Horse Racing History: Today in Racing 31st January

This day 31st January 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.


Sandown racing tips

Sandown Lakeside betting tips & odds | Wednesday, February 2

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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Kensington betting tips

Randwick-Kensington racing preview & best bets | February 2

HorseBetting’s New South Wales form analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for Wednesday’s seven-race metro meeting on ...
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Star horse Zaaki

Neasham targets Canterbury Stakes for Zaaki’s return

After a pleasing barrier trial at Rosehill Gardens this morning, Annabel Neasham has earmarked the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes as ...
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Nature Strip

Nature Strip, Zaaki feature in star-studded Rosehill trials

A number of stars stepped out at this morning’s Rosehill trials, with the likes of Nature Strip, Zaaki and Verry ...
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Profiteer at Randwick

Inglis Race Series receives $1.55m prizemoney boost

As of the 2022/23 racing season, the Inglis Race Series will be boosted by $1.55 million, which includes a $1m ...
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William Pike

Punt Drunk: Pikey farewells WA on tough weekend for punters

The folks at Punt Drunk take a look back at the weekend that was, including William Pike's last ride in ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | January 31, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | January 31, 2022

Three horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections here at ...
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Stony Creek tips, odds & value bets | Tuesday, February 1

Stony Creek tips, odds & value bets | Tuesday, February 1

Horsebetting's James Herbert presents his best bets and quaddie selections for the eight-race card at Stony Creek on Tuesday, February ...
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Romantic Warrior

Romantic Warrior clinches Hong Kong Classic Mile to remain unbeaten

Romantic Warrior has repaid Danny Shum’s eye for talent and owner Peter Lau’s faith with a brilliant win under Karis ...
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Zebrowski

Gold Cup an option for Zebrowski after Group 3 Centenary Vase triumph

Caspar Fownes is contemplating a Group 1 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m) tilt with Zebrowski next month after the ...
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Brando

Gelded Brando back in business

Talented galloper Brando was back in the winner’s circle at Ellerslie on Sunday, taking out the HR Fiskens & Sons ...
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Marchand

Marchand takes next step on Derby path

A plan that was hatched shortly after progressive galloper Marchand ran second at his two-year-old debut last season looks to ...
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Mach Schnell

Patience pays winning dividend for Mach Schnell

A patient approach taken with promising galloper Mach Schnell paid a winning dividend at Ellerslie on Sunday. The Shaun and ...
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Monza Circuito

Monza Circuito claims deserved stakes success at Riccarton

It was mission accomplished for underrated galloper Monza Circuito when she led all the way to take out the Listed ...
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Lincoln King

Lincoln King heads Wellington Cup quinella for Marsh

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh registered a notable milestone when he saddled the quinella in the Group 3 NZ Campus of ...
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The Chosen One

The Chosen One sparkles in Thorndon Mile

A late nomination to contest the Group One feature at Trentham on Saturday paid dividends for the connections of quality ...
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La Crique

La Crique brilliant in Desert Gold Stakes

Talented filly La Crique lapped up the roomy surrounds at Trentham on Saturday as she spaced her rivals for a ...
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Provincial Championships

Newcastle top tips, value bets & best odds | Monday, 01/02/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the top tips and best odds from our betting experts at Newcastle racecourse on Monday the 1st ...
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Donald racing tips

Donald races betting preview, top tips & odds | Monday, 01/02/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the top tips and best odds from our betting experts at Donald racecourse on Monday the 1st ...
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Punt Drunk : A dickhead, a dud steward and a potential Superstar!

Punt Drunk : A dickhead, a dud steward and a potential Superstar!

