Horse Racing History: This day in racing 3rd March

This day 3rd March 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.


Colin Little

Colin Little retires from horse training

Cox Plate-winning trainer Colin Little has announced his retirement from the sport of kings due to a lack of stable ...
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Port Lincoln Cup Day racing tips & best odds | Friday, March 4

Port Lincoln Cup Day racing tips & best odds | Friday, March 4

HorseBetting.com.au's tipping expert brings you the best bets and top odds for the eight-race meeting at Port Lincoln on Friday ...
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Murray Bridge racing preview

Murray Bridge betting preview, tips & odds | Saturday, March 5

The Murray Bridge Racing Club is scheduled to host a nine-race card on Saturday afternoon and Horsebetting's South Australian form ...
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Flemington racing preview

Flemington racing tips & quaddie picks | Australian Guineas Day

Flemington Racecourse is scheduled to host a bumper nine-race card on Saturday afternoon and Horsebetting's Victorian form analyst presents his ...
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2022 Australian Guineas preview & best bets | Saturday, March 5

2022 Australian Guineas preview & best bets | Saturday, March 5

Horsebetting's James Herbert presents his runner-by-runner preview of the Group 1 Australian Guineas at Flemington on Saturday afternoon and has ...
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Forgot You at Moonee Valley

Options await Forgot You after Australian Guineas run

If all goes to plan on Saturday in the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m), Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young will ...
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Special Reward

Newcastle Newmarket 2022: Is Special Reward the one to beat?

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees has won the past two editions of the Group 3 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap (1400m) and is ...
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Newcastle betting preview

Newcastle racing tips & quaddie picks | Friday, March 4

HorseBetting’s New South Wales form analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for Friday’s Newcastle Newmarket meeting, along ...
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Moonee Valley racing tips & best odds | Friday, March 4

Moonee Valley racing tips & best odds | Friday, March 4

HorseBetting.com.au's tipping expert brings you the best bets and top odds for the eight-race meeting at Moonee Valley on Friday, ...
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In The Congo racing news

Group 1 stars step out at Randwick trials

A number of Group 1 performers stepped out at the Randwick trials on Thursday morning, including the 2021 Golden Rose ...
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NSW racing called off due to rain

NSW races off due to heavy rainfall across the state

There will be no racing in New South Wales on Thursday, as the scheduled meetings at both Canterbury and Sapphire ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | March 3, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | March 3, 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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Lyle Hewitson

Hewitson, Yeung share limelight with Purton, Size

On a night dominated by the milestone achievements of Zac Purton and John Size, the enduring resilience of Lyle Hewitson ...
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Self Obsession

Self Obsession cements Oaks favouritism

The Jamie Richards-trained Self Obsession cemented her place at the top of the Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New ...
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Arjays Flight

Brosnan searches sentimental Derby success

Mark Brosnan will attempt to honour an old mate when he produces Arjay's Flight as the sole maiden runner in ...
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Pinarello

Pinarello overcomes hiccups to stake Derby claim

A minor injury and inclement weather ruled out a traditional Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) path for Pinarello, ...
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Llanacord

Llanacord wins nail-biting Lowland Stakes

The Stephen Nickalls-trained Llanacord landed the Group 2 Little Avondale Stud Lowland Stakes (2100m) at Hastings on Wednesday to provide ...
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Montre Moi

Montre Moi ready to capitalise in Derby

Otaki trainer Johno Benner believes it's far from a vintage running of this year's Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby ...
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Entriviere

Richards holds strong hand on Derby Day

The New Zealand Derby meeting could be held at either Hastings or Ellerslie on Sunday, but Jamie Richards is hoping ...
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Addeybb

Addeybb back in town for Elleegant rematch

Life has come full circle for English jockey Tom Marquand as he prepares to reunite with the horse that launched ...
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John O'Shea

O’Shea not scared of unbeaten Kiwi raider

New Zealand raider Aegon dominated at his Australian debut but rival trainer John O'Shea believes the locals won't be such ...
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Brooklyn Hustle

