Track Work 14 December 2017

Cal Isuzu Stakes favourite, LOVE AFFAIR and race rival STOLEN DANCE, enhanced their chances with nice work at Cambridge this morning.

Galloping on the plough, LOVE AFFAIR and STOLEN DANCE were on terms throughout 1200 in 1:24, sprinting the 600 in 38. LOVE AFFAIR, who will have the services of Opie Bosson, looks certain to cope with the rise in class and should prove hard to beat.

LIZZIE L’AMOUR, who returns after a Melbourne stint, worked in well from the 1200 in 1:24.2, coming home in 38.4.

VITTACHI, MENTAL TELEPATHY and COLLABORATE, who are all in good form and are also entered for the Dunstan Feeds Premier, Race One at Te Rapa, worked in from the 1400 in 1:37, coming home in 38.6.

VITTACHI being my preferred option this weekend.

DEALS IN HEELS and CAPUCINE are another two strong chances entered for Te Rapa from the Baker/Forsman stable, came to the end of 1000 in 1:07.4, sprinting the final 600 in 7.8.

MAYGROVE and ZACADA left 1400 behind in 1:31, the 1000 in 1:05.2, the last 600 in 37.9.

VON TUNZELMAN strode comfortably from the 1200 in 1:31, finishing off in 34. HIGHLAD and LADY ROSSA were timed from the 600 in 38.

MI SKY and WAIPIPI LAD worked well together from the 1200 in 1:21.6, dashing the last 600 in 36.9. PRINCE OF PASSION followed with 600 in 37.7.

CRUX returned 1:10.1 for 1000 and 40.9 for 600. DOUBTLESS BAY was clocked from the 1000 in 1:06 and 38.6.

TOMELILLA, CAMINO ROCOSO and BREAK MY STRIDE, another trio from the Baker/Forsman stable entered for the same race at Te Rapa, maintained a solid clip from the 1200 in 1:16.8 and 38.3.

CHACHAR completed the final 600 of 1000 in 40.2. DAZZLING HEIGHTS and FIGEAMEOUT ran 800 in 53. DISRAELI and FLYING JOURNEY were clocked over 800 in 52.1.

MIGHTY POWER ran 600 in 39. DESERT STORM was sent 1400 in 1:31.4, coming home in 38.3.

ARTISTE and RATIONALLY cruised comfortably from the 600 in 44.2.

MASTER SOMMELIER worked in from the 1400 in 1:40, the 600 in 42.2. CHARLIE ZULU looks like a horse with potential. He was sent 1000 in 1:07.4 and 40.2.

MOEWEKA ran 600 in 38.6. STREET SMART returned 1:24.1 for 1200 and 39.1.

SHOW THE WORLD ran an easy 800 in 54.7.

Track Tip: Race 6 – Cal Isuzu Stakes (Gr II) LOVE AFFAIR. Odds a bit short but she is class.

Track Work 12 December 2017

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Track Work 7 December 2017

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Track Work 5 December 2017

BELLE DU NORD looked near peak fitness when working with stablemate LUXE at Cambridge today.

Galloping on the plough, BELLE DU NORD shaded LUXE after completing 1000 in 1:06.3, the last 600 in 37.4.

MIME and COLDPLAY worked well together from the 1000 in 1:07.7, sprinting the final 600 in 37.5.

ZACADA and VICTORY DRIVE were in good form over 1000 in 1:08 and 37.7.

ESPUMOSO and PEACEFUL also returned nice work over 1000 in 1:08.6, finishing off in 38.1.

VIKTOR VEGAS was sent 1000 in 1:07.4, coming home in 38.

EVA GODIVA and MARCELLINA strode from the 1000 in 1:09.2, the final 600 in 38.

POWER O’HATA cut out 1000 in 1:09.3 and 39. THE FINAL FLING and KIRKENES returned 1:17.2 for a smart 1200, the last 600 in 36.8.

PRINCESS RAAJ cruised an easy 600 in 45. CHOU CHOU was sent 1200 in 1:22 and 39.6.

RELIABLE MAN|SHOP GIRL and D’MAGGIO were paired over 1000 in 1:09, coming home in 38.9.

LITE MY CIGAR, an unlucky runner on debut, and ROUGE ran an easy 800 in 59, the 600 in 41.

INDECISION travelled sweetly throughout 600 in 38.9. I AM QUEEN followed in 41.8.

DRAGON was timed from the 1000 in 1:08.2, the 600 in 40.2. SOPHIE’S CHOICE was given an easy 800 in 58.

