LATE TO THE PARTY caught the eye during training this morning.
Galloping on the plough, LATE TO THE PARTY was travelling strongly at the completion of 1000m run in 1:7.1, sprinting the last 600m in 37.7. He won nicely at Counties two starts back and found it difficult clearing traffic early in the home run at Tauranga last outing. He will head to Wellington this weekend and should be competitive at nice odds.
VIGOR WINNER maintained a strong pace over 1000m, the 800m in 51, last 600m in 37.8.
TURN THE ACE, who ran a much-improved race last start, was in good form over 1200m, clocked in 1:19.5, the concluding 600m in 38.
Impressive last start winner MISS ELLA and ACHIEVE worked very well together when timed from the 1200m in 1:20.8, finishing off in 38.9.
PERIGEE ran a solo 1400m in 1.38, the 600m in 40.1. CONTAGIOUS strode 1000m in 1:9.5, the final 600m in 39.4. FIELD OF GOLD completed the last 600m of a stressless 1300m in 40.3.
RAPID FALLS came to the end of 1000m in 1:9.4, home in 39. JOLENE worked nicely over 1300m run in 1.23 and 38.4.
OSO SAVVY and EVA CHIARA strode a comfortable 1300m, running the last 600m in 44.1. LEADING MAN cut out the final 600m of 1000m in 39.
RUN TO PERFECTION left 1000m behind in 31:9.9, home in 39.4. ROYAL ROC followed with an easy 1000m in 1:10.8 and 42.9. STYLISH SUGGESTION was timed from the 600m in 44. CLARA BELLE worked in from the 600m in 43.
BRAHMA SUNSET ran 1000m in 1:9.3 and 39. TUTUKAKA had THE LANDING for a companion over 1200m, completing the final 600m in 38.9.
ROCONONO left 800m behind in 54.2. MAGIC SHOW was also sent 800m, the 600m in 39.2. DARK SATIN was clocked 600m in 38.7. TOMMY GOLD sprinted 600m in 37.9. GWITHIAN BAY ran the last 600m of 1000m in 40.6.