Awapuni Trackwork

Mike Breslin-trained stablemates Khalfani and Flying Surf were in grand form during a quiet gallop session at Awapuni this morning.

13 August 2020
Lindsey White
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, August 13 By RON GURNEY Mike Breslin-trained stablemates Khalfani and Flying Surf were in grand form during a quiet gallop session at Awapuni this morning. Fast work took place on the No 1 grass (dead-slow) and on the plough (good). Khalfani, still a maiden, and Flying Surf (1 win) used the grass and cut out 800m in 49.8, the last 600 in 35.9, which was very pleasing. Khalfani finished third in an Otaki trial in June and has since followed up with a fifth (1000m) and a third (1400m) on race-day. Flying Surf won a Foxton trial (1000m) last month and was fifth when resuming at Hastings (1300m) two weeks ago. Their stablemate Ozil covered 800m in 51.6, the last 600 in 36.3, while Canucia and Rukita, both trained by Roydon Bergerson, went together in 50.2 and 37.6. On the plough, six-year-old mare Nellie Jean (by Zed) and un-raced three-year-old filly Lion (by Pins) were on terms throughout 800m in 52.5, the last 600 in 36.9. They are with trainer Ashley Meadows. Bradman and a three-year-old by Highly Recommended, both in the Bergerson barn, ended 800m with 600 in 37.6. Smart mare Belle Plaisir, trained by Lucy Tanner, worked alone over 800m in 53.7, the last 600 in 39.7, and she is making good progress in a new campaign. A Fabulous gelding, also trained by Tanner, was kept to 800m in 56.7, the last 600 in 42.2, while a two-year-old by Vespa and one by Iffraaj, both trained by Roydon Bergerson, sprinted 600m in 42.6. Father Lenihan, who has not raced since last November, covered 800m in an easy 58.4, the last 600 in 43 even.
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Matthew Eales would have taken great satisfaction from four of his stable runners who galloped in fine style at Awapuni this morning.

12 August 2020
Lindsey White

AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Tuesday, August 11 By RON GURNEY Matthew Eales would have taken great satisfaction from four of his stable runners who galloped in fine style at Awapuni this morning. Fast work took place on the No 1 grass (dead-slow) and on the plough (good). On the No 1 grass, Eales maiden runners Derecho and Showshanelle really caught the eye with a bold 1000m in 1.4.2, the last 600 in 36.7. Derecho is still a maiden, but boasts nine minor placings back to fifth in 18 starts to date, and his last-start third at Hastings two weeks ago was full of merit. Showshanelle is knocking on the door as well.

Their stablemates Atenartin and maiden Barossa (by Alamosa) covered 800m in 49.9, the last 600 in 37.1.

Atenartin was a  good third at Awapuni last time out, while Barossa was unplaced on debut at Hastings. Both horses have taken the right steps forward. Steeplechaser Des De Jeu lost no kudos with his 1000m in 1.4.8, the last 600 in 38.3, and his stablemate West Coast, who continues to work well, clocked 1.8.7 and 38.7.

Empower, second at the Otaki trials before a solid fourth at Hastings two weeks ago, ran 800m in 52 even, the last 600 in 38.8. He is going to pick up a win sooner or later.

Jugador left 1000m behind in 1.7.8, the last 600 in 40.3, and he might not be in maidens for much longer either.

On the plough, lightly-raced six-year-old Saltbush Bill stole the show with his 1000m in 1.4.3, the last 600 in 36.6. He won a maiden mile at Otaki last December.

Princess Ani, a younger sister to top mare Heni, and Zythepsary were paired over 800m in 51.2, the last 600 in 36.7, while their stablemates Share Power and Spijker came up with 50 seconds even and 37.1.Irish Prayer, unplaced when resuming last month, was timed 800m in 50.2, the last 600 in 37.7, while Vedette Rouge and Bella Sorella posted 50.6 and 37.1.

Semper Magico, who was in good form before Covid-19 struck, cruised over 1000m in 1.5.5, the last 600 in 37 even, followed soon after by maidens Platinum Star and Lincoln's Kruz, who ran 800m in 51.9 and 37.7.

Platinum Star has posted three seconds from as many starts so far, two of them last month, while Lincoln's Kruz has a victory in his grasp.

