Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 31st May

This day 31st May 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.


Atullibigeal

Atullibigeal thrusts understated Henderson into spotlight

For someone who steadfastly maintains he likes to keep a low profile with his training activity, you can imagine that ...
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Princess Rihanna

Princess Rihanna back to her best at Ellerslie

Consistent performer Princess Rihanna got a just reward on Saturday when she stormed to victory in an open 1100m contest ...
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Michael McNab

McNab riding the crest of a wave

A picture-perfect ride aboard promising galloper Dawn Parade at Ellerslie on Saturday continued a purple patch of form for Cambridge-based ...
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Sapphire Coast Turf Club

Sapphire Coast betting tips & top odds | Tuesday, June 1

HorseBetting's Nicholas Lloyd takes a look at the best bets on offer for the Winter Cup meeting at the Sapphire ...
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Rockhampton racing news

Rockhampton racing preview & value bets | Tuesday, June 1

HorseBetting's Nicholas Lloyd brings you his best bets and top quaddie selections for the Rockhampton race meeting on Tuesday, June ...
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Hamilton

Hamilton racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Tuesday, June 1

HorseBetting's James Herbert brings you the best bets and top quaddie numbers for Tuesday's split meeting at Hamilton which includes ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | May 31, 2021

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

Horse Racing around the country sees just the two meetings scheduled to be run and won this Monday afternoon. Our ...
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Sky Darci

Sky Darci snares Lion Rock Trophy Handicap in a thriller

Caspar Fownes regained the Hong Kong trainers’ championship lead and celebrated the successful race-track return of BMW Hong Kong Derby ...
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Star jockey Jamie Kah

Kah passes Payne’s Group 1 tally with Kingsford Smith Cup win

Jamie Kah became the most successful female jockey in Australian racing history when she claimed the Kingsford Smith Cup (BTC ...
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Pakenham Racecourse

Pakemham tips, best odds & quaddie | VIC Preview | 31/05/21

The Pakenham races will be run and won on Monday, May 31. See all the top tips, value bets, best ...
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Port Macquarie top tips, value bets & best odds | Monday, 31/5/21

Port Macquarie top tips, value bets & best odds | Monday, 31/5/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview with the top tips, value bets and quaddie selections for Port Macquarie Race Club ...
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Mamaragan

Mamaragan back for Golden Rose campaign

The Group One Golden Rose will be a spring aim for the John Thompson-trained Golden Slipper placegetter Mamaragan who has ...
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Adrian Bott

Bott tips a smooth Passage into Stradbroke

Fred Best Classic winner Dawn Passage is expected to thrive on a seven-day back-up when the three-year-old contests the Stradbroke ...
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True Self

Vic spring plans unchanged for OTI stars

OTI Racing has targeted six northern hemisphere-trained horses for the Melbourne spring as officials continue to work their way through ...
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Ballistic Boy

Ballistic Boy to tackle Rough Habit Plate

Ballistic Boy will be trainer Chris Anderson's only runner in the Rough Habit Plate after stablemate Profit was sent for ...
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Les Bridge

Bridge starts Everest climb with Legend

Trainer Les Bridge is plotting an unconventional path towards the Sydney spring carnival's premier sprint after welcoming Classique Legend back ...
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Stuart Kendrick

Nervous wait for Superare JJ Atkins start

Connections will have a nervous wait to see whether well-bred colt Superare can sneak into the field for the Group ...
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Ilovemyself

Caulfield Guineas on radar for Ilovemyself

Trainer Greg Eurell is keen to target the Group One Caulfield Guineas with lightly raced stakes-winning colt Ilovemyself ...
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Julius

Julius builds towards another campaign

Cambridge trainer John Bell is delighted with the condition of his stable star Julius, who again has summer sprint features ...
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William Buick

Buick eager for British racing to restart

William Buick, who will ride Pinatubo in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket, says he can't wait for UK racing to ...
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Robbie Fradd

Fradd to ride Stradbroke day despite ban

Jockey Robbie Fradd will be able to ride favoured horses in two Group Ones on Stradbroke Handicap day despite a ...
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UK horse racing in green light to resume

UK horse racing in green light to resume

UK racing has been given government approval to resume after a 10-week absence because of the coronavirus pandemic ...
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Microphone

Coveted stallion service on offer to support spinal cord research

A service to one of Australia’s most sought-after stallions will be on offer in the 2020 edition of the New ...
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Platinum Invador

Latta welcomes Awapuni synthetic track

Leading Awapuni trainer Lisa Latta is enthusiastic about the prospect of an all-weather track at the busy Palmerston North racecourse ...
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Arcadia Queen to join Chris Waller stable

