Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 31st August

This day 31st 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.


Cranbourne racing tips & best value bets | Thursday, September 2

Cranbourne racing tips & best value bets | Thursday, September 2

HorseBetting’s Victorian racing analyst presents his best bets and quaddie selections as well as the top bookie odds on offer ...
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Doomben best bets

Doomben racing tips & top value bets | Wednesday, September 1

HorseBetting’s Queensland form analyst brings you all of his best bets and quaddie numbers for the Doomben meeting on Wednesday, ...
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Kensington betting tips

Randwick-Kensington preview & best bets | September 1, 2021

HorseBetting’s Sydney form analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for the seven-race card on the Kensington track ...
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Sandown Lakeside betting tips & odds | Wednesday, September 1

Sandown Lakeside betting tips & odds | Wednesday, September 1

HorseBetting's James Herbert takes a look at the best bets and top quaddie picks on offer for this Wednesday's meeting ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 31, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 31, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees four meetings being held around the country on this Tuesday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Elephant

Elephant ready to roll at The Valley

Unbeaten galloper Elephant is likely to contest Saturday’s Group 2 Feehan Stakes (1600m) at The Valley in preference to an ...
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Amarelinha

Amarelinha adds to Te Akau’s Australian arsenal

Te Akau’s Australian raiding party received more firepower over the weekend with the addition of last season’s New Zealand Filly ...
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Tutukaka

Syndicates paying dividends for Pike supporters

Like most New Zealand trainers, Cambridge horseman Tony Pike is champing at the bit to see thoroughbred racing recommence once ...
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Raise You Ten

New Zealand-bred jumpers raise the bar at Ballarat

Australian Grand National Steeplechase day at Ballarat on Sunday got off to the perfect start for supporters of the Kiwi-bred ...
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Waller prepares to unleash force of Nature

Waller prepares to unleash force of Nature

Two horses confirmed as Everest slot holders, Nature Strip and Gytrash, will clash for the first time this spring in ...
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Red Verdon

Melb Cup back on the agenda for Red Verdon

Trainer Ed Dunlop is hoping for a case of third time lucky as he again sets his sights on chasing ...
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Glorious Ocean

Treble a boost for satellite stable

Stephen Marsh is hoping a treble at Riccarton on Saturday can be the springboard to boost numbers in his South ...
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Charlton wins at Sandown

Pakenham racing tips & value bets – Monday, 31 August 2020

The last meeting on the Pakenham Synthetic for the season brings winter to a close with a nine-race card on ...
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Sheza Jakkal

First winner for former champion apprentice

Former champion South African apprentice Kersley Ramsamy put his first win on the board in New Zealand when he guided ...
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Five Princes

Spittles looking forward to better things for promising stayer

Promising stayer Five Princes made it three wins from just five starts in his latest campaign when he produced a ...
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Junior

Jericho Cup aspirations for Junior

A never-say-die attitude from both horse and rider saw lightly raced stayer Junior pick up the biggest win of his ...
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Carson River

Carson River heads local double for Pitman team

Capable galloper Carson River provided the second leg of a winning double for the Michael and Matthew Pitman training partnership ...
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Divine Dive

Pike and Ormsby combination back in winning groove

Trainer Tony Pike was delighted to pick up a victory with his only runner at Tauranga on Saturday but it ...
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Eva James

Rae filly impresses with Riccarton victory

Visiting northern trainer Ken Rae kicked off his day at Riccarton in the best possible style when promising galloper Eva ...
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Jockeys pay respects to Mikaela Claridge

Jockeys pay respects to Mikaela Claridge

Jockeys have worn black armbands in races around the country as a mark of respect for apprentice Mikaela Claridge after ...
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Scales Of Justice

Scales Of Justice claims Group 1 Memsie Stakes

Scales Of Justice has provided Perth trainer Lindsey Smith with his first Group One victory from his training base at ...
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God Of Thunder

Triple treat for Hawkes Racing at Rosehill

The Hawkes Racing partnership has taken training honours at Rosehill with three winners led by gun colt Exceedance ...
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Dwayne Dunn after he won on Dawn Dawn in the Nitto Denko Handicap.

