Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 8th July

This day 8th July 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.


Ellerslie

Watershed moment for Auckland Racing

Members of the Auckland Racing Club (ARC) overwhelmingly threw their support behind a merger with the Counties Racing Club at ...
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Rockhampton jockey Ash Butler

Butler bullish on Last Chance in Rockhampton Newmarket

Queensland hoop Ashley Butler will head into Friday's Rockhampton Newmarket quietly confident as he partners the in-form Last Chance ...
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Chris Munce

Munce aiming for feature double with Stampe and Palaisipan

Brisbane trainer Chris Munce will be hoping that his winning run can continue this weekend as he saddles up Stampe ...
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Rockhampton racing news

Rockhampton racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Friday, July 9

HorseBetting's Nicholas Lloyd takes a look at the best bets and value picks on offer for the Rockhampton Newmarket meeting ...
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Rainbow Light

Jerry Chau closes in on Vincent Ho in Tony Cruz Award battle

Jerry Chau’s quest for the Tony Cruz Award, the prize for Hong Kong’s most successful homegrown jockey in 2020/21, intensified ...
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Sale best bets

Sale betting tips, value bets & quaddie | Friday 9/7/2021

HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the eight-race card at Sale in ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | July 8, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | July 8, 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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Cannsea Clearly

Carsons scores first training win

South Auckland horseman Brad Carsons was delighted to secure his first training win at Arawa Park on Wednesday, courtesy of ...
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Angelina Lauro

Angelina Lauro victory further solidifies relationship

Three-year-old filly Angelina Lauro was a strong winner of the Piako Tractors 3YO (1400m) at Rotorua for Te Awamutu trainer ...
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Mark Chitty

Auckland super club one step closer

The merger between the Auckland and Counties Racing Clubs is now just one step away. Members of the Counties Racing ...
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Midnight Runner

Winter Cup puzzle for Midnight Runner

Midnight Runner is on trial for next month's Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton but ironically ...
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Toyetic

Spring hopes for Toyetic after Sandown win

Despite being locked away on the home turn, Jamie Mott got Toyetic clear galloping room in the straight enabling the ...
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Signore Fox wins Listed Ramornie Handicap

Signore Fox wins Listed Ramornie Handicap

The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Signore Fox has finished strongly between runners to bounce back to winning form in the ...
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Victorian horses barred from racing in NSW

Victorian horses barred from racing in NSW

Horses trained in Victoria have been banned from contesting races in NSW effective immediately as following the spike of COVID-19 ...
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Intuition

Intuition leads Goldman charge to Victoria

Trainer Kurt Goldman says there is no point stressing about about getting Intuition back to NSW after he runs in ...
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Trumbull

Winter Stakes next target for Trumbull

Civic Stakes winner Trumbull will be chasing his second-straight Listed race victory when he runs in the Winter Stakes at ...
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Acrobatic lives up to breeding at Doomben

Acrobatic lives up to breeding at Doomben

Smart two-year-old Acrobatic lived up to his strong breeding with an easy midweek win at Doomben ...
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Grafton horse racing

Grafton Carnival betting tips – Day 3 – Thursday, 9 July 2020

Thursday racing in NSW is headlined by the Grafton Cup, which is part of an eight-race program on the final ...
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Ballarat turf meeting moved to The Valley

Ballarat turf meeting moved to The Valley

Concerns over certain sections of the turf course at Ballarat have prompted officials to move an upcoming meeting to The ...
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The Bostonian

The Bostonian has plans to scale Everest

New Zealand Group One-winning gelding The Bostonian has a spring campaign in Sydney in the pipeline, where The Everest looms ...
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Racing continues in Vic despite lockdown

Racing continues in Vic despite lockdown

Despite the reintroduction of stage three lockdown in Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire, racing will continue in Victoria as it ...
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Big Duke

Sixties Groove, Big Duke to run at Grafton

Trainer Kris Lees will have Sixties Groove and Big Duke in the Grafton Cup, but has decided not to run ...
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Kisukano

