Horse Racing News: Today In Racing 15th April

This day 15th 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.


Harry Bentley

Bentley ready to test his mettle in Hong Kong

Harry Bentley is eager to test his mettle in Hong Kong when he kicks off his short-term contract this Saturday ...
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Coventina Bay

Venue change ideal for Coventina Bay

The abandonment of Te Aroha’s Group One meeting last Saturday could be a blessing in disguise for Coventina Bay. The ...
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Explosive Jack

Explosive family gives Muollo another Group One win

The success of New Zealand-bred horses in the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) continued last Saturday with Explosive Jack taking ...
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Daytona Red

Bishara staying home to watch Verry Elleegant

Nicholas Bishara would love nothing more than to be trackside at Randwick to watch his star mare Verry Elleegant contest ...
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Factory Warrior racing news

Toowoomba betting preview & top tips | Friday, April 16

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the twilight races held at Toowoomba on April 16. See all the top ...
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Bint El Bed

Cranbourne betting tips, odds & quaddie | Friday, April 16

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, top value bets and free quaddie selections for the Cranbourne race meeting on Friday, ...
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Racing Orange

Orange racing tips, best odds & value bets | Friday, April 16

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the top odds, best bets and quaddie selections for the Orange Gold Cup meeting on Friday, April ...
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Charity Fun

Charity Fun overcomes trouble to earn a crack at Group company

Charity Fun has earned a tilt at the Group 3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap (2400m) next month after overcoming ...
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Caulfield Racecourse plans

Punt Drunk: MRC confirms plans for $570m Caulfield upgrade

Punt Drunk takes a glance at some of the top stories from the racing and gambling world, including the plans ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | April 15, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 15, 2021

Today's racing around the country sees six horse racing meetings scheduled for this afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Ron Quinton

‘Little’ Libertini Steals The Show At Hawkesbury

The full sibling to multiple Group 2 winner Libertini has made her presence felt with an eye-catching debut victory at ...
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I Am In The Mood

In The Right Mood Pays Dividend At Bendigo

I Am In The Mood has started her racing career in the right way, holding off the chasing pack to ...
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Ancestry

Ancestry set to rebound at Caulfield

Speedster Ancestry will appreciate a return to Caulfield and a break between races as he bids to return to winning ...
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La Mexicana

Kah key in getting La Mexicana back to best

After an unsuccessful trip to Sydney, Jamie Kah reunites with La Mexicana as they attempt to build their successful association ...
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Hopes high for resumption of French racing

Hopes high for resumption of French racing

French horse racing officials are in talks with the government to stage meetings meeting closed doors in the near future ...
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Listed race on radar for 2YO Panna Cotta

Listed race on radar for 2YO Panna Cotta

Trainer Mark Newnham has pinpointed a Listed race as the likely next step for two-year-old Panna Cotta after the filly's ...
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Eduardo

Eduardo set for return outing at Caulfield

Trainer Sarah Zschoke is confident Eduardo, who returns in the Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield, has overcome his ailments that ...
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Holyfield

Holyfield set for Group 1 Champagne Stakes

Holyfield is among a host of stakes-winning two-year-olds from the Ciaron Maher Racing stable and will try to become a ...
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Matt Cumani

No luck for Cumani with Showdown barriers

Matt Cumani will saddle two runners in the $855,000 The Showdown at Caulfield, Khoekhoe and Coup De Tonnerre who filled ...
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Tom Marquand

Marquand fined $2000 for protocol breach

Visiting English jockey Tom Marquand has been fined for breaching the strict protocols surrounding the conduct of race meetings during ...
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Robbie Fradd lands Sunshine Coast double

Robbie Fradd lands Sunshine Coast double

Veteran jockey Robbie Fradd made a quick trip to ride a double on his only two rides for the day ...
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Dreamforce

Dreamforce chases second Group One victory

Group One George Ryder Stakes winner Dreamforce will be chasing his second straight elite-level victory when he runs in the ...
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Prince Of Arran

Internationals long odds for spring: RV

Racing Victoria international scout Paul Bloodworth is optimistic some overseas horses will compete at the spring carnival but he admits ...
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Brocson

