News About 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering Runs 6th to Aerovelocity in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering Runs 6th to Aerovelocity in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Robert Heathcote’s four-time Group 1 winning Queenslander Buffering finished out of the money in his maiden overseas run but was still brave in defeat when sixth to the race favourite Aerovelocity in Sunday’s Hong Kong Sprint 2014. After suffering an early week setback with a foot abscess seeing him miss some crucial lead-up work, Mossman…

Moore’s Dual Hong Kong Sprint 2014 Assault

Moore’s Dual Hong Kong Sprint 2014 Assault

Expat Aussie trainer John Moore is dually represented in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint field this weekend by two livewire chances in the Sha Tin classic. Four Group 1 events take place at the track on Sunday for the latest Hong Kong International Race Day, including the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) featuring…

2014 Hong Kong Sprint Barriers – Buffering Midfield

2014 Hong Kong Sprint Barriers – Buffering Midfield

Australia’s representation in the Hong Kong Sprint 2014 field at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, the Rob Heathcote-trained Buffering is drawn in barrier eight for his international debut. The Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) is one of four elite level features on the Hong Kong International Race Day program this weekend, and Heathcote…

Lynam Wary of Buffering in Hong Kong Sprint 2014

Lynam Wary of Buffering in Hong Kong Sprint 2014

Irish horseman Edward Lynam has named Brisbane raider Buffering as one of the biggest threats in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday to his contender, the recently crowned Horse of the Year in Ireland Sole Power. Four-time Group 1 winning Kyllachy gelding Sole Power in one of the international raiders…

Buffering Improves Ahead of 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering Improves Ahead of 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

On Tuesday it was revealed that Australia’s chance at winning the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) on December 14 was in doubt when Buffering missed a scheduled gallop due to a foot abscess. However just 24 hours later and the seven-year-old gelding is improving well. He was fitted with a shoe this morning and while…

Buffering Misses Hong Kong Gallop with Foot Abscess

Buffering Misses Hong Kong Gallop with Foot Abscess

The bad luck of the Aussie contingent in Hong Kong this month continued today with the Robert Heathcote-trained Buffering missing a scheduled gallop with a foot abscess. The four-time Group 1 winning son of Mossman is one of two Australian-trained stars over in Hong Kong for a shot at glory during Sunday’s 2014 Hong Kong…

Sha Tin Work for Buffering Before Hong Kong Sprint

Sha Tin Work for Buffering Before Hong Kong Sprint

A serious Tuesday gallop for Buffering at Sha Tin Racecourse today should have the Robert Heathcote-trained champ fit and ready to go in Sunday’s 2014 Hong Kong Sprint. The Mossman seven-year-old is preparing for his international debut in the HK$18.5 million Group 1 Hong Kong International Sprint (1200m), the LONGINES-sponsored race one of four on…

Heathcote Happy With Buffering Ahead of Hong Kong Sprint 2014

Heathcote Happy With Buffering Ahead of Hong Kong Sprint 2014

Brisbane’s Robert Heathcote got to check the condition of his 2014 Hong Kong Sprint hopeful Buffering on Thursday and is happy with how the four-time Group 1 winner is travelling ahead of his international debut. The Mossman seven-year-old is one of two Australian representatives in the Hong Kong International Races Sunday week, December 14, after…

Gordon Lord Byron in Great Shape Ahead of 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Gordon Lord Byron in Great Shape Ahead of 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Six-year-old Gordon Lord Byron is set to make his fourth start in the Hong Kong International meeting on December 14 as the globetrotter prepares for the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m). The gelding ran in both the 2012 and 2013 edition of the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m), finishing just outside the placings…

Atzeni Happy with Farraaj Ahead of 2014 Hong Kong Cup

Atzeni Happy with Farraaj Ahead of 2014 Hong Kong Cup

13 of the world’s best stayers will contest the Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on December 14, including the Roger Varian-trained Farraaj. The five-year-old gelding travelled to Australia during the spring from his home ground of Britain but only got one start, in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) on November…