Horse Racing News: This Day In Racing 16th April

Today 16th 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.


Exhilarates

Exhilarates out to add to Godolphin tally in Adelaide

Godolphin will chase another feature race win in Adelaide when Exhilarates runs in the Group 3 R N Irwin Stakes ...
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The Chosen One

Baker looking to further enhance impressive Sydney Cup record

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman are down to just one runner in the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m), ...
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Colette

Godolphin poised to continue hot carnival form

Global powerhouse Godolphin played a starring role on Derby day and again have the firepower to make an impact at ...
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That’s Incranibull

Davies holds strong hand in Poverty Bay Cup

New Plymouth trainer Emma Davies holds a strong hand in the Vintech Pacific Poverty Bay Cup (2500m) at Hastings on ...
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Favourite out of Provincial Championships Final

Favourite out of Provincial Championships Final

Great News, the reigning favourite for the rich Provincial Championships Final, has been scratched ...
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Ritani

Stakes targets await Ritani

Seven-win mare Ritani is on trial for stakes targets when she lines up in the Ascot Sports Bar Handicap (1600m) ...
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Caulfield racing tips 17/4

Caulfield tips, best bets and quaddie selections | 17/4 Preview

What VOBIS Race Day Where Caulfield Racecourse - 22 Station St, Caulfield East, VIC, 3145 When Saturday, April 17, 2021 ...
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Morphettville

Morphettville tips, best bests and quaddie selections | SA 17/4

What Morphettville Races Where Morphettville Racecourse- 79 Morphett Road, Morphettville, SA, 5043 When Saturday, April 17, 2021 First Race 12:06pm ...
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Isotope

2021 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint betting tips | Saturday, April 17

HorseBetting.com.au's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the best bets and top odds for the Arrowfield Sprint on Day 2 of The ...
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Southern France

Sydney Cup runner-by-runner betting preview | April 17, 2021

HorseBetting.com.au's Nicholas Lloyd previews every runner in the Group 1 Sydney Cup, which is set to go off at 3:05pm ...
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Ascot horse racing tips for May 8 2021

Ascot racing tips, best bets and quaddie selections | WA 17/4

Ascot horse racing tips, best bets and WA quaddie selections for the Sires Produce Stakes meeting on Saturday, April 17, ...
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Verry Elleegant

Queen Elizabeth Stakes runner-by-runner betting tips | Randwick

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the runner-by-runner betting preview for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday, April 17. See ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | April 16, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 16, 2021

Today's racing around the country sees seven horse racing meetings scheduled for this afternoon, as we build to Day 2 ...
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Eagle Farm tips, best bets and quaddie picks

Eagle Farm tips, best bets and quaddie picks | QLD 17/4

What Eagle Farm Races Where Eagle Farm Racecourse - 230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot QLD 4007 When Saturday, April 17, 2021 ...
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Najmaty is one of the main hopes in the Percy Sykes Stakes on Saturday

Percy Sykes Stakes tips, best bets & quaddie picks | 17/4 preview

Form, preview and tips for the Percy Sykes Stakes being run at Royal Randwick on Saturday, April 17, including our ...
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Amarelinha

ATC Australian Oaks tips, betting strategy & odds | 17/4

HorseBetting.com.au's Nicholas Lloyd takes a look at the best bets on offer for the ATC Australian Oaks at Royal Randwick ...
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Prophet's Thumb

Bel Esprit Stakes tips, odds & betting strategy | 17/4

Full preview of the Bel Esprit Stakes being raced on Saturday, April 17 at Caulfield, including tips, betting strategy and ...
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Probabeel

Queen of the Turf Stakes tips, odds & betting strategy | 17/4

HorseBetting.com.au's Nicholas Lloyd brings you the best bets and top odds for the Queen of the Turf Stakes at Randwick ...
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Workaholics

Punt Drunk: Another jockey banned as RV cracks down on doping

TGIF! Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major stories doing the rounds as we approach a mega ...
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The Championships Day 2  race-by-race preview & tips | Randwick

