News About: Robert Heathcote

Buffering Back to Best for 2016 Moir Stakes

Buffering Back to Best for 2016 Moir Stakes
September 27th, 2016

Trainer Robert Heathcote is thrilled that veteran sprinter Buffering has returned to form and great condition ahead of his return and defence of the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night. A multiple Group 1 champion, Buffering was set on a trip abroad earlier this year;…

Buffering Fighting Fit for 2015 Moir Stakes

Buffering Fighting Fit for 2015 Moir Stakes
September 16th, 2015

Trainer Rob Heathcote was thrilled with the performance mustered by stable star Buffering in a trial at Doomben on Tuesday morning and has confirmed he is on track for a defence of his crown in the 2015 Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on October 2nd. Buffering is…

2014 Moir Stakes Results: Buffering Beats Lankan Rupee

2014 Moir Stakes Results: Buffering Beats Lankan Rupee
September 26th, 2014

Queensland warhorse Buffering has downed favourite Lankan Rupee in a close Group 1 Moir Stakes 2014 at Moonee Valley tonight. Lankan Rupee jumped the best of the 5 horse field, but jockey Craig Newitt allowed front runner Buffering to take the lead and set the pace. Buffering held strong into…

Five Confirmed for 2014 Moir Stakes

Five Confirmed for 2014 Moir Stakes
September 24th, 2014

Just five runners have been confirmed to contest this Friday’s featured Group 1 Moir Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse, highlighted by the return to Group 1 company of the world’s leading sprinter, Lankan Rupee. Claiming nine wins and four minors over just 17 competitive starts so far, Lankan Rupee…

2014 Moir Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Moir Stakes Nominations Released
September 22nd, 2014

Just ten sprinters have been nominated for this Friday’s featured Group 1 Moir Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse, highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. Suffering a shock defeat in the Group 2 McEwen Stakes (1000m) first-up on September 6th, the…

Buffering Confirmed to Resume in 2014 Moir Stakes

Buffering Confirmed to Resume in 2014 Moir Stakes
August 4th, 2014

A standout performer over the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival, trainer Robert Heathcote has revealed Group 1 champion Buffering will return to racing in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on September 26th. Unlucky to finish second in the 2013 edition of the Moir Stakes, Buffering responded in…

Moir Stakes 2013 Won By Samaready – Race Results

Moir Stakes 2013 Won By Samaready – Race Results
October 1st, 2013

Samaready has won the Group 1 Moir Stakesat Moonee Valley Racecourse last Friday September 27, 2013. The four-year-old won the 2013 Moir Stakes by an incredible four lengths, ahead of a gallant Buffering, who placed second, and Le Bonsir, who rounded out the placings in third. Samaready has now won…

Moir Stakes 2013 Nominations Feature Buffering

Moir Stakes 2013 Nominations Feature Buffering
September 23rd, 2013

Nominations have been announced for the Group 1 Moir Stakes, which is set to run at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Friday September 27, 2013. A total of 12 horses have been nominated for the 2013 Moir Stakes, includingBuffering. Buffering has won 12 of his 34 race starts and has earned…

Buffering Set For 2013 Moir Stakes Return

Buffering Set For 2013 Moir Stakes Return
August 6th, 2013

The Group 1 Moir Stakes is scheduled to run at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday September 27, 2013. The race is worth $450,000 in prize money and is run over a distance of 1,200 metres. The 2013 Moir Stakes will take place under weight-for-age conditions and is open to horses of all…

Buffering Wins 2012 AJ Moir Stakes – Race Results

Buffering Wins 2012 AJ Moir Stakes – Race Results
September 29th, 2012

Buffering has won the Group 2 AJ Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley Racecourse last night September 28, 2012. The five-year-old won the race by 0.2 of a length ahead of Ready To Rip, who made a late charge to threaten Buffering’s lead down the final straight. Thankgodyou’rehere put in a gallant…