Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 27th April

This day 27th April 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.


Sir Dragonet

International runners to wait and see for 2021 Spring Carnival

The commencement of the Melbourne Spring Carnival is four months away, yet there is plenty to be played out between ...
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Faro de San Juan

Almanzor opens winning account with first runner

Cambridge Stud shuttle stallion Almanzor has made a dream start to his Northern Hemisphere career with his first representative striking ...
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Toowoomba betting tips & top odds | Wednesday, April 28

Toowoomba betting tips & top odds | Wednesday, April 28

HorseBetting.com.au’s Queensland form expert has found two best bets, a value runner and a quaddie for Wednesday's meeting at Clifford ...
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Miss Tycoon Rose

Australian campaign in the offing for exciting three-year-old

A trip across the Tasman is in the offing for talented filly Miss Tycoon Rose if she performs well in ...
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Nancy

Warwick Farm racing tips & best odds | Wednesday, April 28

HorseBetting.com.au's NSW racing expert brings you the best bets, top odds and quaddie numbers for the Warwick Farm meeting on ...
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Ballarat betting tips

Ballarat racing preview & best value bets | Wednesday, April 28

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best bets, top odds and free quaddie numbers for the Ballarat race meeting on Wednesday, April ...
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Tagaloa

Blue Diamond Stakes winner Tagaloa retired to stud

The winner of the 2020 Blue Diamond Stakes, Tagaloa, has been retired to stud following his ninth-place finish in the ...
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Gold Coast Turf Club

Punt Drunk: Gold Coast to become new ‘Moonee Valley of the north’

Punt Drunk takes a look some of the best bets and top stories in racing today, including the big news ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | April 27, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 27, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees four meetings scheduled for this Tuesday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au have ...
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Gold Coast redevelopment

Gold Coast Turf Club night racing rebuild goes ahead

The Gold Coast Turf Club is on its way to becoming the premier racing attraction in Queensland after the state’s ...
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Ben Melham

Ben Melham charged with betting offences

Multiple Group One-winning jockey Ben Melham has charged with betting offences against the rules of racing ...
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Gary Portelli

Portelli plans around changed program

Trainer Gary Portelli has the latest sibling of Slipper winner She Will Reign ready for her debut at Warwick Farm ...
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Zed Em

Crucial Warrnambool hit-out for Zed Em

Star Kiwi jumper Zed Em heads to Warrnambool on Tuesday for a crucial steeplechase trial over 2800m as he looks ...
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Sunlight

Sunlight on target for Group One Sangster

Trainer Tony McEvoy says Sunlight has taken natural improvement since her first-up second in preparation for the Group One Robert ...
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RQ confident racing will go on at Ipswich

RQ confident racing will go on at Ipswich

Racing Queensland is confident there will be no further problems with the Ipswich course proper after jockeys complained about a ...
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Chris Gibbs

Gibbs prepared to make the best of challenging situation

Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs is philosophical about the impact a revised dates calendar will have on his business once thoroughbred ...
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Peso

Jumping maestro looking forward to return

Leading jumping trainer Paul Nelson is gearing up for a return to racing but is still seeking some clarity around ...
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Damien Thornton

Thornton chasing Group 1 glory in Adelaide

Damien Thornton will be chasing his first Group One wins when he rides Toffee Tongue in the Australasian Oaks and ...
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Fasika

Pride eyeing off Everest slot for Fasika

Trainer Joe Pride believes Fasika's All Aged Stakes performance has shown she has what it takes to mix it with ...
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Sofia Rosa

NZ racing to begin training with Alert 3

New Zealand trainer Stephen Marsh is among those who say they may have to open stables in Australia if local ...
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Tambo's Mate

Tambo’s Mate earns winter stakes campaign

Tambo's Mate has been given the green light to tackle the winter stakes races after his strong effort to finish ...
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Lynsey Satherley

Satherley ready for return to familiar routine

As thoroughbred racing in New Zealand gets ready to return from its Covid-19 enforced hiatus those unheralded members of the ...
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Mr Stunning

