Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 8th October

This day 8th October 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.


Zaaki wins The Q22 at Eagle Farm

Zaaki ‘happy’ ahead of Might And Power Stakes at Caulfield

Zaaki will be shooting for his third Group 1 win in Saturday’s Might And Power Stakes at Caulfield in what ...
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Randwick racing tips & quaddie numbers | October 9, 2021

Randwick racing tips & quaddie numbers | October 9, 2021

HorseBetting's NSW racing tipsters brings you his top selections for every race at the Spring Champion Stakes meeting at Royal ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 8, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 8, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees six meetings being held on this Friday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Ascot WA betting tips

Ascot racing tips & top value bets | Saturday, October 9

HorseBetting’s WA form analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for the meeting at Ascot on Saturday, October ...
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Punt Drunk: A week Regan Bayliss will remember for a long time

Punt Drunk: A week Regan Bayliss will remember for a long time

The Friday edition of Punt Drunk takes a look back at the week that was for Regan Bayliss, along with ...
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Bellacontte

Bellacontte out to defy recent history

Trainer Chrissy Bambry will attempt a rare feat on Saturday when high-class three-year-old Bellacontte takes on the older mares in ...
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Samarkand

Baker and Forsman throw in dual entry for Victoria Derby

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman have set their sights on another Derby triumph in Australia. In the past ...
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Lance Robinson

Robinson aiming for the sky with Aerial Blue

Group One ambitions go on the line for promising Christchurch filly Aerial Blue at Timaru on Friday. Riccarton trainer Lance ...
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Wertheimer

Cranbourne racing tips & quaddie picks – Friday, 9 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and quaddie numbers for Friday night's eight-race meeting at Cranbourne, Victoria ...
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Hawker Hurricane

Ballarat racing tips & value bets – Friday, 9 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Friday's eight-race meeting at Ballarat, Victoria ...
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O'Brien's Spring Raiders Pass First Test

O’Brien’s Spring Raiders Pass First Test

Six horses from the stable of champion Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien have blown out the cobwebs with a course proper ...
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Instant Celebrity

Thousand Guineas 2020 betting tips, odds & form

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and form for our top picks in Saturday's Group 1 Thousand Guineas at Caulfield ...
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Nature Strip Gets Green Light From Vets

Nature Strip Gets Green Light From Vets

Multiple Group One winner Nature Strip has passed an endoscopic examination, clearing him to continue his preparation for The Everest ...
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King's Legacy

Caulfield Guineas 2020 betting tips & form guide

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and form for the top picks in Saturday's Group 1 Caulfield Guineas ...
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Russian Camelot

Russian Camelot To Take On Familiar Faces

Danny O'Brien's star Russian Camelot takes on only five rivals in his Cox Plate lead in run in the Caulfield ...
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Red Chase

Tempo Crucial For Red Chase At Doomben

Red Chase will be striving to turn the tables on his Weetwood Handicap conqueror Jadentom when they stage a rematch ...
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Buffalo River

Toorak Handicap 2020 runner-by-runner betting guide

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the form for all 15 runners in this weekend's Group 1 Toorak Handicap at Caulfield ...
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Flit

Distance Right For Flit In Silver Eagle

Group One winner Flit will be Godolphin's only runner in the Silver Eagle and trainer James Cummings expects her to ...
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Lunar Fox

Preusker Looks To Outfox Rivals In Guineas

Paul Preusker is hoping a last-minute decision to run Lunar Fox in the Caulfield Guineas will pay off as he ...
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Mamaragan Confirmed For Guineas Start

Mamaragan Confirmed For Guineas Start

The Stan Fox Stakes shapes an ideal target for Mamaragan but trainer John Thompson has taken a long-term view in ...
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Lance Robinson

Avaquinella out to press Guineas claims

A bold debut from promising Proisir filly Avaquinella at Timaru would please Riccarton trainer Lance Robinson but only an emphatic ...
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John O'Shea

O’Shea Pair Vying For Champion Honours

At the start of the year, John O'Shea mapped a path to the Spring Champion Stakes for Lion's Roar and ...
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Yearn

Fursdon Yearning for Hawera victory

Matamata trainer Karen Fursdon is hoping her stable star Yearn will cop a bit more luck in this year’s running ...
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Rockhampton racing news

