Buffering Wins Schillaci Stakes 2012 – Caulfield Results

October 16th, 2012

Buffering has continued his flawless spring carnival campaign to win the 2012 Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse last Saturday October 13, 2012.

The five-year-old won the 2012 Schillaci Stakes by almost two lengths ahead of Golden Archer, who finished second, and Stirling Grove, who passed the post in third.

Buffering has now won 11 of his 28 race starts and has earned more than $1.94 million in prize money during his horse racing career.

The Mossman gelding will now go on towards the 2012 Manikato Stakes on October 26, where he will attempt to win his first group 1 race.

Buffering will then go to the $1 million Patinack Farm Classic at Flemington Racecourse on November 10, 2012.

He will then possibly be travelled overseas for an international racing campaign.

Trainer Robert Heathcote was thrilled with Buffering’s latest race win in the 2012 Schillaci Stakes.

”We know Black Caviar and Hay List are not here and my little bulldog has lived in their shadows for sometime, but the opportunity is there for him to put his hand up and say I am the number one sprinter in this country – until she comes back, of course,” Heathcote said.

“I will discuss running abroad with the owners.

“Perth and Hong Kong are still very much viable options after Melbourne.”

Buffering was the $2.60 favourite to win the 2012 Schillaci Stakes at bookmaker.com.au prior to the race.

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2012 Schillaci Stakes Race Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 1 BUFFERING Robert Heathcote Hugh Bowman 7 58.5kg $2.60F
2 5 GOLDEN ARCHER Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 1.75L 10 58.5kg $6
3 6 STIRLING GROVE Richard Jolly Craig Williams 1.85L 2 58.5kg $26
4 4 PAMPELONNE Tim Martin Corey Brown 2.05L 4 58.5kg $6
5 2 TEMPLE OF BOOM Tony Gollan James McDonald 3.3L 3 58.5kg $9
6 8 DIDNTCOSTALOT Marc Conners Peter Robl 3.4L 8 58.5kg $26
7 9 LONE ROCK Robert Smerdon Mark Zahra 3.6L 1 56.5kg $16
8 7 SNITZEM Leon Corstens Glen Boss 4.6L 6 58.5kg $14
9 10 MALASUN Mick Price Craig Newitt 5L 9 51kg $26
10 3 FIRST COMMAND Anthony Freedman Steven Arnold 5.1L 5 58.5kg $17