Awapuni Trackwork

Troup Road and Word Savvy, two lower grade performers racing on Lowland Stakes day at Hastings on Thursday, enhanced their prospects with very satisfying final gallops at Awapuni this morning

28 February 2017
Stephen Berryman

Tuesday - February 28th

By RON GURNEY

Troup Road and Word Savvy, two lower grade performers racing on Lowland Stakes day at Hastings on Thursday, enhanced their prospects with very satisfying final gallops at Awapuni this morning. Fast work took place on the course proper (dead), using the new inside top bend, and on the plough (good).

Troup Road used the course proper and, in company with stablemate Salvinia, reeled off a strong 1000m in 1.5.1, the last 600 in 36.5. Troup Road is mixing his form, but has recorded two seconds from his last five starts, including one at Hastings over Thursday's distance of 2100 metres. Salvinia races at Marton on Friday (mdn 2100m). Three-year-old filly Ravenhill (by Bernardini), who debuts on Friday (mdn 3yo 1200m), and stablemate Tip The Dancer were paired over 800m in 49.7, the last 600 in 36.2, while Dal Django (mdn 1400m), who ran a much improved race for second on a slow track at Whanganui last start, warmed up from the 800m (52.1) to run home the last 600 in 36.6.

Marton runner Alcaldesa (r65 2100m) and an unraced Lonhro two-year-old filly stablemate, who won at the Manawatu trials (1000m) two weeks ago, gathered speed over 1000m (1.8 even) to come the last 600 in 36.7, while Hastings entrant Tiffany's (r65 mile) and unraced three-year-old filly Blondlign (by Align) were sent 800m in 52.3, the last 600 in 38 even. Tiffany's will race in visor blinkers on Thursday. Iffwedance, who is making steady progress, worked alone over 800m in 54.3, the last 600 in 39.2, and Judi Anne, in at Hastings (r75 1300m), was kept to 57.8 and 39.9. New Zealand Derby prospect Stephenstihls and Tarihira, also heading to Ellerslie (r65 2100m), galloped the reverse way (right-handed) over a quiet 1200m in 1.14.7, the last 600 in 42.5.

On the plough, Savabeel maiden filly Word Savvy earned plenty of admirers for the 3yo 1400m at Hastings with a bold 1000m in 1.2 even, the last 600 in 37.4. She finished off her debut race at Tauherenikau in good style over New Year and has not raced since. Classic Touch (r65 mile), whose last-start flop is best forgotten, and Marton entrant Garment (mdn 1200m) matched strides over a nice 800m in 50.3, the last 600 in 37.7, while Hare Bawl (r65 2100m) and Stunning (mdn 2100m), two more racing on Friday, were timed 1000m in 1.5.7, the last 600 in 38.9. Helvetica (mdn 1400m), who won at the Manawatu trials two weeks ago, and Boy Soldier (mdn 1200m) covered 1000m in 1.7.4, the last 600 in 40.3, and Shadows Cast was kept to 1.9.8 and 40.2. Waiz One (mdn 1400m) and Hastings runner Petite Midas (mdn 1300m) did a quiet 800m in 56.5, the last 600 in 40.9. Penance (mdn 1550m) and Show Judge (mdn 1400m), both heading to the Marton meeting, were on terms throughout a quiet 800m in 55.7, the last 600 in 41.6, and Yemanya clocked 56.5 and 41.6. Sixpence (mdn 3yo 1200m) sprinted 600m in 41.7, while Colombian Rose, who has not raced for over 12 months, took 42.2.

 

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Iamishwara looked ready to defend his title in the Haunui Farm Classic at Otaki on Saturday when he galloped impressively at Awapuni this morning

23 February 2017
Stephen Berryman

Thursday - February 23rd

By RON GURNEY

Iamishwara looked ready to defend his title in the Haunui Farm Classic at Otaki on Saturday when he galloped impressively at Awapuni this morning. Fast work took place on the course proper (good), using the new top bend, and on the plough (good).

Iamishwara was just one of two gallops on the course proper, but the big Keeninsky gelding really caught the eye with his 1000m in 1.6.2, winding up beautifully over the final 800m to run home the last 600 in 34.9. He promises to make his presence felt again after winning the Haunui Farm Classic 12 months ago at odds of over 28-1. Tiffany's and Alcaldesa were paired over 1000m in 1.5.5, the last 600 in 37 even, and they were doing their work nicely at the finish as well.

