Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 5th May

This day 5th May in horse racing news history

From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in Australian and overseas racing news in history. Delve in and enjoy our walk back in horse racing time.

Art De Triomphe

Home stakes targets for Carston pair

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston will have a couple of stakes candidates at his home track this weekend. Promising juvenile Art ...
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Melody Belle

Melody Belle vulnerable for Hollindale: Richards

Reigning New Zealand horse of the year Melody Belle will embark on the first steps of her final racing journey ...
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Wrote

Highview Returns to Boutique Operation

Highview Stud stallion Wrote will stand his fifth season at stud at an unchanged fee of $5,000 + GST this ...
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Charms Star

Australian adventure for Oaks runner-up

Charms Star, runner-up in the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) has joined the Sydney stable of Chris Waller with ...
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Townsville racing news

Townsville racing preview & best value bets | Thursday, May 6

HorseBetting.com.au's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the best bets and top quaddie numbers for the Townsville meeting on Thursday, May 6, ...
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Wagga Wagga

Wagga racing tips & top odds | Town Plate Day | 6/5/2021

HorseBetting.com.au's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the best bets and top quaddie picks for the Wagga Town Plate meeting on Thursday, ...
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Zed Em

Warrnambool May Carnival Day 3 betting tips | May 6, 2021

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert brings you the best bets, latest odds and top quaddie numbers for Day 3 of the Warrnambool ...
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Wentwood

Warrnambool Cup 2021 betting tips | The ‘Bool | Thursday, May 6

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert brings you all form, insights and best bets for the Listed Warrnambool Cup on Thursday, May 6, ...
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Patch Adams - Robin Williams

Punt Drunk: Screw you, Patch Adams! Roughie ruins ‘Bool quaddie

After an entertaining opening day at the 'Bool, Punt Drunk returns with some of the top stories and best bets ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | May 5, 2021

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

The second day of the Warrnambool May Racing Carnival headlines the action around the country today. With The Galleywood Hurdle ...
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Flying Agent

Flying Agent A Dominant Brierly Winner

The Brierly Steeplechase was the feature event on Day 1 of the Warrnambool May Racing Carnival and was taken out ...
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Local 100/1 bolter Patch Adams destroys The "Bool punters late on Day 1

Local 100/1 bolter Patch Adams destroys The “Bool punters late on Day 1

Locally trained Patch Adams floored punters when the Aaron Purcell-trained son of Dane Shadow took out the second leg of ...
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Wil John

Wil John Makes A Statement

Outside of Flying Agent’s win in the Brierly Steeplechase, the story of the jumps racing on Day 1 of the ...
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Riding High

Dwyer’s punt pays off

It’s always great when a plan comes to fruition, especially one that was made six months ago. New Zealand has ...
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Gobstopper

Gobstopper beats Runaway to win Galleywood

Gobstopper, an elder brother of Australasian Oaks winner Toffee Tongue, has narrowly beaten favourite Runaway in the Galleywood Hurdle at ...
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Russian Camelot

Russian Camelot on target for Derby tilt

Despite Russian Camelot missing a lead-up race, trainer Danny O'Brien says the colt could not be in better condition for ...
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Ablaze

Ablaze too tough in Grand Annual victory

Ablaze has shown his versatility winning both the Jericho Cup on the flat and Grand Annual Steeplechase at Warrnambool this ...
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Getting Leggie

Getting Leggie lands Brierly Steeplechase

A wise decision by trainer Nick Smart has landed connections victory in the Brierly Steeplechase at Warrnambool ...
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Greysful Glamour

Gosford Gold Cup to suit Greysful Glamour

Trainer Mark Newnham believes Greysful Glamour can produce a bold run in the Gosford Gold Cup after bypassing the Wagga ...
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Archie Alexander

Alexander set to double up at Caulfield

Irish-bred import Southern Rock is set to join Kiwia in a handicap race at Caulfield as a starting point to ...
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Baylee Nothdurft

Baylee Nothdurft inquiry to resume

A stewards inquiry into leading jockey Baylee Nothdurft's ride on Vega One at the Sunshine Coast last month is set ...
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Order Of Command

