News About Rob Heathcote

2017 G.H. Mumm Open Quality Field & Odds

2017 G.H. Mumm Open Quality Field & Odds

One of the key support acts at Doomben on Tattersall’s Tiara Day this weekend is the G.H. Mumm Open Quality 2017 for the milers and it is a wide open affair in the black-type clash this season. Set to run as Doomben Race 6 at 3:17pm (AEST), the $100,000 Listed G.H. Mumm Open Quality (1615m)…

2017 Brisbane Cup Nominations Feature Single Gaze

2017 Brisbane Cup Nominations Feature Single Gaze

After beating home a small field at the track in last weekend’s PJ O’Shea Stakes, Nick Olive’s Group 1 winning mare Single Gaze could be in for a seven day back-up after being nominated for the Brisbane Cup 2017 on Stradbroke Handicap Day. One of the key support acts on the card, the $300,000 Group…

2015 Moir Stakes Field Features Petits Filous

2015 Moir Stakes Field Features Petits Filous

Ciaron Maher’s undefeated young filly Petits Filous gets a chance to make it five-from-five and take out her maiden Group 1 trophy when she lines up in a top class field of sprinters in Friday night’s Moir Stakes 2015 at Moonee Valley. The three-year-old daughter of Street Boss has won all four of her career…

Jumbo Prince Leads 2015 Rough Habit Plate Field

Jumbo Prince Leads 2015 Rough Habit Plate Field

Michael Nolen’s in-form Toowoomba galloper Jumbo Prince is down in the big city this weekend racing in the Rough Habit Plate 2015 in Brisbane as part of Doomben Cup Day. The Outback Prince colt is one of 11 three-year-olds making up the final field for Saturday’s $125,000 Group 3 Mittys Rough Habit Plate (2000m), which…

Inauguration Leads Gunsynd Classic 2015 Odds

Inauguration Leads Gunsynd Classic 2015 Odds

Peter Moody’s interstate raider Inauguration is tipped to win the inaugural AD Hollindale Stakes Day race on the Gold Coast card this weekend with victory in Saturday’s 2015 Gunsynd Classic. A final field of 10 three-year-olds faces off in the $125,000 Group 3 Gunsynd Classic (1800m), a number of which could be seen again at…

2015 Gunsynd Classic Features Heathcote Duo

2015 Gunsynd Classic Features Heathcote Duo

A number of possible Queensland Derby contenders will face off on the Gold Coast this weekend in the Gunsynd Classic 2015 including two for premier Brisbane trainer Rob Heathcote. Kicking off the action of Saturday’s A.D. Hollindale Stakes Day in Queensland, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Surfers Paradise RSL Gunsynd Classic (1800m) is due to…

Magic Millions Open Sprint 2015 Odds: Top Two Hard To Split

Magic Millions Open Sprint 2015 Odds: Top Two Hard To Split

Two smart sprinters are battling for top spot in the 2015 Magic Millions Open Sprint odds for one of the feature races on the Gold Coast Magic Millions Race Day program in Sydney this weekend. The $200,000 Myer Magic Millions Open Sprint (1100m), running as Gold Coast Race 4 at 2:00pm (local) on Saturday, features…

Hopfgarten Heads 2014 Bernborough Handicap Field

Hopfgarten Heads 2014 Bernborough Handicap Field

Rob Heathcote’s last start Brisbane Handicap winner Hopfgarten heads the field and weights for the Bernborough Handicap 2014 at Queensland’s Toowoomba Racecourse this Wednesday evening in the New Year’s Eve showdown. A key summer racing feature in the sunshine state, this year’s $175,000 Listed City Of Toowoomba / Toowoomba Regional Council Bernborough Handicap (1625m) has…

Riva De Lago Better Suited to 2014 Lough Neagh Stakes Distance

Riva De Lago Better Suited to 2014 Lough Neagh Stakes Distance

Seven-year-old gelding Riva De Lago will be aiming to break a 15-month winning drought on Saturday in the Listed Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m) at Doomben and new trainer Rob Heathcote believes he’s in with a chance. Riva De Lago has played a game of musical chairs when it comes to trainers in the last couple…

Buffering Runs 6th to Aerovelocity in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering Runs 6th to Aerovelocity in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Robert Heathcote’s four-time Group 1 winning Queenslander Buffering finished out of the money in his maiden overseas run but was still brave in defeat when sixth to the race favourite Aerovelocity in Sunday’s Hong Kong Sprint 2014. After suffering an early week setback with a foot abscess seeing him miss some crucial lead-up work, Mossman…