Arcadia Queen to join Chris Waller stable

Owner Bob Peters has announced star Perth filly Arcadia Queen will join Chris Waller's Sydney stable with the Everest and ...
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Kenedna to continue mares' good run

Kenedna to continue mares’ good run

Kenedna is set to continue the resurgence of mares in winter carnival races when she tackles the Group Two O'Shea ...
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QRIC's Tracey Pelling resigns

QRIC’s Tracey Pelling resigns

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission integrity investigation manager Tracey Pelling has resigned to take up a job in Victoria ...
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In Her Time to run for Inglis in Everest

In Her Time to run for Inglis in Everest

Dual Group One-winning mare, the Kris Lees-trained In Her Time, will run for auction house William Inglis in the $14 ...
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Cath's Village finds form in her new shoes

Cath’s Village finds form in her new shoes

The Kevin Corstens-trained Cath's Village will be shooting for a fourth straight win when she runs at Caulfield ...
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Blinkers go on Lees filly at Rosehill

Blinkers go on Lees filly at Rosehill

Trainer Kris Lees has made a key gear change to three-year-old Reginae who will chase her second city win of ...
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Handsome Thief on comeback trail

Handsome Thief on comeback trail

Former top sprinter Handsome Thief is getting back to his happy place as he prepares to start his winter campaign ...
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Berry big fan of boom youngster

Berry big fan of boom youngster

A two-year-old who scored a breathtaking win on debut headlines a stellar book of Rosehill rides for in-form jockey Tommy ...
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On The White Turf gets Qld Oaks start

On The White Turf gets Qld Oaks start

Sydney filly On The White Turf has gained a start in the Queensland Oaks after Belle Roc suffered a trackwork ...
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Caulfield class rise for William Thomas

Caulfield class rise for William Thomas

After victory in a restricted race at his most recent outing, William Thomas faces a class rise at Caulfield which ...
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Jockey Jeff Lloyd confirms retirement

Jockey Jeff Lloyd confirms retirement

Champion jockey Jeff Lloyd has set a date for his retirement after the Brisbane winter carnival ...
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Pinmedown

Moroney expects bold showing from Doomben trio

Trainer Mike Moroney is pleased with the progress of his three runners at Doomben on Saturday, with the trio set ...
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Cinzento

Calmer Cinzento ready for Castletown

A noticeable change in attitude is giving Hastings trainer John Bary optimism for a bold showing from Dalghar filly Cinzento ...
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Ocean Emperor

Time called on Ocean Emperor’s career

Three-time Group 2 winner Ocean Emperor has been retired from racing and is about to embark on a stud career ...
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Eric slips into stakes racing at Doomben

Eric slips into stakes racing at Doomben

The unlikely named Eric The Eel can earn himself a Group One start if he races well at Doomben ...
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Queen to unveil Piggott bronze at Epsom

Queen to unveil Piggott bronze at Epsom

The Queen will unveil a bronze life-size statue of nine-time Derby-winning jockey Lester Piggott at Epsom ...
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Sir Dragonet heads O'Brien Derby assault

Sir Dragonet heads O’Brien Derby assault

Chester Vase winner Sir Dragonet heads trainer Aidan O'Brien's seven runners in a field of 13 declared for the Derby ...
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Australian gambling on horses

Gosford double for trainer Jeremy Gask

Jeremy Gask has trained two winners at Gosford to cement his return to Australia after a decade in England ...
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Barrier problem for Tarzan at the Coast

Barrier problem for Tarzan at the Coast

Trainer Stuart Kendrick hopes the outside barrier won't be the problem it seems for Tarzan in the Lightning Handicap at ...
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The show rolls on for Weir at the Valley

The show rolls on for Weir at the Valley

After a quiet week numbers-wise for leading trainer Darren Weir, he will have a strong hand when racing makes a ...
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Western Express on track as Size aims a 10th shot at Yasuda Kinen

Western Express on track as Size aims a 10th shot at Yasuda Kinen

John Size will take a 10th shot at winning the Group 1 Yasuda Kinen (1600m) on Sunday (3 June) and ...
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Wanganui conditions the query for Baker-Forsman pair

Wanganui conditions the query for Baker-Forsman pair

A drying Wanganui track and the prospect of a holding surface is Cambridge trainer Andrew Forsman's main reservation with talented ...
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RAD Board dismisses charge against Egan

RAD Board dismisses charge against Egan

Jockey Billy Egan has had a charge over a ride at Mornington dismissed by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board ...
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Special Missile zeroes in on elusive win

