Te Akau Weekend Trackwork
9 Feb 2019
Te Akau track work highlights – Saturday 9 February –
On track to race at Te Aroha on Wednesday, Qiji Crystal (M McNab) and Fabulous Flight (D Miller) paired up to gallop over 1200 metres in 1.19.4, final 600 in 36.7.
Preparing for the $100,000 Group 2 Avondale Cup (Open 2400m) at Ellerslie next Saturday, Chance To Dance (C Grylls) worked nicely over an easy 1200 metres in 1.29.4, last 600 in 42.2. On track to race in the Rating 82 1600 metres at Matamata on Breeders Stakes day, She’s Not Bad (J Kamruddin) also worked over an easy 1200 metres, running similar times.
Our Abbadean (D Miller) looked good working at three quarter pace over 800 metres in 1.02.2, last 600 in 45.8.
Enduring Love (M McNab) was hitting out well when galloping over an easy 1000 metres in 1.10, home in 40. You’re Welcome (C Burdan) also worked over an easy 1000 metres, running home in very similar time.
Full Of Grace (C Burdan) worked at three quarter pace over 1200 metres in 1.32, quickening in the straight to finish in 41.5.
Te Aroha race rivals Jet Set (D Miller) and Golden Age (M McNab) galloped 1200 metres in 1.20, last 600 in 36.4.
Wide Awake (N Bakar) worked at three quarter pace over 1000 metres in 1.17, last 600 in 46. Miss Scandinavia (J Kamaruddin) also worked at three quarter pace over 1000 metres, running home in similar time.
Sasso Corbaro (M McNab) worked strongly at three quarter pace over 1000 metres, running the final 600 in 44.1.
Rock Idol (C Grylls) galloped on his own over an easy 1000 metres in 1.09.7, last 600 in 39.8.
Prise De Fer (M McNab) and In A Twinkling (D Miller) galloped nicely over 1200 metres in 1.22.1, last 600 in 39. Both horses aim toward racing in the $100,000 Group 2 Avondale Guineas (3YO SW, 2100m) at Ellerslie next Saturday.
Readying to race at Te Aroha on Wednesday, Te Akau Dragon (M McNab) galloped in company over 1000 metres in 1.06, last 600 in 38.
Beau Geste (D Miller) galloped on his own over 1200 metres, running the final 1000 in 1.08, home in 39.