Brooklyn Hustle chasing maiden Group 1 win in Newmarket

The racing gods have conspired against Brooklyn Hustle who lines up for another attempt at Group 1 glory in the ...
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Ipswich Turf Club

Ipswich racing preview, top odds & quaddie | Thursday 4/3/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for the Ipswich race meeting on Thursday, March 4, ...
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Defibrillate

Payne has Defibrillate in peak order for Australian Cup

New Zealand-bred Defibrillate faces his sternest test as he tries to extend his winning sequence in the Group 1 Australian ...
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Profiteer

Profiteer on song for Todman after impressive gallop

Mick Price has made a hit-and-run visit to Sydney this week to oversee a crucial trackwork gallop for Golden Slipper ...
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Weather to determine Sir Dragonet All Star Mile start

Weather to determine Sir Dragonet All Star Mile start

Trainer Ciaron Maher is yet to commit Cox Plate winner Sir Dragonet to a start in The All Star Mile ...
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Adelaide Cup trip to suit in-form stayer

Adelaide Cup trip to suit in-form stayer

Trainer Matthew Williams expects the roomier Morphettville lay-out to suit Darvin when the gelding contests the Group 2 Adelaide Cup ...
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Rocket Tiger

Rocket Tiger heading for Todman or Opal Stakes

Having to decide whether to run in a $300,000 Todman Stakes or a $250,000 Black Opal Stakes is a pretty ...
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Pakenham Racecourse

Pakenham racing tips, value bets & odds | Thursday 4/3/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and top quaddie selections for the Pakenham race meeting on Thursday, March ...
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Hong Kong

Punt Drunk: Crosshaven taking the last plane out of Sydney

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the biggest stories in racing over the last 24 hours, including Crosshaven's ...
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Savaquin

Savaquin on Hong Kong Derby trial at Happy Valley

Already armed with an imposing Hong Kong Derby arsenal, John Size could add to an impressive fleet of Classic contenders ...
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Levante

Levante slick from gates

High-class mare Levante ran out a ready winner of her 1230m heat at the Rotorua trials on Tuesday and most ...
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Catalyst ruled out of All-Star Mile

Catalyst ruled out of All-Star Mile

New Zealand three-year-old Catalyst is out of the $5 million All-Star Mile because of bruising to his four fetlocks ...
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Miss Siska

Miss Siska chasing Australian Cup glory

In-form mare Miss Siska, a half-sister to former star sprinter Hay List, will be chasing her first Group One win ...
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Chris Waller

Blinkers go on Slipper hope Global Quest

Golden Slipper hopeful Global Quest will wear blinkers in an attempt to get back to winning form in the Todman ...
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Gytrash

Gytrash on target for Group 1 Newmarket Handicap

Trainer Gordon Richards is confident Lightning Stakes winner Gytrash will also be hard to beat in the Group One Newmarket ...
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Lisa Allpress

Allpress creates history in Saudi Arabia

Lisa Allpress is no stranger to international success, but she took things up a notch in Saudi Arabia last week ...
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Sound

Ballymore set to bring the noise at Ellerslie

Ballymore Stables are hoping to raise the volume at Ellerslie on Saturday when international stayer Sound tackles the Group 1 ...
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Vernazza

Lindsays hoping to extend winning run with Vernazza

The pressure goes on Vernazza this weekend to maintain the big-race run of success being enjoyed by Cambridge Stud owners ...
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Many options for Profit after trial win

Many options for Profit after trial win

Immediate plans for three-year-old Profit remain unresolved despite his impressive win in a barrier trial at Eagle Farm ...
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King Of Leogrance

King Of Leogrance Adelaide Cup favourite

A field of 16 has been declared for the Group Two Adelaide Cup with Roy Higgins Quality winner King Of ...
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Catalyst

