Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 5th August

This day 5th August 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.


Tappy’s One

Tappy’s One poised for Winter Cup success

Ian Taplin's heart sank when the Proisir colt he had such a high opinion of was led out of the ...
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Townsville racing news

Townsville racing tips, top odds & quaddie | August 6, 2021

HorseBetting's Queensland racing analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie selections for the Lightning Handicap meeting at Townsville on ...
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Shaun Fannin

Back-to-back premierships for Fannin

Shaun Fannin reckons there’s no buzz for a rider that’s quite like winning a major steeplechase. The Palmerston North jockey ...
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Flemington preview

Flemington tips, value bets & quaddie picks | Saturday, August 7

Flemington Racecourse will host a nine-race card on Saturday, August 7, and HorseBetting.com.au has all the top tips, value bets, ...
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Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Friday, August 6

Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Friday, August 6

HorseBetting's Victorian racing tipster brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the Ballarat meeting on Friday, ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 5, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 5, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees five meetings being held around the country on this Thursday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Godolphin filly Tiny posts dogged victory

Godolphin filly Tiny posts dogged victory

Untapped filly Tiny has shown tremendous fight to break her maiden at Canterbury and put herself in the mix to ...
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Bussutin, Young unearth Vic Derby hopeful

Bussutin, Young unearth Vic Derby hopeful

Untapped three-year-old Wertheimer will be set on a Victoria Derby path after making a winning debut for new trainers Trent ...
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Julius Sandhu

Ambitious spring sprint plans for Trope

Trainer Julius Sandhu will unveil new recruit Trope at Flemington in a race he hopes can be a stepping stone ...
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Wet track to suit Prime Star in Rosebud

Wet track to suit Prime Star in Rosebud

Proven ability on rain-affected ground could be crucial for the Michael and Richard Freedman-trained Prime Star when he resumes in ...
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VRC maintains hope for carnival crowds

VRC maintains hope for carnival crowds

The Victoria Racing Club has not ruled out having crowds attend the Melbourne spring carnival, pending developments with the COVID-19 ...
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Le Romain

Veteran among two Missile runners for Lees

On the back of a successful 2019-20 season, trainer Kris Lees will look to make his presence felt in the ...
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Verry Elleegant

Verry exciting spring instore for talented mare

South Auckland trainer Nicholas Bishara had every confidence that his former stable star Verry Elleegant would get better with time ...
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Mike De Kock confirms Victorian stable

Mike De Kock confirms Victorian stable

Champion South African trainer Mike De Kock has confirmed he will set up an Australian stable in partnership with his ...
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Jumbo Ozaki to make Flemington return

Jumbo Ozaki to make Flemington return

Lightly raced gelding Jumbo Ozaki is set to make his return to racing in a benchmark race at Flemington ...
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Time To Reign to miss Rosebud

Time To Reign to miss Rosebud

Time To Reign will miss the Listed Rosebud after developing a temperature with trainer Gary Portelli to rely on Not ...
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Humidor pleasing Maher in spring build-up

Humidor pleasing Maher in spring build-up

Trainer Ciaron Maher could not be happier with the way Humidor is progressing as he builds towards a race return ...
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No Aurie's Star return for Vega Magic

No Aurie’s Star return for Vega Magic

The Lindsay Park stable will have So Si Bon and Seaburge in the Aurie's Star Handicap but Vega Magic will ...
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Frankie Dettori coming for Millions

Frankie Dettori coming for Millions

Frankie Dettori will be a special guest at the Magic Millions carnival on the Gold Coast where he will ride ...
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Brooklyn Hustle impresses in trial win

Brooklyn Hustle impresses in trial win

The Jason Warren-trained Brooklyn Hustle has impressed in a barrier trial at Cranbourne ahead of her return to racing in ...
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Gailo Chop, Humidor step out in trials

Gailo Chop, Humidor step out in trials

Multiple Group One winners Gailo Chop and Humidor have continued their paths to their race returns in barrier trials at ...
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Tallyho Twinkletoe

