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Liesele Back to Black Type Form in Brisbane

Liesele Back to Black Type Form in Brisbane

After a failed effort down the notorious Flemington straight last start, Liam Birchely’s Brisbane mare Liesele is ready to bounce back when she returns home for the $80,000 Listed Travel Associates Classic Fillies & Mares Plate (1200m) at Doomben this weekend.

The Exceed And Excel six-year-old has had two runs this time in, both in Melbourne.

The first was an…

2013 Winterbottom Stakes Results – Buffering Completes Historic Treble

2013 Winterbottom Stakes Results – Buffering Completes Historic Treble

Champion sprinter Buffering completed a historic treble by holding off Moment Of Change to win the Group 1 2013 Winterbottom Stakes(1200m) at Ascot this afternoon.

Buffering was forced to do a great deal of work in the early stages of the Winterbottom Stakes (1200m), by Barakey, and looked as though he was going to be caught in the final 50…

2013 Winterbottom Stakes Betting – Buffering On Top

2013 Winterbottom Stakes Betting – Buffering On Top

Unsurprisingly Rob Heathcote’s Brisbane star Buffering has opened top of the Winterbottom Stakes 2013 odds following the release of the final field and barriers for the Ascot feature running this Saturday.

A 13-horse field of sprinters will face off in this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m), the clear favourite of which is Mossman six-year-old Buffering.

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2013 VRC Sprint Classic Results – Buffering Stamps Himself As Australia’s Leading Sprinter

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Results – Buffering Stamps Himself As Australia’s Leading Sprinter

Queensland sprinter Buffering stamped himself as the leading sprinter in Australia with his second straight victory at Group 1 level in the 2013 VRC Sprint Classic (1200m), the race formerly known as the Patinack Farm Classic, at Flemington this afternoon.

Buffering went straight to the lead out of the gates and travelled beautifully during the run; kicking clear from the…

2013 Manikato Stakes Results – Buffering Scores Maiden Group 1 Win

2013 Manikato Stakes Results – Buffering Scores Maiden Group 1 Win

Popular sprinter Buffering recorded his breakthrough win at Group 1 level in the Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Buffering has been unlucky in Group 1 races on a number of occasions but there was no denying the Mossman gelding this evening and he showed his trademark guts to score a narrow victory over champion Hong Kong sprinter Lucky Nine

Buffering At Peak Fitness Heading Into Manikato Stakes 2013

Buffering At Peak Fitness Heading Into Manikato Stakes 2013

Trainer Robert Heathcote is confident that speedy sprinter Buffering is in excellent condition heading into the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Buffering finished a strong second behind Samaready in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1200m) just under a month ago but was found to have developed a stone bruise the morning after the race.

Heathcote told…

Missy Longstocking onto Coolmore after 2013 Thoroughbred Club Stakes Win

Missy Longstocking onto Coolmore after 2013 Thoroughbred Club Stakes Win

The first Group race of Caulfield Guineas Day has been run and won with Brisbane visitor Missy Longstocking racing into 2013 Coolmore Stud Stakes contention with her breezy win in the $150,000 Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes (1200m).

The Liam Birchley-trained Sequalo filly was a $7,500 bargain buy as a weanling and has now won over half a million in…

Buffering Back in Moir Stakes 2013

Buffering Back in Moir Stakes 2013

After a three and a half month break Rob Heathcote’s stable ace Buffering is ready to return for his fourth consecutive Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival this time racing first-up in Friday night’s 2013 Moir Stakes.

Kicking off a bumper three days of racing in Sydney and Melbourne over the weekend, the Moonee Valley meeting on Friday evening will see six-year-old…

O’Brien Gravitates to 2013 Victoria Derby

O’Brien Gravitates to 2013 Victoria Derby

A pleasing hitout at Flemington Racecourse on Friday morning has trainer Danny O’Brien considering a shot at the Victoria Derby 2013 back at the track this Melbourne Cup Carnival for the up-and-coming Gravitational.

The Astronomer Royal colt did lots right today according to O’Brien who was giving the youngster their first serious jumpout since their latest run back in March….

2013 Grafton Cup Field Announced – Capacity for Centenary

2013 Grafton Cup Field Announced – Capacity for Centenary

A classy capacity field of stayers is accepted to face off in the 100th edition of the Clarence River Jockey Club’s premier event with the Grafton Cup 2013 acceptances closing today.

Lighting up Grafton Racecourse this Thursday, July 11, the $150,000 Listed Dougherty Constructions 100th Grafton Cup (2350m) features a full 16 starters plus three emergencies lying in wait.

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