Mr Stunning lifts for a Chairman’s Sprint Prize shock

Mr Stunning lived up to his name and cemented his place as one of Hong Kong’s finest sprinters yesterday afternoon ...
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Exultant

Exultant grinds them to submission as Purton makes history in the FWD QEII Cup

Zac Purton was elated and deflated at the end of Exultant’s glorious, grinding victory in the HK$25 million Group 1 ...
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Southern Legend

First Group 1 for Ho as Southern Legend edges Beauty Generation

Southern Legend was supposed to be preparing for a third straight win in the Kranji Mile but Plan B worked ...
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Iconoclasm earns Stradbroke Hcp campaign

Iconoclasm earns Stradbroke Hcp campaign

Danny O'Brien has his eyes set on the Group One Stradbroke Handicap in Brisbane with Iconoclasm after recording a first-up ...
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Archedemus wins Gr 3 Hawkesbury Gold Cup

Archedemus wins Gr 3 Hawkesbury Gold Cup

Archedemus has made amends for his Provincial Championships failure with victory over Tom Melbourne in the Group Three Hawkesbury Gold ...
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Widgee Turf too strong in VOBIS Gold Mile

Widgee Turf too strong in VOBIS Gold Mile

The Group One Stradbroke Handicap is an option for Widgee Turf's next start after the gelding took his earnings past ...
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Three jockeys injured at picnic meeting

Three jockeys injured at picnic meeting

Three jockeys have been injured when they fell in a race at the Tomingley Cup picnic meeting in the central ...
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Mr Quickie spot on for G1 SA Derby assault

Mr Quickie spot on for G1 SA Derby assault

Phillips Stokes will consider sending Mr Quickie over to his Morphettville stable early for final preparations ahead of the South ...
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Military Zone soldiers on to Guineas win

Military Zone soldiers on to Guineas win

Military Zone has held off a determined challenge from Trope to win the Group Three Hawkesbury Guineas and earn a ...
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Prince Of Sussex dominant in $1m Showdown

Prince Of Sussex dominant in $1m Showdown

The Matt Laurie-trained Prince Of Sussex has raced to a convincing win in the inaugural Showdown for two-year-olds at Caulfield ...
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I Am Excited conquers Redzel in G2 sprint

I Am Excited conquers Redzel in G2 sprint

Trainer David Pfieffer is looking forward to even bigger prizes after his mare I Am Excited won the Group Two ...
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Gem Song too strong in G3 Gunsynd Classic

Gem Song too strong in G3 Gunsynd Classic

Blake Shinn has won the Group Three Gunsynd Classic on Gem Song after riding a patient race on the colt ...
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Griffiths to raise the bar with Halvorsen

Griffiths to raise the bar with Halvorsen

Trainer Robbie Griffiths will look to black-type races in Adelaide with Halvorsen after the sprinter took out the VOBIS Gold ...
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Promising Tarwin wins again at Caulfield

Promising Tarwin wins again at Caulfield

Lightly raced three-year-old gelding Tarwin has made it three wins from four starts with victory in the $300,000 VOBIS 3YO ...
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Irithea wins Crown and could head north

Irithea wins Crown and could head north

Tough mare Irithea could head to Queensland for a shot at the Group One Stradbroke Handicap after her win in ...
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Twitchy Frank lands big prize at Caulfield

Twitchy Frank lands big prize at Caulfield

Tasmanian trainer Adam Trinder says the VOBIS Gold Distaff was a race in the calendar that came up with a ...
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Ocean Deep goes one better at Caulfield

Ocean Deep goes one better at Caulfield

After finishing second at her past two starts, four-year-old mare Ocean Deep has gone one better in a 1400m benchmark ...
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Dalrello Stakes.

