Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 7th August

This day 7th 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.


Sunshine Coast betting preview

Sunshine Coast betting preview, tips & quaddie | Sunday, 08/08/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Sunshine Coast races held on Sunday, August 08. See all the top ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 7, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 7, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees 12 meetings being held around the country on this Saturday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Catalyst

Williams bullish on Catalyst and The Oaks Stud future

Group One winning galloper Catalyst was back in action at the Cambridge trials on Thursday and pleased his connections when ...
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Michael Pitman

Pitman sets sights on special milestone

The return of Riccarton’s Grand National Carnival is music to the ears of Michael Pitman, who hopes the three-day meeting ...
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Justacanta

Home targets for Justacanta

Trainers Shaun and Emma Clotworthy were eyeing an Australian campaign with Justacanta this spring, however, a change in circumstances have ...
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Stuart Kendrick

Wet weather a boost for Fastnet Cyclone

The prospect of a wet track at Doomben has given trainer Stuart Kendrick added confidence that Fastnet Cyclone can land ...
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Patrick Payne

Payne dares Widgee to prove theory wrong

Trainer Patrick Payne is not convinced Widgee Turf is at his best on a straight track but he is happy ...
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Big Mike

Big Mike a nice distraction for Phelan

Shaun Phelan won’t enjoy watching his fellow jumps jockeys compete in two of the country’s feature jumps races at Te ...
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Sampson

Veteran galloper to resume at Hawera

Evergreen galloper Sampson will kick-off his 11-year-old season at Hawera on Saturday and trainer Howie Mathews said his pride and ...
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Ron Ladd

Ladd was such a driving force for breeders

Next Monday will mark the farewell to one of the unsung promoters of the New Zealand racing and breeding industry ...
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Eduardo

Fresh challenge for Eduardo in Missile

Lightly-raced sprinter Eduardo will have the advantage of race fitness when he bids to deliver trainer Joe Pride a hat-trick ...
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Melody Belle

Melody Belle forward for Missile return

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards is comfortable with star mare Melody Belle carrying the favourite tag into Saturday's Group 2 Missile ...
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Rosehill

Free racing tips for Rosehill Gardens – Saturday, 8 August 2020

A hint of spring is in the air at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday for the running of the Listed Rosebud ...
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It's A Wonder

Wilson targets Te Rapa jumps features

Harvey Wilson was unable to switch to hands-free mode but was still able to give a good push to his ...
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Nature Strip

Flemington betting tips & quaddie picks – Saturday, 8 August 2020

We are racing at Flemington for the first time in the new season with a Saturday card that includes the ...
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Octane out to prove a point in Melbourne

Octane out to prove a point in Melbourne

The most expensive yearling sold in Victoria, Octane will face a class test when he returns from a stint in ...
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Vanna Girl

Doomben racing tips & value bets – Saturday, 8 August 2020

Metropolitan racing heads to Doomben this Saturday in Queensland with nine runs scheduled from 11:23am AEST onward ...
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Relaxed Anders ready to blossom in Rosebud

Relaxed Anders ready to blossom in Rosebud

He has been a work in progress but Anders is showing signs he has turned the corner ahead of his ...
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Alfie Dee

Grand ride secures National honours

It has been a meteoric rise in jumps racing for Alfie Dee. The Ken Duncan-trained gelding won his maiden hurdle ...
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Kurt

Guineas contenders head Autridge’s spring hopes

Exciting performances at the Te Teko trials on Tuesday have put Matamata trainer Stephen Autridge back on the road towards ...
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Deference held in high regard for spring

Deference held in high regard for spring

Deference has added his name to Godolphin's long list of spring hopefuls from its three-year-old ranks after winning for the ...
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Little holds trip concerns at Flemington

Little holds trip concerns at Flemington

A lack of suitable 1600m races for three-year-olds has forced Colin Little to accept a challenge over a shorter trip ...
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Edmonds partnership in first metro success

Edmonds partnership in first metro success

The new Toby and Trent Edmonds training partnership has had its first metropolitan win with promising Battle Strike scoring at ...
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Antah primed for Aurie's Star Hcp assault

Antah primed for Aurie’s Star Hcp assault

Jason Warren will use the Aurie's Star Handicap at Flemington as the spring starting point for former Tasmanian galloper Antah ...
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Cummings sets Vegadaze a mountainous task

