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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.

Buffering is drawn in gate eight for Sunday’s 2014 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) is one of ...

Buffering Improves Ahead of 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering Improves Ahead of 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

On Tuesday it was revealed that Australia’s chance at winning the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) on December 14 was in doubt when Buffering missed a scheduled gallop due to a foot abscess.

Buffering has made a vast improvement overnight after suffering a foot abscess and looks fit enough to remain in the Hong Kong Sprint. Photo by Race ...

Buffering Misses Hong Kong Gallop with Foot Abscess

Buffering Misses Hong Kong Gallop with Foot Abscess

The bad luck of the Aussie contingent in Hong Kong this month continued today with the Robert Heathcote-trained Buffering missing a scheduled gallop with a foot abscess.

Buffering has suffered a foot abscess ahead of his run in the Hong Kong Sprint 2014 this Sunday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The four-time Group 1 winning son of Mossman is ...

Sha Tin Work for Buffering Before Hong Kong Sprint

Sha Tin Work for Buffering Before Hong Kong Sprint

A serious Tuesday gallop for Buffering at Sha Tin Racecourse today should have the Robert Heathcote-trained champ fit and ready to go in Sunday’s 2014 Hong Kong Sprint.

Four-time Group 1 winner Buffering is set for his international debut in Sunday’s 2014 Hong Kong Sprint. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Mossman seven-year-old is preparing for his international debut in ...

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.

Sprinting stalwart Buffering travels overseas for a shot at the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint on December 14 at Sha Tin Racecourse. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia....

Winterbottom Stakes to Figure for Bel Sprinter

Winterbottom Stakes to Figure for Bel Sprinter

Unable to reach full potential over a largely disappointing autumn preparation, trainer Jason Warren is hopeful throat surgery will hold the key to a return to form for Group 1 winner Bel Sprinter through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Bel Sprinter is likely to target the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes this season. Photo: Steve Hart

Securing seven wins and ...

Darley Sponsors 2014 VRC Sprint Classic

Darley Sponsors 2014 VRC Sprint Classic

Global racing powerhouse Darley will sponsor the 2014 edition of the VRC Sprint Classic this November during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Top rated sprinter Lankan Rupee could have international competiton in the 2014 Darley Classic this spring. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Darley name will make up part of the race name for this year’s $1 million ...

Warren Confident of Galaxy Defence for Bel Sprinter

Warren Confident of Galaxy Defence for Bel Sprinter

Mornington-based trainer Jason Warren is confident classy short distance specialist Bel Sprinter is a good chance of defending his 2013 Group 1 The Galaxy (1100m) title at Rosehill Gardens this weekend, but has acknowledged the weather may prove an issue for his stable’s star.

Bel Sprinter has been confirmed to attempt a defence on the Group 1 The Galaxy ...

2014 Challenge Stakes Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Challenge Stakes Betting Preview and Tips

While sharing the same Randwick race card on Saturday with two major Group 1 races, the 2014 Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) is shaping as one of the most highly-anticipated events of the day, offering punters several generous opportunities to place a winning bet.

Buffering is outright favourite for the 2014 Challenge Stakes. Photo: Daniel Costello

Having closed his 2013 ...

Warren Confident in Challenge Stakes Success for Bel Sprinter

Warren Confident in Challenge Stakes Success for Bel Sprinter

Up-and-coming Victorian trainer Jason Warren is confident 2013 autumn stand-out performer Bel Sprinter can figure in the dying stages of this weekend’s Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Royal Randwick, despite featuring as a rank outsider in betting markets for the Group 2 event.

Trainer Jason Warren is confident Bel Sprinter will perform well in this weekend's Challenge Stakes. Photo: Steve ...