Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 29th August

This day 29th August in horse racing news history

From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in Australian and overseas racing news in history. Delve in and enjoy our walk back in horse racing time.


Probabeel

Rupert Clarke awaits Probabeel

Classy Kiwi mare Probabeel remained unbeaten at Caulfield when claiming Saturday's Group 3 W.W. Cockram Stakes (1200m) and will seek ...
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Signora Nera

Signora Nera returns in electric fashion

Four-year-old mare Signora Nera could be in for a big spring judging by her runaway victory when resuming in the ...
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Naboo Attack

Naboo Attack to lead Hayes season-opening charge

Intent on regaining a foothold near the top of the Hong Kong training ranks, David Hayes will unleash boom sprinter ...
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Wyong preview

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 29, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees eight meetings being held around the country on this Sunday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Behemoth wins back-to-back Memsie Stakes

Behemoth wins back-to-back Memsie Stakes

South Australian gelding Behemoth became the first horse since Sunline in 2000-2001 to claim the Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) ...
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Benalla racing tips

Benalla tips, best odds & quaddie selection | Monday, August 30

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for Benalla races on Monday, August 30. See the top tips, value bets & ...
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Sunshine Coast tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Sunday, 29/8/21

Sunshine Coast tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Sunday, 29/8/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Sunshine Coast races held on Sunday, August 29 2021. See all the ...
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Subzero

Melbourne Cup winner Subzero dead at 32

The 1992 Melbourne Cup winner Subzero, who went on to become one of Australian racing's best-known ambassadors, has died ...
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Behemoth

Giant galloper Behemoth wins Memsie Stakes

Behemoth, who was sold for $120,000 as a weanling and then $6,000 as a yearling, has recorded his first Group ...
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Subzero

Legendary Melb Cup winner Subzero dies

Two months after his great mate and carer Graham Salisbury passed away, Melbourne Cup winner Subzero has died at the ...
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Mugatoo

Mugatoo too classy in Premiers Cup win

A coveted hometown win in the Newcastle Cup still eludes trainer Kris Lees but he might have found the horse ...
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Moody In Good Health after narrow win

Moody In Good Health after narrow win

An emotional Peter Moody has combined with jockey Luke Nolen and a group of long-time clients to win the Heatherlie ...
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Holyfield races into Guineas calculations

Holyfield races into Guineas calculations

Holyfield has capped a successful afternoon for trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace with a classy victory in the Ming ...
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Love swoops to claim first stakes victory

Love swoops to claim first stakes victory

In a race where there were some big reputations, it was Immortal Love who kept his undefeated record intact when ...
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Ciaron Maher

Speedy Anders emerges as Everest contender

In a sustained show of speed, Anders has blitzed his San Domenico Stakes rivals to underline his credentials as a ...
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Maher, Eustace land early Caulfield double

Maher, Eustace land early Caulfield double

Ciaron Maher and David Eustace have produced two early winners at Caulfield, Persan and Al Galayel, who will both chase ...
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Dancing Gidget shows right moves to score

Dancing Gidget shows right moves to score

Lightly-raced mare Dancng Gidget remains in the mix for the Golden Eagle after posting her third win from four starts ...
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Regency Legend

Regency Legend prepares for Chief Executive’s Cup defence with December in mind

Hong Kong racing returns on Sunday, 6 September at Sha Tin with the traditional season-opening feature race, the Class 1 ...
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New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sales Series

January dates retained for New Zealand Bloodstock Yearling Sale

New Zealand Bloodstock has today announced that the 95th National Yearling Sales Series will be held in the original timeslot ...
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Mackay horse racing tips

Mackay Horse Betting Tips & Race Preview Saturday 29th August 2020

Seven races head to Mackay on Saturday for Queensland’s country meet. The track is rated a Good 4 with the ...
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Leon Macdonald

Morphetville Race By Race Betting Analysis & Tips Saturday 29th August 2020

We are back on the Parks track at Morphettville for the first time since the 1st of August 2020, and ...
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Shakespeare

Staying future for Shakespeare

Progressive three-year-old Shakespeare broke maiden ranks for Otaki trainers Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard on Thursday at Waverley over 1650m ...
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Rosie Myers

Myers hungry for Tarzino success

Manawatu jockey Rosie Myers will step into uncharted territory when she teams up with Aalaalune in Saturday's Group 1 Tarzino ...
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Karen Parsons

Parsons duo kick-off 3YO campaigns

Balcairn trainers John and Karen Parsons will kick-off the three-year-old campaigns for Touchabeel and Sombra Deamor in the Barneswood Farm ...
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Alizee

