News About Woorim

Hopfgarten Holds On For 2014 Sunshine Coast Guineas Win

Hopfgarten Holds On For 2014 Sunshine Coast Guineas Win

Brisbane trainer Rob Heathcote was rewarded for his decision to keep Hopfgarten at the same distance in Saturday’s Sunshine Coast Guineas 2014 with the in-form three-year-old taking out the day’s feature. After a fast finishing effort from Bruce Hill’s Husson filly Miss Husson ($15), Mossman gelding Hopfgarten ($4.80) was able to hold her off and…

Third Time Lucky for Meet George in Glasshouse Handicap 2013

Third Time Lucky for Meet George in Glasshouse Handicap 2013

Brian Smith’s evergreen veteran Meet George will run in their third straight $175,000 Listed Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) showdown this weekend at Caloundra, the old warhorse still displaying the same will to win as when they started out all those years ago. A rising eight-year-old son of Rock Of Cashel, Meet George will be lining up…

Defending Champ Tops 2013 Glasshouse Handicap Nominations

Defending Champ Tops 2013 Glasshouse Handicap Nominations

Reigning winner Belltone heads an exciting list of Glasshouse Handicap 2013 nominations for the Sunshine Coast’s Caloundra Cup Day this Saturday, Kelso Wood’s veteran galloper looking to improve on their latest effort in Brisbane. The Eagle Farm-based Brahms seven-year-old was last seen running a distant 16th to flashy grey Linton in the Group 1 Stradbroke…

Group 1 Winner Woorim Retired

Group 1 Winner Woorim Retired

Hoof problems have forced Queensland sprinter Woorim into retirement. 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…

2013 Newmarket Handicap Betting Update

2013 Newmarket Handicap Betting Update

The opening Group 1 race at Flemington this afternoon is the Newmarket Handicap 2013 running as Race 6 at 3:15pm (AEST) and following this morning’s scratching of Queensland Group 1 winner Woorim from the field below we take a look at the updated betting markets on the Melbourne Festival of Racing feature. There are now…

Woorim Out of 2013 Newmarket Handicap – Flemington Scratchings

Woorim Out of 2013 Newmarket Handicap – Flemington Scratchings

Queensland gelding Woorim has been scratched from the Group 1 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) which is of course the marquee event on the Super Saturday program at Flemington.  The 2012 Oakleigh Plate winner was found to be sore and was a forced withdrawal from the $1 million race. The good news is the weather is…

14 Horse 2013 Newmarket Handicap Field Announced

14 Horse 2013 Newmarket Handicap Field Announced

A 14-horse field of ace sprinters has been released for one of the headline features of Flemington’s big Melbourne Festival of Racing meeting this Saturday – the Newmarket Handicap 2013. Set to run as Flemington Race 6 at 3:15pm (AEST) this year’s edition of the $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) is shaping…

Cummings Eyes Upset Newmarket Handicap 2013 Result

Cummings Eyes Upset Newmarket Handicap 2013 Result

With all the pre-race hype on this Saturday’s 2013 Newmarket Handicap being on the 11 Group 1 nominated winners Anthony Cummings’ progressive gelding Fontelina has flown under the radar. The four-year-old Testa Rossa gelding has won four of their 12 career starts to date most recently the Group 2 Yellowglen Stakes (1200m) first-up at Flemington…

Luckygray Eyes Newmarket Handicap 2013 History

Luckygray Eyes Newmarket Handicap 2013 History

Gino Poletti’s talented Perth raider Luckygray is on track for their new season debut this weekend when the dual Group 1 winner vies for their third elite level win in the 2013 Newmarket Handicap on Flemington’s Super Saturday where they will be out to make history. Allocated the 58kg top-weight for this year’s edition of…

2013 Newmarket Handicap Start Likely for Ortensia

2013 Newmarket Handicap Start Likely for Ortensia

A disappointing result in the Oakleigh Plate first-up is unlikely to prevent Ortensia from contesting Saturday week’s Group 1 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington. The triple Group 1 winner was resuming from an extended break following her 2012 overseas campaign and was never in the race, finishing 4 1/2 lengths off winner Mrs Onassis…