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May 23, 2012

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Wet 2012 Doomben 10,000 to Favour Buffering

Buffering’s chances of claiming his first Group 1 victory in this weekend’s $650,000 2012 Doomben 10,000 have improved with wet weather predicted for the Queensland capital for the latter part of this week.


Buffering is expected to relish the predicted wet conditions at Doomben this weekend

The star Queensland sprinter has missed some work due to the stone bruise injury that saw him withdrawn from the BTC Cup but with 25mm of rain expected for Friday, the Robert Heathcote-trained gelding could have conditions in his favour.

From five starts on slow or heavy tracks, the son of Mossman has produced three victories including his last start at Eagle Farm when he beat BTC Cup runner-up Scenic Blast by seven lengths.

Race-favourite Sea Siren is relatively untested in the wet with her only start coming in the form of a second-place effort on a slow track.

Trainer Heathcote admitted there was some doubt over his Buffering’s fitness but is confident he will produce a good showing.

“He loves the wet,” Heathcote said.

If the rain falls as predicted later this week, the race becomes a far more open affair with the likes of Galaxy winner Temple Of Boom and Joe Pride-trained Ladys Angel coming into contention.

Trained by Tony Gollan, Temple Of Boom has recorded five victories from nine starts in wet conditions and finished runner-up on another three occasions.

Five-year-old mare Ladys Angel also has an impressive wet track record, having won three times and placed twice from five outings on slow or heavy tracks.

The final field for the feature event will be named later today but one horse who has been confirmed as a starter is last year’s champion Beaded.

Trained by Peter Snowden, the Lohnro mare will be out to end her career on a high as she is set to be retired following the Group 1 Tatt’s Tiara on June 23.

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