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.

Buffering will return home for a winter campaign in Brisbane after finishing sixth in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint. Photo: Daniel ...

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.

John Moore saddles up two horses in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint field. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Four Group 1 events take place at the track on Sunday for the latest Hong Kong International Race ...

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.

Buffering is drawn in gate eight for Sunday’s 2014 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) is one of ...

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.

Australian contender Buffering is the horse rival trainer Edward Lynam is most frightened over in Sunday’s 2014 Hong ...

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.

Buffering has made a vast improvement overnight after suffering a foot abscess and looks fit enough to remain in the Hong Kong Sprint. Photo by Race ...

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.

Buffering has suffered a foot abscess ahead of his run in the Hong Kong Sprint 2014 this Sunday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The four-time Group 1 winning son of Mossman is ...

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.

Four-time Group 1 winner Buffering is set for his international debut in Sunday’s 2014 Hong Kong Sprint. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Mossman seven-year-old is preparing for his international debut in ...

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.

Buffering is working well towards his international debut in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint Sunday week at Sha Tin. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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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).

Tom Hogan believes Gordon Lord Byron (inside) will run better in the Hong Kong Sprint than his three previous races over the mile. Photo by Steve Hart.

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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.

Jockey Andrea Atzeni is confident a good draw in the Hong Kong Cup will see Farraaj (inside) dominate the international race. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The five-year-old gelding travelled to Australia during ...