Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 4th October

This day 4th October 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.


Punt Drunk: Bowman brings up Group 1 ton

Punt Drunk: Bowman brings up Group 1 ton

Punt Drunk returns for another Monday as we look back on the weekend of racing that was, including Hugh Bowman's ...
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Goulburn betting tips, top odds & quaddie | Tuesday, October 5

Goulburn betting tips, top odds & quaddie | Tuesday, October 5

HorseBetting's New South Wales racing tipster brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the Goulburn meeting ...
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Mildura Racing Club

Mildura betting preview, top tips & odds | Tuesday, October 5

Mildura plays host to an eight-race card on Tuesday, October 5. See all of the top tips, value bets & ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 4, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 4, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees four meetings being held on this Monday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Te Kahu

Thrilling finish to Great Northern Steeplechase

After competing for the full six-kilometre distance of a gruelling Diprose Miller Great Northern Steeplechase (6200m), less than half a ...
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Miss Tycoon Rose

Miss Tycoon Rose sets special mark for Pitman

A comfortable victory by Miss Tycoon Rose at Riccarton on Saturday provided co-trainer Michael Pitman with more than the usual ...
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Justacanta

Plan comes to fruition for Justacanta

A thrilling victory by Justacanta in Saturday’s Listed Paris Lane Stakes (1410m) at Flemington saw the successful culmination of a ...
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Sunshine Coast racing tips

Sunshine Coast Sunday Races Horse Betting Tips & preview

What Sunny Coast Races Where Corbould Park, Pierce Ave Caloundra, QLD When Sunday, October 4, 2020 First Race 1:40PM AEDT ...
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Kyneton Racing Club

Kyneton Sunday Races Horse Betting Tips & Best Bets

What Kyneton Races Where Kyneton Racecourse, Campaspe Place Kyneton, VIC When Sunday, October 4, 2020 First Race 1:00PM AEDT Watch ...
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Probabeel

Probabeel provides Richards with Group 1 double

Star Kiwi mare Probabeel capped another stellar day for outstanding young trainer Jamie Richards when winning the Group 1 Epsom ...
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Melody Belle

Group 1 quinella for Richards in Hawke’s Bay feature

In a thrilling finish to the Group 1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) at Hastings it was the Jamie Richards-trained pair ...
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Aegon

Blanket finish to Hawke’s Bay Guineas

The judge has his work cut out at Hastings on Saturday as he perused the photo finish to one of ...
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Matchmaker

Local win in Canterbury Belle Stakes

Local filly Matchmaker gave her rivals a start and a beating when she took out Saturday’s Listed New Zealand Bloodstock ...
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Follow Your Dreams

Rae colt dominates Riccarton two-year-old contest

Ruakaka trainer Kenny Rae is no stranger to spring success at Riccarton with early season two-year-olds and he was at ...
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Finche

Waller with two chances in Group 1 Turnbull

Chris Waller has trained the winner of three of the past four Turnbull Stakes at Flemington and has Finche and ...
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Brutal

Hawkes bullish over Brutal return

Doncaster Mile winner Brutal will resume in the Premiere Stakes as he heads towards a start in the $7.5 million ...
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Gundagai's Len Tozer receives top award

Gundagai’s Len Tozer receives top award

Len Tozer, the secretary/manager of the Gundagai Race Club for 50 years, has been honoured with the Simon Nivison Award ...
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Tye Angland joins spring carnival coverage

Tye Angland joins spring carnival coverage

Former jockey Tye Angland has been added to Channel 7's racing commentary team for the spring carnival ...
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Sunlight

Everest contenders to clash in Group 2 Gilgai

Everest contenders Sunlight and Santa Ana Lane will clash in the Group Two Gilgai at Flemington, two weeks before the ...
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Surprise Baby

Surprise Baby favourite to earn Cup berth

The TAB has taken a big bet on Surprise Baby to win the Melbourne Cup, the day before he attempts ...
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Key points about the Metropolitan Handicap

Key points about the Metropolitan Handicap

All the key statistics and history surrounding the Group One Metropolitan Handicap ...
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Chris Waller

Kolding on top for Waller in Epsom

Chris Waller will saddle up almost a third of the Epsom Handicap field as he looks to win the prestigious ...
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Mystic Journey

Mystic Journey can stamp Plate credentials

Trainer Adam Trinder is confident Mystic Journey will run a strong 2000m in the Turnbull Stakes when the mare gets ...
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Chiaretta

Chiaretta breaks maidens at Te Rapa

Well-related filly Chiaretta showed she has inherited her share of the family ability when coming from well off the pace ...
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Trainer Amy Usher makes Sydney debut

Trainer Amy Usher makes Sydney debut

Trainer Amy Usher will make her Sydney metropolitan debut with Lamelo in the Breeders' Plate at the Epsom Handicap meeting ...
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Mark Newnham