On the plough, Otaki entrant Platinum Express (r85 1200m) had Robert Hannam aboard over a smart 1000m in 1.4.4, the last 600 in 37.1, and Shared Secrets (St Leger Trial) required 1.4.2 and 38.2. She commands respect after a fine fourth in the Desert Gold Stakes last start. Tarahira and Stephenstihls worked the reverse way (right-handed) over 1000m in 1.6.8, the last 600 in 38.9, while unraced Cape Blanco three-year-old Upmarket went alone in 1.6.9 and 38.5. He is a half-brother to former top galloper Vosne Romanee and is trained by Jeff Lynds. Sixpence. who ran a better race in blinkers last start, covered 1000m in 1.7.2, the last 600 in 38.5, and Suffign (mdn mile), who will have the side winkers removed and blinkers added on Saturday, recorded 1.9.9 and even. Just Ishi and former northerner Mr Davinci did a quiet round of pacework before galloping 800m on the second circuit in 53.1, the last 600 in 38.4. Platinum Valence (3yo 1200m) and Hare Bawl were sent 800m in 54 even, the last 600 in 38.6, and Deedee Panache, who resumed at Woodville recently, covered 1000m in 1.9.1, the last 600 in 39.7. La Monnoye (r65 1400m) followed soon after with 1.7.9 and 40.5. Helvetica, who won at the Manawatu trials (1000m) last week, and Boy Soldier were paired over 800m in 52.5, the last 600 in 40.1, while Sophia Magia and Miss Doherty, fourth and third respectively at last week's trials, were not after time with 57.5 and 41.5. A Per Incanto gelding and a Rip Van Winkle filly, two-year-olds trained by Roydon Bergerson, went 58.3 and 41.9.

 

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Prosecco and Glengoyne completed semi-final gallops in grand style at Awapuni this morning

21 February 2017
Stephen Berryman

Tuesday - February 21st

By RON GURNEY

Prosecco and Glengoyne completed semi-final gallops in grand style at Awapuni this morning. Fast work took place a few metres out from the rail on the course proper (dead), with the new inside top bend in use, and on the plough (good).

Prosecco and Glengoyne used the course proper and were able to reel off a very bold 1000m in 1.3.1, the last 600 in 34.8, which was excellent work. They have been nominated for the r75 mile and r65 1400m respectively at Otaki on Saturday. No less impressive were their stablemates Dandeedee, off to Wairoa on Thursday (r65 1900m), and Miss Norway, who cut out 1000m in 1.2 even, the last 600 in 35.4. Dandeedee's race rival Master William and unraced Denman two-year-old gelding Ozil, two more from the Breslin barn, were sent 800m in 49.6, the last 600 in 35.9. Miss Norway (r65 2100m) and Ozil are nominated for the second day at Wairoa. Iffwedance covered 800m on his own in 51.1, the last 600 in 37.8, while Callidora and unraced Align three-year-old filly Blondlign, both trained by Tony Bambry, sprinted 600m in 38.7. Tiffany's and Otaki entrant Maneo Invictus (r65 1400m) were kept to 1000m in 1.7.1, the last 600 in 39.2.

On the plough, Otaki entrant Suffign (mdn mile) continued her strong work with another solid 1000m in 1.5.6, the last 600 in 36.7, and she has freshened nicely. Platinum Express (r85 1200m) and Reilly Lincoln were paired over 800m in 49.2, the last 600 in 36.7, while Rousseau (by Swiss Ace), unplaced on debut a few weeks ago, and Just You (St Leger Trial) came up with 50.4 and 37.9. Clubs Choice was very keen early over 1000m in 60.8, the last 600 in 37.2, and Dal Dantrix (r75 mile), third at Tauherenikau last start, required 1.5.3 and 37.7. Last-start Woodville winner Fibonacci (3yo 1200m) had La Monnoye (r65 1400m) for a partner over 800m in 53.5, quickening over the last 600 in 37.6. Classic Touch (r65 1400m), trained by Lydia Pickford, had Robert Hannam aboard over an eye-catching 1000m in 1.4.8, the last 600 in 38, and this mare's last-start failure is best forgotten. She had no luck from a wide draw. Shocktillyoudrop (St Leger Trial) and Roc 'N' It went together in 1.4.9 and 38.5. Shared Secrets (St Leger Trial), fourth in the Desert Gold Stakes last start, had Masa Tanaka in the saddle over 1000m in 1.5.9, the last 600 in 38.7, while I Spied (mdn mile) and Garment (mdn 1200m) paired up to run 1.6.5 and 38.6. Three-year-old filly Tiny Temper (by Showcasing), who has not raced for over 12 months, and a Darci Brahma filly ran 800m in 52.2, the last 600 in 38.4. They are both with Lisa Latta.

