Track Work – Tuesday, 6 December

Worthing, a recent trials winner, was in fine form when preparing for the Waikato Times Gold Cup meeting at Te Rapa on Saturday.  Galloping on a good No.1 grass with the markers out 20 metres Worthing (Cameron) travelled sweetly throughout 1000m in 1:2, sprinting the last 600m in 36.  


Forgive No Forget (Mickey) and Mindy (Jago) matched strides from the 1200m in 1:19.5, quickening to complete the last 600m in 36.1.  Twilight Savings (Sarah) was clocked from the 800m in 50.1.  Twilight Granita (Emma) and Swami (Orting) were on terms throughout 1000m in 1:3.2, coming home in 36.9. Smart two year old Oasis Rose (Nicholson) and Hastlefree (Collins) came to the end of 800m in 53.7.   This was good work as they were not fully extended.   


Zonza (Dally) was timed from the 1000m in 1:6, the concluding section in 38.3.  The Terminator (McFarlane) finished clear of Six O’Clock News (Young) to return a sound Waikato Times Gold Cup trial over 1400m in 1:32, finishing off in 39.  Lady Chaparral (Murray) finished off good work with 600m in 37.4.  Prairie Star (Tiko), another cup contender, had stable mate Barney (medium weight) over 1200m in 1:18.4, the last 600m in 38.3.   


Trendy (Tiko) kept up a sound gallop over 1200m in 1:15.6, the 600m in 37.2.  Seim Reap (Norvall) cut out 800m in 51.3.  Lady Kipling (German) and Selador (Orting) left 1000m behind in 1:9 and 37.8 for the last 600m.  Mr Tipsy (Houston) left the 1600m mark at three-quarter pace and increased speed to complete the last 600m in 40. Chetak (Shaw) ran the concluding 600m of his work in 39.4.


Galloping on the No.4 grass Walk the Tiger (McFarlane)  appeared close to clearing maiden ranks when working over 1000m in 1:4.2 and coming home in 37.8.  Irish Jewel (Collins) ran an easy 800m in 54.6.  Petergabriel (Seguin) was timed from the 600m in 38.3.  Tick Toc Arnie (Robson) and AR Rialta (Hills) were paired over 1000m in 1:4.5 and 37.2.  Charming Creek (Backstrom) strode in comfortably from the 1000m in 1:8, the last 600m in 38.2.  Great Sky (Thornton) worked in from the 600m in 38.5.  Savour the Moment (Shaw) was sent 1300m, completing the final 600m in 39.5.  Bob Veldez (Hills) and Empathy (Murray) did well over  800m in 50.3 and Giochino (McFarlane) and The Tidy Express (Dally) finished together after running 1000m in 1:4.1, the 600m in  37.3.