Dunn pays respects to apprentice Claridge

Leading jockey Dwayne Dunn has sent his condolences to the family and friends of apprentice Mikaela Claridge after winning a ...
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Melody Belle

Melody Belle claims seventh Group 1 win

Star New Zealand mare Melody Belle has claimed her seventh Group One win with victory in the Tarzino Trophy at ...
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Pippie

Pippie courageous in Caulfield stakes win

Pippie has broken through for her first stakes race victory, claiming the Group Three Cockram Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Wu Gok

Wu Gok claims stakes win in Premier’s Cup

Wu Gok has appreciated a wet Rosehill track to claim his first stakes win in the Group Three Premier's Cup ...
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Crystal Dreamer causes upset in The Heath

Crystal Dreamer causes upset in The Heath

Resuming from almost a year off the scene because of injury, seven-year-old gelding Crystal Dreamer has made a winning return ...
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Scales Of Justice wins the Memsie Stakes

Scales Of Justice wins the Memsie Stakes

Scales Of Justice has claimed the $1 million Memsie Stakes, Melbourne's first Group One contest for the new Australian racing ...
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Quick Thinker

Quick Thinker wins Ming Dynasty Quality

New Zealand raider Quick Thinker will be aimed at the Spring Champion Stakes after an impressive win at Rosehill ...
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Avenger

Unorthodox preparation key for The Avenger

Trainer Chris Waller has devised a plan of regular travel to keep Eagle Farm winner The Avenger fit for racing ...
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Super Seth

Super Seth leads home Freedman quinella

Anthony Freedman landed a one-two punch in the HDF McNeil Stakes at Caulfield with Super Seth leading home King Of ...
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Exceedance

Exceedance makes a big spring statement

Exceedance has stamped himself as a future spring star with his win over odds-on favourite Bivouac in the San Domenico ...
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Super Titus

Hayes has Cup hopes for import Super Titus

Imported stayer Super Titus has landed his first Australian win in the Listed Heatherlie Stakes on a path towards trying ...
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Eagle Farm jockeys mourn apprentice rider

Eagle Farm jockeys mourn apprentice rider

Brisbane jockeys have worn black armbands at Eagle Farm to pay tribute to jockey Mikaela Claridge who was killed in ...
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Mrs Madrid

Mrs Madrid adds to Cummings stable’s run

Mrs Madrid has continued trainer Anthony Cummings' winning momentum with victory at Rosehill where Heart Of Grace has fallen from ...
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My Pendant

Class rise for Pendant after Caulfield win

My Pendant has continued her rise through the grades, recording her fifth win from nine starts in the Clanbrooke Racing ...
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Catalyst

Catalyst all class at Hastings

Flashy three-year-old Catalyst contributed to a huge day for The Oaks Stud owner Dick Karreman and his resident sire Darci ...
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Tim Clark

Sydney jockeys in tribute to fallen rider

Jockeys at Rosehill have worn black armbands as a mark of respect for apprentice Mikaela Claridge ...
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Styling City

Moore’s City seeks stylish start to new season

John Moore is upbeat about Styling City’s (113lb) chances of delivering a feature race win in Sunday’s (1 September) Class ...
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Dawn Dawn

Dawn Dawn makes amends with Caulfield win

Dawn Dawn has made the trip down from Sydney to claim victory in the Nitto Denko Handicap at Caulfield ...
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Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation is in robust health one month out from his return

Beauty Generation has enjoyed his summer downtime judging by the sheen of his coat and the barreling depth to his ...
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Winning Method

Exciting young guns in action at Sha Tin season opener

Hong Kong’s season opener on Sunday (1 September) marks the dawn of a new campaign and with it the prospect ...
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Danielle Seib

Assault’N’Bathory charges to Highway win

Country trainer Danielle Seib has landed her first city winner with Assault'N'Bathory relishing the wet Rosehill conditions ...
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Makdanife

Makdanife produces huge form turnaround

Stayer Makdanife confounded even his own connections when he went from last at the Gold Coast to winning at Eagle ...
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Single Bullet

Single Bullet strikes target in Brisbane

Sydney galloper Single Bullet has returned to form with an Eagle Farm win after a top ride from jockey Michael ...
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Kali

Kali remains unbeaten at Hastings

Progressive three-year-old Kali maintained her unbeaten record at Hastings on Saturday but not without high drama as the Tony Pike-trained ...
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Sukwhinder

Sukwhinder continues deluxe run for Costa

Trainer Michael Costa is a big fan of Delago Deluxe and with good reason after the sire gave him his ...
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Quick Thinker

Group 1 goals for Quick Thinker

Prominent syndication company OTI Racing is enjoying a good run of form with horses from New Zealand and they are ...
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Douglas Whyte

Douglas Whyte is all set for his second Hong Kong debut

One of the most anticipated debuts in Hong Kong history will occur at Sha Tin on Sunday (1 September) when ...
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Irish pioneering vet Cosgrove dies

Irish pioneering vet Cosgrove dies

Stan Cosgrove, pioneering veterinarian and former manager of Moyglare Stud in Ireland, has died at the age of 91 ...
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Mikaela Claridge

