Track Work 2 July 2020

CYBER ATTACK completed his final work for Te Rapa this weekend with easy work this morning.  Galloping on the No.2 grass (slow) CYBER ATTACK was kept under a good hold from the 800m, running the last 600m in 41.5. He was a trial winner recently and has a good fresh up and track record.

DIVINE DIVE has derived much benefit from his second placing fresh up at Counties. He was not after time when coming in from the 600m in 42.1.  He has a tough draw to contend with this weekend.

WOODEN EDGE looked fit for his Te Rapa engagement when clocked from the 600m in 37.4.

Stable mate PACORUS came in from the 1000m in 1:6.4, home in 39.1. He is likely to need his fresh run but will be one to follow.

CRAFTY JESS could be one for odds this Saturday.  She travelled sweetly throughout 1200m, clocked in 1.19.1, sprinting the 600m in 37.2.

LADYLAX worked well on her own, completing 1000m in 1.6 and 36.6.  THREADTHENEEDLE ran 600m in 38.2.  LOOSE CANNON was timed from the 600m in 39.2.

CAMPARI followed in 38.8.  SPRING DELIGHT was in good form over 1200m in 1.19, sprinting home in 37.3. DAWN ON ME returned 38 for 600m.  NOBLE STAR and UNACCEPTABLE ran the fastest 600m of the morning in 35.9.

On the sand OSAKA returned 43.2 for 600m. SANTA CATARINA, who will be popular with punters this weekend, looked in excellent order when breezed up 400m.

RISING RANSOM returned 41.9.  LADY KIRA came to the end of 1000m in 1:7.9, home in 39.3.

RIPPER OF A DREAM enhanced his chances of clearing maiden class this weekend with nice work over 1000m in 1.8.9 and 39.1.

On the No.4 grass TRUE ENOUGH ran 600m in 38.  The BOSTONIAN completed 600m in 39.  QUICK THINKER cut out 600m in 38.4.

THE CHOSEN ONE left 600m behind in 37.6.

Track pick | Te Rapa | Race 10 | Legacy Lodge 1200 @ 3.10 pm | CYBER ATTACK

Track Work 30 June 2020

Many local gallopers who are preparing for Saturday’s Te Rapa Meeting, attracted attention on Tuesday morning.

The No 2 grass provided slow/heavy footing.

SAINT CROIX and STARRY from the John Bell stable were the quickest during the busy session, when matching strides over 800m in a smart 49.6, sprinting the 600m in 36.1.

BOUNDTOBEHONORED and DIVINE DIVE maintained a solid pace from the 800m in 50.4, coming home in 36.3.

CRAFTY JESS and MALIK were in good form when completing 1000m in 1.4, sprinting home in 36.4.  LADYLAX and SHE’S A LADY looked fit for immediate racing when hitting the line together at the completion of 1300m, run in 1.19.7 finishing off in 37.2.

HOT SPRING PROJECT and HARBOURSIDE worked well over 1000m in 1.5 and 37.3.

CYBER ATTACK strode 1000m in 1:10.3, home in 40.9.  ZINZAN and SEMPER FI ran 1000m in 1:8.6, the 600m in 39.3.

JACK THE LASS impressed over 800m in 51.7.  UNIVERSAL STARS cut out 1000m in 1.12 and 42.  SCOTCH followed in 1.8, home in 38.5.  CHIARETTA was not after time over 1000m in 1:14.2 and 43. FINN McCOOL ran 1000m in 1.11 and 41.4.

ELLE EYE ARE and RED BEACH were on terms over 1200m in a solid 1.19, the final 600m in 37.4. ARETHA returned 53.4 for 800m.

QIJI MELODY was timed the last 600m of 1200m in 40.1.  PEARLESCENCE came in from the 1200m in 1:22.5 and 38.9.

LADY LIRA and RIPPER OF A DREAM did well over 1200m in 1:19.2 and 37.3.   KAIPAKI ROAD came to the end of 1200m in 1:24.1, home in 41.  She ran a nice recent trial and is a previous winner at Te Rapa.