Kiwis fly in Grand National

New Zealand jumps jockey Aaron Kuru took home one of the biggest scalps in his riding career on Sunday after ...
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Lambrusco

Lambrusco sidesteps jumps plans

Samantha Logan was hoping to have the jumps firepower in her small team back up to four after Saturday’s Te ...
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Miss Federer

Carston continues to kick goals

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston is happy to have exceeded the goal he set himself for the 2018/19 racing season, whilst ...
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King Louis

Bary set for home carnival

While he may have lost the services of talented four-year-old King Louis, Hastings trainer John Bary is excited about his ...
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It’s a Wonder

Wilson team set for Riccarton jumping features

Waverley trainer Harvey Wilson could be in for a memorable week if results from the first day of the Grand ...
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Redzel a pleasing second in trial

Redzel a pleasing second in trial

Redzel has run a comfortable second in a barrier trial at Gosford as he prepares for his bid to win ...
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Frankie Dettori wins another Group 1 in France

Frankie Dettori wins another Group 1 in France

Frankie Dettori has steered Advertise to a third top-level success in the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville ...
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Cross Counter strengthens Melb Cup claims

Cross Counter strengthens Melb Cup claims

Cross Counter has reinforced claims for a trip to Australia for the Melbourne Cup with victory in the Gordon Stakes ...
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Stewards adjourn inquiry into tactics

Racing Victoria stewards will study the betting on the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown after adjourning an inquiry into John ...
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Cougar Express races to GN Hurdle success

Cougar Express races to GN Hurdle success

One of Darren Weir's right-hand men, Jarrod McLean, has claimed the Grand National Hurdle in possibly his biggest win in ...
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Qld Horse of Year Awards wide open

The Queensland Horse of the Year Awards are the most wide open in the nearly 50-year history of the event ...
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Le Romain building nicely towards spring

Le Romain building nicely towards spring

A Gosford barrier trial will be the next step for Le Romain in his build-up to the spring, with the ...
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Poetic Dream set for Aurie's Star return

Poetic Dream set for Aurie’s Star return

Senior Lindsay Park trainer David Hayes is excited to have Poetic Dream returning to racing at Flemington in the lead-up ...
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Ryan Maloney set for Brisbane debut

Ryan Maloney set for Brisbane debut

Former Victorian jockey Ryan Maloney is hoping to make his Brisbane debut at Doomben after riding three winners at provincial ...
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Daring tactics lead to big Sandown victory

Daring tactics lead to big Sandown victory

Trainer Rachael Cunningham and jockey Jarrod Lynch have combined with Excellent Rhythm to take out the Crisp Steeplechase at Sandown ...
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Queensland trainer outed on cobalt charge

Queensland trainer Victor Newman has been disqualified for a second time on a cobalt-related charge ...
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Two wins, another suspension for Collett

Two wins, another suspension for Collett

Jason Collett has walked away from Randwick with mixed emotions after one of his two winning rides led to his ...
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Aloft

Aloft in winning start to possible Cup bid

Irish-bred galloper Aloft looks set for a profitable spring campaign after a strong first-up win at Flemington ...
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Invincible Gem

Invincible Gem causes minor Missile upset

Invincible Gem has taken another major step in her career with victory over star stablemate Le Romain in the Group ...
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Jim Byrne

Stella helps Byrne and Schweida dominate

Stella Ombra's win at Doomben has given jockey Jim Byrne four wins for the day and trainer Kelly Schweida a ...
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Nozomi

Nozomi shocks Flemington at triple figure odds

CONNECTIONS of six-year-old gelding Nozomi were left shocked after the resuming runner delivered a stellar performance to salute at triple ...
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Steyne helps Adkins continues winning ways

Steyne helps Adkins continues winning ways

Sydney's reigning champion apprentice Andrew Adkins has opened his account for the new season with victory on Steyne at Randwick ...
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Taylor Marshall lands a win at Flemington

