News About: Linton

Buffering To Have Next Race Start In The BTC Cup

Buffering To Have Next Race Start In The BTC Cup

24 Apr, 2014

Trainer Robert Heathcote has revealed that Buffering will have the opportunity to record a maiden Group 1 win in Queensland when he contests the 2014 BTC Cup at Doomben on May 10.

Buffering will contest both the BTC Cup and Doomben 10,000 during the 2014 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Buffering started …

Glorious Days are back for Whyte in Hong Kong Mile

Glorious Days are back for Whyte in Hong Kong Mile

9 Dec, 2013

The John Size trained Glorious Days’ win in the Group 1 HK$20m Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday will help lift the spirits of champion rider Douglas Whyte.

Glorious Days and Douglas Whyte winning the Hong Kong Mile. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Whyte’s reign as the leading Hong Kong jockey looks …

Malua Racing Happy With Linton’s Hong Kong Mile Barrier Draw

Malua Racing Happy With Linton’s Hong Kong Mile Barrier Draw

5 Dec, 2013

The 2013 Hong Kong Mile barrier draw was conducted at Sha Tin this afternoon; with Australian-trained hopeful Linton and clear favourite Moonlight Cloud both drawing well for the Group 1 event this Sunday.

Linton will jump from barrier three when he chases his second win at Group 1 level in the Hong Kong Vase at …

Linton A Happy Horse Before Hong Kong Mile

Linton A Happy Horse Before Hong Kong Mile

5 Dec, 2013

Linton is now only three days away from the biggest test of his racing career in the Hong Kong Mile (1600m) and, according to Malua Racing’s Troy Corstens, is a very happy horse in the lead-up to the Group 1 event at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Troy Corstens believes that Linton is as happy as …

Size Confident Glorious Days Will Perform First-Up In The Hong Kong Mile

Size Confident Glorious Days Will Perform First-Up In The Hong Kong Mile

4 Dec, 2013

Trainer John Size is confident that Group 1 winner Glorious Days will run well first-up in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Glorious Days will face Linton and a number of other quality gallopers in the Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Glorious …

Correct weight for Linton in Hong Kong Mile

Correct weight for Linton in Hong Kong Mile

3 Dec, 2013

Stradbroke Handicap winner Linton is closing in on his correct racing weight as he prepares for the Group 1 HK$20m Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Linton is almost back to his ideal racing weight for the Hong Kong Mile. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Stable manager Troy Corstens said that Linton …

Clark to stick with Famous Seamus in George Moore Stakes

Clark to stick with Famous Seamus in George Moore Stakes

3 Dec, 2013

Sydney jockey Tim Clark will stick with Famous Seamus when he makes a return visit to Brisbane in the Group 3 $200,000 George Moore Stakes (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Famous Seamus winning the Hinkler Handicap at Eagle Farm during the Winter. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Clark gave trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith a glowing report after …

Linton Keeping Himself Company Before Hong Kong Mile

Linton Keeping Himself Company Before Hong Kong Mile

28 Nov, 2013

Popular grey Linton will be the only Australian representative at the Hong Kong International Raceday at Sha Tin on December 8 and connections have taken an unusual step to give the seven-year-old some company before he runs in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m).

Linton will face a star-studded field in the Group 1 …

Oliver to ride Linton in Hong Kong Mile

Oliver to ride Linton in Hong Kong Mile

19 Nov, 2013

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver has picked up the ride on Linton in the Group 1 HK$20m Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on December 8.

Damien Oliver will ride Linton in the Hong Kong Mile. Photo by Steve Hart.

Oliver replaced Hong Kong based Joao Moriera who is currently serving a …

Linton A Chance For Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Linton A Chance For Kevin Heffernan Stakes

12 Nov, 2013

Trainer John Sadler has revealed that Group 1 winner Linton could contest the Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday before heading overseas for the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m).

Linton is likely to start in the Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …