News About: Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Chautauqua’s Everest ride up in the air

Chautauqua’s Everest ride up in the air

13 Jun, 2017

Team Hawkes are on the hunt for a new rider for their star sprinter Chautauqua for the $10m The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on October 14 after Tommy Berry was refused a request to return to Australia from Hong Kong.

Chautauqua, above with Tommy Berry in the saddle, will need a new rider in the …

Chautauqua to Return in Rubiton Stakes

Chautauqua to Return in Rubiton Stakes

1 Feb, 2017

Owner Rupert Legh has revealed that champion sprinter Chautauqua is likely to return to racing in the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield Racecourse on February 11th.

Chautauqua will return to racing in the 2017 Rubiton Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Chautauqua failed to make anything of an impression through two starts …

Buffering to take on young guns in Moir Stakes

Buffering to take on young guns in Moir Stakes

30 Sep, 2016

Veteran sprinter Buffering will have to beat a field of young guns if he is to win his fourth Group 1 $500,000 Charter Keck Cramer Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Veteran sprinter Buffering, above, will have to take on the young guns in the Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Chautauqua has 8 opponents in Moir Stakes

Chautauqua has 8 opponents in Moir Stakes

28 Sep, 2016

The world’s highest rated sprinter Chautauqua will face eight opponents when he kicks off his Spring Carnival campaign in the Group 1 $500,000 Charter Keck Cramer Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Chautauqua, above, is resuming in the Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chautauqua will be having his …

Dunn ‘Turns the lights back on’ Chautauqua in Flemington jump out

Dunn ‘Turns the lights back on’ Chautauqua in Flemington jump out

16 Sep, 2016

Jockey Dwayne Dunn said that he was out to “turn the lights back on” world champion sprinter Chautauqua in a Flemington jump out today.

Chautuaqua will resume for the Spring in the G1 Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chautauqua was having his first serious hit out since winning the Group 1 …

No Sprinters Stakes in Japan for Chautauqua

No Sprinters Stakes in Japan for Chautauqua

14 Jun, 2016

The world’s number one sprinter Chautauqua will bypass the Group 1 ¥212,280,000 Sprinters Stakes (1200m) at Nakayama Racecourse in Japan on October 2 and a chance to win a US$1m bonus and concentrate on the Melbourne Spring Carnival before returning to Hong Kong in December.

Chautauqua will race in Australia in the Spring before heading …

Time to decide Buffering’s future

Time to decide Buffering’s future

3 May, 2016

Trainer Robert Heathcote will let time decide if seven times Group 1 winner Buffering will race on into the Spring or be retired.

Buffering, above, was cleared of any serious leg injury after running last in the Chairman’s Sprint Prize in Hong Kong. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Buffering was cleared of any serious leg injury …

Chautauqua to miss $1m GSC bonus, will be set for the Spring

Chautauqua to miss $1m GSC bonus, will be set for the Spring

3 May, 2016

Connections of sensational Chairman’s Sprint Prize winner Chautauqua will give up the opportunity to win a US$1m Global Sprint Challenge bonus and send the grey back to Australia to prepare for the Melbourne Spring Carnival.

A trip to England is off the cards for Chautauqua, above. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chautauqua was on track to …

Barrier 6 okay for Chautauqua in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Barrier 6 okay for Chautauqua in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

29 Apr, 2016

Trainer Michael Hawkes was happy with barrier six for Chautauqua in the Group 1 HK$10,000,000 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday, but said that the any gate would have suited the backmarker.

Chautauqua drew barrier 6 in Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin in Hong Kong. Photo by Ultimate …

Buffering can lead from barrier 3 in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Buffering can lead from barrier 3 in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

29 Apr, 2016

Trainer Robert Heathcote was ecstatic that Buffering was able to come up with barrier three and expects the speedster to set the pace in the Group 1 HK$10,000,000 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Buffering drew perfectly at barrier three for the Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin in …