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Cox Plate Target for Sizzling

Cox Plate Target for Sizzling

14 Jun, 2013

Brisbane trainer Kelso Wood has always insisted Sizzling is a class horse.

Sizzling will be aimed at the Cox Plate. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

In fact, Wood rates Sizzling so highly that this spring he will test him on one of the biggest stages Australian racing has to offer, the Cox Plate (2040m).

Wood confirmed …

Wood To Have Strong Stradbroke Presence

Wood To Have Strong Stradbroke Presence

29 May, 2013

Brisbane trainer Kelso Wood doesn’t have the biggest team of horses but he’s set to have a strong presence in Saturday week’s $1.36 million Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm.

Sizzling is part of Kelso Wood's strong Stradbroke team. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

Wood trains three of the 40 horses who were paid up at first …

Spirit Song Wins Back-to-back Sunline Stakes

Spirit Song Wins Back-to-back Sunline Stakes

22 Mar, 2013

A perfectly executed program by Warrnambool trainer Aaron Purcell saw consistent mare Spirit Song claim her second straight Sunline Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Spirit Song takes out back-to-back victories in the Sunline Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia

Purcell pencilled in the Group 2 mares’ race as the five-year-old’s …

Star Of Giselle Scores Third Straight Win in Trojan Hand Tools Stakes

Star Of Giselle Scores Third Straight Win in Trojan Hand Tools Stakes

27 Oct, 2012

Progressive mare Star Of Giselle continued her impressive rise through the grades and scored the biggest win of her career in the Group 3 Trojan Hand Tool Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley today.

Star Of Giselle scored the biggest win of her career in the Group 3 Trojan Hand Tool Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse …

Purcell Has Big Spring Ambitions

Purcell Has Big Spring Ambitions

7 Aug, 2012

Warrnambool trainer Aaron Purcell has big spring goals. Even the Melbourne Cup is on the radar for one of his stable newcomers.

Set to make his Australian soil debut at Caulfield on August 18, German-bred import Val Mondo was bought by Purcell with the aim of chasing glory in some of the country’s biggest races.…

Spirit Song Runs Well to Win Schweppervescence Trophy

Spirit Song Runs Well to Win Schweppervescence Trophy

10 Mar, 2012

Aaron Purcell trained mare Spirit Song has beaten a quality field to score victory in the Group 3 $150,000 Schweppervesence Trophy (1600m) at Flemington today.

The pre-race second favourite ($5.00) bolted home down the inside to take top honours in front of Marveen and five-year-old mare Seduced.

Sprit Song now has six victories from 18 …