Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 25th August

This day 25th August 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.


Behemoth

Behemoth ‘airborne’ ahead of Memsie Stakes defence

Behemoth will be looking to replicate his feats of last year in this Saturday’s Group 1 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield, ...
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Wagga racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Thursday, August 26

Wagga racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Thursday, August 26

HorseBetting's James Herbert takes a look at the best bets and top quaddie picks on offer for the eight-race card ...
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Echuca races betting preview & tips | August 26, 2021

Echuca races betting preview & tips | August 26, 2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the full preview for the bumper nine-race card at Echuca on Thursday, August 26, with our best ...
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Ipswich racing preview

Ipswich racing preview & best bets | Wednesday, August 25

HorseBetting's Queensland racing analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie picks for the Ipswich meeting on Wednesday, August 25, ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 25, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 25, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees five meetings being held around the country on this Wednesday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Luke Ferraris

Ferraris ready for Hong Kong challenge

South African jockeys have a rich and successful history in Hong Kong and young gun Luke Ferraris - the son ...
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Andrew Carston

Carston has fingers-crossed ahead of weekend racing

Like many New Zealanders, Andrew Carston will be keeping a close eye on the COVID-19 Alert Level announcement on Friday ...
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Avantage

Home Ground Avantage

Connections of star mare Avantage have opted to keep the six-year-old on home soil as she works towards a start ...
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Babylon Berlin

Babylon Berlin to make much anticipated debut at Rotorua

There will be plenty of interest in the opening race at Rotorua on Wednesday where multiple trials winner Babylon Berlin ...
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Sandown Hillside betting tips - Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Sandown Hillside betting tips – Wednesday, 26 August 2020

A Wednesday afternoon having a punt at Sandown on the Hillside track is an ideal way to mark the halfway ...
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Farnan

Slipper winner sizzles in latest trial win

Tulloch Lodge colt Farnan has continued preparations for his seasonal return to racing with an all-the-way win in a Randwick ...
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Verry Elleegant

Spring Racing Contenders: Verry Elleegant stars in Winx Stakes

It was certainly an eventful Saturday in the racing world with the return of Group 1 action in Sydney, while ...
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Rothfire misses gallop after stable mishap

Rothfire misses gallop after stable mishap

Trainer Rob Heathcote is not hitting the panic button with Rothfire after a minor injury ruled him out of a ...
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Quick Thinker

Straight to Melbourne for Baker-Forsman duo

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman are bucking the trend and sending Australian-bound gallopers The Chosen One and Quick Thinker directly ...
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Bee Tee Junior

Grand National triumph fitting tribute to best friend

Bay Of Plenty owner John Heale couldn’t have wished for a better tribute to one of his best friends when ...
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Loving Gaby

Maher announces retirement of Loving Gaby

Connections of two-time Group One winner Loving Gaby have confirmed her retirement after a leg injury put paid to her ...
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Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe jumps to National glory

Tallyho Twinkletoe has repeated his win in the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown with an easy victory in the Steeplechase ...
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Intimidate

Wigley looking for two-pronged attack on filly features

Rangiora based trainer Nick Wigley could have a two-pronged attack on some of the three-year-old filly features in the South ...
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(My) Xpression

Plans up in the air for talented mare

A barnstorming finish for third in the Group 3 Toy Show Quality (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday has forced the ...
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Ablaze

Maher has Grand Annual thoughts for Ablaze

The Grand Annual Steeplechase at Warrnambool's three-day carnival will be the focus for Ablaze after his hurdle victory at Ballarat ...
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Kali

Pike team ready for Hastings challenge

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will head into the first day of the Bostock New Zealand Spring Racing Carnival at Hastings ...
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Protectionist

Melbourne-bound Mustajeer wins Ebor

Mustajeer has won the Ebor at York for his new owners Australian Bloodstock who are to bring him to Australia ...
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Firefree

Firefree ends jumps season on a high note

Firefree will switch to steeplechase racing next season, but first the Jericho Cup beckons after his win in a hurdle ...
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Humidor

Maher and Eustace pair to tackle Group 1 Memsie

Cliff's Edge and Humidor will line up for Ciaron Maher and David Eustace in Victoria's first Group One of the ...
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Tony Gollan

Tony Gollan to step up spring plans

Brisbane's leading trainer Tony Gollan will step up spring carnival preparations for the stable's four best horses ...
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Matt Dale

Fell Swoop on target for spring aims

Canberra trainer Matthew Dale has pencilled in a couple of Melbourne races for Fell Swoop before what he hopes will ...
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Tom Melbourne

Extra sunshine for Waller spring hopes

Chris Waller has given two of his spring hopefuls, Tom Melbourne and Le Juge, an extra fortnight of sunshine and ...
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Gold Coast closer to polytrack and lights

Gold Coast closer to polytrack and lights

The Gold Coast Turf Club is confident it will not lose any meetings when work begins on track upgrades ...
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Jackson Murphy