Newnham, Dolan chase Metrop Dream

Master and apprentice will combine when trainer Mark Newnham and jockey Robbie Dolan team up in the Group One Metropolitan ...
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Mildred

Small field for Maribyrnong Trial Stakes

A couple of juveniles with race experience will clash with a few unraced horses in Melbourne's first two-year-old stakes race ...
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Key points about the Flight Stakes

Key points about the Flight Stakes

All the facts, figures and history behind the Flight Stakes, a Group One race for three-year-old fillies over 1600m at ...
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St Covet's Spirit

Jason Coyle gets in the Group 1 Spirit

Jason Coyle has no qualms taking on Flight Stakes fancies Funstar and Probabeel with St Covet's Spirit and will not ...
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Facts and figures on G1 Turnbull Stakes

Facts and figures on G1 Turnbull Stakes

What you need to know about the Group One Turnbull Stakes at Flemington ...
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Deploy

Deploy out to break drought at Farm

Stakes-performed sprinter Deploy will chase his first win in more than two years when he heads to Eagle Farm ...
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Nature Strip

Rugby, Racing and Trophies

As All Blacks coach Steve Hansen currently plots a path that could see his beloved national team secure the Rugby ...
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Dawn Patrol

Feature targets for Ritchie pair

Cambridge trainer Frank Ritchie is heading into the last day of the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival in high spirits. The ...
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Crystal Ocean snapped up by Coolmore

Crystal Ocean snapped up by Coolmore

Crystal Ocean is to stand at Coolmore's Beeches Stud as a National Hunt stallion ...
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Enable

Enable to jump from barrier nine in Arc

Enable will start from barrier nine in her bid for an unprecedented third win in the Prix de l'Arc de ...
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Stella Victoria sets record in Doomben win

Stella Victoria sets record in Doomben win

Tough mare Stella Victoria has showed her stakes-winning ability with a class-record win at Doomben ...
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Patience approach works for Alpine Dancer

Patience approach works for Alpine Dancer

Trainer Robert Heathcote's noted patience with his horses has continued to pay off with Alpine Dancer winning at Doomben ...
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Gosford double for Marsh

Gosford double for Marsh

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh made a flying visit to Gosford, just outside of Sydney, on Thursday to saddle a pair ...
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Moir flop Nature Strip out of $13m Everest

Moir flop Nature Strip out of $13m Everest

The Australian Turf Club has confirmed Nature Strip will not run in $13 million Everest in its slot ...
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Blair House set for Caulfield debut in G1

Blair House set for Caulfield debut in G1

Godolphin galloper Blair House will be the third horse from Charlie Appleby's contingent to run at Caulfield during the spring ...
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QRIC

QRIC launch inquiry at Les Kelly stables after Gold Coast meeting

A Stewards Inquiry was commenced yesterday after the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Integrity Investigations Team (IIT) reported what they ...
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In Her Time Provincial horse of the year

In Her Time Provincial horse of the year

In Her Time and The Monstar have been named provincial and country horse of the year respectively ...
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Viddora makes amends in G1 Moir Stakes

Viddora makes amends in G1 Moir Stakes

Viddora has returned to Moonee Valley to claim victory in the Moir Stakes after being beaten narrowly in the Group ...
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The Taj Mahal holds off late Valley lunge

The Taj Mahal holds off late Valley lunge

The Taj Mahal has progressed his Caulfield Cup claims holding off a late surge from Gallic Chieftain to win the ...
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I Am A Star too strong in Stocks Stakes

I Am A Star too strong in Stocks Stakes

Trainer Shane Nichols is eyeing Group One races with I Am A Star after her all-the-way win in the Stocks ...
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Futooh chasing Flight Stakes upset

Futooh chasing Flight Stakes upset

The Lindsay Park stable will be represented by two fillies in the Flight Stakes including Futooh who David Hayes believes ...
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The G1 Metropolitan: what you need to know

The G1 Metropolitan: what you need to know

All the key comments and history surrounding the Group One Metropolitan Handicap at Randwick on Saturday ...
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What you need to know about the Epsom

What you need to know about the Epsom

All the facts, figures and history behind the Epsom Handicap ...
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Wall Of Fire returns in The Metropolitan

Wall Of Fire returns in The Metropolitan

Imported stayer Wall Of Fire makes his return from a lengthy lay-off in the Group One Metropolitan Handicap over 2400m ...
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Yeung tips hat to Lee after Namjong’s sweeping success at Happy Valley

Yeung tips hat to Lee after Namjong’s sweeping success at Happy Valley

A relieved, effusive Keith Yeung paid special tribute to retired trainer Almond Lee after the jockey broke a frustrating run ...
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Bosson excited for Hastings return

Bosson excited for Hastings return

Everything's apples with Opie Bosson ahead of his comeback to race-riding at Hastings on Saturday. The champion hoop had just ...
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Benner hot on Scott Base

