Track Work 1 December 2016

Stablemates and weekend race rivals VERDI and LADY KALIMARA returned nice work at Cambridge this morning.

Galloping on the plough VERDI and LADY KALIMARA left 1200m behind in 1:21 sprinting the last 600m in 38.6. VERDI impressed last start when finishing powerfully and looks a leading hope.

LADY KALIMARA ran a fair race fresh up and will appreciate the extra distance at Ellerslie this Saturday.

POLAR SECRET, another Ellerslie candidate, was not after time but looked fit when covering 1200m in 1:26.5 coming home in 41.3.

CHAMBON enhanced her Ellerslie prospects with an encouraging workout with LUANA MANA over 1000m run in 1:8 the final section in 39.1.

CURSIVE completed the last 600m of an easy 1200m in 40.9. SNOWDROP impressed over 1000m in 1:7 sprinting the 600m in 36.2.

SKY WEKA was another in top form from the 1200m in 1:18.7 dashing the 600m in 36.4. POPPY’S STAR and COCHISE were on terms from the 1000m in 1:7.2 and 37.4.

SENT TO WIN and SACRED SHOT returned 1:20 for 1200m the last 600m in 37.4. CHENILLE was sent 1600m the last 1200m in 1:20.4 and the 600m in 38.

TWINKLES left 800m behind in 56.3. TERRIFIQUE followed with 600m in 40.3. PENTIRE/POLKA, PRISTINO and BOOMERANG cut out 600m in 39.8.

MAID OF STEEL maintained a good clip from the 1000m in 1:7 and home in 37.5. VARIATION ran 800m in 53.

Selections for the Auckland Racing Club’s Meeting at Ellerslie:

Race 1: He’s Dan | Celebrity Miss | Marciano.
Race 2: Nights Watch | Ja Ja Binks | Greywacke
Race 3: Verdi | Joe Cargo | Chequered Flag
Race 4: Romancer | Chambon | Bruce Arthur
Race 5: High Class | Symphonic | Alarmist
Race 6: Snowdrop | Ryan Mark | Red Striker
Race 7: All Torn Up | Selfie | Iwanadancelikehim
Race 8: Terrifique | Cochise | Barnaby

Best Bet Verdi
Outsider Statham