Cummings sets Vegadaze a mountainous task

A carefully considered decision to test Vegadaze against two seasoned performers could pay off for Anthony Cummings ...
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New Queensland Highway race for Doomben

New Queensland Highway race for Doomben

The first Highway Plate, based on a successful model in NSW, will kick-off at Doomben ...
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Tassort to miss spring carnival: Godolphin

Tassort to miss spring carnival: Godolphin

Silver Slipper placegetter Tassort won't be part of Godolphin's three-year-old spring arsenal after undergoing surgery ...
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Racing Victoria awaits De Kock licence bid

Racing Victoria awaits De Kock licence bid

Racing Victoria says it is yet to receive an application for a licence from Mike De Kock who hopes to ...
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Dez

Show-jumping prize paves way to Winter Cup breeding success

Saturday’s Group 3 Winter Cup (1600m) added some black-type lustre to a brief foray into thoroughbred breeding for Carole and ...
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Silvera to stick to Listed class in Sydney

Silvera to stick to Listed class in Sydney

In form Silvera can earn a Sydney trip if he wins at Doomben but trainer Tony Gollan won't be aiming ...
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Magic Trick

Tony Sears takes QTIS premiership double

Toowoomba's Tony Sears has become the first trainer to win both QTIS bonus premierships for two and three-year-olds in the ...
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Anti-whip message condemned as 'gimmick'

Anti-whip message condemned as ‘gimmick’

The British Horseracing Authority says an advertising campaign that protests against the use of the whip in horse racing is ...
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Daytona Red

Summer return likely for Daytona Red

Daytona Red looked a promising proposition heading into last season, however, a tendon injury cut short those plans. The Shaune ...
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Tighe leaves race worry to trainer, jockey

Tighe leaves race worry to trainer, jockey

Peter Tighe, the part-owner of three-time Cox Plate winner Winx, says he's got the easy job of just having to ...
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Racing future of Chautauqua in jeopardy

Racing future of Chautauqua in jeopardy

Racing NSW stewards will consider whether Chautauqua should be allowed to race again after his sixth refusal to jump in ...
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Winx third in eye-catching Rosehill trial

Winx third in eye-catching Rosehill trial

Winx has thrilled jockey Hugh Bowman with her third placing in a barrier trial at Rosehill ahead of her race ...
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Winx headlines 135 Cox Plate nominations

Winx headlines 135 Cox Plate nominations

Three-time winner Winx is at the forefront of 135 Cox Plate nominations that include 26 horses from overseas ...
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Legend Of Condor out to bloom in Rosebud

Legend Of Condor out to bloom in Rosebud

Trainer Gerald Ryan is likely to back up Legend Of Condor and Harper's Choice at Rosehill, soon after they pleased ...
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Dwyer considers options for Aurie's entry

Dwyer considers options for Aurie’s entry

Track conditions will decide whether Ability takes his place in Aurie's Star Handicap or is held back for options at ...
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Tom Melbourne

Tom Melbourne ready for spring carnival

The Chris Waller-trained Tom Melbourne has finished second in a Gold Coast barrier trial as he prepares to tackle the ...
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Appleby sets Emotionless for Caulfield Cup

Appleby sets Emotionless for Caulfield Cup

The Charlie Appleby-trained Emotionless has been confirmed for an Australian campaign with the Caulfield Cup a target ...
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Nymph Monte

Quiet approach with Nymph Monte

Opaki trainer Grant Nicholson plans to take a quiet approach to this season's campaign with his talented galloper Nymph Monte ...
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Chautauqua racing future in jeopardy

Chautauqua racing future in jeopardy

Racing NSW stewards will consider whether Chautauqua should be allowed to race again after his sixth refusal to jump in ...
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Winx third in eye-catching trial

Winx third in eye-catching trial

Winx has thrilled jockey Hugh Bowman with her third placing in a barrier trial at Rosehill ahead of her race ...
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Chautauqua refuses to jump again

Chautauqua refuses to jump again

The career of former champion sprinter Chautauqua is in doubt after he again refused to jump in an enforced barrier ...
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Royal Request

Royal Request gives Dyer third Darwin Cup

Royal Request has given Victorian trainer Neil Dyer an emotional third Darwin Cup as he and jockey Jarrod Todd remembered ...
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tiberian

Tiberian on target for Melbourne Cup tilt

French stayer Tiberian, part-owned by Australian interests, has taken another step towards the Melbourne Cup with a Group Three win ...
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Pride keen for Terravista to climb Everest

