Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 28th October

This day 28th October 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.


Eagle Farm racing tips

Eagle Farm tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Saturday 30/10/21

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for Eagle Farm on Saturday, October 30, 2021. See all the top tips , ...
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Rosehill betting tips

Rosehill race-by-race preview & best bets | Saturday, October 30

New South Wales racing analyst Nicolas Lloyd brings you the race-by-race betting preview for Golden Eagle Day at Rosehill Gardens ...
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Morphettville tips, value bets & odds | Saturday, October 30

Morphettville tips, value bets & odds | Saturday, October 30

HorseBetting's South Australian form analyst brings you his top tips, best value bets and quaddie numbers for the nine-race card ...
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Flemington Derby Day preview, betting tips & quaddie | 30/10/2021

Flemington Derby Day preview, betting tips & quaddie | 30/10/2021

Flemington will host a bumper nine-race card on Saturday, October 30, and HorseBetting.com.au brings you the race-by-race preview, best bets ...
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Golden Eagle betting tips & strategy | Rosehill | 30/10/2021

Golden Eagle betting tips & strategy | Rosehill | 30/10/2021

HorseBetting's Nicholas Lloyd has taken a good look at every runner in the Golden Eagle field and now brings you ...
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Cantala Stakes preview

2021 Cantala Stakes betting tips & strategy | October 30

HorseBetting’s Victorian form analyst brings you his top selections and $100 betting strategy for Group 1 Cantala Stakes at Flemington ...
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Empire Rose betting preview

Empire Rose Stakes betting tips & strategy | Saturday, October 30

HorseBetting’s VIctorian form analyst brings you his top selections and $100 betting strategy for Group 1 Empire Rose Stakes at ...
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Coolmore Stud betting tips

2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes betting tips & strategy | October 30

HorseBetting’s Victorian form analyst brings you his top selections and $100 betting strategy for the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes ...
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Top 5 Melbourne Cup wins this millennium

Top 5 Melbourne Cup wins this millennium

We are now just four days away from the 161st running of Australia's most famous race, so we have decided ...
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Wentwood wins Bendigo Cup

Wentwood holds out Smokin’ Romans to win Bendigo Cup

Wentwood claimed the Group 3 Bendigo Cup on Wednesday afternoon, narrowly defeating the fast-finishing favourite, Smokin’ Romans, in the 2400m ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 28, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 28, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees five meetings being held on this Thursday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Moree Cup Day top tips & value bets | Friday, October 29

Moree Cup Day top tips & value bets | Friday, October 29

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for Moree Cup Day on Friday, October 29, 2021. See all the top tips, ...
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Cranbourne racing tips & top value bets | Friday, October 29

Cranbourne racing tips & top value bets | Friday, October 29

HorseBetting’s Victorian racing analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for the eight-race meeting at Cranbourne to be ...
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Ruan Maia

Lor and Ting charge into trainers’ title contention

The Hong Kong trainers’ championship has suddenly become a bottle-neck after Frankie Lor and Jimmy Ting’s bids for the coveted ...
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Five Schillings

Maiden training win for Doran

Amy Doran’s faith in a mare who bled and then put her leg through a fence has led to her ...
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Bellacontte

Wellington win fine-tunes game filly for Guineas

It is all systems go towards the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) for gutsy filly Bellacontte ...
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Aegon

Stable praying for luck in Golden Eagle

Aegon’s co-trainer and part-owner Andrew Forsman can only hope Lady Luck will be riding on jockey Jason Collett’s shoulder in ...
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Platinum Machine

Latta taking a wait and see approach with filly

Awapuni trainer Lisa Latta is waiting to see what horses remain in the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 ...
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Pareanui Bay

Red-letter weekend for Trelawney

It was a memorable weekend for Trelawney Stud principals Brent and Cherry Taylor, with three of their racing team carrying ...
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Art De Triomphe

Carston painting a 1000 Guineas picture for filly

Andrew Carston believes Art De Triomphe’s best shot at Classic glory on her home track next month will be against ...
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Princess Jenni

Princess Jenni Fends Off Irish Raider

Princess Jenni has returned to form with a Bendigo Cup win, holding off overseas raider Pondus who needed a weight ...
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Fituese

Begonia Belle Stakes 2020 betting tips & race preview

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for the Group 3 Begonia Belle Stakes at Flemington this Saturday ...
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Colette

Golden Eagle 2020 betting tips, latest odds & value bets

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for the second running of the $7.5m Golden Eagle at Rosehill ...
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Stay Gold

