News About Gordon Lord Byron

Hong Kong Mile Ideal for Gordon Lord Byron

Hong Kong Mile Ideal for Gordon Lord Byron

Gordon Lord Byron has posted several typically impressive results through his 2015 racing campaign so far, and trainer Tom Hogan has revealed the seven-year-old is on track for another tilt at the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin in December. Securing an impressive career total of twelve wins and a further twenty…

Pride Duo Dominate 2015 TJ Smith Stakes Betting

Pride Duo Dominate 2015 TJ Smith Stakes Betting

Joe Pride’s dynamite sprinting duo Terravista and Chautauqua are the dominant two in the futures markets for Sydney’s TJ Smith Stakes 2015 in the autumn, a race penciled in for their second-up runs. Held on Doncaster Mile Day at Randwick Racecourse on April 4 during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival’s The Championships, the $2.5 million…

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. The Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) is one of four elite level features on the Hong Kong International Race Day program this weekend, and Heathcote…

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). The gelding ran in both the 2012 and 2013 edition of the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m), finishing just outside the placings…

2014 Hong Kong Sprint Field Features Buffering

2014 Hong Kong Sprint Field Features Buffering

Rob Heathcote’s four-time Group 1 winning Queensland sprinter Buffering will make his first overseas trip next month, the veteran named as one of 14 hopefuls in this year’s Hong Kong Sprint 2014 field. The seven-year-old Mossman gelding travels to Sha Tin Racecourse for the December 14 showdown, the HK$18.5 million LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m)…

Buffering Prepares for 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering Prepares for 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Seven-year-old gelding Buffering is all set to travel to Hong Kong for the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) on December 14, with one last veterinary examination and gallop the final boxes to be ticked before he flies out. The four-time Group One winner will be given a thorough veterinary exam on Wednesday before a…

2014 TJ Smith Stakes Form Guide & Betting Analysis

2014 TJ Smith Stakes Form Guide & Betting Analysis

The feature sprint showdown on the Doncaster Mile Day program in Sydney this weekend is the TJ Smith Stakes 2014, the Races.com.au team’s form analysis and betting preview for which are detailed below. There are a capacity 18 runners set to face off in this year’s $2.5 million Group 1 Darley TJ Smith Stakes (1200m),…

Boss Excited to Partner El Roca in 2014 Doncaster Mile

Boss Excited to Partner El Roca in 2014 Doncaster Mile

Champion jockey Glen Boss is confident of his chances on exciting runner El Roca in this weekend’s major Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) on day 1 of The Championships, despite being allocated the awkward gate 17 at Tuesday’s barrier draw event. While trainer Trent Busuttin appeared less-than convinced with the wide draw on Tuesday evening,…

Lankan Rupee in Perfect Position for 2014 T.J. Smith

Lankan Rupee in Perfect Position for 2014 T.J. Smith

Having passed the ride to up-and-coming jockey Chad Schofield in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) in order to partner Samaready in the same event, Craig Newitt has been confirmed to return to the saddle of leading sprinter Lankan Rupee in this weekend’s major Group 1 T.J. Smith Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick. Allocated the…

Early Punter’s Pick Rebel Dane Ready For T.J. Smith

Early Punter’s Pick Rebel Dane Ready For T.J. Smith

Trainer Gary Portelli is confident first-up runner Rebel Dane can figure in this weekend’s major Group 1 T.J. Smith Stakes (1200m) on day 1 of The Championships at Royal Randwick after impressing amongst talented company over the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival. The only runner in the eighteen horse final field yet to contest an event…