Track Work 10 March 2016

SACRED MASTER looks set to extend the Pike stables winning run with a nice final workout at Cambridge this morning.

Galloping on the plough, the Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup favourite was not fully extended when working over 1400m in 1:39, completing the final 600 in 39.4. He is at peak fitness for the Group 1 feature.

TAVY followed excellent Tuesday work with a comfortable 600 in 40.4. CHENILLE enhanced her chances for Ellerslie with a nice workout over 1200m in 1:27, coming in in 39.8.

MISS FOXWOOD was in good form when maintaining a solid 1200, sprinting the final 600 in 36.9. TWINKLES and VON TUNZELMAN were timed from the 600 in 40.9. LUNA ROSSA and OKANAGAN matched strides from the 1000m in 1:07.9, finishing off in 38.6.

PRIVATE HERO worked nicely from the 1000 in 1:08, the final 600 in 39.7. MAYGROVE continued his impressive work over recent weeks when running the last 600 of 1000 in 38.1.

PRINCESS DILLON left 1000m behind in 1:06.8 and 37.8. LEARNING TO FLY and ELEONORA impressed over 600m in 37.5.

SINGLE SHOT, ROC DE BANK and PACORUS were given a leisurely 600 in 44.2. POKER FACE and STITCH were clocked from the 600 in 39.8.

PINSTRIPE ran 1000m in 1:11 and 42. BRIAR ROSE and SEWREEL worked well together over 1000m, completing the final 600 in 38. HOLLYWOOD LASS was timed from the 600m in 39.6.

Selections for Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup Day:

Race One: Fully Funded, Rock My Soul, Hunapo.
Race Two: Heart Beat, Silencer, Irish Call.
Race Three: Palace Rock, Bullspur, Rule The World.
Race Four: Postboy, Aotearower, Kolonel Kev.
Race Five: Enough, Go Nicholas, Seventh Up.
Race Six: Gasoline, Xiong Feng, Caorunn.
Race Seven: Tavy, Soubrettes, Perfect Fit.
Race Eight: Volkstok’n’Barrell, Stolen Dance, Thee Auld Floozie.
Race Nine: Sacred Master, Benzini, Decorah.
Race Ten: Chenille, Zacada, Francis Drake.

Best Bet: Sacred Master.

Track Tip: Gasoline. Smart 2 year old improving with each run.