Weight concern for resuming Kisukano

Trainer Michael Nolan is worried about the big weight allocated to top filly Kisukano when she returns to racing on ...
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Starla

Waller seeks sentimental Winx Guineas win

Champion trainer Chris Waller is hoping improving filly Starla can win the Group Three Winx Guineas, which is named in ...
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Ricky Yiu

Yiu’s still swinging as title challenge intensifies

Zac Purton has the jockeys’ title more or less wrapped up – the shiny bow is all that’s needed – ...
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Polly Grey

Polly Grey pleases with black-type placing

The Kiwi connections of smart mare Polly Grey were delighted to see the daughter of Azamour show a glimpse of ...
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Hazel Schofer

Schofer back on the horse

Weight, it’s the bane of many jockeys’ existence, and late last year it became a bit too much for talented ...
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Aimee’s Jewel

Exciting future tipped for promising filly

Keep Aimee’s Jewel in your black book. That’s the thought of trainer Trudy Keegan after the filly’s dominant debut victory ...
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Mystic Journey set to trial at Devonport

Mystic Journey set to trial at Devonport

Cox Plate favourite Mystic Journey will continue her build-up towards her return to racing in an 800m barrier trial at ...
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Sydney a consideration for John Moore

Sydney a consideration for John Moore

With John Moore expected to have to retire from the Hong Kong training ranks after next season, he has indicated ...
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Portelli to have two Winter Stakes runners

Portelli to have two Winter Stakes runners

Gary Portelli is looking for improved performances from his Winter Stakes runners, Nicci's Gold and Testashadow, after the Civic Stakes ...
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Hard Empire on target to run in WFA Monash

Hard Empire on target to run in WFA Monash

Adelaide sprinter Hard Empire is scheduled to make the trip to Melbourne for his next assignment in the weight-for-age Sir ...
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Classic Unicorn

Per Incanto’s Unicorn sprints to Cup win

Red-hot jockey Zac Purton had to settle for second in Sunday afternoon’s feature at Sha Tin as Classic Unicorn, a ...
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Paul O’Sullivan

O’Sullivan successfully rounding off HK season

Paul O’Sullivan is following his stable’s fortunes over the final few racedays in Hong Kong during his annual fortnight visit ...
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Purton edges closer to HK season record

Purton edges closer to HK season record

With two meetings remaining, Zac Purton has moved to within six wins of Joao Moreira's season record for a jockey ...
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Guy debating Grafton Cup run

Guy debating Grafton Cup run

The chance to get black-type could mean talented staying mare Protest heads to the Grafton Cup rather than Doomben ...
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Deagon to get major training centre

Deagon to get major training centre

The Deagon racetrack in Brisbane's northern seaside is set to house a major training and education centre ...
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Sea Of Class Irish Oaks

Colic ends career of Sea Of Class

Sea Of Class has had her racing career ended by a serious bout of colic ...
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Sitarist

Parsons surprised by milestone

John and Karen Parsons were caught by surprise with the latest milestone in their training careers. When Sitarist, a Road ...
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Winx nearing barrier trial appearance

Winx nearing barrier trial appearance

Champion Winx is not far off a public appearance in a barrier trial ahead of a campaign aimed at a ...
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Williams surges clear in premiership race

Williams surges clear in premiership race

A six-win haul at Flemington has Craig Williams well on target to finish the season as Melbourne's premier jockey once ...
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Colless to ride Tyzone in Ramornie

Colless to ride Tyzone in Ramornie

Veteran jockey Glen Colless gets a chance to win his first Ramornie Handicap when he rides Tyzone at Grafton ...
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Adelaide option for Sunlight return

Adelaide option for Sunlight return

Trainer Tony McEvoy will consider the Listed Lightning Stakes in Adelaide for Sunlight's return if he believes the filly needs ...
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First Crush set for Grafton Cup

First Crush set for Grafton Cup

In-form stayer First Crush will tackle the Grafton Cup rather than the longer Queen's Cup at Caloundra ...
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Jeff Lloyd second in Durban July

Jeff Lloyd second in Durban July

The soon-to-retire Jeff Lloyd has finished second in his final attempt to win South Africa's major race, the Durban July ...
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Tarzan to stay at home instead of Grafton