Facts and figures on the Group 1 Memsie Stakes

All you need to know about the Group One Memsie Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Steel Prince

Prince among local hopes for Cup glory

The Melbourne Cup has attracted 152 nominations including 39 internationally trained horses while the Caulfield Cup has 143 entries including ...
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Chris Munce

Allan Russell joins Munce in new venture

Former top jockey Allan Russell will be foreman for trainer Chris Munce in a new association with the Archer Park ...
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Tony McEvoy

McEvoy with two chances in Memsie Stakes

Tony McEvoy-trained stablemates Despatch and Oohood are set to line up in the Memsie Stakes, the first Group One race ...
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Paul Snowden

Weather key to Snowdens Rosehill prospects

The Snowden training team is keeping a close eye on the weather ahead of the San Domenico Stakes meeting at ...
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Sylvia's Mother

Sylvia’s Mother has weather on her side

Hawkes Racing is employing its successful tactic of a late arrival in Melbourne when Sylvia's Mother runs in the Group ...
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Andrew Adkins

Adkins excited to be back after fall

More than four months after suffering several broken bones in a race fall, Andrew Adkins is back and determined to ...
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Tommy Berry

Onus on Exceedance to prove himself

Hawkes Racing will unveil a colt it hopes can be a major player this spring when Exceedance resumes at Rosehill ...
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Cross Counter

Cross Counter nominated for Cups

Last year's winner Cross Counter is among the horses nominated for the next running of Australia's most famous race ...
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So Spirited

O’Dea doubles his chances at Eagle Farm

In-form trainer Steve O'Dea doubles his chances of a winner at Eagle Farm by running Reckless Choice and So Spirited ...
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Tye Angland

Tye Angland touched by generous gesture

The owners of star galloper Beauty Generation have made a heart-warming gesture to help the family of Tye Angland ...
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Black Heart Bart

Lindsey Smith pair up for Memsie challenge

Black Heart Bart resumes his career in the Group One Memsie Stakes at Caulfield where he will be joined by ...
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Gary Portelli

Single Bullet set for Queensland debut

Trainer Gary Portelli and jockey Michael Cahill have been long-time friends and link again with the enigmatic Single Bullet when ...
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Super Seth

Freedman stablemates to clash in McNeil

Super Seth and stablemate King Of Hastings will put their spring credentials on show when they make their season returns ...
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Niedorp

Tony Gollan looking to Niedorp to step up

Trainer Tony Gollan has had a minor setback to his spring carnival plans but hopes to get back on track ...
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The Good Fight

Ritchie ready to put up a Good Fight

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie is delighted with the way his five-year-old stayer The Good Fight has settled into Sydney life ...
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Apprentice Elyce Smith to make city debut

Apprentice Elyce Smith to make city debut

Top central Queensland apprentice Elyce Smith makes her Brisbane debut with three rides at Eagle Farm ...
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Bivouac

Bivouac to continue winning ways in Sydney

Bivouac so far leads the way among Godolphin's new season three-year-olds and is set to continue in the San Domenico ...
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Kate Grimwade on the board for Godolphin

Kate Grimwade on the board for Godolphin

Melbourne-based Kate Grimwade has landed her first win for Godolphin since being appointed an assistant trainer to James Cummings ...
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Ex-UK hurdler put on a spring Cups path

Ex-UK hurdler put on a spring Cups path

High Bridge, a former English jumper with high-powered connections, has started a bid for Melbourne Cup glory in unlikely surroundings ...
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Our Libretto keeps Sandown record intact

Our Libretto keeps Sandown record intact

Our Libretto has remained unbeaten in two Sandown starts, claiming an impressive victory in the Ladbrokes Multiverse Handicap ...
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Flemington challenge ahead for Our Libretto

Flemington challenge ahead for Our Libretto

Promising O’Reilly mare Our Libretto has kept her undefeated Australian record intact after storming home late to win the Ladbrokes ...
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Purton opts for Winner’s Way at Hong Kong season opener

Purton opts for Winner’s Way at Hong Kong season opener

Zac Purton will begin the defence of his champion jockey title with a full book of 10 rides at Hong ...
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Lees trio favoured for Chelmsford meeting

Lees trio favoured for Chelmsford meeting

Miss Fabulass, Le Romain and Prized Icon will be at the forefront of trainer Kris Lees's team for the Chelmsford ...
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Birdsville omen for Ipswich-winning jockey

