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Members Draw Terms and Conditions

1. The members draw will be for a Cash prize specified by the Club should the member successfully select 4 winners on the Raceday subject to the following Term’s and Conditions.
2. Members must scan or sign in in on arrival at the course to be eligible to enter.
3. Winning Member drawn after a specified race (ie Race 2.)
4. Confirmation of Identity required.
5. Member must make selections on 4 of the Races Chosen only.
6. Races chosen are final, the member must choose 4 selections out of the selected races. Decision on Races and the number of is the sole responsibility of the Club.
7. The 4 winners must be finalised 15 minutes before the first chosen race.
8. There can be no change to the selections once finalised.
9. If any of the members selections are late scratched after finalisation the return will be subject to the following calculation – Cash Return/ Late Scratching Price.
10. If any Non Selected Late Scratching’s occur after finalisation of Selections in any race, this will result in a reduction of final cash prize by the following Calculation - 80/ (RBP x Odds) – See note 1
11. Dead Heats will result in a reduction of final Cash Prize by 50% for each Dead Heat occurrence.
12. In the case of a full Abandonment before the any of the selected events the member will receive $250, in a partial abandonment the member will receive a collect via the following formula ( $(Club nominated prize value) /the price of selection of any abandoned races)

Note 1
FINAL FIELD DEDUCTION FORMULA
The nearest whole number percentage, using Swiss Rounding, obtained by Dividing 80 by the product of the number of RBPs multiplied by the Odds for the Race Entrant at the time it was scratched from a Race, provided the Odds are less than or equal to Maximum Deduction Odds = 80/(RBPs x Odds) (Rounded to nearest whole number).
Maximum Deduction Odds shall be $35.00
Example: Where a Race Entrant paying $5.00 to Win and $1.33 for a place (3 RBPs) is Scratched, the Return on successful Final Field Win Bets placed prior to that Scratching will be subject to a deduction of 16% (80/(1x5)).
Successful Final Field Place Bets will be subject to a deduction of 20% (80/(3x1.33)).

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Paddy Bourke and the Mike Breslin-trained stablemates Prosecco, Sweepstake and Lincoln Honey were all impressive workers at Awapuni this morning.

20 November 2018
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Tuesday, November 20 By RON GURNEY Paddy Bourke and the Mike Breslin-trained stablemates Prosecco, Sweepstake and Lincoln Honey were all impressive workers at Awapuni this morning. Fast gallops took place on the middle of the course proper (good) and on the plough (good). Times were very good on both tracks. Paddy Bourke used the course proper and had jockey Tim Johnson aboard over a very smart 1000m in 60.7, the last 600 in 34.7, and he has improved immensely with two races under the belt in a new campaign. Prosecco and Sweepstake were paired over 1000m in 1.3.5, the last 600 in 34.7, and Prosecco's return to race-day competition is awaited with interest after his second placing at the recent Otaki trials. Lincoln Honey was the last to use the course proper, yet cut out an eye-catching 800m in 47 even, the last 600 in 34.8. She has not raced since the autumn, when unplaced in two race-day appearances. Veloce and Calendar Girl, both trained by Talia Yeates, were on terms throughout 1000m in 1.2.8, the last 600 in 35.2, while Shared Secrets, who ran a much improved race at Awapuni last week, and Bruno Kelly came up with 1.2.1 and 36.4. Ringo and last-start winner Prince Turbo matched strides over 1000m in 1.2.4, the last 600 