Winton Harness Racing Club – Workouts Friday 8th November 2019 – Track Hard and Fast with a strong northerly.
Race One: Learners Mobile Pace 2400 metres
This heat was won impressively by A Rocknroll Dance filly Suzie Rocks. This three year old is out the six win Live Or Die mare The Receptionist. Suzie Rocks is trained by Ray and Tracee Faithful and was driven by Ray. Her winning time was 3-11.9 and the winning margin was four lengths. She should qualify easily.
Race Two: Non-Winners Mobile Pace 2400 metres (up to MR50)
Revitalise continued his improvement taking out the first non-winners heat in the hands of Ollie Kite. He’s by Bettors Delight out of an old Southland family developed by Murray Bradford. He’s related to Noble Strike (17 wins) and Time Flies (36 wins). His winning margin was two lengths. The winning time was 3-12.8.
Race Three: Non Winners Mobile Pace 2400 metres (up to MR50)
Rakajameson looked big and strong when he easily won his heat by four lengths. He’s by He’s Watching out of Artsplace mare Raksplace. That makes him a brother to a host on winners – Raksdeal, Rakarolla, Raksmach and Raksbet. He’s capable of winning early. The winning time was an impressive 3-05.2.
Race Four: Non Winners Trot 2400 metres (up to MR50)
Andy Hall looks like he’ll be added to the strong group of young trotters in the Southland province when he impressed in winning his heat. The winning margin was three lengths and he open that margin up after the finishing line. A big future this bloke.
Race Five: Pace 2400 metres stand (up to R82)
Paddyproudfoot looked ready for Cup Week when be narrowly beat Mighty Flying Art by a head in the up to R82 heat. Mighty Flying Art looks in great nick and should be racing in the next fortnight.
Race Six: Trot 2400 metre stand (up to R68)
De Vito power out to a massive lead early for driver Brent Barclay. He had five lengths to spare at the finish line as both Chinese Whisper and Christmas Babe made up big margins. Chinese Whisper and Christmas Babe shouldn’t have too many problems racing in their grade when they resume.
Race Seven: Mobile Pace 2400 metres (up to R64)
Lite Percussion looked good in winning his heat. He holds a nomination in the Show Day Futurity at Addington in a weeks time. He beat Bunter’s Dream by half a length. Kilowatt Kid, Slate and Rockabilly Blue we’re pushed to run in behind these two.
Race Eight: Mobile Pace 2400 metres (up to R55)
Dachy held on to beat a fast finishing Yankee Party by a neck. Yankee Party won her only start last season and looks like an early winner this campaign.