News About Dubai World Cup Night

Buffering Prepares for Dubai’s Al Quoz Sprint

Buffering Prepares for Dubai’s Al Quoz Sprint

Brisbane’s Robert Heathcote has confirmed stable star Buffering has undergone his required vaccinations ahead of the evergreen warhorse’s first international trip to Dubai targeting the 2016 Al Quoz Sprint. The eight-year-old son of Mossman entered a very exclusive thoroughbred racehorse club with his $1 million Magic Millions QTIS Open Plate (1300m) win last Saturday, his…

No Royal Ascot for Dubai-Bound Buffering

No Royal Ascot for Dubai-Bound Buffering

Brisbane’s Robert Heathcote has confirmed his star performer Buffering will head to Dubai next March but that the horseman’s dreams of a Royal Ascot bid have been scrapped due to timeframe restrictions. Eight-year-old Mossman gelding Buffering has been the stalwart in Heathcote’s stable amassing over $5.8 million in prize money over his 50 start career…

Tawteen on Trial for Dubai in 2015 Lightning Stakes

Tawteen on Trial for Dubai in 2015 Lightning Stakes

After winning a 955 metre challenge at Moonee Valley on Friday night, three-year-old filly Tawteen will take on some of the best sprinters in the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on February 21. While the filly’s trainers David Hayes & Tom Dabernig had initially considered the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield…

Dubai Over The Championships for Able Friend

Dubai Over The Championships for Able Friend

Hong Kong horseman John Moore has confirmed Dubai is the preferred option over a trip to Australia for Sydney’s The Championships this autumn for his Hong Kong Mile champion Able Friend. Race fans down under will have to wait until Monday or Tuesday next week before the Shamardal five-year-old is officially ruled out of an…

Oliver Secures Hong Kong Vase 2013 Ride on Dandino

Oliver Secures Hong Kong Vase 2013 Ride on Dandino

Already having atoned for their controversial suspension with a Melbourne Cup win this month, things are continuing on an upwards trend for jockey Damien Oliver who has now secured a 2013 Hong Kong Vase ride on Dandino in December. This time last year Oliver was embroiled in controversy for a betting scandal that would see…

Ocean Park Primed for 2013 Dubai World Cup Night Task

Ocean Park Primed for 2013 Dubai World Cup Night Task

Cox Plate winner Ocean Park is thriving in Dubai ahead of the US$5 million Dubai Duty Free (1800m) which will take place as part of the Dubai World Cup night program this weekend. Trainer Gary Hennessy said the star entire has settled in well to his new surrounds ahead of the race which is set to…

2013 Cox Plate Target for Dunaden

2013 Cox Plate Target for Dunaden

They boast a win in the world’s richest handicap, came back to complete the Melbourne Cup – Caulfield Cup double with a win in the latter last spring and now it is Australasia’s weight-for-age championship, the Cox Plate 2013, on the agenda for Mikel Delzangles’ star French stayer Dunaden. The now seven-year-old Nicobar stallion first…

ATB’s Dandino Targets Caulfield – Melbourne Cup 2013 Double

ATB’s Dandino Targets Caulfield – Melbourne Cup 2013 Double

The spring cups contingent for Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock (ATB) has grown by one with the news talented English stayer Dandino will be set on a raid down under at the end of the year targeting the coveted 2013 Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. The six-year-old Dansili stallion has most recently been under the preparation of Newmarket’s…

Ortensia Heads Messara’s Dubai Team

Ortensia Heads Messara’s Dubai Team

Globetrotting mare Ortensia is likely to be given the chance to defend her title in the US$1 million 2013 Al Quoz Sprint (100m) after trainer Paul Messara yesterday nominated her and two of his other charges to compete on 2013 Dubai World Cup night. Messara is set to be the only Australian trainer to take…

Craig Williams off Dunaden for Dubai World Cup Night 2013

Craig Williams off Dunaden for Dubai World Cup Night 2013

Caulfield & Melbourne Cups champ Duanden is preparing for what could be their swansong campaign kicking off on 2013 Dubai World Cup Night but Aussie hoop Craig Williams is unlikely to maintain his association with the French star. Connections of the Mikel Delzangles-trained Nicobar stallion, who is back in work at Chantilly, are admittedly disappointed…