in 36.3, while Lyano and a Super Easy gelding. both trained by Mark Oulaghan, posted 1.3.6 and 36.3. Before Dawn and a Rip Van Winkle mare stablemate covered 1000m in 1.4.4, the last 600 in 36.5, and Makoura Lodge had Heavenly Echo for a partner over the same task in 1.4.8 and 37.2. De Gaulle, who placed at long odds last start, worked alone over 1000m in 1.6.6, the last 600 in 37.4, while a Per Incanto gelding and a Per Incanto filly, three-year-olds in the Oulaghan stable, recorded 1.4.2, the last 600 in 39 even. On the plough, Original Gangster, wearing blinkers, had Darryl Bradley in the saddle when warming up from the 1200m mark to be clocked from the 1000m in 1.3.5, the last 600 in 37.9. Glide Queen was another to work alone, and she left 1000m behind in 1.5.9, the last 600 in 37.7. Lincoln Star and He's A Freak went 800m together in 50.4, the last 600 in 37.3, and an un-named sister to Showing Grace (by Showcasing) took 51.4 and 37.2. Derecho and former northerner Salt 'n' Pepper were paired over 800m in 51 even, the last 600 in 38 even, and Lincoln Falls came up with 51.6 and 38.4. That's Amore and Platinum Invador (by Redwood) were together throughout 800m in 51.6, the last 600 in 38.6, and Platinum Invador, unplaced in one start during the winter, finished third at the Otaki trials. Stunning and Lincoln Fury were timed 800m in 51.9, the last 600 in 39 even, while Fruition and Falakros did a quiet round and a half before galloping 800m in 54.8, the last 600 in 39.5.
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Stravinsky mare Prosecco looked ready to begin a new campaign on a good note when she trialled at Awapuni this morning.

15 November 2018
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, November 15 By RON GURNEY Stravinsky mare Prosecco looked ready to begin a new campaign on a good note when she trialled at Awapuni this morning. The majority of fast work was on the plough (good), with one trial recorded on the course proper and one on the sand. Fog prevented the timing of some early gallops. Prosecco used the plough and had stable apprentice Danielle Hirini aboard over 800m in 52.5, quickening up to run the last 600 in 37.7. The winner of three from 21 starts, Prosecco has not raced for over a year, but finished second at the recent Otaki trials (1000m). She has trained on well. Rosetta and a Per Incanto gelding stablemate were paired over 1000m in 1.7.3, the last 600 in 38.5, while Sweepstake and last-start winner Prince Turbo went 800m, the last 600 in 38.8. Lisa Latta-trained maidens Hell Fire and Ben Jovi covered 800m in 51.7, the last 600 in 38.9, while an Alamosa gelding and a Rip Van Winkle filly, both trained by Mike Breslin, took 57.4 and 38.1. Windsor worked alone over 1000m in 1.15.1, the last 600 in 39.8, and Sunday's Waverley entrant Nighttronic (mdn 2200m) clocked 1.15.6 and 39.2. Last-start winner Last Chance had Robert Hannam in the saddle over a quiet 1000m in 1.12, the last 600 in 40.5, while a Niagara filly and an Iffraaj gelding, both trained by Mike Breslin, did 800m in 58 even and 41.8. A Pierro gelding and an Alamosa gelding, two more from the Breslin barn, sprinted 600m in 41.9, and a two-year-old by Sebring and a two-year-old by Reliable Man, both with Roydon Bergerson, sprinted 600m in 42.2. On the course proper (against the rail), Just Fabulous and Original Gangster were on terms throughout 1000m in 1.4.3, coming the final 800m in 49.4, the last 600 in 35.7. On the sand, a Cape Blanco-Woodsong mare trained by David Goldsbury covered 1000m 1.6.2, the last 600 in 37 even.
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Secret Allure enhanced her prospects for the NZ One Thousand Guineas at Riccarton on Saturday with a first-class trial at Awapuni this morning.