Benner hot on Scott Base

Johno Benner has no doubt he is taking a horse to the races capable of winning Saturday’s Group 1 Livamol ...
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Victorem trials well ahead of Kosciuszko

Victorem trials well ahead of Kosciuszko

Victorem has given a strong performance during a trial in Gosford two weeks out from The Kosciuszko at Randwick ...
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The facts and figures of the Fight Stakes

The facts and figures of the Fight Stakes

All the facts, figures and history behind the Flight Stakes ahead of the race on Randwick Racecourse on Saturday ...
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Dee aims for back-to-back G1 Metropolitans

Dee aims for back-to-back G1 Metropolitans

Jockey Michael Dee will be chasing back-to-back wins in the Group One Metropolitan at Randwick when he rides imported stayer ...
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Newnham chasing first Group One win

Newnham chasing first Group One win

Trainer Mark Newnham will be striving for his first Group One win when he saddles Lanciato in the Epsom and ...
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Barrier concern for Grunt in G1 Underwood

Barrier concern for Grunt in G1 Underwood

Trainer Mick Price has a nagging concern the outside barrier could prove detrimental to the chances of Grunt in the ...
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Neds.com.au

Neds bookmaker launches in Australia

THERE is a new online bookmaker on the Australian scene after former Ladbrokes boss Dean Shannon launched Neds on Wednesday ...
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Stonebrook steps up for Waterhouse-Bott

Stonebrook steps up for Waterhouse-Bott

Stonebrook has continued his development for Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott in winning at Canterbury ...
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Purcell learning quickly with quality team

Purcell learning quickly with quality team

Aaron Purcell has taken over the stable of Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher and has a team of stakes horses lining ...
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Sircconi set on a Caulfield Guineas path

Sircconi set on a Caulfield Guineas path

A Listed race at Flemington is the next step on the path to a planned Caulfield Guineas start for Group-winning ...
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VRC not happy with recent Cup alterations

VRC not happy with recent Cup alterations

Recent announcements regarding penalties and abolishing the minimum topweight for the Melbourne Cup do not sit well with the Victoria ...
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Well-bred Shaolin Kungfu breaks through

Well-bred Shaolin Kungfu breaks through

Shaolin Kungfu, a half-brother to former star sprinter Dance Hero, has finally broken his maiden with a strong win at ...
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Waller relishes Humidor challenge for Winx

Waller relishes Humidor challenge for Winx

Chris Waller expects the Darren Weir-trained gelding Humidor to provide Winx with a stern test when they meet for the ...
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Gr 1 star Russian Revolution to be spelled

Gr 1 star Russian Revolution to be spelled

The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained sprinter Russian Revolution will be sent for a spell after his unplaced run as favourite ...
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Nymph Monte

Mature Nymph Monte ready for the Livamol

TRAINER and part-owner of Nymph Monte Grant Nicholson believes the horse has "improved so much" since punters last saw it ...
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Skyfire takes on Winx in Turnbull Stakes

Skyfire takes on Winx in Turnbull Stakes

Winx scared away many potential rivals but restricted-class galloper Skyfire will take on the champion mare in the Group One ...
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Temple Of Bel earns shot at Group Two race

Temple Of Bel earns shot at Group Two race

Trainer Archie Alexander believes Temple Of Bel deserves a crack at the Group Two Edward Manifold Stakes after a convincing ...
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Te Akau Stud

Irish Cream runs into Karaka Million contention at Ruakaka

TE AKAU have unearthed another potential Karaka Million winner to follow in the footsteps of Melody Belle. It was only ...
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Ringo

Busy Breslin set for cross-country travels

AWAPUNI trainer Mike Breslin will be going in all directions over the next few days after changing plans for his ...
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HB Twitter wrap

Twitter reacts to Sportsbet’s Hotham announcement

WHO'S ready for Sportsbet's newest addition to a stacked spring program, Ballarat Race Club's Hotham? Introducing the most prized racing ...
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Ace High a trump card for Payne, Cordina

Ace High a trump card for Payne, Cordina

David Payne is confident Ace High can provide his first Group One success since Criterion in 2014 when the colt ...
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VRC hoping for crowd of 25,000 to see Winx

VRC hoping for crowd of 25,000 to see Winx

Victoria Racing Club chair Amanda Elliott is hoping for a crowd of around 25,000 at Flemington for Turnbull Stakes day ...
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John Zielke out to quinella juvenile races

John Zielke out to quinella juvenile races

In-form trainer John Zielke has every reason to believe he can quinella the first two metropolitan juvenile races of the ...
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Bonus boost for annual Gold Coast meeting

Bonus boost for annual Gold Coast meeting

The annual Gold Coast metropolitan meeting in March will receive a boost in bonus payments and prize money ...
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Six rivals for Winx in G1 Turnbull Stakes