Bradman, unplaced on debut in March, and un-raced stablemate Irish Odds (by Per Incanto) were on terms throughout 800m in 52.2, the last 600 in 37.6, while Sir Beets and Lincoln Fury clocked 52.1 and 38.7. Jenever went alone in 52.6 and 38.6.

Young Squire and Almeraki, both with Deborah Parry,  left 800m behind in 51 even, the last 600 in 38.5, and Victorem (by Shooting To Win) and Sasha (by Redwood), both with Anne Herbert, ended with 38.6.

Prince Turbo had Piri Piri Pete for a partner over 1000m in 1.7.3, the last 600 in 39.5, and Don't Know Jakk ended 1000m with 600m in 40.4.

La Jungles had owner-trainer Stephen Beaston aboard over 1200m in 1.26.2, the last 600 in 41.4, and a Vespa-Wyban Angel filly sprinted 600 in 42.5.

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King Cougar and Jessiegee look huge improvers for Hawera on Saturday judging by their one race-day outing since Covid-19, and some terrific track gallops.

06 August 2020
Lindsey White

AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, August 6 By RON GURNEY King Cougar and Jessiegee look huge improvers for Hawera on Saturday judging by their one race-day outing since Covid-19, and some terrific track gallops. It was no exception at Awapuni this morning, when fast work was held on the plough (good) and on the No 1 grass (slow). King Cougar (r87 1300m) and Jessiegee (r99 1600m) used the plough and were paired over 1000m in 1.8.1, the last 600 in 36 even, which was solid work. They resumed at Awapuni three weeks ago, finishing in the minor money over 1100m and 1400m respectively, and Johnathan Parkes continues his association with both horses on Saturday. Kotahi (r65 1400m), who ran a much-improved second placing fresh up (Awapuni), and Lincoln Fury were on terms throughout 800m in 49.3, the last 600 in 36.5. Princess Amelie, who is working solidly, and Love Potion matched strides over 800m in 50.8, the last 600 in 36.4, while their stablemates, a Shocking gelding and a Raise The Flag gelding from the same barn, took 51.2 and 37.3. Amosia and a Proisir filly covered 800m in 51.3, the last 600 in 37.7, and Hawera entrants Chillax 'n' Chase (mdn 1300m) and Sybarite (r65 1400m No 2) clocked 51.9 and 38.9. They are big chances on Saturday. West Coast (by Mettre En Jeu) had stable apprentice Maria Sanson aboard over 1000m in 1.6.6, the last 600 in 38.2. He has not raced since March last year, but is coming to hand well. Lincoln Lane and a Mongolian Khan filly stablemate left 800m behind in 52.6, the last 600 in 39 even, and a Dalghar filly from the same barn posted 53.3 and 39.7. Lincoln Star and an Ocean Park filly ran 800m in 54.2, the last 600 in 39.5, and Hawera entrant Young Squire (r65 mile No 2), now trained by Deborah Parry, came up with 55.1 and 40.4. My Father's Gun (r65 1400m No 1), second when resuming at Awapuni, was kept to 800m in 55.5, the last 600 in 41.2, and his stablemate Belle Plaisir sprinted 600m in 41.5. A Zebedee filly and a Shocking filly, both trained by Lisa Latta, went an easy 800m in 58.4, the last 600 in 42.4, while Victorem (by Shooting To Win) and a Redwood maiden, both with Anne Herbert, took 59 even and 42.6. On the No 1 grass, Lovetokeephim had his owner-trainer Kim Clapperton aboard over 1000m in 1.8.2, the last 600 in 38 even, and Hawera runner Bruno Kelly (mdn 2100m) went 1.11.8 and 38.4. Master Fin, second over hurdles last start, was timed 1000m in 1.9.4, the last 600 in 39.7, and Obrigado (r65 mile No 1), who worked impressively on Tuesday, was kept to 800m in 53.2 and 39.2. Race rival Super Flash did 59

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Mike Breslin-trained maidens Share Power and Valhalla Rising worked together in bold fashion at Awapuni this morning.

