Trackwork 30th March

Two-year-olds preparing for the Manawatu Sires’ Stakes were the centre of attention at Matamata on Tuesday, when they were allowed to gallop against the course proper rail. On going rated Dead 6, Bonny Lass (C Grylls) impressed working with Dragon Biscuit (Yanagida)...

Trackwork 23rd March

Prise De Fer looked on song for Saturday’s Japan Trophy when he galloped at Matamata on Tuesday morning. Working on the plough, Prise De Fer (Bosson) went with Leaderboard (Harris) over 1200m in 1:17.2, quickening from the 1000m in 1:02.8 and completing the hitout...

Trackwork 16th March

Wellington Guineas candidates Brando and Need I Say More looked primed for their Trentham weekend assignment when paired in an impressive gallop at Matamata on Tuesday morning. Working on the plough, Brando (Bosson) and Need I Say More (Harris) were well matched over...

Trackwork 9th March

Class racemares Melody Belle and Avantage looked on right on target for their weekend clash in the Bonecrusher NZ Stakes when they galloped stylishly at Matamata on Tuesday morning. Most fast work took place on the course proper, where the going was slow and the...

Trackwork 2nd March

Leading Vodafone Derby prospects Rocket Spade and Tokorangi looked the part at Matamata on Tuesday in their main work ahead of this weekend’s classic. Rocket Spade (C Grylls) was paired with race rival Perfect Scenario (Bosson) on the plough, where they set off over...