Murphy escapes serious injury in fall

Queensland apprentice Jackson Murphy appears to have escaped serious injury after a fall at the Gold Coast ...
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Weir critical of 'terrible' Valley pattern

Weir critical of ‘terrible’ Valley pattern

Despite the win of Theanswermyfriend in the final event at Moonee Valley, trainer Darren Weir was upset with how the ...
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Faatinah returns with Carlyon Stakes win

Faatinah returns with Carlyon Stakes win

Faatinah has made a winning return in the Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley in his first start since a Dubai ...
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Avilius keeps perfect Aust record intact

Avilius keeps perfect Aust record intact

Former European Avilius has won his second Australian race from as many starts, taking out the Group Three Premier's Cup ...
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Brutal too powerful in the McKenzie Stakes

Brutal too powerful in the McKenzie Stakes

Promising three-year-old Brutal has taken out the McKenzie Stakes at Moonee Valley to remain unbeaten in two starts ...
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Danawi wins Ming Dynasty in close tussle

Danawi wins Ming Dynasty in close tussle

Danawi has broken his maiden at his fourth attempt, getting the nod in a photo-finish and surviving a protest to ...
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Divine Unicorn on track for Caulfield Cup

Divine Unicorn on track for Caulfield Cup

Divine Unicorn has taken the first step in an ambitious plan to win the Caulfield Cup with a first-up victory ...
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Graff unbeaten after San Domenico victory

Graff unbeaten after San Domenico victory

Graff has maintained his unbeaten record, recording his third win at Rosehill in the Group Three San Domenico Stakes ...
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Video homework pays off in Straturbo win

Video homework pays off in Straturbo win

Trainer Tony Gollan spent time studying videos before hatching a plan for Straturbo to return to winning form at the ...
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Hobby trainer lands Moonee Valley winner

Hobby trainer lands Moonee Valley winner

After back-to-back seconds in Saturday city races, the Danny Laws-trained Tiffany's Lass has gone one better over 2500m at Moonee ...
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Chautauqua trial at Rosehill indecisive

Chautauqua trial at Rosehill indecisive

A slow start and a strong finish have confused matters regarding Chautauqua's reinstatement to racing after his barrier trial at ...
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Michelle Payne trains first city winner

Michelle Payne trains first city winner

Michelle Payne has trained her first metropolitan winner, riding Sweet Rockette to victory at Moonee Valley ...
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Hold The Line stays put, chases Qld riches

Hold The Line stays put, chases Qld riches

Promising filly Hold The Line will chase further QTIS bonus money in Queensland rather than joining some stablemates in Melbourne ...
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Merriest fires again second-up at Valley

Merriest fires again second-up at Valley

Merriest is likely to head back to stakes level at her next start after adding to her impressive second-up record ...
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All Too Soon arrives on time at Rosehill

All Too Soon arrives on time at Rosehill

All Too Soon has made it back to the winners' circle at Rosehill after an injury which curtailed her three-year-old ...
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From Within rediscovers her winning ways

From Within rediscovers her winning ways

From Within has returned to her best form with an easy win at the Sunshine Coast in her second start ...
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Stradivarius wins million pound bonus

Stradivarius wins million pound bonus

Stradivarius has made a clean sweep of the four-race stayers' series with his win in the Lonsdale Cup at York ...
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Freedman granted stables in Singapore

Freedman granted stables in Singapore

The Singapore Turf Club has confirmed Lee Freedman has been granted stables at Kranji ...
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Flying Sydney visit for Meet And Greet

Flying Sydney visit for Meet And Greet

Queensland-based stayer Meet And Greet will race in Sydney for the first time at Rosehill before heading to Melbourne to ...
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She Will Reign pleases in barrier trial

She Will Reign pleases in barrier trial

Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign has finished second in a Warwick Farm barrier trial, pleasing trainer Gary Portelli and ...
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Jorda returns to action at Rosehill

Jorda returns to action at Rosehill

Promising three-year-old Godolphin filly Jorda will race for the first time since her winning debut last spring when she lines ...
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Speed Street returns in San Domenico

Speed Street returns in San Domenico

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott will introduce Speed Street to Sydney when the talented colt resumes in the San Domenico ...
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Colosimo sets out on path to Millions

Colosimo sets out on path to Millions

Colosimo will take the first steps to the Magic Millions carnival when she runs at the Gold Coast ...
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Bjorn Baker seeks Bonny return for mare

Bjorn Baker seeks Bonny return for mare

Bonny O'Reilly will return to racing for the first time since the only blemish on her last campaign, a luckless ...
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Al Passem on Rich Enuff's McKenzie path

Al Passem on Rich Enuff’s McKenzie path

Trainer Ken Keys will set Al Passem on the similar spring path as former stable star Rich Enuff starting with ...
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Benefit night legacy for Darren Jones

