Crowd favourite Buffering has been officially retired following a disappointing sixth in the Manikato Stakes.
Buffering who is now a 9YO was unplaced for the third time in a row finishing sixth in the ten horse Manikato field with trainer Robert Heathcote announcing post race that he has run his last race.
A winner of 20 races ‘The Buff’ a $22,000 purchase had 55 career starts with earnings over $7.2million dollars.
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“He’s been too good a horse for us all, I couldn’t take him back to the races again, he’s done enough,” Heathcote said. #buffering
— Brent Zerafa (@brentzerafa) October 21, 2016
Damian Browne suggests that Buffering may have run his last race. “Age is catching up with him'” Browne said. @G1X_RACING
— adrian dunn (@adriandunn2) October 21, 2016