30th April

Folk Dress and Louis Luck shaped up well for Te Rapa on Saturday with a smart gallop at Matamata this morning. Most work took place 18 metres out on a heavy course proper, when fog interrupted timing of some gallops. The Jamie Richards-trained pair Folk Dress (C...

23rd April

Supera looked in good shape for Saturday’s Travis Stakes when she got through sound work at Matamata this morning. Galloping 18 metres out on a heavy course proper, Supera (Coleman) set off over ground to run 1200m in 1:21.3, with the last 1000m in 1:07.1 and 600m in...

15th April

Manco Easter Handicap candidates took centre-stage at Matamata this morning as they prepared for Saturday’s Ellerslie feature. On the course proper, where the going was dead with the markers in the 23-metre position, Mongolianconqueror was ridden by raceday rider...

2nd April

Volpe Veloce, Supera and Our Abbadean all worked pleasingly at Matamata this morning ahead of the final Group One race of the season, the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes at Te Aroha. After overnight rain most fast work took place on the course proper, where...