Tarzan to stay at home instead of Grafton

Speedy galloper Tarzan is likely to miss the Kirby Quality at Grafton and tackle a race on his home track ...
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Cox Plate betting

Godolphin’s Benbatl to run in Cox Plate

Godolphin has announced it will take up the invitation to run Benbatl against Winx in the Cox Plate ...
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Roaring Lion wins Eclipse at Sandown

Roaring Lion wins Eclipse at Sandown

Roaring Lion has battled on bravely to beat his old rival Saxon Warrior in the Group One Eclipse Stakes at ...
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Royal Symphony remains unbeaten

Royal Symphony remains unbeaten

Quality two-year-old colt Royal Symphony has remained unbeaten with another dominant display in the Listed Taj Rossi Series Final at ...
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Irish Constabulary makes up for lost time

Irish Constabulary makes up for lost time

Eight-year-old Irish Constabulary has continued to make up for his late start to racing by winning his eighth race at ...
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Tom Sadler suspended for one month

Tom Sadler suspended for one month

Jockey Tom Sadler has been suspended for a month after being hit with an improper riding charge and a careless ...
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Cummings to embrace Godolphin challenge

Cummings to embrace Godolphin challenge

James Cummings says he is relishing the prospect of becoming a better horse trainer in his role for Godolphin ...
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Mertens notches milestones at Flemington

Mertens notches milestones at Flemington

Beau Mertens has extended his lead in the Melbourne jockeys' premiership to four with a Flemington treble on a day ...
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Ability Dwayne Dunn

In-form Ability wins again at Flemington

Emerging sprinter Ability has made it three wins from as many starts this campaign, taking out the Listed All Victorian ...
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Seventh heaven as Cook's Conca conquers

Seventh heaven as Cook’s Conca conquers

A SPARKING run of form has continued for Tim Cook's gelding Conca Del Sogno after the red-hot runner made it ...
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Bowman premiership blitz continues at Farm

Bowman premiership blitz continues at Farm

Hugh Bowman is closing in on the Sydney jockeys' premiership after riding two winners at Warwick Farm ...
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Tshahitsi wins Winter Championship Final

Tshahitsi wins Winter Championship Final

Tasmanian gelding Tshahitsi has notched his third Melbourne win of the preparation with a hard-fought victory in the Listed Winter ...
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Jeff Lloyd

Lloyd found not at fault after complaint

Stewards have found top jockey Jeff Lloyd was not at fault after trainer Will Hulbert complained about his ride on ...
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Super Haze gives McEvoy Flemington double

Super Haze gives McEvoy Flemington double

Five-year-old stayer Super Haze has given trainer Tony McEvoy a winning double at Flemington after an earlier win to boom ...
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Kings Of Leon rated a sprinter of future

Kings Of Leon rated a sprinter of future

Kings Of Leon has graduated to city-class racing with a come-from-behind win at Warwick Farm ...
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Beau Mertens outrides his claim

Beau Mertens outrides his claim

A Listed race win at Flemington on Highland Beat has brought up Beau Mertens' 80th city winner with the 19-year-old ...
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Nic's Vendetta takes out Highway Handicap

Nic’s Vendetta takes out Highway Handicap

Country apprentice Mikayla Weir has upstaged leading jockey Corey Brown to ride her first city winner at Warwick Farm ...
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Stunning Star Hills win delights Browell

Stunning Star Hills win delights Browell

THE city beckons for well-bred two-year-old Star Hills, which torched the field in the third race on the card at ...
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Mertens

Mertens brings up a century for the season

Beau Mertens has ridden his 100th winner for the season in Victoria, bringing up the milestone on Schism in the ...
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Horse trainer Tony Gollan

Tony Gollan reaches 100 winners

Trainer Tony Gollan has reached 100 winners for the season courtesy of an early double at Doomben with Khalama and ...
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Stewards order scratching of Show A Star

Stewards order scratching of Show A Star

Stewards have ordered the withdrawal of the Simon Morrish-trained Show A Star from a race at Flemington ...
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Page's Powerful outsider wins after flashing home late

