Track Work – Thursday,11 April 2013

Ellerslie candidate High Society worked well alongside stablemate Neo on a morning when fog interrupted the timing of several sectionals at Cambridge today.

High Society (Button) was sent 1200m with Neo (Burgess) in 1:22, the last 600m in 38.4. Both were travelling strongly at the finish.

Zurella (Mickey) looked ready for a return to winning form when coming in from the 600m in 40.3. Impressive last start winner Horse Warrior (Bussey) and Big Rocket (Holmquist) were paired over 1200m in 1:21.3. Genus (Roustoby), who should be most competitive at Ellerslie, was in good form over 1200m in 1:18.3. Ultra consistent The Tidy Express (Macfarlane) left 1200m behind at three quarter pace, quickening from the 600m in 40.7. Wairaka (Dalley) and Dee I Why (McGorrian) covered 1400m in 1:33.3. Carolina Island (Hutton) ran 800m in 54.

Royal Tiger (Dalley) and Hera (McGorrian) maintained a strong pace from the 1000m in 1.03.1. Guns at Five (Gatu) looked at peak fitness when completing 1400m in a strong 1:29.8 sprinting the 600m in 36.8. Boomchuckalucka (Cuneen) ran 1200m in 1:24.1. Cape Mapperley (Jonty) followed over 1200m in 1:26. Handsome Mates (Gatu) and Feroz (Thornton) impressed over 1200m, the last 1000m in 1:2.4, the final 600m in 36.4.

Clara Jane (Dalley) and Duchess of Cambridge (Jonty) came to the end of 1200m in 1:17.6. Usanity (Bussey) left 1000m behind in 1:6. Allure (Cropp) worked off from the 1000m at three quarter pace and quickened from the 600m in 40.7. Posh (Macfarlane) followed with similar work and Zonza (Dalley) was let off with a comfortable 1000m in 1:15.1, the 600m in 44.

Ellerslie selections

Race 1 All In Bluff, Android, Genus
Race 2 Quest, One Above, Money Tree
Race 3 Al Gesta, Gold Miner, Fazzle
Race 4 Tiger Moss, So Wotif, Little Wonder
Race 5 Horse Warrior, Whistling Dixie, Puccini
Race 6 High Society, Secrets Only, Sophie Clare.
Race 7 Zurella, Neo, Brave Centaur
Race 8 Rich’nunhitched, The Tidy Express, Smartly
Race 9 The Lions Rule, Etoile, Filante

Blanket Bay – best bet and track tip
High Society – in good form, with 4kg claim