Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 3rd December

This day 3rd December 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.


Tony Gollan

Gollan pumps up Ashgrove ahead of Doomben test

Queensland’s leading trainer, Tony Gollan, has labelled Ashgrove as his best winning chance at Doomben this Saturday as he follows ...
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Deceased jockey Chris Caserta

Jockey Chris Caserta found dead by Gold Coast police

The Victorian Jockeys’ Association has this morning confirmed that the body of missing jockey Chris Caserta has been found, bringing ...
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Hawkesbury betting tips

Hawkesbury tips, quaddie & value bets | Sunday, December 5

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Hawkesbury race meeting on Sunday, December 5, 2021. See the top tips, ...
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Glen Boss

Punt Drunk: One last job for Bossy, Kah returns at Mornington

Bossy is back already, Jamie Kah returns at the scene of the crime, and the Sunshine Coast fails spectacularly to ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | December 3, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | December 3, 2021

Eight horse racing meetings are scheduled around the country today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections here ...
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Rosehill betting tips

Rosehill racing tips, odds & quaddie | Saturday, December 4

In-form tipster Nick Lloyd brings you his top picks and quaddie selections for the meeting at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, ...
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Nick Ryan Making Express Sydney Visit

Nick Ryan Making Express Sydney Visit

Emerging Victorian trainer Nick Ryan is hoping to plunder Sydney's prize money coffers with stakes placegetter Express Pass, who lines ...
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Happy Clapper

Final Countdown For Randwick Training Icon

Pat Webster is preparing for life after training but he will always cherish his time at Randwick, particularly his Doncaster ...
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Princess Jenni

Princess Jenni Ready For Rich Country Cup

David Brideoake is confident last-start Bendigo Cup winner Princess Jenni is back on track and ready to run a big ...
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Ipswich Turf Club

Ipswich racing tips & value bets – Friday, 4 December 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Friday's race meeting at Ipswich in Queensland, Australia ...
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Sunshine Coast racing tips

Sunshine Coast racing tips & odds – Friday, 4 December 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie picks for Friday's race meeting at the Sunshine Coast in ...
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Diamond Effort

Mornington racing tips & best odds – Friday, 4 December 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie numbers for Friday's race meeting at Mornington in Victoria, Australia ...
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Jason Collett

Bateup Heads To Town With Guru And Golly

A pair of slow-maturing geldings will carry the hopes of Kembla Grange trainer Theresa Bateup when she makes her latest ...
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Pakistan Star

Pakistan Star Makes Dubai Debut

One of the world’s most famous racehorses makes a somewhat surprising resurfacing tonight (Thursday 3 December) when Kerm Din’s Pakistan ...
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Chapter And Verse

Chapter And Verse Returns To Defend Title

Desleigh Forster has reverted to a tried and true method with Chapter And Verse as he aims for consecutive wins ...
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Will Price

William Price Keen To Ride His Namesake

Apprentice Will Price is looking especially forward to partnering William Thomas at Pakenham on what is shaping as a busy ...
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Hightail

Randwick-Kensington racing tips & odds – Friday, 4 December 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Friday's race meeting on the Kensington track at ...
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Moonee Valley night racing

Moonee Valley racing tips & best bets – Friday, 4 December 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie numbers for Friday's race meeting at Moonee Valley in Victoria, ...
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Classique Legend

Punt Drunk: Classique Legend falters in first HK trial

Punt Drunk brings you a no-BS account of the day's top stories, including Classique Legend's first HK test and the ...
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Hollie Doyle

Hollie Doyle keen to end 2020 on the highest note in the International Jockeys’ Championship

In her wildest dreams, Hollie Doyle could not have dared to hope for a more spectacular year after a season ...
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Kinda Cool

Moreira shines with treble, Lui notches 700 Hong Kong wins

Joao Moreira stole the show once again with his fourth treble in a row last night (Wednesday, 2 December) at ...
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Cheaperthandivorce

Blueblood filly wins on debut at Rotorua

Well-related three-year-old Cheaperthandivorce made the perfect start to her racing career on Wednesday winning the TW Moore 1400 at Rotorua ...
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Concert Hall

James in good spirits ahead of Captain Cook Stakes

Happy versus Grumpy. Not a clash between two of the seven dwarves but a snapshot of trainers Roger James and ...
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Justaskme

Sharrock with further ammunition to fire

New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock has his team firing on all cylinders, as evidenced by his current fifth standing on ...
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Two of de Kock's best bound for Australia

