Group One winner Sizzling has been sold to Newgate Farm.
The sale was completed on Friday morning after Newgate's managing director Henry Field inspected the son of Snitzel in Melbourne.
Sizzling has run his last race for trainer Kelso Wood who prepared him for seven wins from 21 starts including the Group One TJ Smith (1600m) at Eagle Farm last year.
A new trainer for Sizzling will be announced within the next week.
Sizzling was scheduled to start in the Group Two Crystal Mile at Moonee Valley on Saturday week but Field said the four-year-old would be spelled immediately.
"He'll go back to the farm now for a break, we'll assess him and work out a plan for the autumn," Field said.
"He's a horse of immense natural ability and he's a Group One winning two-year-old with a lot of speed in his pedigree so he ticks all the boxes for us."
Sizzling is out of Admirelle, a mare by General Nediym, winner of the 1998 Newmarket Handicap.
He will stand at Newgate Farm in the NSW Hunter Valley alongside Foxwedge, winner of the 2012 Group One William Reid Stakes.