The Championships Day 2 race-by-race preview & tips | Randwick

What The Championships Day 2 Where Royal Randwick Racecourse, Alison Rd, Randwick NSW 2031 When Saturday, April 17, 2021 First ...
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Arcaded

Fillies to represent Godolphin in The Showdown

Victorian-based stallion Street Boss will be represented by Godolphin fillies Arcaded and Sliders in The Showdown at Caulfield ...
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Stalwart Trainer Out To Break Geraldton Cup Hoodoo

Stalwart Trainer Out To Break Geraldton Cup Hoodoo

He’s the doyen of Geraldton racing, has won multiple trainer’s premierships, but there’s one accolade missing from his racing resume ...
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Verry Elleegant

Waller Hoping Fresh Is Best For Star Mare

In a race expected to be the highlight of the Sydney autumn carnival, Verry Elleegant will attempt to wrest the ...
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Rogers' Heavenly Bid For Sires Success

Rogers’ Heavenly Bid For Sires Success

If Roy Rogers needs validation leading up to the WA Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday, he received ...
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Bella Nipotina

Bella Nipotina chases VOBIS money at Caulfield

Bella Nipotina will chase a second career win when she lines-up in the VOBIS Gold Dash at Caulfield ...
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Literary Magnate

Williams chases big pay day with Literary Magnate

Literary Magnate will be chasing a big pay day for her trainer Matthew WIlliams in the $950,000 The Showdown at ...
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Chantorque Primed For Ascot Return

Chantorque Primed For Ascot Return

Russell Stewart’s talented galloper Chantorque will look to get her campaign off to a winning start in the Glenroy Chaff ...
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Lyre

Mares gear up for Sangster Stakes at Caulfield

Anthony and Sam Freedman will have a couple of mares do battle in the Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield as ...
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Apache to make rivals Chase this time

Apache to make rivals Chase this time

Dalrello to be run at true tempo ...
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Tommy Berry

Berry sets sights on another Championships Final

Tommy Berry believes Great News is the horse to give Kim Waugh a breakthrough win in the Provincial Championships Final ...
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Montefilia

Montefilia drawn to stay the distance in Oaks

A week after finishing fourth against the boys in the Australian Derby, Montefilia will back up in the Australian Oaks ...
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Redzel

Dual Everest winner Redzel retired

Star sprinter Redzel has been retired with his last race yielding a third in the Group One TJ Smith Stakes ...
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Rubisaki

Rubisaki poised to cap season at Randwick

Three-year-old filly Rubisaki is on target to chase her sixth straight win this season in the Group Three JHB Carr ...
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Ideas Man to undergo check before Showdown

Ideas Man to undergo check before Showdown

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained Ideas Man needs to pass a Racing Victoria vet check before running in The ...
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John Sargent

Packer Plate start looms for Get The Idea

Lightly raced Get The Idea is set to run in the Group Three Frank Packer Plate after missing a planned ...
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White Moss

White Moss to back up again in Group 1 All Aged

Last-start Sapphire Stakes winner White Moss is scheduled to run for the third consecutive weekend in the Group One All ...
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Damien Oliver

Nichols happy to get Oliver back on Dancer

After an unsuccessful trip to Adelaide for a first-up assignment, Tahitian Dancer runs at Caulfield where her trainer Shane Nichols ...
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In Her Time

Time almost up for Group 1-winning mare

Trainer Kris Lees has scratched two horses from the Hall Mark Stakes at Randwick but still holds a strong hand ...
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King's Legacy

Champagne Stakes facts and figures

What you need to know about the Group One Champagne Stakes for two-year-olds at Randwick ...
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Pierata

A look at the Group One All Aged Stakes

What you need to know about the weight-for-age Group One All Aged Stakes at Randwick ...
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Benfica Princess

Benfica Princess after first open victory

Consistent mare Benfica Princess is chasing her first open company win in the Might And Power Handicap at the Gold ...
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Hugh Bowman