Birdsville omen for Ipswich-winning jockey

Les Tilley has won on Osmosis at Ipswich which he hopes is a good pointer to the Birdsville Cup meeting ...
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Half-brothers to run in Caulfield features

Half-brothers to run in Caulfield features

Not A Single Cent resumes in the McNeil Stakes at Caulfield on the undercard to the Memsie Stakes which will ...
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Destiny's Kiss after successive Wyong Cups

Destiny’s Kiss after successive Wyong Cups

Destiny's Kiss will be trying to win back-to-back Wyong Gold Cups with trainer Joe Pride hoping weight doesn't anchor the ...
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Dollar For Dollar earns chance at Memsie

Dollar For Dollar earns chance at Memsie

Trainer Tony McEvoy believes Dollar For Dollar deserves his chance in a star-studded Memsie Stakes after his first-up win in ...
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Black Caviar's son runs second at Sandown

Black Caviar’s son runs second at Sandown

Prince Of Caviar has improved on his debut, pleasing both co-trainer Wayne Hawkes and jockey Luke Nolen when runner-up at ...
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Te Akau trio to kick off southern mission

Te Akau trio to kick off southern mission

Trainer Jamie Richards will line-up three horses at Ashburton on Thursday, kicking off Te Akau’s annual southern migration. “We have ...
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Valley keen to get Chautauqua for Group 1s

Valley keen to get Chautauqua for Group 1s

Chautauqua could still be a player in Group One Moonee Valley sprints with the club seeing the sprinter as a ...
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Cassidy's good oil on Order Again rivals

Cassidy’s good oil on Order Again rivals

Jockey Larry Cassidy has the inside running on the main rivals to his mount Order Again at the Sunshine Coast ...
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Birdsville Races

Birdsville Cup set to help drought victims

The famous Birdsville Cup meeting will be at the forefront of several racing industry initiatives to support farmers affected by ...
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Field of 11 for Group One Memsie Stakes

Field of 11 for Group One Memsie Stakes

Melbourne's first Group One race of the season, the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield, has attracted a field of 11 including ...
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Hennessy hoping history repeats

Hennessy hoping history repeats

Matamata trainer Gary Hennessy sees a number of similarities in Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) hopeful Ocean Emperor and his ...
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Dawn of a new day at Conghua Racecourse

Dawn of a new day at Conghua Racecourse

Official opening of Conghua Racecourse marks milestone for Hong Kong racing and Hong Kong-Guangdong co-operation The Hong Kong Jockey Club ...
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Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse

Which internationals should you follow in the Melbourne Cup?

As ever, the nominations for Australia's greatest race features a number of likely types from abroad. Find out which international ...
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Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse

A look at the key entries for the Cups

Nominations have been taken for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups, with 140 entries for the Melbourne Cup and 142 for ...
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Merchant Navy, trained by Ciaron Maher

Merchant Navy set for Caulfield return

Merchant Navy could chase the two-state Group One double of the Golden Rose in Sydney and the Caulfield Guineas in ...
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Former Godolphin trainer O'Shea

O’Shea fined $30,000 in strangles case

Former Godolphin head trainer John O'Shea has been fined $30,000 for his part in a strangles investigation ...
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Darren Weir

Weir dreams of another Melbourne Cup win

Victorian trainer Darren Weir will target former Japanese stayer Admire Deus at both the Melbourne Cup and Caulfield Cup ...
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quaddie of the week

Wagga quaddie tips, form & specials for Thursday, August 31

Can we extend our excellent tipping form at Wagga this week? Best quaddie picks and value bets for Thursday racing ...
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Seven overseas countries in Cups noms

Seven overseas countries in Cups noms

Ten international trainers are eyeing their first Melbourne or Caulfield Cup runs ...
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So Far Sokool racehorse

So Far Sokool to make Australian debut

Former New Zealand filly So Far Sokool will make her Australian debut in a 1000m-race at Sandown for new trainer ...
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Interstate pair on song for Memsie Stakes

Interstate pair on song for Memsie Stakes

Le Romain and Single Gaze have shown they are ready for their shots at the Group One Memsie Stakes with ...
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NZ star Jon Snow

NZ racing wrap: Baster to pilot Jon Snow in Memsie Stakes

A maiden Aussie win for Sully and a Hastings trip for Animator also feature in our New Zealand racing round-up ...
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Trainer Brett Cavanough

Cavanough touts The Virginian for Everest

Scone trainer Brett Cavanough has argued The Virginian is worthy of consideration for a slot in the inaugural $10 million ...
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Horse racing in Canberra

