Horse Racing History: Today in Racing 6th April

This day 6th April 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.


Arcadia Queen

Arcadia Queen’s Career Over

Owner Bob Peters has all but confirmed the career of star mare Arcadia Queen is over, after she suffered a ...
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Brett Prebble

Prebble returns to another holiday

Brett Prebble has landed the money on Wisaka at Bendigo, but it has come at a cost with stewards suspending ...
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Khoekhoe

Fitter Khoekhoe on song for Derby assault

Khoekhoe was too fresh in the Rosehill Guineas and trainer Matt Cumani believes the three-year-old will be better off in ...
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Think It Over

Boss remains confident despite wide Doncaster draw

Glen Boss remains confident he is on the right horse for an eighth win in the Doncaster Mile despite drawing ...
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Hey Doc

Hey Doc back on track after back injury

Hey Doc is set to compete at the upcoming Adelaide Carnival after overcoming a back injury incurred in his most ...
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Sale Turf Club

Sale betting tips, best odds & quaddie | Wednesday, April 7

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the top odds, best value bets and expert quaddie selections for the Sale race meeting on Wednesday, ...
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Amazing Star

Amazing Star emerges as an improbable ruler in the Group 2 Sprint Cup

Stunned by an Easter Monday miracle, Jimmy Ting is unlikely to tempt fate twice by aiming blowout Group 2 Sprint ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | April 6, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 6, 2021

Today's racing around the country sees just the two horse racing meetings being held on this Tuesday afternoon. Our racing ...
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Canterbury racing tips

Canterbury racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Wednesday, April 7

HorseBetting.com.au’s form experts brings you their best bets and quaddie selections for the midweek metropolitan meeting at Canterbury Park on ...
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Mighty Giant

Giant upset for Callan and Yiu in Easter Monday’s Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy

Mighty Giant (123lb) bossed his rivals with an all-the-way victory in yesterday’s (Monday 5 April) Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) ...
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Rabada

Rabada hits rivals for six at Tauranga

A chance conversation one evening with good mate and former New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum saw trainer Graeme Richardson ...
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Family Guy - What Really Grinds My Gears

Punt Drunk: You know what really grinds our gears? Sky Racing

Punt Drunk returns from the long weekend with some fresh betting tips and tasty headlines, including the ongoing shit-show that ...
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Miss Tycoon Rose

Miss Tycoon Rose back with a vengeance at Riverton

Classy filly Miss Tycoon Rose looked close to a good thing when resuming after a long break at Riverton on ...
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Johnathan Parkes

Quality over quantity for ace rider Parkes

Another cool, calm and collected effort aboard star juvenile On The Bubbles at Awapuni on Saturday saw jockey Johnathan Parkes ...
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Qeyaady

Qeyaady digs deep for Sandown victory

The experience of a previous outing at Sandown has helped Qeyaady breakthrough for his maiden victory in the IVE>Print Handicap ...
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Fifty Stars

Brisbane campaign beckons for Fifty Stars

As Fifty Stars edges closer towards retirement, Lindsay Park has decided to bypass The Doncaster with the Brisbane Winter Carnival ...
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Master Of Wine

Master Of Wine tunes up for Group 1 test

Master Of Wine is one of the favoured Queen Elizabeth Stakes runners in his first Group One test ...
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Kiamichi

Godolphin Golden Slipper winner retired

Kiamichi, who led home a Golden Slipper trifecta for Godolphin, has been retired with a record of three wins to ...
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Hanger to fly south for Beer at Caulfield

Hanger to fly south for Beer at Caulfield

Albury trainer Mitchell Beer will have one of his few runners south of the border since new protocols were introduced ...
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Federal job scheme helps Qld clubs

Federal job scheme helps Qld clubs

The Federal government's JobKeeper scheme will help reduce further staff losses in the Queensland racing industry ...
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Opie Bosson

Mixed Queen Elizabeth feelings for Opie Bosson

NZ jockey Opie Bosson admits riding Te Akau Shark against stablemate Melody Belle in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes will be ...
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TAB investigating quaddie cash out glitch

TAB investigating quaddie cash out glitch

A glitch that meant some TAB customers received excessive early cash-out payments is being investigated by technicians ...
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Craig Newitt

Newitt holds fears for Tasmanian racing

With racing on hold for four weeks in Tasmania, jockey Craig Newitt fears it could have a crippling effect on ...
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Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation back to best in Hong Kong

Beauty Generation has bounced back to winning form in the Group Two Chairman's Trophy at Sha Tin ahead of the ...
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Large sum raised from virtual National

Large sum raised from virtual National

Bookmakers are to donate over PS2.6 million to NHS charities from profits on the Virtual Grand National, with almost five ...
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Voyage Warrior

Voyage Warrior runs away with the Sprint Cup

Voyage Warrior went a long way to fulfilling his prodigious potential with a make-all win in the Group 2 Sprint ...
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Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation bosses the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy

Beauty Generation brushed aside the younger challenger and shrugged off old rivals to win the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) ...
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Four-time G1 winner Trapeze Artist retired

Four-time G1 winner Trapeze Artist retired

Four-time Group One winner Trapeze Artist has been retired after suffering an injury during the TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick ...
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Waller makes flying start to Qld carnival

Waller makes flying start to Qld carnival

Champion trainer Chris Waller has completed the Toowoomba feature double with Sexy Eyes winning the Listed Weetwood Handicap to start ...
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Brutal and Glen Boss.

Brutal claims $3 million G1 Doncaster Mile

Brutal has won the $3 million Doncaster Mile, beating Dreamforce and Hartnell in the Group One race at Randwick ...
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Beriman and Maher combine for stakes win

Beriman and Maher combine for stakes win

A gear change into a Norton bit has helped Naantali return to winning form in the Listed Anniversary Vase at ...
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Santa Ana Lane.

Santa Ana Lane wins the G1 TJ Smith Stakes

Santa Ana Lane has claimed the TJ Smith Stakes, the principal race for sprinters during the Sydney autumn carnival ...
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Stewart adds to Toowoomba Cup collection

Stewart adds to Toowoomba Cup collection

Jockey jockey Brad Stewart has won his second Toowoomba Cup on The Lord Mayor, 20 years after his first ...
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Lady tradie wins Randwick fashion prize

Lady tradie wins Randwick fashion prize

The most coveted off the track award at Randwick was won by a construction worker who reigned supreme in a ...
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Bandipur gives Meech a Caulfield double

Bandipur gives Meech a Caulfield double

Linda Meech has brought up a winning double at Caulfield with victory on the James Cummings-trained, Godolphin-owned sprinter Bandipur ...
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Angel Of Truth.

Angel Of Truth wins the Australian Derby

Angel Of Truth has won the $2 million Australian Derby, a time-honoured blue-riband Classic run during The Championships at Randwick ...
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Tempo works out a treat for McGillivray

Tempo works out a treat for McGillivray

Jockey Matt McGillivray took advantage of a breakneck speed in the middle stages to score an upset win on Rosendahl ...
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Hugh Bowman.

Microphone wins ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes

Microphone has won the ATC Sires' Produce Stakes, the first of eight Group One races run over two days of ...
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Blowes' 'unbelievable' win in C'ship final

Blowes’ ‘unbelievable’ win in C’ship final

After working as a licensed trainer for only 18 months, Todd Blowes has won the biggest race of his career ...
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Tassie filly holds on in Caulfield victory

Tassie filly holds on in Caulfield victory

Lady Pluck has recorded her fourth win from six starts with a hard-fought victory in the Walk For Phil Handicap ...
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Outsider Aliferous claims G3 Adrian Knox

Outsider Aliferous claims G3 Adrian Knox

Kris Lees is set to have two runners in the Australian Oaks after Aliferous earned a spot in the race ...
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Gallic Chieftain earns Sydney Cup berth

Gallic Chieftain earns Sydney Cup berth

Victorian stayer Gallic Chieftain has earned his place in the Group One Sydney Cup with victory in the Chairman's Quality ...
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Grinzinger Star causes a Caulfield upset

Grinzinger Star causes a Caulfield upset

The Danny O'Brien-trained three-year-old Grinzinger Star has chased down odds-on favourite Mr Quickie to win narrowly over 1600m at Caulfield ...
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Tony Gollan in homecoming win at Toowoomba

Tony Gollan in homecoming win at Toowoomba

Consistent mare Splitter has had a change of luck to give trainer Tony Gollan a welcome home win at Toowoomba ...
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Teo Nugent lands first Caulfield winner

Teo Nugent lands first Caulfield winner

Caulfield-based apprentice Teo Nugent has ridden Think Bleue to victory at Caulfield for his bosses Ciaron Maher and David Eustace ...
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Winx makes guest appearance at Randwick

Winx makes guest appearance at Randwick

A week out from her final race start, Winx has tuned up for her swan song with an exhibition gallop ...
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Rex Lipp continues top form at Toowoomba

