News About: Robert Heathcote

Kaiser Franz Claims Upset Win in Premier’s Cup

Kaiser Franz Claims Upset Win in Premier’s Cup

27 May, 2017

Rank outsider Kaiser Franz has produced a perfectly-time sprint in the final straight at Eagle Farm this afternoon to win the Group 3 Premier’s Cup (2200m).

Kaiser Franz (pictured winning at Doomben) beat a classy field to win this afternoon’s Group 3 Premier’s Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello

Starting a $61 chance in Premier’s Cup betting …

Hopfgarten included in Kingsford-Smith Cup field

Hopfgarten included in Kingsford-Smith Cup field

24 May, 2017

A relieved Robert Heathcote is certainly glad the his charge Hopfgarten has made the field for the inaugural running of the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Eagle Farm specialist Hopfgarten, above, will take his place in the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Kingsford-Smith …

Conditions to Suit Hopfgarten in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup

Conditions to Suit Hopfgarten in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup

23 May, 2017

Trainer Robert Heathcote is confident that Hopfgarten will again relish the conditions at Eagle Farm on Saturday when he takes his place in the field for the featured Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m).

Hopfgarten will relish a return to Eagle Farm in Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

The Eagle Farm …

Heathcote welcomes the wet for Hopfgarten in BRC Sprint

Heathcote welcomes the wet for Hopfgarten in BRC Sprint

18 May, 2017

Eagle Farm trainer Robert Heathcote will welcome the predicted wet weather which will enhance the chances of Hopfgarten in the Group 3 $125,000 Taxibox BRC Sprint (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Hopfgarten, above, will appreciate a wet track for the BRC Sprint at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Bureau Of Meteorology has forecast heavy …

Gunsynd Classic chance Realing aiming for Queensland Derby Berth

Gunsynd Classic chance Realing aiming for Queensland Derby Berth

28 Apr, 2017

The Matthew Dunn trained Realing could enhance his credentials for a spot in the Queensland Derby with an improved performance in the Group 3 $125,000 Ascot Green Gunsynd Classic (1600m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Trainer Matthew Dunn, above, is looking for an imprpved performance from Realing in the Gunsynd Classic at Eagle Farm. Photo …

Hopfgarten firms in the betting for Victory Stakes

Hopfgarten firms in the betting for Victory Stakes

28 Apr, 2017

Wet track specialist Hopfgarten has firmed noticeably in the betting at Ladbrokes.com.au for the Group 2 $200,000 Ellyce Galvin Victory Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Hopfgarten, above, is a firmer in the betting for the Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The prospect of a wet track is the catalyst …

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 …