Group 1 Winner Woorim Retired

March 15, 2013

Group 1 Winner Woorim Retired

Hoof problems have forced Queensland sprinter Woorim into retirement.

2012 Oakleigh Plate winner Woorim has been retired. Photo: Taron Clarke.

The Group 1 winner had just one start this autumn, finishing at the back of the field in his title defence in the Oakleigh Plate.

In his Oakleigh Plate win the year before, the seven-year-old produced a remarkable performance to fly home from the back of the field and deliver Brisbane’s leading trainer Robert Heathcote his first Group 1 win.

The talented sprinter will spend life after racing at Glenologan Park Stud in south-east Queensland.

From 43 starts, the son of Show A Heart won 11 times and recorded nine minor placings. He collected prizemoney in excess of $1 million.

Apart from the Oakleigh Plate, other highlights included winning the 2011 Group 3 Stakes at Flemington and the Group 3 BRC Sprint at Doomben.

Woorim also went back-to-back in in the Listed Glasshouse Handicap at the Sunshine Coast in 2010-11.

Heathcote told AAP he will “never forget” Woorim’s Oakleigh Plate victory and described him as a “super horse.”

“They’ll be talking about his Oakleigh Plate win in pubs for years to come,” Heathcote said.

“To be last at the furlong in one of Australia’s premier sprints and still win to give me my first Group One win is something I’ll never forget.”

While Woorim’s racing days are over, Heathcote will still be well represented at the 2013 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival by stable stars Solzhenitsyn and Buffering.

Group 1 winner Solzhenitsyn will kick off his campaign in Saturday week’s Group 1 Canterbury Stakes before continuing on to the George Ryder Stakes and the Doncaster Mile.

Sprinter Buffering is facing a potential showdown with superstar mare Black Caviar in the Group 1 TJ Smith.

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