LUBAYA was clocked from the 600m in 37.3.  WILD LIKE left 1200m behind in 1:18.4 and 38.6.   YIN YANG WARRIOR and RAPID FALLS returned 1:21.4 and 39.2 for 1300m.

PACORUS ran 800m in 54.  Stablemate WOODEN EDGE was timed from the 600m in 40.3.

Others timed 600m included CAMPARI 42.3 | LOOSE CANNON 39.3 | MEDALZA 41.5 | OSAKA 41.7 | DARCI PALMER and THREADTHENEEDLE 39.2. | RITANI 40 | FOXSQUILLION 41.7 | SANTA CATARINA 38.5. | ERIDANI 38.9. | RISING RANSOM 40.3 | TAREE 42 | EL FERNANDO 41.8 | WALKIN’ BY 40.4 | SWAGGER 42.1.

SACRED ELIXIR galloped on the No.4 grass over 600m in an easy 42.1.

Track Work 25 June 2020

ARATAI and BOUND TO BE HONOURED returned the fastest gallop when working on the inside of a dead No 2 grass this morning.


On a quiet morning ARATIA and BOUNDTOBEHONOURED matched strides over 1000m in a smart 1:3.5, sprinting the final 600m in 37.1. The Tony Pike trained stablemates were both full of running at the finish. They are likely to race at the Te Rapa meeting Saturday week.


CYBER ATTACK worked in nicely by himself from the 1000m in 1:6, the concluding 600m in 38.2.


MR FOX and DARK HORSE were in good form when timed from the 600m in 37.9.   WALKIN’ BY maintained a strong gallop from the 1000m, clocked in 1:4.1, finishing off in 37.9.


UNITION and SUFFUSED, who both look to have bright futures, were on terms at the end of an easy 400m in 27.8.  LADY LIRA left 1000m behind in 1:5 and 38.1.  RED BEACH came to the end of 1000m in 1.4.2, the final 600m in 37.3.


TRUE ENOUGH was the only horse to gallop on the No 4 grass.  He was not fully extended when sent 800m, running the final 600m in 41.1. He looks in excellent order and is expected to race at the Te Rapa meeting.


On the sand SPECIAL INTEREST was timed from the 1000m in 1:7, the 600m in 39.9.  DECLARADA and PRINCESS ORIGAMI ran the final 400m of 500m in 41.8.


SHOCKING|CRAFTY COWGIRL, IVERSON and SUPERB were sent 800m with the last 600m in 41.3.

Trackwork 23 June 2020

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Cambridge Jump Outs 19/06/2020

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Track Work 16 June 2020

Several horses showed their readiness for the country’s first gallop meeting since lockdown, with nice work on the plough.

DIVINE DIVE from the Tony Pike barn, looked fit for Counties this Saturday when timed, the final 600m of 800m in 37.6. He was an easy winner at the recent Te Rapa trials and has a handy fresh up record.

RED BEACH, who was an impressive winner at the Te Rapa trials, had the measure of stablemate QIJI MELODY at the completion of a solid 1000m in 1:4.3, sprinting the final 600m in 37.2.

FERINDI, another Tony Pike trained successor at the Te Rapa trials, looked in excellent order when coming in easily from the 600m in 42. RIVERFALLS, RIPPER OF A DREAM and SHE’S A LADY left 1200m behind in 1:27.1, quickening from the 600m in 38.5.

LORD SEIFERT and SPRING DELIGHT hit the line together at the completion of 1000m in 1:7.2, finishing off in 38.3. CRAFTY JESS and ELLE EYE ARE held a slight advantage over PEARLESCENCE over 1200m in 1:22.7, the last 600m in 38.

LADYLAX did well on her own from the 1200m in 1:21 and 38.2. CYBER ATTACK enhanced his weekend chances with a nice relaxed workout, running his final 600m in 39.5.