Victoria races back on after jockey death

Racing is expected to get under way in Victoria just a day since an apprentice jockey died after a falling ...
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Everest hopes to clash in Concorde Stakes

Everest hopes to clash in Concorde Stakes

Redzel will be out to make it back-to-back Concorde Stakes wins at Randwick when he begins his preparation towards a ...
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Kerrin McEvoy

Feature double for Kerrin McEvoy at Wyong

Kerrin McEvoy has won his first Wyong Cup and also taken out the Mona Lisa Stakes, the other feature race ...
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Guineas hopefuls to resume in McNeil

Guineas hopefuls to resume in McNeil

Caulfield Guineas hopefuls Bondi and Vassilator will begin their spring campaigns in the McNeil Stakes at Caulfield over 1200m ...
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Kementari

Kementari set for Memsie Stakes challenge

Trainer James Cummings says Kementari is ready to go in the Group One Memsie Stakes against a quality field in ...
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Godolphin unveils import in Chelmsford

Godolphin unveils import in Chelmsford

Godolphin's Caulfield and Melbourne Cups entry Mr Moonlight Magic is set to make his Australian debut in the Chelmsford Stakes ...
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Horse trainer Bryan Guy

Volkoff ready to win at 1200m

Former Perth mare Volkoff is ready to win her first race at 1200m at Caloundra after a strong first-up effort ...
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Veteran set for first-up Caulfield tilt

Veteran set for first-up Caulfield tilt

Heart Of A Lion has pleased his trainer Lloyd Kennewell at his new home base and runs first-up in the ...
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Kevin Kemp to test theory at Caloundra

Kevin Kemp to test theory at Caloundra

Trainer Kevin Kemp gets a chance to test his theory about giant gelding Fighting Teo over 2400 metres at Caloundra ...
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Ace High to atone for last start

Ace High to atone for last start

Trainer David Payne expects to see improvement from dual Group One winner Ace High as he increases in distance on ...
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Switch of homes for Cup carnival telecast

Switch of homes for Cup carnival telecast

The Seven Network could be losing the broadcast rights to the Melbourne Cup carnival with reports it is returning to ...
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Pierata

Tramway favourite Pierata fails vet test

Tramway Stakes favourite Pierata has failed a vet test and has been withdrawn from the Group Two race at Randwick ...
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Vega niggle for Dabernig ahead on Memsie

Vega niggle for Dabernig ahead on Memsie

Trainer Tom Dabernig hopes he's worrying about nothing as the Group One Memsie Stakes draws closer for Vega Magic ...
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Factors favour Glitra at Caloundra

Factors favour Glitra at Caloundra

Restricted class galloper Glitra has plenty in his favour as he attempts to win his first open company race at ...
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Vet inspection for Pierata on Tramway eve

Vet inspection for Pierata on Tramway eve

Pierata will have to pass a veterinary inspection after being found to be mildly lame on the eve of the ...
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More Sundays to kick off Golden Rose shot

More Sundays to kick off Golden Rose shot

Lindsay Park is hoping More Sundays can follow his Geelong maiden win with victory at Randwick on his way to ...
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Wellington Cup aim for Excalibur

Wellington Cup aim for Excalibur

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie is eyeing a tilt at the Group 3 Wellington Cup (3200m) in January with Excalibur who ...
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Man on a Sydney mission

Man on a Sydney mission

A Man To Match could head to Sydney if he races well at Caloundra over 1400 metres ...
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New Qld chief steward ready to start work

New Qld chief steward ready to start work

Queensland's new chief thoroughbred steward Peter Chadwick is set to start work ...
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Pike looks to go back-to-back in Sir Colin Meads

Pike looks to go back-to-back in Sir Colin Meads

Cambridge-based trainer Tony Pike is well-armed to go back-to-back in Saturday’s Listed El Roca – Sir Colin Meads Trophy (1200m) ...
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Winx to have Randwick jump-out

Winx to have Randwick jump-out

Champion Winx will make a special appearance at Randwick in a race day jump-out ahead of her next Group One ...
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Stewart to ride in Mauritius

Stewart to ride in Mauritius

In-form Brisbane jockey Ron Stewart will take up a short-term contract in Mauritius ...
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Seymour trainer Jamie Scott

Arena Queen’s long trek worth the journey for Jamie Scott

The 290km journey from country Victoria proved most worthwhile as the six-year-old mare took home the chocolates ...
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NZ trainers after more Australian success

NZ trainers after more Australian success

Jon Snow will be the first of New Zealand trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman's Melbourne spring team to step ...
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Theanswermyfriend in good shape: Smerdon