SEVENTH UP worked quietly to the 600, increasing to run the final 400 in 30.

Track Work 30 November 2017

DESERT STORM, an unlucky runner fresh up at Waipa earlier in the month, worked well at Cambridge today.

Galloping on the sand, DESERT STORM worked in from the 1000m in 1:8.3, completing the last 600m in 38.9.

He was under a good hold throughout and travelled nicely. He looks a strong each way chance at Ellerslie this weekend.

STOLEN DANCE looks fit for The G 3 Eagle Technology Stakes at Ellerslie. She was sent 1000m, run in 1:9, with the concluding 600m cut out in 39.2.

VITTACHI, one of three Baker/Forsman runners entered for the Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship Qualifier 2100 at Ellerslie, was well held over 1200m clocked in 1:23.6, finishing off in 39.7.

Last start winner COLLABORATE strode 1200m at three quarter pace, finishing off in 41.8.

PEARLESCENCE came to the end of 1200m in 1:24 and 40.3.

BOOMERANG left 1200m behind in 1:23.4, the final 600m in 41.2. THE MAGNATE followed in 1:24.4 and 41.4.

CHARLI ROSE was sent 1000m in 1:9.2, the final 600m in 39.8.

MONGOLIAN BEAUTY ran the last 600m of 1000m in 40. PRINCESS SAPPHIRE was timed over 1000m in 1:10.5 and 40.7.

FIGEAMEOUT was given an easy task over 1000m in 1:10.7, finishing off in 40.9.

Working on a good No 3 grass WOODEN RED came to the end of 1400m in 1:38, sprinting the final 600m in 37.8.

Track Tip – Race 2, Withers & Co Chartered Accountants 1200 at Auckland Racing Club’s meeting on Saturday – MONEY TRAIL. No luck last start. Good each way value.

Track Work 28 November 2017

STOLEN DANCE and HIGHLAD highlighted the mornings work at Cambridge today.

Galloping on the plough, STOLEN DANCE, who looks to be reaching peak form, and HIGHLAD, were together at the completion of a solid 1200 in 1:16.4, sprinting the final 600 in 36.2.

EARLY RISER and VITTACHI were on terms throughout 1000, dashing the 600 in 36.9.

VIKTOR VEGAS and O’CAROL worked well together from the 1200 in 1:22.1, finishing off in 38.7.

SWISSKY and THE FINAL FLING ran 1000 in 1:08, the last 600 in 39.

RISING ROSE did well by herself over 1000 in 1:06.3 and 37.1. PENZERO and MISS RIPPY were timed from the 600 in 40.2.

EVA GODIVA and THE HEIRESS left 1000 behind in 1:06 and 37.5. PATRICIAN was in good form from the 1000 in 1:05, sprinting the 600 in 36.8.

RHINESTONE COWBOY and MONGOLIAN MARSHAL worked in from the 600 in 39.2. SPECTRA was clocked over 600 in 38.1.

ROCANTO followed in 40.6. MARK TWO cruised comfortably from the 1200, running the final 600 in 42.7.

AMANJENA was given an easy task over 800, the final 600 in 42.9. ST ANDRE was timed from the 600 in 41.

SO YOU SPARKLE returned 41.7 for 600. NORDIC HERO was comfortable throughout his gallop, timed from the 600 in 43.4.

POPPY STAR returned 1:13 for 1000, the 600 in 39. MASU ran 600 in 39.6.

MAGIC CHAI did well over 1400 in 1:34, sprinting the 600 in 36.7. JA JA BINKS and BELLE DU NORD kept up a solid clip from the 1000 in 1:04.4, home in 36.1.

NEEDLEPOINT returned 1:11 and 38.6. JIMMY ROCKET returned 40 for 600.

CRUX ran 1000 in 1:10, finishing in 39.4. LUXE and HATTIE BEE ran an easy 600 in 44.5.

OUTSIDER went hard in the early stages of 1000, running 1:03, the final 600 in 39. MONEY TRAIL looks fit for Saturday, he returned 55.2 for 800, the last 600 40.1.

ANIMATOR left 1400 behind in 1:44.2, the 600 in 40.1. SOFIA ROSA cruised 600 in 44.6.

LADY ROSSA and CHARLI ROSE worked well together over 1200, sprinting the last 600 in 36.1.

MONGOLIAN BEAUTY and ELECTRODE cut out 1000 in 1:05 and 37.3.

NICOLETTA and PEARLESCENCE were timed from the 600 in 37.2. COLLABORATE and MENTAL TELEPATHY matched strides from the 1000 in 1:06.1 and 37.4.