Two of de Kock’s best bound for Australia

Two of the best horses in South Africa are scheduled to be exported to Australia to form part of Mike ...
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Mike Moroney

Chapada chases victory in Pakenham Cup

Chapada promised a lot as a younger horse but only has a Wangaratta maiden win to his credit with connections ...
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Fighting Teo

Teo heading to Sydney for Christmas Cup

Tough Toowoomba stayer Fighting Teo has cemented a trip to Sydney for a tilt at the Christmas Cup with a ...
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Barend Vorster

Vorster cleared after owner complaint

Jockey Barend Vorster has been cleared after fronting stewards in South Australia over an owner's complaint about one of his ...
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Matthew Smith

Kerrisdale ready for Rosehill debut

Warwick Farm trainer Matthew Smith hopes Kerrisdale can kick her career off on a winning note when she makes her ...
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Grahame Begg

Busby out for redemption in Sandown maiden

After Busby's defeat as an odds-on favourite in a maiden race at Benalla, connections are hoping for a different result ...
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Winx

Sunshine Coast Guineas renamed to honour Winx

The Sunshine Coast Guineas has been renamed in honour of champion Winx who began her 33-win streak in the Group ...
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Ben Currie

Banned trainer Ben Currie in QCAT appeal

Disqualified Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie will appeal his conviction and sentence on two charges of bringing racing into disrepute when ...
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Harlech

Trans-Tasman targets for Harlech

A Group 1 victory is top of mind for trainers Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard with talented three-year-old Harlech. The ...
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Silvestre de Sousa

De Sousa’s feeling the Power ahead of IJC defence

Hong Kong ‘gets’ Silvestre de Sousa. It has for a good while now. The city’s racing fans, its owners, its ...
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In Her Time

New dad Avdulla hopes In Her Time can deliver in the Hong Kong Sprint

Jockey Brenton Avdulla enjoyed a momentous 2018 - winning the AU$3.5 million Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes and both principal ...
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Prince Of Arran

Fellowes hopes Prince Of Arran will bring his Melbourne best to HK

Charlie Fellowes has a charm and approachability that is probably nudging Group 1 class but talking to Prince Of Arran's ...
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Frustrations hopefully over for Vase bound Red Verdon

Frustrations hopefully over for Vase bound Red Verdon

It’s been quite an adventure, or perhaps misadventure, over the past 10 weeks for the Group 1 Hong Kong Vase ...
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Weekend Takeaways from the Fairyhouse Winter Festival

Weekend Takeaways from the Fairyhouse Winter Festival

He went off a 16/1 shot but Dinnie’s Vinnie never saw another horse as he secured a commanding victory in ...
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King of the Valley might hold key to International Jockeys’ Championship

King of the Valley might hold key to International Jockeys’ Championship

Trainer Caspar Fownes, the man known as the “King of the Valley”, could play a key part in determining which ...
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Gibson looks for a Gold lining in Hong Kong Cup

Gibson looks for a Gold lining in Hong Kong Cup

Richard Gibson has high hopes that Gold Mount can deliver an overdue Group 1 triumph in Hong Kong’s biggest race ...
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Waller’s Comin’ Through for more international challenges after HKIR

Waller’s Comin’ Through for more international challenges after HKIR

Chris Waller, who has garnered worldwide acclaim as the trainer of champion mare Winx, sees Comin’ Through’s Sunday mission in ...
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Field of 15 for G1 Kingston Town Classic

Field of 15 for G1 Kingston Town Classic

Damien Oliver has been confirmed as the rider of Trap For Fools in the Kingston Town Classic which will have ...
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Comin' Through settles into Sha Tin

Comin’ Through settles into Sha Tin

Australia's lone representative at the Hong Kong International meeting, Comin' Through, has pleased trainer Chris Waller with his condition ...
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Hong Kong International Races: Monday, December 3 track notes

Hong Kong International Races: Monday, December 3 track notes

THE Hong Kong International Races are almost upon us and the final preparations are being made ahead of Sunday's four ...
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Race named for retiring trainer Bill Prain

Race named for retiring trainer Bill Prain

Retiring Warwick Farm trainer Bill Prain's half a century in racing is to be celebrated at his home track ...
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2018 International Jockeys Championship: latest news

2018 International Jockeys Championship: latest news

The Allocation of Jockeys for the four legs of the 2018 International Jockeys Championship was held this morning at Sha ...
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Single Bullet ready to fire at Rosehill