Page’s Powerful outsider wins after flashing home late

TRAINER Helen Page took two runners into the Shane (Demons) Coster Handicap on the Gold Coast, but it was the ...
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Fradd says don't sack Rancho Montoya

Fradd says don’t sack Rancho Montoya

Jockey Robbie Fradd says Rancho Montoya is still a horse to follow despite him being beaten by another promising two-year-old ...
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Spanish Reef wins Rivette Series Final

Spanish Reef wins Rivette Series Final

The Ken Keys-trained Spanish Reef has made it back-to-back city wins, taking out the Rivette Series Final at Flemington ...
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Cummings, Godolphin team up in dream start

Cummings, Godolphin team up in dream start

Two-year-old Manicure has given James Cummings a perfect start to his role as Godolphin's head Australian trainer ...
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Ben Currie

Ilovevegas puts it together at Doomben with dominant win

BEN Currie says he is excited to see what Ilovevegas can do when he steps up over the mile in ...
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David Hayes

The Star backs Hayes in Everest

The Star has backed David Hayes and Lindsay Park in The Everest but the stable's runner in the $10 million ...
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NSW racing news

Weather concern for Waller stablemates

Leading trainer Chris Waller is concerned a wet Randwick will be against his chances to win the Shoot Out Mile, ...
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Queensland news

Code Noir to make comeback at Doomben

Trainer Matt Dunn has waited a long time to get Code Noir back to the races and is hoping his ...
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NSW racing news

Weather concern for Waller stablemates

Leading trainer Chris Waller is concerned a wet Randwick will be against his chances to win the Shoot Out Mile, ...
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Vic racing

Brown upbeat about Lord Von Costa

Trainer Stephen Brown believes Lord Von Costa has improved from his last-start second and expects him to run a big ...
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Queensland news

Glendara to do better at Doomben: Baldwin

Trainer Barry Baldwin is looking to Glendara to bounce back from his worst career run at Eagle Farm when he ...
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Vic racing

The Week at a Glance

A greyhound racing ban, cyclist Anna Meares and the wait for election results have featured in news ...
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Queensland news

A drying Doomben track to suit Choice Bro

Choice Bro's chances at Doomben have improved with strong winds in Brisbane helping dry the track ...
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Queensland news

Tassie racing boss to take over in Qld

Vet Dr Eliot Forbes has been appointed the new CEO of Racing Queensland at a time when greyhound racing is ...
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Queensland news

Tassie racing boss to take over in Qld

Vet Dr Eliot Forbes has been appointed the new CEO of Racing Queensland at a time when greyhound racing is ...
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Vic racing

Weir could reach milestone at Flemington

Darren Weir is within two wins of reaching 100 metropolitan winners for the season in Victoria and could bring up ...
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Queensland news

James Orman still in premiership race

Apprentice James Orman has had a careless riding suspension reduced to keep his hopes alive in the Brisbane jockeys' premiership ...
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Queensland news

Eliot Forbes new RQ chief executive

Veterinarian Dr Eliot Forbes is to leave Tasmanian racing to take up the position of chief executive of Racing Queensland ...
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Queensland news

Tassie racing boss to take over Qld

Vet Dr Eliot Forbes has been appointed the new CEO of Racing Queensland at a time when greyhound racing is ...
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UK News

Big Orange on track for Goodwood/Melbourne Cup double

JAMES McDonald has secured his biggest offshore riding win when Big Orange scored an all-the-way win in the Group 2 ...
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UK News

James McDonald wins G2 race in England

Leading Sydney jockey James McDonald has claimed the Group Two Princess Of Wales's Stakes at Newmarket ...
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Aussies abroad

Clipperton accepts Hong Kong contract

ONE of Australia's talented young jockeys will do us proud when he takes up a riding contract in Hong Kong ...
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NSW racing news

Avdulla closing in on jockeys premiership

BRENTON "The Gun" Avdulla has the 2015/2016 New South Wales jockey premiership at his mercy and landing two Godolphin rides ...
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