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Robert Heathcote is aiming as high as the Cox Plate with Woorim (pictured) after his strong first up win at Moonee Valley.
The six-year-old son of Glenlogan Park stallion, Show A Heart, carried 60.5kg to score a comfortable length win over Blackie.
Heathcote has Woorim aimed at another crack at the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday week.
The gelding ran third to Response in the Group One event last year.
Heathcote said the Group One Toorak Hcp (1600m) at Caulfield on October 8 was also on the agenda.
“We’re even thinking about the Cox Plate for him which I’m sure will make a few people laugh,” Heathcote said.
“This horse has a terrific sprint and not many can go with him when he unleashes it.”
The winner of the Group Three BTC Sprint (1350m) at Doomben in May, Woorim has only twice been tried beyond 1500 metres.
Those runs were in January and February of 2010 when he was second over 1812m in restricted company at Eagle Farm and fourth of eight over the Cox Plate trip (2040m) at Doomben.
A winner of nine of his 31 starts from 1110 to 1500 metres, Woorim was having his first start on Saturday since making it back-to-back wins in the Listed Glasshouse Hcp (1400m) at the Sunshine Coast in early July.
He has won three of his past four starts with his seventh to Sincero in the Group One Stradbroke Hcp (1400m) at Eagle Farm in June his only miss.

by Mark Ryan

Willowbend Stud sire, Nothing to Lose (pictured), has had an impressive trans-Tasman winner.
Silver City took out the first NZ 2yo race of the season at Ruakaka.
Silver City was originally bred in Queensland by Brian Russell and sold as a weanling at the 2010 Magic Millions Sale before being on-sold as a yearling at the New Zealand Festival Sale in February to Stephen McKee for $58,000, the son of Trevor McKee who trained the great Sunline.
Silver City is being set for New Zealand’s prestigious 2YO race in January, the Karaka Million.
Nothing to Lose has only had a total of 8 runners to race and now has 6 winners (75% winners), all on provincial or metropolitan tracks.
The Queenslanders had three winners on the Doomben card on Saturday.
Race 1: Old Collegian 1615m – Topping (Top Echelon)
Race 7: Ormiston College Hcp 1200m – Funtantes pictured (Easy Rocking)
Race 8: Ormiston College Premiers 1010m – Haisum (Hayil)
Thank you to everyone who voted in the TBQA 2011-12 election.
We received 213 votes which our Returning Officer, Jeff Stevens, said is an excellent response in ratio to our membership base.
The new committee will be announced at our Annual General Meeting this Friday, September 16th at 1pm at Toowoomba Turf Club.
If you would like to come, please RSVP via info@queenslandbreeders.com.au by this Wednesday.