04 August 2020
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, August 4 By RON GURNEY Mike Breslin-trained maidens Share Power and Valhalla Rising worked together in bold fashion at Awapuni this morning. Fast gallops were held on the plough (good) and on the No 1 grass (slow). Share Power (by Power) and Valhalla Rising (by Pride Of Dubai) used the plough and were paired over an impressive 800m in 48.9, the last 600 in 35.1. Both horses debuted at good odds in the same race (1000m) at Awapuni three weeks ago, but were unplaced. Judging by this morning's workout they have gone ahead in leaps and bounds. Lightly-raced six-year-old Saltbush Bill, who recorded a maiden win (1600m) at Otaki last December, caught the eye with 1000m in 1.2.1, the last 600 in 36.8. He has come up well in a new campaign. Princess Ani and maiden Irish Prayer went together over 800m in 50.4, the last 600 in 36.7, and De Gaulle covered 1000m in 1.5.1, the last 600 in 37.1. Quatromosa clocked 1.6.4 and 37.8. My Father's Gun, second at Awapuni last start, ran 1000m in 1.7.3, the last 600 in 38.6, and he takes that solid form to Hawera this Saturday. Tiro, third at Awapuni, and un-raced Per Incanto mare Irish Odds matched strides over 1000m in 1.8.1, the last 600 in 38.6, while King Cougar and Jessiegee posted 1.9.1 and 38.4. Piri Piri Pete (by Pierro) and Spijker (by Iffraaj), both trained by Mike Breslin, were on terms throughout 1000m in 1.8.9, the last 600 in 40.4, and finished second and third respectively when they resumed in the same race at Awapuni three weeks ago. Carlingford Bay, who won a maiden 1400m just before Covid-19, was kept to 1000m in 1.10.2, the last 600 in 40.5, while a Vespa-Peroni filly and an Alamosa-Dawn Ghost gelding, both trained by Peter Didham, did 600m in 41.5. On the No 1 grass, Obrigado, unplaced when resuming, sped over 1000m in 1.1.6, the last 600 in 36.1, while Bruno Kelly and Super Flash went together in 1.2.9 and 37.1. Super Flash scored at long odds on debut at the beginning of July, but has not started since. Mark Oulaghan-trained West Coast (by Mettre En Jeu) was timed 1000m in 1.6.2, the last 600 in 38.1, and he has not raced since June last year. Showshanelle left 1000m behind in 1.7 even, the last 600 in 39.3, and Princess Priscilla recorded 1.7.7 and 39.4.
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Savabeel five-year-old gelding Lincoln Star looks ready to resume at short notice judging by a bold trial at Awapuni this morning.

30 July 2020
Deanna Carr

AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, July 30 By RON GURNEY Savabeel five-year-old gelding Lincoln Star looks ready to resume at short notice judging by a bold trial at Awapuni this morning. Fast work on a quiet gallop session took place on the plough (good), with just one workout recorded on the No 1 grass (slow). Lincoln Star used the plough and had an un-raced Ocean Park filly for company over a strong 800m in 49.3, the last 600 in 36.2. Lincoln Star, who did not post a win last campaign, has not raced since the Wellington Cup meeting in January. His stablemate Quatromosa (by Alamosa), who has not raced since March last year, ran 800m in 50.9, the last 600 in 37.3, and is making solid progress. Un-raced Pins filly Lion and a Darci Brahma maiden, both trained by Ashley Meadows, were paired over 800m in 52.3, the last 600 in 37.2, while a maiden by Sacred Falls and one by Per Incanto, two more from that barn, took 53.7 and 37.8. Amosia (by Squamosa), who finished third in both the Gp 3 Woburn Farm Classic (New Plymouth) and the (Listed) Wellesley Stakes at Trentham earlier in the season, had a Proisir filly for company over 800m in an easy 55.8 and 39.8. On the No 1 grass, Desert Magic sprinted 600m in 35.9. He finished third when resuming at Awapuni (r89 1000m) four weeks ago, but was unplaced at Wanganui (r88 1200m) last start.

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King Cougar and Jessiegee look certain to fly the flag for trainer Mike Breslin during the rest of the winter and over the spring months.

