Trackwork

Trackwork 19th January

Karaka Million contendors were the centre of attention at Matamata this morning along with those set to contest support races on Saturday’s big Ellerslie twilight card. On the plough, leading Karaka Million 3YO Classic prospect Amarelinha (Bosson) was paired with race...

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Trackwork 12th January

Leading Telegraph prospects Avantage and Spring Heat looked right on target for Saturday’s big Trentham sprint when they galloped stylishly at Matamata on Tuesday. On the plough, Avantage (T Harris) was partnered by Tauranga Friday entry Romantic Lady (Kamaruddin)...

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Trackwork 15th December

Landry and Extortion underlined their weekend prospects at Te Rapa with smart work at Matamata on Tuesday morning, where most gallops took place on the plough. The Cody Cole-trained pair Landry (Donoghue) and Extortion (Newman) worked over 1200m, setting off steadily...

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Trackwork 8th December

Savy Yong Blonk confirmed favouritism for Saturday’s Waikato Cup with impressive work at Matamata on Tuesday morning. Galloping on a dead plough, Savy Yong Blonk (D Johnson) strode boldly over 1200m in 1:19, finishing off with 600m in 36.6. Savy Yong Blonk has trained...

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Trackwork 24th November

Vamos Bebe looked ready for her return to competition at Ellerslie on Saturday when she galloped stylishly at Matamata on Tuesday morning. On a good plough, Vamos Bebe (T Harris) travelled strongly throughout 1000m in 1:04.8, with the final 600m in 36.8. The Jamie...

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Trackwork 27th October

Yearn was in good form at Matamata on Tuesday as she prepared for Saturday’s Pukekohe meeting. Galloping on the plough, Yearn (Tynan) was in her usual enthusiastic mood as she rattled off a smart 1000m in 1:03, finishing with a final 600m in 35.9. The Karen...

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Trackwork 20th October

Rocket Spade was one of a number of talented three-year-olds preparing for weekend feature racing at Te Rapa when he galloped impressively at Matamata on Tuesday morning. On the course proper, where the going was slow 22 metres out, Rocket Spade (Yanagida) was...

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Trackwork 13th October

  Livamol Classic contenders were the centre of attention at Matamata on Tuesday morning, when leading candidates Melody Belle and Avantage took time honours. Melody Belle (T Harris) and Avantage (Bosson) were paired in solid work on the course proper, where the...

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Trackwork 6th October

Exciting three-year-old Rocket Spade shaped up for Saturday’s Team Wealleans Matamata Cup meeting with an impressive hitout on Tuesday morning. Most work took place on the plough, with intermittent fog affecting some timing. Rocket Spade (Yanagida) was paired with...

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Trackwork 29th September

Avantage turned around her trackwork from two weeks ago when she led fellow class racemare Melody Belle in a testing hitout at Matamata on Tuesday morning. With significant overnight rain continuing into the session, conditions were far from ideal. Windsor Park Plate...

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