Six rivals for Winx in G1 Turnbull Stakes

Winx has drawn barrier two and will have six opponents in the Group One Turnbull Stakes when she races at ...
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Field of 10 for Spring Champion Stakes

Field of 10 for Spring Champion Stakes

Gloaming Stakes winner Ace High heads a field of 10 for the Group One Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick ...
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Pentathlon preparing for Melbourne Cup

Pentathlon preparing for Melbourne Cup

New Zealand trainer John Wheeler is happy with Pentathlon's lead-up to his second Melbourne Cup campaign ...
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QRIC to increase investigators

QRIC to increase investigators

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission is set to increase its number of police investigators ...
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Bullrush

Bullrush enjoying new surroundings in New Zealand

AUSTRALIAN punters might remember Bullrush starting its career with Hawkes Racing where it won its first five race day starts, ...
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Aidan O'Brien chasing Group One record

Aidan O’Brien chasing Group One record

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has outlined targets for some of his stable stars as he chases Bobby Frankel's record of 25 ...
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Trainer Ron Quinton to front inquiry

Trainer Ron Quinton to front inquiry

Trainer Ron Quinton will appear before Racing NSW stewards over high cobalt levels detected in two of his horses ...
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Miss Vista

Miss Vista reverting back to old tactics for 55 Second Challenge

SPEEDY five-year-old mare Miss Vista makes its season debut in the 55 Second Challenge at Moonee Valley this Friday night ...
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Nikolic claims conspiracy by 'corrupt' RV

Nikolic claims conspiracy by ‘corrupt’ RV

Danny Nikolic has told a court he wants to ride racehorses again but away from Victoria's chief steward and his ...
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Hayson used Nikolic partner TAB account

Hayson used Nikolic partner TAB account

Jockey Danny Nikolic has denied being involved in betting on three NRL games on his friend Eddie Hayson's behalf ...
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Spring Champ learning curve for Hand It In

Spring Champ learning curve for Hand It In

Hand It In's trainer Rod Ollerton believes the steep learning curve of Group One racing could be perfect education for ...
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Guineas distance to suit Good Standing

Guineas distance to suit Good Standing

Good Standing will race over 1600m for the first time in the Caulfield Guineas, a distance trainer James Cummings believes ...
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Xtravagant to undergo bone scans

Xtravagant to undergo bone scans

New Zealand multiple Group One winner Xtravagant will undergo bone scans to determine if there is a reason for his ...
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Numbers whittled down for spring features

Numbers whittled down for spring features

The picture is becoming clearer for the upcoming spring features following the latest declarations for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups ...
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McEvoy to ride Scottish in Caulfield Cup

McEvoy to ride Scottish in Caulfield Cup

Godolphin and Kerrin McEvoy will team up in a bid for their second Caulfield Cup with the jockey to ride ...
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Sacred Elixir's Guineas draw perfect: Pike

Sacred Elixir’s Guineas draw perfect: Pike

Trainer Tony Pike is delighted with Group One winner Sacred Elixir and the gelding's barrier draw heading into the $1 ...
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Bon Aurum chasing G1 double

Bon Aurum chasing G1 double

Bon Aurum will be striving to add the Group One Toorak Handicap to his recent Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes win ...
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Missrock set to topple top Sydney fillies

Missrock set to topple top Sydney fillies

Trainer Robbie Laing says Missrock will give the opposition something to think about in the Thousand Guineas at Caulfield ...
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Philip Courtney chasing second city winner

Philip Courtney chasing second city winner

Fledgling Canberra trainer Philip Courtney is confident Maryore can give him his second city winner at Canterbury on Wednesday ...
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Nikolic claims targeted by "corrupt" RV

Nikolic claims targeted by “corrupt” RV

Danny Nikolic says he will relocate to Queensland to get out of the firing line of Racing Victoria's chief steward ...
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Vic racing

Global Glamour draws eight in 1000 Guineas

Global Glamour will jump from barrier eight in the Thousand Guineas as she chases a second Group One win a ...
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Vic racing

Impending draws barrier 10 in Guineas

Caulfield Guineas favourite Impending has drawn barrier 10 of 14 in the Group One race ...
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Vic racing

Delay to Michelle Payne’s training career

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne's training career has been delayed by rain ...
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Vic racing

Field of 14 for Caulfield Guineas

The Group One Caulfield Guineas has attracted a field of 14 while the Thousand Guineas for fillies has 15 acceptances ...
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Vic racing

Good Standing gets look around Caulfield

Caulfield Guineas contender Good Standing has pleased trainer James Cummings in a gallop at Caulfield ahead of the Group One ...
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Vic racing

Nikolic wants second chance, likely in Qld

Jockey Danny Nikolic continues giving evidence in a Victorian tribunal as he tries to regain his riding licence ...
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