Special Missile zeroes in on elusive win

Special Missile will be out to end a frustrating string of near misses when he continues a consistent preparation in ...
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Werther

‘Forgotten’ Werther out to continue Moore’s perfect Lion Rock record

Trainer John Moore is hopeful that his “forgotten” stable star Werther can defy top-weight fresh in Sunday’s (3 June) Group ...
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Distance mix for Spectroscope

Distance mix for Spectroscope

Godolphin's head trainer James Cummings has decided to bring Spectroscope back in distance in an effort to get him back ...
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Violent Snow

Violent Snow out to end year-long drought

The Jason Warren-trained Violent Snow will try to cause an upset for the second straight year in a benchmark race ...
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Skye Bogenhuber reunites with The Monstar

Skye Bogenhuber reunites with The Monstar

Toowoomba jockey Skye Bogenhuber will be reunited with The Monstar in the Group Two Moreton Cup at the Sunshine Coast ...
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Ben Currie

Ben Currie transfers some stable horses

Suspended trainer Ben Currie has transferred some of his stable's horses to other trainers so they can run as he ...
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Hunter a chance at more Valley success

Hunter a chance at more Valley success

Trainer Jerome Hunter has two runners set to clash in a sprint race at Moonee Valley as he bids to ...
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Damian Browne to defend Coast crown

Damian Browne to defend Coast crown

Jockey Damian Browne is ready to defend his title as King of the Sunshine Coast at the track's first Group ...
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Winona Costin riding high with Ronstar

Winona Costin riding high with Ronstar

Jockey Winona Costin is happily absorbing the pressure associated with riding Ronstar as the swayback gelding aims to remain unbeaten ...
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Bruce Hill

Trainer Bruce Hill forgives Man poor run

Trainer Bruce Hill has decided to continue a middle distance campaign with Man Of His Word despite the gelding's poor ...
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Group One winner Secret Agenda retired

Group One winner Secret Agenda retired

The Mick Price-trained Secret Agenda has been retired from racing with seven wins from 23 starts including the 2017 Group ...
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Handsome can cause Stradbroke problems

Handsome can cause Stradbroke problems

A win by Handsome Thief in the Moreton Cup would cause problems for his trainer Darren Weir in qualifying all ...
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Townsville market movers for Thursday, May 31

Townsville market movers for Thursday, May 31

TOWNSVILLE is the sunshine state's key meeting this Thursday and the punters have not been shy about making their investments ...
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NZ jockey Waddell taking extended break

NZ jockey Waddell taking extended break

Group One-winning New Zealand jockey Jason Waddell will take an extended break from riding because of ill health ...
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Trainer playing guessing game with new recruit

Trainer playing guessing game with new recruit

Michael Daly is certain Ballybay will give a good sight at the Phar Lap Raceway on Friday, but he’s unsure ...
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Harness Jewels horses to be tested

Harness Jewels horses to be tested

Ten horses scheduled to compete at New Zealand's Harness Jewels meeting will be tested amid fears of human-to-horse contamination of ...
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Waddell taking time out Talented Cambridge jockey

Waddell taking time out Talented Cambridge jockey

Jason Waddell won’t be riding again until the new season. He is taking an extended break following the loss of ...
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Gosford market movers for Thursday, May 31

Gosford market movers for Thursday, May 31

RACING in NSW is at Gosford today as the track plays host to a strong eight race card. The team ...
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James McDonald to ride at Royal Ascot

James McDonald to ride at Royal Ascot

James McDonald has been booked to ride Equilateral in the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot with the sprinter a possible ...
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Chris Waller

Waller to have seven in Queensland Oaks

Trainer Chris Waller will have seven runners in the Group One Queensland Oaks at Doomben ...
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Nurse Kitchen

Nurse Kitchen tops first day of sale

Group Two-winning filly Nurse Kitchen has fetched $1.7 million to top the first day of the National Broodmare Sale ...
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Aidan OBrien

Aidan O’Brien to have six Derby runners

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has six likely runners taking on the favourite Cracksman in the Derby at Epsom ...
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Trainer, stablehand face Moe tubing charge

Trainer, stablehand face Moe tubing charge

Racing Victoria stewards have concluded an inquiry into the alleged stomach-tubing of a horse that led to it's scratching at ...
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Warwick Farm jockeys walk away from falls

Warwick Farm jockeys walk away from falls

Tim Clark and Nick Heywood were fortunate to escape serious injury after their mounts fell during a dramatic end to ...
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Doomben

Nomination mix up forces Te Akau to fork out late acceptance fees

NEW Zealand racing powerhouse Te Akau Racing has indicated it will pay late entries for both Melody Belle and Shocking ...
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Promising Vic apprentices to head overseas

