Azkadellia

Ciaron Maher isn't too concerned about the prospects of a firm track for Azkadellia when she lines up in the ...
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racing news

Overseas trip on the cards for champion sprinter Chautauqua

Royal Ascot is off the cards for champion sprinter Chautauqua, but its connections haven't ruled out possible trips to Japan, ...
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Queensland news

Glen Colless decides not to defend ban

Glen Colless will begin a suspension immediately in order to be back in time to ride Malaguerra in the Stradbroke ...
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UK News

Jet Setting grounds Minding in Guineas

Emerging trainer Adrian Keatley has produced Jet Setting for an upset win over Coolmore's odds-on favourite Minding in the Irish ...
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NSW racing news

Black Heart Bart Stradbroke market mover

Black Heart Bart's win in the Goodwood in Adelaide has propelled him to second favourite for the Stradbroke Handicap in ...
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racing news

Blazing Speed wins Champions And Charter Cup in bobbing finish

Blazing Speed won the Group 1 Champions And Charter Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday in one of the closest ...
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