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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…

2013 Toorak Handicap Results – Solzhenitsyn Goes Back-To-Back

2013 Toorak Handicap Results – Solzhenitsyn Goes Back-To-Back

Queensland gelding Solzhenitsyn produced a typically brave effort to win the Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m) for the second year in a row at Caulfield this afternoon. Solzhenitsyn received a perfect ride from Nash Rawiller, fifth on the fence, and the race was run at a very generous tempo; with the quick pace set by…

Woorim Flashes Home In Race 9 On Derby Day

Woorim Flashes Home In Race 9 On Derby Day

The final race of Victoria Derby day belongs to Queensland with Woorim getting up to win the tab.com.au Stakes at Flemington. From a wide draw he went right to the back of the field before being produced wide with a blinding turn of speed. It’s the type of run he produced down south at Moonee…

Heathcote’s Premiership Heist Continues

Heathcote’s Premiership Heist Continues

The continuing success of premier Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote is set to continue at Doomben on Wednesday, four from his stables including Diamond Heist looking to add to his winning record for the season. Front-runner to claim back-to-back Brisbane Training Premierships, Heathcote is due back from holidays on Sunday. But before his return, stable foreman…

Woorim Warms up for Spring with Record Glasshouse Win

Woorim Warms up for Spring with Record Glasshouse Win

Robert Heathcote’s budding spring hopeful Woorim sent an early warning to his rivals for next season, the ever-gallant five-year-old setting a weight carrying record to win last Saturday’s $175,000 Listed Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) at Caloundra. After earlier setting up for an exciting Brisbane Winter Carnival campaign with a gritty win in the Group 3 BRC…

Buffering Gearing Up For Healy Stakes

Buffering Gearing Up For Healy Stakes

After tackling three Group One races in a row, the Rob Heathcote trained Buffering goes into the Group Three WJ Healy Stakes at Eagle Farm on Saturday as one of the most fancied runners. After winning the Group Two Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm in April, Buffering has raced at Group One level in the…