13 November 2018
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Tuesday, November 13 By RON GURNEY Secret Allure enhanced her prospects for the NZ One Thousand Guineas at Riccarton on Saturday with a first-class trial at Awapuni this morning. All fast work timed was on the plough (good), where Secret Allure was paired with stablemate Lincoln's Secret over a smart 800m in 48.3, the last in 600 in 36.5. This term, Secret Allure has yet to recapture some of the fine winning form last season as a two-year-old, when her two wins included the (Listed) Champagne Stakes (1200m) at Riccarton in May. However, she has been building steadily in the lower grades for this return trip to Christchurch with solid placings from her last two starts. She remains the dark horse for the Group 1 fillies' feature on Saturday. Lincoln's Secret (by Excelebration), a maiden winner last autumn, starts a fresh campaign at Awapuni on Thursday (r65 1550m No 2) and a big effort would not surprise given his trial this morning. Kapinos (Savabeel-Karla Bruni), who debuts in the maiden 3yo 1200m, had stablemate Windsor alongside over 1000m in 1.4.2, the last 600 in 37.5, and Kapinos goes racing with solid trial form to back the colt up. Shared Secrets (r72 2100m) warmed up from the 1200m to be timed from the 1000m in 1.5 even, the last 600 in 37.8, and she has improved with one race back from a spell. The blinkers go on. A Per Incanto filly trained by Mark Oulaghan did nice work over 1000m in 1.5.3, the last 600 in 37.9, and Rusty In Melbourne came up with 1.5.7 and 37 even. Lincoln Bay, in Thursday's r65 1550m (No 1), matched strides with un-raced Redwood four-year-old Chartwell over 800m in 50 seconds even, the last 600 in 37.1, and Wafer went alone in 51 even and 37.2. Ringo and maiden stablemate Before Dawn were on terms throughout 800m in 51.1, the last 600 in 37.9, while Sabatica and Tonsberg, both of whom have raced since the autumn, took 52.3 and 38.8. Former northerners Salt 'n' Pepper and Nighttronic, both trained by Marieke Simons, caught the eye with their 1000m in 1.2.6, the last 600 in 38.4, and Lyano, a winner last prep for trainer Mark Oulaghan, recorded 1.4.9 and 38.7. Don't Know Jack (by Jakkalberry), unplaced on debut in October, and a Super Easy gelding, both trained by Mark Oulaghan, ran 1000m in 1.6 even, the last 600 in 38.2. Salamanca, in Thursday's open 1200m, ended with 600m in 38 3, while Miss Doherty (r65 1550m No 1) and Rosetta covered the distance in 1.7.5 and 39.8. A Per Incanto gelding in the Oulaghan barn ran 800m in 54.3, the last 600 in 39.2, and Thursday entrants Lincoln Melody (r72 2100m), a last-start winner at Otaki, and Fictitious (r65 2100m) were kept to 800m in 55.5 and 41.1.
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He's A Freak and maiden stablemate Tout Sur Moi highlighted a quiet gallop morning at Awapuni today.

08 November 2018
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, November 8 By RON GURNEY He's A Freak and maiden stablemate Tout Sur Moi highlighted a quiet gallop morning at Awapuni today. The majority of fast work was on the plough (good), with one other timed on the sand. He's A Freak and Tout Sur Moi were paired on the plough over 800m in 49.9, the last 600 in 37.4. Bad draws have done He's a Freak no favours in two races back from a winter break, despite running well at the trials in September. He could turn it all around at short notice. Tout Sur Moi, a four-year-old mare by Pour Moi, was unplaced in two races earlier this year, but is making solid progress in a new campaign. Windsor and un-raced stablemate Kapinos (by Savabeel), who has performed well at the trials, covered 800m in 51.5, the last 600 in 37.4, while Prosecco and a Rip Van Winkle filly took 52.1 and 37.9. Wafer, who ran a fast-finishing third at Hawera last start, had Rosie Myers aboard over 1000m in 1.4.8, coming the final 800m in 51 even, the last 600 in 38.1. Lincoln Dreamer (by Savabeel), who has not raced since the autumn, and Maidstone Park were on terms throughout 800m in 51.1, the last 600 in 38.5, and Thien Ly was kept to 54.2 and 39.9. An Alamosa three-year-old and an Iffraaj four-year-old, geldings trained by Mike Breslin, sprinted 600m in 39.4, while Rusty In Melbourne was timed 800m in 54.4, the last 600 in 40.3. Miss Doherty had Rosetta for a partner over a quiet 800m in 55.5, the last 600 in 41.4, and Riccarton acceptor Du'blues (mdn 1400m) and a Saperavi maiden did a quiet round and a half before sprinting home 600m in 41.2 Sunday's Hawke's Bay candidates Falakros (mdn mile) and Fruition (r65 mile No 1) did two quiet rounds, ending in a 600m dash each time in 42.2 and 39.9 respectively. Beefeater, second in the Redcraze Bowl at Awapuni last Saturday, was kept to a quiet 800m, the last 600 in 42.1. On the sand, a Cape Blanco-Woodsong four-year-old mare trained by David Goldsbury, ended with 600m in 41.5.