Promising Vic apprentices to head overseas

Apprentice jockeys Lachlan King and Ethan Brown are heading overseas to gain more experience ...
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Benz Gordon Richards

Prize money lures Richards to the Valley

Twice the prize money and a luctrative bonus have lured Adelaide trainer Gordon Richards to Moonee Valley with Benz ...
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Doomben

Group One Tatt’s Tiara switched to Doomben

The final Group One race of the Australian season, the Tattersall's Tiara, will now be run at Doomben instead of ...
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Cannon Racing

Pat Cannon quartet looking to break maiden grade this weekend

PRINCESS Park's Pat Cannon will line up a quartet of fillies this weekend in the hopes that they can exit ...
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Fontein Lad Greg Eurell

Fontein Lad warms up for Queensland Derby

Cranbourne galloper Fontein Lad has confirmed he is a genuine chance in the Queensland Derby with a strong win at ...
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Exciting racing future for Pfieffer filly

Exciting racing future for Pfieffer filly

I Am Excited has recovered from a sluggish start to win at Warwick Farm for trainer David Pfieffer ...
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Coolring out to earn Qld winter campaign

Coolring out to earn Qld winter campaign

Bjorn Baker is challenging Coolring to prove himself worthy of a Queensland winter carnival start when he lines up in ...
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Rosehill

Rosehill racing form and free tips, Saturday June 3

PUNTERS can get some early value at Rosehill this Saturday and we have form and free tips for the entire ...
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Have Another Glass in spring carnival test

Have Another Glass in spring carnival test

Country South Australian trainer Sue Jaensch doesn't want to get too far ahead of herself with Have Another Glass ...
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Schweida filly struts to Ipswich victory

Schweida filly struts to Ipswich victory

Trainer Kelly Schweida has prepared two-year-old filly Darktown Strutter for an easy win at Ipswich ...
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Jamie Richards

NZ trio on the outer for Brisbane majors

The Stephen Autridge-Jamie Richards partnership faces an $80,000 late-entry bill after missing first acceptance payments for three Brisbane Group One ...
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Dry track to help Blanco Cara in Qld Oaks

Dry track to help Blanco Cara in Qld Oaks

The likelihood of a good track at Doomben has boosted the chances of Blanco Cara stopping an all-out Queensland Oaks ...
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Laurie Laxon

Laurie Laxon to return to New Zealand

Trainer Laurie Laxon will leave Singapore after 17 years to return to New Zealand to train for Sir Peter Vela ...
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Crownbet Market movers

Market movers for Saturday at Randwick, Eagle Farm and Sandown

THE big talking point from last Saturday's racing action was the state of the Eagle Farm track, but punters still ...
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NSW racing news

Van Gestel rolls dice with Casino Dancer

Casino Dancer will be out to make the most of a second chance with trainer Mike Van Gestel when she ...
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Vic racing

Meeting switch not ideal for Jalan Jalan

Colin Little says it is frustrating that his filly Jalan Jalan is faced with a venue change and distance increase ...
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Vic racing

Bowman to make Singapore cameo appearance

Hugh Bowman has been granted a one-day licence to ride Fastnet Dragon in the Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Singapore ...
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Vic racing

Bowman to make Singapore cameo appearance

Hugh Bowman has been granted a one-day licence to ride Fastnet Dragon in the Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Singapore ...
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NSW racing news

Desire to make a mark sparks Rebeka Prest

Wagga Wagga-based apprentice jockey Rebeka Prest has had an up-and-down start on the professional circuit after 80 wins as an ...
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Vic racing

Damien Oliver confirmed for Stradbroke fav

Azkadellia has recovered well from her placing in the Doomben 10,000 with trainer Ciaron Maher expecting further improvement for the ...
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Vic racing

Alaskan Rose to tackle G1 Queensland Oaks

Trainer Mike Moroney is hoping it is third time lucky at Group One level for three-year-old filly Alaskan Rose n ...
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NSW racing news

Ghisoni out of the Stradbroke Handicap

Godolphin has decided not to run Ghisoni in the Stradbroke Handicap with the filly to instead have her next start ...
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NSW racing news

Kathy O’Hara returns at Hawkesbury

Jockey Kathy O'Hara will make her return from injury ahead of schedule when she rides at Hawkesbury ...
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UK News

Seven Derby hopefuls left for O’Brien

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has seven entries at the latest declaration stage for the Epsom Derby which he has won six ...
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Vic racing

Damien Oliver set for Sandown return

After being suspended at the Warrnambool three-day meeting for failing a breath test, Damien Oliver will make his return at ...
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