Track Work 8 April 2021

ILLUMINATION looks ready to race well fresh up at Te Aroha this weekend, after returning nice final work.

With many horses engaged at the local trials later in the day, only a handful of gallops took place.

Working on the all-weather track, ILLUMINATION was sent 800m, completing the last 600m in 39.4.  She was a recent trials winner.

LINCOLN THUNDER, another who has performed well in recent trials, left 800m behind in 54.3, the concluding 600m in 40.  He looks fit for his fresh campaign commencing at Te Aroha on Saturday.

OSO SAVVY and race rival ALL BLACK BOURBON were on terms throughout 800m, the final 600m in 39.4.  Both have received outside barrier draws at Te Aroha.

LOIRE and LONDON BOUND started from the 1000m at three-quarter pace, increasing speed from the 600m in 37.8.

SO MUCH FUN and TAVISTOCK|MELEKA BELLE were timed the concluding 600m of 1000m in 38.5.

RIVER RUN was given a comfortable 800m, the last 400m in 27.1.  BRAHMA SUNSET ran the final 600m of 1000m in 38.8.

VIKING was well held throughout 800m, the last 400m in 27.5.

BABY FACE came to the end of 800m in 55, the 600m in 39.9.   KIWIANNA was let off with an easy 800m, the last 600m in 41.1.

GRACIANO left 800m behind in 53.9 and 39.4.  SPIRIT OF BAZ was in good form over 1000m in 1:8.4, finishing off in 37.9.

SANCTIFY YOURSELF and a TURN ME LOOSE filly were timed from the 600m in 38.6.

THORA’S JOY and a REDOUBTE’S CHOICE from the Baker/Forsman stable ran 600m in 38.9.

Track Tip | Te Aroha | Race 1 | First Credit Union 1200 | 12.50 pm | ILLUMINATION


Track Work 6 April 2021

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Track Work 1 April 2021

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Track Work 30 March 2021

MADAM HASS returned the fastest gallop during a busy session.  Working on the all-weather track, MADAM HASS cut 1000m out in a smart 1:3.8, dashing the last 600m in 36.

AMAL ROSE worked well from the 1200m in 1:21.2, sprinting the final 600m in 36.4.

Convincing last start winner DAQIANSWEET JUNIOR and JOY ALONE worked in nicely from the 1400 in 1.38, the concluding 600m in 37.9.

LUBAYA, who is coming to hand well, ran 1200m in 1:22.5, finishing off in 37.7.  DEEP BEAUTY did well in a solo workout over 1200m clocked in 1.24, sprinting home in 36.8.

GHIBELLINES|PERSONAL COLUMN ran an easy 1000m in 1:10.6 and 41.5.

CRAFTY JESS, SPRING DELIGHT and BOBBY DEE were together at the end of 1200m, running the concluding 600m in 37.6.

ENCANTADOR was well held from the 1000m in 1.11, home in 4o.5.  TIGER FIRE and JOLENE, who both have ability, hit the line together at the end of 1000m in 1:6.4.

PAGE THREE, DAARIO and NIGHT VISION left 1000m behind in 1:8.4 the last 600m in 38.4.

CURRENT SURGE followed with 1000m in 1.7 and 38.1.  RHAEGAR came to the end of 1200m in 1:19.3, sprinting home in 36.5.

GALLARDO and DARK SATIN were on terms throughout 1000m in 1:7.4, the last 600m in 37.3.  CAMINATA and EMBERS returned 1:8.8 and 37.9 for 1000m.

LEBANESE TRADER and GOLD WINNER came in from the 600m in 37.6.  VIKING and RIVER RUN were paired over 600m, timed in 38.   DARK SATIN and ECHOES OF HEAVEN|KINGS DAUGHTER  were sent 800m at three-quarter pace, increasing speed from the 400m in 26.

MELEKA BELL ran 800m in 54.6.

CAMAROSA was given an easy task over 1000m in 1.14 and 44.7.  PURE CHAMPION|LIBBY SURPRISE returned similar work.

CLIQUE and KING’S CROSS worked 1400m in 1:36.6, home in 39.1.   RISING STEPS ran the last 600m of 1200m in 42.1.

YATIMA was clocked 1200m in 1:25.7, coming in from the 600m in 38.7.  STARRYBEEL ran his final 600m of 1200m in 40.3.

DARCI PALMER left 1200m behind in 1:24.9 and 39.3.  KIWIANNA followed with 1200m run in 1:26.3, home in 40.5.


Horses to work over 1000m and timed the last 600m included:





OSAKA 41.2.







Track Work 25 March 2021

HYPNOS showed he is ready to return to his best form in this weekend’s G2 Ultimate Mazda Japan Trophy at Tauranga, with excellent final work this morning.

Galloping on the plough HYPNOS slowly built momentum from the 1400m, run in 1:39.8, sprinting the final 600m in 36.2.  He was full of running through the line and has been placed in both his races at Gate Pa.

