Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 30th October

This day 30th 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.


Everyone’s Delight

Alexis Badel hoping to extend strong seasonal start

Alexis Badel hopes to capitalise on a positive start to the 2021/22 season when the Frenchman reunites with in-form Everyone’s ...
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Courier Wonder

John Size trio limbers up with leisurely trials

Emerging sprinter Courier Wonder shrugged off the disappointment of a luckless first-up run by cruising through a 1050m trial at ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 30, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 30, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees 15 meetings being held on this Saturday afternoon, headlined by the Group 1 VRC ...
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Bella Luce

Luce the Bella of the Ball

You could hear the cheers at Haunui Farm a mile away on Thursday afternoon. Not only did their shuttle stallion ...
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Sweet Clementine

Tauranga and Rosehill focus for Collett

Richard Collett has two strong winning chances at Tauranga, including Sweet Clementine in the feature event on the card, and ...
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Synchronize

Richards hoping to have his timing right with Synchronize

Having readjusted to the South Island pace of life, Jamie Richards is banking on having the final piece of his ...
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Golden Sixty

Hong Kong International Races attracts a bounty of nominations

The 2021 LONGINES Hong Kong International Races has attracted a galaxy of global and local stars with 135 world-class horses ...
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Amarelinha

Te Akau tackle Flemington features

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards has a big Saturday to look forward to on a marquee day at Flemington where ...
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Aigne

Aigne on trial for The Jericho

Aigne finished sixth in the Jericho Cup (4600m) two years ago and owner and former trainer Neil O’Dowd is keen ...
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Tavi Mac

Heavyweight test for Tavi Mac

You would be forgiven for thinking Tavi Mac had found himself in a Highweight at Awapuni on Saturday. The son ...
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Tannahill

Talented Tannahill a quality addition to Phelan stable

Tannahill was a special horse to former trainer Andrew Campbell and he hasn’t taken long to endear himself to his ...
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Tony Gollan

Lyrical Girl Poised To Tick Wet Track Box

Lyrical Girl has swept all before her this campaign on dry tracks and the prospect of rain-affected going at Doomben ...
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RV Vets Inspect Melbourne Cup Entrants

RV Vets Inspect Melbourne Cup Entrants

The majority of the top 35 horses still in contention for the Melbourne Cup have been passed fit to start ...
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Cannons Adds Overseas Element To Cup

Cannons Adds Overseas Element To Cup

Sound Of Cannons will bring some strong international formlines to Rosehill when he makes his debut for Sydney trainer John ...
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Jordan Childs Gains Cup Ride On Raider

Jordan Childs Gains Cup Ride On Raider

Jordan Childs' spring began with a blow when he found out he had lost the Melbourne Cup ride on Surprise ...
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Eduardo In Bid For Everest Redemption

Eduardo In Bid For Everest Redemption

Trainer Joe Pride's first instinct was to spell Eduardo after his deflating Everest performance but the horse has convinced him ...
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Diamond Effort

Mornington racing tips & best odds – Sunday, 1 November 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Sunday's meeting at Mornington, Victoria ...
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Rosehill

Rosehill racing tips & value bets – Saturday, 31 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie numbers for Saturday's meeting at Rosehill Gardens ...
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Carif

Hotham Runners In Race For Final Cup Spot

Nine of the 10 starters in the Hotham Stakes will be chasing the last place in the Melbourne Cup field, ...
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Flit

Godolphin Trio Ready To Fly In Eagle

James Cummings can make a case for each of his Golden Eagle runners and says all three of them head ...
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Mr Quickie

Cantala Stakes 2020 runner-by-runner betting guide

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and betting predictions for every horse in Saturday's Group 1 Cantala Stakes at Flemington ...
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Denis Pagan

Former AFL Coach Excited Over Derby Runner

Denis Pagan wasn't known for getting emotional when he was an AFL coach but he is struggling to contain his ...
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Pretty Brazen

Empire Rose Stakes 2020 runner-by-runner betting preview

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for Saturday's Group 1 Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington ...
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Doomben

Doomben racing tips & value bets – Saturday, 31 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Saturday's 10-race card at Doomben in Brisbane, Queensland ...
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Future Score

Hotham Handicap 2020 betting tips & best odds

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for Saturday's Lexus Hotham Stakes on Derby Day at Flemington ...
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Surprise Baby

Rich Hill graduates chasing feature prizes

A trio of New Zealand's Rich Hill Stud graduates will be vying for top honours in Group 1 features in ...
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Princess Rihanna