WILD LIKE was clocked from the 600m in 40. TIPICAL followed in 40.5.

ARATAI returned 41.2 from the 600m. DANCINGINTHESTREET and SAVABEEL|DREAMER were given an easy 600m in 43.1.

SAVABEEL|KASHMIR ran 600m in 43.2. SHERRIF cut out 600m in 43.5. TABATA strode 800m in 58, RISING STEPS was sent 500m, the last 400m in 29.8. IFFRAAJ|ROC DE CHINE was clocked from the 600m in 43.5.

SHOCKING|SHANZAM was kept under a firm hold over 600m in 45.2. DUNHILL and the SHOWCASING|MISS ELLIOT filly from the Stephen Marsh stable ran in from the 600m in 42.4.

LADY LIRA and MALIK returned 1:7.3 for the 1000m, home in 38. SAVASTEP was timed over 600m in 39. QUEEN OF HEARTS ran 600m in 39.9, KING’S CROSS left 600m behind in 41.3. LONDON BANKER, who is coming to hand well, was not after time over 600m in 45.

PINEAPPLE LUMP ran the final 600m of work in 41.1. SUMMER WARRIOR looked well when completing 1200m in 1.22.4, finishing off in 39.

On the No2 grass (good) JUST TREASURE was most impressive when maintaining a strong gallop from the 1000m in 1.2, dashing the last 600m in 35.


Track Work 24 March 2020

Owing to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), no Track Work will be available until further notice.

Track Work 19 March 2020

Lightly raced filly BIRDSONG should keep her impressive form line going this weekend at Tauranga, after producing nice final work this morning.

Very few gallops took place on the plough. BIRDSONG was not after time when traveling well throughout 1200m, running the last 1000m in 1:9.2, the final 600m in 40.1.

VIN DE DANCE, who starts his fresh campaign at Tauranga, came to the end of 1400m in 1:36.7, the concluding 600m in 39.2. Although he will benefit with the run, the former Derby winner should race well.

Last start winner KIWIANNA looked fit when rounding off his preparation for Gate Par with an easy 600m in 43.2.

STARRYBEEL was sent 800m, the last 600m in 42.7. REGGIEWOOD left 1600m behind in 1:55.2, home in 41.5.

MISS HINCH ran 800m in 58, the final 600m in 42.9. ARETHA was in good form over 1000m in 1:8.3 and 39.4.

LORD SIBFORD and a PER INCANTO filly from the Baker/Forsman barn, matched strides over 1000m in 1:10.2, the final 600m in 40.

RONDINELLA, who has been racing below her best recently, looked in fantastic order when sent 1400m in 1:36.2, with the 600m in 38.3.

TWO ILLICIT ran 1600m in 1:52.4, coming home in 39.4. PACORUS came in from the 1000m in 1:10.5, finishing off in 42.8.

Best bet | Racing Tauranga | Saturday 21 March | Race 5 | J Swap Contractors Bay of Plenty Cup | LONDON BANKER

Track Work 17 March 2020

LONDON BANKER was the pick of the gallops on the plough at Cambridge this morning.

LONDON BANKER who won with plenty in hand late last month, was travelling strongly through the line, completing 1400m in 1:32.1, sprinting the last 600m in 37.8. The TAVISTOCK four year old gelding has improved further since his latest win and will prove tough to beat this weekend.

Smart two year olds SAFE PASSAGE and BONITA AURELIA were in good form over 1000m in 1.7. The final 600m in 37.7.

MAGNUM returned the fastest 1000m of the morning, when maintaining a strong gallop over 1000m in 1:2.1, dashing the 600m in 36.

TRUE ENOUGH and VIN DE DANCE worked well together from the 1000m in 1:5.2, sprinting home in 36.6. ELLE EYE ARE and DIAMOND left 1000m behind in 1:7.2 and 38.3.

SPRING DELIGHT ran a solo 1000m in 1.12, home in 39.1. OUR MODENA came in from the 1000m in 1:8.1, sprinting home in 36.8.

