RUN TO PERFECTION looked at peak fitness when completing his preparation for Saturday's Legacy Lodge Sprint.
Galloping on the sand, RUN TO PERFECTION travelled nicely through the line, returning 39.6 for the final 600m of 800m. He was unlucky last start and has a previous victory at Te Rapa. He will be hard to beat.
WESTWOOD, an impressive recent trial winner and WESSEX, matched strides over 800m, the last 600m in 41.9. WESTWOOD is due to debut at Te Rapa and has the advantage of the inside barrier.
SWEET ANNA enhanced her Te Rapa prospects with lovely work over 1000m in 1.10, home in 39.4. CAMAROSA came in from the 1000m in 1.12 and 42.7.
TIVACI|O’GIO and SACRED FALLS|MONTWEST were timed 600m in 41.6. CONTEMPLATION left 1000m behind in 1.8, the 600m in 40.1.
LETZ‘AV BUBBLES was clocked 600m in 42.7. ADHIRA strode 1000m, the final 600m in 45.3.
HOW MUCH FOR CASH and THE NIGHT KING returned 1.26 and 41.9 for 1200m. ONEROA and PICUAL were paired over an easy 1000m in 1.14, home in 41.
OSO SAVVY and SUMMER FESTIVAL followed in 1:13.2 and 42.3. RAPOSA RAPIDA came in from the 600m in 43.
Working on the poly-track BRAHMA SUNSET, who was placed in a recent trial, started at three- quarter pace from the 1000m, quickening over the last 600m in 38.9. She has been placed both times fresh and should again be competitive in the Dunstan Horsefeeds 1300 at Te Rapa.
CAMINATA looked fit for Te Rapa when running 1000m, the 600m in 38.9. BRAZEN BEAU|SEW IT SEAMS ran 600m in 37.5.
DIVINE PROPHET|SIDEREUS NUCIUS and CHARM SPIRIT|SHEMOZZLE breezed up 400m in 27.9. PRECIOUS COLOURS ran the final 600m of 800m in 40. VIOLETTA came to the end of 1000m in 1.8, home in 38.3.
On the plough HYPNOS left 1400m behind in 1.37 and the 600m in 41.2. HASSTOBEPERFECT and CAPRICCIO ran 1000m in 1.11 and 42. APOSTROPHE and AVALENE cut out the 1200m in 1.26, the 600m in 41.1.
Best bet | Te Rapa | Race 5 | Legacy Lodge Sprint | 2.30 pm | RUN TO PERFECTION