Track Work 2 June 2016

John Turkington Forestry Castletown Stakes candidates, HONEY RIDER and PLUCK THAT, completed their preparation for the Wanganui two year old feature in fine style at Cambridge this morning.

Galloping on the outside of a slow number four grass, HONEY RIDER held a slight advantage over stable mate PLUCK THAT at the completion of 1000m in 1:08.9, sprinting the final 600 in 38.5.

GESEMI, who will attempt to repeat her last year’s Ellerslie Jewellers & Engravers Cornwall Handicap victory, looked at peak form when galloping over 1200m in 1:24.2, finishing off in 38.8.

Galloping on the number three grass, KOENIGSEGG ONE looked fit for Saturday’s Shocking @ Rich Hill Stud 1600m for three year olds, when being clocked from the 600m in 38.2. Race rival STRADIVARIUS, also worked well from the 1000m, quickening over the final 600 in 38.9.

OUTSMART and SHOOT TO KILL left 1000m behind in 1:10, finishing off in 40.3.

BACHELOR ZEEL travelled sweetly throughout 1200, the last 600 in 40.7.

SHOW FAR SHOW GOOD, another entered for the three year old feature at Ellerslie, travelled nicely alongside ARZAC over 1000m in 1:08.9 and home in 39.

GATA and SAN MIGUEL sprinted 600 in 37.9. PALACE TALK was sent 1200, the last 1000 in 1:08.3 and the final 600 in 38.7.

ALL THE DRAMA was comfortable throughout 1200 in 1:27, the final section in 41.

SUMMER’S DAY was timed from the 1000 in 1:09 and 38.6. Galloping on the sand, ON TAGE, BRILLIANT ACTION and MAUI MISS left 600 behind in 39.4. SLICE OF CAKE and IN ECISION worked nicely together from the 1200, sprinting the last 600 in 37.9.

ABADDON was timed from the 600 in 38.1 and FLAMING followed with similar work.

Selections for the Auckland Racing Club’s Meeting at Ellerslie on Saturday.
Race One: Arzak, Seconds Out, Naughty Knuckles.
Race Two: Koenigsegg One, Richie McHorse, Show Far Show Good.
Race Three: Sydney’s Shot, Shot In The Dark, Fire Jet.
Race Four: Mr Knowitall, Abaddon, Rich Billie Marsh.
Race Five: Summer’s Day, Silhouette Noire, Illuminati.
Race Six: Monarch Chimes, Catarina, El Disparo.
Race Seven: Gesimi, Storming The Tower, Celebrity Miss.
Race Eight: Bazz, He’s Cavalier, So It Goes.
Race Nine: Hayley Ann, Hayley Grace, Henry Tudor.
Best Bet and Track Tip: Gesimi. Last years winner. Set to repeat the dose.