Horse Racing History: Today in Racing 25th May

This day 25th 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.


Queensland trainer Peter Kings under inquiry over race day treatment

Queensland trainer Peter Kings under inquiry over race day treatment

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Stewards today commenced an inquiry into an Integrity Investigations Team (IIT) report of alleged race ...
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Harmony N Blessed

Shinn hopes to build on Sha Tin double with further success at the Valley

Blake Shinn is hopeful Harmony N Blessed (124lb) can rediscover his winning groove when he contests the Class 3 Java ...
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Rosewood

Paewai welcomes wet tracks

Marilyn Paewai starts to lick her lips when she sees a Heavy11 track come up for her mare Rosewood. The ...
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Melody Belle

Bosson farewells Melody Belle

Opie Bosson knows the time is right for Melody Belle to stop racing. But it didn’t mean he wasn’t affected ...
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Explosive Jack

Explosive Jack seeking fourth Derby

Explosive Jack, the prince of Australian racing, will be looking to etch his name in the record books when he ...
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Doomben preview

Doomben racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Wednesday, May 26

HorseBetting's Nicholas Lloyd takes a look at the best bets and quaddie picks on offer for the Doomben race meeting ...
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Sandown Hillside tips, best odds & quaddie | Wednesday 26/5/21

Sandown Hillside tips, best odds & quaddie | Wednesday 26/5/21

Sandown Hillside will play host to eight races on Wednesday, May 26. See all the top tips, best odds available ...
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Aimee's Jewel

Canterbury Park racing preview, tips & odds | Wednesday 26/5/21

See all the top tips, value bets and quaddie selections for the Canterbury Park race meeting held on Wednesday, May ...
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Zaaki is favourite heading into the Q22

Zaaki bolts past big names in 2021 Cox Plate betting

Having won the Group 1 Doomben Cup as if he was Winx, Zaaki is the new $4.20 favourite with online ...
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Might And Power has been honoured by the MRC

MRC to honour Might And Power during Spring Carnival

Might And Power is one of the greatest racehorses to ever grace an Australian racecourse, and this year the Melbourne ...
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Zaaki wins AD Hollindale Stakes

Zaaki plunges in Cox Plate betting after Doomben Cup win

Zaaki has been crunched into $4.20 favouritism for the 2021 Cox Plate after a devastating win in Saturday’s Group 1 ...
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Verry Elleegant

All roads lead to 2021 Cox Plate for Verry Elleegant

Verry Elleegant has had her plans of travelling to France and competing in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe put ...
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Punt Drunk: SA stewards lose the plot with Julius ban

Punt Drunk: SA stewards lose the plot with Julius ban

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major talking points in racing this week, including the fallout from ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | May 25, 2021

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

Horse Racing around the country sees just four meetings scheduled to be run and won this Tuesday afternoon. Our racing ...
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Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe pleasing ahead of jumps return

Australian jumps features are once again beckoning Tallyho Twinkletoe. The exciting jumper made headlines when winning the Grand National Hurdle-Steeplechase ...
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Donna Logan

Kranji Mile win a tonic for Logan

Minister’s victory in the S$1million Kranji Mile (1600m) on Saturday couldn’t have come at a better time for expat New ...
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Lucy Tanner

Lucy Tanner – From turbines to thoroughbreds

For most of the week, Lucy Tanner helps look after wind turbines that help power Palmerston North. But her major ...
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Dawn Passage

Stradbroke places up for grabs at Doomben

The Fred Best Classic will provide a number of three-year-olds, including in-form Dawn Passage, a chance to secure a spot ...
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Gobstopper jumps into National contention

Gobstopper jumps into National contention

Gobstopper, a brother to Group One winners Werther and Toffee Tongue, is making his mark as a jumper with recent ...
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Hey Doc

Hey Doc returns in boost for McEvoy stable

While the curtain has been drawn on the racing career of Sunlight, another Group One winner from the Tony and ...
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Zac Purton