Punt Drunk racing news - January 31, 2021 No, that isn’t the start of a terrible joke that Joe Bloggs ...
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All About Magic

All About Magic takes Timaru Stakes

Consistent mare All About Magic got her just rewards when she came with a sustained finish from near last to ...
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Waisake

Sharrock gets prized trophy with Waisake

Race favourite Waisake completed a plan that was eight months in the making when he stormed home to take out ...
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Force of Will

Force Of Will too strong in Desert Gold Stakes

Matamata visitor Force Of Will carried on her winning way when she proved too strong for her rivals in the ...
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Rain predicted during Caulfield meeting

Rain predicted during Caulfield meeting

Track manager Jason Kerr says Caulfield is in great condition heading into the Manfred Stakes meeting, but rain and possible ...
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Joao Moreira

Derby aspirants vie for position at Sha Tin on Sunday

The road to the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) is shortening with the Four-Year-Old Classic Series already underway and the ...
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Michael Moroney

Sound on track for Auckland Cup

The Michael Moroney-trained Sound is on track to head across the Tasman to target the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson ...
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Prise De Fer

Whirlwind week for Richards

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards has experienced a whirlwind week. It all kicked-off at Ellerslie on Saturday where Cool Aza ...
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Sam Freedman

Small Caulfield line-up to suit Benjamin

After a luckless Australian debut, European import Just Benjamin returns to Caulfield for the second time with a rise in ...
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Races added to upcoming Victorian meetings

Races added to upcoming Victorian meetings

Five races have been added to upcoming race programs across Victoria following a meeting at The Valley being called off ...
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Glen Boss

Yes Yes Yes to gallop at Randwick races

Star three-year-old Yes Yes Yes is among a group of Chris Waller-trained horses to gallop between races at the Expressway ...
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Anthony Freedman

Blinkers off Groundswell at Caulfield

After racing in blinkers during his first two preparations, the well-related Groundswell will be without the headgear in his return ...
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Standout

Expressway start a Standout choice: Ryan

Lightly raced pair Standout and Vegadaze will test the autumn carnival waters when they take on proven performers Alizee and ...
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John McArdle

Humma Humma tunes up for busy campaign

Trainer John McArdle has the Group One Oakleigh Plate in his sights for Humma Humma, who begind her campaign in ...
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Our Mantra

Promising Our Mantra faces class rise

A perfect barrier draw has prompted trainer Robert Heathcote to change tack with promising stayer Our Mantra at Eagle Farm ...
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Jason Collett

Firm track set to suit Godolphin filly

Godolphin will have a hand in each of the two-year-old races at Randwick with In Flanders in the Widden Stakes ...
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Ideas Man

Stronger Ideas Man set for Group 3 Chairman’s

Co-trainer David Eustace says Inglis Banner winner Ideas Man has strengthened since the spring as the colt prepares to return ...
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Sovereign Nation

Sovereign Nation at his best for return

Trainer Matt Dunn believes former Melbourne horse Sovereign Nation is ready to win his first race in Queensland at Eagle ...
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River Bird

River Bird on trial for black-type test

Trainer Jason Coyle will give River Bird the chance to prove her worthiness for a stakes assignment when she takes ...
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Diane Murphy

Glen Ord set for open company debut

Consistent gelding Glen Ord boasts unconventional bloodlines but is ready to take on open company for the first time at ...
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Who Dares Wins

Prendergasts dare to win at Wingatui

Canterbury trainers Tony and Lyn Prendergast wish they had 10 more horses like Who Dares Wins in their stable. The ...
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Alice Tinker

Alice Tinker sparks Westminster memories

Ngaire Fraser reckons she'll never lose her association with grand galloper Westminster, even as she prepares to saddle a two-year-old ...
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Ryan Maloney

Premiership leaders suspended at Doomben

Ryan Maloney and Baylee Nothdurft have hit the lead in the Brisbane premiership but both have been suspended at Doomben ...
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Japanese horse favourite for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Japanese horse favourite for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Japanese horse Danon Premium has been introduced to the Queen Elizabeth Stakes market as favourite ...
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Pierre-Charles Boudot