King can grant Bowman juvenile clean sweep

A victory aboard King's Legacy in the Champagne Stakes would deliver star jockey Hugh Bowman his first clean sweep of ...
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Tony Gollan

Doomben to dictate Gollan’s winter plans

Premier Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan will use the Doomben meeting to start planning winter campaigns for some of his top ...
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Griffiths hopes to flex muscle in Showdown

Griffiths hopes to flex muscle in Showdown

Robbie Griffiths has Cornucopia safely in The Showdown at Caulfield but is hoping for some scratchings to have multiple representation ...
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Away Game

Away Game scheduled to run in Adelaide Group 1

Star two-year-old Away Game is scheduled to take on the older fillies and mares in the Group One Robert Sangster ...
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Matt Dunn

Coronavirus protocols stretch bush stable

Murwillumbah trainer Matt Dunn will need all of his logistical skills when he has runners at up to eight tracks ...
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Coastal Prince

Coastal Prince gets open company chance

Coastal Prince's liking for 1600m races at Doomben has given him a chance to contest an open company handicap ...
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Dances With Dragon

Purton hits the century

The championship prospects of Zac Purton were aided by a treble that took him to 100 wins for the term, ...
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Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty set for rest, Cruz left smiling

Golden Sixty was the talk of Happy Valley on Wednesday (15 April) night with trainer Francis Lui revealing that his ...
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Kukeracha

Karaka graduate impressive debut winner at Geelong

Supporters of the heavily-backed Kukeracha would have had their heart in the mouth when he stepped away a length behind ...
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Maija Vance

Step by step for inspirational Vance

Maija Vance is continuing to prove that attitude can take you a long way in life. The former jockey, who ...
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Exceedance

Exceedance retired to stand at Vinery

Group One winner Exceedance will not race again and will stand at Vinery Stud in the spring ...
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Clayton Chipperfield

Trainer staying chipper over lockdown

Te Awamatu trainer Clayton Chipperfield is thanking his lucky stars that he has his 60 acre property to keep him ...
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Cheltenham Festival

Return to British racing to remain on hold

Racing will remain on hold beyond after the British Horseracing Authority extended its suspension on meetings in Britain ...
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Bruce Harvey

Hong Kong Sale delay no issue for Harvey

The Hong Kong International Sale has been pushed back further as the fallout from Covid-19 continues to impact on all ...
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Ka Ying Star can still rise higher

Ka Ying Star can still rise higher

Ka Ying Star finished 10th in the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) last start but Vincent Ho believes the gelding ...
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Furore catches the eye as FWD QEII Cup entrants trial at Sha Tin

Furore catches the eye as FWD QEII Cup entrants trial at Sha Tin

The BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) winner Furore headlined an “all -star” barrier trial at Sha Tin this morning (Tuesday ...
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Trainer Ben Currie to give phone evidence

Trainer Ben Currie to give phone evidence

Trainer Ben Currie is expected to give evidence via phone into two historical allegations made against him in a stewards' ...
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Hugh Bowman to ride Santa Ana Lane in HK

Hugh Bowman to ride Santa Ana Lane in HK

A costly suspension to Mark Zahra has given Hugh Bowman the nod to ride Santa Ana Lane in the Chairman's ...
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Pierata primed for another shot at G1

Pierata primed for another shot at G1

The Greg Hickman-trained Pierata will line up in the All Aged Stakes in his bid to snare a Group One ...
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Shoals sibling scores a maiden Bendigo win

Shoals sibling scores a maiden Bendigo win

The Anthony Freedman stable intends to step the younger sister of Shoals up in distance after her maiden win at ...
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Vinco out to halt Godolphin 2YO onslaught

Vinco out to halt Godolphin 2YO onslaught

Two-year-old Vinco will back up from an unlucky Fernhill Handicap run in the Group One Champagne Stakes at Randwick ...
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Warwick Farm tips 13/1

