News About: Rob Heathcote

Lankan Rupee Leads Moir Stakes Nominations

Lankan Rupee Leads Moir Stakes Nominations

22 Sep, 2014

After a pleasing gallop on the course proper at Moonee Valley on Monday morning, connections of the world’s highest rated sprinter Lankan Rupee are confident he can atone for a first-up loss this weekend in the $450,000 Group 1 City Jeep A.J. Moir Stakes (1200m).

Lankan Rupee looks to atone for a first-up loss this …

Buffering to Shine for Heathcote this Spring

Buffering to Shine for Heathcote this Spring

11 Sep, 2012

It’s 5:50am at Eagle Farm, the sun is only just rising above Queensland’s most prestigious racetrack. Robert Heathcote has been there for two hours watching his charges go through their paces.

He looks like the quintessential horse trainer. Dressed in jeans, joggers, jacket and baseball cap. Stopwatch in one hand, binoculars the other.

Buffering is …