Cranbourne racing tips & best bets – Thursday, October 29

HorseBetting.com.au bring you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Thursday's meeting at Cranbourne, Victoria ...
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Prince Of Arran

Prince Of Arran In Best Form For The Cup

English stayer Prince Of Arran has already been placed in two Melbourne Cups but track rider Aled Beech says he's ...
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Gosford Race Club

Gosford racing tips & value bets – Thursday, October 29

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie numbers for Thursday's six-race meeting at Gosford, NSW ...
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Alligator Blood

Crunch Time For Alligator Blood In Eagle

Alligator Blood's trainer David Vandyke admits the horse would probably be in Melbourne if not for the lure of the ...
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Bendigo Cup 2020 betting tips, best odds & form guide

Bendigo Cup 2020 betting tips, best odds & form guide

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for the Group 3 Bendigo Cup on Wednesday, October 28 ...
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Ipswich Turf Club

Ipswich racing tips & value bets – Wednesday, 28 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and top quaddie picks for Wednesday's meeting at Ipswich, Queensland ...
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Hightail

Kensington racing tips & best odds – Wednesday, 28 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Wednesday's seven-race meeting at Randwick-Kensington ...
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Columbus County

Fownes plots December trail for Columbus County

Caspar Fownes is putting his faith in Columbus County to put down a Group 1 marker in the Class 2 ...
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Turn Me Loose

First trial winner for Turn Me Loose

Windsor Park Stud stallion Turn Me Loose recorded his first trial victory as a sire when his two-year-old colt out ...
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Let’s Karaka Deel

Bennett hoping for a Karaka day at Flemington

While Flying Start Syndications Director Cameron Bennett is disappointed he won’t be able to be on course to watch Let’s ...
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Samantha Spratt

Spratt itching for raceday return following injury break

Getting Sam Spratt to sit still for more than a few minutes is a tough task at the best of ...
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Martin Pakula

Overbreeding needs to be addressed: RSPCA

While extra funding is welcome to assist with rehoming retired racehorses, RSPCA Victoria and others say the issue of over-breeding ...
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Michael Murphy

Murphy suspended for scales deception

Apprentice Michael Murphy has been suspended for a month for trying to deceive the clerk of scales at Townsville ...
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Mark Newnham

Shadow Hero primed for 2500m of Derby

Trainer Mark Newnham is confident Spring Champion Stakes winner Shadow Hero can extend to the 2500m of the Victoria Derby ...
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Hush Writer

Hush Writer in Cup bid via Hotham Handicap

Of the 28 nominations for the Hotham Handicap at Flemington, 18 remain in Melbourne Cup contention with the winner guaranteed ...
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Hay Tiger

Hay Tiger upsets at Te Rapa

Outsider Hay Tiger sprang a minor upset at Te Rapa on Monday when he prevailed in a blanket finish to ...
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Harlech

Harlech Guineas bound after Te Rapa victory

Matamata galloper Harlech added his name to the list of northern raiders bound for Riccarton next month when he dominated ...
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Thought Of That

From Donald to Derby for Thought Of That

After winning his maiden at Donald in country Victoria, Thought Of That is in contention to claim the Group One ...
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Dragon Leap

Derby prospect scores on debut at Te Rapa

Expensive yearling purchase Dragon Leap underscored his potential staying talent when he stormed home on debut to score over 1400m ...
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Cross Counter

Forty two horses left in Melbourne Cup

Cross Counter and Marmelo, who ran one-two in the 2018 Melbourne Cup, have undergone scans ahead of this year's race ...
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Tavago

Stallion Tavistock withdrawn from service

Cambridge Stud stallion Tavistock has been withdrawn from service before the end of the season after sustaining an injury in ...
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Ten Sovereigns

No Golden Eagle for Ten Sovereigns

July Cup winner Ten Sovereigns will not run in the inaugural $7.5m Golden Eagle but his Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemate Never ...
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Victorian Racing

Vic racing funds for old racehorse welfare

On the eve of the Melbourne Cup carnival, Victorian racing authorities have announced a major financial commitment to the welfare ...
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Hunting Horn

No penalties for Melbourne Cup hopefuls

Hunting Horn and Master Of Wine, winners at The Valley and Randwick, have escaped penalties for the Melbourne Cup ...
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Almond Eye adds Tenno Sho to her record

Almond Eye adds Tenno Sho to her record

Star mare Almond Eye has cemented her position as Japan's best horse with victory in the Tenno Sho in Tokyo ...
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Melbourne Cup

NZ mare Glory Days out of Melbourne Cup

Auckland Cup winner Glory Days has taken longer than hoped to recover from a slight injury and will miss the ...
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McLean charged over stable arrangements

McLean charged over stable arrangements

Trainer Jarrod McLean has been charged over the stabling arrangements for Trap For Fools ...
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Cup hope Duretto to undergo bone scan

Cup hope Duretto to undergo bone scan

The Andew Balding-trained Duretto will undergo a bone scan after being lame in a fore leg after a gallop at ...
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Caulfield closure leaves trainers in cold

Caulfield closure leaves trainers in cold

Caulfield trainers have been given five years before training ceases at the track with Pakenham and Cranbourne the suggested alternatives ...
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Thinkin' Big on target for Victoria Derby

Thinkin’ Big on target for Victoria Derby

Co-trainer Adrian Bott says Victoria Derby favourite Thinkin' Big is heading into the race as good as he can be ...
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Redkirk to have a second Flemington trial

Redkirk to have a second Flemington trial

David Hayes is expecting improvement from Redkirk Warrior when he has a second trial in preparation for a first-up tilt ...
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Injured Kings Will Dream under vet care

Injured Kings Will Dream under vet care

The injured Kings Will Dream will be closely monitored as he battles a fractured pelvis and ruptured blood vessel suffered ...
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Hugh Bowman rides Winx (third from left) to victory in the Cox Plate.

Champion mare Winx the Cox Plate Queen

Winx has won a record-equalling third Cox Plate, becoming the first horse in Australian racing history to amass more than ...
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Luke Nolen lauds Hugh Bowman and Winx

Luke Nolen lauds Hugh Bowman and Winx

Perhaps the only person who knows how Hugh Bowman feels riding Winx is Black Caviar's jockey Luke Nolen ...
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Winx deserved win - Kingston Town jockey

Winx deserved win – Kingston Town jockey

The jockey who rode Kingston Town to the first of his three Cox Plate wins says Winx deserved her record-equalling ...
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Aloisia confirms Oaks favouritism in Vase

Aloisia confirms Oaks favouritism in Vase

The Aaron Purcell-trained Aloisia has firmed to odds-on favouritism for the VRC Oaks after her impressive win in The Vase ...
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Damien Oliver to miss Almandin Cup ride

Damien Oliver to miss Almandin Cup ride

Damien Oliver will miss the Melbourne Cup ride on Almandin unless he can successfully appeal an improper riding suspension ...
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Weir almost pulls off Cox Plate boilover

Weir almost pulls off Cox Plate boilover

Humidor almost pulled off another Darren Weir boilover when finishing second to Winx in the Cox Plate ...
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Cabeza De Vaca maintains impressive record

Cabeza De Vaca maintains impressive record

Stayers Cabeza De Vaca and Supply And Demand have resumed in style for co-trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott at ...
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More milestones for champion mare Winx

More milestones for champion mare Winx

A record-equalling third Cox Plate is not the only milestone for champion mare Winx after winning Australia's premier weight-for-age race ...
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Folkswood runs PB in G1 Cox Plate placing

Folkswood runs PB in G1 Cox Plate placing

The Charlie Appleby-trained Folkswood could head to the Group One Emirates Stakes at Flemington after his Cox Plate third placing ...
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Winx claims her piece of Cox Plate history

Winx claims her piece of Cox Plate history

Winx has drawn on her champion qualities to win a record-equalling third Cox Plate in a Moonee Valley track record ...
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Huge day almost got bigger for Blake Shinn

Huge day almost got bigger for Blake Shinn

Blake Shinn almost stole the show at Moonee Valley, riding four winners before a narrow second on Humidor in the ...
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Winx and her place in Australian racing

Winx and her place in Australian racing

Winx's third Cox Plate triumph was also her 22nd consecutive win and 26th victory overall ...
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Owners celebrate

A day in the life of an Owner’s Ambassador

BEING an owner on a prestigious day like the Cox Plate can be a glamorous affair, with drinks flowing and ...
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What the jockeys said after the Cox Plate

What the jockeys said after the Cox Plate

What the jockeys had to say after Winx's win in the $3 million Cox Plate at Moonee Valley ...
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Winx creates history in 3rd Cox Plate win

Winx creates history in 3rd Cox Plate win

Winx has raced herself into Australian turf history, claiming a record-equalling third WS Cox Plate ...
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Blake Shinn in top form at Moonee Valley

Blake Shinn in top form at Moonee Valley

Appreciating a fast-run Crystal Mile, Lucky Hussler has raced to an easy win at Moonee Valley to give Blake Shinn ...
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Hi I'm Back ends run of outs at Doomben

Hi I’m Back ends run of outs at Doomben

Unlucky Hi I'm Back has taken advantage of a bias towards leaders and inside barriers to score his first win ...
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Banish gets valuable Group Two Valley win

Banish gets valuable Group Two Valley win

The James Cummings-trained, Godolphin-owned filly Banish has claimed her first stakes win in the Fillies Classic at Moonee Valley ...
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Fickle Folly fights hard for Randwick win

Fickle Folly fights hard for Randwick win

Tamworth trainer Sue Grylls is eyeing a black-type mission at Rosehill for Fickle Folly after the mare's resilient win at ...
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Start no barrier to Dia De Reyes success

Start no barrier to Dia De Reyes success

Dia De Reyes has continued trainer Matthew Dunn's run of success in the Highway Handicap series ...
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Who Shot Thebarman to run in another Cup

Who Shot Thebarman to run in another Cup

Whoe Shot Thebarman has shown he is worthy of a fourth Melbourne Cup start with his win at Moonee Valley ...
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Winx Crowd

Cox Vox – Why the Plate is racing’s hottest ticket

THE Cox Plate is one of the most-attended race days of the Melbourne spring, but the chance to witness history ...
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Te Akau Shark

Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson faced with tough decision

NEW ZEALAND jockey Opie Bosson is faced with a tough decision, but it's a decision most jockeys wished they could ...
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Who Shot Thebarman

Who Shot Thebarman looking to create Melbourne Cup history

CONNECTIONS of nine-year-old Kiwi Who Shot Thebarman are aiming high ahead of the horse's fourth and most likely final attempt ...
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Track record for Lubiton at Moonee Valley

Track record for Lubiton at Moonee Valley

Lubiton has led throughout to claim victory in a stakes race at Moonee Valley in track record time ...
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Shinn steers Blondie to Valley stakes win

Shinn steers Blondie to Valley stakes win

Brendan McCarthy's decision to freshen Blondie to revert to a sprint distance has paid off, with the filly racing to ...
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We're all privileged to see Winx - Hamish McLachlan

We’re all privileged to see Winx – Hamish McLachlan

CHANNEL 7 sports commentator Hamish McLachlan believes we may never see another horse draw as much attention as Winx ahead ...
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Hard work pays dividends for Ric McMahon

Hard work pays dividends for Ric McMahon

Trainer Barry Lockwood believes Ric McMahon can break back into the top 10 Brisbane jockeys after his top ride to ...
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Eptimum wins Group Three race at Valley

Eptimum wins Group Three race at Valley

Eptimum has given Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds a Group Three win at Moonee Valley ...
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la Diosa

What has happened to 2016 Thousand Guineas winner La Diosa?

THEY say form is temporary, class is permanent, but that might not be the case the La Diosa. The four-year-old ...
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Warranty a guaranteed winner for Snowdens

Warranty a guaranteed winner for Snowdens

Warranty is bound for Flemington during the Melbourne Cup carnival after winning at Randwick ...
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Gun Case defies weight at Moonee Valley

Gun Case defies weight at Moonee Valley

Trainer Darren Weir was happy to be wrong after Gun Case carried topweight to victory over 955m at Moonee Valley ...
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Zielke stablemates quinella Doomben 2YO

Zielke stablemates quinella Doomben 2YO

Trainer John Zielke's formula for training his early-season juveniles was again a success when he provided a quinella at Doomben ...
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Sydney filly Setsuna claims Inglis Banner

Sydney filly Setsuna claims Inglis Banner

Gimcrack Stakes runner-up Setsuna has raced to victory in the Inglis Banner at Moonee Valley in her second race start ...
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Hey Doc wins the G1 Manikato

In Her Time pushes towards Darley after unlucky Manikato Stakes

WHEN Newcastle-based trainer Ben Smith talked to us earlier this month he indicated the Group 1 Darley Classic would be ...
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Kaspersky out of the Cox Plate

Kaspersky out of the Cox Plate

Winx's Cox Plate rivals have been reduced to seven with the scratching of English horse Kaspersky ...
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Currie cops ban after winning G1 Manikato

Currie cops ban after winning G1 Manikato

Luke Currie will start a 10-meeting careless riding suspension after the Cox Plate meeting for his winning ride on Hey ...
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Horses to avoid

Which horses to avoid and which ones to punt – 2016 Derby Day

ONE of the common mistakes punters make is settling for odds that are too short on horses that are unlikely ...
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McEvoys team up in Victoria Derby

McEvoys team up in Victoria Derby

Kerrin McEvoy has finished second in the Victoria Derby four times and a horse trained by his uncle will carry ...
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Macdonald returns to scene of Derby upset

Macdonald returns to scene of Derby upset

A daughter of 2008 upset Victoria Derby winner Rebel Raider runs in the Group Two Wakeful Stakes at Flemington ...
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Tony Pike concentrating on Derby win

Tony Pike concentrating on Derby win

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike has no concerns about the Victoria Derby distance for the favourite Sacred Elixir ...
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Hugh Bowman

Bowman seeking Melbourne spring carnival redemption

THE spring carnival has already be labelled as a success for champion jockey Hugh Bowman after he won aboard Winx ...
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What you need to know about Cantala Stakes

What you need to know about Cantala Stakes

Facts and figures on the Cantala Stakes ...
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Return to Flemington a plus for Palentino

Return to Flemington a plus for Palentino

Jockey Mark Zahra has ridden Palentino to two Group One wins in 2016 at Flemington and is hoping he can ...
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Hopfgarten ready to step up at Flemington

Hopfgarten ready to step up at Flemington

Hopfgarten is yet to trouble the scorer in six runs in Melbourne but a favourable draw gives him the chance ...
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McEvoy doesn't Doubt Mamma in G1 Myer

McEvoy doesn’t Doubt Mamma in G1 Myer

Tony McEvoy has aimed Don't Doubt Mamma at the Myer Classic and says the mare is as good as she ...
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Kiwis aim for another $1.5m Vic Derby win

Kiwis aim for another $1.5m Vic Derby win

A New Zealand-bred and trained colt is the favourite for Saturday's Victoria Derby at Flemington ...
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More mature Bondi Beach for Melbourne Cup

More mature Bondi Beach for Melbourne Cup

Lloyd Williams can see a stronger stayer in Bondi Beach a year after his first attempt at the Melbourne Cup ...
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Southern Legend well placed in Gr 2: Clark

Southern Legend well placed in Gr 2: Clark

Jockey Tim Clark says Southern Legend's early arrival in Melbourne has him primed for Group Two success at Flemington ...
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Price urges Derby break with tradition

Price urges Derby break with tradition

Trainer Mick Price says the VRC is progressive enough to consider cutting the Victoria Derby distance ...
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With luck, Bowman could get fourth Derby

With luck, Bowman could get fourth Derby

Jockey Hugh Bowman believes So Si Bon is a genuine winning chance in the Victoria Derby, should he get lucky ...
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Tommy Berry won't be wasting time in Cup

Tommy Berry won’t be wasting time in Cup

Tommy Berry will make the Melbourne Cup a true staying test when he rides Japan's Curren Mirotic in the 3200m ...
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Russian Revolution out to remain unbeaten

Russian Revolution out to remain unbeaten

Russian Revolution will put his unbeaten record on the line when he faces his biggest challenge in the Group One ...
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Cup horses pass vet inspections

Cup horses pass vet inspections

Racing Victoria vets have passed the 32 horses still left in the mix for the Melbourne Cup but will take ...
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A day at the beach for Cup hope Grey Lion

A day at the beach for Cup hope Grey Lion

A wade in the cooling waters of Altona beach has been a pleasant change of scenery for Melbourne Cup hopeful, ...
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Freedman expecting strong run from Darhad

Freedman expecting strong run from Darhad

A strong performance by Darhad in the Pierro Plate at Rosehill will prompt trainer Michael Freedman to look seriously at ...
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Heathcote's kind of training pays off

Heathcote’s kind of training pays off

Trainer Robert Heathcote's patience with older horses has two of his veterans primed for victory at Eagle Farm ...
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Melbourne Cup Australian tips

Top Australian Melbourne Cup tips and latest news

THERE has been plenty of talk about the invading European runners in the 2016 Melbourne Cup, but the top chances ...
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Myer Classic betting

Myer Classic betting guide, form and best each way tips

THE Myer Classic has unearthed some top class fillies and mares in recent history which includes Divine Madonna, Miss Potential, ...
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Beach life for Cup bound Grey Lion

Beach life for Cup bound Grey Lion

Grey Lion has been taken for a trip to Altona beach as part of his preparation for the Melbourne Cup ...
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Capitalist out of Coolmore Stud Stakes

Capitalist out of Coolmore Stud Stakes

Golden Slipper winner Capitalist has been scratched from the Coolmore Stud Stakes because of a stone bruise ...
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Positive signs for Godolphin ahead of 2015 Mackinnon Stakes

Positive signs for Godolphin ahead of 2015 Mackinnon Stakes

GODOLPHIN trainer John O'Shea believes both runners in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on Saturday have a very ...
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