Warwick Farm tips: best bets for Wednesday, April 17

Warwick Farm is racing this Wednesday and our team at Horse Betting HQ has taken a look at the fields ...
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Zebulon back in distance for Victoria Hcp

Zebulon back in distance for Victoria Hcp

The injury-prone Zebulon has not had a sore day since joining the Warrnambool stable of Aaron Purcell and could have ...
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Owners reject offer for Melody Belle

Owners reject offer for Melody Belle

The owners of champion New Zealander Melody Belle have rejected a substantial offer for the mare ...
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Glen Boss wants to return home eventually

Glen Boss wants to return home eventually

Glen Boss has told the launch of the Brisbane winter racing carnival he is keen to end his days as ...
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Strong incentives for Karaka graduates in China

Strong incentives for Karaka graduates in China

Two additional races have been added to the racing calendar at Yulong Jockey Club exclusively for New Zealand Bloodstock graduates, ...
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RQ understood to be moving to bar Currie

RQ understood to be moving to bar Currie

Racing Queensland is looking at a modernised rule to refuse all nominations by Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie until charges against ...
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Teddy still the gold standard

Teddy still the gold standard

It has been more than 20 years since Ready Teddy and Blyth Tait set the benchmark of what can be ...
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Stablemates on target to swap places

Stablemates on target to swap places

The Chosen One will end his Australian campaign on Saturday, while stablemate Bobby Dee will be endeavouring to secure a ...
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Cox Plate potential for Rondinella

Cox Plate potential for Rondinella

Cambridge trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood were ecstatic with Rondinella’s Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) fourth-placing at Randwick on ...
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Omaha Beach lands Kentucky Derby spot in Arkansas Derby

Omaha Beach lands Kentucky Derby spot in Arkansas Derby

Fox Hill Farms’ Omaha Beach entered Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) at a sloppy Oaklawn Park needing to secure ...
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Tout Est Permis on target for Irish Grand National date

Tout Est Permis on target for Irish Grand National date

Noel Meade has confirmed Tout Est Permis an intended runner in the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. The Gigginstown House ...
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Big bet alert: Punters crunch Maher & Eustace first starter at Bendigo

Big bet alert: Punters crunch Maher & Eustace first starter at Bendigo

The punters have come hard for Ciaron Maher and David Eustace first-starter Exquisite Beauty at Bendigo today after a number ...
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Jackson Murphy to return at Ipswich

Jackson Murphy to return at Ipswich

Apprentice Jackson Murphy will return to riding at Ipswich after being sidelined for three months with a wrist injury ...
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RV release race dates for 2019/20 season

RV release race dates for 2019/20 season

Racing Victoria has released its program of race dates for 2019/20, with 558 meetings to be run across the state, ...
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Ryan Maloney to front RV stewards hearing

Ryan Maloney to front RV stewards hearing

Racing Victoria stewards will hold a hearing into the banned substance found in a urine sample provided by jockey Ryan ...
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Williams chasing VOBIS money at Caulfield

Williams chasing VOBIS money at Caulfield

Warrnambool trainer Matthew Williams has entered three of his horses for the rich Victorian Owners and Breeders race day at ...
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Trapeze Artist favourite for All Aged

Trapeze Artist favourite for All Aged

Trapeze Artist is the early favourite to win his third Group One race on the back of his TJ Smith ...
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Geelong racing tips for January 24 2021

Geelong betting tips and full form for Tuesday, April 17

GEELONG hosts an eight race card this Tuesday and the team at Horse Betting has provided your tips for the ...
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Lindsay Park big guns to trial at Tatura

Lindsay Park big guns to trial at Tatura

Class gallopers Vega Magic, Spieth, Formality and Boom Time add a bit of class to a set of barrier trials ...
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Spirit of Boom to stand for Qld record fee

Spirit of Boom to stand for Qld record fee

Leading sire Spirit of Boom will stand for a Queensland record service fee of $55,000 at Eureka Stud ...
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Purcell set to unveil import at Caulfield