Catalyst undergoing vet tests on back

Trainer Clayton Chipperfield has told stewards Catalyst has been sent to the Ballarat Veterinary Clinic for diagnosis of a back ...
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Boris Johnson

BHA to liaise with government over virus

The British Horseracing Authority says the industry's steering group will continue to liaise with the government regarding coronavirus protocols ...
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VRC twilight meetings move a step closer

VRC twilight meetings move a step closer

Flemington is a step closer to holding twilight meetings after a recent track gallop conducted under the setting sun ...
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Dual NZ Group One winner ready for Sydney

Dual NZ Group One winner ready for Sydney

Danzdanzdance has tuned up for her second trip to Australia with a sparkling race day gallop at Ellerslie ...
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Draw crucial for Night's Watch's Cup bid

Draw crucial for Night’s Watch’s Cup bid

Owner Terry Henderson says the barrier draw will be crucial to the chances of Night's Watch for his clash with ...
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Busy times ahead for Waller and Colless

Busy times ahead for Waller and Colless

Chris Waller's Gold Coast stable is preparing for a winter influx of horses while one of its mainstays, jockey Glen ...
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Estijaab poised for Redzel in Challenge

Estijaab poised for Redzel in Challenge

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes says Golden Slipper winner Estijaab is flying ahead of her scheduled clash with star sprinter Redzel at ...
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Redkirk Warrior to chase third Newmarket

Redkirk Warrior to chase third Newmarket

Eight-year-old gelding Redkirk Warrior will chase a record third Newmarket Handicap victory at Flemington ...
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Jewel for two-year-olds takes shape

Jewel for two-year-olds takes shape

The field for the $500,000 Aquis Jewel for two-year-olds at the Gold Coast is taking shape after the various Preludes ...
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Tales from the Crib: War of Will

Tales from the Crib: War of Will

In War of Will’s case, “WOW” isn’t just an acronym. His longtime nickname around the Mark Casse barn, “WOW” could ...
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Code of Honor breaks through in Fountain of Youth

Code of Honor breaks through in Fountain of Youth

Code of Honor flashed enormous promise in his first two starts but nothing went according to plan over the following ...
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Regan Bayliss Adelaide Cup

Bayliss out for reckless riding in Guineas

Regan Bayliss will commence a 25-meeting reckless riding ban after he takes the mount on Redkirk Warrior in the Newmarket ...
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Lees takes first heat of Prov Championship

Lees takes first heat of Prov Championship

The Kris Lees-trained Just Dreaming has claimed the first heat of the Provincial Championship at Wyong ...
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Secret Agenda wins first-up at Flemington

Secret Agenda wins first-up at Flemington

Group One winner Secret Agenda has shown her class in her return to racing, winning a Listed race at Flemington ...
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Osborne Bulls back in Godolphin good books

Osborne Bulls back in Godolphin good books

Godolphin gelding Osborne Bulls has bounced back with a victory after making a belated start to his autumn campaign ...
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Australian flavour to G1 NZ Derby result

Australian flavour to G1 NZ Derby result

The Terry Henderson-owned Vin De Dance has won the New Zealand Derby for trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman ...
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Dixie Blossoms claims second Guy Walter

Dixie Blossoms claims second Guy Walter

Dixie Blossoms has defended the Group Two Guy Walter Stakes at Randwick ahead of the Coolmore Classic ...
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Grunt gives Price third Australian Guineas

Grunt gives Price third Australian Guineas

Grunt has beaten Peaceful State and Bring Me Roses to win the Group One Australian Guineas at Flemington ...
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Upstart Pride back in form for Goldmarket

Upstart Pride back in form for Goldmarket

Upstart Pride has returned to form with a Doomben win and will now attempt to win back-to-back Goldmarket Handicaps ...
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Shoals wins the Group One Surround Stakes

Shoals wins the Group One Surround Stakes

Shoals has taken out the $500,000 Surround Stakes at Randwick, the second Group One win of the three-year-old filly's career ...
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Nozomi