Taylor Marshall lands a win at Flemington

At his first day of riding at Flemington, former Sydney apprentice Taylor Marshall has ridden $151 outsider Nozomi to victory ...
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Jim Byrne suspended after big Doomben haul

Jim Byrne suspended after big Doomben haul

Jockey Byrne has been suspended for eight days on an interference charge after riding four winners at Doomben ...
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Patience the difference on Rhythm To Spare

Patience the difference on Rhythm To Spare

Rhythm To Spare is back in winning form and trainer Mike Moroney is looking to some early spring riches with ...
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Sayed

Sayed headed for cup raid and Metrop start

Sayed's win over 2400m at Randwick has Chris Waller entertaining a start in the Group One Metropolitan ...
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Invincible Gem

Kris Lees scores Group 2 Missile Stakes quinella

NEWCASTLE-based trainer Kris Lees scored the quinella in the Group 2 Missile Stakes with Invincible Gem upsetting stablemate Le Romain ...
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Horse trainer Tony McEvoy

Brown Ben set to stay South after first up win

TONY McEvoy-trained gelding Brown Ben has made a winning return to racing following a two month break after taking out ...
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Racing nation reflects on jockeys' input

Racing nation reflects on jockeys’ input

The chairman of the National Jockeys' Trust has noted the broad spectrum of support his foundation provides to riders ...
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Another Highway Handicap win for Matt Dunn

Another Highway Handicap win for Matt Dunn

Murwillumbah trainer Matt Dunn has notched another Highway Handicap win with a horse he believes is destined for bigger things ...
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Sheiswhatsheis, Fancourt keep on winning

Sheiswhatsheis, Fancourt keep on winning

Apprentice Lani Fancourt has declared Sheiswhatsheis as her new favourite horse after they combined for another Doomben win ...
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Red Alto

Jordan Turner in first Flemington success

Red Alto has given Perth apprentice Jordan Turner his first win at Flemington ...
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Crown Witness

Crown Witness retains unbeaten status at Flemington

EXCITING filly Crown Witness has maintained its unblemished racing record after taking out the Winter Lodge Handicap at Flemington. The ...
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Apprentice Kate Cowan wins Winter Cup aboard Nashville

Apprentice Kate Cowan wins Winter Cup aboard Nashville

THE faith shown by connections to keep apprentice jockey Kate Cowan in the saddle aboard Nashville has paid off with ...
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Volpe Veloce

Volpe Veloce firms for Tarzino Trophy after Te Rapa romp

VOLPE Veloce stamped itself as one of New Zealand's best thoroughbreds with an effortless win in the Distinction Hamilton Hotel ...
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Crown Witness scores again at Flemington

Crown Witness scores again at Flemington

After a debut win at Sandown, Crown Witness has added a Flemington straight-track victory to her record ...
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Wahng Wah adds another victory before stud

Wahng Wah adds another victory before stud

The broodmare barn beckons for Wahng Wah who has added to her record with victory at Randwick ...
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Shogun Sun shines brightly in Sydney raid

Shogun Sun shines brightly in Sydney raid

Shogun Sun's chances of contesting the Group One Golden Rose have been boosted after beating Addictive Nature at Randwick ...
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New Chris Waller stable opens Qld account

New Chris Waller stable opens Qld account

Chris Waller has prepared his first winner from his new Gold Coast satellite stable with Devil Hawk at Doomben ...
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Azazel

Azazel impresses in 1st-up Flemington win

Tony McEvoy has Caulfield Guineas aspirations for Azazel after his impressive first-up win at Caulfield ...
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Arrestar stays on for strong Doomben win

Arrestar stays on for strong Doomben win

Trainer Matt Dunn thought Arrestar might have been a sprinter but the gelding has shown stamina in winning over 1600m ...
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Sea King after second GN Hurdle at Sandown