Arc-winning rider Boudot denies rape

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe-winning jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot has strongly denied allegations of rape made against him ...
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RV inquiry adjourned after interviews

RV inquiry adjourned after interviews

Champion trainer Darren Weir, licensed trainer Jarrod McLean and stablehand Tyson Kermond have been interviewed by RV stewards who have ...
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Darren Weir issued show-cause by RacingNSW

Darren Weir issued show-cause by RacingNSW

Racing NSW has issued a show cause notice to Victorian trainer Darren Weir after electrical devices known as jiggers were ...
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Friday night best bets at Canterbury & Moonee Valley

Friday night best bets at Canterbury & Moonee Valley

FRIDAY night racing is in full swing as Canterbury and Moonee Valley host full cards to see us into the ...
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Brooklyn Hustle wins Mornington jump-out

Brooklyn Hustle wins Mornington jump-out

Brooklyn Hustle, one of the leading Blue Diamond Stakes contenders, has won a jump-out in preparation for her return in ...
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Lanigera to show improvement since spring

Lanigera to show improvement since spring

Trainer James Cummings believes speedy two-year-old colt Lanigera has improved since the spring as he prepares to make his return ...
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Bergerac set to back up at Eagle Farm

Bergerac set to back up at Eagle Farm

Bergerac has done so well since his last-start defeat he will back up for the third week in a row ...
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Trapeze Artist chasing rare double act

Trapeze Artist chasing rare double act

Tim Clark will reunite with Trapeze Artist for the first time in almost 12 months when the pair shoot for ...
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Damning evidence in horse trainer case

Damning evidence in horse trainer case

It's too early to say whether Melbourne Cup-winning horse trainer Darren Weir will be suspended, Racing Victoria's chief executive says ...
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Victoria horse trainer Darren Weir

Can punters trust horse racing in Australia?

Horsebetting.com.au's Todd Davey, like most of the Australian racing world, has been left in shock after the arrest of Darren ...
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Relaxed Vassilator up for Caulfield return

Relaxed Vassilator up for Caulfield return

A course in dressage has given trainer Colin Little encouragement ahead of the autumn return of Caulfield Guineas runner-up Vassilator ...
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Sales success for Windsor Park debutant

Sales success for Windsor Park debutant

As the dust settled at the completion of the Book 1 catalogue at the National Yearling Sale, the results for ...
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Vegadaze to continue winning ways

Vegadaze to continue winning ways

Trainer Anthony Cummings believes Vegadaze can measure up to autumn carnival racing as the three-year-old prepares to chase his third ...
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Jigger case to move swiftly: Stier

Jigger case to move swiftly: Stier

Jamie Stier, head of Racing Victoria's integrity services, says he expects progress to be made sooner rather than later in ...
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Latta strikes early in Book 2 session

Latta strikes early in Book 2 session

Palmerston North trainer Lisa Latta struck early on the first day of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Book 2 Sale at Karaka ...
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Melbourne Cup winner's future unknown

Melbourne Cup winner’s future unknown

Racing Victoria's chief says it's too early to say whether a Melbourne Cup-winning trainer under police investigation will be suspended ...
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Richie Stephenson puts emphasis on Lloyd

Richie Stephenson puts emphasis on Lloyd

Trainer Richie Stephenson says it is a bonus to have Jeff Lloyd riding Emphasis from the tricky 1800m-start at Eagle ...
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Wide draws frustrate Marsh ahead of Classic

Wide draws frustrate Marsh ahead of Classic

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is thrilled with his Group 3 Woburn Farm Classic contenders Scotch and Chiaretta but less than ...
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Valley unites to salute Whyte’s final night

Valley unites to salute Whyte’s final night

It was after 11pm when Douglas Whyte walked quietly away from his final night as a jockey at Happy Valley ...
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So Splendid dominant in Sandown victory

So Splendid dominant in Sandown victory

A more relaxed So Splendid was able to show good turn of foot in taking out the United Petroleum Handicap ...
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Liam Birchley

