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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 …

Essington Is Brisbane’s Gain & Grafton’s Pain

Essington Is Brisbane’s Gain & Grafton’s Pain

4 Jul, 2011

It seemed a done deal that newly crowned Rockhampton Newmarket champion Essington would be heading to Grafton for the Ramornie Handicap but that plan has now been shelved.

Trainer Darryl Hansen has instead decided to stick closer to home and he’ll race at Eagle Farm in the Ascot Handicap on Saturday.

Travel was in the …

Rocky Path To Grafton No Issue For Essington

Rocky Path To Grafton No Issue For Essington

28 Jun, 2011

It would have been easy to miss the return of Essington to the race track last weekend with his name nowhere to be seen on the Eagle Farm meeting.

He wasn’t at Rosehill either nor was he down south at Flemington, in fact he was a long way away from there up in warmth of …