News About: 2012 Patinack Farm Classic

Buffering to Bounce Back in Patinack

Buffering to Bounce Back in Patinack

8 Nov, 2012

“Let him run.”

They are the instructions trainer Robert Heathcote has issued jockey Hugh Bowman ahead of his ride on Buffering in the Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Robert Heathcote has tipped Queensland star Buffering to bounce back in the Patinack Farm Classic. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Heathcote …

Snitzerland and Howmuchdoyouloveme in Patinack Field

Snitzerland and Howmuchdoyouloveme in Patinack Field

7 Nov, 2012

Emerging sprinter Howmuchdoyouloveme and star filly Sniterzland have been named to contest the Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic (1200m) on Saturday just seven days after failing when favourites in their respective tasks on Derby Day.

Snitzerland has been named in a 15-horse field for the Patinack Farm Classic. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Howmuchdoyouloveme …

Derby Day Sprinters Can Earn Patinack Berth

Derby Day Sprinters Can Earn Patinack Berth

31 Oct, 2012

Some of the nation’s most promising sprinters will be on trial for a berth in Saturday week’s $1 million Patinack Farm Classic (1200m) when they step out at Flemington this weekend.

Snitzerland can earn a start in the $1 million Patinack Farm Classic with another strong performance in the Coolmore Stud Stakes on Saturday. Photo …

24 Remain in Contention for Patinack

24 Remain in Contention for Patinack

23 Oct, 2012

There were few surprises following the first round of acceptances for the Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic (1200m) which will take place at Flemington on November 10.

Con Karakatsanis is hoping to test Howmuchdoyouloveme at Group 1 level in the Patinack Farm Classic

One notable omission from the original list of nominations is Joe Pride-trained …

Sydney Stop Likely for Spirit Of Boom

Sydney Stop Likely for Spirit Of Boom

12 Sep, 2012

Fresh off a strong runner-up finish in the Group 3 Bobbie Lewis Quality at Flemington, Queensland trainer Tony Gollan is now considering a Sydney trip for sprinter Spirit Of Boom.

Spirit Of Boom could head to Sydney for the Group 2 Shorts at Royal Randwick. Photo by: Steve Hart

Gollan said the Group 2 Shorts …

Boom Chance for Gollan in Melbourne

Boom Chance for Gollan in Melbourne

2 Aug, 2012

Queensland trainer Tony Gollan will again venture to Melbourne to chase the southern riches after stable star Temple Of Boom impressed in a spring campaign last year.

Temple Of Boom will travel to Melbourne for the Spring Carnival and target the Patinack Farm Classic - photo by Taron Clarke

While Temple Of Boom will again …

Black Caviar Back On Track For Spring Campaign

Black Caviar Back On Track For Spring Campaign

26 Jun, 2012

Retirement does not beckon after all for super mare Black Caviar, with the five-year-old mare being aimed at a Melbourne spring campaign later this year.

Black Caviar - photo by Sarah Ebbett

The champion mare shocked Australia when she won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes by just the narrowest of margins in England on Saturday.

Expecting …

2012 Global Sprint Challenge – a little easier

2012 Global Sprint Challenge – a little easier

30 Nov, 2011

The 2012 Global Sprint Challenge will extend to a series of 10 races with the addition of Dubai Golden Shaheen (1200m) at Meydan in Dubai in March.

The inclusion extends the series to a sixth country with the Australia conducting the first and last leg.

The 2012 Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on …