A Celebration colt and an O'Reilly colt ended with 600m in 38.5, and former northerner Electric (by Shocking) was keen early over 1000m in 1.5.9, the last 600 in 39.8. Signorina Svelta posted 1.7 even and 39.8, and Queenofharpz (r65 1400m) was timed 800m in 53.5, the last 600 in 40 even. Exhibit was not after time over 800m in 56.5, the last 600 in 41 even, and neither were a Savabeel filly and a Per Incanto filly, both trained by Lisa Latta, with 56.7 and 41.1. Heni and Tip The Dancer were given a quiet 600m in 42.4. Authentic Paddy and Iamishwara, both in the Haunui Farm WFA on Saturday, worked separately very early in poor light and could not be timed.

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Five To Midnight left no doubt he is ready for Saturday's Avondale Cup when he galloped at Awapuni this morning

16 February 2017
Stephen Berryman

Thursday - February 16th

By RON GURNEY

Five To Midnight left no doubt he is ready for Saturday's Avondale Cup when he galloped at Awapuni this morning. All fast work took place on the plough (good), where Five To Midnight and Lincoln Blue went the reverse way (right-handed) together over 1000m in 1.6.4, the last 600 in 36.7. It was nice work by both horses, especially Five To Midnight, who has not raced since a close third placing in the City Of Auckland (2400m) on New Year's Day.

Heavens Keep earned admirers for the Taranaki Cup (1800m) at New Plymouth on Saturday with his very pleasing 1000m in 1.5.1, coming the final 800m in 49.8, the last 600 in 37.2. He won over 2050m two starts ago (New Year) and was freshened up to run over 1400 metres at Woodville last Saturday. He is a big threat under the minimum weight of 53kg. Suffign, who will race at Otaki on Saturday week, also worked alone over 1000m, clocking 1.7.7, the last 600 in 37 even, while Jessiegee (by Alamosa) and Ravenhill (by Bernardini) came up with 1.8.9 and 37.2. These two are unraced three-year-old fillies trained by Mike Breslin. Unraced Strada Roccia (by Road To Rock) and an Alamosa filly, two more from the Breslin barn, ran 800m in 51 even, the last 600 in 37.8, while their stablemates The Czar and a Denman gelding posted 51.7 and 38.1. Shadows Cast covered 1000m on his own in 1.7.1, the last 600 in 38.9.

Queenofharpz was sent a quiet 800m in 55.3, the last 600 in 39.9, while Brad Thorn and Heni took 57 even and 39.4. Maiden filly Shared Secrets, fourth in the Desert Gold Stakes last start, left 1000m behind in 1.8.2, the last 600 in 40.3. La Monnoye, with Rosie Myers in the saddle, warmed up from the 1000m to complete 800m in 57.1, the last 600 in 42 even, and Boxachocolates and Tip The Dancer were kept to 59.6 and 42.1. Exhibit, who has not raced since early December, sprinted 600m in 42.5. She won on debut at Woodville in October.

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Shez Gonna Getcha was in good form over the Christmas-New Year period and she looks ready to carry on the good work judging by her gallop at Awapuni this morning

14 February 2017
Stephen Berryman

Tuesday - February 14th

By RON GURNEY

Shez Gonna Getcha was in good form over the Christmas-New Year period and she looks ready to carry on the good work judging by her gallop at Awapuni this morning. Al fast work took place on the plough (good), where Shez Gonna Getcha sped over 800m in 48.6, the last 600 in 36.1. The four-year-old maiden mare appears to have freshened up nicely.

Ticket Clipper worked from post-to-post (1400m) being timed from the 1000m in 1.4.5, the last 600 in 36.7, while Ballet Choux, who has recorded two thirds from her last three starts, and Tensile went together in 1.4.6 and 36.6. Suffign also took the eye with 1000m in 1.3 even, the last 600 in 37.1. Swiss Ace filly Rousseau, unplaced on debut two weeks ago, and Denny's Lincoln and were paired over a solid 1000m in 1.2.6, the last 600 in 37.2, while Handsome Return and a Lucky Unicorn mare, both trained by Margaret Cartwright, posted 1.7 even and 37.5. Waiz One and a No Excuse Needed gelding were timed 800m in 50.8, the last 600 in 38 even. Alarinda and Harlem 'N' Co matched strides over 1000m in 1.5.8, the last 600 in 38.8, while I Spied and Garment required 1.6 even and 38.5. Dal Django, unlaced on debut on Boxing Day, and stablemate Dal Dantrix left 1000m behind in 1.8.1, the last 600 in 38.1, and former northerner Electric, now trained by Lydia Pickford, ended 800m with 600 in 38.7. Troup Road and Salvinia were on terms throughout 1000m in 1.7.6, the last 600 in 39 even, while Penance and a Showcasing gelding were kept to 1.9.4 and 39.8. Petite Midas and a Savabeel gelding ran 800m in 54.1, the last 600 in 39.5,and a Nadeem filly trained by Roydon Bergerson sprinted 600m in a quiet 42.7.