Kendrick backs a winner in emerging sire

Trainer Stuart Kendrick's faith in the sire Better Than Ready was repaid when Jagged Edge won the Listed Dalrello Stakes ...
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Viddora clear to run in Chairman's Sprint

Viddora clear to run in Chairman’s Sprint

Australian mare Viddora has recovered from lameness which threatened to rule her out of the Chairman's Sprint Prize in Hong ...
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Famous racing colours salute at Eagle Farm

Famous racing colours salute at Eagle Farm

Crafty Spirit revived memories of the great stayer Strawberry Road with his impressive win at Eagle Farm ...
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Shinn thanks rival jockey Fradd for win

Shinn thanks rival jockey Fradd for win

Jockey Blake Shinn has thanked rival Robbie Fradd after Le Juge continued his winning form at Eagle Farm ...
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Sir Barnabus earns Gold Coast Cup start

Sir Barnabus earns Gold Coast Cup start

Tough stayer Sir Barnabus is set to back-up in the Gold Coast Cup after his Eagle Farm win ...
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Burning Front VOBIS

Brotherly love evident for Nash Rawiller

Brad Rawiller has spoken out in support of his brother and fellow jockey Nash Rawiller in the aftermath of his ...
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David Pfieffer

Denmagic asked to hit the ground running

David Pfieffer hopes Denmagic's first-up sprinting capabilities will come to the fore when the mare makes her comeback in the ...
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Chris Waller

More dollars for Waller in The Bracelet

Trainer Chris Waller and some of his high profile owners have a chance for a feature win in the Group ...
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Pecans

Over achieving Pecans eyes more black-type

Ex-Godolphin mare Pecans has proved to be a bargain buy for trainer Joe Pride as she attempts to reprise her ...
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Brooker and Hansen chase more success

Brooker and Hansen chase more success

Trainer Darryl Hansen and jockey Tiffani Brooker are chasing their biggest success with Monsieur Gustave in the Victory Stakes at ...
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QRIC

Top policeman gets QRIC post

High-profile police officer Mark Ainsworth has been appointed the first Deputy Commissioner of the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission ...
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Australian Cup

Ecuador in shape for Hawkesbury Gold Cup

Ecuador will return from a freshen-up to tackle the Hawkesbury Gold Cup, his first run at the track since his ...
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Illuminaire after black-type before break

Illuminaire after black-type before break

Leon and Troy Corstens are chasing successive Redoute's Choice Stakes victories with Illuminaire running in the Listed race at Caulfield ...
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Munce on road to more 2yo success

Munce on road to more 2yo success

Trainer Chris Munce is chasing another two-year-old feature race with Racecourse Road in the Dalrello Stakes at Doomben ...
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Omens and history to help Privlaka

Omens and history to help Privlaka

The Robert Heathcote-trained Privlaka will be big odds in the Group Two Victory Stakes at Doomben but has history and ...
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Caulfield betting tips & form for Saturday, April 28

Caulfield betting tips & form for Saturday, April 28

CAULFIELD is Melbourne's metropolitan meet this Saturday and a strong nine race card for punters to wager upon. Where's your ...
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Runners in three states keeps Kent on toes

Runners in three states keeps Kent on toes

Trainer Mick Kent will have runners in races at Caulfield, Morphettville and Doomben all with the space of hour ...
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Dubbo market movers for Friday, April 27

Dubbo market movers for Friday, April 27

DUBBO is racing this Friday and the team at Horse Betting has taken a look at the big shifts in ...
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QLD Racing

Qld trainers want Beaudesert compensation

Queensland trainers have called for compensation saying they were misled about the state of the Beaudesert track ...
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Coffs Harbour market movers, Friday, April 27

Coffs Harbour market movers, Friday, April 27

RACING in NSW is at Coffs Harbour this Friday as the scenic town hosts a solid eight race card to ...
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Benalla market movers for Friday, April 27

Benalla market movers for Friday, April 27

FRIDAY afternoon racing in Victoria is at Benalla as the rural town puts on a stacked nine race card. Where ...
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Gai Waterhouse

Waterhouse, Bott fined over horse switch

Gai Waterhouse and training partner Adrian Bott have been fined $5000 after substituting three horses for a televised track gallop ...
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Doubt I'm Dreaming

