Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 9th August

This day 9th 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.


Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Tuesday, August 10

Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Tuesday, August 10

HorseBetting's Victorian racing tipster brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the Ballarat meeting on Tuesday, ...
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Hawkesbury betting tips

Hawkesbury betting preview & top odds | Tuesday, August 10

The Hawkesbury races will be run on Tuesday, August 10, and HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best bets, value tips, top ...
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The Astrologist

The Astrologist takes out Group 3 Aurie’s Star at Flemington

Following his win in the Group 3 Aurie's Star at Flemington, the Leon & Troy Corstens-trained The Astrologist is set ...
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Mount Fuji

Punt Drunk: Mount Fuji for sale as owners look to cut losses

The Monday edition of Punt Drunk takes a look back at some of the major news stories from over the ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 9, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 9, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees just two meetings being held around the country on this Monday afternoon. Our racing ...
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Acutus

Acutus continues winning run at Ruakaka

Track specialist Acutus continued his blossoming love affair with the sandy Ruakaka surface when he dominated his open class rivals ...
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Zeefa Zed

Chief Sequoyah ready for National challenge

While he wasn’t really enjoying the serious drop in temperature that Christchurch was experiencing on Sunday, trainer John Wheeler was ...
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Double Happy

Clotworthy happy to get first victory with handy winter stayer

Former Nigel Tiley-trained stayer Double Happy opened his account from his new base at Shaun and Emma Clotworthy’s Byerley Park ...
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Mildura Racing Club

Mildura betting preview, top tips & odds | Monday, August 9

Mildura plays host to an eight-race card on Monday, August 9. See all of the top tips, value bets & ...
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Aricina

Sharrock and Schofer dominate at Hawera

Trainer Allan Sharrock and his apprentice Hazel Schofer claimed all the plaudits at Hawera on Saturday with the pair dominating ...
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It’s A Wonder

Thrilling finish to Waikato Steeplechase

In a thrilling finish to the day’s second feature jumping event, Waverley visitor It’s A Wonder fought back in the ...
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Tommyra

Tommyra pulls off long range target

A plan set by trainer Toby Autridge back in November came to fruition at Te Rapa when Tommyra bolted home ...
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Tim Martin

Group One-winning Sydney trainer banned

Tim Martin, the trainer of dual Group One winner Exceed And Excel among other top horses, has lodged an appeal ...
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Pierata

Pierata stylish second in barrier trial

Pierata has run second in a Warwick Farm barrier trial, his first appearance ahead of the $14 million Everest ...
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Vinland

Conditions right for Vinland at Flemington

Trainer Tony McEvoy is predicting Vinland will have ideal conditions when the gelding steps out at Flemington ...
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Roaring Lion

Roaring Lion on the mend

Four-time Group 1 winner and shuttle stallion, Roaring Lion, returned to Cambridge Stud on Thursday following two colic surgeries in ...
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Iconoclasm

Group One spring targets for Iconoclasm

Iconoclasm begins his season in the Group Three Aurie's Star Handicap with trainer Danny O'Brien hoping to get the horse ...
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She’s A Smash Hit

Ruakaka sojourn Ritchie’s recipe for success

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie is taking advantage of the training conditions on offer in the winterless north and hopes to ...
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Prioritise

Prioritise can bring Tregea change of luck

Trainer Steve Tregea has had no luck with injuries to two of his horses but hopes to turn things around ...
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Heirborn

Heirborn set for his first city test

Three-year-old gelding Heirborn will be out to back up his impressive maiden win at Bendigo when he runs in town ...
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Exoteric

Exoteric can prove decision was right

Exoteric is one of the stayers trainer Chris Waller kept in a recent cull of his stable and he can ...
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Dawn Passage

Spring a new Dawn for Waterhouse colt

Dawn Passage will get the chance to underline his Golden Rose claims when he kicks off his three-year-old season at ...
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First-up Flemington assault for Bassett

First-up Flemington assault for Bassett

After successful stints with Peter Moody and Mick Price, Bassett runs for the first time for trainer Mitchell Freedman at ...
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Tony McEvoy

$5.8m prize money increase for SA racing

Thoroughbred Racing South Australia has announced $5.8 million in prize money increases for grass roots racing across the state ...
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Simon Wilson with Dez

Dez set to defend title in Winter Classic

Waipukurau farmer Simon Wilson started the racing season off in perfect style at Riccarton last Saturday, recording his first stakes ...
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Aalaalune

Aalaalune resumes at Ruakaka

Group 1 performer Aalaalune will kick-off her three-year-old season in the Tee Café @ Ruakaka Races (1000m) on Sunday and ...
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Xanthus

Xanthus ready to shed maiden status

The promising Xanthus has won a trial as he prepares to shed his maiden status at Doomben ...
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Loveisili

Loveisili earns shot at redemption

Kris Lees is banking on Loveisili's last-start flop proving an anomaly and remains hopeful the horse can bounce back at ...
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Vincent Ho

Ho riding high as Shergar Cup challenge beckons

Vincent Ho faces one of the biggest tests of his career and is relishing the challenge as he prepares to ...
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Magic Circle

