Track Work 2 February 2017

HONEY RIDER looks set to make it a brace of wins at Te Rapa after returning an impressive gallop at Cambridge this morning. Galloping on the plough, HONEY RIDER looked at peak fitness when working 1000 in 1:07, running the last 600 in 37.8.

KILLARNEY, who appears to be HONEY RIDER’S biggest rival, was also in good form when completing 1000 in 1:07.4, dashing the final 600 in 36.8.

HIGHLAD, one of the favoured runners for Saturday’s Darci Brahma Waikato Guineas, worked nicely alongside CRAFTYEVA in 1:20, the final 600 in 38.

ROMANTIC MAID, who has been unlucky in her last three runs, maintained a solid gallop alongside stablemate DOUBTLESS BAY over 1200 in 1:18, sprinting the 600 in 36.6.

PARKER’S PIECE was clocked from the 600 in 38. KIRKENES, SPROCKET and VICTORY DRIVE ran a solid 1000 in 1:03.4 and 37.

LUNA ROSSA and LOVE AFFAIR were on terms throughout 1000 in 1:09 and 39. TRUDEAU and MONGOLIAN LEGEND followed with similar work.

TWINKLES covered 1600 in 1:53, the 600 in 40.7. VON TUNZELMAN looked fit for Te Rapa when impressing over 1200, sprinting the final 600 in 36.5.

PYTHAGOROS came to the end of 1400 in 1:41 and 39.9. TERRIFIQUE returned 1:11 and 42.

ELEONORA and GATA ran 39 for 600. SAINT EMILION completed 1000 in 1:08, home in 38.1.

EVA GODIVA and KEEPER GIRL left 1000 behind in 1:07.4. STANTON and PACORUS were timed from the 600 in 38.4.

FEROZ and JOYFILLY ran 1:07.8 and 37.8. HUNGER ran 600 in 38.9. ZANYETTA coasted comfortably over 600 in 44.3.

Selections for the Waikato Racing Club’s meeting at Te Rapa on Saturday:

Race One: Nomisma | Morse Code | Mary Quant.
Race Two: Savapak | My Pride And Joy | Milly Moo.
Race Three: Blue Lagoon | Heart Beat | Vinevale.
Race Four: Von Tunzelman | Hushed | Megablast.
Race Five: Lady Style | Elettra | Piece Of Kate.
Race Six: Top Prospect | Ali Baba | Malibu Miss.
Race Seven: Hall Of Fame | Lincoln Blue | Highlad.
Race Eight: Honey Rider |Killarney | Parker’s Piece.

Track Tip: Blue Lagoon. Excellent work Tuesday, good winning chance.