Rex Lipp continues top form at Toowoomba

Trainer Rex Lipp has been a major player on Weetwood Handicap-Toowoomba Cup day for many years and was in the ...
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Ringerdingding steps up in Carbine Club

Ringerdingding steps up in Carbine Club

Ringerdingding has claimed victory in the Group Three Carbine Club Stakes at Randwick after missing a start in the Doncaster ...
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Meuse makes it two wins from two starts

Meuse makes it two wins from two starts

The Anthony Freedman-trained two-year-old filly Meuse has made it two wins from as many starts with a determined victory in ...
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Bivouac lands consolation win at Randwick

Bivouac lands consolation win at Randwick

He was first reserve for the Golden Slipper and didn't secure a start but Bivouac has made the most of ...
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Wadeeaa seeks more group glory in Liwa Oasis

Wadeeaa seeks more group glory in Liwa Oasis

Abu Dhabi stages its final meeting of the campaign on Saturday, a rearranged fixture that was postponed when originally scheduled ...
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Gibbs expects better from Endowment

Gibbs expects better from Endowment

Trainer Chris Gibbs is hoping for a different result when Damien Oliver rides New Zealand gelding Endowment in the Australian ...
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Northam with another Country Champs chance

Northam with another Country Champs chance

Trainer Rod Northam has had two placegetters in previous Country Championships Finals at Randwick and is hoping My Tagoson can ...
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Astoria

Schofield upbeat about Astoria in Derby

Astoria can compensate Glyn Schofield for missing the Doncaster Mile ride on Kementari if he can turn the tables on ...
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Ben Currie

Unraced filly heads Currie charge

Trainer Ben Currie has a large number of runners at Toowoomba but it is a debutante who has caught the ...
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Redzel best sprinter I've ridden: McEvoy

Redzel best sprinter I’ve ridden: McEvoy

Champion jockey Kerrin McEvoy says TJ Smith Stakes favourite Redzel is the best sprinter he has ridden as the pair ...
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Hugh Bowman to ride Winx in gallop

Hugh Bowman to ride Winx in gallop

Hugh Bowman has been cleared to ride Winx in a race day gallop after being felled by a virus ...
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Michael Thomas enjoying the G1 ride

Michael Thomas enjoying the G1 ride

Owner/breeder Michael Thomas has enjoyed a great ride so far with Doncaster contender Happy Clapper and hopes Not A Single ...
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Mahamedeis to be aimed at Brisbane

Mahamedeis to be aimed at Brisbane

A possible trip to Brisbane for the Queensland Derby is one of the options for Mahamedeis who returns from a ...
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Murray Baker

Murray Baker eyes fifth Australian Derby

Murray Baker has a four-pronged attack for the Australian Derby as he attempts a fifth win and second with training ...
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Brenton Avdulla

Avdulla confident ahead of Doncaster Mile

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is confident he can add the Doncaster Mile to his bulging CV when he rides favourite Kementari ...
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Randwick Championships

Crack Me Up ready for Doncaster challenge

Crack Me Up's new trainer Bjorn Baker hopes form from the Villiers Stakes stands up when the former Queensland gelding ...
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Nozomi

Nozomi on target for Bendigo Golden Mile

After two encouraging runs, including a Group Three win, over 1400m this campaign, Nozomi steps up to 1600m in search ...
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Bruce Hill

Track to help Bruce Hill chase treble

The softer track surface at Toowoomba has given Bruce Hill hope he can feature in all three major races at ...
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Renew

New jumps career to be fun for Tom Sadler

Tom Sadler is looking to make his return to race riding at Warrnambool, not on the flat but over the ...
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Bendigo betting tips & full form for Saturday, April 7

Bendigo betting tips & full form for Saturday, April 7

BENDIGO is hosting racing this weekend and the punters have a great card in which to bet upon. The key ...
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Hopfgarten ready to fire in Weetwood

Hopfgarten ready to fire in Weetwood

Veteran Hopfgarten is ready to run well in the Listed Weetwood Handicap at Toowoomba but will have an easier program ...
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A drop in class to suit Naduri at Bendigo

A drop in class to suit Naduri at Bendigo

Trainer David Brideoake has spring aspirations for Naduri who is likely to be spelled following a trip to Bendigo for ...
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Canberra market movers

Canberra market movers for Friday, April 6

THE nation's capital hosts racing this Friday and a solid eight race card awaits punters. The investors have shopped early ...
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Lean Mean Machine gears up for Randwick

Lean Mean Machine gears up for Randwick

Lean Mean Machine graduates from a maiden win to black-type company when the Chris Waller-trained colt takes on the Kindergarten ...
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Oaks start on the line for Treasure

