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The ‘Real’ Buffering to Show Up in Doomben 10,000 2014

The ‘Real’ Buffering to Show Up in Doomben 10,000 2014

Brisbane’s head trainer Robert Heathcote has predicted the ‘real’ Buffering to show up for today’s 2014 Doomben 10,000 showdown after the horse was off their game last start.

The Mossman gelding jumped favourite in the Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben last time out on May 10.

Punters were left frustrated however after the six-year-old got run down after…

Heathcote Confident of Fourth Group 1 for Buffering in Doomben 10,000

Heathcote Confident of Fourth Group 1 for Buffering in Doomben 10,000

Unable to break his hoodoo in Queensland Group 1 races in the featured BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben two weeks ago, trainer Robert Heathcote is confident of success for local hero Buffering in this weekend’s Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1350m) after the six-year-old drew well at Wednesday’s barrier draw.

Allocated the favourable barrier 8 for Saturday’s sole Group 1 event,…

Buffering Leads Latest 2014 Doomben 10,000 Odds

Buffering Leads Latest 2014 Doomben 10,000 Odds

Set to win their first Group 1 in Brisbane, Rob Heathcote’s always honest local champion Buffering has firmed into favouritism for Saturday’s Doomben 10,000 2014.

It is a race the now six-year-old son of Mossman has raced in the past two years, the bookies rating ‘The Buff’ the horse to beat in this year’s $650,000 Group 1 James Boag’s Premium

Pinch River Leads All The Way In 2014 Dalrello Stakes

Pinch River Leads All The Way In 2014 Dalrello Stakes

Talented juvenile Pinch River returned to racing with an impressive front-running victory in the 2014 Dalrello Stakes at Doomben this afternoon.

Pinch River drew barrier 14 for the Listed event, but had no trouble getting across to the front of the field and jockey Damien Browne was able to control the tempo in the early stages of the race.

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2014 Doomben Cup Swansong for Angel Of Mercy

2014 Doomben Cup Swansong for Angel Of Mercy

While there’s a slim chance she could back-up Saturday week in the Doomben 10,000, this weekend’s Doomben Cup 2014 is the likely curtain call for Gerald Ryan’s retiring mare Angel Of Mercy.

A winner of five of her 24 starts, the daughter of Hussonet is set to go under the hammer at the Magic Millions broodmare sales at the end…

Eight Horse 2014 BTC Cup Field Released

Eight Horse 2014 BTC Cup Field Released

Just eight gallopers are set to face off in the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival’s opening Group 1 with a diminutive but classy field accepted for Saturday’s BTC Cup 2014.

Due to run as Doomben Race 7 at 3:40pm (AEST), this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Bunderberg Distilling Co. BTC Cup (1200m) lost one of its headline entries yesterday with the John

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.

Drawn…

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…