John McArdle dreaming of a big future for exciting colt

DOUBT I’m Dreaming turned heads in its competitive racing debut at the beginning of March, but the colt’s trainer John ...
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First Melbourne runner for Ballina trainer

First Melbourne runner for Ballina trainer

Sent south in search of dry tracks, Espiritu will be the first starter in Melbourne for Ballina trainer Stephen Lee ...
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Loves A Hassle aiming for a hat trick

Loves A Hassle aiming for a hat trick

Promising country rookie Loves A Hassle will aim for a hat-trick when he runs in the Highway Handicap at Hawkesbury ...
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Lincoln Blue on track for redemption

Lincoln Blue on track for redemption

Champion Sydney trainer Chris Waller has recently inherited Lincoln Blue and plans to have the colt firing for the Queensland ...
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Barrier 5 for The United States in HK race

Barrier 5 for The United States in HK race

Last year's Ranvet Stakes winner The United States has drawn barrier five in the field of eight for the Group ...
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Caulfield stakes race debut for Laing colt

Caulfield stakes race debut for Laing colt

Basanite is set to make his debut at Caulfield in what trainer Robbie Laing describes as a hot race ...
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Low key return for I'm Belucci

Low key return for I’m Belucci

Dual Group One placegetter I'm Belucci will make a low-key return in an Eagle Farm Class Six race ...
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Decision pending on where Anaheim heads

Decision pending on where Anaheim heads

Trent Busuttin favours starting Anaheim at Caulfield but the weather is pushing him towards running the colt at Morphettville ...
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Miss Cover Girl starts final campaign

Miss Cover Girl starts final campaign

Group One winner Miss Cover Girl will start her final racing campaign in the Victory Stakes and has a few ...
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Trainer Symon Wilde fined $15,000

Trainer Symon Wilde fined $15,000

Trainer Symon Wilde has been fined $15,000 after pleading guilty to presenting a horse to race with a prohibited substance ...
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Trainer Symon Wilde fined $15,000

Trainer Symon Wilde fined $15,000

Trainer Symon Wilde has been fined $15,000 after pleading guilty to presenting a horse to race with a prohibited substance ...
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Hawkesbury tips

Hawkesbury Cup betting, form and free tips, Saturday April 29

HAWKESBURY hosts its stand alone meeting which features the Hawkesbury Cup, Hawkesbury Guineas and the Godolphin Crown. The quality meeting ...
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Sadler with chances in two Listed races

Sadler with chances in two Listed races

Trainer John Sadler will saddle leading chances in two Listed races at Caulfield including Charmed Harmony who is favourite to ...
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Waterhouse, Bott fined $5000

Waterhouse, Bott fined $5000

Training partners Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott have been fined $5000 for substituting horses in a televised track gallop ...
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Dittman fit for Sniztkraft ride

Dittman fit for Sniztkraft ride

Luke Dittman will be fit to ride favourite Snitzkraft in the Dalrello Stakes after injuring his hand at Ipswich ...
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Busy return from injury for Robbie Fradd

Busy return from injury for Robbie Fradd

Jockey Robbie Fradd will have a busy return to riding from injury with six mounts at Eagle Farm ...
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Free tips, form and odds for Caulfield racing, Saturday April 29

Free tips, form and odds for Caulfield racing, Saturday April 29

PREMIER racing continues at Caulfield this Saturday with a top notch nine-race card which features the Thoroughbred Club Stakes. Despite ...
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Added incentives for Sydney owners

Added incentives for Sydney owners

The Australian Turf Club and NSW Racehorse Owners Association have announced a partnership aimed at increasing and improving the ownership ...
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Tom Sadler suspended at Sandown

Tom Sadler suspended at Sandown

Tom Sadler has been suspended for nine meetings after being found guilty of careless riding aboard eventual winner Divine Chills ...
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Hugh Bowman

Hugh Bowman returns to Sha Tin for gun QEII ride

CHAMPION Australian jockey Hugh Bowman will return to Hong Kong in the hopes to ride consecutive wins aboard Werther in ...
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Vic racing