Rockhampton racing tips & value bets – Thursday, 8 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, value bets and quaddie tips for Thursday's seven-race card at Rockhampton, Queensland ...
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Yosemite Ready To Climb Group One Summit

Yosemite Ready To Climb Group One Summit

Robbie Griffiths is certain Yosemite's long odds aren't a true representation of her prospects in the Thousand Guineas as he ...
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Chris So

Classic Unicorn scores classy Valley victory

Classic Unicorn sealed a Chris So double with a smart win in last night’s (Wednesday, 7 October) feature, the Class ...
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Il Affare

Il Affare looks the deal

Peter and Dawn Williams unleashed a three-year-old filly of promise when Il Affare broke maiden ranks over 1600m at Avondale ...
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Dawn Patrol

Cup assignment for Dawn Patrol

Group 1 performer Dawn Patrol will be out to add a second stakes victory to his record at Matamata on ...
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Outback Barbie to stay home in Brisbane

Outback Barbie to stay home in Brisbane

Classy mare Outback Barbie will remain in Brisbane for the summer carnival despite an impressive barrier trial win at Doomben ...
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Everest spot up for grabs in G2 Schillaci

Everest spot up for grabs in G2 Schillaci

A field of nine is set to run in the Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield with the winner to be offered ...
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Shadow Hero dominates Spring Champion

Shadow Hero dominates Spring Champion

Shadow Hero is the dominant favourite to give trainer Mark Newnham back-to-back wins in the Group One Spring Champion Stakes ...
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Cox Plate has 35 remaining in contention

Cox Plate has 35 remaining in contention

Following third acceptances for the Cox Plate at The Valley, 35 horses remain in contention, including nine internationally trained gallopers ...
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Numbers whittled down for Caulfield Cup

Numbers whittled down for Caulfield Cup

Bart Cummings winner Surprise Baby is a notable omission from Caulfield Cup second declarations with 45 horses remaining in contention ...
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Flit a dominant Thousand Guineas favourite

Flit a dominant Thousand Guineas favourite

Jockey Hugh Bowman is confident Flit is the one to beat in the Thousand Guineas at Caulfield despite her unplaced ...
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Danceteria on song for Caulfield Stakes

Danceteria on song for Caulfield Stakes

UK-based French trainer David Menuisier has been to Werribee to watch Cox Plate contender Danceteria go through his paces ahead ...
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Night's Watch on target for G1 Toorak

Night’s Watch on target for G1 Toorak

The Chris Waller-trained Night's Watch is set to contest the Group One Toorak Handicap and has worked sharply at the ...
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Macdonald believes Dalasan can defy draw

Macdonald believes Dalasan can defy draw

Trainer Leon Macdonald would have preferred a better barrier draw for Dalasan but remains confident he has the right horse ...
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McDonald believes Kubrick can emulate sire

McDonald believes Kubrick can emulate sire

James McDonald believes Caulfield Guineas contender Kubrick can emulate his sire Shooting To Win who won the race five years ...
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Avilius gets another look at Caulfield

Avilius gets another look at Caulfield

Avilius is unbeaten in his two runs at Caulfield and has had another look at the course in a solo ...
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Cox Plate equal fav to have Valley gallop

Cox Plate equal fav to have Valley gallop

Cox Plate equal favourite Lys Gracieux will get a look at the Cox Plate course in a pre-race gallop at ...
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tegan harrison

Tegan Harrison injured in four-horse fall

Brisbane rider Tegan Harrison has suffered injuries including fractured vertebrae and concussion in a four-horse fall at Doomben ...
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Dalasan draws wide in Caulfield Guineas

Dalasan draws wide in Caulfield Guineas

Dalasan is a drifting favourite for the Caulfield Guineas after drawing a wide barrier with Alligator Blood firming slightly ...
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Flit draws barrier two in 1000 Guineas

Flit draws barrier two in 1000 Guineas

Favourite Flit remains the $2 favourite for the Thousand Guineas at Caulfield after drawing barrier two in the Group One ...
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Trinder confirms Plate for Mystic Journey

Trinder confirms Plate for Mystic Journey

Tasmanian trainer Adam Trinder has confirmed his stable star Mystic Journey will press on to the Group One Cox Plate ...
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Redzel tunes up for Everest with trial win