No Melbourne Cup for Magic Circle

Trainer Ian Williams has ruled out another tilt at the Melbourne Cup for Magic Circle who was unplaced last year ...
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Latrobe

Latrobe bounces back to winning form

Latrobe has returned to winning form in the Group Three Ballyroan Stakes at Leopardstown ...
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Lindsay Park duo tackle Flemington contest

Lindsay Park duo tackle Flemington contest

Lindsay Park has two three-year-olds in a 1400m-race at Flemington, one first-up and the other having raced through the winter ...
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Moroney

Trainer Mike Moroney fined $1000

Trainer Mike Moroney has been fined $1000 over a short-acting corticosteroid detected in a post-race sample from a horse in ...
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Chris Waller

Waller to dominate Qld staying races

Champion trainer Chris Waller's domination of Queensland staying races is set to continue with half the open handicap field at ...
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Flemington return for spring hopeful Odeon

Flemington return for spring hopeful Odeon

Co-trainer Simon Zahra has seen encouraging signs from five-year-old Odeon on the training track ahead of the gelding's race return ...
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Golden Tycoon to step up in Rosebud

Golden Tycoon to step up in Rosebud

Trainer Greg McFarlane is hoping the speedy Golden Tycoon can live up to his winning debut when he runs in ...
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Imports add intrigue to Aurie's Star

Imports add intrigue to Aurie’s Star

Two imports, Home Of The Brave and Poetic Dream, are among the favourites to make an impact early in the ...
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Right distance for I'm Belucci at Doomben

Right distance for I’m Belucci at Doomben

Group One-placed I'm Belucci gets to a suitable distance for the first time in two years at Doomben ...
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Verry Flash

Bishara hoping to extend Flash run

Nick Bishara had his highs and lows with the racemare Opulence, but now he is forever grateful to the daughter ...
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Jockey Thomas Sadler

Tom Sadler gets on the board over jumps

Tom Sadler says a maiden win over jumps means a great deal to him after recently making the switch from ...
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Emperor's Way ready for step up to 1800m

Emperor’s Way ready for step up to 1800m

Trainer Peter Snowden believes Emperor's Way is ready to make his presence felt when he steps up to 1800m in ...
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Rich Charm ruled out of Flemington return

Rich Charm ruled out of Flemington return

Rich Charm has been ruled out of the Aurie's Star Handicap at Flemington with a cut leg which needs treatment ...
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Jag Guthmann-Chester ready to defend title

Jag Guthmann-Chester ready to defend title

Reigning premier Brisbane apprentice Jag Guthmann-Chester will return from holidays to start the defence of his title at Doomben ...
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Brilliant Spurcraft spelled after injury

Brilliant Queensland sprinter Spurcraft has been sent for a spell after suffering a hairline fracture to a splint bone ...
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Regimen, ridden by Corey Brown

Stress-free filly Regimen wins again

Regimen has been on her best behaviour on her city debut at Canterbury to remain unbeaten with her second convincing ...
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Runaway's success kicks off Tulloch triple

Runaway’s success kicks off Tulloch triple

Every one of the horses Tulloch Lodge saddled up at Canterbury has won with Adrian Bott buoyed by the progress ...
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Brown and Panya outed for careless riding

Brown and Panya outed for careless riding

Corey Brown and apprentice Deane Panya have been suspended for careless riding at Canterbury ...
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Suncraze

The big names return to the circuit in search in spring

SPRING is in not yet here, but the heavy hitters of the track are beginning their preparations for what looms ...
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Street Comic to star as a stayer

Street Comic to star as a stayer

Street Comic is the grandson of a Golden Slipper winner but is looking to make his name as a stayer ...
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Rocket Tommy

Rocket Tommy right for Flemington launch

Rocket Tommy makes a return to Flemington in a benchmark 90 race looking to remain unbeaten at the track ...
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Horse racing in Canberra

Racing NSW increases country cup prize money

IN a major boost to country racing in the state, Racing NSW announced on Wednesday that they will significantly increase ...
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Brett Bellamy

Super mare just the tonic for Bellamy

Coffs Harbour trainer Brett Bellamy will embark on a rare road trip to Sydney to run unbeaten mare Super Tonic ...
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Bluesbro

Breakthrough beckons for Buchanan’s Bluesbro

THE consistent, but winless seven-year-old Bluesbro will confront 2000m for just the second time in its career, but trainer Kristen ...
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Hey Doc wins at Flemington

HeyDoc’ begins campaign in Aurie’s Star

Hey Doc will have his return run in the Aurie's Star Handicap at Flemington ahead of Group One races in ...
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Bott Waterhouse horse trainers

Runaway’s first success comes with ease

Tulloch Lodge colt Runaway has broken his maiden with a comfortable win at Canterbury after coming up short last start ...
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First city win for Guthmann-Chester

First city win for Guthmann-Chester

Apprentice Jag Guthmann Chester has ridden his first metropolitan standard winner on Exceed Battle who carries famous colours ...
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Lightz switched on for Rosebud bid