Nozomi wins first-up at Flemington again

Six-year-old gelding Nozomi is likely to progress to the Blamey Stakes and Easter Cup after making a winning return over ...
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Chris Johnson to ride Savvy Coup in NZ Oaks

Chris Johnson to ride Savvy Coup in NZ Oaks

Chris Johnson is pinning his Gr.1 New Zealand Oaks hopes on Savvy Coup. The champion jockey’s agent John Tannahill has ...
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Crack Me Up on target for Doncaster Mile

Crack Me Up on target for Doncaster Mile

Brisbane trainer Liam Birchley's loss was Bjorn Baker's gain as Doncaster Mile-bound Crack Me Up cruised to victory in the ...
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Grunt wins the Group 1 Australian Guineas

Grunt wins the Group 1 Australian Guineas

Grunt has beaten Peaceful State and Bring Me Roses to win the Group One Australian Guineas at Flemington ...
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Vin De Dance salutes in Group 1 NZ Derby

Vin De Dance salutes in Group 1 NZ Derby

OTI principal Terry Henderson paid a glowing tribute to his trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman after the Melbourne-based identity’s ...
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Winx and her place in Australian racing

Winx and her place in Australian racing

Winx's third Chipping Norton Stakes is her 16th Group One win and 23rd in succession ...
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Winx claims Group One record at Randwick

Winx claims Group One record at Randwick

Winx has reigned supreme in the Chipping Norton Stakes to take her Group One tally to an Australian record 16 ...
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Julius wins 2018 Group 3 Darley Stallions Plate

Julius wins 2018 Group 3 Darley Stallions Plate

Race favourite Julius justified some heavy tote support when he demolished a quality field in Saturday’s Gr.3 Darley Stallions Plate ...
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Glendara win ends Baldwin's frustration

Glendara win ends Baldwin’s frustration

Glendara won his first race in 460 days to end trainer Barry Baldwin's frustration with the gelding ...
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Flippant

Flippant makes amends in all-the-way win

After disappointing as favourite at Caulfield, Flippant has led throughout to land a stakes win at Flemington ...
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Winx

Winx wins again in 16th Group One success

Champion racemare Winx has started her autumn campaign with a 16th Group One win in claiming the Chipping Norton Stakes ...
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Santos and Seabrook win Slipper lead-ups

Santos and Seabrook win Slipper lead-ups

Santos and Seabrook have cemented Golden Slipper starts with their wins in lead-up runs at Randwick ...
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David Hayes

Hear The Chant resumes with Flemington win

Hear The Chant could head towards the Robert Sangster Stakes in Adelaide after making a winning return at Flemington ...
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Astor wins Mufhasa Fasttrack Stakes at Ellerslie

Astor wins Mufhasa Fasttrack Stakes at Ellerslie

Cody Cole celebrated the first black type success of his fledgling career when Astor showed her sprinting prowess at Ellerslie ...
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Aloft far too strong in Flemington victory

Aloft far too strong in Flemington victory

European import Aloft is Sydney Cup bound following his first-up victory in the Roy Higgins Quality at Flemington ...
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Kemp makes right call for talented Plumaro

Kemp makes right call for talented Plumaro

Trainer Kevin Kemp has made the right decision running Plumaro at Doomben as the filly heads to a $250,000 race ...
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Nomothaj claims a second Listed race win

Nomothaj claims a second Listed race win

Two-year-old filly Nomothaj has bounced back from an unplaced run in the Magic Millions at the Gold Coast to win ...
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First Saturday city winner for Cunningham

First Saturday city winner for Cunningham

Clare Cunningham has trained her first Saturday metropolitan winner with Just Shine, ridden by her partner Jason Collett, successful at ...
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Fui San breaks through for Highway Hcp win

Fui San breaks through for Highway Hcp win

Fui San has finally won a Highway race after a more relaxed run produced Terry Robinson's sixth victory in the ...
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Ladies First