Last start winner SPIRIT OF BAZ and stable-mate OUR MODENA looked fit for their Tauranga engagements, with nice work over 1000m in 1:7.5, running the concluding 600m in 37.6.

VERNANME, another local entered in Saturday’s G2 feature at Gate Pa was restrained over 1200m, the last 600m in 40.1. His work over recent weeks has been encouraging.

MARRONI completed 1200m in 1:24.2, finishing off in 38. He looks a solid chance at Tauranga, despite a wide alley.

CAERUS and SLEEPY JEAN maintained a solid clip over 800m in 51.9 and 36.4. PURE CHAMPION|LIBBY SURPRISE left 800m behind in 56.5 home in 40.1.

TREE OF LIFE had PIERRO|THEE ACHIEVER for company over 800m, the last 600m in 39.2.

LOQUITA and GHIBELLINE|PERSONAL COLUMN did well over 1000m in 1.5, sprinting home in 36.4.

ENCANTADOR came to the end of 1000m in 1.9 and 40.8.  TELEKINETIC, PICUAL and CURRENT SURGE completed 800m in 52.8.

NIGHT VISION and BENDERMERRY were on terms throughout 1000m in 1:6.5, coming home in 37.9.  RAPOSA RAPIDA was clocked 600m in 41.6.

CAMAROSA ran 800m in 59 and 42.7.  RICH GIRL and ABEYANCE worked together over 1200m in 1:24.8, finishing off in 38.2.

CONCERT HALL, who leaves for an Australian campaign next week, was sent a comfortable 2000m, running the concluding 600m in 39.1.

Working on the all-weather track HASSTOBEYOU left the 800m behind in 53.9, home in 40.5.

SPLASH OF RED followed in 53.6 and 40.1.

RUSAVY was timed 600m in 39.1.  PACORUS ran his final 600m of 1000m in 38.8.

Track tip | Tauranga | Race 6 |  Ultimate Mazda Japan Trophy | 3.20 pm | HYPNOS

Track Work 23 March 2021

HYPNOS was the star of the morning’s work on the plough.  HYPNOS had plenty left at the completion of 1400m run in 1:35.8, sprinting the final 600m in 36.8.

Convincing last start winner SPIRIT OF BAZ and OUR MODENA were in good form over 1200m in 1.21, finishing the last 600m in 37.3.

MARRONI was kept under a firm hold from the 1200m, clocked in 1:30.9, with the 600m in 41.4.

PURE CHAMPION|LIBBY SURPRISE and CAMAROSA matched strides over 800m, the last 600m in 39.4.  IRONIC looked fit when completing a solo 1200m in 1.23, home in 37.6.

ONE MORE TIME worked over 1000m in 1:9.1, finishing off in 38.9.  VERNANME looked in great order running 1000m in 1.8.9 and 39.1.

SHE’S APPLES followed in 1:10.9 and 40.9.  PIERINA and RAPOSA RAPIDA completed the final 600m of 1000m in 39.8.

GINSBURG and ANDUIN were on terms throughout 1000m, timed in 1:8.3, the last 600m in 37.5.

TELEKINETIC and PICUAL cut out 1000m in 1:9.4, home in 38.1.  DARCI’S FLIGHT completed the final 600m of 1000m in 41.8.

Working on the all-weather track RUSAVY was sent 1000m in 1:9.1, the last 600m in 37.4.

BAMBOO BAR and a RELIABLE MAN filly from the Marsh Stable came in from the 600m in 40.7.

PACORUS left 1000m behind in 1:8.6 and 37.8 | KALI 600m in 38.9 | SAVABEEL|SILVER BLOSSOM and ECHOES OF HEAVEN|KING’S DAUGHTER breezed up 400m | VANCOUVER|MADDIE BELLE and ZOUSTAR|JETER reeled off 600m in 42.4.

NOT A SINGLE DOUBT|NOTICE RECEIVED and CASUAL FLING were sent an easy 400m at the quarter pace.


Track Work 18 March 2021

RHAEGAR, who resumes a new campaign at Tauranga this weekend, looked ready to produce a bold run when returning nice final work.

Galloping on the plough RHAEGAR was full of running through the line at the completion of 1000m in 1:7.3, sprinting the final 600m in 37.9.

MADAM HASS looked at peak fitness for Gate Pa, running 1000m in 1:6.1, dashing the last 600m in 36.4, the quickest sectional of the session.

CHEAPERTHANDIVORCE was not asked for time prior to heading for Trentham to contest the Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks. She worked once round and finished off with 600m in 45.8.  Race rival ZEE FALLS was also given comfortable work over 800m, the last 600m in 43.3.  TABATA, who will also race at Trentham, was timed an easy 600m in 42.9.

PARAMOUNT PRINCE and ONE MORE TIME were in good form over 1200m in 1.24, finishing off in 37.3.

PACORUS worked in well from the 600m in 37.7.  WILLY AWAY ran 1000m, quickening from the 600m in 40. DEELS DONE came in 600m in 40.9.

RUSAVY came to the end of 800m in 53.8 and 37.7.  LINCOLN KING strode 600m in 44.

