Trackwork at Pukekura Raceway
Tuesday 4th July 2017
Gallops took place on the sand.
The impressive Tauranga winner, Art Deco, worked in company with You’ll Do Me, running 800m the last 600m in 40.1. Art Deco is progressing well and is aimed for the Powerworx Opunake Cup on his home track in a couple of weeks.
The Wheeler trained jumpers Wai Not and Zed Case worked strongly over 3 rounds the last 600m in 42. Both are improving fitness wise.
A Cape Blanco filly, with Susan Rainford, showed dash running 600m in 39.2.
Mendip and a Wheeler 2 yo by Darci Brahma ran an easy 600 in 40.3.
Pentathlon, in his first reappearance at the track, ran 1000m with Irish Flame, the last 600 in 39.4.
The McBeth duo of Katie McKeen and Sakura ran a solid 1400m, the last 600m in 41.1. Both have tremendous home track records.
Time honours of the day went to Gypsy Fair who worked solo, the last 600m in 38.5. He is another set for the Opunake Cup.
The maiden, Mauna Kea, also worked strongly the last 600m in 38.6.
The Wheeler jumpers Newstead and High Demand also worked over 3 rounds, the last 600m in 41.9. Newstead has excuses for the last start failure and will win a maiden hurdles in short notice.
Wynthorpe ran an easy 600m in 42 seconds and is progressing well after a brief let up.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY next race day at Pukekura Raceway, PowerWorx Opunake Cup, Saturday 22nd July.