Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 26th June

Today 26th June 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.


Tutukaka

Tutukaka Derby bound

The Tony Pike-trained two-year-old gelding Tutukaka ticked the first box as he makes a long-range bid for the Group 1 ...
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Popstar Princess

Popstar Princess too tough for her rivals in Tauranga Classic

A gun front-running ride by Jonathan Riddell and the pugnacious nature of Popstar Princess combined to provide the pair with ...
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Divine Duke

Divine Duke puts jumping career on hold again

Capable winter stayer Divine Duke has once again put a potential jumping career on hold with a powerful performance to ...
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Palmetto

Plan comes together for McKay two-year-old

Trainer Sally McKay made the long trip north from her Invercargill base to Riccarton with butterflies in her stomach and ...
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Absolut Artie passes the post at Rockhampton first

Rockhampton tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Sunday, 27/06/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Rockhampton races held on Sunday, June 27. See all the top tips, ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | June 26, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | June 26, 2021

Racing around the country is headlined by the Group 1 Tattersalls Tiara being held at Eagle Farm this afternoon. Our ...
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Drops Of God

John Size upbeat over Drops Of God, Blaze Warrior as championship hopes flicker

Conceding the 2020/21 Hong Kong trainers’ championship is clearly Caspar Fownes’ to lose, John Size is optimistic Drops Of God ...
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Humidor

Last chance saloon for Humidor

Three-time Group 1 winner Humidor has been put on notice by trainer Lindsey Smith heading into Saturday’s Group 3 Strickland ...
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Blair Flight

Beckett team set to fly at Riccarton

The Ross Beckett-trained Blair Flight will meet a Heavy track for the first time when he lines-up at Riccarton on ...
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Zac Purton

Purton hungry for more after midweek four

Zac Purton boosted his championship claims on Wednesday night with a fantastic four-timer at Happy Valley and this Saturday (27 ...
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Michael Pitman

Pitman team out in force at Riccarton

Riccarton trainers Michael and Matthew Pitman have a host of horses ready to race and the stable will be well ...
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James McDonald

James McDonald banned over Threeood ride

James McDonald has been suspended for three weeks on a running and handling charge but will have four more meetings ...
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Bostonian

Doomben betting tips & value picks – Saturday, 27 June 2020

Doomben plays host to nine races on Saturday, including two Group 3 events. Check out HB's free betting tips and ...
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Rosehill

Rosehill betting tips & quaddie picks – Saturday, 27 June 2020

Rosehill Gardens will host nine races this Saturday on what will be another very heavy Sydney track. Two Listed events ...
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Deserved aims for city win at Caulfield

Deserved aims for city win at Caulfield

Deserved will chasing a second metropolitan victory for trainer Matt Cumani when she heads to Caulfield ...
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Ciaron Maher

Mid-winter kick off for imported Cups hope

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace stable will kick off the spring campaign of potential Cups contender South Pacific at ...
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James Innes Jr

Jockey’s Outrageous bid to return a winner

Group One-winning jockey James Innes Jr returns to Sydney racing for the first time in more than a month after ...
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Perfect Jewel racing news

Strickland Stakes betting odds, free tips & strategy

Belmont plays host to yet another Group 3 for the middle-distance gallopers over 2000m, the Strickland Stakes. A very similar ...
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Chris Waller

Waller shoots for Gold in McKell Cup quest

Trainer Chris Waller has loaded the bases and will saddle up six runners in his quest to win one of ...
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Alward

Premier’s Cup betting strategy, latest odds & free tips

Alongside the Sapphire Stakes, Doomben also plays host to the Group 3 TAB Long May We Play Premier’s Cup over ...
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Brendan McCarthy

Relations eyeing each other at Caulfield

Three-quarter brothers Lucifer's Reward and Oh So Rewarding meet for the fourth time in a race at Caulfield ...
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Baccarat Baby

Sapphire Stakes betting tips, value odds & strategy

The feature on Doomben’s nine-race program on Saturday is the Group 3 TAB Sapphire Stakes for fillies and mares over ...
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Gold Coast horse racing