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He's A Freak and maiden stablemate Tout Sur Moi highlighted a quiet gallop morning at Awapuni today.

08 November 2018
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK Thursday, November 8 By RON GURNEY He's A Freak and maiden stablemate Tout Sur Moi highlighted a quiet gallop morning at Awapuni today. The majority of fast work was on the plough (good), with one other timed on the sand. He's A Freak and Tout Sur Moi were paired on the plough over 800m in 49.9, the last 600 in 37.4. Bad draws have done He's a Freak no favours in two races back from a winter break, despite running well at the trials in September. He could turn it all around at short notice. Tout Sur Moi, a four-year-old mare by Pour Moi, was unplaced in two races earlier this year, but is making solid progress in a new campaign. Windsor and un-raced stablemate Kapinos (by Savabeel), who has performed well at the trials, covered 800m in 51.5, the last 600 in 37.4, while Prosecco and a Rip Van Winkle filly took 52.1 and 37.9. Wafer, who ran a fast-finishing third at Hawera last start, had Rosie Myers aboard over 1000m in 1.4.8, coming the final 800m in 51 even, the last 600 in 38.1. Lincoln Dreamer (by Savabeel), who has not raced since the autumn, and Maidstone Park were on terms throughout 800m in 51.1, the last 600 in 38.5, and Thien Ly was kept to 54.2 and 39.9. An Alamosa three-year-old and an Iffraaj four-year-old, geldings trained by Mike Breslin, sprinted 600m in 39.4, while Rusty In Melbourne was timed 800m in 54.4, the last 600 in 40.3. Miss Doherty had Rosetta for a partner over a quiet 800m in 55.5, the last 600 in 41.4, and Riccarton acceptor Du'blues (mdn 1400m) and a Saperavi maiden did a quiet round and a half before sprinting home 600m in 41.2 Sunday's Hawke's Bay candidates Falakros (mdn mile) and Fruition (r65 mile No 1) did two quiet rounds, ending in a 600m dash each time in 42.2 and 39.9 respectively. Beefeater, second in the Redcraze Bowl at Awapuni last Saturday, was kept to a quiet 800m, the last 600 in 42.1. On the sand, a Cape Blanco-Woodsong four-year-old mare trained by David Goldsbury, ended with 600m in 41.5.
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Lincoln's Command and Hell Fire, in the maiden miles at Otaki on Thursday, impressed in final work at Awapuni this morning.