Purcell set to unveil import at Caulfield

Imported galloper Snoano, a winner during the Royal meeting at Ascot, is set to make his Australian debut in the ...
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First meeting for new Kensington track

First meeting for new Kensington track

Randwick's Kensington track will be in use for the first time in 3-1/2 years after being totally rebuilt ...
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Art Deco sizing up for black type racing

Art Deco sizing up for black type racing

Wet track specialist Art Deco is limbering up for her favourite time of the year. The Taranaki five-year-old was knocking ...
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Highland Reel to stand at Swettenham

Highland Reel to stand at Swettenham

The globe trotting Highland Reel is to stand at Victoria's Swettenham Stud in the upcoming southern hemisphere breeding season ...
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Hartnell entered for All Aged Stakes

Hartnell entered for All Aged Stakes

Hartnell is among the entries for the All Aged Stakes at Randwick which brings the Sydney carnival to a close ...
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Hennessy’s racing travels to continue

Hennessy’s racing travels to continue

Gary Hennessy is preparing for another international tour of duty. The Matamata trainer has his sights set on a Singapore ...
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Lacy wins appeal on handling case

Lacy wins appeal on handling case

Apprentice Stephanie Lacy has been successful in her appeal against a handling charge conviction almost nine months after being suspended ...
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Mornington market movers for Monday, April 16

Mornington market movers for Monday, April 16

VICTORIA'S Monday meet is at Mornington as the race club holds a nine events to start the working week. Where ...
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Training pair Chime in with jumps win across Tasman

Training pair Chime in with jumps win across Tasman

Cambridge trainers David and Emma-Lee Browne are on track for an Australian double. The husband and wife team bagged the ...
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Trainer Optimistic about Simply's future

Trainer Optimistic about Simply’s future

Brendon Hawtin is looking on the bright side with Simply Optimistic. He doesn’t know how long he will have the ...
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Grafton market movers for Monday, April 16

Grafton market movers for Monday, April 16

GRAFTON is one of two meetings in Australia today and the punters have made their moves early in the piece ...
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Another Melbourne Cup crack the plan for Who Shot Thebarman

Another Melbourne Cup crack the plan for Who Shot Thebarman

Less than 24 hours after watching his pride and joy, Who Shot Thebarman, seal his first Sydney victory in thrilling ...
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Capucine commences autumn campaign on a winning note

Capucine commences autumn campaign on a winning note

The powerful Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman partnership continued their inexorable march to a fourth National Trainer’s premiership title when ...
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Tactical ride pays dividends for Collett and Londaro at Hastings

Tactical ride pays dividends for Collett and Londaro at Hastings

A bold ride from leading rider Samantha Collett paved the way for promising galloper Londaro to bounce back to winning ...
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Guineas the long term goal for Hastings winner Madison County

Guineas the long term goal for Hastings winner Madison County

Exciting two-year-old Madison County has been ear-marked as a potential Guineas candidate next season after clinching his first raceday success ...
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Ugo Foscolo returns to winning form at Te Rapa

Ugo Foscolo returns to winning form at Te Rapa

A return to Te Rapa has worked wonders for last season’s Group One winner Ugo Foscolo ...
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Big Duke

Big Duke ready for second Sydney Cup

Big Duke is primed and ready for the re-running of the Sydney Cup at Randwick ...
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Mertens can continue title push at Sandown

Mertens can continue title push at Sandown

Beau Mertens will be out to close the gap on premiership leader Craig Williams at Sandown before he begins a ...
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New training combination after stakes win

New training combination after stakes win

The new training combination of Kelso Wood and Patricia Gesler are after their first stakes win with top colt Snitzkraft ...
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Racing returns to Canterbury

Racing returns to Canterbury

Trainer Gerald Ryan will have two runners in the two-year-old maiden when racing returns to Canterbury ...
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Aquis adds four more stallions

Aquis adds four more stallions

Queensland's Aquis Farm has increased its stallion roster from four to eight for the next breeding season ...
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Jamie Kah