Order Of Command set for Wangoom Handicap

Danny O'Brien has aimed Order Of Command at this year's Wangoom Handicap at Warrnambool and the trainer cannot fault the ...
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Gary Freeman

Flood of farewell calls for talented horseman

Prominent Palmerston North trainer Kevin Gray has had an overwhelming reminder of the lives touched by his long-time friend Gary ...
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Steven Pateman

Pateman hospitalised after jumps fall

Jockey Steven Pateman has been stood down from his remaining rides after suffering concussion in a fall at Warrnambool ...
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Star Of Michelin

Star Of Michelin cleared to race again

Three-year-old Star Of Michelin has easily won a barrier trial to get his clearance to resume a winter campaign after ...
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Dalasan

Field of 14 to contest Group 1 SA Derby

Three fillies will back up into the South Australian Derby after contesting the Australasian Oaks in a bid to emulate ...
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Too Close The Sun horse racing news

Warrnambool Carnival Day 2 tips & odds – Wednesday, 6 May 2020

It might be with a revised schedule and no punters in attendance, but the 2020 Warrnambool Racing Carnival is on ...
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Tavistock

Exciting filly sets tongues wagging at Cambridge Stud

It was an emotional day on Saturday for the team at Cambridge Stud. The prestigious thoroughbred nursery went through a ...
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Trekking

Godolphin heads Stradbroke entries

The powerful Godolphin operation has nominated nine horses for the Group One Stradbroke including last year's winner Trekking ...
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Chefano

Chefano leads for Queen Mother Memorial Cup victory

Chefano gave trainer John Moore a sixth win in the Group 3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap (2400m) with a ...
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Communique

Exciting season ahead for Autridge

Valachi Downs’ trainer Stephen Autridge welcomed back 30 horses to his Matamata barn last week and he is excited about ...
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ParisLongchamp

Racing ready to resume in France

Racing in France is poised to return as planned after the Paris police gave permission to resume racing at ParisLongchamp ...
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Warren's spring hopes for Rosemont fillies

Warren’s spring hopes for Rosemont fillies

Brooklyn Hustle has started pre-training as she begins the build-up towards her next campaign while her trainer Jason Warren also ...
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Speedster Deploy ready for Scone return

Speedster Deploy ready for Scone return

After a couple of problem-plagued preparations, Deploy is now primed to return to his stakes-winning ways beginning at Scone ...
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He Kin Fly

He Kin Fly makes it four on end with Easter Stakes victory

Well-travelled galloper He Kin Fly continued his recent purple patch of form when he notched his fourth win on end ...
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Trainer Stuart Kendrick ready to run

Trainer Stuart Kendrick ready to run

In-form Caloundra trainer Stuart Kendrick has completed a big week by being named the trainer for a new venture aimed ...
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Shamal

Shamal on track for Waikato Steeplechase

Last year’s Grand National Steeplechase (5500m) winner, Shamal, looks like he is right on track to add another coveted jumping ...
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Eurell upbeat about his SA Derby contender

Eurell upbeat about his SA Derby contender

Trainer Greg Eurell says Star Missile has come through his last-start second well and he believes has a genuine chance ...
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Ignored

Startling performance hard to Ignore

Lightly raced three-year-old Ignored produced one of the day’s highlights when she overcame a tardy start to win against the ...
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Waller respects Bowman's decision to rest

Waller respects Bowman’s decision to rest

Champion trainer Chris Waller says he respects jockey Hugh Bowman's decision to have a break and says it will have ...
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Morweka

Morweka cheer-squad on hand at Riccarton

It wasn’t hard to know how race three at Riccarton was unfolding on Saturday afternoon, you just had to listen ...
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Burgundy Belle

Patience rewarded with Burgundy Belle

Talented filly Burgundy Belle made it three wins from five starts when successful in the Crown Prosecutor Cup (1400m) at ...
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Country House wins Kentucky Derby via DQ

Country House wins Kentucky Derby via DQ

Outsider Country House has been declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby after the disqualification of Maximum Security ...
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O'Brien trains 10th 2000 Guineas winner

O’Brien trains 10th 2000 Guineas winner

Magna Grecia has given champion trainer Aidan O'Brien with his 10th victory in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket ...
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Kentucky Derby winner disqualified

