News About: Robert Heathcote

The Real Chautauqua to step out in Manikato Stakes

The Real Chautauqua to step out in Manikato Stakes

17 Oct, 2016

Jockey Dwayne Dunn is certain that the real Chautauqua will step out in the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Chautauqua, above, will be better suited by the 1200m of the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chautauqua resumed for the Spring with a disappointing fourth …

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.…

Buffering is back as good as ever for Moir Stakes

Buffering is back as good as ever for Moir Stakes

27 Sep, 2016

Trainer Robert Heathcote said that stable star Buffering is “back as good as ever” as he chases his fourth win in the Group 1 $500,000 Charter Keck Cramer Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Buffering, above, is chasing his fourth win in the Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Manikato Considered for Under The Louvre

Manikato Considered for Under The Louvre

9 Aug, 2016

October’s Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley Racecourse could be on the spring agenda for Under The Louvre who pleased trainer Robert Smerdon in his Cranbourne hit-out on Monday.

Stradbroke Handicap winner Under The Louvre could target the 2016 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on Cox Plate Eve. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Despite finishing last behind the …

Lauterbrunnen the best of Heathcote’s Doomben runners

Lauterbrunnen the best of Heathcote’s Doomben runners

22 Jul, 2016

Trainer Robert Heathcote has nominated five year old Lauterbrunnen as the best chance of his six runners at Doomben on Saturday.

Trainer Robert Heathcote rates Lauterbrunnen, above, the best of his six runners at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Lauterbrunnen is on the second line of betting at $5 with Ladbrokes.com.au for the Listed $100,000 …

Flamboyer favoured to complete hat trick in Tattersall’s Mile

Flamboyer favoured to complete hat trick in Tattersall’s Mile

21 Jul, 2016

In-form galloper Flamboyer has been installed the favourite for the Listed $100,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Mile (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday as he chases a hat trick of wins.

Flamboyer, above, is chasing a hat trick of wins in the Tattersall’s Mile at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Gold Coast trained Flamboyer found his …

Queensland Oaks long term aim for Snow Fields

Queensland Oaks long term aim for Snow Fields

11 Jul, 2016

Last Saturday’s Doomben juvenile winner Snow Fields could develop into a handy staying filly with trainer Chris Munce planning to aim her towards the Group 1 $500,000 Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm at next year’s Brisbane Winter Carnival.

Trainer Chris Munce, above, is confident Doomben winner Snow Fields will develop into a tough staying …

Beckham ready to back up in Spear Chief Quality

Beckham ready to back up in Spear Chief Quality

24 Jun, 2016

Eye Liner Stakes runner up Beckham is set to back up this week in the Listed $100,000 FKG Group Spear Chief Quality (1500m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Beckham, above, white colours with blue and green cap, is set to back up in the Spear Chief Quality at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Beckham …

Lordag to Atone at Eagle Farm

Lordag to Atone at Eagle Farm

23 Jun, 2016

Lordag has failed to make anything of an impressive through recent starts, however trainer Robert Heathcote is confident the horse is ready to atone in Saturday’s Listed AM Giles & Co Chartered Accountants Handicap (1830) at Eagle Farm.

Rob Heathcote is pleased with Lordag ahead of Saturday’s Listed AM Giles & Co Chartered Accountants Handicap …

Conditions to Suit Lauterbrunnen in Rockhampton Newmarket

Conditions to Suit Lauterbrunnen in Rockhampton Newmarket

23 Jun, 2016

Trainer Robert Heathcote is confident Lauterbrunnen will be well suited to the conditions when he lines up for the Rockhampton Newmarket Handicap (1300m) this afternoon.

Lauterbrunnen will line up for the Rockhampton Newmarket this afternoon. Photo: Daniel Costello

Lauterbrunnen has been a consistent and competitive performer for Heathcote through thirty-two career starts since debuting to …