Princess Rihanna ready for Pukekohe sprint

Matamata training partners Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott will have just the two runners at Pukekohe on Saturday, headed by ...
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London Banker

London Banker primed for Feilding Gold Cup

Progressive Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained stayer London Banker is primed for the Listed Ricoh Feilding Gold Cup (2100m) at ...
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Sampson

Evergreen Sampson continues to please

Sampson may be 11-years-old but trainer Howie Mathews said he doesn’t know it. The son of Dubai Destination recorded his ...
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Oceanex

Oceanex in doubt for Cup

Oceanex was the first horse to book her ticket to the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) after winning the ballot-exempt ...
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Morrison to appeal Marmelo Cup withdrawal

Morrison to appeal Marmelo Cup withdrawal

English trainer Hughie Morrison will appeal the Victorian stewards decision to rule last year's Melbourne Cup runner-up Marmelo out on ...
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Marmelo

Marmelo, Ispolini ruled out of Cup by vets

Victorian stewards have ruled English horses Marmelo and Ispolini cannot run in the Melbourne Cup after both failed veterinary scans ...
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Glen Boss

NSW appeal panel to decide Boss Cup fate

Glen Boss will have an appeal hearing against the severity of a careless riding suspension heard on the eve of ...
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Top Of The Range

Top Of The Range wins Group 3 Bendigo Cup

Under Perth jockey William Pike, Top Of The Range has finished too strongly on the inside of Brimham Rocks to ...
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Aristia

Aristia aims for another Flemington Group 1 win

Four-year-old mare Aristia will be striving to add the Group One Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington to her win in ...
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Soul Patch

Keys with two Group 1 contenders on Derby day

Ken Keys will be hoping either Soul Patch or Spanish Reef can provide the trainer with his first Group One ...
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Chris Waller

Chris Waller well represented in Cantala

Recent Group One placegetters Night's Watch and Star Of The Seas feature among trainer Chris Waller's chances in the Group ...
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Matt Dunn's hard work pays with Ashman

Matt Dunn’s hard work pays with Ashman

Trainer Matt Dunn has put a lot of hard work into Ashman and it continued to pay off when the ...
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Linda Meech

Sacked rider’s parting shot for Derby pick

Linda Meech will be watching the Victoria Derby from the jockeys' room hoping Thought Of That is beaten in the ...
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Cosmic Force

Cosmic Force in accepted route to Coolmore

The Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes has been the spring target for talented colt Cosmic Force who heads into the ...
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Jarrod McLean hit with further RV charges

Jarrod McLean hit with further RV charges

Racing Victoria stewards have charged suspended trainer Jarrod McLean after receiving information from Victoria Police ...
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Never No More

Foreign raiders target Golden Eagle coup

Golden Eagle contenders Never No More, I Am Superman and Beat Le Bon are plotting an international coup in the ...
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Michelle Payne

Michelle Payne fined $1k over Twitter post

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been hit with a $1000 fine for a comment made on social media ...
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Marmelo

Marmelo on target for Melbourne Cup start

Trainer Hughie Morrison insists Marmelo is in good order as he strives for his first Melbourne Cup victory at his ...
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Doomben in twilight trial for night move

Doomben in twilight trial for night move

Doomben will host five twilight meetings in the first step to introducing racing under lights at the track ...
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Mighty Lucky

New trainer feeling Lucky about old stager

Trainer David Murphy has been riding Mighty Lucky in trackwork as the veteran gelding prepares for his return to Brisbane ...
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Injury ends Red Galileo Melbourne Cup bid

Injury ends Red Galileo Melbourne Cup bid

Godolphin's international stayer Red Galielo has had his spring campaign ended after suffering a leg injury during trackwork ...
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Capacity field for Group 1 Cantala Stakes

Capacity field for Group 1 Cantala Stakes

A full field of 16 plus four emergencies has been declared for the Group One Cantala Stakes at Flemington ...
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Wide draw for Melody Belle in Empire Rose

Wide draw for Melody Belle in Empire Rose

Nine-time New Zealand Group One winner Melody Belle has drawn barrier 13 of 16 in the Group One Empire Stakes ...
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Field of 15 for Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Field of 15 for Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

A field of 15 has been declared for the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes for three-year-olds at Flemington ...
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Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons to play Sir Henry Cecil

Jeremy Irons will play legendary trainer Sir Henry Cecil in a film about champion Frankel's unbeaten career ...
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Noble Mars racing in Japan