Gold Coast racing tips & best bets – Friday, 26 June 2020

Queensland racing heads to Gold Coast on Friday afternoon for nine-race card. Here are HB's free betting tips and value ...
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Baccarat Baby

Maloney answers SOS for Sapphire Stakes

Top jockey Ryan Maloney has been booked to ride Baccarat Baby as the mare chases her first win this campaign ...
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Home Ground

Familiar turf for Sargent’s Home Ground

The John Sargent-trained Home Ground will race for the first time since the 2018 Victoria Derby, having returned from a ...
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Strome

Sydney stables to the fore in Doomben Group 3

Strome is one of five Sydney-trained horses who will chase black-type in the Group Three Sapphire Stakes at Doomben ...
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La Pulga

La Pulga out to confirm staying prowess

Gold Coast galloper La Pulga has a sprinter's pedigree but he can confirm his rating as a stayer of the ...
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Speed Call

Water treadmill aids Bambry’s bold resumption

Central Districts trainer Chrissy Bambry wasted no time putting wins on the board at the first Lower North Island thoroughbred ...
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Racha Cuneen

Group 1 jockey returns to Christchurch

Group 1-winning jockey Racha Cuneen has returned to New Zealand to boost the Canterbury riding ranks and he couldn't be ...
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Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby will open doors to fans

The Kentucky Derby, the first jewel of North American thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown, will allow spectators on September 5 ...
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Leading Canberra trainers suspended, fined

Leading Canberra trainers suspended, fined

Barbara Joseph and her sons and training partners Paul and Matt Jones have been suspended by stewards for failing to ...
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Bedford returns to winning ways at Sandown

Bedford returns to winning ways at Sandown

Talented five-year-old Bedford has claimed his first win for more than a year, powering through the heavy going to win ...
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Mathew Gillies

Gillies on a winning roll

Cambridge jumps jockey Mathew Gillies has been enjoying a great run of form in recent weeks. On Sunday the 33-year-old ...
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Robert Hannam on Hinerangi

Hannam hails standout season

Central Districts jockey Robert Hannam hasn’t let a delay to his New Zealand racing season hinder him from setting a ...
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Breeding tells in upset Eagle Farm win

Breeding tells in upset Eagle Farm win

Two-year-old Star Of Michelin has lived up to his famous bloodlines to score an upset win at Eagle Farm ...
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Sleeping Beauty

Broodmare’s unretirement works wonders for Pencarrow

Pencarrow Stud’s decision to bring a broodmare out of retirement has been spectacularly rewarded by the dual black-type winner Sleeping ...
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Pensioner pair head Stayer's Cup field

Pensioner pair head Stayer’s Cup field

Trainer Kris Lees has veteran Doukhan poised to atone for his narrow second in the Stayer's Cup 12 months ago ...
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Rumble Doll sprints to Sandown victory

Rumble Doll sprints to Sandown victory

Speedy two-year-old filly Rumble Doll has notched her first win at her second start, leading all the way on a ...
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Change to Cup weight benchmark for NH 3yos

Change to Cup weight benchmark for NH 3yos

The benchmark weight for a northern hemisphere three-year-old in the Melbourne Cup has been lifted by 1kg after a review ...
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Luke Tarrant outed on betting charges

Luke Tarrant outed on betting charges

Queensland jockey Luke Tarrant has been suspended for a month for betting on international races despite claiming a bogus account ...
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Starkers to join elite Guineas winners

Starkers to join elite Guineas winners

Starkers can show he is more than just a clever name by joining some elite previous winners of the Sunshine ...
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Guizot out to add another Caulfield win

Guizot out to add another Caulfield win

Guizot has never finished worse than second in four Caulfield appearances and trainer Aaron Purcell expects another good showing in ...
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Two men charged in connection with Currie

Two men charged in connection with Currie

Police have charged two non-racing men with fraud in connection to allegations against trainer Ben Currie who has also been ...
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Stewards, trainers welcome appeal review

Stewards, trainers welcome appeal review

Queensland trainers and stewards have welcomed a state government review of Queensland's cumbersome racing appeals system ...
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Damion Flower to run English in Everest