Top Australian jockeys to bet on this winter

FOLLOWING hot jockeys is a recipe for success and there are some Australian-based riders which have been rewarding for punters ...
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Boost for flood victim trainers

Boost for flood victim trainers

Racing Queensland has started a fund to help more than 200 Queensland trainers hard-hit by the recent floods across the ...
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NSW racing news

Bowman, Bell front stipes over exchange

Jockeys Hugh Bowman and Mitchell Bell have avoided sanction for a heated exchange after the Hall Mark Stakes at Randwick ...
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racing news

Miss Promiscuity sprints to Caulfield win

The Robert Sangster Stakes is on the radar for Miss Promiscuity after her VOBIS Gold Sprint win that brought up ...
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Vic racing

Mission accomplished in Precious Gem win

Henry Dwyer had one task when he took over the training of Precious Gem and he duly delivered with the ...
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NSW racing news

English wins last G1 race of Sydney autumn

Gai Waterhouse has trained English to win the All Aged Stakes, the final Group One race of the Sydney autumn ...
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NSW racing news

Guardini gets first Australian win in G3

Guardini has won the Group Three Japan Racing Association Plate to give trainer Lee Freedman some consolation at Randwick ...
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NSW racing news

English wins last G1 race of Sydney autumn

Gai Waterhouse has trained English to win the All Aged Stakes, the final Group One race of the Sydney autumn ...
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Vic racing

Miss Promiscuity sprints to Caulfield win

The Robert Sangster Stakes is on the radar for Miss Promiscuity after her VOBIS Gold Sprint win that brought up ...
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Queensland news

Sears makes right Choice in Weetwood win

Tony Sears has realised a career ambition with Choice Bro producing a barnstorming finish to win the Weetwood Handicap at ...
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NSW racing news

Music Magnate hits right note in sprint

Music Magnate has defied a challenge from Knoydart to win the Group Three Hall Mark Stakes in a photo finish ...
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Vic racing

Bengal Cat books Adelaide trip for Oaks

Bengal Cat has earned herself a shot at a Group One race in Adelaide after leading throughout in the VOBIS ...
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Vic racing

Red Bomber lame after Gold Mile victory

A year after winning the VOBIS Gold Sprint at the corresponding meeting, Red Bomber has added the $250,000 VOBIS Gold ...
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racing news

Honey Toast delivers for Toowoomba in Cup

The Ben Currie-trained Honey Toast has beaten Iggi Pop to post a popular win in the Toowoomba Cup ...
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NSW racing news

English captures All Aged Stakes for Gai

Three-year-old filly English has beaten Black Heart Bart and Kermadec to win the Group One All Aged Stakes at Randwick ...
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NSW racing news

Yattarna runs rivals ragged in Group Three

Yattarna has caused a Group Three upset at Randwick, leading all the way to win the JHB Carr Stakes ...
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racing news

Birchley team in form for winter carnival

Crack Me Up has put trainer Liam Birchley on course for another profitable winter carnival with his team of two-year-olds ...
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NSW racing news

Prized Icon wins Group 1 Champagne Stakes

The James Cummins-trained Prized Icon has beaten Chimboraa to claim the Group One Champagne Stakes ...
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NSW racing news

He’s Our Rokkii wins Frank Packer Plate

He's Our Rokkii's win in the Frank Packer Plate has led trainer Tom Dabernig to consider Brisbane and Adelaide options ...
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Vic racing

Valliano claims Gold Ingot at Caulfield

Two-year-old Valliano has added the $150,000 VOBIS Gold Ingot to his win in the $250,000 Inglis Premier at Caulfield earlier ...
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NSW racing news

Boyd gets first city winner in Highway

Scone trainer Tammy Boyd has won her first race on a city track with Unknown Destiny claiming the Highway Handicap ...
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Vic racing

Sly Romance outstays rivals at Caulfield

Sly Romance has taken out Australia's longest flat race with a comfortable win at Caulfield ...
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