Trackwork 13th April

Avantage (Bosson) and Aotea Lad (Roustoby) also left a big impression over 1200m in 1:16.6, 1000m in 1:02.6 and finishing off with 600m in 34.1. Like Levante, Avantage is in capital order for the Group One feature, while Aotea Lad has to be tough in Saturday’s R74...

Trackwork 6th April

Leading NZ Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes candidates Avantage and Levante both looked in good order for their Te Aroha assignment when they worked at Matamata on Tuesday morning. Avantage (Bosson) galloped in company with Aotea Lad (Roustoby) on the plough, where they...

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...