Lightz switched on for Rosebud bid

Jim and Greg Lee are confident three-year-old Lightz is in for a much-improved campaign starting with The Rosebud at Rosehill ...
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O'Sullivan

Expert rates Bonneval as NZ’s best

LEADING form analyst Daniel O’Sullivan from The Rating Bureau in Australia has rated Bonneval as the best of New Zealand’s ...
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Budget Bender after three in a row

Budget Bender after three in a row

Rejuvenated galloper Budget Bender is set to back up at Doomben from a win at Caloundra in an attempt to ...
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Nymph Monte

Nymph Monte ready for group glory

NYMPH Monte was successful at stakes level last season and the six-year-old in search of higher honours this preparation. The ...
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Rosehill tips and best bets for Saturday May 22 2021

Rosebud Stakes betting at Rosehill with free tips and form

THE early season three-year-olds are back in action in Saturday's $150,000 Rosebud Stakes at Rosehill and we have form, odds ...
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Oscietra draws barrier four at Geelong

Oscietra draws barrier four at Geelong

Oscietra, the daughter of unbeaten Black Caviar, will attempt to break her maiden status on the synthetic track at Geelong ...
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Trainer Trent Pennuto to front RAD Board

Trainer Trent Pennuto to front RAD Board

Trainer Trent Pennuto and a stable employee have a date before the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board over the alleged ...
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Jockeys Lever, Pitomac remain in hospital

Jockeys Lever, Pitomac remain in hospital

Jockeys Chad Lever and Daniel Pitomac remain in Newcastle's John Hunter Hospital where they are being assessed for injuries suffered ...
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Gun Runner

Gun Runner capable of dethroning Arrogate as America’s best

IS the aptly-named Gun Runner capable of beating Arrogate in the Breeders' Cup Classic in November? These questions are now ...
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Lever, Pitomac injured in Scone falls

Lever, Pitomac injured in Scone falls

Jockeys Chad Lever and Daniel Pitomac are being assessed in hospital for injuries suffered in falls at Scone ...
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Vic racing

Kavanagh says pressured over cobalt vet

Banned Sydney trainer Sam Kavanagh maintains he was pressured to keep a Melbourne vet out of his cobalt case ...
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NSW racing news

Kentucky Miss could take on Capitalist

Trainer Joe Pride is weighing up options in two states for Kentucky Miss including whether to take on Capitalist in ...
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NSW racing news

Terravista will not race this spring

Joe Pride will give Terravista a spring preparation but the Group One winning sprinter will not be seen on the ...
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NSW racing news

Orbec to kick off road to G1 Metropolitan

John Thompson-trained duo Orbec and Danjeu will start their spring preparations in the Premier's Cup Prelude at Rosehill on Saturday ...
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Vic racing

Laing concentrating on Lord preparation

Robbie Laing is focusing on the P B Lawrence Stakes with Lord Of The Sky after he returned to form ...
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NSW racing news

Kentucky Miss could take on Capitalist

Trainer Joe Pride is weighing up options in two states for Kentucky Miss including whether to take on Capitalist in ...
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NSW racing news

Bruce McAvaney’s horse set for Canterbury

While Bruce McAvaney commentates the Rio Olympics, a horse he part-owns is set to race at Canterbury on Wednesday ...
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NSW racing news

Father-daughter team take on Sydney

Grafton-based trainer Dwayne Schmidt is bringing Diversifier to Sydney for a second Highway race with daughter Cassandra in the saddle ...
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Vic racing

Tom Ryan to ride in the NZ GN Hurdle

Tom Ryan is heading to New Zealand to partner Ready Eddie in the Grand National Hurdle at Riccarton ...
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NSW racing news

Terravista will not race this spring

Joe Pride will give Terravista a spring preparation but the Group One winning sprinter will not be seen on the ...
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Vic racing

Clinic ‘tried to deflect cobalt blame’

Sydney trainer Sam Kavanagh has told his father's cobalt appeal he was pressured not to reveal a Melbourne vet supplied ...
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Vic racing

Saint Valorem set for Sandown return

A lack of suitable jump-outs has trainer Cameron Templeton a little concerned ahead of Saint Valorem's return at Sandown ...
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Vic racing

Xtravagant settling in to new home

New Zealand star Xtravagant is in Melbourne in plenty of time getting ready for his return run at Moonee Valley ...
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Queensland news

Buffering in line for fifth Qld title

Durable sprinter Buffering is in line to claim the Queensland Horse of the Year title for the fifth time ...
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Vic racing

Vet ‘tried to deflect cobalt blame’

Outed Sydney trainer Sam Kavanagh says he was under significant pressure not to reveal a Melbourne vet supplied a substance ...
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NSW racing news

Winx given easy trial at Randwick

Winx has worked strongly to the line to finish fourth in her second Randwick barrier trial ahead of her racetrack ...
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UK News

Al Shaqab removes horses from Head-Maarek

Al Shaqab Racing denies gender is an issue after removing horses from Criquette Head-Maarek, the trainer of their dual Arc ...
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Vic racing

Mahuta early favourite in PB Lawrence Stks

Bookmakers expect Mahuta to turn the tables on Lord Of The Sky following the release of early markets on the ...
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