Track Work 23 February 2017

I GOT YOU, who is set to debut in the Reid & Harrison Ltd Slipper for 2 yr old Colts and Geldings at Matamata this weekend, completed his preparation in fine style at Cambridge this morning.

Galloping on the outside of a dead number one grass, I GOT YOU was comfortable throughout 800 run in 54, the last 600 in 38.9. He has impressed by winning both his trials to date and should be most competitive this weekend.

JOYFILLY looked fit for the J Swap Contractors Matamata Breeders’ Stakes when working in from the 1000 in 1:08, the last 600 in 39.

Ultra consistent VON TUNZELMAN enhanced his Matamata prospects with another good gallop over 1400 in 1:39.6, finishing off in 39.3.

Race rival SAINT EMILION and stable mate MONGOLIAN LEGEND, who is also entered for Matamata, matched strides from the 1200 in 1:24, finishing off in 38.9.

HIGH LAD, MONGOLIAN WOLF and CAMINO ROCOSO left 1200 behind in 1:21, sprinting the final 600 in 37.2.

ELEONORA was clocked from the 1000 in 1:06.3, home in 38.3. LADY HASS impressed when completing 800 in 51, the final 600 in 36.9. SNOWDROP was timed from the 400 in 27.7.

Galloping on the number three grass, LIZZIE L’AMOUR, who begins her new campaign over 1600 at Matamata, ran 1000 in 1:08.8 and 39.

DESERT STORM strode 1200 in 1:24.7 and 39.6. LOVE AFFAIR and STREET RANGER cut out 800 in 54.1. TOMELILLA ran 800 in 53.1.

Selections for the J Swap Contractors Matamata Breeders’ Stakes Premier Raceday on Saturday:

Race One: Cochise | Desert Storm | Deluxe Edition.
Race Two: Lizzie L’Amour | Marky Mark | Aotearower.
Race Three: Love Affair | Everbrave | Top Prospect.
Race Four: Aim Smart | I Got You | Summer Passage.
Race Five: Don’t Look Back | Street Ranger | Big Dreamer.
Race Six: Ujjayyi | Gold Fever | Florence Jean.
Race Seven: Volks Lightning | Irish Moon | Passing Shot.
Race Eight: Von Tunzelman | Hushed | Saint Emilion.
Race Nine: Heart Beat | Blue Lagoon | Mongolian Legend.

Track Tip: Von Tunzelman.