06 November 2018
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK November 6 By RON GURNEY Lincoln's Command and Hell Fire, in the maiden miles at Otaki on Thursday, impressed in final work at Awapuni this morning. All fast gallops timed took place on the plough (good), where Lincoln's Command and Hell Fire were paired over 1000m in 1.5.8, the last 600 in 37.4. Lincoln's Command (by Pentire) did nothing on debut at Waipukurau recently after a poor beginning, but he has since shown his ability with an Otaki trial victory (1400m) last week. The blinkers go on. Hell Fire was unplaced on debut (Woodville) as well, but showed a lot of early pace before weakening out. Both horses have gained great benefit from their race-day outings and look big improvers. Time honours went to Before Dawn, who cut out 800m in 50 seconds even, the last 600 in 36.7. She was fourth fresh up at Waipukurau after some solid trial form. Onawing (r65 2200m) and Makoura Lodge (mdn mile No 2), both heading to Otaki, ran 1000m in 1.5.3, the last 600 in 37.9, which was strong work from two horses out of form. Sentimental Miss and Viva La Platinum, rivals in the maiden 3yo 1400m, covered 800m in 49.8, the last 600 in 37.2, and Sentimental Miss ran an eye-catching third at Waipukurau last start. Thursday's entrant Glide Queen (mdn 1200m) cruised over 800m in 54.5, the last 600 in a nice 37.9, while an Iffraaj gelding and a Niagara filly, both trained by Mike Breslin, went 55.8 and 37.8. Nighttronic sprinted 600m in 37.7. Bruno Kelly (mdn 3yo 1400m) had a Super Easy gelding alongside over 1000m in 1.5.1, the last 600 in 38.7, and Higher Power (mdn 3yo 1400m) went alone in 1.6.3 and 38.9. Paddy Bourke left 1000m behind in 1.8.2, the last 600 in 38.8, and a Per Incanto gelding trained by Roydon Bergerson sprinted 600m in 38.8. Hank Moody (r72 mile) had Tim Johnson in the saddle over 1000m in 1.5.6, the last 600 in 39.2, and his stablemate Exceptional, a winner last autumn, ran 800m in 52.3, the last 600 in 39 even. Fruition and Falakros did two quiet rounds, sprinting home 600m each time in 39.9 and 41.6 respectively. Hypatia did a quiet round and picked up stablemate Prince Turbo (mdn mile No 1) on the second lap to run home 800m in 52.4, the last 600 in 40.1. Lincoln Melody (r72 mile) and Quatromosa were not after time over 800m in 55.7, the last 600 in 40 seconds even. Quatromosa (by Alamosa) debuts in the maiden 3yo 1400m. Derecho (mdn mile No 1) was kept to 800m in 54.5, the last 600 in 41.7. He resumed at Woodville recently, but didn't exactly get the rub of the green.
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King Cougar, Ringo and New Plymouth visitor Art Deco all worked in superb fashion at Awapuni this morning.

01 November 2018
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK November 1 By RON GURNEY King Cougar, Ringo and New Plymouth visitor Art Deco all worked in superb fashion at Awapuni this morning. Fast work took place on the No 1 grass (dead), on the plough (good), with one gallop recorded on the sand (good). King Cougar and Ringo were paired up on the No 1 grass and reeled off 1000m in 1.1.9, the last 600 in 36.6, which augurs well for their engagements at the Feilding meeting on Saturday.. King Cougar (r82 1550m) can bounce back to winning form after finishing unplaced at Trentham last Saturday. He will strike more favourable track conditions at Awapuni, where Levin apprentice Sam O'Malley claims 4kg again. Ringo (Feilding Cup), who steps up over a middle-distance for the first time in three and a half years, is not getting any younger, but he continues to gallop well in training. He will probably not like conditions too wet. Art Deco, whose owners have connections with King Cougar and Ringo as well, was ridden by Robert Hannam this morning, and the mare cruised over 800m in 50.1, the last 600 in 37.1. She blotted the copybook in last week's Thompson Hcp at Trentham after a wide draw that day did her no favours. Stable apprentice Wiremu Pinn claims 2kg again, but the mare drops 2.5kg to 53.5kg. The majority of other gallops were on the plough, where He's A Freak and an Alamosa filly ran 