28 July 2020
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, July 28 By RON GURNEYKing Cougar and Jessiegee look certain to fly the flag for trainer Mike Breslin during the rest of the winter and over the spring months. Both horses worked together in terrific fashion at Awapuni this morning, when fast work was held on the plough (good) and on the No 1 grass (slow). King Cougar and Jessiegee used the plough and reeled off an impressive 1000m in 1.5.4, coming the final 800m in 48.4, the last 600 in 35.6. They followed up solid trials at Otaki last month with a race each at the Rangitikei meeting a fortnight ago, King Cougar finishing second (1100m), and Jessiegee third (1400m). Smart sprinter Princess Amelie, who has not raced since Boxing Day, worked alone over 800m in 48.7, the last 600 in 35.6. She has won five from 15. Breslin-trained maidens Share Power, unplaced on debut, and Spijker went together over 800m in 49.5, the last 600 in 35.9. Spijker resumed with a third at Awapuni two weeks ago, wearing blinkers for the first time. Benny Lincoln and Little Uzi, both trained by Lisa Latta, covered 1000m in 1.6.2, the last 600 in 37.5, while Shelly's Lass and Piri Piri Pete were sent 800m in 50.5, the last 600 in 37.3. Valhalla Rising, unplaced on debut, and Zythepsary, unplaced when resuming, were timed 800m in 53.4, the last 600 in 38 even, and their stablemates Prince Turbo and Dedoje ended 1000m with 600m in 40.5. Mark Oulaghan-trained Princess Priscilla, who has not raced since February, ran 1000m in 1.9.8, the last 600 in 41.1, and her stablemate Super Flash, who scored on debut back on July 4, ended with 43 even. On the No 1 grass, former Mosgiel eight-year-old gelding Londonderry Air (by Raise The Flag) and Bruno Kelly caught the eye with 1000m in 1.6 even, the last 600 in 37.5. Mark Oulaghan is preparing Londonderry Air for a jumping campaign. Keep It Savvy and Maidstone Park were paired over 800m in 49.2, the last 600 in 37.2, and Obrigado went alone in 50.1 and 37.5. Rock Island Line, who has resumed with two second placings, and Platinum Rapper matched strides over 800m in 52.9, the last 600 in 39.6, while four-year-old maiden Jugador clocked 53.2 and 39.4. Master Lincoln and Theliteheavyweight were not after time over 1000m in 1.9.7, the last 600 in 41.2, and Almeraki, fourth on debut two weeks ago, did 800m in 57 even and 42.1. She is with Deborah Parry.
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Makfi four-year-old maiden mare Love Potion took the time honours during a quiet gallop session at Awapuni this morning.

23 July 2020
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, July 23 By RON GURNEYMakfi four-year-old maiden mare Love Potion took the time honours during a quiet gallop session at Awapuni this morning. Fast work was held on the plough (good) and on the No 1 grass (slow). Love Potion used the plough and had an un-raced gelding by Shocking alongside over a smart 800m in 49 seconds even, the last 600 in 37.1. Love Potion, trained by Lisa Latta, was third at the Otaki trials (1200m) last month before finishing seventh at the Marton meeting (1200m) at the beginning of July. She has improved immensely. Princess Ani (by Towkay), who was in great form before Covid-19, and an un-raced gelding by Alamosa, sprinted 600m in 39.8. They are both with Mike Breslin. An Ocean Park filly and a Raise The Flag gelding, both in the Latta barn, sprinted 600m in 39.3, while a Makfi filly and a Vespa filly, both trained by Peter Didham, posted 39.9. Flying Surf ,a Foxton trial winner (1000m) last week, was kept to 800m in 55 even, the last 600 in 41.3. On the No 1 grass, Showshanelle, who was a shade disappointing when resuming at Wanganui last month, ran 800m in 51.6, the last 600 in 39.2. She was placed second at the Foxton trials (1000m) last week. Her stablemate Barossa, an un-raced three-year-old gelding by Alamosa, covered 800m in 53.7, the last 600 in 39 even, while Sybarite, trained by Deborah Parry, ended with quiet 44.4. She was third at the Otaki trials (1000m) before finishing mid-field on debut at Wanganui (1200m) a few weeks ago.
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Top mares Sentimental Miss, trained by Lisa Latta, and Floral Art (Peter Didham) worked together in bold fashion at Awapuni this morning.

