Trackwork

10th December

In A Twinkling looked all set for Saturday’s Waikato Cup assignment when he galloped impressively at Matamata this morning. Working 15 metres on a dead course proper, In A Twinkling had raceday rider Troy Harris in the saddle as he and fellow Te Rapa candidate Mazzuro...

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26th November

Exciting three-year-old Dragon Leap looked ready for the step up to stakes company this weekend when he galloped impressively at Matamata. On the plough Dragon Leap (Yanagida) was partnered by stablemate Cia Siu Bao (Kozaki) in a solid 1000m hitout, running the...

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12th November

Supera and Tiptronic underlined their fitness for Saturday’s Gartshore Tauranga Stakes when they galloped at Matamata this morning. On the course proper, where the going was dead 18 metres out, Supera had raceday rider Michael Coleman in the saddle when she worked...

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5th November

Harlech looked on target for Saturday’s New Zealand 2000 Guineas when he got through his final serious work at Matamata this morning. The last-start Sarten Memorial winner had his Guineas rider Cameron Lammas back in the saddle for a solo gallop on the course proper,...

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22nd October

Polly Grey looked ready for another winning effort on the weekend when she galloped impressively at Matamata this morning. Working late in the session after the slow ground 20 metres out on the course proper had cut up considerably, Polly Grey (Kozaki) was partnered...

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8th October

Tweedledee and Spring Heat looked on target for their home track engagements this weekend when they worked impressively together at Matamata on Tuesday morning. With first use of the course proper where the going was dead 22 metres out, Tweedledee (Yoto) and Spring...

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1st October

Melody Belle looked every bit the hot favourite to complete the Hawke’s Bay triple crown as she got through her major Livamol Classic gallop at Matamata this morning. With raceday rider Opie Bosson in the saddle, Melody Belle and stablemate Savy Yong Blonk (T Harris)...

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27th August

Melody Belle and Avantage looked sharp for their weekend engagements when they galloped stylishly at Matamata this morning. Working right-handed 15 metres on the heavy course proper, Melody Belle and Avantage were ridden by their respective raceday jockeys Michael...

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20th August

Uncle Ern and King Khalid flagged their prospects for Hastings next week with a smart gallop at Matamata this morning. On the sand Uncle Ern (C Grylls) and King Khalid (S McKay) cut out 1000m in 1:02.5 and finished off with an impressive final 600m in 35.4. The Jacob...

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August 13th

Stablemates Melody Belle and Te Akau Shark did all that was expected of them in the heavy conditions at Matamata this morning as they prepared for Saturday’s US Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate. Course proper gallops took place right-handed 20 metres, where raceday jockey...

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