Kentucky Derby winner disqualified

Maximum Security has been disqualified as the winner of the Kentucky Derby with Country House promoted to first ...
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X-rays clear Lachlan King of any fractures

X-rays clear Lachlan King of any fractures

X-rays have cleared apprentice Lachlan King of any fractures after a race fall at Flemington ...
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Shoals wins third G1 in Robert Sangster

Shoals wins third G1 in Robert Sangster

Shoals has added the Group One Robert Sangster Stakes to her elite level wins in the Myer Classic and Surround ...
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Boom Time

Boom Time denied first-up Flemington win

Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time has returned from his Japan Cup travel with a brave first-up second to Tarquin at ...
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Careless riding ban for Jason Collett

Careless riding ban for Jason Collett

Jason Collett has copped a careless riding suspension after saluting on unbeaten colt Gem Song at Rosehill ...
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Chris Waller

Winning double for Chris Waller newcomers

Solo Mission and Tougherthantherest have started their racing careers with Chris Waller in style by notching unexpected victories at Rosehill ...
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Robbie Fradd

Anatola farewells Fradd in style

Leading jockey Robbie Fradd will take up a riding contract in Mauritius fresh from his all-the-way win aboard Anatola in ...
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Harry Coffey wins G1 Australasian Oaks

Harry Coffey wins G1 Australasian Oaks

Harry Coffey has won his first Group One race aboard Sopressa in the Australasian Oaks in Adelaide for long-time friend, ...
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Oregon's Day passes test in Hollindale

Oregon’s Day passes test in Hollindale

Melbourne mare Oregon's Day has passed her first test as a middle-distance horse by winning the Group Two Hollindale Stakes ...
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Land Of Plenty back on board at Flemington

Land Of Plenty back on board at Flemington

Land Of Plenty has given jockey Daniel Moor a running double at Flemington after scoring earlier aboard Another Bullseye ...
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Our Century bound for Brisbane Cup

Our Century bound for Brisbane Cup

Our Century has confirmed he will join stablemate Goathland on a Brisbane Cup path with victory in the Listed Lord ...
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Prince of Passion

O’Dea hails Sesar after Classic victory

A record-breaking win in the Ken Russell Memorial Classic on the Gold Coast has propelled improving colt Sesar into JJ ...
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Champagne Cuddles breaks record in Guineas

Champagne Cuddles breaks record in Guineas

Champagne Cuddles presented trainer Bjorn Baker with a feature race dilemma when she broke the track record in the Gold ...
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Valree finishes strong in Highway Plate

Valree finishes strong in Highway Plate

Valree has rendered her latest slow start irrelevant to claim her first Highway Plate for Scone trainer Rod Northam at ...
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Group One prediction for Guard Of Honour

Group One prediction for Guard Of Honour

Stand-in trainer Mel Eggleston believes Guard Of Honour could win a Group One race after the gelding took the Bat ...
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Malibu Style accustomed to Melbourne life

Malibu Style accustomed to Melbourne life

Perth sprinter Malibu Style has notched another Melbourne victory with a dogged performance over 1000m at Flemington ...
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Epidemic lives up to breeding at Rosehill

Epidemic lives up to breeding at Rosehill

Godolphin filly Epidemic and her jockey Brenton Avdulla have had to work hard for a narrow win at Rosehill ...
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Live And Free confirms Qld Derby tilt

Live And Free confirms Qld Derby tilt

John O'Shea will target former New Zealander Live And Free at the Queensland Derby after his commanding win at Rosehill ...
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Dreams Aplenty fights hard for Cup victory

Dreams Aplenty fights hard for Cup victory

Dreams Aplenty has again shown he loves a tough fight, leading all the way to win the Listed Gold Coast ...
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Lachlan King lands first Flemington winner

Lachlan King lands first Flemington winner

Lachlan King, the son of Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Steven King, has won his first race at Flemington ...
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Werribee racing tips and best bets for June 27

Werribee betting tips & full form for Sunday, May 6

WERRIBEE is racing this Sunday and the punters have a solid seven race card to invest upon. Where's your money ...
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Australian gambling on horses

Richard Litt savours stable breakthrough

Richard Litt has welcomed his first Saturday-class winner with former Godolphin gelding Sedition at Rosehill ...
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Houtzen