Japan Racing: Form & Tips for the Grade 2 Copa Republica Argentina

There’s a slight gear change this week, with a brief pause in the Grade 1 action in Japan, but Tokyo ...
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Brothers set to fight over Ladies’ Purse at Sha Tin on Sunday

Brothers set to fight over Ladies’ Purse at Sha Tin on Sunday

Sibling rivalry will come to a head at Sha Tin on Sunday when two of Hong Kong’s most exciting gallopers ...
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Callan is back and ready to score again after Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Callan is back and ready to score again after Ted’s Excellent Adventure

One look at the current standings shows just how tough it can be for jockeys trying to make a mark ...
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Cup hopeful Duretto to undergo more tests

Cup hopeful Duretto to undergo more tests

Bone scans taken from stayer Duretto have not shown any identifiable issues and he will have further tests to determine ...
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Jaameh out to boost Lindsay Park Cup team

Jaameh out to boost Lindsay Park Cup team

Jaameh narrowly missed out on a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption when finishing second last start but he gets another chance ...
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Craig Williams tests Melbourne Cup mount

Craig Williams tests Melbourne Cup mount

Star jockey Craig Williams has ridden Youngstar in a gallop for the first time as he prepares to partner the ...
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Cross Counter moving well ahead of Cup bid

Cross Counter moving well ahead of Cup bid

The Charlie Appleby-trained Godolphin import Cross Counter has overcome an injury scare as he continues a build-up towards the Melbourne ...
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Waller to have strong chances in Coolmore

Waller to have strong chances in Coolmore

Trainer Chris Waller has won three of the past five Coolmore Stud Stakes and is confident he has two strong ...
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Last-ditch Cup bid for A Prince Of Arran

Last-ditch Cup bid for A Prince Of Arran

International raider A Prince Of Arran will attempt to gain a Melbourne Cup start by winning the Lexus Stakes at ...
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Racing authorities resolve Cup names issue

Racing authorities resolve Cup names issue

Having already competed in Australia, international contenders Yucatan and Sound Check can keep their names for the Melbourne Cup ...
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Hartnell in great shape for Mile: Cummings

Hartnell in great shape for Mile: Cummings

Hartnell has a big weight in the Kennedy Mile but trainer James Cummings is thrilled with the eight-year-old's condition ahead ...
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Thinkin' Big remains clear Derby favourite

Thinkin’ Big remains clear Derby favourite

Thinkin' Big will start from a middle barrier in the Victoria Derby and co-trainer Gai Waterhouse says the favourite is ...
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Almandin Lloyd Williams

Williams Cup squad light on for numbers

Lloyd and Nick Williams will have Yucatan Ire and The Cliffsofmoher as their only likely runners in the Melbourne Cup ...
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Cup favourite in stylish Werribee gallop

Cup favourite in stylish Werribee gallop

Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan Ire has galloped with his Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemate The Cliffsofmoher in preparation for the Melbourne Cup ...
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Cup beckons He’s Cavalier

Cup beckons He’s Cavalier

Ruakaka Cup (2200m) winner He’s Cavalier is in fine form of late and he could add another Cup to his ...
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Bendigo launching pad for Sir Charles Road

Bendigo launching pad for Sir Charles Road

Trainer Lance O’Sullivan is confident Sir Charles Road can get his Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) campaign back on track ...
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Star sprinter Julius retired after injury

Star sprinter Julius retired after injury

Ace sprinter Julius has been retired. A scan has revealed the Swiss Ace gelding has a hole in his near ...
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Can Yucatan break the Melbourne Cup favourites curse?

Can Yucatan break the Melbourne Cup favourites curse?

LLOYD Williams-owned Yucatan is set to jump as the shortest priced favourite for the Melbourne Cup ($4.50 at Sportsbet) since ...
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Attention turns to Cup carnival for Waller

Attention turns to Cup carnival for Waller

After training Winx to an historic fourth Cox Plate win, Chris Waller is now focused on the Melbourne Cup carnival ...
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Thinkin' Big

Midfield barrier for Thinkin’ Big

Favourite Thinkin' Big has drawn barrier nine in the Victoria Derby for three-year-olds at Flemington ...
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World-Class Flemington's new facilities set to be unveiled Thursday

World-Class Flemington’s new facilities set to be unveiled Thursday

THE Victorian Government has committed to ensuring that Flemington Racecourse remains one of the world's leading tracks after allocating $150,000 ...
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Redzel wins trial ahead of G1 Sprint

