Track Work – Thursday, 27 June 2013

Oak Park underlined her Ruakaka prospects with an encouraging gallop at Cambridge this morning

Galloping on a heavy No.2 Grass, with the markers out 15 metres, Oak Park (Forbes) travelled sweetly throughout 1000m in 1:7.7 the final 600m in 38.6.   She looks a strong chance in her weekend engagement.  

Marguerita Time (Hughes) and Blossom Time (Gatu) worked well together from the 1000m in 1:8.6, finishing off in a strong 38.2.   Carbide (Forbes) strode in easily from the 1200m in 1:28, coming home in 44.

Civics Rock (Cropp) and Gendarme (Harris) came to the end of 1000m in 1:9.1, the 600m in 40.1.    Dee I Why (Reid) and Honeymoon (McGorrian) matched strides from the 1200m in 1:23, the last 600m in 41.

Taking the Mickey (Donoghue) left 1000m behind in 1:9, the 600m in 41.7.   Barside (Young) was clocked from the 600m in 40.9.   Under the Influence (Sarah) looked in good order when returning 1:8.2 for 1000m, the 600m in  39.7.   Silk Shot (Browne) ran 600m in 40.1.

Working on the sand Danny The Imp (Collins) was comfortable throughout 1200m, the last 1000m in 1:11, the concluding 600m in 43.   Handsome Mates (Hughes) ran 1200m in 1:28, quickening from the 600m in 38.4.   Bob Valdez (Gatu) came in from the 1000m in 1:8 completing the final 600m in 37.9.

Ruakaka selections –  

Race 1     Darci’s Gold, Twilight Dragon, Savannah Al Jamal

Race 2    Packing Express, Brahma Queen, Our Kismet

Race 3    Oak Park, Otto the Great, Another Invader

Race 4    Lady Hauraki, Zest Princess, Wyatt Earp

Race 5    Shanstar, Righteo, Capo

Race 6    Rose Tattoo, The Rich Lister, Aimees Babe

Race 7    Cat Woman, Saved By The Bell, Dancing Chief

Race 8    Paco Kid, Zabinella, Stella

Race9     Top Choice, Memory, Coachline

Race 10   Bob Valdez, Swiper The Fox, Captain Scott

Best bet and track tip    –    Oak Park ……  looks a strong chance in this line up

Outsider    –    Marguerita Time