Track Work 20 August 2020

Many locals entered for the weekends racing enhanced their chances with encouraging work this morning.

On the inside of a dead plough TE TORO PEARL returned the fastest 600m of the session when starting slowly from the 1000m, increasing speed from the 800m and dashing the final 600m in 34.8. She will be at good odds in the Colchester Engineering 1400 at Matamata and should be very competitive.

NOBLE STAR did his Matamata chances no harm with impressive work alongside ATA RANGI over a smart 800m, sprinting the 600m in 35.6.

INTRIGUE was in good form over 1000m in 1:3.6, sprinting the last 600m in 36.5.   She looks to have improved since her fresh up run.

NOMOATHAJ was another Matamata candidate to return good work, leaving 1000m behind in 1:5.7, quickening from the 600m run in 36.1.

LUBAYA, who ran on well over the final stages of her most recent start, came in nicely from the 1200m in 1:17.8, the final 600m in 36.4. PEARLESCENCE was not pushed for time over 1200m run in 1:23.2, the last 600m in 39.

ROBUSTO looked fit for Matamata when well held from the 1200m in 1.23, finishing off in 40.

PACORUS caught the eye with nice work over 1200m in 1:19.1 and 36.5.  Stablemate RUSAVY kept up a strong gallop from the 1000m in 1:4.2, the concluding 600m in 35.4.

LUCKY ESCAPE started fast at the 800m returning 48.4.  PAPENHUYZEN looked in excellent order for Te Aroha this Sunday, when working nicely with a ZACINTO from the Glen Harvey stable over 800m, the last 600m in 38.1.

CURIOUS GEORGE was clocked from the 600m in 38.  MIDNIGHT SHIFT and CHARD left 100om behind in 1:9.3 and 39.   HAPPINESS FOREVER and WHO DAT DARE were timed from the 600m in 38.5.

TELEKINETIC and FRANCESCA were on terms throughout 1000m, sprinting home in 36.7.  JOY ALONE, DIAMOND and SHOCKING|GLAM GIRL hit the line together at the end of 600m in 37.

On the No 4 grass ARETHA, who ran well at the recent Taupo trials, looked ready to produce a bold fresh up run at Matamata when working in nicely from the 600m in 41.1.

ENDLESS DRAMA was not asked for time over 600m in 42.6.  TRUE ENOUGH ran the last 600m of 800m in 42.1.

Galloping on the sand MALIK, who races at Matamata, looked fit when timed over 600m in 42. SHOWBEEL and SHE’S A LADY matched strides from the 600m in 40.7.

SHE’S APPLES ran in from the 600m in 42.3.  RIP EM UP returned 44.1 for the 600m.

Others timed from the 600m included RITANI 43.2 | YATIMA 42.9 | AMASECOYA 41.9 | RIBZZ and FOXSQUILLION 44 |  LORD SIBFORD 41.2 | RIPPER OF A DREAM and PINEAPPLE LUMP  39.9.