Ageless Brocson set to continue top form

Nine-year-old gelding Brocson has found a new lease on life as a stayer and is among the top chances in ...
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Vanna Girl

Star Edmonds fillies to stay at Gold Coast

The Toby and Trent Edmonds training partnership will keep Vanna Girl and Vivid Fortress for the Gold Coast instead of ...
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Full field for All Aged Stakes at Randwick

Full field for All Aged Stakes at Randwick

A full field including last year's winner Pierata has been declared for the Group One All Aged Stakes at Randwick ...
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Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty camp mulls QEII Cup, Derby form on show at the Valley

A final decision is yet to be made on Golden Sixty’s participation in the Group 1 FWD QEII Cup (2000m) ...
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Humidor

Perth Winter aims for Humidor

Triple Group 1 winner Humidor will headline a trio of Group 1 winners trainer Lindsey Smith intends racing in Perth ...
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Queensland racing integrity crisis deepens

Queensland racing integrity crisis deepens

The crisis over integrity in Queensland racing has deepened with the president and vice president of the Trainers' Association resigning ...
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Distance rise to suit Lindsay Park pair

Distance rise to suit Lindsay Park pair

Furrion and European import Alfarris are set to line up for Lindsay Park in the Group Three Easter Cup at ...
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Nick Souquet suspended for nine weeks

Nick Souquet suspended for nine weeks

Jockey Nick Souquet has been suspended for nine weeks after pleading guilty to a charge of placing 10 bets on ...
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No winter carnival runners for David Hayes

No winter carnival runners for David Hayes

Lindsay Park head trainer David Hayes says he will not be running any horses in Queensland during the winter carnival ...
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Godolphin nominates Flit for Champagne

Godolphin nominates Flit for Champagne

Godolphin has been a dominant force in the major races for juveniles this season and the global operation has Flit ...
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Jumps jockey Small undergoes surgery

Jumps jockey Small undergoes surgery

Jockey Braidon Small has undergone surgery in a Melbourne hospital following a fall in a jumps race at Pakenham ...
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Our Libretto in Sydney to run at Randwick

Our Libretto in Sydney to run at Randwick

Talented Grahame Begg-trained mare Our Libretto has travelled to Sydney and will have her next start in the Group Three ...
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QRIC admits steward partly at fault

QRIC admits steward partly at fault

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has admitted a steward was partly at fault for the wrong horse running in a ...
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Greg Nichols new chair of Racing Australia

Greg Nichols new chair of Racing Australia

Greg Nichols is the new chair of Racing Australia replacing Frances Nelson who has resigned to concentrate on issues of ...
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Ef Troop heads Gollan's Dittman runners

Ef Troop heads Gollan’s Dittman runners

Trainer Tony Gollan is likely to save unbeaten colt Zoustyle for the Gold Coast Guineas with Ef Troop heading his ...
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Kiwis take home Sydney Championships spoils

Kiwis take home Sydney Championships spoils

It may have been a day of celebrating the career of world champion Winx at Randwick on Saturday, but there ...
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Tramore’s Monday meeting must pass precautionary check

Tramore’s Monday meeting must pass precautionary check

Monday’s meeting at Tramore is subject to a precautionary inspection due to the threat of heavy rainfall. The track saw ...
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Hong Kong still target for He’s Eminent

Hong Kong still target for He’s Eminent

He’s Eminent is pressing on to Hong Kong despite a shock lack-lustre performance against the world champion Winx at Randwick ...
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Impressive Aethero draws Able Friend comparison, Purton hits a century

Impressive Aethero draws Able Friend comparison, Purton hits a century

Aethero lived up to the bubbling hype with an easy debut win at Sha Tin today (Sunday, 14 April) that ...
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Fellowes buys historic Bedford House

Fellowes buys historic Bedford House

Trainer Charlie Fellowes has announced he has bought Bedford House Stables at Newmarket from the now-retired Luca Cumani ...
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El Dorado Dreaming to tackle Champagne

El Dorado Dreaming to tackle Champagne

El Dorado Dreaming is beind aimed at another lucrative prize in the Champagne Stakes after her giant-killing win in the ...
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Caulfield double timely ahead of winter

