Trackwork

Trackwork 21st September

Two Madison’s run of form is set to continue judging by the way the merging stayer worked at Matamata on Tuesday morning ahead of this weekend’s home track meeting. Intermittent fog prevented the timing of a number of gallops and restricted sectional timing of various...

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Trackwork 14th September

Avantage and Dragon Leap kept themselves right in contention for the Tarzino Trophy when they galloped impressively at Matamata on Tuesday morning ahead of the opening day of the Hawke’s Bay carnival. Hastings feature race candidates were allowed use of the course...

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Trackwork 17th August

Le Sablier looked right on target for her New Plymouth Interprovincial Championship mission when she galloped impressively at Matamata on Tuesday morning. Working 20 metres out on the heavy course proper with raceday rider Erin Leighton in the saddle, Le Sablier had...

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Trackwork 27th July

Angelica was at home in the heavy conditions at Matamata on Tuesday as she prepared for Saturday’s Taumarunui meeting at Rotorua. Working right-handed 18 metres out on the course proper, Angelica (Wratten) and Praetorian (McCall) worked away from the winning post to...

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Trackwork 13th July

A reminder of upcoming spring feature racing was provided at Matamata on Tuesday morning when leading members of the star-studded Te Akau string had their training stepped up on the course proper. Work took place right-handed wide out, where the going was slow....

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Trackwork 6th July

Te Rapa-bound pair Treasure State and Escudo drew attention to their weekend prospects when they galloped at Matamata on Tuesday morning. Working right-handed wide out on the heavy course proper, Treasure State (Yanagida) and Escudo (Kumagai) worked away quietly from...

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Trackwork 1st June

Je Suis Tiger and Roll The Gold took time honours during a Tuesday morning trackwork session when heavy fog prevented the recording of most gallops. Working right-handed wide out on a dead course proper, Je Suis Tiger (Fawcett) and Roll The Gold (Kumar) kept up a...

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Trackwork 25th May

Thunder underlined his Ellerslie weekend prospects with a sound gallop at Matamata on Tuesday morning. Working on the No. 1 sand, Thunder (P Turner) wasn’t after time but still impressed as he cut out his last 1000m in 1:05.4 and final 600m in 39.6. The Bob...

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Trackwork 11th May

MATAMATA Paisley Park looked the part ahead of his weekend assignment in the Rotorua Cup when he galloped impressively at Matamata on Tuesday morning. Working right-handed 20 metres out on a dead course proper, Paisley Park (Wratten) appeared to enjoy his hitout as he...

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Trackwork 4th May

Te Rapa two-year-old feature candidates Synchronize and Noverre looked sharp as they prepared for weekend racing at Matamata on Tuesday morning. Galloping on the plough, Synchronize (D Johnson) and Noverre (Bosson) strode into their work down the back straight and...

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