Sea King after second GN Hurdle at Sandown

A lack of qualifying trials means Sea King will aim for a second Grand National Hurdle win instead of the ...
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Doomben to carry extra Brisbane workload

Doomben to carry extra Brisbane workload

Doomben is set to carry most of the extra workload caused by the closure of Eagle Farm racecourse ...
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NSW racing news

Rebel Dane new Missile Stakes favourite

The Missile Stakes will be run without Golden Slipper winner Capitalist with Rebel Dane the new favourite in the five-horse ...
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NSW racing news

William Hill to stream NSW races

Corporate bookmaker William Hill will stream NSW racing via its digital platform under an exclusive deal with the governing body ...
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Vic racing

Vet denies using horses as guinea pigs

A vet denies giving a vitamin complex drip to some of Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh's racehorses without their knowledge ...
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Vic racing

Pretty Possum chases two straight in town

After scoring at a midweek meeting at Moonee Valley, Pretty Possum is chasing another city win, this time at Flemington ...
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NSW racing news

Rebel Dane new Missile Stakes favourite

The Missile Stakes will be run without Golden Slipper winner Capitalist with Rebel Dane the new favourite in the five-horse ...
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Vic racing

Vet denies going behind trainers’ backs

A vet says he and Flemington trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh did not know they were cheating when they ...
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Vic racing

Pheidon runs for new stable at Flemington

Former Gai Waterhouse-trained Pheidon will be having his first run for a new stable in the Aurie's Star Handicap at ...
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NSW racing news

Kate Nipperess improving in hospital

Injured track rider Kate Nipperess is in good spriits a week after suffering serious injuries in an early morning accident ...
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Queensland news

Akavoroun thriving in Queensland

Trainer Ciaron Maher is looking to Akavoroun to back up his last-start Doomben win with victory at Eagle Farm ...
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Vic racing

Vet denies going behind trainers’ backs

A vet says he and Flemington trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh did not know they were cheating when they ...
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Queensland news

Stewards investigating on-course bookmaker who refused bet

QUEENSLAND stewards are investigating a betting dispute after on-course bookmaker Ray Karangis refused to accept a $200 each-way bet at ...
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Vic racing

Mares’ races drying up for Savannah Moon

Rod Symons is hoping to take advantage of one of the last 2000m races available to mares in town when ...
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NSW racing news

Highway Handicap the path to success for Sylvester

CESSNOCK trainer Jeremy Sylvester is loving the Highway Handicap format and he will be pleased about the increased prize money ...
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NSW racing news

Capitalist out of the Missile Stakes

The return of Golden Slipper winner Capitalist has been delayed because of the heavy Randwick track and he will not ...
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Vic racing

Vet says didn’t think were cheating

A vet says he and Flemington trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh used a vitamin drip to aid the horses' ...
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Queensland news

Bogenhuber keen to come to town

Leading Toowoomba jockey Skye Bogenhuber is keen to make the most of opportunities in Brisbane including The Monstar at Eagle ...
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Vic racing

Payne ignores doctors and wants to ride this spring

THERE'S no denying the heart of Michelle Payne as the 2015 Melbourne Cup-winning jockey is ignoring her surgeons advice and ...
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Queensland news

Leading owner/breeder Colin McAlpine dies

Colin McAlpine, a pioneer of Australian breeding and racing, has died aged 84 after a long illness ...
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NSW racing news

Influential breeder Colin McAlpine dies

One of Queensland's most respected and influential studmasters, Colin McAlpine of Eureka Stud, has died ...
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UK News

Ryan Moore has confirmed a short absence

Ryan Moore will take a short break from riding with Silvestre de Sousa the odds-on favourite to be Britain's champion ...
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Vic racing

Arch Fire back to smaller jumps at Sandown

After two steeplechase starts, Arch Fire returns to the smaller jumps in the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown ...
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UK News

Bondi Beach third on his return

Melbourne Cup hopeful Bondi Beach has finished a creditable third at Leopardstown on his return to racing ...
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