Performance Of The Day  – February, 2022

27th February 2022

Performance of the Day – Master Porthos.
A simply sublime track debut performance by this Canterbury based young son of Fernando Bale and Jemma Tee. His first sectional of 4.54secs. was similar to other Railway Sprint heats, however his final sectional of 13,54secs. was clearly superior. Overall time a blinding BOD of 18.08secs.
Congratulations to trainer Tony Hart and to owner Jose Arthur, who also bred him in partnership with the late Ray Adcock.


24th February 2022

Performance of the Day – GEORGIA’S GIRL.

A brilliant time of 18.25secs. saw Georgia’s Girl come ever so close to breaking the C 2 Grade class record time of 18.23secs. jointly held by Bright Conquest (2007) &Yeboah (2015).
A daughter of Barcia Bale – Isavana, she is certainly blessed with the gift of high speed. Congratulations to Team Craik.

20th February 2022

Performance of the Day –  DARK HAZARD

Continuing on from Thursday’s confidence building victory over the 375m trip, Dark Hazard produced a super front running display, scoring by a six length margin in a BOD and PB time of 30.45secs. when winning the C2/3 Federal Morgan Stakes.
A daughter of champion sire Fernando Bale, she is very well related, being a three quarter sister to three time Australian Grp. 1 winner Sennachie, who holds the 520m Albion Park track record. Dam Red Rocks currently has a hot young pup Big Opal Rocks, who is making a huge impression racing in Melbourne.
Congratulations to her Australian owner Allen Thomas and trainers Wayne and Tracy Steele, who produced the trifecta with kennel mates Opawa Sandridge and Shonky Sticker filling the placings.

13th February 2022

Performance of the Day – OPAWA KIRK
Yesterday, this “Young Gun” chaser again cemented his chance to be a real contender for the forthcoming Grp 1, $80,000.00, Auckland Cup Final. The heats to be contested on the 27th Feb., followed by the final on the Sunday 6th March. No doubt as always it will be a hotly contested event.
Congratulations to Team Farrell as they also produced the placegetters in the race; Zipping Barty and Opawa Albert.

6th February 2022

Performance of the Day
By lowering her PB by 2 lengths and posting a new PB of 30.44secs. in the C3/4 Carol’s Taipa Tavern Stakes, the 24.50kg Thrilling Gem takes yesterday’s Performance of the Day. In doing so this determined little chaser graduates to C5 to take on the big boys.
Facebook friends of Gem’s owner Steve Codlin, would have read his post expressing his appreciation of the rare opportunity to be able to purchase this, young well bred chaser from her previous kennel, who had done such a professional job with her rearing and education. Well said Steve.
Congratulations Team Codlin
Paw Note; Litter sister Thrilling Tessa also trained by Sean and owned by Ten Thirty Friday &Punt the Putt Syndicate finished runner up in the event