DESERT STORM and PRINCESS SAPPHIRE completed 1200 in 1:32.3, home in 38.

Track Work 23 November 2017

NRM Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes favourite, FRANCALETTA, completed her preparation in good style at Cambridge this morning.

Galloping on the plough, FRANCALETTA and LOVE AFFAIR looked in good order when completing 1200 in 1:22.5, sprinting the final 600 in 37.8.

LOVE AFFAIR, who has had the benefit of a recent trial, should prove hard to beat fresh up at Counties this weekend.

DEALS IN HEELS and COLDPLAY, who are also entered for Saturday’s NRM Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes at Counties, were paired over 1200 in 1:21.6, finishing off in 38.4.

EXTRAPENNY could be one for odds this weekend at Counties, after returning encouraging work over 1000 in 1:03.5, sprinting the 600 in 37.1.

MAGIC CHAI cut out 1200 in 1:24, the 600 in 38. WOODEN RED and ALBUTME were in good form over 1000 in 1:06.3 and home in 37.

VENDELLA, who has copped a wide draw at the Cambridge Jockey Club’s Meeting at Te Rapa this Sunday, worked in from the 600 in 39.1.

SAINT EMILION enhanced his weekend chances with a nice gallop over 1400 in 1:38.1, the final 600 in 38.4.

MONGOLIAN LEGEND and MAYGROVE left 1400 behind in 1:38 and 39.3. CAMINO ROCOSO and VICTORY DRIVE were on terms from the 1200 in 1:21.2 and 39.1.

CHARLIE ZULU ran 600 in 40. LUVLUCY followed in 38.1.

CHACHAR cruised comfortably from the 1000 in 1:11.3, the 600 in 39. COLLABORATE ran the last 600 of 800 in 39.3.

UNFORGETTABLE was clocked from the 1000 in 1:10 and 39.3. SEVENTH UP did well over 1000 in 1:03.6, dashing the 600 in 36.4.

PACORUS and ROC DE BANK completed 1200 in 1:20 and 38.1 for 600. WINKLE DANCER ran 1000 in 1:06.4 and 37.2. PRINCESS RAAJ was given an easy 600 in 41.

Best Bet: LOVE AFFAIR – Race 4 at Counties – Fasttrack Insurance 1400. Will be at short odds but should win.

Track Work 21 November 2017

ROSE IMPERIAL and HARDCASE were in excellent form during a busy morning at Cambridge today.

Galloping on the plough, ROSE IMPERIAL and HARDCASE kept up a solid gallop from the 1000 in 1:05, dashing the last 600 in 36.4. Both travelled sweetly throughout.

ZANYETTA, who begins a new campaign at Counties this weekend, held an advantage over STREET RANGER over a smart 1000 in 1:03.6, the concluding section in 36.5.

CAPUCINE was another in good form over 1000 in 1:03.7 and 36.6. REDCAYENNE and SLICE OF CAKE impressed from the 1000 in 1:03.9, sprinting the 600 in 35.9.

AMELIA ran the last 600 of 1000 in 36.8. CRUX worked in nicely from the 1000 in 1:05 and 37.1.

LOVE AFFAIR, who looks in for a profitable campaign, cut out 1000 with DEALS IN HEELS in 1:05.5 and 37.1.

KIRKENES ran 1000 in 1:06 and 37.2. MONGOLIAN LEGEND was sent 1600, the last 1200 in 1:22, the final 600 in 38.1.

FRANCALETTA and COLDPLAY left 1200 behind in 1:19.4, finishing off in 37.9. SAINT EMILION and MAYGROVE worked well together from the 1400 in 1:32, coming home in 36.9.

MARCELLINA and SMILING MORE were clocked from the 600 in 37.8.

PENZERO and CASCATA ran the last 600 of 1000 in 1:41. RAPOSA RAPIDA was timed from the 600 in 40.2.

RUUD NOT TOO strode an easy 600 in 41.9. ROMANTIC MAID worked in from the 1200 in 1:28 and 41.5 for the 600.

COOL TART and ARUNDEL matched strides from the 1200 in 1:26.2, home in 37.4. MASU and SANTIAGO were sent 1200 at 3/4 pace, quickening in at 40.7.

MR TRUMP and NORDIC HERO were clocked from the 600 in 38.4. PRINCESS RAJ ran 1000 in 1:12, finishing off in 39.

WOODEN RED worked over 1200 in 1:19.1, home in 37.5.

