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2016 Moir Stakes over Ascot for Buffering

2016 Moir Stakes over Ascot for Buffering

A return to Melbourne for a fourth Moir Stakes win in five years is the more likely option for Al Quoz Sprint winner Buffering post his Hong Kong run in early May over a trip to Royal Ascot according to Robert Heathcote. The veteran sprinter from Brisbane continued to make history in his international debut…

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…

Black Type Debut for Sistonic in Typhoon Tracy Stakes 2015

Black Type Debut for Sistonic in Typhoon Tracy Stakes 2015

Lindsay Park’s David Hayes, who trains in partnership with his nephew Tom Dabernig, is hoping the stable’s untapped filly Sistonic can make a successful step up to stakes racing in the 2015 Typhoon Tracy Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday. It is shaping up as a massive week for Hayes & Dabernig, the team saddling…

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…

Shaf on Trial for Dubai at Moonee Valley

Shaf on Trial for Dubai at Moonee Valley

David Hayes & Tom Dabernig will confirm plans to head to overseas this Dubai World Cup Carnival with smart young colt Shaf if the up-and-comer can win the Moonee Valley opener on Saturday. A three-year-old son of Wanted the galloper lines up at the races for the ninth time this weekend accepted to run in…

Bin Suroor Confident of Melbourne Cup Success for Cavalryman

Bin Suroor Confident of Melbourne Cup Success for Cavalryman

Placing an agonising close second in three editions of the Race That Stops a Nation, trainer Saeed bin Suroor has revealed he is confident of breaking through for a maiden victory in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) this year with exciting and in-form stayer Cavalryman. No stranger to the Australian headline race, Cavalryman travelled…

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…

2012 Patinack Farm Classic Winner Mental Wins in Dubai

2012 Patinack Farm Classic Winner Mental Wins in Dubai

Former Australian sprinter Mental has taken like a duck to water to international racing with a strong win in the Group 3 2013 Al Shindagha Sprint (1200m) in Dubai. Formerly part of the Darley operation headed by Peter Snowden, like many of their quality gallopers, he was sent to race as part of Godolphin’s international…

Beshara Favours 2013 Doncaster Mile Over Dubai for Happy Trails

Beshara Favours 2013 Doncaster Mile Over Dubai for Happy Trails

Adelaide trainer Paul Beshara has ruled out a trip to Dubai for stable star Happy Trails and will instead aim him towards a second tilt at the Group 1 2013 Doncaster Mile (1600m). After an excellent spring campaign that saw the popular gelding break through at Group 1 level in the Emirates Stakes, Beshara was…