Oaks start on the line for Treasure

A decision on a belated Group 1 appearance by Treasure will be made after she runs in Saturday’s Group 3 ...
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Southern star ready to put the boot in

Southern star ready to put the boot in

A galloper that took 10 starts to clear maiden grade will shoot for his fourth straight win in Saturday's Listed ...
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Flemington mounting yard has been extended

Flemington mounting yard has been extended

The Flemington mounting yard will be better equipped to handle the 24 runners of the Melbourne Cup following an extension ...
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Ljung hopes winning run continues

Ljung hopes winning run continues

Apprentice Emma Ljung hopes her run of success with trainer Tony Sears can continue in the Listed Weetwood Handicap at ...
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Kyneton market movers for Friday, April 6

Kyneton market movers for Friday, April 6

KYNETON is back this Friday and the punters have shopped early at the Victorian venue. We have your tips sorted ...
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Jockey Brodie Loy outed for 21 months

Jockey Brodie Loy outed for 21 months

Jockey Brodie Loy has copped a hefty ban for a drug positive and giving false evidence to stewards ...
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The $2.5 million Easter sale-topping colt

Easter Yearling Sale ends on a high

The final Easter Yearling sale to be held at Newmarket has ended on a high in a buoyant market ...
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Winx in a league of her own

Winx in a league of her own

Winx will be out to take her winning streak to 17 in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes ...
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Jeff Lloyd Queensland

Jeff Lloyd after more winners

Jeff Lloyd has warned his rivals he won't be resting on his laurels after setting a Queensland metropolitan riding record ...
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Beau Mertens Australian jockey

Jockeys to appeal Sandown suspensions

Mark Zahra and Beau Mertens have lodged appeals against the severity of their Sandown careless riding suspensions ...
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Craig Williams Big Duke

Colours brighten Williams’ Oaks outlook

Craig Williams is looking forward to day two of The Championships at Randwick where he has rides in all four ...
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Winx

Sportsbet rewards Winx punters with early payout

THE team at HorseBetting.com.au thought the Sportsbet.com.au threw up on Winx to go through the autumn undefeated was a sure ...
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ATC Chairman's Handicap

Big Duke set to break another drought

Darren Weir hopes Big Duke can provide another memorable moment and give the trainer a first Group One win in ...
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Glenall: from overlooked to owning it

Glenall: from overlooked to owning it

A lack of bidders for Glenall at a yearling sale has turned out to be a stroke of luck for ...
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Australian Oaks

2017 Australian Oaks free tips, updated odds and market movers

ONE of the most even fields throughout The Championships is the Group 1 Australian Oaks where five horses are currently ...
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David Pfieffer

Pfeiffer hopes Tearaway Charlie move will bring change of luck

TEARAWAY Charlie has shown plenty of promise without breaking through in its career to date, but the horse’s new trainer ...
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Heathcote down to one Weetwood runner

Heathcote down to one Weetwood runner

Brilliant but injury-prone Pinch River looks like being trainer Ron Heathcote's only Weetwood Handicap runner ...
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Berry second at best to unbeatable Winx

Berry second at best to unbeatable Winx

Tommy Berry rode Chautauqua to an unprecedented third TJ Smith Stakes win but accepts he can only be second-best to ...
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Baykool after three on end at Caulfield

Baykool after three on end at Caulfield

After wins at Cranbourne and Ballarat, Baykool is chasing a Listed win at Caulfield in the Galilee Series final ...
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Winx knows she's the queen: Bowman

Winx knows she’s the queen: Bowman

Winx, the world's best racehorse on turf, is aiming for her 17th consecutive win in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at ...
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Dreams Aplenty sticks to Guineas

Dreams Aplenty sticks to Guineas

Smart three-year-old Dreams Aplenty will stay in his own age group this winter carnival after missing a run in the ...
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Sydney Cup

Sydney Cup betting guide with form, odds and free race tips

THE Sydney Cup is one of the most exciting races during The Championships as 14 runners line up over the ...
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Tony Gollan wants hometown win

Tony Gollan wants hometown win

Tony Gollan is keen to return to his home town of Toowoomba and win the big feature double of the ...
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Moroney with two Sydney Cup hopefuls

Moroney with two Sydney Cup hopefuls

Trainer Mike Moroney is leaning to Mornington Cup runner-up Vengeur Masque as the best of his two runners in the ...
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Better Not Blue

Better Not Blue ready for Provincial Championships assault

KEMBLA Grange trainer Michelle Ritchie is elated with her consistent galloper Better Not Blue ahead of Saturday’s Provincial Championships final ...
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Coolmore Legacy