Purton, Moreira HK stoush down to the wire

Zac Purton and Joao Moreira have each ridden four winners at Sha Tin to remain in a share of the ...
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Jason Waddell

Top NZ jockey Waddell in Australian move

New Zealander Jason Waddell, a 13-time Group One-winning jockey, is making plans to continue his career in Australia ...
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Beauden

Elliot set to surpass season’s best

Waikato jockey Ryan Elliot was a little disappointed about the season being curtailed as a result of COVID-19, but he ...
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Gobstopper

Australian Hurdle triumph for Gobstopper

Gobstopper has given his Kiwi owners plenty of excitement over the COVID-19 enforced lockdown period, and he continued that on ...
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Stockman

Pride eyeing Group 3 assignment for Stockman

Tavistock gelding Stockman continued to show his progressive talents at Randwick on Saturday when taking out his 2000m event, and ...
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Tambo's Mate

Tambo’s Mate injured, out of Group 1 Stradbroke

Tambo's Mate, one of Queensland's best sprinters, has been ruled out of the Stradbroke Handicap because of injury ...
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Birdsville

Birdsville races latest COVID-19 casualty

Queensland's iconic Birdsville race meeting has been cancelled as organisers concede defeat due to COVID-19 restrictions ...
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Damian Lane

Lane adds more winners during Japan stay

Australian jockey Damian Lane has finished unplaced aboard Des Ailes in the Group One Japanese Oaks but has notched five ...
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Brad Stewart

Stewart needs a stay to ride in Stradbroke

Brad Stewart will need a stay of proceedings on a 10-day suspension if he is to ride at Group One ...
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Officials confident UK racing can resume

Officials confident UK racing can resume

The British Horseracing Authority has high hopes that UK racing will be up and running again on June 1 ...
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Opacity

Future looks bright for impressive Randwick winner

Waikato Stud-based stallion Ocean Park was in the headlines again on the weekend after his three- year-old son Opacity took ...
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Exultant

Exultant stamps Horse of the Year claim with Champions & Chater Cup victory

It was hard work but Exultant has never been one to shirk a challenge. The tough kingpin of the Hong ...
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Thanks Forever

Thanks Forever takes the Sha Tin Vase on a dramatic day for Purton

Thanks Forever fought his way to a deserved victory in the Group 3 Sha Tin Vase Handicap (1200m) at Sha ...
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Savaheat

Savaheat cherry ripe at Flemington

Savaheat was cherry ripe ahead of the Brew’s Anniversary Plate (1800m) at Flemington on Saturday, according to trainers Mick Price ...
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Not An Option

Queensland feature next for Not An Option

After watching runners struggle through the testing track conditions in the first race at Randwick on Saturday Kiwi trainer Tony ...
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Alfa Oro

Hat-trick for resurrected Alfa Oro

Alfa Oro continued his impressive run of form when winning the Almandin Handicap (1100m) at Flemington on Saturday. It was ...
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Biscara

Collett welcomes winning Randwick double

Ex-pat Kiwi jockey Jason Collett broke a frustrating run of outs when he kicked home a winning double at Randwick ...
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Classy Exultant defends crown in Hong Kong

Classy Exultant defends crown in Hong Kong

Exultant successfully defended his Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup title at Hong Kong's Sha Tin track, landing his fifth ...
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Jason Collett to miss Stradbroke Hcp day

Jason Collett to miss Stradbroke Hcp day

Jason Collet will miss Stradbroke Handicap day in Brisbane because of a suspension which soured his treble at Randwick ...
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Rhaegar

Rhaegar upsets in Ellerslie two-year-old feature

The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman stable were expected to play a prominent role in Saturday’s Listed Piazza D’Oro Auckland ...
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Steel Prince nails Cup berth in narrow win

Steel Prince nails Cup berth in narrow win

The Anthony Freedman-trained Steel Prince has won a ballot-free exemption into the Melbourne Cup with a nose win in The ...
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Deerfield