Damion Flower to run English in Everest

English has joined the list of confirmed runners in the $13 million Everest with half the slots now decided ...
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Red Excitement in Civic Stakes assignment

Red Excitement in Civic Stakes assignment

Trainer Gerald Ryan will run Red Excitement and Harper's Choice in the Listed Civic Stakes and Winter Cup respectively at ...
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Wise Hero freshened for Caulfield race

Wise Hero freshened for Caulfield race

Consistent gelding Wise Hero returns to racing at Caulfield in a 1200m-benchmark 84 race after a short freshen-up ...
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QRIC

Mark Currie gets stay extension

Trainer Mark Currie has got an extension of a stay on a two year-disqualification which will allow him to continue ...
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Trainer Logan McGill fined $4400

Trainer Logan McGill fined $4400

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has fined trainer Logan McGill $4400 after a corticosteroid was detected in a post-race ...
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Moonee Valley tips for January 15 2021

Mid-week Moonee Valley betting tips for Wednesday, June 27

MOONEE Valley returns this Wednesday as the popular Melbourne venue hosts a stacked nine card card. Not sure which way ...
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Payne turning his attention to stayers

Payne turning his attention to stayers

Trainer David Payne will run juveniles Commentator and Tarka over 1550 metres at Canterbury, confident they can handle the distance ...
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Canterbury betting tips for Wednesday, June 27

Canterbury betting tips for Wednesday, June 27

RACING in Sydney this Wednesday is at Canterbury as the track hosts a solid seven race card. Not sure which ...
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Marsh trio on target for Rotorua

Marsh trio on target for Rotorua

Stephen Marsh’s Cambridge barn will have three representatives at Wednesday’s Rotorua meeting, on what will be a Heavy 11 surface ...
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Jamie Kah back on Mintha for Valley race

Jamie Kah back on Mintha for Valley race

After steering Mintha to a 9-1/2-length win in a maiden race two starts ago, Jamie Kah will reunite with the ...
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Aiming high in farewell preparation

Aiming high in farewell preparation

Francaletta’s final campaign will include Group 1 options at home and away. The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained mare is ...
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Geelong market movers for Tuesday, June 26

Geelong market movers for Tuesday, June 26

RACING in Victoria is headlined by a meet at Geelong as the synthetic track hosts a strong eight race card ...
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Wyong market movers for Tuesday, June 26

Wyong market movers for Tuesday, June 26

WYONG is racing this Tuesday and the punters have a solid eight race card to wager upon heading into the ...
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Waller and Winx

Waller expands to Queensland

Paul Shailer will run Chris Waller's Queensland satellite stable which is expected to be approved shortly ...
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Flying Iblis

Michael Pitman following tip from the saddle

Michael Pitman is following the advice of national jockeys’ premiership front-runner Chris Johnson after hoop advised the trainer to keep ...
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Michael Walker

Walker closing in on return to saddle

Multiple Group One-winning jockey Michael Walker is looking to make his return to race riding before the end of the ...
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Coleman

Coleman joins growing ranks of jockeys on the sidelines

SUPERSTAR jockey Michael Coleman is the latest to join the list of senior riders who are unlikely to be in ...
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Wagga Gold Cup

MTC CEO believes race field fee increase “benefits” NSW racing

MURRUMBIDGEE Turf Club CEO Scott Sanbrook believes the increase in race field fees introduced recently by Racing NSW will help ...
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Kabrocco

Options aplenty for Kabrocco following dominant Wagga win

DANIEL McCarthy knows he has a hot prospect on his hands in the form of Kabrocco after the three-year-old gelding ...
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Girl Sunday in black-type bid at Rosehill

Girl Sunday in black-type bid at Rosehill

Trainer Gerald Ryan will give Girl Sunday her chance at a stakes race at Rosehill after she missed out on ...
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NZ stars building up for Melbourne targets

NZ stars building up for Melbourne targets

Bonneval and Jon Snow are both progressing well in New Zealand as they build towards Melbourne spring carnival campaigns ...
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Plenary

Plucky Plenary punt pays off for Donnelly at Wagga

TRAINER Tim Donnelly’s decision to run two-year-old Plenary against older rivals has paid off after the filly nailed its rivals ...
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Sweettalkingwilly

