Trackwork at Pukekura Raceway
Tuesday 20th December 2016
Course Proper. Markers Outside. Dead 

All gallops took place on the outside of the course proper, where the track was Dead.

I Am Poppy continued her work towards an early January start, accompanied by stablemate Vincent – by Burgundy. They completed easy work over 1000 increasing the speed from the 600 in 39.20. Vincent makes his debut 2yo 1000m at Farmlands Family Fun Day on the 27th.

Carlow and Cottoneva reeled off 1200m coming home the last 600 in 38.90. Both horses looks strong to the line. Cottoneva makes her debut at the local Christmas Eve meeting over 1600m.

Willbeokay and Ellies Empress went together over 1000m, the last 600 in 38.95. Both line up on Saturday at New Plymouth.

Catwomandu and Twosnotenough matched strides over 1200m, the last 600m in a brick 36 even. Both horse have benefited from recent racing and are likely to run next at Awapuni on the 26th, and Stratford on the 31st, respectively. Both preferring the better tracks.

Icehouse and Absolutelyme paired up over 1000m, running home strongly from the 600, in 37.55. Both horses have thrived in recent weeks and will show over Christmas and New Year.

Jackson Road and Telluwot went strongly over 1000, the last 600 in 37.25. Both horses look well.

Woodbine Lad and Fascino Lass worked in strong fashion over 1200 finishing off the 600 in 37.63. Both horses have gone forward since last racing and are expected to show up at New Plymouth meetings.

Just The Tip and Battle Kat, with Janelle Millar, worked over 1000m, running the last 600m in 39.25.

Smoken Hot with Robbie Patterson worked to the 800 increasing the speed through the 600 to post in 37.35.

Rhiza, with trainer Miranda Dravitzki aboard, worked over 1000, the last 600 in 38.10. Rhiza returns to racing on Saturday.

Macklemore and Vencedora worked together over 1600 with the last 600 in 38.15. Vencedora starts on Saturday.

Sakura worked solo over 1600m, galloping strongly to the line, the last 600 in 38.95. Sakura continues to race well without any recent luck. She will race in the 1800m on Saturday.

Dynamite Lucy and Madam Bullbars worked over 1000, the last 600m in 38.23. Both line up local Christmas meetings.

Whispering and Isola Bella continued their impressive work, working together from the 1000m in strong fashion the las 600m in 37.26. whispering is a possible starter on at Awapuni.

Heistheone and Ledbury worked over 1000m the last 600m on 38.7.

Kaiwaka and Miss Percynallity stepped out over 1000m, covering the last 600m in 37.88 seconds. Both start at Pukekura Raceway on their exclusive Saturday thoroughbred meeting.

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Tuesday 20 December 2016