 

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Speech Craft continued his preparation for the premier meeting at New Plymouth on Saturday week with another strong gallop at Awapuni this morning

09 February 2017
Stephen Berryman

Thursday - February 9th

By RON GURNEY

Speech Craft continued his preparation for the premier meeting at New Plymouth on Saturday week with another strong gallop at Awapuni this morning. All fast work was held on the plough (good), where Speech Craft had trainer Trina Riddell aboard, warming up from the 1000m mark to complete the final 800m in 50.4, the last 600 in 36.7. Unlucky not to have finished a lot closer than ninth in the Telegraph Handicap at Trentham last start, the gelding will contest the $40,000 Coca Cola Dash (1100m) next weekend.

Platinum Valence, in at Woodville on Saturday (r65 1200m), was paired with Roc 'N' It over the same assignment in 51 seconds even, the last 600 in 36.8, while The Rippa (mdn mile) and a Showcasing gelding came up with 51.3 and 37.5. The Rippa will appreciate the metric mile distance and the probability of better footing than he struck last start. Judi Anne, who will step up to the metric mile for the first time at Woodville (r65 mile), showed she was ready for the task when galloping 1000m in a nice 1.3.3, the last 600 in 37.8, and The Czar covered the distance in 1.5.2 and 37.7. Prosecco (r75 1400m) and Boxachocolates sprinted 600m in 38 seconds even. Stephenstihls will try a middle-distance for the first time on Saturday (r75 2100m) and had Tarihira (r65 mile) alongside when galloping 1000m in 1.4.1, the last 600 in 38.5. Yodelay (r75 2100m) and Angel In Bluejeans (r65 mile) came up with 1.5.8 and 38.1. Angel In Bluejeans will have side winkers added to the gear.

Johnny Lincoln and Denny's Lincoln were on terms throughout 800m in 53.4, the last 600 in 39.4, while a Magic Albert gelding and an Iffraaj filly, both trained by Mike Breslin, sprinted 600m in 39.5. Sophia Magia and a Rip Van Winkle filly posted 40.1. Dal Sir Tee had Masa Tanaka in the saddle over 1000m in 1.8.4, the last 600 in 40 even, and Wellington Cup heroine Savaria went with last-start winner Heisenberg the reverse way (right-handed) over a quiet 1000m in 1.13.7, the last 600 in 42.7. Woodville runner Fibonacci (r65 1200m) was kept to 600m in 42.9, while race rival Yemanya and unraced stablemate French Serge (by Cape Blanco) ran a quiet 800m in 59.4, the last 600 in 44.1.

 

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Prosecco, who was particularly unlucky at Trentham last start, worked in grand style alongside stable-mate Harlem 'N' Co at Awapuni this morning

07 February 2017
Stephen Berryman

Tuesday - February 7th

By RON GURNEY

Prosecco, who was particularly unlucky at Trentham last start, worked in grand style alongside stable-mate Harlem 'N' Co at Awapuni this morning. Fast gallops took place against the rail on the course proper (good) and on the plough (good).

Prosecco and Harlem 'N' Co used the course proper and gathered speed from the 1000m mark to run home the final 800m in 47.9, the last 600 in 35.2. It was nice work by both horses, and Prosecco is entered for the r75 1400m at the Manawatu meeting at Woodville this Saturday. How Perfect, in at New Plymouth on Friday (r65 f&m 1400m), and an unraced Lonhro filly, both trained by Tony Bambry, were paired over a solid 800m in 49.1, the last 600 in 35.1, while Manawatu entrants Stephenstihls (r75 2100m) and Tarihira (r65 mile) warmed up from the 1000m to complete the final 800m in  50.3, the last 600 in 36.5. Stephenstihls will step up over ground for the first time at Woodville.