800m in 50.1, the last 600 in 36.4. It was impressive work. Hypatia and Prince Turbo came up with 52 even and 36.9. Lisa Latta-trained maidens Passing Glance and Authentic Charm, both warming up for new campaigns, were on terms throughout 800m in 50.2, the last 600 in 37 even. A Shamexpress gelding and an Edenwold gelding, two more from the Latta barn, covered 800m in 52.1, the last 600 in 37.9. Redcraze Bowl runner Salamanca, who will race without blinkers, and Sweepstake matched strides over 800m in 51.4, the last 600 in 38 even. Salamanca will not mind the easing in track conditions, and will be ridden by Leah Hemi for the first time. Duplicity, who let an army of supporters down at Trentham last week, did a quiet round before gathering speed from the winning post (1400m) to complete 1000m in 1.7.7, the last 600 in 38.8. Unplaced maidens Lincoln Fury (by All Too Hard) and Lincoln Hanover (by Showcasing), both trained by Lisa Latta, ran 800m in 51.6, the last 600 in 38.1. Lincoln Star, in on Saturday (r65 1400m), had Akela Belle for a partner over 800m in 52.8, the last 600 in 38.1, and Dreams Of Platinum (r65 1200m) went alone in 54.9 and 39.8. Sligo cruised over 1000m in 1.7.7, the last 600 in 39.6, and Bella Margarita (r72 2100m), with trainer Lucy Tanner aboard, clocked 1.10.6 and 39.3. Miss Doherty (r65 1400m) and Rosetta (r65 1550m) were not chasing time over 1000m in 1.10.7, the last 600 in 40.5, and Last Chance (r65 1200m) was kept to 56.1 for 800m, the last 600 in 42 even. On the sand, Exhibit (r65 1400m) skipped over 800m in 51.4, the last 600 in 37.6, and she won at the Feilding Cup meeting 12 months ago (1250m) at long odds.
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De Gaulle enhanced his prospects for the Feilding meeting on Saturday with a bold semi-final trial at Awapuni this morning (Tuesday).

30 October 2018
Deanna Carr
AWAPUNI TRACKWORK October 30 By RON GURNEY De Gaulle enhanced his prospects for the Feilding meeting on Saturday with a bold semi-final trial at Awapuni this morning (Tuesday). Fast work took place on the middle of the course proper (dead) and on the plough (good). A majority of the horses timed were entered for the Feilding meeting. De Gaulle used the course proper and began from the 1200m peg, picking up stablemate Heavenly Echo to complete 1000m together in 1.2.5, the last 600 in 36.6. De Gaulle scored second up at Te Rapa in August and has not started since. However, this morning's workout suggested he is well forward again for the r82 1550m on his home track this Saturday. His stablemate Heavenly Echo is making good progress after posting two fourths from three starts. Salamanca (open 1400m) and Jessiegee (r72 1400m) did nice work over 800m in 50.7, the last 600 in 36.7, and Salamanca drops to a competitive weight. Jessiegee has been freshened, and finished second at the Waverley trials (1000m) two weeks ago. Not to be denied any recognition, Veracious (r72 2100m) and Fruition (r65 1550m) galloped 800m in 50.7 as well, the last 600 in 36.8. They deserve respect on home turf this week. Last Chance and Dreams Of Platinum, likely rivals in the r65 1200m, were paired over 800m in 51.3, the last 600 in 36.9, which was very good work, but Last Chance has not won a race for over two years. However, he may go well fresh. Ravenhill (r65 1550m) and last-start Egmont winner Obrigado (r72 2100m) matched strides over 1000m in 1.5.9, the last 600 in 37.6, and Ravenhill will be much improved from a resuming run at Tauherenikau. Heavens Keep, who reverts to 1400m at Feilding, had stablemate Bella Margarita (r72 2100m) alongside over 1000m in 1.6.2, the last 600 in 37.8. Platinum Volos (r65 1200m) and Master Lincoln (r65 1400m) were on terms throughout 800m in 52.1, the last 600 in 37.8, while their stablemates Johnny Lincoln (r65 1550m) and Brahmarahma came up with 52.5 and 37.9. Brahmarahma was entered for both Taranaki and Feilding. Beefeater, in the open sprint on Saturday second-up from a spell, had Miss Doherty (r65 1400m) for a partner when increasing pace from the 1000m peg to complete the final 800m in 52.7, the last 600 in 38.1. Beefeater finished