Horse Racing History: This day in Racing 25th February

This day 25th February 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. Australia horse racing news 12 months ago Uncommon James takes out his first Group 1 in Oakleigh Plate Ben Thompson and Steven O’Dea & Matthew Hoysted have combined with Uncommon James to take out the Group 1 Oakleigh … Read More Australia horse racing news 12 months…

South Australian Upset: Queman Claims Thrilling Oakleigh Plate 2024 Victory

A thrilling victory for South Australia unfolded at the 2024 Oakleigh Plate as Shane & Cassie Oxlade-trained Queman held off a fierce challenge to claim the Group 1 title on Blue Diamond Stakes Day. Queman Wins the 2024 Oakleigh Plate in a Caulfield thriller. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos. The Mint Lane gelding, taking a significant step up in class, displayed remarkable resilience to edge past Hypothetical in a photo finish. Queman, in excellent form, built upon his recent Listed W.J. Adams victory at the same track, extending his winning streak…

Celestial Legend Shines in 2024 Hobartville Stakes, Aims for Randwick Guineas Glory

Les Bridge’s Celestial Legend delivered a powerful late surge to claim a stylish victory in the 2024 Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill Gardens. 2024 Hobartville Stakes winner Celestial Legend could be Group 1 Randwick Guineas bound. Photo: Steve Hart. The Dundeel colt, improving on his fifth-place finish at Randwick, showcased his potential in the $400,000 Group 2 race. With jockey Kerrin McEvoy timing his run perfectly, Celestial Legend ($8.50) surged to the lead with 150m remaining, securing a commanding 1.89-length victory. Bridge expressed his high regard for Celestial Legend, comparing him…

Hayasugi Makes History with 2024 Blue Diamond Treble

Clinton McDonald‘s airborne filly Hayasugi defied her underdog status to etch her name in racing history, becoming only the second filly ever to sweep the Blue Diamond series and capture the prestigious Group 1 $2 million Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) after her lead-up wins in the fillies’ Preview and Prelude races. 2024 Blue Diamond Stakes winner Hayasugi was too good taking out the rare series’ treble. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos. Hayasugi’s victory echoed the feat of Midnight Fever in 1987, solidifying her place among racing’s elite. Dismissed by many at…

Revolutionary Miss best of the girls in Group 3 Mannerism

Revolutionary Miss ridden by Michael Dee wins the Catanach’s Jewellers Mannerism Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse on February 24, 2024 in Caulfield, Australia. (Photo by Reg Ryan/Racing Photos) Revolutionary Miss (+500) has continued her resurgence this campaign chalking up her fourth win of the preparation in the Group 3 Mannerism Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday afternoon. Michael Dee elected to take all luck out of the equation from stall eight on Saturday, gliding forward to sit outside the leader throughout the 1400m contest. It turned out to be a winning…

James McDonald excited ahead Romantic Warrior reunion

Romantic Warrior fends off Luxembourg to claim Group 1 Hong Kong Cup. Setting the scene for the first showdown between the two most recent winners of the Hong Kong Derby (2000m), James McDonald concedes Voyage Bubble represents a serious challenge for Hong Kong’s ruling middle-distance champion Romantic Warrior in the Group 1 Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday. In the unique position of having ridden Sunday’s two leading combatants to Group 1 victory at their most recent starts, McDonald has telling faith in Romantic Warrior as…

Savaglee springs Slipper surprise

Savaglee bolts past Poetic Champion to claim the Group 3 Matamata Slipper (1200m) at Matamata on Saturday. Photo: Kenton Wright (Race Images) A fruitless summer saw Savaglee slip under the radar in this season’s two-year-old crop, but that all changed with a brilliant upset victory in Saturday’s Group 3 Matamata Slipper (1200m) on his home track. The blue-blooded colt is by Savabeel out of Glee, who is a full-sister to the dam of Orchestral and a three-quarter-sister to the dam of Daffodil. Savaglee was bought by The Oaks Stud for…

Queman causes minor upset in Group 1 Oakleigh Plate

Queman ridden by Harry Coffey wins the Sportsbet Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield Racecourse on February 24, 2024 in Caulfield, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Racing Photos) Queman (+1600) produced a late burst to secure victory in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday afternoon, giving Shane & Cassie Oxlade their first Group 1 success as a training partnership. The Adelaide based galloper has continued to improve throughout the preparation, with this being his fourth win at start five of the campaign, slowly creeping through the grades to culminate…

Black type reward for Saint Alice in Kaimai Stakes

Ashvin Goindasamy drives Saint Alice to victory in the Listed Kaimai Stakes (2000m) at Matamata. Photo: Kenton Wright (Race Images) Underrated mare Saint Alice added valuable winning black type to her blossoming career record when she took out the Listed Kaimai Stakes (2000m) in a blanket finish. The Peter and Dawn Williams-prepared six-year-old looks to have come of age in her current campaign with a win at Tauranga over 1600m two starts back followed by a gritty run for third in the Group 3 Taranaki Cup (1800m) earlier in the…

Ballarat Sunday racing tips & quaddie | February 25, 2024

What Ballarat Races Where Ballarat Turf Club – 240 Kennedys Rd, Miners Rest VIC 3352 When Sunday, February 25, 2023 First Race 1:30pm AEDT Visit Dabble Ballarat Turf Club is the venue for one of the two meetings in Victoria on Sunday afternoon, and with a competitive eight-race meeting awaiting, hopefully a winner or two can be found. With a perfect summer day forecast, the track should remain a Good 4, and with the rail out 1m from the 400m to the winning post, a perfect track awaits. Action from…