Track Work 11 December 2018

LIZZIE L’AMOUR and NICOLETTA, who are likely race rivals at Te Rapa this weekend, returned impressive work this morning.

Galloping on the outside of a dead No1 grass, LIZZIE L’AMOUR and NICOLETTA left 1200m behind in a smart 1:16.3, sprinting the final 600m in 37. Both hit the line full of running with LIZZIE L’AMOUR holding a slight advantage.

LOVE AFFAIR and QUEEN OF DIAMONDS showed their fitness for weekend racing when sent 1200m in 1:23.1, quickening from the 600m run in 37.5. KILLARNEY looked in good order when sent 800m in 52.2, home in 38.7.

ELATE maintained a good clip from the 800m in 51.6 and 38. POPPY STAR and PINK GRAFFITI were clocked over 800m in 53.2, finishing off in 39.

SACRED DAY worked in from the 600m in 39.3. DARCI PALMER and RAPOSA RAPIDA came to the end of a comfortable 1000m in 1:10.3 and 40.3.

SAINT EMILION ran the final 600m of his work in 38.8. THOMAS AQUINAS and TRUE ENOUGH travelled nicely from the 1000m, completing the final 600m in 38.6.

UGO FOSCOLO came in from the 60min 38.4. HEAVENLY EMPEROR and REDCAYENNE matched strides over 1000m, the last 600m run in 38.1.

MERLINI was timed from the 600m in 39. Impressive trial winner BALIOS looked fit and ready to run well on debut at Te Rapa this weekend when timed from the 600m with MALLORY SQUARE, who also looks above average in 38.4.

SCO MO EAGLE and WALKIN’ BY left 1000m behind in 1:8.1 and38.8. MAYGROVE and MONGOLIAN MARSHAL were clocked from the 1000m in 1:11.4, sprinting the last 600m in 38.2.

SPANCILHIL looked bright when coming in from the 600m in 38.3. GIANT GEM, who ran a nice race fresh up, showed he will be hard to beat this weekend when finishing his workout with 600m run in 37.7.

PAINT THE TOWN ran 1:8.3 and 39.6. JIMMY ROCKET came to the end of 1200m in 1:24, home in 39.3. POP STAR PRINCESS was comfortable throughout her gallop, running the final 600m in 41.4. FACTOR ME IN and LET ME TELL YA were on terms at the end of 1000m in 1:8.4 and 39.2.

On the No 4 grass FRANKLIN cut out an easy 1000m in 1:11 and 41.3. SNITZ OF TIME ran 1000m in 1:12.3 home in 42.1.

MARCELLINA and HINERANGI came in from the 1000m in 1:7.9, the 600m in 38.3. ESPRESSO MARTINI strode 1000m in 1:13 home in 39.9. SAVAPAK was timed from the 600m in 41, KALM ‘N’ EASY and PRINCE ALBERT followed in 42.6.

SWEET NINETEEN returned 42 for 600m. GO STARSKY and MASU returned 1:13 and 42.1. RITANI ran 600m in 42.