Deerfield too slick from in front at Trentham

Underrated galloper Deerfield provided Chrissy Bambry with the biggest victory of her fledgling training career with a slick all-the-way victory ...
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Military Zone lands plunge in Group 3 Classic

Military Zone lands plunge in Group 3 Classic

A Stradbroke Handicap start or a spell are options co-trainer Peter Snowden will weigh up with Military Zone after he ...
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Comeback

Comeback makes it five in a row

The winning roll for impressive four-year-old Comeback continued at Trentham on Saturday when he made it five wins in a ...
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Full Of Beauty

Size’s Beauty hopes to cap off stellar season with Group 3

Full Of Beauty hit the ground running in Hong Kong and John Size is hoping his gelding can cap off ...
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Nobu continues path to Queensland Derby

Nobu continues path to Queensland Derby

The Chris Waller-trained Nobu has cemented his claims for the Queensland Derby with his win over 2000 metres at Randwick ...
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Dark Dream

Lor’s Dream for rain ahead of season’s final major

Frankie Lor is hoping Friday’s rain continues to fall as forecasted through to Sunday’s (26 May) twelfth and final Group ...
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The Bostonian wins G1 Kingsford Smith Cup

The Bostonian wins G1 Kingsford Smith Cup

The Bostonian has won the Kingsford Smith Cup to bring up back-to-back Group One victories during the Queensland winter carnival ...
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Order Of Command wins again at Flemington

Order Of Command wins again at Flemington

In-form sprinter Order Of Command has continued the good run of the Danny O'Brien stable taking out the Listed Straight ...
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Popular grey The Candy Man wins Group 3

Popular grey The Candy Man wins Group 3

Popular stayer The Candy Man made it seven wins in a row and strengthened his Brisbane Cup claims when he ...
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Prince Fawaz favourite for G1 JJ Atkins

Prince Fawaz favourite for G1 JJ Atkins

Prince Fawaz has won at Randwick to stamp his claims for the J J Atkins Stakes in Brisbane, the season's ...
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Strasbourg wins BRC Sires' Produce Stakes

Strasbourg wins BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes

Well-bred colt Strasbourg has earned an attempt at the Group One JJ Atkins Stakes after winning the BRC Sires' Produce ...
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Spunlago lands overdue city win for Stubbs

Spunlago lands overdue city win for Stubbs

Albury horseman Ron Stubbs is back from a training sabbatical with Spunlago providing a timely metropolitan victory at Flemington ...
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Order Again makes late bid for Stradbroke

Order Again makes late bid for Stradbroke

Order Again has cemented his reputation as an Eagle Farm specialist when he won the Group Three Lord Mayor's Cup ...
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Tommy Berry finds winning key to Savatiano

Tommy Berry finds winning key to Savatiano

Godolphin's head trainer James Cummings was quick to praise jockey Tom Berry after Savatiano won at Eagle Farm ...
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Flemington win gives Fidelia four in a row

Flemington win gives Fidelia four in a row

Fidelia will be set for bigger races in the spring after stretching her winning sequence to four in the Donate ...
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All-the-way win to Fun Fact in Grand Prix

All-the-way win to Fun Fact in Grand Prix

Fun Fact continued jockey Michael Cahill's dream run when he led all the way to win the Group Three Grand ...
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Cruze.

New-look Cruze to take next step: trainer

Trainer Barry Lockwood believes a win in a weak provincial race has helped Cruze to regain his top form including ...
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Sebrakate returns with easy Flemington win

Sebrakate returns with easy Flemington win

Lindsay Park is concerned with the weight Sebrakate will carry in two-year-old races over winter, preferring to now wait for ...
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Noble Boy confirms promise in Brisbane win

Noble Boy confirms promise in Brisbane win

Impressive NSW country galloper Noble Boy confirmed his high rating with a strong win at Eagle Farm ...
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Smerdon hit with additional $90,000 fine