2017 Coolmore Legacy free tips, form and best value selections

THE Championships is into its second day and the Group 1 Coolmore Legacy Queen of the Turf is one of ...
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The Pegasus to be worth record $16 million

The Pegasus to be worth record $16 million

Organisers have announced the next edition of The Pegasus will carry a world record purse of $US16 million ...
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Winning riders suspended at Sandown

Winning riders suspended at Sandown

Winning jockeys Mark Zahra, Beau Mertens and Jordan Childs have had their days soured by suspensions at Sandown ...
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Arrowfield Stud buys into colt Pariah

Arrowfield Stud buys into colt Pariah

Arrowfield Stud has bought 50 per cent of two-year-old colt Pariah who will continue his racing career next season with ...
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Medaglia D'oro colt

High profile bidders join to take home $2.4 million colt

A syndicate of high profile buyers joined to outbid Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum for a stunning Medaglia D'oro ...
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NSW racing news

Singleton, Hadley combine at Warwick Farm

The Ray Hadley and John Singleton-owned gelding Well Hardley Ever has won his third race from 10 starts at Warwick ...
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NSW racing news

Waterhouse, Ryan spend up at yearling sale

Gai Waterhouse has secured the top lot on the second day of the Easter Sale with Gerald Ryan taking home ...
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Vic racing

Regan Bayliss suspended for 21 meetings

Apprentice Regan Bayliss will spend almost three weeks on the sidelines after being suspended for careless riding at Sandown ...
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Vic racing

Apprentice Ben Allen in first city success

Apprentice Ben Allen has notched a milestone with his first city winner at Sandown on the Darren Weir-trained Lyuba ...
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NSW racing news

Snowdens out to add Oaks to Slipper win

Happy Hannah and Self Esteem will carry the hopes of trainers Peter and Paul Snowden in the ATC Australian Oaks ...
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Vic racing

Wet track would suit Survived: Alexander

Archie Alexander was thrilled with Survived's first start for his new stable and the trainer will keep him at 1600m ...
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Vic racing

Oliver reunites with Lucia in G1 QE Stakes

Damien Oliver believes the Queen Elizabeth Stakes is an open contest with his mount Lucia Valentina among the main chances ...
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NSW racing news

Age rule puts paid to Bashboy National bid

Drawcard steeplechaser Bashboy will have to be retired from racing in Australia at the end of the season ...
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NSW racing news

Sydney Cup trio difficult to split: Waller

Trainer Chris Waller can make a case for all three of his Sydney Cup runners with punters also struggling to ...
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Queensland news

Upstart Prides chases Weetwood Hcp berth

Upstart Pride has taken a step closer to getting a Weetwood Handicap start with a first-up win at Ipswich ...
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racing news

Facts and figures on the Gr 1 Sydney Cup

A look at the history of the Sydney Cup ...
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racing news

Under double wraps: have punters been shafted with Winx spell?

WERE punters treated unfairly this week when Winx was withdrawn from the Queen Elizabeth Stakes? That's the hot topic following ...
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racing news

Facts and figures on the Queen Elizabeth

A look at the history of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes ...
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NSW racing news

Vergara out to be the Queen of the Turf

Her fourth in the Doncaster Mile tells trainer Anthony Cummings Vergara can more than hold her own in the Queen ...
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NSW racing news

Age rule puts paid to Bashboy National bid

Drawcard steeplechaser Bashboy will have to be retired from racing in Australia at the end of the season ...
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NSW racing news

Frankel progeny get mixed sales results

The first Frankel yearling sold in Australia has gone for more than half a million dollars, while another fell short ...
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Queensland news

Munce-trained Lucky Black set for back-up

The Chris Munce-trained Lucky Black will be chasing successive wins on a quick back-up at Doomben ...
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James Porter celebrates winning the Sires Produce Stakes

One of Yankee Rose’s owners making waves in greyhound racing

WHEN James Porter made the decision to re-enter the racing industry after more than a decade on the sidelines, he ...
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Queensland news

Jim Byrne injured in barrier incident

An injured Jim Byne expects to be back riding at Doomben to resume the battle with apprentice James Orman for ...
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NSW racing news

First Frankel yearlings at Easter sale

The Easter sale continues in Sydney with the first Frankel yearlings offered in Australia up for auction ...
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UK News

Paddy Power Betfair to cut 650 jobs

Newly formed bookmaking giant Pady Power Betfair is to cut 650 jobs in the United Kingdon and Ireland ...
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