On the plough, New Plymouth runner Platinum Express (r75 1200m) was too quick for dual Wellington winner Princess Belle over 1000m in 1.4.9, coming the final 800m in 47.8, the last 600 in 36.1. Princess Belle is entered for the r75 1400m at Te Rapa on Saturday. Shadows Cast, one of seven entries for the Ashhurst-Pohangina Cup at Woodville (1400m), had Masa Tanaka aboard when working alone over the same distance in 1.5 even, covering the final 800m in 51.7, the last 600 in 38.5. Lydia Pickford-trained Classic Touch (r65 1200m) was timed 1000m in 1.6.9, the last 600 in 38.6, while The Rippa (mdn mile) and The Great Guru went together in 1.7.1 and 38.3. That's Amore (mdn 1300m) and Petite Midas came up with 1.8.5 and 38.9. David Goldsbury-trained Sixpence (mdn 3yo 1200m) and an unraced Fully Fledged maiden trained by Gary Vile ran 800m in 55.1, the last 600 in 39.8. La Monnoye was not after time over 1000m in 1.7.9, the last 600 in 40.4, and Iffwedance ran an easy 800m in 58.9, the last 600 in 42.5. Suffign was kept to 44.1 for the last 600 of a quiet 1000m.

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Mighty Solomon, who could be seen on the second day at Waikato, worked in fine fashion at Awapuni this morning

02 February 2017
Stephen Berryman

Thursday - February 2nd

By RON GURNEY

Mighty Solomon, who could be seen on the second day at Waikato, worked in fine fashion at Awapuni this morning. All fast work took place on the plough (good), where Mighty Solomon was too strong for Jackofall, in at Wairarapa on Monday (r65 1400m), after 800m in 50.9, the last 600 in 38.2. Mighty Solomon resumed with a third in the Manawatu Challenge Stakes(1400m) and was then one of the eye-catching finishers in the Telegraph Handicap (6th) over 1200 metres at Trentham.

Garment and former northern maiden Electric (by Shocking) warmed up from the 800m (54.7) to run home the last 600 in 37.9, and they are both trained by Lydia Pickford. I Spied and Classic Touch, two more from her stable, came in from the 1000m to complete the final 800m in 51.3, the last 600 in 38.1. Glengoyne and a Denman gelding were paired over 800m in 51.4, the last 600 in 38.2, while unraced Alamosa three-year-old Jessiegee and a Bernadini filly posted 51.7 and 38.1. A Per Incanto mare and another Alamosa filly came up with 52.8, the last 600 in 38.4. They are all with Mike Breslin. Lookherepal, a winner at Tauherenikau two starts ago, worked alone over 800m in 52.7, the last 600 in 39.1, and he returns to Tauherenikau on Monday for the r65 2050m. Top sprinter Speech Craft, who was not disgraced finishing mid-field in the Telegraph Handicap last start, was kept to 800m in 55.6, the last 600 in 39.7. His next start is likely to be at Taranaki in two weeks.

Unraced Alamosa gelding King Cougar, who won a Foxton trial in September, and a Road To Rock filly were timed 800m in 53.5, the last 600 in 40.1, and they are with Mike Breslin, while Wairarapa Breeders' Stakes entrant Bella Court and Platinum Raider (mdn 2050m) required 55.1 and 40.2. Waikato Guineas prospect Fine Taylor and Wairarapa entrant Rosetta (r65 1400m), a last-start winner at Woodville, were not asked for their best over 1000m in 1.8 even, the last 600 in 40.3, while Just Georgie (by Gold Centre), unplaced in two races so far, was not after time either over 800m in 58 even, the last 600 in 40.4. The Czar covered an easy 1000m in 1.12.2, the last 600 in 41.2, and Hank Moody, in on Monday (r75 mile), ended a quiet 800m with 600 in 42.8. Boxachocolates did three-quarter pace over 1000 metres.

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Champion galloper Jimmy Choux's younger half-sister Choux Mania was in sparkling form during a quiet training session at Awapuni this morning

31 January 2017
Stephen Berryman

Tuesday - January 31st

By RON GURNEY

Champion galloper Jimmy Choux's younger half-sister Choux Mania was in sparkling form during a quiet training session at Awapuni this morning. Fast work was held on the plough (good), with one gallop recorded close to the rail on the course proper (dead).

