Track Work 2 August 2016

ILLUMINATI, who heads to Riccarton for Saturday’s estar 119th Winter Cup, handled the loose conditions well at Cambridge this morning.

With several local horses engaged in the Te Teko Trials meeting today, few gallops took place.

Working on a heavy number two grass with the markers out 15m, ILLUMINATI worked nicely alongside SO IT GOES over 1200m, running the last 1000 in 1:11, with the final 600 under a nice hold in 42.3. ILLUMINATI, who placed in the estar Winter Cup last year will be ridden by in form apprentice Viktoria Gatu this weekend.

BIG DREAMER travelled sweetly throughout 1000 in 1:9.9, the last 600 in 41.9. MISS CATHERINE, who is entered for the Whangarei Racing Club’s meeting at Ruakaka this Saturday looked in good order when cruising 1000 in 1:15, the 600 in 43.5.

EIGHT POINTS left a comfortable 600 behind in 46.8. Galloping on the sand, BREAK MY STRIDE was timed from the 800 in 54.1.

HOWLAND left 1000 behind in 1:12, home in 41. KILLARNEY cut out 1000 in 1:11, the 600 in 39.2.

AMAZING LADY and HAUTE COUTURE matched strides from the 1000 in 1:13 and 42. DEL RIOS was clocked from the 600 in 41.9.

JET and STITCH came to the end of 1000 in 1:13.9, the final section in 43.

RUBYREDDRESS and LADY FENUALA were given an easy task over 1000 in 1:14.3, finishing off in 44.

DOUBTLESS BAY followed with similar work. BONNIE GREY strode 1000 in 1:13, the last 600 in 41.