Canberra horses outed from Highway races

Canberra horses will be barred from the Highway races for country-trained gallopers with Racing NSW saying they are provincial class ...
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Yankee Rose

Yankee Rose ready for G1 Memsie assault

Yankee Rose has had a good look around Caulfield, including the race day stalls, ahead of her return in the ...
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NZ trainer and breeder Allan Sharrock

Sharrock enjoying dual-role success

Allan Sharrock is enjoying life as a trainer and horse breeder, but his immediate focus is on stable star Kawi's ...
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Former Godolphin trainer John O'Shea

John O’Shea awaits fate on strangles case

Racing NSW stewards have heard submissions on penalty from former Godolphin head trainer John O'Shea for giving false evidence to ...
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New Zealand mare Aide Memoire

Tarzino the target for Aide Memoire

All signs are positive for Fraser Auret's six-year-old mare leading into the feature race at Hawke's Bay this weekend ...
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Gauguin wins at Warwick Farm

Gauguin to make first impression

John Sargent will confirm plans for former James Cummings-trained gelding Gauguin after he sees how he performs against highly rated ...
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Yankee Rose

Yankee Rose gets first look at Caulfield

Yankee Rose has been taken to Caulfield for a gallop ahead of the $1 million Memsie Stakes ...
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Vic racing

Awesome Rock to work at Valley ahead of G2

Awesome Rock will have a gallop at Moonee Valley in preparation for the Group Two Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes ...
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NSW racing news

Noel Callow to front stewards

Jockey Noel Callow has been named as the man detained by Malaysian immigration authorities and will front stewards before he ...
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Vic racing

Rawiller appeals severity of latest ban

Brad Rawiller has appealed the severity of a careless riding ban from the Memsie Stakes and needs one day shaved ...
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NSW racing news

Xtravagant to miss Moonee Valley run

A temperature has ruled New Zealand star Xtravagant out of Moonee Valley and he will be saved for the Bobbie ...
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Vic racing

Options in two states for I Am A Star

Trainer Shane Nichols will keep his options open with I Am A Star by accepting in the Furious Stakes and ...
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NSW racing news

Australian jockey detained in Malaysia

A 41-year-old Australian jockey has been detained by Malaysian immigration after reportedly being found with two passports while boarding a ...
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NSW racing news

Maximum 11 rivals for Winx in Chelmsford

Winx is at prohibitive odds to stretch her winning sequence to 10 in the Group Two Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick ...
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NSW racing news

Bart Cummings to be honoured with statue

The Australian Turf Club has announced it will commission a statue of Bart Cummings to be located at Randwick where ...
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Queensland news

The Virginian to run in restricted race

The Virginian, third in the Group One Stradbroke Handicap, will begin his four-year-old campaign in a restricted race at Eagle ...
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NSW racing news

Winx odds-on to win Chelmsford

Champion mare Winx is at prohibitive odds to win the Chelmsford Stakes and rack up her 11th consecutive victory ...
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NSW racing tips

Midweek quaddie at Canterbury, Wednesday, August 31 2016

PUNTERS have been used to punting into smaller fields throughout the winter, but now that spring is approaching the fields ...
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Vic racing

The Cleaner among 16 entries for Valley G2

Dual winner The Cleaner is among 16 nominations for this year's Goup Two Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes at Moonee ...
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Vic racing

Rawiller to miss Makybe Diva Stakes

Brad Rawiller's hopes of riding Black Heart Bart in the Makybe Diva Stakes will rest on an appeal against a ...
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Vic racing

Tosen Stardom to step out at Valley

Trainer Darren Weir is planning to start Japanese import Tosen Stardom in the Group Two Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes ...
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NSW racing news

Bart Cummings to be honoured with statue

The Australian Turf Club has announced it will commission a statue of Bart Cummings to be located at Randwick where ...
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Vic racing

Arrests over alleged trots race fixing

Harness Racing Victoria has confirmed it has handed over a race-fixing investigation to police with four people reportedly arrested at ...
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Vic racing

Tavago on track for delayed return

Australian Derby winner Tavago has proved his fitness in a barrier trial after his scratching from the Memsie Stakes ...
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Vic racing

Arrests over alleged trots race fixing

Several people in the harness racing industry have reportedly been arrested as part of race fixing investigation by Victoria Police ...
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NSW racing news

Joao Moreira rides six winners at Sapporo

Champion Hong Kong jockey Joao Moreira heads to the new racing season on the back of a six-win haul at ...
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