Smerdon hit with additional $90,000 fine

Trainer Robert Smerdon has been stung with an $90,000 fine on top of his life disqualification for his involvement in ...
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Avdulla puts mounts on course for Brisbane

Avdulla puts mounts on course for Brisbane

Brisbane winter carnival contenders will hold the key to jockey Brenton Avdulla chances at Randwick ...
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Royal Celebration steps up at Randwick

Royal Celebration steps up at Randwick

Royal Celebration faces his first test at Randwick for trainer Ron Quinton when he takes on a field including Group ...
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Turnberry strives to make cut for Derby

Turnberry strives to make cut for Derby

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees hopes Turnberry can press his claims for a trip to Queensland when the gelding has his ...
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Doomben tips & full form for Saturday, May 26

Doomben tips & full form for Saturday, May 26

IT'S Queensland Oaks day at Doomben as the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival continues in the sunshine state. We've got your ...
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Chris Waller

Another Dollar seeks revenge in Qld Oaks

Glyn Schofield believes Another Dollar is capable of upstaging stablemate and Queensland Oaks favourite Youngstar in the Group One Classic ...
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Le Romain draws well for Kingsford-Smith

Le Romain draws well for Kingsford-Smith

Triple Group One winner Le Romain has received a welcome barrier as he chases more elite-level success in the Kingsford-Smith ...
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Guy upbeat about Protest's chance in Oaks

Guy upbeat about Protest’s chance in Oaks

The Bryan and Daniel Guy training partnership likes the chances of Protest in the Queensland Oaks despite her big price ...
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Musgrove with numbers in Sandown features

Musgrove with numbers in Sandown features

Of the 22 jumpers accepted to run in the Australian Hurdle and Steeplechase at Sandown, Eric Musgrove will saddle six ...
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Sizzling Ace set for first win in Sires'

Sizzling Ace set for first win in Sires’

Maiden Sizzling Ace has drawn a good barrier and is out to the right distance as she chases a win ...
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Ipswich market movers for Friday, May 25

Ipswich market movers for Friday, May 25

QUEENSLAND is racing this Friday as Ipswich hosts a strong seven race card. Not sure where you should wager today? ...
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Canberra market movers

Canberra market movers for Friday, May 25

THERE'S racing today in the nation's capital as Canberra puts on a strong eight race card for the punters. We ...
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Qld Guineas preferred for Mishani Bullitt

Qld Guineas preferred for Mishani Bullitt

Trainer Chris Anderson wants to run Mishani Bullitt in the Queensland Guineas even if he gets a ballot-free entry to ...
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Australia beckons for Tavistock’s gifted son

Australia beckons for Tavistock’s gifted son

Connections of the Group 1 performer Hiflyer are looking at their offshore options. “At this stage, we’re looking at going ...
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Michael Cahill

Morendi to step up in Gr 3 Premier’s Cup

Tough stayer Morendi gets a chance to show he has developed into a stakes horse when he tackles a big ...
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Under Oath settles for Sandown consolation

Under Oath settles for Sandown consolation

After Queensland Derby plans have been cast aside, Under Oath will chase an incentive bonus in the Ladbrokes Cash Out ...
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Trainer taking it a race at a time

Trainer taking it a race at a time

Peter McKenzie isn’t planning too far ahead with his wet-track performer Our Bandit. “There were two or three races we ...
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Panya out to join elite group in Qld Oaks

Panya out to join elite group in Qld Oaks

Sydney jockey Deanne Panya can join an elite group of women riders if she win the Group One Queensland Oaks ...
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Mare to get conditions to suit

Mare to get conditions to suit

Testing conditions at Pukekohe Park on Saturday shouldn’t hold any fears for Sleeping Beauty. The Rip Van Winkle mare will ...
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Magic Circle could add Gold Cup to program

Magic Circle could add Gold Cup to program

Magic Circle's dominant win at Sandown has added the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot as a potential lead-up to the ...
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Able Friend