21 July 2020
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, July 21 By RON GURNEYTop mares Sentimental Miss, trained by Lisa Latta, and Floral Art (Peter Didham) worked together in bold fashion at Awapuni this morning. The majority of fast work was on the plough (good), with just four gallops recorded on the heavy No 1 grass. Sentimental Miss and Floral Art used the plough and were able to cut out 800m in 49.6, the last 600 in 36.1. Sentimental Miss had two unplaced runs in a new campaign before Covid-19 halted her progress, but she has been ticking over quite satisfactorily in recent weeks. Floral Art finished second to Happy Star at Awapuni two weeks ago and was set for a rematch at the same venue last weekend, but was scratched at the barrier after lunging at the gates. Her un-raced stablemates St Nancy (by Road To Rock) and a Makfi-Shi Kin Fly filly drew plenty of attention with their 1000m in 1.5.5, coming in from the 800m in 49.5, the last 600 in 36.3. Dedoje, who won an Otaki trial in June followed by a race-day fourth at Wanganui two weeks ago, and stablemate Prince Turbo were timed their last 600 in 36.6. Rex Royale, who is coming to hand well, did nice work on his own over 1000m in 1.2.3, and clocked 49.2 for his final 800m, the last 600 in 37 even. Top galloper Platinum Invador and maiden stablemate Benny Lincoln were paired over 800m in 51.1, the last 600 in 37.8, and Empower went alone in 51.8 and 37.9. A Road To Rock gelding and a Contributor filly, both trained by Matthew Eales, covered 800m in 52.4, the last 600 in 37.7, while Sequoia Dawn and Parisian Poppy recorded 53.6 and 37.5. A Kermadec two-year-old and a Shocking two-year-old, both trained by Lisa Latta, sprinted 600m in 37.4. Ozil gathered speed from the 1000m (1.9.7) to come home the final 800m in 52 even, the last 600 in 38.2, and Jenever, third at Wanganui two weeks ago, ran 800m in 51.2 and 38.3. Hypatia and Khalfani matched strides over 1000m in 1.8.6, with the final 800m taking 52.3, the last 600 in 39.3, while Shelly's Lass (by Niagara), who has not raced since the spring, and a Tavistock filly sprinted 600m in 40 even. They are with Mike Breslin. Durham Lad sprinted 600m in 40.9. On the No 1 grass, Almo Street, unplaced when resuming at Wanganui two weeks ago, and Kotahi, unplaced when resuming at Awapuni at the beginning of the month, ran 800m in 50.4, the last 600 in 38.2. A Zebedee filly and a Dalghar filly, both trained by Lisa Latta, were on terms throughout 800m in 51.3, the last 600 in 37.7. Mark Oulaghan-trained jumpers Des De Jeu and Master Fin worked post-to-post (1400m), gathering speed from the 1200m to run 1000m in 1.7.2, the last 600 in 39.2, and Young Squire, now trained by Deborah Parry, went 800m in 53.9 and 40.9.
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Du'blues and Monsieur, both trained by Ashley Meadows, could not have been more impressive in testing conditions at Awapuni this morning.

07 July 2020
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Tuesday, July 7 By RON GURNEY Du'blues and Monsieur, both trained by Ashley Meadows, could not have been more impressive in testing conditions at Awapuni this morning. Fast work was on the plough (slushy) and on the heavy No 1 grass during steady rain. Du'blues and Monsieur used the plough and were paired over 1000m in 1.5.2, the last 600 in 36.8, and were revelling in their work. Du'blues (by Duporth) has not raced since Christmas-New Year, when her form was solid without winning, while Monsieur (by Pour Moi) has been on the sideline since last August. My Father's Gun lost no kudos in his gallop this morning, covering 1000m in 1.6.5, the last 600 in 37.7, and he will run in the open entry 1360m at Wanganui on Friday with Shaun McKay the rider. Lincoln Town (by Tavistock), a multiple-placed maiden, and un-raced four-year-old gelding Little Uzi (by Shamexpress) matched strides over 800m in 50.3, the last 600 in 37.1. They are with Lisa Latta. Lincoln Town won a trial at Waverley last month (1000m), while Little Uzi was a dual trial winner last winter before being put aside. This time back, his preparation has included a third at the Otaki trials last month (1000m). A Pride Of Dubai gelding, a winner at the Levin jump-outs (850m) last week, and Parisian Poppy were timed 800m in 52.7, the last 600 in 38.1. They are with Mike Breslin. Their stablemates Piri Piri Pete (by Pierro) and Sequoia Dawn left 800m behind in 54.1, the last 600 in 38.2, while an Alamosa gelding and a Zebedee colt, two more from that barn, sprinted 600m in 38.2. Un-raced Power two-year-old gelding Share Power, second at the Otaki trials last month, and Spijker (by Iffraaj) ran 800m in 54.4, the last 600 in 39.5. Both horses won over 1000m at the Levin jump-outs last Wednesday for Mike Breslin. Master Fin, who resumed at Wanganui (6th), worked alone over 1000m in 1.10.6, the last 600 in 1.10.3, the last 600 in 40.3, and top mare Sentimental Miss clocked 1.11.6 and 40.1. On the No 1 grass, un-raced three-year-old fillies St Nancy (by Road To Rock) and Champers (by Tavistock) worked solidly over 800m in 51.4, the last 600 in 38.3. They are with Peter Didham. Empower, second at the Levin jump-outs last week, worked on his own over 800m in 52.1, the last 600 in 38 even, and Almo Street came up with 52.2 and 38.2. Jenever covered 1000m in 1.10.6 and 40.3.
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Rock With Choux and un-raced Per Incanto three-year-old Ted Can Too indicated they were ready for racing on their home track this Saturday when they galloped at Awapuni this morning.