Redzel wins trial ahead of G1 Sprint

Dual Everest winner Redzel has won a Randwick barrier trial as part of his preparation for the VRC Sprint at ...
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Thunder Snow ready for Breeders' Cup

Thunder Snow ready for Breeders’ Cup

Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor is looking to Thunder Snow to continue his recent run of international wins in the ...
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Cup favourite gallops at Werribee

Cup favourite gallops at Werribee

Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemates Yucatan and The Cliffsofmoher have galloped at Werribee in preparation for the $7 million Melbourne Cup at ...
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Thinkin' Big

Thinkin’ Big spot-on for Victoria Derby

Thinkin' Big has tuned up for the Victoria Derby with a gallop at Flemington alongside Shumookh ...
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Opie Bosson

Te Akau pondering jockey moves

RIDING engagements for Te Akau’s assault on the Group One New Zealand 2000 Guineas will be decided later this week ...
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Dettori gets Almandin Cup ride, Oliver out

Dettori gets Almandin Cup ride, Oliver out

Damien Oliver has lost an appeal over his improper riding suspension that ruled him out of the ride on defending ...
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Sense Of Occasion freshened for G1 mile

Sense Of Occasion freshened for G1 mile

Doomben Cup winner Sense Of Occasion will be out to bounce back to his best form in the Group One ...
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Frankie Dettori to ride Almandin in Cup

Frankie Dettori to ride Almandin in Cup

Frankie Dettori has been snapped up to ride the Lloyd Williams-owned Almandin in the Melbourne Cup with Damien Oliver failing ...
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Oliver to miss Melbourne Cup ride

Oliver to miss Melbourne Cup ride

Damien Oliver has lost an appeal against an improper riding suspension that rules him out of the Melbourne Cup ...
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Ace High dealt new plan for Derby

Ace High dealt new plan for Derby

David Payne has modified his Victoria Derby race plan for Group One-winning colt Ace High ...
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Cool Passion steps up to mile in G1 Myer

Cool Passion steps up to mile in G1 Myer

Cool Passion is set to be tested over 1600 metres for the first time in the Group One Myer Classic ...
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Yearn

Lupton yearning for stakes success with in-form mare

A VISIT to Auckland next week for Yearn could be the forerunner to the first black type challenge of the ...
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Wohler says Red Cardinal better than odds

Wohler says Red Cardinal better than odds

Red Cardinal is a better chance of winning the Melbourne Cup than his odds suggest, German trainer Andreas Wohler says ...
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Cup another dream come true for Parish

Cup another dream come true for Parish

Jockey Cory Parish has never been to a Melbourne Cup but now has a ride on Caulfield Cup winner Boom ...
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Weather With You on target for Vic Derby

Weather With You on target for Vic Derby

Co-trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman will have Weather With You in the Victoria Derby but have decided against running ...
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Kaonic to make stakes debut at Flemington

Kaonic to make stakes debut at Flemington

Like he has done with Kermadec and Comin' Through in recent seasons, Chris Waller will use the Carbine Club Stakes ...
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Bendigo Cup tips

2017 Bendigo Cup free betting tips, form and odds, November 1

THE $300,000 Bendigo Cup is one of the premier midweek cup races in Australia and it has big Melbourne Cup ...
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One more Melbourne start for Sold For Song

One more Melbourne start for Sold For Song

Brisbane mare Sold For Song will have one more Melbourne start this spring in a 1200m-Group Two race at Flemington ...
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Qewy among field of seven for Bendigo Cup

Qewy among field of seven for Bendigo Cup

The Charlie Appleby-trained Qewy is among a field of seven for the Bendigo Cup for which the Darren Weir-trained Kiwia ...
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hartnell

Hartnell still in Melbourne Cup mix

Hartnell remains in contention for the Melbourne Cup with last year's third placegetter among 36 second acceptances ...
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Fifth Qld jockey out on handling charge

Fifth Qld jockey out on handling charge

Apprentice Rebecca Goldsbury has become the fifth Queensland jockey suspended on a handling charge in the past two months ...
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Levendi

Carbine Club Stakes next up for unlucky colt Levendi

LUCK isn't something that has been in favour of Levendi this spring, but that could all change this Saturday in ...
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Saint-Cloud races off because of protest

Saint-Cloud races off because of protest

Racing at Saint-Cloud in France has been called off after a protest by trainers, owners and breeders against France Galop ...
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Southern Legend