The best is yet to come for Sweettalkingwilly after Maiden win

PROMISING gelding Sweettalkingwilly finally broke through for its maiden win at start 10 on Monday, and trainer Trevor Sutherland believes ...
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Caulfield race next for Canberra filly

Caulfield race next for Canberra filly

Canberra trainer Matthew Dale has pinpointed a Caulfield race as the next test for progressive filly Clipper after two wins ...
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Melbourne spring beckons Miss Wilson

Melbourne spring beckons Miss Wilson

New Zealand trainer John Bary is eyeing off spring fillies and mares features in Melbourne for the talented Miss Wilson ...
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Crownbet Market movers

Market movers report for racing at Doomben and Flemington

THE final group one of the season was run and won on Saturday with Tycoon Tara taking out the Tatts ...
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Mertens

Beau Mertens close to outriding claim

Apprentice Beau Mertens leads the Melbourne jockeys' premiership with 10 meetings remaining and is close to outriding his claim ...
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Full steam ahead for Cannyescent towards the Spring Carnival

Full steam ahead for Cannyescent towards the Spring Carnival

LINDSAY Park are confident that Cannyescent can continue to rise through the ranks heading towards the Spring Racing Carnival. Owned ...
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Constantine to step up in Guineas

Constantine to step up in Guineas

Chris Munce is looking to Constantine to make it five wins from five starts for his stable when he runs ...
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With A Promise

With A Promise to spell following gutsy Doomben win

EXPECTATIONS were set high for With A Promise before Saturday's win at Doomben and the talented filly didn't disappoint. The ...
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John Size

John Size sets Hong Kong training record

Australian John Size has trained his 92nd winner for the season to set a Hong Kong record ...
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NSW racing news

Winx stands tall among elite winners

At the end of the seaosn, Winx accounts for six of trainer Chris Waller's 15 Group One wins including his ...
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Vic racing

Alpine Eagle to be aimed at Caulfield Cup

Trainer Tony McEvoy is planning a spring campaign for Alpine Eagle heading towards the Caulfield Cup ...
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racing news

Group One winners 2015/16

Australian Group One winners for the 2015/16 season ...
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NSW racing news

Winx stands tall among elite winners

At the end of the seaosn, Winx accounts for six of trainer Chris Waller's 15 Group One wins including his ...
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racing news

The big winners in Australian racing

The big winners in Australian racing during the 2015/16 season ...
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Vic racing

Mr Individual heading to Sunshine Coast

Mr Individual is set to run in the Sunshine Coast Guineas after pleasing connections in a Gold Coast barrier trial ...
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NSW racing news

Ambitious spring plan for Gust Of Wind

Trainer John Sargent will set Gust Of Wind on the path to the Melbourne Cup by which time she will ...
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Vic racing

Silent Sedition to have longer in paddock

A muscle strain across her back will keep Silent Sedition in the paddock longer than planned before she begins work ...
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Vic racing

Suavito building up for new season return

Trainer Nigel Blackiston is looking at the P B Lawrence and Memsie Stakes as the options for Suavito's race return ...
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UK News

Harzand adds Irish Derby to Epsom win

Dual Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Dermot Weld has celebrated the Irish Derby win of Harzand who added his homeland Classic to ...
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Queensland news

Three-way race for Brisbane jockeys title

The battle for the Brisbane jockeys' title is set to go down to the wire with Jim Byrne, Jeff Lloyd ...
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Queensland news

Racing Queensland settles on new board

The former chief executive of Brisbane's Seven Network has been appointed to Racing Queensland's new board ...
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UK News

Arc bound Harzand dig deeps to win Irish Derby

EPSOM Derby winner Harzand has made it a classic double by taking out the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby is ...
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UK News

James McDonald wins Northumberland Plate

James McDonald has won the Northumberland Plate aboard possible Melbourne Cup contender Antiquarium ...
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James McDonald

Godolphin changes mind on Aussie jockeys, hires James McDonald

GODOLPHIN jockey James McDonald is back earlier than expected from his European excursion and will ride at the last five ...
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