Redzel tunes up for Everest with trial win

Redzel has comfortably held In Her Time to win a barrier trial at Gosford ahead of his bid for a ...
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Winx to have nine rivals in G1 Turnbull

Winx to have nine rivals in G1 Turnbull

Champion Winx headlines a field of 10 for the Group One Turnbull Stakes at Flemington as she bids to extend ...
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Japanese pair chasing the Cups dream

Japanese pair chasing the Cups dream

Japanese horses Chestnut Coat and Sole Impact are undergoing quarantine at Werribee ahead of their targets in the Caulfield and ...
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Home Of The Brave in Everest for ATC

Home Of The Brave in Everest for ATC

Home Of The Brave will run for the Australian Turf Club in the $13 million Everest with the field of ...
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Viddora gets Damion Flower's Everest slot

Viddora gets Damion Flower’s Everest slot

Viddora has gained a berth in the $13 million Everest and will run for the group headed by Damion Flower ...
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Kris Lees to have three Everest runners

Kris Lees to have three Everest runners

Trainer Kris Lees will have three runners in the $13 million Everest while Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott have gone ...
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Free entries set to close ahead of Hong Kong International Races

Free entries set to close ahead of Hong Kong International Races

Free entries will close in two weeks’ time for all four Group 1 contests at the 2018 LONGINES Hong Kong ...
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Shane Bottomley to face RAD Board hearing

Shane Bottomley to face RAD Board hearing

Cranbourne trainer Shane Bottomley faces a Racing Appeals and Disciplinary hearing after being charged by Racing Victoria stewards ...
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English and Invincible Star out of Everest

English and Invincible Star out of Everest

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained mares English and Invincible Star have been ruled out of The Everest ...
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Aloisia ready for return at Flemington

Aloisia ready for return at Flemington

A sharper Aloisia is set to make her spring return when she lines up in the Blazer Stakes at Flemington ...
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Maid Of Heaven one of three Spring fillies

Maid Of Heaven one of three Spring fillies

Trainer Mark Newnham has confirmed Maid Of Heaven will take her place in the Group One Spring Champion Stakes at ...
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Wait and see on Flemington for Rising Red

Wait and see on Flemington for Rising Red

Trent Busuttin will study the final field for the Bart Cummings to decide whether Rising Red takes his place or ...
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No extra rivals for Winx in Turnbull

No extra rivals for Winx in Turnbull

Winx will be out to notch her 28th straight victory when she attempts to defend the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington ...
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Damion Flower searching for Everest runner

Damion Flower searching for Everest runner

Slot holder Damion Flower is searching for a new runner in the $13 million Everest with his choice English to ...
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Mike may join Savvy at Valley

Mike may join Savvy at Valley

Dual Group 1 winner Savvy Coup might not be the only Livamol Classic contestant to compete at Moonee Valley on ...
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On-fire Teetan takes five at Sha Tin

On-fire Teetan takes five at Sha Tin

Karis Teetan topped the win count at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon, Sunday, 7 October, with a fine five-timer that ...
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Crack Me Up in Group One lead-up

Crack Me Up in Group One lead-up

Queensland Horse of the Year Crack Me Up will have his next Melbourne start in the Paris Lane Stakes at ...
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Stephen McKee to weigh up Hasabro options

Stephen McKee to weigh up Hasabro options

Hasabro's unlucky second at Geelong has left New Zealand trainer Stephen McKee in a quandary as to how to get ...
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Winx named Horse of the Year again

Winx named Horse of the Year again

Champion Winx has again been recognised as Australia's best racehorse at the annual Horse of the Year awards ...
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Jimmy Fortune calls time on riding career

Jimmy Fortune calls time on riding career

Veteran English jockey Jimmy Fortune has called time on his 30-year career ...
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Bowman tests internationals for Cup

Bowman tests internationals for Cup

Hugh Bowman's options for an internationally-trained Melbourne Cup ride are down to Marmelo and Tiberian following Ryan Moore's booking for ...
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Corey Brown excited ahead of The Everest

Corey Brown excited ahead of The Everest

She Will Reign is favourite to win the $10 million The Everest and jockey Corey Brown is thrilled to have ...
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Gingernuts to miss Caulfield Cup