Theanswermyfriend in good shape: Smerdon

Trainer Robert Smerdon has bigger handicaps in mind for four-year-old Theanswermyfriend who is favourite to win a benchmark race at ...
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Wynne trains and rides a Pakenham winner

Wynne trains and rides a Pakenham winner

Dual licence holder Sally Wynne has landed a winner at Pakenham as a trainer and jockey with Stradista, a horse ...
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What you need to know about Memsie Stakes

What you need to know about Memsie Stakes

A look at the first Group One race of the Australian racing season, the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Tramway to determine Tom Melbourne's path

Tramway to determine Tom Melbourne’s path

Tom Melbourne should give Chris Waller an indication of what races he should target over spring when the gelding tackles ...
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Allergic takes next step to Metropolitan

Allergic takes next step to Metropolitan

Godolphin stayer Allergic faces another forlorn task against Winx at Randwick, but trainer James Cummings is confident The Metropolitan is ...
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Booker to press spring claims in McNeil

Booker to press spring claims in McNeil

The Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra stable has three horses resuming in separate stakes races at Caulfield including talented filly ...
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Cama De Rosas wins at Wagga

Patient approach pays off for Spackman’s Cama De Rosas

After a disappointing debut in February, the five-year-old mare might just have saved her career with a shock win on ...
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I Am Impinge on Golden Rose trail

I Am Impinge on Golden Rose trail

Trainer Toby Edmonds is unlikely to run one stable star in the Group One Golden Rose but hopes another of ...
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Webb mares ready for Caulfield assault

Webb mares ready for Caulfield assault

Two of Stuart Webb's classy mares are engaged for their racetrack returns at Caulfield ahead of feature races in the ...
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Roman Son on ambitious Melbourne Cup quest

Roman Son on ambitious Melbourne Cup quest

Anthony and Edward Cummings have placed The Bart Cummings and the Melbourne Cup on their wish list for developing stayer ...
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Baby Don't Cry

Baby Don’t Cry delivers winning swansong for Widdison

It was a stylish finish to a successful partnership on Thursday as the six-year-old galloper claimed another victory at Wagga ...
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Cellargirl stays on Golden Rose trail

Cellargirl stays on Golden Rose trail

Trainer Kelly Schweida has scratched Cellargirl from a fillies and mares race so he can test her for a Golden ...
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Pat Carey fined $4000 at RAD Board hearing

Pat Carey fined $4000 at RAD Board hearing

Trainer Pat Carey has been fined by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board following an altercation with fellow Mornington trainer ...
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Matt Dale perplexed by Highway exile

Matt Dale perplexed by Highway exile

Leading Highway Handicap trainer Matt Dale has lamented Racing NSW's decision to exclude Canberra horses from late in the year ...
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Vengeur Masque stronger for season return

Vengeur Masque stronger for season return

Trainer Mike Moroney says imported stayer Vengeur Masque has returned a stronger horse as he prepares to begin his spring ...
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Randwick starter keeps a watch on Winx

Randwick starter keeps a watch on Winx

Starter Dale Jeffs has worked closely with trainer Chris Waller in a bid to overcome Winx's barrier antics ahead of ...
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Gollan gets lucky jockey booking

Gollan gets lucky jockey booking

A snap decision to phone and book apprentice Jag Guthmann Chester has given trainer Tony Gollan's mare Sheiswhatsheis an unexpected ...
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Single Gaze right ahead of Caulfield debut

Single Gaze right ahead of Caulfield debut

Trainer Nick Olive has left nothing to chance ahead of the Melbourne debut of Single Gaze in the Memsie Stakes ...
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Eagle Farm work to start soon

Eagle Farm work to start soon

Remedial work on the Eagle Farm track should be able to resume soon with tenders for the project close to ...
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NZ galloper Kawi

NZ racing wrap: Waddell out to make amends on Kawi

Self-critical jockey Jason Waddell has shouldered the blame for a missed opportunity last time out and wants to square the ...
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Sacred Rebel, trained by Tony Pike

Unbeaten 3YOs kick off Guineas campaign

Trainer Tony Pike believes Sophie's Choice could be the biggest threat to his unbeaten three-year-olds at Hastings this weekend ...
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Swissta NZ racehorse

Smart 4YO on trail of stakes success

The son of Swiss Ace claimed some big wins last campaign, so connections are expecting big things from his four-year-old ...
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Sophie's Choice and Sir Colin Mead

Sophie’s Choice in tribute race to Sir Colin

In a fitting tribute to an All Blacks great, Sophie's Choice will run at Hastings this weekend in a race ...
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New Zealand racehorse Astroturf