Single Bullet ready to fire at Rosehill

Trainer Gary Portelli hopes Single Bullet can build on his last-start win at Randwick with a repeat of that result ...
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Swacadelic on track for Pakenham Cup tilt

Swacadelic on track for Pakenham Cup tilt

Trainer Aaron Purcell is confident Swacadelic will be better suited over 2500m in the Pakenham Cup after his fifth in ...
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Racing NSW makes adjustments to Saturday 3YO benchmark races

Racing NSW makes adjustments to Saturday 3YO benchmark races

RACING NSW has given the green light for four-year-olds to take part in three-year-old benchmark races this December and January ...
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Trainer Tony Gollan looking to the future

Trainer Tony Gollan looking to the future

Brisbane's premier trainer Tony Gollan is already dominating another summer carnival and is looking further into the future with his ...
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Elsworth happy to be back in Hong Kong with Sir Dancealot

Elsworth happy to be back in Hong Kong with Sir Dancealot

Veteran Newmarket handler David Elsworth is looking forward to a return to Hong Kong to saddle Sir Dancealot in the ...
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Gronkowski bound for Dubai World Cup Carnival for new trainer

Gronkowski bound for Dubai World Cup Carnival for new trainer

The inaugural European Road to the Kentucky Derby winner, Gronkowski, will be off on his international travels again. After placing ...
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Venue switch for upcoming twilight meeting

Venue switch for upcoming twilight meeting

Racing Victoria has announced a venue switch for the December 19 twilight meeting which will now be held at Caulfield ...
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Mishani Spirit to tackle Gold Coast race

Mishani Spirit to tackle Gold Coast race

Promising two-year-old Mishani Spirit is set to resume in a 900m race at the Gold Coast witjh a view to ...
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Two-pronged Eight Carat attack likely

Two-pronged Eight Carat attack likely

Owners Sarah Green and Ger Beemsterboer could have two runners in the Group 2 Cambridge Stud Eight Carat Classic (1600m) ...
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Timely boost for Nason

Timely boost for Nason

A phone call from Cambridge trainer Shane Crawford last week led to a major turnaround in fortune for jockey Jordan ...
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Le Vent Se Leve canters home in the 2018 Champions Cup

Le Vent Se Leve canters home in the 2018 Champions Cup

Odds-on-favorite Le Vent Se Leve won this year’s Champions Cup in record-tying speed of 1:50.1 and extended his winning streak ...
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Winx most popular horse in online poll

Winx most popular horse in online poll

Winx has been named the most popular horse by voters in an international online poll ...
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Jonker adds his name to Millions list

Jonker adds his name to Millions list

Newcastle juvenile Jonker has made an impressive debut to stakes his claim for inclusion in the Magic Millions Classic field ...
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Two winners for Patrick Moloney in NZ

Two winners for Patrick Moloney in NZ

Victorian jockey Patrick Moloney has ridden a winner at each of the two meetings he rode at in New Zealand ...
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Bosanova to dance through summer

Bosanova to dance through summer

Gold Coast mare All Over Bosanova will have two runs this summer before she gets ready for a possible trip ...
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Bart ready for Kingston Town challenge

Bart ready for Kingston Town challenge

Black Heart Bart has continued to please the Darren Weir stable and is ready to tackle the 1800m of the ...
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Gerald Ryan excited about Villiers

Gerald Ryan excited about Villiers

Gerald Ryan's stable stalwart Red Excitement has whown he is back in the groove and will head to the Villiers ...
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Wyong next stop for La Pomme De Pin

Wyong next stop for La Pomme De Pin

The Wyong Magic Millions Classic in NSW is next on the agenda for talented Adelaide filly La Pomme De Pin, ...
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Total Recall wins thriller at Newbury

Total Recall wins thriller at Newbury

Total Recall has given trainer Willie Mullins a win to savour in the Ladbrokes Trophy Chase at Newbury ...
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NSW favourite for jockeys origin series

NSW favourite for jockeys origin series

NSW has been installed the early favourite for the Origin Jockeys Challenge in Queensland ...
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Darren Weir takes winning ways west

Darren Weir takes winning ways west

Leading Melbourne trainer Darren Weir has notched another first with Stratum Star winning the Kingston Town Stakes in Perth ...
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Stratum Star

