Sizzling Kicks Off Stradbroke Campaign – 2013 Gold Coast Guineas Nominations

April 30, 2013

Sizzling Kicks Off Stradbroke Campaign – 2013 Gold Coast Guineas Nominations

Classy Queensland colt Sizzling will kick off a 2013 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) campaign when he starts as one of the favourites in Saturday’s Group 3 2013 Gold Coast Guineas (1400m).

Sizzling Heads Gold Coast Guineas nominations. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The winner of six of 11 starts is the top rated horse of 34 nominated for Saturday’s $125,000 feature which will be his first outing since running second in the Magic Millions Guineas.

Trainer Kelso Wood is hoping his stable star is primed to repeat his winter carnival success of last year where he was unbeaten in the state’s best two-year-old races.

Wood will keep the three-year-old to his own age group until the Stradbroke on June 8 where he will take on a quality line up vying for a $1 million winner’s cheque.

“I’ve spoken to the handicappers and they assure me he’ll get a run in the Stradbroke,” Wood said.

Among his likely rivals this weekend is Saluter who beat Sizzling to claim the Magic Millions Guineas.

It was by far the biggest result of the Jason McLachlan-trained gelding’s career.

Saluter is yet to taste black-type success but is likely to get plenty of chances in three-year-old races throughout the winter.

Returning to Queensland after strong results behind Sizzling as a two-year-old is Darley-owned gelding Academus who was last seen winning the WA Guineas in November.

Another making a return trip to the winter carnival is Sydney gelding Dances On Stars who finished third behind Sizzling and Academus in both the Champagne Classic and the BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes.

Others in Gold Coast Guineas nominations include Mick Dittman Plate runner-up Rocky King, 2012 Golden Slipper fourth Doubtfilly and Patinack-owned pair Reflectance and Sookie.

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Gold Coast Guineas 2013 – Nominations

Horse Trainer Hcp Rating
1 ACADEMUS Peter Snowden
2 AL ANEED Mick Price
3 BURLEIGH HEADS Bruce W Hill 66
5 CHEAPSKATER Craig Howell 71.5
6 DANCES ON STARS (NZ) Gerald Ryan 84
7 DOUBTFILLY Stuart Kendrick 86
10 GREAT CHEER Barry Lockwood 69
11 HOLEY GADOLEY Pat Duff 72.5
12 HOLY TOLEDO Ron Macrae 75
13 KUCHINSKAYA Robert Heathcote 74.5
14 LUKE’S LUCK Kelly Schweida
15 MAURY John P Thompson 71.5
17 MORE THAN MONEY Mel Eggleston
18 MY SHABELLA Bruce W Hill 68
19 NARCISSUS Len Treloar 76.5
20 NOOGOORA BURR David J Lawlor
21 PHOENIX FORCE Bruce W Hill 62
22 PLATINUM STATE Bryan Guy 83
23 QFIGHTER Matthew Dunn 70
24 REFLECTANCE John P Thompson 76.5
25 ROCKY KING Tom Bourke 85
26 SALUTER Jason McLachlan 91
27 SIZZLING Kelso Wood 102
28 SOOKIE John P Thompson 80
29 STOLEN KISSES Maryann Thexton 70
30 SUNSET AFFAIR Gillian Heinrich 71.5
31 THE CONSPIRATOR Tony Sears 74.5
32 THE STOREMAN Tony Gollan 72
33 WARHOGG Lennie Wheeler 65
34 YOUR SONG Anthony Cummings

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