second in the same race 12 months ago. Battle Creek (r65 1400m) had trainer Gene Andrew aboard over 1000m in 1.8.9, the last 600 in 38.6. On the plough, Lincoln Star (r65 1400m) and Lincoln Dreamer really caught the eye with their 800m in 50.3, the last 600 in 37.8. These two are ready to fire up in new campaigns. Du'blues, trained by Ashley Meadows, paired up with Roydon Bergerson-trained Original Gangster to run 1000m in 1.3.5, the last 600 in 38.6, and Glide Queen went alone in 1.8.1 and 38.4. Nighttronic, trained by Marieke Simons, and a Raise The Flag mare with David Hayes ran 800m in 52.3, the last 600 in 38.9, while Derecho, trained by Matthew Eales, and former northerner Salt 'n' Pepper (Simons) clocked 54.1 and 38.8. Un-raced three-year-old Kapinos (by Savabeel), who has solid trial form, and a Pins gelding went a quiet 800m in 54.2, the last 600 in 40.3, and their stablemates Rosetta, in on Saturday, and Sligo were kept to a 600m sprint in 40.9.
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Paddy Bourke suggested he was upset material at Trentham on Saturday with a first-class final trial at Awapuni this morning.

25 October 2018
Deanna Carr
Thursday, October 25 By RON GURNEY Paddy Bourke suggested he was upset material at Trentham on Saturday with a first-class final trial at Awapuni this morning. All fast work was on the plough (good), where Paddy Bourke had his race-day jockey Tim Johnson aboard over a smart 1000m in 1.2.6, the last 600 in 37.5. This followed a very respectable gallop on Tuesday. The Patapan gelding is fresh up in the r82 1200m, and 12 previous races at Trentham include a win, two seconds, two thirds and two fourths. The one victory was over 1200 metres in March this year. Prosecco and Ravenhill, who bypass racing this weekend, were paired over 800m in 50.8, the last 600 in 37.4, while Last Chance and Wellington entrant Princess Amelie (3yo 1200m) recorded 51.5 and 37.7. Princess Amelie scored fresh up at Hastings last month and was then caught far too wide in the Hawke's Bay Guineas. She can make amends in a small field this Saturday, back to 1200 metres. A Showcasing filly and a Pour Moi filly, both trained by Lisa Latta, warmed up from the 800m (52.5) to run home the last 600 in 37.9. Wellington runner Hank Moody (r72 mile) did strong work over 1000m in 1.3.1, the last 600 in 38 even, and he was ridden by Tim Johnson, who takes the mount on Saturday. Johnson is now out of his time and cannot claim. Duplicity (r82 2400m) improved on his Tuesday gallop to work over 1000m in 1.4 even, coming the final 800m in 50.9, the last 600 in 38.3. He looks ready to put his foot in the till again. Onawing (r65 2200m) did similar work as to what she did on Tuesday and covered 1000m in 1.5.2, with the final 800m taking 51.7, the last 600 in 38.5. She has a wide draw, with the services of Jasmine Fawcett (a2). Onawing's race rival Bella Margarita had trainer Lucy Tanner aboard when running 1000m in 1.6.4, the last 600 in 38.9, and this mare has claims for some of the money. Un-raced three-year-old gelding Ajay Lincoln (by Sebring) and stablemate Lincoln Bay ran 800m in 51.1, the last 600 in 38 even, and Obrigado went alone in 51.9 and 38.1. Mark Oulaghan-trained Lyano (by Thano), a last-start maiden winner almost 12 months ago, ran 800m in 51.7, the last 600 in 38.8, while Brahmarahma and a Nom de Jeu maiden took 52.1 and 38.3. Wellington runners Manhattan Street (r82 1200m) and That's Amore (r65 1400m) were not extended over 800m in 52.8, the last 600 in 38.2, while a Rip Van Winkle filly and a Niagara filly, both trained by Mike Breslin, sprinted 600m in 38 even. Jessiegee and Lincoln Honey were not after time over 800m in 54.1, the last 600 in 39.2, and Nighttronic, trained by Marieke Simons, ended with 600m in 39.9. Master Fin, who has not been seen since winning a lower grade middlle-distance double at the 2016 Wellington Cup carnival, ran 1000m in 1.7.9, the last 600 in 40.4. He was fornerly with Tracy Collis, but is now with Mark Oulaghan. Miss Doherty was timed 800m in 54 even, the last 600 in 40.4, and Sweepstake was given an easy 800m, ending with 600 in 42.8.