East beats west as Stratum Star wins Kingston Town Classic

CHAMPION trainer Darren Weir has again prepared a Group one winner as eastern raider Stratum Star edged out local favourite ...
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Silverstream

Silverstream tips out stablemate in Jungle Dawn Classic

SILVERSTREAM has overturned an ordinary run of form to salute in the Jungle Dawn Classic at Ascot at double-figure odds ...
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Hayes eyeing autumn with Cups king Pilote

Hayes eyeing autumn with Cups king Pilote

In form Pilote D'essai's win in the Pakenham Cup was the highlight win of Lindsay Park's four straight victories at ...
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Eagle Farm last race called off

Eagle Farm last race called off

An impending storm has caused the last race at Eagle Farm to be called off ...
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Most Important win for Tony Gollan

Most Important win for Tony Gollan

Most important has shattered the theory he doesn't like the new Eagle Farm track by winning the Group Three George ...
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Doyle gets first Aust stakes win on Malice

Doyle gets first Aust stakes win on Malice

Godolphin jockey James Doyle has won his first Australian stakes race on Malice in the Listed ATC Cup ...
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Sweet Redemption a festive winner

Sweet Redemption a festive winner

Consistent mare Sweet Redemption has claimed her biggest win, leading all the way to take out the Group Three Festival ...
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Pilote D'Essai

Hayes eyes autumn after Pilote D’Essai clinches Pakenham Cup

BALLARAT Cup winner Pilote D'Essai has clinched a second feature race in a month after winning the Pakenham Cup for ...
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Three hurt in Kilcoy fall

Three hurt in Kilcoy fall

Three jockeys have been hurt and the Christmas Cup abandoned after a fall at a dual code meeting at Kilcoy ...
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Takedown

Takedown enjoying work in preparation for Hong Kong Sprint

TAKEDOWN has arrived in Hong Kong ahead of the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint on December 11 and by all ...
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Mihany breaks record in Pakenham victory

Mihany breaks record in Pakenham victory

Mihany has provided Lindsay Park with a race-to-race double at Pakenham with an all-the-way victory in record time ...
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Kuro back to winning form at Rosehill

Kuro back to winning form at Rosehill

Kuro has bounced back to winning form to beat the favourite Nieta in the Listed Starlight Stakes at Rosehill ...
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Winning Rupert to chase bonus

Winning Rupert to chase bonus

Winning Rupert took the first step to a $500,000 bonus when he broke the course record in his return to ...
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Autumn carnival on horizon for Snitzson

Autumn carnival on horizon for Snitzson

Snitzson is autumn carnival bound after progressing from success in a Cranbourne maiden to a metropolitan win at Pakenham ...
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Highway king Dunn grabs record 6th victory

Highway king Dunn grabs record 6th victory

Isla Tristana has given Murwillumbah trainer Matthew Dunn his sixth victory in a Highway race ...
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Pop gives duo a second chance

Pop gives duo a second chance

Two-year-old Bring It Home Pop is set to give trainer Daryl Hansen and jockey Luke Tarrant a chance to win ...
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Float breakdown disrupts Weir runners

Float breakdown disrupts Weir runners

A float breakdown on the way to Pakenham has caused the scratching of Cheeky Babe while also delaying the arrival ...
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Doyle

James Doyle off the mark in Australia

INTERNATIONAL rider James Doyle scored his first win in Australia on Saturday when Trekking won the Schweppes Plate at Rosehill ...
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Tahlia Hope gets first metropolitan winner

Tahlia Hope gets first metropolitan winner

The Patrick Payne three-year-old Invincible Al has given apprentice Tahlia Hope a milestone winner at Pakenham ...
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Doyle off the mark in Aust aboard Trekking

Doyle off the mark in Aust aboard Trekking

English jockey James Doyle has scored his first Australian win aboard Trekking as he embarks on a stint covering for ...
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Able Friend

Able Friend impresses in trial ahead of Hong Kong Mile

TRAINER John Moore and jockey Joao Moreira were pleased with that they got from Able Friend at the LONGINES Hong ...
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Champions Cup

Group 1 Japan Champions Cup form, odds and free tips

THE Group 1 Champions Cup at Chukyo Racecourse runs this Sunday at 4.30pm where Japan's best middle distance dirt horses ...
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Aussies abroad

Champion status awaits Criterion at the Hong Kong Cup

CHAMPION rider Craig Williams believes Criterion will be regarded as a champion if it wins the Hong Kong Cup next ...
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