Gingernuts to miss Caulfield Cup

The Caulfield Cup is over for Gingernuts who will be aimed at other features in Melbourne after his lead-up race ...
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Internationals to run in Caulfield Stakes

Internationals to run in Caulfield Stakes

The Aidan O'Brien-trained Taj Mahal and Johannes Vermeer are scheduled to make their first appearances of the Melbourne spring carnival ...
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Winkers for Royal Symphony in G1 Guineas

Winkers for Royal Symphony in G1 Guineas

Caulfield Guineas favourite Royal Symphony will wear winkers for the first time in the Group One classic for three-year-olds ...
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Tulip not in The Everest for practice

Tulip not in The Everest for practice

David Hayes is expecting Tulip to put her best foot forward when she represents Coolmore in The Everest at Randwick ...
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Rudy to chase Magic Millions wild card

Rudy to chase Magic Millions wild card

Million dollar earner Rudy will chase a wild card into the Magic Millions series when he resumes next month ...
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Kaspersky pleases in Werribee gallop

Kaspersky pleases in Werribee gallop

Kaspersky has pleased his trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam with a strong gallop at Werribee ahead of his Australian debut in the ...
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Ben Currie trains record six at Toowoomba

Ben Currie trains record six at Toowoomba

Ben Currie has set a record for a TAB meeting in Queensland by training six winners at Toowoomba on Saturday ...
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Weir to look to blinkers for Humidor

Weir to look to blinkers for Humidor

Darren Weir will try Humidor in blinkers in trackwork before deciding if he will add them to the horse's gear ...
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QRIC warns about severe bans for fixing

QRIC warns about severe bans for fixing

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has warned participants in all three racing codes they face hefty bans if found guilty ...
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Aidan O'Brien moves closer to G1 record

Aidan O’Brien moves closer to G1 record

Roly Poly has won the Sun Chariot Stakes to push trainer Aidan O'Brien to 23 Group One wins for the ...
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Winx takes out Group One Caulfield Stakes

Winx takes out Group One Caulfield Stakes

Winx has landed her eighth Group One win and 12th win in succession taking, out the Caulfield Stakes ...
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Injury puts Prince Of Penzance out of Cup

Injury puts Prince Of Penzance out of Cup

Prince Of Penzance's defence of his Melbourne Cup is over with the stayer needing surgery for a leg fracture ...
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He's Our Rokkii gives Dunn a Gr 1 double

He’s Our Rokkii gives Dunn a Gr 1 double

He's Our Rokki has continued an impressive rise through the ranks of Australian racing, winning the Group One Toorak Handicap ...
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Star Turn too quick in Schillaci Stakes

Star Turn too quick in Schillaci Stakes

Three-year-old Star Turn has graduated to weight-for-age company to defeat the older sprinters in the Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Illustrators in hot demand at spring races

Illustrators in hot demand at spring races

Illustrator Natalie Rompotis says fashion sketches are becoming increasingly popular, both in the industry and at major events like Sydney ...
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Dixie blooms as Quinton's new stable star

Dixie blooms as Quinton’s new stable star

Dixie Blossoms has claimed the Group Three Angst Stakes after a well-judged ride from jockey Tim Clark ...
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Koby Jennings' ban sours winning double

Koby Jennings’ ban sours winning double

Apprentice jockeys Koby Jennings and Blaike McDougall have both received careless-riding suspensions at Randwick ...
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Dixie blooms as Quinton's new stable star

Dixie blooms as Quinton’s new stable star

Dixie Blossoms has claimed the Group Three Angst Stakes after a well-judged ride from jockey Tim Clark ...
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Robbie Fradd rides four winners at Doomben

Robbie Fradd rides four winners at Doomben

Jockey Robbie Fradd has dominated racing at Doomben, landing four winners for his best return in the saddle since moving ...
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Divine Prophet scores in Caulfield Guineas

Divine Prophet scores in Caulfield Guineas

Divine Prophet has held off a late challenge from Seaburge to claim the Group One Caulfield Guineas ...
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Yankee Rose creates history at Randwick

Yankee Rose creates history at Randwick

Yankee Rose will take on Winx and Hartnell in the Cox Plate after her history-making win in the Spring Champion ...
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Hayes

He’s Our Rokki too strong in the Group 1 Toorak Handicap

PUNTERS had already won the day at Caulfield after the likes of Winx, Global Glamour, Assign, Sheidel and Chetwood all ...
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Global Glamour wins the Thousand Guineas