Suspension opens the door aboard in-form Ladies First

A GOLDEN Group One opportunity is up for grabs next weekend with New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock looking at riding ...
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Wagga betting tips for January 19 2021

Wagga tips & form for Sunday, March 4

WAGGA is hosting racing on Sunday and all eyes will be on the rural city as the weekend comes to ...
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Boris Thornton

New tactics help Morendi in Doomben win

Tough stayer Morendi has relished a new role for his second win in a row at Doomben ...
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Janszoon (GB)

Krypton Factor, Hawkesbury Top Wide-Open Hh The Presidents Cup

One of the three Thoroughbred features staged annually in the capital, the 1400m AED380,000 HH The President Cup (Listed) is ...
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Randwick markets for Saturday, March 3

Randwick markets for Saturday, March 3

RANDWICK is all about Winx today, but thankfully for punters there are eight other events on the agenda outside the ...
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Flemington market movers for Saturday, March 3

Flemington market movers for Saturday, March 3

FLEMINGTON is one of the primary meets in Australia today and as expected a flood money has come in. We ...
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Ruthven pushes Derby claims with first Hong Kong score

Ruthven pushes Derby claims with first Hong Kong score

It was a tale of contrasting fortunes for John Moore’s BMW Hong Kong Derby aspirants at Sha Tin on Saturday ...
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Early morning inspection for Randwick

Early morning inspection for Randwick

NSW racing officials will decide after an early morning track inspection whether the Randwick Guineas meeting goes ahead as scheduled ...
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Dwayne Dunn on Divine Prophet

Divine Prophet chasing G1 Guineas double

Divine Prophet will be striving to become just the second horse to win the Caulfield Guineas-Australian Guineas Group One double ...
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Menari horse

Menari to handle wet if Randwick is on

Golden Slipper second favourite Menari will run at Randwick if the meeting goes ahead on a heavy track ...
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Tahlia Hope sidelined with broken ankle

Tahlia Hope sidelined with broken ankle

Apprentice jockey Tahlia Hope has suffered a fractured ankle after being unseated from a horse at the Ballarat jump-outs ...
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Ambitious crack at Canterbury Stakes

Ambitious crack at Canterbury Stakes

Chris Waller has set Japonisme an ambitious task to claim the Group One $500,000 Canterbury Stakes at Randwick first-up after ...
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Heatherly stays home for Listed sprint

Heatherly stays home for Listed sprint

Quality sprinting mare Heatherly has remained in Melbourne for the Listed Bob Hoysted Stakes on her home track at Flemington ...
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Craiglea Wandoo to step up in Cup

Craiglea Wandoo to step up in Cup

Prolific winner Craiglea Wandoo will step up from being a QTIS bonus pin-up boy to racing in stakes company at ...
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Randwick Guineas: What you need to know

Randwick Guineas: What you need to know

All you need to know about the Group One Randwick Guineas ...
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One-eyed blinker call for Jalan Jalan

One-eyed blinker call for Jalan Jalan

Jalan Jalan will race in a one-eyed blinker when she contests a stakes race at Flemington ...
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Weekend tips

Our five best best for Guineas Day at Randwick and Flemington

PUNTERS in Australia are loving life at the moment and Saturday is another example of why we have some of ...
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Bjorn Baker assesses Guineas starters

Bjorn Baker assesses Guineas starters

Trainer Bjorn Baker hopes Impavido's breeding comes to the fore when he races on a wet track in the Randwick ...
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Beatniks to end three-year stakes quest

Beatniks to end three-year stakes quest

Honest mare Beatniks gets a chance to end a winning drought in stakes races after three years ...
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Quick Flemington back-up for Almoonqith

Quick Flemington back-up for Almoonqith

After being outsprinted in a weight-for-age race at Caulfield, Almoonqith is stepping up in distance at Flemington to run in ...
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English

Is English worth a bet in the Challenge Stakes at Randwick?