Sha Tin send off set up for retiring great Able Friend

AFTER a glittering career which saw the Australian-bred gelding reach the highest ever rating of a Hong Kong horse, the ...
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Dreams Aplenty

Zielke has plenty of reasons to dream of five straight

DREAMS Aplenty is a horse that has generated a lot of buzz in the sunshine state this season, but a ...
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Hugh Bowman

Bowman chasing Group One double

Leading Group One jockey Hugh Bowman can add to his season tally of elite wins in two countries this weekend ...
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Precieuse set for Royal Ascot raid

Precieuse set for Royal Ascot raid

Trainer Fabrice Chappet is considering running French 1000 Guineas winner Precieuse in either the Prix de Diane or Coronation Stakes ...
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Syndicator Jamie Walter fined over ad

Syndicator Jamie Walter fined over ad

Racehorse syndicator Jamie Walter has been fined for breaching the rules after a complaint from a rival over an advertisement ...
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Music Magnate

Music Magnate in tune for Kingsford Smith

A strong track gallop has indicated Music Magnate will be back to his best in the Kingsford Smith Cup at ...
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Geelong

Geelong synthetic meetings transferred

Concerns with the synthetic surface at Geelong have forced two upcoming meetings to be transferred ...
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Corey Brown

Corey Brown whip suspension set aside

Corey Brown's suspension for excessive whip use for his winning ride in the Doomben Cup has been set aside on ...
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Paul and Peter Snowden

Peter and Paul Snowden cautious about Farm

The Peter and Paul Snowden training partnership is cautious about their chances at Eagle Farm despite having a strong team ...
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Grand step up for Regine at Eagle Farm

Grand step up for Regine at Eagle Farm

Regine will be giving away age to her Eagle Farm opponents but has the bloodlines to compensate ...
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Eagle Farm tips

Eagle Farm racing form, odds and free tips, Saturday May 27

THE group one racing moves from Doomben to Eagle Farm this Saturday where the Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup is the feature ...
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Kingsford-Smith Cup tips

Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup betting guide with form and tips

WE have sorted through the form of every runner in the Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup in the hopes to ...
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Decision pending on Lautaro Sandown run

Decision pending on Lautaro Sandown run

Options abound for last-start Scone winner Lautaro following his scratching from the McKell Cup at Randwick ...
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Schofield cleared over Canterbury ride

Schofield cleared over Canterbury ride

Jockey Glyn Schofield has been cleared over his tactics on Up 'N' Rolling, the beaten favourite in a race at ...
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Ben Currie to continue winning streak

Ben Currie to continue winning streak

Trainer Ben Currie is hoping Col 'N' Lil can continue his winning streak by taking the Group Three Lord Mayor's ...
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Richard Of Yorke seeks redemption

Richard Of Yorke seeks redemption

Chris Waller is confident imported stayers Richard Of Yorke and Soviet Courage can atone for underwhelming last starts when they ...
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Stable favourite draws Wilde to Sandown

Stable favourite draws Wilde to Sandown

Warrnambool trainer Symon Wilde has a soft spot for Gold Medals who will represent his stable in the Australian Steeplechase ...
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Godolphin

Darren Beadman seeking group one success with Impending

IMPENDING will look to give departing Godolphin trainer Darren Beadman some group one success in Saturday's Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup ...
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Byrne gains Capital ride in Group Two race

Byrne gains Capital ride in Group Two race

In-form jockey Jim Byrne has picked up the ride on handy Brisbane youngster Capital Gain in the Group Two BRC ...
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Kiwis to feature at Eagle Farm

Kiwis to feature at Eagle Farm

After a strong 2016 Eagle Farm carnival, New Zealand-trained horses are again expected to race well at the first feature ...
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Gold Mount wins at Sha Tin

Gold Mount a mystery ahead of G1 Champions and Chater

Gold Mount has an air of mystique about him as he goes into Sunday’s HK$10 million G1 Standard Chartered Champions ...
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Callan Murray off the mark in Hong Kong