Caulfield double timely ahead of winter

Tahlia Hope's three-kilo claim has been put to good use at Caulfield with the young rider producing a double from ...
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All Aged before Everest for Trapeze Artist

All Aged before Everest for Trapeze Artist

Trapeze Artist will line up in the Group One All Aged Stakes before being spelled with a view to The ...
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Most Important trials well ahead of return

Most Important trials well ahead of return

Leading Queensland sprinter Most Important has trialled brilliantly as he prepares to take on Group One Class this winter ...
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Double gets Bayliss in form for Brisbane

Double gets Bayliss in form for Brisbane

Regan Bayliss is heading to Brisbane to start the winter carnival with a couple of rides for Anthony Freedman following ...
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Super Cash on target for Adelaide G1 race

Super Cash on target for Adelaide G1 race

Andrew Noblet is thrilled with the way multiple Group Two-winning mare Super Cash in progressing as she prepares for a ...
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Davy Russell wins first Grand National

Davy Russell wins first Grand National

Davy Russell has continued a glorious autumn to his career by steering Tiger Roll to a thrilling victory in the ...
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Rest has helped Doomben recover

Rest has helped Doomben recover

Racing Queensland officials believe a three-week rest from racing should help Doomben perform to its best during the winter carnival ...
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Doleuze keeps rhythm as Prawn Baba takes the Sha Tin feature

Doleuze keeps rhythm as Prawn Baba takes the Sha Tin feature

It’s all about rhythm with Prawn Baba (123lb). This afternoon (Sunday, 15 April), the gelding’s honest drum-beat gallop saw him ...
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Wells

Tiger Roll wins Grand National at Aintree

Tiger Roll and Davy Russell held on to claim a dramatic victory in the Grand National at England's Aintree course ...
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Todd Smart Racing

Smart win needed to keep It’s Academic’s Guineas dream alive

CANBERRA trainer Todd Smart is considering embarking on a Hawkesbury Guineas campaign with maiden galloper It’s Academic which will be ...
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Kellyville Flyer wins HK Jockey Club Plate

Kellyville Flyer wins HK Jockey Club Plate

Jason Attard is setting Kellyville Flyer for the Hawkesbury Gold Cup after the mare claimed the Hong Kong Jockey Club ...
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Beau Mertens gets two winners, cops ban

Beau Mertens gets two winners, cops ban

Beau Mertens has notched his 50th metropolitan winner for the season in Victoria with a double at Caulfield but he ...
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Greg Miles farewells the broadcaster's box

Greg Miles farewells the broadcaster’s box

Greg Miles has called his final race meeting in a long career behind the binoculars ...
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Bowman outed but right for Hong Kong ride

Bowman outed but right for Hong Kong ride

A suspension has forced Hugh Bowman to juggle his commitments and he will miss the re-run of the Sydney Cup ...
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Sadlers combine for family Easter Cup win

Sadlers combine for family Easter Cup win

Trainer John Sadler and his jockey son Tom have combined for a feature race win with Observational in the Group ...
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James Doyle leaves Sydney on a high

James Doyle leaves Sydney on a high

Godolphin jockey James Doyle will return to England with a Group Three win to his name on his final day ...
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Raiment

Rampant Raiment returns to form at Randwick in JHB Stakes

RAIMENT has bounced back from its disappointing last start failure to return to its winning ways in the JHB Stakes ...
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Tivaci defies pattern in All Aged success

Tivaci defies pattern in All Aged success

Melbourne galloper Tivaci has come from the back of the field to win the All Aged Stakes at Randwick ...
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Hooked takes out Group 3 Victoria Handicap

Hooked takes out Group 3 Victoria Handicap

Six-year-old Hooked has scored a hard-fought win in the Group Three Victoria Handicap, edging past Charmed Harmony at Caulfield ...
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Tivaci

Tivaci tears home to take out the Group 1 All Aged Stakes

TIVACI has rounded out a spectacular Sydney autumn carnival by taking out the All Aged Stakes at Randwick. Settling at ...
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Oliver's Mauritius contract falls through