Choux Mania (by Redoute's Choice), who has the same ownership as Jimmy Choux, is yet to pay a dividend in five career starts, but that might be about to change judging by her 1000m in 1.4.4, the last 600 in 36 even. The three-year-old filly is trained by David Goldsbury. Not to be denied, Master William, third when resuming at Woodville, and Prosecco went together over 1000m in 1.4.6, the last 600 in 37.3, and Word Savvy, who produced a nice run (7th) on debut at Tauherenikau over New Year, came up with 1.2.3 and 38.6. This Savabeel filly has trained on well. The Beama and The Orange Pony were paired over 1000m in 1.3.9, the last 600 in 38 even, while Miss Norway and Alarinda posted 1.5.3 and 38.9. Waikato Guineas prospect Fine Taylor and last-start Woodville maiden winner Rosetta were sent 1000m in 1.7.8, the last 600 in 39.1. Handsome Return, heading to Tauherenikau on Waitangi Day, and a Lucky Unicorn mare stable-mate left 1000m behind in 1.9.6, the last 600 in 39.2, and an unraced Falkirk three-year-old filly trained by Laura Knight, was timed 800m in 54.1, the last 600 in 39.3. An in-form Shrimp Cocktail was kept to 1000m in 1.11 even, the last 600 in 40.7.

On the course proper, five-year-old gelding Dal Django (by Indy King), unplaced on debut 13 months ago in his only start so far, and Dal Laureon sped over 800m in 49.4, the last 600 in 35.9.

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Wellington prospects Catalina De Lago and Shared Secrets starred in a course proper gallop together on Tuesday, and were even more impressive in separate workouts on the plough at Awapuni this morning

26 January 2017
Stephen Berryman

Thursday - January 26th

By RON GURNEY

Wellington prospects Catalina De Lago and Shared Secrets starred in a course proper gallop together on Tuesday, and were even more impressive in separate workouts on the plough at Awapuni this morning. All fast work took place on the plough (good), where Catalina De Lago (r65 mile) warmed up from the 1200m mark to be at a solid clip from the 1000m in 60.9, the last 600 in 36.5. Things have not gone her way on raceday this campaign, but she steps up to 1600m on Saturday, a distance she has won over previously.

Shared Secrets, who faces a huge task in the Desert Gold Stakes, did similar work over 1200m and was timed from the 1000m in 1.1.6, the last 600 in 37.4. This week's bold workouts certainlty suggest this filly has trained on in great style since finishing third to Leading Role and Undercover at Awapuni early last month. Johnny Lincoln (r65 mile) had Robert Hannam in the saddle over 800m in 50.3, the last 600 in 37.3, while a Faltaat three-year-old and a Roc De Cambes three-year-old, both trained by Stephen Nickalls, came up with 50.9 and 37.5. Karaka Millions hopeful Dijon Bleu and Petite Midas covered the same distance in 51.1, the last 600 in 37.7. Alamosa filly Jessiegee and Road To Rock filly Strada Roccia, both unraced three-year-olds trained by Mike Breslin, ran 800m in 51.1, the last 600 in 37.4, while a No Excuse Needed maiden (Deb Parry) and a Colombia maiden (Trina Riddell) went 51.3 and 37.8. Margaret Cartwright's unraced Lucky Unicorn mare did 800m in 53.1, the last 600 in 37.9. She is a sister to Get Lucky.

Lord of Light, in at Wellington (mdn mile) with the blinkers on, and last-start winner Wills Road were paired over 1000m in 1.5.6, the last 600 in 38.5, while Hank Moody (r75 mile) and Heisenberg (r65 mile) posted 1.6.2 and 38.8. Unraced three-year-old gelding King Cougar (by Alamosa) and unraced three-year-old filly Ravenhill (by Bernadini), both trained by Mike Breslin, warmed up from the 1000m to clock 51.1 for 800m, the last 600 in 38 even. A Raise The Flag gelding and Falkirk filly, both trained by Laura Knight, covered 800m in 52 even, the last 600 in 38.6, while Seeyalater and an Alamosa filly, two more from the Breslin barn, sprinted 600m in 38.3. Thorndon Mile chance Ringo worked with an unraced Denman gelding over an easy 800m in 53.1, the last 600 in 39.3, while Hiphop and Penance required 53.4 and 39.8. La Monnoye, in Saturday's r65 1400m with the blinkers on, had Rosie Myers aboard over 1000m, warming up to complete a quiet 800m in 56.7, the last 600 in 41.9. An unraced two-year-old by Perfectly Ready and an unraced two-year-old by Fully Fledged, both trained by Gary Vile, sprinted 600m in 42.2.

 

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