Houtzen flies in Gold Coast track gallop

Top filly Houtzen has worked brilliantly between races at the Gold Coast in the lead-up to the Doomben 10,000 ...
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Polished run by unbeaten colt Gem Song

Polished run by unbeaten colt Gem Song

Promising colt Gem Song has showcased his versatility, emerging late to preserve his unbeaten record at Rosehill ...
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No secret about family ability

No secret about family ability

Secret Allure has continued her family’s affinity with Riccarton. The Lisa Latta-trained filly has made a bright start to her ...
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Stakes reward for smart mare Genuine mare

Stakes reward for smart mare Genuine mare

Fascinate produced a career-best performance at Riccarton to break through at black type level. The Falkirk mare had finished runner-up ...
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Marsh does it again in Te Rapa feature

Marsh does it again in Te Rapa feature

Stephen Marsh has successfully followed a familiar path with Santa Catarina. The Cambridge trainer produced the Savabeel filly to win ...
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Pair celebrates jumping double

Pair celebrates jumping double

Honours on the opening day of the North Island jumping season were shared between trainer Harvey Wilson and jockey Will ...
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Mihaul’s winning habit continues at Te Rapa

Mihaul’s winning habit continues at Te Rapa

Outstanding prospect Mihaul will head for a break with his unbeaten record intact. The Iffraaj four-year-old closed his campaign in ...
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Ryan Wiggins in timely Gold Coast success

Ryan Wiggins in timely Gold Coast success

Jockey Ryan Wiggins has made it three wins from his first three rides back from injury with a victory on ...
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Ascot market movers for Saturday, May 5

Ascot market movers for Saturday, May 5

THE nation's west is hosting racing this Saturday as Ascot puts on a strong eight race card. Despite being the ...
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Rosehill market movers for Saturday, May 5

Rosehill market movers for Saturday, May 5

ROSEHILL is racing this Saturday and the punters have made their moves early in the piece in the NSW capital ...
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Australian gambling on horses

Monomoy Girl claims $US1m Kentucky Oaks

Monomoy Girl has survived a protest to win the $US1 million Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs ...
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Morphettville market movers for Satruday, May 5

Morphettville market movers for Satruday, May 5

IT is Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) Day at Morphettville and the punters have shopped early in Adelaide. Let's take a ...
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Ben Currie

Three Currie stable staff to front inquiry

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission is expected to soon finalise part of a race day treatment inquiry involving three of ...
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Beadman licensed to train for Godolphin

Beadman licensed to train for Godolphin

Darren Beadman has been granted a licence to train for Godolphin but there is no word if it is a ...
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Blue Jest

Blue Jest a serious chance to continue form at Sunshine Coast

THE ultra-consistent Blue Jest will be aiming to secure his 19th career win at the Sunshine Coast when the barriers ...
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Farming out Astronomos pays dividends

Farming out Astronomos pays dividends

A relaxing break between races should have Astronomos in range of the stars in the Listed Lord Mayor's Cup at ...
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Sadler to get spring guide on Freeze Over

Sadler to get spring guide on Freeze Over

Trainer John Sadler believes racegoers will see a pretty smart filly if two-year-old Freeze Over produces her best in her ...
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Nardoo's comeback no mean feat

Nardoo’s comeback no mean feat

Talented mare Nardoo has recovered from foot issues to race for the first time since late 2015 at Rosehill ...
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Stampede wins the Wagga Wagga Gold Cup

Stampede wins the Wagga Wagga Gold Cup

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Stampede has led all the way for apprentice Rachel King to win the Wagga ...
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Ian WIlkes McCraken

Ian Wilkes with chance in Kentucky Derby

Expat Australian trainer Ian Wilkes will saddle up McCraken, one of the leading chances in the Kentucky Derby ...
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Preferment seeks return to form

Preferment seeks return to form

Four-time Group One winner Preferment will try to get back on track at the Gold Coast in the Hollindale Stakes ...
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Another milestone not far off for Weir

Another milestone not far off for Weir

Darren Weir has already set a record for winners Australia-wide this season and is closing in on a new mark ...
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Wilkes-trained McCraken in Kentucky Derby

Wilkes-trained McCraken in Kentucky Derby

Australian expat trainer Ian Wilkes is pinning his upcoming Kentucky Derby hopes on three-year-old colt McCraken ...
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Joao Moreira

Will Moreira & Weir have multiple winners at Morphettville?