SINCE winning the Group 1 All Aged Stakes in April last year, four-year-old mare English has been a punters worst ...
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Dunn learns lesson with Guest of Honour

Dunn learns lesson with Guest of Honour

Matt Dunn believes he has learned a lesson about Guest of Honour as the gelding prepares to tackle the Listed ...
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Track rider Riharna Thomson dies

Track rider Riharna Thomson dies

Canberra track rider Riharna Thomson has died from injuries received in an accident at Thoroughbred Park ...
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New Zealand Derby

New Zealand Derby betting, form and free tips, Saturday March 4

THE New Zealand Derby is one of the most prestigious thoroughbred races on the New Zealand calendar and it runs ...
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RV reports turnover increase in first half

RV reports turnover increase in first half

Turnover from all wagering operators on Victorian horse racing has risen six per cent in the first half of the ...
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Injured track rider still on life support

Injured track rider still on life support

Injured Canberra track rider Riharna Thomson remains on life support following an accident at Thoroughbred Park ...
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Veteran sprinter Sole Power retired

Veteran sprinter Sole Power retired

Multiple Group One-winning sprinter Sole Power has been retired by his Irish owners after a career spanning almost eight years ...
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NSW racing news

Chris Waller ready to make his Guineas mark with Press Statement

EIGHT years ago, trainer Chris Waller went home after the Randwick Guineas wondering if he would ever win a Group ...
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Victorian racing news

Risqué clashes with ex-stablemate in pursuit of Guineas glory

RISQUE will clash with an ex-stablemate in the Australian Guineas, but jockey Damian Lane has confidence the filly has the ...
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Victorian racing news

Quick facts on the Australian Guineas

DISTANCE & PRIZE MONEY 1600m, $750,000, set weights for three-year-olds at Flemington HISTORY First run in 1986 as a Group ...
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Victorian racing news

Xtravagant touches down in Melbourne ahead of Australian Guineas

NEW ZEALAND trainer Stephen Autridge was pacing around like an expectant father as he waited for Australian Guineas favourite Xtravagant ...
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NSW racing news

Kim Waugh to have two runners in Provincial Championship

Kim Waugh will have at least two runners in the $400,000 Provincial Championship with Supreme Effort and His Majesty confirming ...
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NSW racing news

Tulsa to forgo Flemington, set to take on Press Statement in NSW

Tulsa will be sent to Sydney to run in the Randwick Guineas because of a better barrier draw. Tulsa is ...
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NSW racing news

Hawkes says it’s Our Boy Malachi’s time to shine at Randwick

Michael Hawkes doubts there has been a better time for Our Boy Malachi to join Australia's highest-rated sprinter on his ...
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Vic racing

Like A Carousel to target rare Cup double after Flemington

LIKE A Carousel will press his claims for two 3200m Cup races when he heads to Flemington on Saturday. The ...
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Smerdon: Lumosty can use Listed sprint to launch G1 campaign

Smerdon: Lumosty can use Listed sprint to launch G1 campaign

Trainer Robert Smerdon hopes a stronger than anticipated Listed sprint at Flemington can be the launching pad to a campaign ...
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Queensland news

Munce: Perplexity could win a Brisbane or Caloundra Cup

Winter carnival hopeful Perplexity is expected to be forward enough in condition to be competitive when he resumes at Doomben ...
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NSW racing news

Have your say on the best Golden Slipper winner of all time

The public will get the chance to vote on the best Golden Slipper winner as part of celebrations for the ...
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Queensland news

Shortened meeting a winner in Queensland despite drama

Queensland's first shortened meeting has come through with a pass mark despite some major obstacles. As part of a national ...
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Flintshire

Arc de l’Arc Triomphe runner-up Flintshire off to America

French star Flintshire has left Andre Fabre to be trained in America by Chad Brown. Owned by Khalid Abdullah, Flintshire ...
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NSW racing news

Sydney breakthrough could spell end of 2kg claim for Wolfgram

Travis Wolfgram is on the verge of losing his 2kg claim in the metropolitan area after riding his first Sydney ...
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