Benefit night legacy for Darren Jones

A benefit night in Tamworth has raised $120,000 to support the family of jockey Darren Jones who lost his life ...
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Broadside

Stayer ready to deliver a Broadside

Broadside will resume a campaign aimed at the Group One Metropolitan when the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained gelding lines ...
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Basara to fly Eureka Stud colours

Basara to fly Eureka Stud colours

Talented three-year-old Basara can begin what should be an exciting few months for the Eureka Stud when she runs at ...
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Single Bullet

Bullet beats Slipper winner in trial

Single Bullet has shaded his Golden Slipper-winning stablemate She Will Reign in an 800m-barrier trial at Warwick Farm ...
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Miss Wilson

Missing the Tarzino Trophy could land Miss Wilson back in Aus

MISS Wilson is one of the better performed runners in New Zealand, but a start in the Group 1 Tarzino ...
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Arbeitsam

Another boost for Hawkesbury race

Hawkesbury Race Club has announced a boost in prize money for the Ladies Day Cup to $150,000 ...
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NZ Tips

Best New Zealand tips for Ellerslie and New Plymouth, Saturday

THE winter season hasn't quite left New Zealand yet, which means both meetings at Ellerslie and New Plymouth will be ...
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Vic racing

Dunn lands first Scobie Breasley medal

After three near-misses in recent years, Dwayne Dunn has finally broken through to land a first Scobie Breasley Medal ...
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NSW racing news

David vs Goliath battle in Premier’s Cup

The Listed Premier's Cup will pit the might of Sydney's biggest stables against three underdogs hoping for an upset ...
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Vic racing

Stradbroke winner to resume at Caulfield

Trainer Robert Smerdon can't fault Group One winner Under The Louvre as he prepares for his spring return in a ...
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racing news

Memsie Stakes facts and figures

Some facts and figures on the Memsie Stakes, the first Group One race of the Australian season ...
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Vic racing

Shea Eden hopeful of first stakes win

Trainer Shea Eden will saddle up favourite Ocean Embers in the Cockram Stakes and believes the mare is a great ...
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Vic racing

Currie with good book of Caulfield rides

Luke Currie is hoping to make an impact at the first Group One meeting of the season at Caulfield with ...
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Vic racing

Coffey proud to ride Cup winner in Memsie

Prince Of Penzance begins his title defence of the Melbourne Cup In the Memsie Stakes with Harry Coffey given the ...
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NSW racing news

El Divino out to make more family history

Co-trainer Adrian Bott is confident El Divino can overcome a wet track and strong field to win the Group Two ...
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Queensland news

Amelia Denby to become a senior rider

Amelia Denby plans to further her career in Brisbane with as her apprenticeship draws to a close ...
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Vic racing

Weir happy with resuming Melbourne Cup winner

DARREN Weir has many chances in Saturday's Group 1 Memsie Stakes, but 2015 Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance has ...
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Vic racing

2016 Memsie Stakes likely to run on good track surface

CAULFIELD has received some rain throughout the week, but with a fine weather forecast for the rest of the week, ...
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Vic racing

Michelle Payne return getting closer

Prince Of Penzance makes his spring return in the Memsie Stakes and Michelle Payne says it will be hard to ...
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Vic racing tips

Group 1 Memsie Stakes Day at Caulfield free tips, odds and form

SPRING racing kicks off this Saturday at Caulfield with the Group 1 Memsie Stakes and we have free tips, updated ...
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NSW racing news

Saturday’s Run To The Rose key for Waller youngsters

CHAMPION trainer Chris Waller will be using Saturday's Run To The Rose as a guide to see where his three-year-olds ...
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Vic racing

Stradbroke winner to resume at Caulfield

Trainer Robert Smerdon can't fault Group One winner Under The Louvre as he prepares for his spring return in a ...
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NSW racing news

McGauran resigns from Racing Australia

Racing Australia chief executive Peter McGauran has tendered his resignation to take up a position in the corporate sector ...
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Queensland news

Black Jag racing for new trainer

The former Chris Waller-trained Black Jag will have his first start for his new trainer Trevor Whittington at Doomben ...
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Vic racing

Payne hopes to back riding soon

Michelle Payne admits it will be hard watching Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance make his return without her in ...
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NSW racing news

Saracino bound for Caulfield Guineas

Group Two-winning New Zealand colt Saracino will head to Australia to continue his build-up to the Caulfield Guineas ...
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UK News

Ryan Moore set to ride at Newmarket

Ryan Moore is to return to compeittive riding at Newmarket after taking a month out with an undiscosed injury ...
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Vic racing

Rawiller and Mertens suspended at Sandown

Brad Rawiller is free to ride in the Memsie Stakes but will appeal a suspension which will keep him out ...
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NSW racing news

Kris Lees duo impress at barrier trials

2014 MELBOURNE CUP winner Protectionist and stablemate Lucia Valentina have impressed in their respective barrier trials at Newcastle on Monday ...
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