Trackwork

11th June

English Rose looked set for a return to winning form on the weekend when she galloped impressively at Matamata this morning. Working 12 metres out on heavy course proper, English Rose (T Harris) and Bojangles (Burdan) strode over 1200m in 1:22.2, with the last 1000m...

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4th June

Recollect and Angelica looked in good order for upcoming engagements when they galloped together on the course proper at Matamata this morning. With the markers out 25 metres and the going heavy, fast times were out of the question, but Recollect (Wratten) and...

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28th May

Ellerslie weekend candidates Burgundy Belle and Shoshone caught the eye when working together at Matamata this morning. Galloping on the course proper, where the footing was slow 18 metres out, Burgundy Belle (T Harris) and Shoshone (Lammas) were well matched over...

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May 21st

Hello M’Lady and Qian Gua prepared for weekend racing with impressive work at Matamata this morning. Galloping on the course proper, where the going was slow 12 metres out, Hello M’Lady (A Jones) and Quin Gua (T Harris) were paired in solid work, covering 1200m in...

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14th May

Paisley Park looked on target for weekend racing at Te Rapa when he worked impressively at Matamata this morning. Galloping solo 13 metres out on the course proper, where the going was on the far end of slow, Paisley Park (Coleman) strode over 1200m in 1:20, with his...

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30th April

Folk Dress and Louis Luck shaped up well for Te Rapa on Saturday with a smart gallop at Matamata this morning. Most work took place 18 metres out on a heavy course proper, when fog interrupted timing of some gallops. The Jamie Richards-trained pair Folk Dress (C...

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23rd April

Supera looked in good shape for Saturday’s Travis Stakes when she got through sound work at Matamata this morning. Galloping 18 metres out on a heavy course proper, Supera (Coleman) set off over ground to run 1200m in 1:21.3, with the last 1000m in 1:07.1 and 600m in...

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15th April

Manco Easter Handicap candidates took centre-stage at Matamata this morning as they prepared for Saturday’s Ellerslie feature. On the course proper, where the going was dead with the markers in the 23-metre position, Mongolianconqueror was ridden by raceday rider...

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2nd April

Volpe Veloce, Supera and Our Abbadean all worked pleasingly at Matamata this morning ahead of the final Group One race of the season, the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes at Te Aroha. After overnight rain most fast work took place on the course proper, where...

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26th March

Equinox drew attention to his Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes prospects when he overshadowed pre-post favourite Yourdeel in training at Matamata this morning. On the plough Equinox (Miller) and Yourdeel (Bosson) were sent over 1000m, which they cut out in 1:03.4 and...

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