Pride keen for Terravista to climb Everest

Terravista is the forgotten horse in the talk about slots for The Everest but Joe Pride is training him for ...
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Richard Freyer

Riverina trainer Richard Freyer dies at 69

Popular NSW Riverina trainer Richard Freyer has died after a long illness aged 69 ...
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Racing chair 'devastated' by leak report

Racing chair ‘devastated’ by leak report

Former Racing Victoria chairman wants a judge to quash the racing integrity commissioner's findings against him over a cobalt investigation ...
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HB Twitter wrap

Twitter storm follows Bletchingly Stakes run at Sandown

IT was a huge weekend of racing following last week's debacle at Caulfield, as Sandown hosted a double-header of features ...
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Gentil Tonton

NZ Racing briefs – Baertschiger brings the best out of Faaltless

SHANE Baertschiger’s training skills were showcased on Sunday after Kiwi-bred Faaltless landed top honours on Sunday evening in the Garden ...
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Perfect Fit

New horse the Perfect Fit for Johnathan Munz

A CHANGE in the ownership of Perfect Fit has not altered plans for the Group One winner after notable Melbourne ...
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Monarch Chimes

Great Northern ambitions linger for Monarch Chimes

CO-TRAINERS David and Emma-Lee Browne are confident Monarch Chimes will handle the upcoming schedule after giving the prospect a month ...
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Budding three-year-olds to step out

Budding three-year-olds to step out

Several of the new season's three-year-olds will step out in the Rosebud on the way to bigger spring targets ...
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Eurell's Got Aurie's Star in his sights

Eurell’s Got Aurie’s Star in his sights

Six-year-old We've Got This, placed in two Group races down the Flemington straight last spring , will make his return ...
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Midweek tips

Midweek racing at Geelong with form, odds and free race tips

GEELONG has a bumper card in store for punters this Wednesday with 10 races to choose from. With meetings at ...
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Leak report 'devastated' ex-racing chair

Leak report ‘devastated’ ex-racing chair

Former Racing Victoria chairman David Moodie wants a Victorian Supreme Court judge to quash the findings of a cobalt leak ...
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Caravaggio

Caravaggio disappoints in French G1 race

Caravaggio has finished a disappointing sixth in the Prix Maurice de Gheest in France, throwing doubt on a trip to ...
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Vic racing

Michelle Payne’s 2016 Melbourne Cup bid in serious doubt

AN owner of last year's Melbourne Cup winner, Prince Of Penzance, has stated that regular rider Michelle Payne faces a ...
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Vic racing

Zanteco too strong in National Hurdle

Brad McLean has collected the Grand National Hurdle at his first day back riding after a fall put him on ...
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Vic racing

I’ll’ava’alf wins incident-packed steeple

A section of rail has been struck by a horse into the path of favourite Sea King in the Crisp ...
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Vic racing

Lankan Rupee returns to work at Caulfield

Trainer Mick Price says Lankan Rupee is bouncing around like a two-year-old following his recent return to work at Caulfield ...
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Vic racing

Meeting to decide Alpine Eagle start date

Alpine Eagle has been working strongly in preparation for a spring return with his starting point still to be determined ...
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Queensland news

Sold For Song to target southern riches

Toowoomba trainer Kevin Kemp will target stakes races in Sydney and Melbourne with the talented Sold For Song ...
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Vic racing

Jacquinot Bay to contest Lawrence Stakes

A fresh and fit Jacquinot Bay will represent Lindsay Park in the Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield ...
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NSW racing news

Winx well advanced in her preparation

Chris Waller is confident Winx is on her game and doesn't necessarily need another barrier trial before she resumes in ...
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Vic racing

Lankan Rupee returns to work at Caulfield

Trainer Mick Price says Lankan Rupee is bouncing around like a two-year-old following his recent return to work at Caulfield ...
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Queensland news

Glen Colless expects to be fit to ride

Brisbane jockey Glen Colless says he will be back in the saddle this week after standing down from rides at ...
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UK News

Gavin Lerena stars in Shergar Cup

South African jockey Gavin Lerena has ridden a winnng double to secure the Shergar Cup for the Rest of the ...
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Melbourne Cup winners cleared after drug testing

Melbourne Cup winners cleared after drug testing

AFTER harness racing identity John Camilleri stated "I know a horse that won a Melbourne Cup on cobalt and EPO", ...
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