Track Work 17 December 2020

CRAFTY JESS, who backs up at Te Rapa after a luckless run last Saturday, was in good form on the plough this morning.

CRAFTY JESS was kept under a good hold over 1200m in 1:25.1, increasing pace from the 600m clocked in 39. She ran out of room at a vital stage last Saturday.  She races well at Te Rapa and looks a big chance in the GMD Consultants Ltd Mile.

MONLULA, who has been working nicely over recent weeks, was not after time but looked ready to produce a bold run at Te Rapa, running in from the 600m in 44.2.

LONDON BANKER looked fit for Saturday’s Bramco Granite & Marble Manawatu Cup, striding 1200m the last 600m in 43.  STAR TSAR left 1200m behind in 1.26, finishing off in 40.1.

MILFORD enhanced his Te Rapa prospects with nice work over 1000m, coming in easily from the 600m in 42.1.

MONGOLIAN WINGS and DARCEE QUE were sent 1000m in 1:11.1, the last 600m in 40. RHAEGAR hit out nicely from the 1200m in 1:21.3, sprinting home in 37.3.

CONTEMPLATION and ALIGHIERI did well when timed over 1000m in 1.6, the final 600m in 35.8.
CONCERT HALL strode 800m in 55.  SESTO cut out the last 600m of 1000m in 38.3.  SPRING DELIGHT left 1000m behind in 1.9, home in 40.2.

APOSTROPHE, PURE CHAMPION|LIBBY SURPRIZE and OCEAN PARK|FIVEUNDRED were timed 1000m in 1.6, sprinting the final 600m in 37.2.

Last start winner CHEAPERTHANDIVORCE was let off with an easy 1000m, the 600m in 40.

TWO ILLICIT reeled off a comfortable 600m in 43.  PINARELLO sprinted the last 600m of 800m in 37.5.   ONE MORE TIME followed in 42.6, FUNNY GAME ran 600m in 41.3.

On the all-weather track, KHUFU was outstanding, dashing 800m in 46.7, sprinting the last 600m in 33.4. He is set to debut at Ellerslie on Boxing Day.

MOANA was clocked 600m in 36.  NEON MOON came to the end of 1000m in 1.12, home in 38.4.

DAWN PARADE looked ready to exit maiden class this weekend with nice work, running in from the 600m in 36.9.

MR INCREDIBULL ran the last 600m of work in 38.  PRINCE ALBERT strode easily from the 600m in 44.2.

Best bet | Te Rapa | Saturday | Race 1 | Lodge Property Management 1400 at 12.27 pm |ELEPHANT