Victorian race starters banned for Liam Birchley until inquiry held

Trainer Liam Birchley won't front a show cause hearing after giving an undertaking to not enter horses in Victoria for ...
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Hermanito on board for unstoppable Weir

Hermanito on board for unstoppable Weir

Darren Weir has continued his recent run of success in Melbourne city races landing an early treble at Sandown, including ...
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Friday Night Racing at Moonee Valley

Moonee Valley Friday night tips & form, February 2

THE Valley is back this Friday night and we're excited. There's a number of short-distance races that punters have to ...
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Let's Party Marty thrives on unkindest cut

Let’s Party Marty thrives on unkindest cut

The decision to geld promising three-year-old Let's Party Marty has helped David Vandyke train a winning double at Ipswich ...
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Pakenham tips for Thursday night 14/1

Pakenham night racing tips & form, Thursday, February 1

PAKENHAM night racing is back in business this Thursday evening and let's face it, who doesn't love night racing? Pakey ...
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Messerschmitt on target for Inglis Premier

Messerschmitt on target for Inglis Premier

The Anthony Freedman-trained colt Messerschmitt faces a small field in the $250,000 Inglis Premier at Caulfield, chasing his second win ...
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Kerrin McEvoy returns with quality Rosehill rides

Kerrin McEvoy returns with quality Rosehill rides

Hugh Bowman's suspension has ensured Kerrin McEvoy is a jockey in demand as he returns from an injury-enforced lay-off ...
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Rockhampton horse betting tips for 13/1/2021

Rockhampton betting tips & form for Thursday, February 1

ROCKHAMPTON races this Thursday and the Queensland venue has an intriguing seven race card in the offing. There are a ...
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Muswellbrook tips & full form for Thursday, February 1

Muswellbrook tips & full form for Thursday, February 1

RACING in NSW is at Muswellbrook on Thursday as the venue hosts an eight race card to drive us into ...
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Caulfield Chairmans Stakes on radar for Chicago Typewriter

Caulfield Chairmans Stakes on radar for Chicago Typewriter

Adelaide trainer Phillip Stokes is leaning to running two-year-old Chicago Typewriter in the Group Three Chairman's Stakes in Melbourne ...
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Kilmore tips for January 12 2021

Kilmore tips & full form for Thursday, February 1

KILMORE is back this Thursday and a great eight race card awaits punters. There's a number of runners here that ...
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QLD Racing

Queensland trainers up in arms over firm tracks

Trainers have sought an urgent meting with Racing Queensland officials to address problems with hard tracks being prepared for race ...
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Matthew Dunn

Change of tactics flagged for Hanwritten at Doomben

Speedy Hanwritten will be ridden behind the pace at Doomben after showing a liking for the tactics in two recent ...
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Gawler market movers for Wednesday, January 31

Gawler market movers for Wednesday, January 31

SOUTH Australia's main event this Wednesday is at Gawler and we're pumped about what the day will bring. The meet ...
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Ipswich mid-week market movers, January 31

Ipswich mid-week market movers, January 31

THE sunshine state's sole venue is Ipswich today as the Queensland venue puts on an entertaining eight race card. Horse ...
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Kembla Grange tips

Kembla Grange market moves, Wednesday, January 31

KEMBLA Grange is hosting racing this hump day and the punters have made their moves early in the piece. The ...
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Singe Gaze

Single Gaze pleases in Caulfield jump-out

Canberra mare Single Gaze has continued her build-up to her return in the C F Orr Stakes with a pleasing ...
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Sandown markets

Sandown market movers for Wednesday, January 31

SANDOWN is on this Wednesday as the first month of the year draws to a close. Mid-week meetings at the ...
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QRIC

Queensland country trainer DQ’d over cobalt charge

Another Queensland country trainer has been disqualified after pleading guilty to a cobalt-related charge ...
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quaddie tips