STAR jockey Joao Moreira is one of the main attractions for Saturday's Australasian Oaks meet. The Brazilian, fresh off another ...
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Kentucky Derby

2017 Kentucky Derby field, post positions, odds and free tips

Race time: 8.34 (AEST) Sunday, May 7. Local time of 6.34pm, Saturday May 6 THE Kentucky Derby is one of ...
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Benfica Princess to step up for Doughty

Benfica Princess to step up for Doughty

Trainer Kelly Doughty is hoping Benfica Princess can step up as the stable star in the Gold Coast Bracelet after ...
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Beau Mertens could close gap in title race

Beau Mertens could close gap in title race

With Melbourne premiership leader Craig Williams riding interstate, apprentice Beau Mertens is looking to close the gap with a good ...
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Kevin Kemp sold on good barrier idea

Kevin Kemp sold on good barrier idea

Trainer Kevin Kemp is resigned to waiting for another day to try to have Sold For Song ridden closer to ...
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Adelaide on the menu for Waller

Adelaide on the menu for Waller

Chris Waller has a rare runner in South Australia as Egg Tart aims to extend her winning streak in the ...
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Sahara Eagle on trial for Qld Derby

Sahara Eagle on trial for Qld Derby

Trainer John Sargent will use Rosehill as a testing ground for Sahara Eagle's Queensland Derby credentials ...
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Pure Pride after Flemington breakthrough

Pure Pride after Flemington breakthrough

On the same weekend the Kentucky Derby is run, a trainer who has had a placegetter in the famous American ...
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Robert Sangster Stakes

Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes betting, form and free tips, May 6

SOME of Australia's best sprinters are on show at Morphettville this Saturday where the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes is ...
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Cylinder Beach to break Hollindale hoodoo

Cylinder Beach to break Hollindale hoodoo

Desleigh Forster is looking to become only the second Queensland trainer to win the Group Two Hollindale Stakes at the ...
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The Global Tote Australia

Global Tote betting available on Wagga Gold Cup meeting

PUNTERS can continue to cash in with The Global Tote at Wagga on Friday, with it already showing positive signs ...
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Rain for start of Kentucky Derby weekend

Rain for start of Kentucky Derby weekend

Wet weather is predicted in the lead-up to the Kentucky Derby meeting at Churchill Downs ...
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Rapper Dragon

Rapper Dragon set to give Moore seventh Champions Mile success

TRAINER John Moore dominates the big race in Hong Kong, so much so he's seeking his seventh Champions Mile success ...
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Aussies abroad

Odds, form & betting guide to the May 8, 2016 Kentucky Derby

THE most exciting two minutes in sport is back - but has a hard act to follow in 2016. A ...
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racing news

Oliver banned after failing breath test

Damien Oliver has banned from riding for almost one month for failing a breath test during the third day of ...
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NSW racing news

Bargain-buy Adirondack set for Wagga glory

Former Godolphin galloper Adironack will be out to continue his winning ways for a new stable when he contests the ...
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Queensland news

Waller and Weir strong for Stradbroke

Trainers Chris Waller and Darren Weir have strong entries for Brisbane's premier race, the Stradbroke Handicap ...
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racing news

Nyquist draws barrier 13 in Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby favourite Nyquist will jump from barrier 13 as a 3-1 chance in the famous Run To The Roses ...
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racing news

Michelle Payne suspended at Warrnambool

Michelle Payne will return from a Warrnambool suspension in time to ride Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance in Adelaide ...
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UK News

Zac Spirit entered for July Cup

Zac Spirit, trained by Australian Cliff Brown, could become Singapore's first runner in the July Cup at Newmarket ...
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Vic racing

Weir out to add to his Warrnambool haul

Darren Weir has three runners in the Warrnambool Cup on the final day of the carnival having already trained six ...
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NSW racing news

Adkins makes most of Godolphin chance

Apprentice Andrew Adkins has a Warwick Farm winner for Godolphin under his belt ahead of more rides for the racing ...
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