XTRAPENNY worked the last 600 in 39.1. FAWN was given an easy task over 1000, increasing pace from the 600 in 40.2.

MISS ATTITUDE followed with similar work. FRANKLIN and YOUVEBEENLITUP were clocked over the last 600 37.3.

SIMPLY OPTIMISTIC ran 600 in 41.2. MONEY TRAIL followed in 42.8.

SMART THINKING and RUBE BRIDGES ran 600 in 40.7. BREAK MY STRIDE and VITTACHI cut out 1000 in 1:06, the 600 in 37.5.

ELLE D’BERRY and REGENCY HORSE were given a comfortable 600 in 44. LITE MY CIGAR ran 600 in 41.

Track Work 16 November 2017

Tauranga acceptors EITILT and MENTAL TELEPATHY enhanced their winning prospects with excellent final work at Cambridge this morning.

Galloping on the plough, the two last start winners matched strides over a solid 1200 in 1:17, dashing the final 600 in 36.9.

Gartshore Tauranga Stakes candidate, STOLEN DANCE looked in good order when sent 1200 in 1:21.1, coming home in 37.4.

Race rival, BIG DREAMER impressed when completing the last 1000 in 1:06.6, finishing off in 37.8.

VIKTOR VEGAS and PEARLESCENCE, who are race rivals at Racing Tauranga’s meeting, came to the end of 1200 in 1:22.2 and 37.5, with VIKTOR VEGAS holding a slight advantage at the post.

LUEN YAT MIRACLE was clocked from the 1000 in 1:08, the 600 in 39.3.

BREAK MY STRIDE and LADY ROSSA worked well together from the 1000 in 1:07.1, the final section in 37.3.

LADY ROSSA who was well backed last start, but disappointed, gets another chance this week at Tauranga.

SHADOW DANCER was given an easy task over 800 in 57. FASHION SENSE and ROSE IMPERIAL were timed from the 600 in 37.3.

PRINCE OF PASSION and WAIPIPI LAD did well over 1000 in 1:05.4 and 36.8. KANUMISS reeled off 1000 in 1:07.3 and 37.1.

CHOU CHOU was sent 1000 at 3/4 pace, quickening from the 600 in 42.

DOUBTLESS BAY left 1200 behind in 1:22.4 and 38.3. JA JA BINKS and HATTIE BEE were timed from the 600 in 38.2.

HARDCASE worked in from the 600 in 37.4. BRIDE TO BE ran 1000 in 1:11 and home in 40.

Track Tip: EITILT – Race 3 – Fertco 3yo – at Racing Tauranga. Impressive last start winner. Expect similar.

Track Work 14 November 2017

PIERROCITY confirmed her trip to Christchurch for Saturday’s gavelhouse.com New Zealand 1000 Guineas, after returning pleasing work at Cambridge this morning.

Galloping on the plough, PIERROCITY travelled sweetly throughout 1200 in 1:24.1, the 1000 in 1:09 and the last 600 in 40.6. She looks a strong each way chance.

CAMINO ROCOSO, TOMELILLA and GRAND RIO completed 1200 together in 1:23.1, sprinting the 600 in 38.4.

NICOLETTA and STOLEN DANCE worked in from the 1000 in 1:07.7, finishing off in 37.9.

QUEEN OF DIAMONDS and MADISON COUNTY sprinted 600 in 38.

JET CHARGED and REGENCY HORSE ran the last 600 of 800 in 40.1. ANIMATOR cruised comfortably from the 1200 in 1:29.9 and 43.2.

HIGH LAD and DESERT STORM matched strides from the 1200 in 1:22.2, sprinting the 600 in 37.8.

LOVE AFFAIR and COLDPLAY worked nicely together from the 1200 in 1:21.4, the final 600 cut out in 37.1.

STREET RANGER and SMILING MORE were timed from the 1000 in 1:06 and home in 38.3. COOL TART was given a 3/4 pace gallop from the 1000, quickening over the final 600 in 40.1.

BRIDE TO BE followed in 1:13 and 32.4. SHOP GIRL and SHERRIF worked in from the 600 in 42.3.

EAGER BEAVER and MEGAPOWER were clocked from the 600 in 41.7. LIGHT MY CIGAR and an EXCEED AND EXCEL Gelding from the Hawtin stable returned 42.2 for 600.

VIKTOR VEGAS and PEARLESCENCE, both last start winners, left 1000 behind in 1:06.9, finishing off in 37.5.

FRANKLIN and YOUVEBEENLITUP completed 1000 in 1:07 and 38. SHADOW DANCER was clocked from the 600 in 41.4.