02 July 2020
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, July 2 By RON GURNEY Rock With Choux and un-raced Per Incanto three-year-old Ted Can Too indicated they were ready for racing on their home track this Saturday when they galloped at Awapuni this morning. Fast work took place on the plough (good) and on the No 1 grass (slow-heavy). Rock With Choux and Ted Can Too, both trained by Anne Herbert, used the plough and were paired over 1000m in 1.9.6, the last 600 in 37.8. Ted Can Too, on debut this Saturday (mdn 1200m), won an Otaki trial (1000m) two weeks ago, ridden by northern jockey Trudy Thornton, who takes the mount at the Marton meeting. She also rides Rock With Choux in the last of the day (r61 1400m No 2). Khalfani (mdn 1000m) and Prince Turbo (r61 1400m No 1) matched strides over 1000m in 1.8.1, the last 600 in 38.4, and La Donna (by Per Incanto), who debuts in the maiden 1000m, went alone in 1.9.4 and 38.6. She won a jump-out at Foxton (850m) last week. The Great Guru (jumpers' hwt) did a quiet round and a half before speeding up to run 800m in 51.8, the last 600 in 38 even, and Desert Magic (r89 1000m) had race-day rider Danielle Hirini aboard over 800m in 53.9 and 39.6. Tiro (r61 1400m No 1) and stablemate Colorado Miss (r61 1400m No 2) were on terms throughout 1000m in 1.11 even, the last 600 in 40.8. The blinkers come off Colorado Miss and a shadow roll goes on. Outa Cash (r61 1200m), second at the Foxton jump-outs (1000m) last week, was not after time over 800m in 59.3, the last 600 in 41.3. On the No 1 grass, Lucy Tanner-trained My Father's Gun and Champers (Peter Didham) caught the eye in separate gallops, with My Father's Gun clocking 50.9 for 800m, the last 600 in 37.9. Champers (by Tavistock), an un-raced three-year-old half-sister to Group 1 winner On The Rocks, recorded 50.8 and 37.8. Lovetokeephim, in Saturday's jumpers' highweight (1550m), had his owner-trainer Kim Clapperton aboard over 1000m in 1.5.6, the last 600 in 38.3. Lincoln Dreamer (r61 1400m No 1) and stablemate Kotahi (No 2) were at a good clip throughout 800m in 50.3, the last 600 in 38.2. They should perform well in a fresh state on Saturday. Jugador (by El Hermano), on debut in the maiden 1200m, and a Ferlax gelding covered 800m in 51.5, the last 600 in 38.9, while un-raced Vespa two-year-old filly Heidi Belle, trained by Peter Didham, came up with 52.4 and 38.4. Floral Art (r95 1400m), who won three races on heavy tracks during her last campaign, skipped over 800m in 52.5, the last 600 in 39 even, and Atenartin (r89 1000m) had a Jimmy Choux gelding alongside over a 600m sprint in 40.1. Young Squire (r61 1200m), now trained by Deborah Parry, was timed 800m in an easy 57.2, the last 600 in 41.4, and Obrigado (r95 1400m) posted 57.6 and 41.8. Young Squire will race without blinkers. Bruno Kelly (hwt 1550m) was not chasing the clock over 1000m in 1.14.1, the last 600 in 41.7. He placed third at the Waverley point-to-point last month.
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