RITANI ran 600m in 41.3. CONTEMPLATION and CHARM SPIRIT|ELLEN VICTORIA completed 600m in 40.8. BIRDSONG strode 1200m in 1.25, home in 41.5.

ARETHA was not pushed when running 1200m in 1:15.4 and 43. KIWIANNA ran the final 600m of 1200m in 41.5.

QUIZZY LIZZY returned 41.7 from the 600m. HINERANGI and FINGERS CROSSED were not after time when clocked from the 600m in 42.

I’LLAV BUBBLES worked 600m in 40.3. DEEP BEAUTY ran 1200m in 1:22.2 and 40. CHECKERS was in good form over 1000m in 1.6 and 38.4.

HASSTOBEGOOD came to the end of 1400m in 1:34.3, the final 800m in 51.8. EL NOIR was sent an easy 1000m in 1.12 and 41.3.

LADY LIRA was timed from the 600m in 39. DUBLIN DOLL and DANCINGINTHESTREET 600m in 41.3. KING’S CROSS ran 500m at three quarter pace.

EVEN CHANCE returned 1:24.9 and 39.7 for 1200m. MISS HINCH came in from the 600m in 41.2.

SAVEZAR completed 1400m in 1.36 and 40.7. DON DRAPER ran 600m in 43.

ZEALAND was timed from the 1200m in 1:20.2, home in 39.2 | REBEL BELLE 600m in 43.2 | SHE’S APPLES completed 1000m in 1:10.1 and 40.5.

Track Work 12 March 2020

STAR TSAR will head to Trentham at peak fitness after another impressive gallop this morning.

With many horses engaged at the local jump-outs later in the morning, the plough was not at its busiest.

STAR TSAR worked in nicely from the 1000m in 1:7.8, sprinting the last 600m in 38.3. He has been most impressive since his winning debut and although up in grade this weekend he should be too smart for his rivals.

BERGAMOT completed her preparation for Saturday’s Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks in good style, running 1200m in 1:21.3, finishing off with 600m in 39.3. She has drawn the inside gate and should stay the 2400m and could sneak into the money at good odds.

Stablemate and race rival SHOWBEEL did her chances no harm with 1200m, clocked in 1:22.1 and 39.7. She should also be competitive in the three year old fillies classic.

VICTORY GLORY looked in good order for Tauranga when kept under a nice hold from the 1000m in 1:9.2, the final 600m in 39. Impressive last start winner BIRDSONG and BONITA AURELIA worked well over 1000m in 1:7.4, home in 38.6.

SAVASTEP left 1200m behind in 1:21.1, the 600m in 38.9. RED BEACH, who is shaping up nicely for a fresh campaign, completed 800m in a comfortable 53.2.

LADYLAX came to the end of 600m in 40.3. JACK THE LASS, who will debut at Tauranga this weekend, ran 1000m in 1:8.8 and 38.9. WELL I NEVER returned 42.1 for 600m.

EL NOIR was sent 900m, coming in from the 600m in 42.7. FINGERS CROSSED and PER INCANTO|ALPENA ROSEA matched strides from the 600m in 39.4. EVEN CHANCE ran 1200m in 1:25.2 and 40.5.

HYPNOS should race well fresh at Tauranga. He followed nice Tuesday work with an easy 1200m in 1:25.2, home in 41.9. HASSTOBEGOOD followed in 1:24.6 and 40.6. SHE’S A LADY and RIVERFALLS cut out 1000m in 1:8.9, finishing off in 38.5.

ALAMO ran the last 600m of 800m in 40. STATELINE completed 600m in 39.9.

On the No 4 grass (dead) GO NICHOLAS completed 1000m in 1:9.5, sprinting the 600m in 39.2. He starts fresh up at Tauranga this weekend and with a nice victory at the recent trials and the benefit of a 3kg claimer, he should go well.

Trentham | Race 1 | TAB Bonus Back Cup Premier | 12.15 PM | STAR TSAR