Hong Kong Mile aspirations for former Australian Southern Legend

SOUTHERN LEGEND was a four-time winner in Australia for trainer Les Bridge, but it's now starting to make headway into ...
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Ryan Moore wins Tenno Sho on Maurice

Ryan Moore wins Tenno Sho on Maurice

Ryan Moore has prepared for his ride on Bondi Beach in the Melbourne Cup by steering Maurice to win the ...
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Godolphin primed for first Cup win

Godolphin primed for first Cup win

Hartnell and Oceanographer headline a five-pronged attack on the Melbourne Cup for Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin operation ...
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Darren Dance looking for elusive Cup

Darren Dance looking for elusive Cup

Darren Dance's Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock is back having another crack at the Melbourne Cup with Heartbreak City ...
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Williams and Sheikh dominate Cup field

Williams and Sheikh dominate Cup field

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed has been trying to win the Melbourne Cup for two decades and takes five chances into ...
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Big Orange ready for second crack at Cup

Big Orange ready for second crack at Cup

Big Orange is back for another crack at the Melbourne Cup and his trainer Michael Bell is confident he's ready ...
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Appleby with two Melbourne Cup chances

Appleby with two Melbourne Cup chances

Charlie Appleby has been delighted with how his runners have performed during the spring carnival in Victoria and is excited ...
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Cumani out to better his dad's Cup efforts

Cumani out to better his dad’s Cup efforts

England-born and Australian-based trainer Matt Cumani will be claiming a victory for the Aussies should he win a Melbourne Cup ...
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Curren Mirotic to ensure strong Cup tempo

Curren Mirotic to ensure strong Cup tempo

Japanese trainer Osamu Hirata has indicated Curren Mirotic's best chance to win the Melbourne Cup is to make it a ...
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Ciaron Maher happy to fly under the radar

Ciaron Maher happy to fly under the radar

Jameka is an easing third favourite as she attempts to take out the Caulfield and Melbourne Cup double ...
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Melbourne Cup Day tips

2016 Melbourne Cup Day betting, form and free tips

MELBOURNE Cup Day might be all about the $6 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup, but there are nine other races ...
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Mallyon hopes Lloyd's Cup charm rubs off

Mallyon hopes Lloyd’s Cup charm rubs off

Katelyn Mallyon is the only female jockey with a ride in Tuesday's Melbourne Cup, but isn't feeling any pressure after ...
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Some memorable Melbourne Cups

Some memorable Melbourne Cups

Looking back at some memorable Melbourne Cups ahead of this year's race ...
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Some memorable Melbourne Cups.

Some memorable Melbourne Cups.

Looking back at some memorable Melbourne Cups ahead of this year's race ...
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Some notable Melbourne Cup winners

Some notable Melbourne Cup winners

Some of the history around the Melbourne Cup winners ...
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Martin hoping for no heartbreak in Cup

Martin hoping for no heartbreak in Cup

Irish trainer Tony Martin says Heartbreak City is in really good form heading into the Melbourne Cup ...
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Punters swap the city for the outback

Punters swap the city for the outback

Thousands of racegoers will give up city cocktails and canapes and head to the outback to celebrate this year's Melbourne ...
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Cup win would be extra special for Hayes

Cup win would be extra special for Hayes

David Hayes says a UK training program may just bring out the best in imported stayer Almoonqith in the Melbourne ...
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Buick to ride Scottish in Emirates Stakes

Buick to ride Scottish in Emirates Stakes

William Buick will come to Melbourne to ride the Charlie Appleby-trained Scottish in the $2 million Emirates Stakes at Flemington ...
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Queenslanders to celebrate Cup in style

Queenslanders to celebrate Cup in style

A record 14 racetracks will have meetings in Queensland to celebrate Melbourne Cup day ...
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Melbourne Cup betting guide

2016 Melbourne Cup free tips, betting guide and form

THE Melbourne Cup is the pinnacle of Australian horse racing and a great field of 24 runners will take their ...
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Team Williams

Team Williams with four-horse charge in Melbourne Cup

WINNING the Melbourne Cup is the constant target for Team Williams and this year the Cups powerhouse brings a team ...
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Godolphin star Hartnell

Saeed bin Suroor and Godolphin nearing first Melbourne Cup win

GODOLPHIN is longing for its first Melbourne Cup win at Flemington and Saeed bin Suroor will have two runners in ...
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Jameka betting

I dream of Jameka – Maher looking for the Cups double

IT'S not often a Caulfield Cup winner will drift in the market after receiving barrier three for the Melbourne Cup, ...
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