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Trackwork

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 02 June, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 02 June, 2004, 12:00am
 

RACE ONE, RATED 60-40 (C4), 1,650 METRES


Silverbird has done well since joining Tony Cruz. He worked with plenty of zest when jumping out of the gates on Monday and clocking 22.3 seconds over 400 metres. Justinian looks fit and well and has worked positively in a series of gallops. Saluzi hit the line strongly in his 1,200 metres gallop (1:20.3) on Monday. Horace's Horse hasn't galloped since his last run on May 19 but nonetheless looks in good shape.


RACE TWO, RATED 40-15 (C5), 1,800 METRES


La Merveille looks in fantastic order and has worked promisingly for Torsten Mundry in a series of gallops. Fortune Lad clocked 55.8 in a recent 800 metres gallop in a sound piece of work. Tweet is displaying a shade more zest in his work now. Food Lover looks fit and well and has worked quite steadily since his run on April 14.


RACE THREE, RATED 55-35 (C4), 1,200 METRES


Red Baron finished third in an all-weather dirt trial last week. It was a good piece of work and he looks in prime condition. King Erie worked very well for Douglas Whyte on the turf this week, clocking 47.6 over 800 metres. Honourable worked in a steady manner over 400 metres (22.6) this week. Fortune All Times has not impressed in his work and trials and should need the experience. Mr Genki worked nicely when jumping out of the gates on Monday, though he was beaten by Silverbird.


RACE FOUR, RATED 75-55 (C3), 1,650 METRES


Industrial Pride looks fit and well. He worked stylishly without the blinkers for Whyte on Monday. East Ocean Dragon was given a testing gallop on the turf on Monday when clocking a slick 46.0 for 800 metres. Classa Victory looks fit and his work has been hard to fault.


RACE FIVE, RATED 60-40 (C4), 1,650 METRES


Sunrise Rainbow appears to have progressed further since his run on April 25. He won an all-weather dirt trial on May 21 in good style. Happy Kid has worked very well for the past month and his final gallop was impressive. New Milestone has had just one easy piece of work since competing on May 22 but is fit and well. Dandy Bunny displayed a little more enthusiasm in his final hit-out over 800 metres (54.2) and can improve further.


RACE SIX, RATED 75-55 (C3), 1,200 METRES


Swiss Lad continues to work extremely well and his all-weather trial on May 18 was outstanding. Sugar And Sweet worked particularly well on the turf on Monday when clocking a hard-held 47.6 for Craig Williams. Billet Express could not be faulted in the couple of light gallops he has had since competing on May 19. The World Of Love worked well on the grass last week. Patrick Payne asked him to extend and he covered his final 400 metres in 22.1 seconds. Engineering Wonder continues to show plenty of enthusiasm in his trackwork.


RACE SEVEN, RATED 95-70 (C2), 1,800 METRES


Lucky Good Day looks fitter now. He was given a testing gallop out of the gates on Monday where Coetzee urged him along over 400 metres in 21.8 seconds. Mastery looks in sparkling order and his final 1,200 metres gallop (1:20.3) was sound work. Shanghai King was worked in blinkers in his final gallop for Whyte. He moved well with the gear change which may sharpen him up. Danriva remains in tip-top shape and another decent performance can be expected.


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