Oliver’s Mauritius contract falls through

Champion jockey Damien Oliver will remain in Australia for the time being after his Mauritius contract fell through ...
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Siegfried the real deal in Doomben victory

Siegfried the real deal in Doomben victory

Siegfried has confirmed he is among the most improved horses in Queensland with his win at Doomben ...
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The Mission bubbles over in G1 Champagne

The Mission bubbles over in G1 Champagne

The Mission has upset odds-on favourite Invader to win the Champagne Stakes for trainer Paul Perry ...
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Horse euthanised at jumps race in SA

Horse euthanised at jumps race in SA

A horse has suffered a horrific leg injury and been euthanised in front of a crowd of hundreds of spectators ...
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Edward Cummings ticks goal off wish list

Edward Cummings ticks goal off wish list

Top Of My List has provided a moment to savour for new trainer Edward Cummings as his partnership with father ...
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Boom Time could be Sydney-bound for Cup

Boom Time could be Sydney-bound for Cup

The resheduled Sydney Cup is among the options for Boom Time after a strong staying performance to win at Caulfield ...
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The Mission

Daring ride pays off for The Mission in Group 1 Champagne Stakes

A daring ride from Damian Lane set up The Mission to score an all-the-way win in the Group 1 Champagne ...
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The Mission claims the Champagne Stakes

The Mission claims the Champagne Stakes

The Mission has defeated odds-on favourite Invader in winning the Group One Champagne Stakes ...
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Top Of My List

Top Of My List topples rivals at Randwick in JRA Plate

THE excellent recent form of Anthony and Edward Cummings-trained Top Of My List has continued on Saturday after the mare ...
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Tumbler confirms potential in Doomben win

Tumbler confirms potential in Doomben win

Tumbler has confirmed her rating as a future star with a strong-finishing win at Doomben ...
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Redzel makes own way in front in Hall Mark

Redzel makes own way in front in Hall Mark

Redzel has dictated terms to earn a well-deserved Group Three win in the Hall Mark Stakes at Randwick ...
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Mongolian Wolf scores on Australian debut

Mongolian Wolf scores on Australian debut

Former New Zealand three-year-old Mongolian Wolf has made a winning Australian debut, taking out the Frank Packer Plate ...
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Miss Vista wins first-up at Caulfield

Miss Vista wins first-up at Caulfield

The George Osborne-trained Miss Vista has returned with a win at Caulfield and could be bound for interstate races ...
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Gear change puts Mercurial Lad into groove

Gear change puts Mercurial Lad into groove

Gear changes have been credited for straightening erratic gelding Mercurial Lad in the TAB Highway Handicap at Randwick ...
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Mongolian Wolf

NZ gelding Mongolian Wolf kicks off Australian campaign in style

DARREN Weir-trained Monogolian Wolf has produced a powerful debut Australian performance in the Frank Packer Plate at Randwick on Saturday ...
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Redzel

Redzel leads all the way in Hall Mark Stakes at Randwick

THERE was a stack of early betting support for Redzel in the Group 3 Frank Packer Plate at Randwick and ...
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Marseille En Fleur win a boost for trainer

Marseille En Fleur win a boost for trainer

Stuart Kendrick has put some back luck behind him as Marseille En Fleur stormed home to win at Doomben ...
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Untamed Diamond sparkles for Collett team

Untamed Diamond sparkles for Collett team

Jason Collett has ridden Untamed Diamond to a Sydney win at Randwick for his New Zealand-based trainer-father Richard ...
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Bold Kingston support justified at Doomben

Bold Kingston support justified at Doomben

The decision not to run Bold Kingston in the Magic Millions Classic has paid dividends when he landed some big ...
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Al Passem remains unbeaten at Caulfield

Al Passem remains unbeaten at Caulfield

The Ken Keys-trained two-year-old Al Passem has made it two wins from as many starts with a narrow victory at ...
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Ma Jones wins on protest at Caulfield

Ma Jones wins on protest at Caulfield

Ma Jones has been declared the winner of the opening race at Caulfield after a protest from her rider Ben ...
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Al Passem

