Te Akau Trentham Saturday Preview

Date: 6 Jan 2023

Te Akau Trentham Saturday Preview


Te Akau Racing has two horses entered on Saturday 7 January at Trentham.

Weather: fine, track: Soft5, rail: out 4.5 metres. 3mls rain forecast Friday, 8mls Saturday.


2:28 p.m. R3 4 On the Bubbles (4 g Brazen Beau - More Bubbles) - Jonathan Riddell; he resumed with a strong finish for third in the Rating 87 1200 metres on Boxing Day at Otaki, and contests the $40,000 Open Handicap 1100 metres. He finished second to stable-mate and Champion Three-Year-Old Imperatriz (I Am Invincible) in the Levin Classic (Gr. 1, 1600m) at his only course attempt, won Sires' Produce (Gr. 1, 1400m) on soft ground, and rates a top three chance. Fixed odds: $3.50 & $1.30.

4:48 p.m. R7 8 Leaderboard (8 g Street Cry - Flower Fairy) - Michael McNab; he was freshened following running fifth in the New Zealand Cup (Gr. 3, 3200m) during Cup Week at Riccarton, and remained back in his trial over a sprint trip on 23 December at Matamata. He won the New Zealand St Leger (Listed, 2600m) here last season with McNab aboard, handles give in the ground, and is capable of a bold showing in the $60,000 Japac Homes Marton Cup (Listed, 2200m). Fixed odds: $15.00 & $4.20.


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