Global Glamour wins the Thousand Guineas

Global Glamour has made it two Group One wins in seven days, claiming the Thousand Guineas at Caulfield ...
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Thunder Fantasy in lightning comeback win

Thunder Fantasy in lightning comeback win

Thunder Fantasy has made a stunning return from retirement, carrying a huge weight to win at Randwick ...
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Glamour overrated at Fashions on the Field

Glamour overrated at Fashions on the Field

Melbournian Amanda Macor didn't need hours of glamorous preparation to win this year's Fashions on the Field ...
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Divine Prophet wins G1 Caulfield Guineas

Divine Prophet wins G1 Caulfield Guineas

Divine Prophet has beaten Seaburge and Hey Doc in a heart-stopping finish to the $1 million Caulfield Guineas ...
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Payne

Prince Of Penzance out of Melbourne spring carnival

2015 Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance is out of the Melbourne spring carnival following an injury at Caulfield on ...
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Yankee Rose claims Spring Champion Stakes

Yankee Rose claims Spring Champion Stakes

Yankee Rose has staked a claim for the Cox Plate with a barnstorming win in the Group One Spring Champion ...
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Cox Plate awaits Yankee Rose after Spring Champion Stakes win

Cox Plate awaits Yankee Rose after Spring Champion Stakes win

AS if the Cox Plate couldn't get any more mouthwatering, impressive filly Yankee Rose booked its ticket for Moonee Valley ...
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Global Glamour

Global Glamour dazzles for Gai’s first Thousand Guineas success

GAI Waterhouse had won just about every major race in Australia, but the champion trainer hadn't won a Thousand Guineas, ...
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Sheidel in line for Group One start

Sheidel in line for Group One start

The Group One Manikato Stakes is among the options for Sheidel after victory in a Group Three race for mares ...
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Winx

Winx on track for Cox Plate defense after Caulfield Stakes win

CHAMPION mare Winx remained on track to defend its Cox Plate crown following its win in the Caulfield Stakes on ...
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Winx wins the Group One Caulfield Stakes

Winx wins the Group One Caulfield Stakes

Winx, Australia's undisputed queen of the turf, has posted her 12th consecutive win in taking out the Group One Caulfield ...
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Smith gets back-to-back Highway winners

Smith gets back-to-back Highway winners

Distinctive Look has won back-to-back Highway Handicaps, holding on for a tough win at Randwick on Saturday ...
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Prince Of Penzance lame from Caulfield run

Prince Of Penzance lame from Caulfield run

The Melbourne Cup defence of Prince Of Penzance could be in jeopardy after he pulled-up lame when finishing fourth in ...
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Chetwood continues his winning streak

Chetwood continues his winning streak

John O'Shea insists he won't aim too high with Chetwood during the Melbourne spring carnival, despite the Godolphin galloper's win ...
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Winning reunion for Jennings, Niccolance

Winning reunion for Jennings, Niccolance

Apprentice Koby Jennings has celebrated his reunion with Niccolance by steering the colt to victory at Randwick ...
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She's Our Star in winning debut at Doomben

She’s Our Star in winning debut at Doomben

The Tony Gollan-trained She's Our Star is on a Magic Millions path after winning at Doomben ...
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Hear The Chant wins narrowly at Caulfield

Hear The Chant wins narrowly at Caulfield

Hear The Chant has provided her owners and co-trainers with an early stakes race double at Caulfield with a narrow ...
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Assign leads throughout in Herbert Power

Assign leads throughout in Herbert Power

The Melbourne Cup remains a possibility for Assign after his all-the-way win in the Herbert Power Stakes at Caulfield ...
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Speedy Luiza breaks new ground for Waller

Speedy Luiza breaks new ground for Waller

The Chris Waller-trained Luiza has bucked a stable trend of producing late-season two-year-olds in winning at Randwick ...
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Williams

Williams hopeful of Melbourne Cup start with Herbert Power winner

TEAM Williams may have secured its third 2016 Melbourne Cup entrant after Assign won the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes ...
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Wait For No One holds on for debut win

Wait For No One holds on for debut win

Wait For No One has given the Lindsay Park team its second winner from the first two races for two-year-olds ...
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