Trainer in Astroturf’s camp

Michael Daly has two horses running in the Talleys Handicap on Friday, but it is Astroturf he rates as the ...
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Memsie Stakes betting tips

Free form & racing tips for Memsie Stakes Day at Caulfield

Spring racing is back as we bring you the full form, best bets and top bookie specials for Memsie Stakes ...
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Champion Winx ready to extend winning run

Champion Winx ready to extend winning run

Winx has impressed trainer Chris Waller and jockey Hugh Bowman during a practice gallop ahead of her race in the ...
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Winx looks good for 19th straight win

Winx looks good for 19th straight win

Winx has completed her final piece of work ahead of her bid for a 19th consecutive win in the Chelmsford ...
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Eleven Chelmsford rivals for Winx

Eleven Chelmsford rivals for Winx

Champion Winx will have 11 rivals in the Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick as she bids to keep her winning sequence ...
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NSW racing news

Deanne Panya outed for four meetings

Apprentice jockey Deanne Panya will miss Golden Rose day because of a four-meeting suspension for careless riding at Canterbury ...
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NSW racing news

Changes to racehorse syndication rules

ASIC has announced changes to racehorse syndication with investment level doubled and the number of members increased from 20 to ...
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Vic racing

Heatherly favourite for McEwen Stakes

Co-trainer Simon Zahra says Heatherly has improved from her first-up Carlyon Stakes win heading into the McEwen Stakes where she ...
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Vic racing

Barthelona keeps record intact at Sandown

Jockey Ryan Maloney says Barthelona has similar characteristics to his half-brother Under The Louvre following his win at Sandown ...
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NSW racing news

Glenall lives up to hype in classy debut

Glenall has pulled off a betting plunge on debut, winning easily to give trainer Les Bridge another horse with Group ...
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Vic racing

Special gallop for Tosen Stardom

Tosen Stardom has to undertake a gallop over 1000m in front of stewards before being allowed to run in the ...
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Vic racing

Tarzino Caulfield Cup fav after weights

The Mick Price-trained Tarzino has maintained his place at the head of Caulfield Cup betting after the release of weights ...
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NSW racing news

Rebel Miss out for Furious family glory

Trainer Matthew Smith believes talented filly Rebel Miss will have no issues extending to 1200m in the Group Two Furious ...
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racing news

Birchley eyeing another Karaka win

Trainer Liam Birchley has his sights on a rich New Zealand race with Chamalu, a debut winner at the Sunshine ...
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Vic racing

Tarzino Caulfield Cup fav after weights

The Mick Price-trained Tarzino has maintained his place at the head of Caulfield Cup betting after the release of weights ...
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NSW racing news

Winx has wide alley for Chelmsford Stakes

Trainer Chris Waller has no concerns about Winx drawing the widest barrier for Saturday's Group Two Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick ...
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Vic racing

Gallop to decide Tavago first-up test

Australian Derby winner Tavago is an acceptor for the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes but co-trainer Trent Busuttin says a ...
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Vic racing

Champagne Ready motors home at Sandown

The Chris Waller-trained Champagne Ready has overcome a poor start to register her maiden victory at Sandown ...
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Queensland news

Grylls excited about first Randwick ride

Brisbane apprentice Bridget Grylls will have her first Randwick ride aboard Hidden Pearls in the Concorde Stakes ...
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Queensland news

Mobaco can open his Australian accoun

Trainer Matt Dunn is pleased with the progress of former French horse Mobaco but the weather will determine if he ...
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Vic racing

Group 2 Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes barrier draw and updated market

THE $250,000 Group 2 Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes is the feature race at Moonee Valley on Saturday and the ...
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Vic racing

Irish horses top Caulfield Cup weights

Irish-trained stablemates Order Of St George and Highland Reel head the weights for the Caulfield Cup with 58kg while early ...
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Vic racing

Irish horses top weights for Caulfield Cup

Early favourite Tarzino will carry 54 kilograms in the Caulfield Cup with Irish horses Order Of St George and Highland ...
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UK News

Melbourne Cup favourite sweating on handicappers decision

THE hopes of current 2016 Melbourne Cup favourite Order of St George ($13 at Sportsbet) relies heavily on the decision ...
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UK News

Clondaw Warrior on Cup path

Melbourne Cup hopeful Clondaw Warrior needs to boost his rating to ensure a trip to Australia for Willie Mullins, trainer ...
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Vic racing

Caulfield Cup weights to be releases

Victoria Derby winner Tarzino is the $13 favourite for the Caulfield Cup ahead of the release of weights ...
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