Al Passem remains unbeaten with Bill Collins Handicap win

THE lack of betting support for debut winner Al Passem was enough to put most punters off, but the quality ...
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Vic racing

Dale has a chance at another Highway Hcp

Three-year-old filly Circle Game will try to become the fifth winner of a Highway Handicap in Sydney for trainer Matthew ...
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NSW racing news

Winx officially rated world’s best horse

Chris Waller says he is part of a proud team which prepares Winx, rated the best in the world by ...
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NSW racing news

Winx officially rated world’s best horse

Chris Waller says he is part of a proud team which prepares Winx, rated the best in the world by ...
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Vic racing

More Victorian night meetings in 2016-2017

Victorian will boost its number of race meetings held at night in the new racing season ...
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NSW racing news

Rebel Dane to carry Collett Group 1 hopes

It has come down to Rebel Dane as Jason Collett's chance for a maiden Group One win in the All ...
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NSW racing news

Faraway Town searching for perfect G1 mile

Faraway Town's chances of enhancing her Group One record have been improved by the scratching of odds-on Champagne Stakes favourite ...
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NSW racing news

Sweynesse to stand at New Zealand stud

Godolphin Group One performer Sweynesse will stand at New Zealand's Novara Park Stud in the next breeding season ...
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Vic racing

Caulfield debut for 2yo Love In Vain

Sam Pritchard-Gordon believes two-year-old Love In Vain will be better next season but will give the filly her chance in ...
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Vic racing

Caulfield option ideal for The Quarterback

Trainer Robbie Griffiths sees the VOBIS Gold Sprint as a perfect lead-in to the Goodwood in Adelaide before a trip ...
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Queensland news

Jumbo Prince after another home town win

Local trainer Michael Nolan has confidence in Jumbo Prince's first-up record heading into the Listed Weetwood Handicap at Toowoomba ...
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Vic racing

Lab accreditation at issue in cobalt cases

Like Mark Kavanagh and Danny O'Brien, trainers Lee and Shannon Hope will argue the labs that conducted their cobalt tests ...
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Vic racing

Laing switches on to Champagne mode

Robbie Laing has changed plans with Jaws Of Steel to give the two-year-old his chance at the Group One Champagne ...
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Vic racing

Bengal Cat chasing bigger Caulfield prize

Bengal Cat will be trying for successive wins when the John Sadler-trained three-year-old filly lines up in the VOBIS Gold ...
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Vic racing

Fast Cash dodges big-money Caulfield race

Wendy Kelly rates the Anniversary Vase as a better option for Fast Cash than taking on The Quarterback at level ...
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Vic racing

New whip rules for Vic jumps racing

Racing Victoria has introduced a local rule allowing jumps jockeys to use the whip 10 times before the 100m-mark ...
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Queensland news

Craiglea Wandoo set to back up in Guineas

Well-travelled Craiglea Wandoo will add Toowoomba to his list of recent destinations when the three-year-old contests the Guineas ...
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Vic racing

Lab accreditation issue in cobalt appeals

A Victorian tribunal has heard the accreditation of official laboratories to test for cobalt will be an issue on appeal ...
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NSW racing news

Favourite out of the Champagne Stakes

Champagne Stakes favourite Yankee Rose is out of the Group One race ...
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Vic racing

Hopes to say lab not accredited for cobalt

A Hong Kong laboratory was not accredited to test for cobalt at the time horses trained by Lee and Shannon ...
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NSW racing news

Kathy O’Hara out for up to three months

Injured jockey Kathy O'Hara has undergone surgery on her sternoclavicular joint and will be out of action for up to ...
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Vic racing

Red Bomber aims for another VOBIS Gold win

Red Bomber won the 2015 VOBIS Gold Sprint as an outsider and will attempt to add the 2016 VOBIS Gold ...
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NSW racing news

Australian mare Winx the world’s best

Champion Australian mare Winx and American horse California Chrome are tied at the top of the rankings for the World ...
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NSW racing news

Yankee Rose to face veterinary examination

Racing NSW vets will examine Champagne Stakes favourite Yankee Rose to decide if the filly can run in the $600,000 ...
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