LOCOMOTION, who is in consistent form, cut out 600m in 43.  HASSTOBEPERFECT, CAERUS and SLEEPY JEAN left 800m behind in 54, coming home in 37.8.

JIMMY CHOUX|ASHLEY and CAKEBYTHEOCEAN ran 600m in 39.  PINARELLO and PIERRO|THEE ACHIEVER matched strides from the 600m in 38.2.

On the all-weather track Trentham bound PUYSEGUR looked in good order when sent 1000m at three-quarter pace, finishing off in 44.1.  HARBOURSIDE was not pushed from the 1000m, clocked in 1:11.5 and 44.5.

TUPPENCE left 1000m behind in 1:10.3, home in 43.8.  SACRED OPTION followed with similar work.

DIVINE DIVE, who should race well fresh at Tauranga, was given an easy 1000m, the last 600m in 43.

SHERWOOD FOREST was timed the final 600m of 1000m in 43.9.  PRINCE OF TALLIN and BEAUTY STAR hit the finish of 1000m together in 1:10.3 and 43.9.

Best for Saturday Tauranga | Race 5 | ALL FROCKED UP GIRLS 1600 | 3.20 pm | RHAEGAR

Track Work 16 March 2021

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Track Work 10 March 2021

JOY ALONE, who will back up at Ellerslie after placing third there last weekend, drew attention to her chances with encouraging work today.

Galloping on the all-weather track, JOY ALONE was full of running at the completion of 800m, with the final 600m in 39.  She was held up at a vital stage in the home run last Saturday and looks in magnificent order to notch up her second win this campaign.

CONCERT HALL followed excellent Tuesday work with a comfortable 1400m in 1:45.4, the last 600m in 41.  If the track conditions are no worse than dead, she will give the Te Akau guns tough competition in Saturday’s Bonecrusher NZ Stakes.

ROBUSTO, who was a surprise winner of the Wallen Concreting Avondale Cup, looked fit for a crack at the Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup when sent an easy 1400m in 1.50, finishing off in 42.3.

Stable-mate and race rival STAR TSAR left the 1000m behind in 1:9.2, the final 600m in 41.  Both should be most competitive in the Group 1 feature.

MADAM HASS came to the end of 800m in 58.3 and 41.6 from the 600m.

ONE MORE TIME ran 800m in 55.8.  CASHFLOW followed in 55.3.

ROCCIA was not after time over 600m in 45.1.  RAPID FALLS came in 600m in 39.6.

HYPNOS worked in from the 1200m in 1:27.4 and 40.8.  HASSTOBEYOU cut out 600m in 41.3.

PIERINA ran an easy 600m in 43.7.

Best bet | Race 10 | PGG Wrightson/Vetmed 1600 | 6.05 pm | JOY ALONE

Track Work 9 March 2021

CONCERT HALL, RHAEGAR and LOVINGYOURWORK were the standouts of the morning’s work this morning.

Galloping on the all-weather track, CONCERT HALL looked well over her mishap at New Plymouth when impressing over 1400m in 1:31.7, dashing the last 600m in 35.8.  She will be tough to beat at Ellerslie this Saturday.

RHAEGAR looked at peak fitness as he cut out 1200m in 1:16.8, sprinting home in 34.6.

LOVINGYOURWORK got clear of QUIET MICHAEL and BRANCATELLI at the conclusion of 1000m, clocked in 1:6.1, the final 600m in 38.4.

LOVINGYOURWORK powered home late and wide over 1600m last start, and will now be tested over 2100m at Pukekohe this Friday.

ROBUSTO and OUR MODENA did well over 1400m in 1:32.7, finishing off in 37.4.

PERFECT DIMENSION and GRANADOS matched strides from the 1200m in a comfortable 1.25, the last 600m in 41.  HEART OF THE OCEAN had the better of ACTING OUT at the completion of 800m, the final 600m in 37.4.

STAR TSAR ran a solo 1200m in 1:19.3 and 36.

DEEP BEAUTY was sent 1200m in 1:23.3, the last 600m in 40.2.  CHEVAL PROMETTEUR maintained a good clip from the 800m, run in 51.9, home in 37.4.

AMAL ROSE was sent 1000m at three-quarter pace, quickening over the final 600m in 40.3.

ENCANTADOR did well over 1000m in 1.5.7 and 36.7. TIGHTEN ME UP, SPORTING CHANCE and TIGERFIRE were clocked from the 600m in 39.

DUNHILL ran the final 600m of 1000m in 42.8.  ALL BLACK BOURBON and ATISHU completed the final 600m of 1200m in 39.7.

LINCOLN THUNDER ran 600m in 42.  KING’S CROSS was given an easy 1400m, finishing off in 43.1.

LET’S SEA left 1000m behind in 1:10.9 and 40.8.  CUBIC MOON ran the last 600m of 1000m in 40.

WILD ROSIE worked in from the 600m in 42.8.  LINCOLN KING ran in front, the 600m in 43.8.

Others clocked from the 600m were:

TABATA 44.2.