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Authentic Paddy, Lincoln Raider, Johnny Lincoln and He's A Freak, all trained by Lisa Latta, lapped up the perfect conditions on the plough at Awapuni this morning.

23 October 2018
Deanna Carr
Tuesday, October 23 By RON GURNEY Authentic Paddy, Lincoln Raider, Johnny Lincoln and He's A Freak, all trained by Lisa Latta, lapped up the perfect conditions on the plough at Awapuni this morning. Authentic Paddy, ridden by his old partner Robert Hannam, had Lincoln Raider alongside when reeling off 1000m in 1.2.9, coming the final 800m in 48.7, the last 600 in 36.7. Authentic Paddy finished third fresh up in the Foxbridge Plate (1200m) in August, but has not paid a dividend in four outings since then, beating just three home in the Livamol Classic last start. He reverts to 1600 metres for Saturday's Group 3 Thompson Handicap at Trentham, where he has chalked up two of his 11 career wins. Lincoln Raider has been working up nicely. Not to be denied this morning, their stablemates Johnny Lincoln and He's A Freak did fantastic work as well, covering 800m in 48.9, the last 600 in 36.8. They are both entered for the r65 mile at Waipukurau on Thursday, with some much improved form pending. Paddy Bourke, resuming in the r82 1200m at Wellington, caught the eye with his 1000m in 1.4.2, the last 600 in 37.2. He was a winner at Trentham (1200m) last autumn. Waipukurau runner Sentimental Miss (mdn 3yo 1350m) and Wellington entrant Princess Amelie (3yo 1200m) ran 800m in 52 even, the last 600 in 37.3 and Veloce, in on Thursday (mdn 1350m), recorded 52 even and 37.4. Shared Secrets, with Tim Johnson aboard, covered 1000m in 1.3.4, the last 600 in 38.1, and Wellington entrant Onawing (r65 2200m) came up with 1.4.5 and 38.2. That's Amore (r65 1400m) and Platinum Volos matched strides over 800m in 52.4, the last 600 in 38.3, and Waipukurau runner My Calendar Girl (mdn 1200m) went alone in 54.5 and 38.4. Christiano, trained at Marton by Tennielle Bishop, did a quiet round before galloping 1000m in 1.7.2, the last 600 in 39 even, and the Chianti gelding goes to Waipukurau (mdn mile) with useful form. Wellington prospect Duplicity (r82 2400m) left 1000m behind in 1.7.3, the last 600 in 39.2, while Lincoln's Command (by Pentire) and Maidstone Park (by Ocean Park), both on debut at Waipukurau, ran 800m in 53 even, the last 600 in 39.2. Windsor (r72 1200m) was not after time over 800m in 53.9, the last 600 in 39.7, while his stablemates Rosetta (r65 mile) and Wellington runner Hank Moody (r72 mile) and were kept to 1000m in 1.9.5 and 41.1. Fruition (r65 mile), who needs a scratching at Waipukurau, clocked 1.15.7 and 42.5. The side winkers go on.
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