Callan Murray off the mark in Hong Kong

South African jockey Callan Murray has ridden his first winner in Hong Kong at his second meeting ...
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NSW racing news

Rory Hutchings with two key Domben rides

Leading Sydney apprentice Rory Hutchings has the chance to put his name in lights further afield with two Group Three ...
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Vic racing

3YO Manhattan Boss to take on older horses

Craig Widdison is hopeful Manhattan Boss will measure up against older horses at Sandown, while he rates Whirlpool well placed ...
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NSW racing news

Back to basics for non-starter Al Minhaad

El Sid has put up an impressive display in a two-year-old race at Canterbury in the absence of late scratching ...
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Queensland news

Azkadellia draw no issue in 10000: Maher

Doomben 10000 favourite Azkadellia has drawn the widest of 10 runners in the Group One sprint, but Ciaron Maher remains ...
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NSW racing news

Iggi popular with trainer after comeback

Trainer Peter Robl is thrilled to have Iggi Pop back at the races and has high hopes for the seven-year-old ...
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Queensland news

Sir Donald, Lauderdale steal midweek show

Two-year-olds Sir Donald and Lauderdale have showed why they have bright futures after winning maiden races at Ipswich ...
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NSW racing news

Iggi popular with trainer after comeback

Trainer Peter Robl is thrilled to have Iggi Pop back at the races and has high hopes for the seven-year-old ...
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Vic racing

A Shin Hikari to go top of world rankings

Japanese horse A Shin Hikari's 10-length win in France in his first start for 2016 is likely to see him ...
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Vic racing

Angelology out to give Payne family a lift

One of racing's best-known families will be out to end a trying week with a winner when Angelology runs in ...
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Japan Racing Tips

Japanese racing to the fore in Sunday’s Group 1 Derby

There has been plenty of international racing over the past few weeks, in particular the Group 1 Preakness Stakes in ...
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Vic racing

Smerdon fillies on trial for Qld Guineas

Fawkner's half-sister Fife could head to Brisbane for the Queensland Guineas if she performs well enough in a 1600m race ...
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Queensland news

Azkadellia draw no issue in 10000: Maher

Doomben 10000 favourite Azkadellia has drawn the widest of 10 runners in the Group One sprint, but Ciaron Maher remains ...
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Victorian racing news

Bittar’s big move on Victorian racing

THE Australian who “held the British racing industry together” has called for sweeping changes in the Victorian Racing Industry. Paul ...
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Queensland news

Azkadellia favourite for Doomben 10,000

The Ciaron Maher-trained Azkadellia is the ruling favourite for the Doomben 10,000 despite her outside barrier ...
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racing news

Nyquist to miss Belmont Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner Nyqust, who suffered his first defeat in the Preakness Stakes, will miss the Belmont Stakes with a ...
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NSW racing news

Michelle Payne sidelined for some weeks

Patrick Payne says a decision on retirement will be left to his sister, Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle, when she recovers ...
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NSW racing news

Mongolian Khan to stand at Windsor Park

Mongolian Khan has been secured for stallion duties in a deal between New Zealand's Windsor Park Stud and the Inner ...
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Vic racing

Smerdon with chance at another Aust Hurdle

Trainer Robert Smerdon has won four of the past six Australian Hurdles and has Arch Fire heading towards this year's ...
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UK News

A Shin Hikari stamps authority in France

Japan's A Shin Hikari has given his Group One rivals a lesson in the Prix d'Ispahan at Chantilly at his ...
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Vic racing

Michelle Payne faces weeks of recovery

Michelle Payne has had successful surgery to her abdomen after a race fall, but it will be a number of ...
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Queensland news

Zahra benefits from suspensions and lands top Doomben 10,000 ride

Victorian jockey Mark Zahra has landed the plum ride of Azkadellia in the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 this Saturday. The ...
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