Quaddie tips for Thursday, February 2 races at Pakenham

RACING returns to the outer suburbs of Melbourne this Thursday night when Pakenham plays host to our quaddie of the week ...
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Winx a pleasing third in barrier trial

Winx a pleasing third in barrier trial

Champion Winx has prepared for her return in the Apollo Stakes with a pleasing third in a barrier trial at ...
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Warrnambool to host Jericho Cup in 2018

Warrnambool to host Jericho Cup in 2018

The Warrnambool Racing Club will stage a 4600m race in November 2018 named the Jericho Cup which will be restricted ...
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Alpine Eagle to stand at stud in Tasmania

Alpine Eagle to stand at stud in Tasmania

Group Two winner and Group One placegetter Alpine Eagle will stand at Armidale Stud in Tasmania ...
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Henry George

Cindy Alderson hopeful Henry George can continue hot start

CINDY Alderson knows how hard it is to jump from a maiden victory straight into a class one, but the ...
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Zahra impressed by Cao Cao jump-out

Zahra impressed by Cao Cao jump-out

Jockey Mark Zahra is looking forward to Cao Cao's scheduled return in the Blue Diamond Prelude after partnering the colt ...
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Vandyke appealing $25k Yankee Rose fine

Vandyke appealing $25k Yankee Rose fine

Yankee Rose's trainer David Vandyke has lodged an appeal over the $25,000 fine he was hit with after Yankee Rose ...
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Spoils fitter for Chairman's Stakes tilt

Spoils fitter for Chairman’s Stakes tilt

Trainer Clinton McDonald expects two-year-old Spoils to strip fitter in the Chairman's Stakes after her first-up fourth in the Blue ...
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Champion Winx shuns life of fame and glory

Champion Winx shuns life of fame and glory

Trainer Chris Waller says he works hard to ensure superstar mare Winx doesn't receive any special treatment around the stable ...
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Jameka pleases in Caulfield jump-out

Jameka pleases in Caulfield jump-out

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka has pleased connections in a jump-out at Caulfield as she prepares for her return to racing ...
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Star 3YOs returning for the Waller stable

Star 3YOs returning for the Waller stable

Trainer Chris Waller is confident exciting three-year-olds Omei Sword and Comin' Through have improved as they look to Group One ...
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Castelo after back-to-back wins at Sandown

Castelo after back-to-back wins at Sandown

Trainer Clinton McDonald is looking to Regan Bayliss and Castelo to repeat their last-start win at Sandown ...
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Gold Trail in line for Mornington Cup

Gold Trail in line for Mornington Cup

Recent Dubai winner Gold Trail is likely to come to Australia for the Mornington Cup in an attempt to qualify ...
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Deanne Panya recovering from chin surgery

Deanne Panya recovering from chin surgery

Apprentice Deanne Panya is likely to require surgery to repair a broken collarbone suffered after falling in the Widden Stakes ...
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Many Clouds' cause of death determined

Many Clouds’ cause of death determined

A post-mortem examination has revealed the sudden death of Many Clouds at Cheltenham on Saturday was caused by severe pulmonary ...
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Chautauqua runs third in trial

Chautauqua runs third in trial

Chautauqua, the world's highest rated sprinter, has run third in a 900-metre barrier trial at Rosehill ahead of his autumn ...
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Tommy Berry wins Hong Kong Group One race

Tommy Berry wins Hong Kong Group One race

Tommy Berry has steered the John Moore-trained Helene Paragon to victory in the Group One Stewards' Cup at Sha Tin ...
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James Cummings to train Frankel colt

James Cummings to train Frankel colt

The only Frankel yearling catalogued at the Karaka Sale in New Zealand will be trained in Sydney by James Cummings ...
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Heartbreak City set for Dubai Gold Cup

Heartbreak City set for Dubai Gold Cup

Melbourne Cup runner-up Heartbreak City is likely to revert to the Flat for a tilt at the Dubai Gold Cup ...
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