Victorian trainer faces lengthy ban

Victorian trainer Paul Jones has admitted to giving a horse an illegal product containing a synthetic peptide ...
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NSW racing news

Clenton, Grace in Canterbury suspensions

Samantha Clenton has been suspended for careless riding at Canterbury, but she will be free to ride one of her ...
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Moore has eyes on more prizes after Werther win in QEII Cup

Moore has eyes on more prizes after Werther win in QEII Cup

John Moore bagged the first of Hong Kong’s spring Group 1 features when Werther streaked clear for an emphatic victory ...
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Vic racing

Dwayne Dunn suspended at Sandown

Dwayne Dunn has been handed a seven meeting careless riding suspension at Sandown after riding a double ...
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NSW racing tips

Racing & quaddie tips for Saturday, April 30 Hawkesbury races

HAWKESBURY Racing Club hosts its standalone meeting this Saturday and what a card it has produced. The Group 3 Hawkesbury ...
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NSW racing news

Unbiased stakes Queensland Derby claims

Unbiased has put himself into the frame for the Queensland Derby with a commanding win at Canterbury ...
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Vic racing

Schilleraine to debut in Listed race

Schilleraine has shown enough raw ability for Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra to throw him in the deep end in ...
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Vic racing

Beau Mertens gains maiden city victory

Trainer Robbie Griffiths has given apprentice Beau Mertens his maiden city victory at Sandown on Aurum's Spirit ...
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racing news

Schemel earns a shot at a stakes race

Schemel will be asked to step up to stakes grade in the Gold Coast Bracelet after scoring a comfortable win ...
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Queensland news

Famous Seamus to put his name in lights

Famous Seamus is making his fourth visit to Brisbane with trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith saying a recent barrier trial has readied ...
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Vic racing

Jimmy Choux’s sister lands Sandown win

Choux Diva, a sister to Jimmy Choux, has enhanced her value as a broodmare with a strong Sandown win ...
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NSW racing news

Redouble wins for US breeding giant

High-profile United States breeding operation Spendthrift Farm has enjoyed Australian racetrack success at Canterbury ...
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Vic racing

Zebulon ready for return from injury

Co-trainer Craig Widdison believes stakes-placed Zebulon can sprint well fresh when he makes his return from a tendon injury ...
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Vic racing

Mark Riley fined after positive swab

Trainer Mark Riley has been fined and Undercover Poet disqualified after a positive urine swab from a race at Mornington ...
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Queensland news

Famous Seamus to put his name in lights

Famous Seamus is making his fourth visit to Brisbane with trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith saying a recent barrier trial has readied ...
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Vic racing

17 nominations for Brierly Steeplechase

Nominations have been taken for the opening meeting of the three-day Warrnambool carnival with 17 entries for the Brierly Steeplechase ...
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UK News

O’Brien queries Air Force Blue’s stamina

Aidan O'Brien admits to a few doubts over the ability of 2000 Guineas favourite Air Force Blue to run out ...
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racing news

HorseBetting asks: Should racing spend more time in the country?

THERE is no doubt that punters love betting the big carnivals like The Championships and the Melbourne spring carnival, but ...
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NSW racing news

Buchanan to raise the bar for Two Blue

Now that Two Blue is a stakes winner, Kristen Buchanan is taking a nothing-to-lose approach with the in-form mare ...
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Vic racing

Stakes race test for Andrassy at Caulfield

Andrassy will be chasing another first for trainer Allison Sheehan when she lines-up in a mares race at Caulfield ...
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Vic racing

Luke Nolen gets two days off riding ban

Luke Nolen will be available for Morphettville's Super Saturday after having two days taken off a careless riding suspension on ...
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Vic racing

Michael Walker set to ride in jump-outs

Michael Walker will return to trackwork in the coming days with the jockey aiming to return to race riding as ...
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Vic racing

RADB to hear Nolen careless riding appeal

Luke Nolen will fight one of his two recent suspensions at the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board ...
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NSW racing news

Winona Costin to return from injury soon

Apprentice Winona Costin is expected to return to riding soon after being injured in a fall at Grafton ...
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